Wednesday, July 31, 2013
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River July 22-28.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
July 23 — Barrett Drive — Female arrested for domestic assault in the fourth degree and lodged at NORCOR.
July 25 — Laurance Lake Campground — Male arrested for menacing and disorderly conduct II. He was taken to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital for clearance due to his high level of intoxication before being lodged at NORCOR.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
July 27 — Wy’east road, 3000 block — Juvenile male cited and released for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:
July 24 — Indian Creek Road, 1100 block — Male arrested for theft III, criminal trespass II, and criminal mischief I and lodged at NORCOR.
July 26 — Henderson Road, 800 block — Possible criminal mistreatment reported.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
July 26 — Highway 35 at milepost 100 — A Portland area male was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and lodged at NORCOR.
July 27 — Odell Highway, 3300 block — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol following a traffic stop. BAC registered .07 percent. He was also cited for no operator’s license and driving uninsured with a written warning for failure to maintain lane.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
July 23 — Miller Road, 6300 block — Deputy took information regarding a fraudulent check.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
July 23 — Highway 281 — Deputy investigated a motor vehicle accident.
July 24 — Powerdale Drive — Deputy took information about a hit-and-run between two vehicles. No one was reported injured.
July 26 — I-84 at milepost 59 — Deputy responded to a non-injury, single-motor-vehicle crash.
July 26 — Highway 35 at Van Horn Drive — Driver cited for no operator’s license and driving uninsured after a traffic stop for failure to maintain lane. The vehicle was towed.
July 27 — Wy’east Road, 3000 block — Male arrested for reckless driving and driving while suspended, revoked following a traffic stop and lodged at NORCOR.
July 27 — White River Sno-Park — Deputy responded to a motor vehicle crash. Upon arriving, LifeFlight was landing. The deputy identified that the crash had actually happened inside of Wasco County and the case was transferred.
July 28 — Highway 35 at Vanhorn Drive — Driver cited for no operator’s license and driving uninsured after a traffic stop for failure to maintain lane. The vehicle was towed.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
July 24 — Wy’east Road, 3000 block — Male arrested on an outstanding felony warrant and for giving false information to police. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Theft or burglary:
July 22 — Viento State Park — Victims of a car prowl called to report their vehicle had been vandalized and items stolen.
July 25 — Bartlett Loop — Deputy took information in regards to a theft.
July 25 — Tucker Road, 1400 block — Theft and criminal mischief reported.
July 25 — Guignard Drive, 3400 block — Theft reported.
July 27 — Tucker Road, 1300 block — Theft of two brand new, heavy truck tires mounted on rims were reported stolen. They were valued at $1125.
July 23 — Kingsley — Deputy responded to an offensive littering complaint and found the campsite littered with trash.
July 23 — White River Sno-Park — A search and rescue operation was conducted for an injured 10-year-old male.
July 26 — Rainy Lake Road — A search and rescue operation was conducted for a female with an ankle injury. She was transported to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital via ambulance.
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Lawnmower torches Arbor Vitae on Portland Drive
The riding lawn mower driven by Norma Cannon overheated and made contact with dry arbor vitae owned by Lee and Norma Curtis, sending more than a dozen of the tightly-packed trees up in flames. The mower, visible at far right, was totaled. No one was injured; neighbors first kept the fire at bay with garden hoses and Westside and Hood River Fire Departments responded and doused the fire before it reached any structures. Westside Fire chief Jim Trammell, in blue shirt, directs firefighters. The video was taken by Capt. Dave Smith of Hood River Fire Department. Enlarge