Saturday, July 27, 2013
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River July 15-24.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
July 23 — Hood River — Male assaulted and received minor injuries.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
July 15 — E. Marina Drive, 1100 block — Two residents of Wapato, Wash., were cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
July 16 — Old Columbia River Drive at Highway 35 — Officer assisted the Hood River Sheriff department in the arrest of a Hood River resident for unlawful possession of methamphetamine.
July 21 — I-84 at milepost 62 — A Cascade Locks resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
July 23 — I-84 at milepost 63 — Male from Portland, Ore., was arrested for unlawful possession and distribution of psilocybin in the amount greater than ½ pound. Another male resident of Portland was cited for unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:
July 20 — Ninth Court, 1600 block — Officer responded to a report of a broken-out car window.
July 20 — Union Pacific Rail Train near the Mount Hood Railroad — Two males were arrested from within the trailing engine control room they had secreted themselves in. After the leading engineer became aware they were there, he stopped the train.
July 23 — Sherman Avenue, 1500 block — Officer took report of the egging of a house.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
July 20 — Oak Street at Fifth Street — Vehicle stopped for speeding. The driver admitted to drinking and consented to field sobriety tests, and was consequently arrested and lodged at NORCOR.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
July 15 — Cascade Avenue, 800 block — Vehicle towed for blocking a driveway.
July 19 — Sixth Street at Cascade Avenue — A White Salmon resident’s vehicle was struck from behind by another vehicle pulling out of a parking space.
July 21 — Hood River Toll Bridge — A Husum, Wash., resident was cited and released for driving while misdemeanor suspended through the State of Oregon.
July 21 — May Street at 10th Street — Officer assisted on a traffic stop.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
July 15 — Belmont Drive, 4200 block — Male arrested on a warrant out of Wasco County Circuit Court.
July 21 — Cascade Avenue — Male arrested on two valid felony warrants out of Minnesota.
July 21 — Cascade Avenue, 3400 block — An Ontario, Ore., resident was arrested on a warrant out of Multnomah County, and lodged at NORCOR.
July 24 — 12th Street, 1600 block — A Hood River male was arrested on a Wasco County warrant.
July 24 — Cascade Avenue at Clearwater Lane — Male from Idaho was arrested on a valid warrant out of Gladstone Municipal Court.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
July 16 — E. Marina Drive, 1000 block — Officer responded to a report of shoplifting.
July 18 — 12th Street, 800 block — Female investigated for forging several hotel room vouchers worth $1,800.
July 18 — A Street, 1500 block — Female reported her home was entered unlawfully and several items were taken.
July 22 — May Street, 3800 block — Officer took a report of the burglary of multiple carpenter tools and numerous brand new appliance from a house.
July 21 — Hood River — Male arrested on charges of rape II and sex abuse I.
July 16 — Second Street, 200 block — A female found money downtown and placed it with the police department for safekeeping.
July 18 — 12th Street, 800 block — Officer dispatched to hospital regarding patient who was leaving against medical advice.
July 20 — Cascade Avenue, 1800 block — A Hood River resident reported a missing backpack with contents.
July 21 — 12th Street, 800 block — Officer took report of a lost tablet computer that had occurred July 18.
July 22 — Second Street, 200 block — Officer took information report of a parent not following a court order regarding visitation.
July 23 — May Street, 2400 block — Officer given a baggie of marijuana found at an assisted living center.
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Welcome to your sing-able Christmas gift list. What follows is an emergency rendition of “12 Days of Christmas” – for outfitting your home or car in case of snow storm, earthquake, flood or other emergency. Read it as a simple list, or sing it to the tune of “12 Days” – you know, as in “ … and a partridge in a pear tree…” Not to make light of it, but the song is a familiar framework for a set of gift ideas that you could consider gathering together, even if the recipient already owns items such as a bunch of coats, tire chains and flashlights. Stores throughout the Gorge are stocked up on all these items. Buying all 12 days might be prohibitive, but here are three ideas for checking any of the dozen off your list (notations follow, 1-12.) The gift items needed to stay warm, dry and safe are also coded to suggest items in your abode (A) in your car (C) or both (B). 12 Gallons of Water (A) 11 Family meals (B) 10 Cans of propane (A) 9 Hygiene bags (B) 8 Packs of batteries (A) 7 Spare coats (B) 6 Bright red flares (C) 5 Cozy blankets (B) 4 Tire chains (C) 3 Flashlights (B) 2 cell phone chargers (B) 1 And a crush-proof first aid kit (B) Price ranges? Here’s a few quotes for days Three, Two, Four and Nine: n A family gift of flashlights (three will run $15-30, Hood River Supply, Tum-A-Lum) n Cell phone chargers (two will run $30-60) n Tire chains (basic set, $30, Les Schwab, returnable if unused for the winter) n Family meals ($100 or so should cover the basics for three or four reasonably well-fed days) n The home kit should be kept in a handy place near an exit, and remember that water needs to be replenished every few months. If you have a solid first aid kit already, switch out the gift idea with “and-a-sto-o-u-t- tub-for it-all …” Otherwise, it’s a case of assembling your home or car kits and making sure all members of the family know what the resources are and how to use them (ie flares and propane). Emergency situations are at worst life-threatening, at best deeply uncomfortable if you and your family are left without power for an extended period, or traveling and find yourself in a situation where you need to wait out a storm, lengthy traffic delay, or other crisis. Notes on the 12 gift ideas: 12 – Gallons of water: that’s one per person in a four-member family to last for three days, the recommended minimum to be prepared for utility outages. 11 – Easy-open packaged goods, energy bars, dried food and nuts are good things to include for nutrition. Think of what your family of four needs for three days to stay fortified and hydrated (see number 12). Can-opener also recommended 10 – If you have a propane camping stove, keep extra fuel handy. 9 – Hygiene bags: put packaged moistened towelettes, toilet paper, and plastic ties in large garbage bags (for personal sanitation) Resource list courtesy of Hood River County Emergency Management, Barbara Ayers, manager/ 541-386-1213. The county also reminds residents to Get a Kit, Make A Plan to connect your family if separated, and Stay Informed. See www.co.hood-river.or.us to opt-in for citizen alerts. Enlarge