Friday, June 21, 2013
For June 9-16
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
June 16 — Dock Road at Highway 35 — Officer responded to a report of assault. The suspect left prior to the officer’s arrival and the victim denied medical treatment.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
June 10 — E. Marina Drive, 900 block — A Portland, Ore., resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
June 12 — Jackson Park — Officer responded to a report of several juveniles in possession of alcohol and possibly illegal narcotics at the park. Two juvenile males were apprehended, one cited and released, and the other lodged at NORCOR.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
June 15 — 13th Street at Taylor Avenue — A Parkdale resident was arrested for felony driving under the influence of intoxicants, alcohol, and felony driving while revoked.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
June 15 — Second Street, 100 block — A downtown business was the apparent victim of a fraud.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
June 11 — Cascade Avenue — Officer responded to a three-car motor vehicle crash. One passenger was transported to the emergency room and one was life- flighted to OHSU.
June 14 — State Street at First Street — Officer investigated a vehicle versus pedestrian crash.
June 14 — Cascade Avenue at Ninth Street — A resident of The Dalles was arrested for driving while suspended misdemeanor.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
June 10 — 12th Street, 1800 block — Male arrested for violating probation.
June 11 — Wasco Avenue, 2700 block — Male arrested on an outstanding warrant from Deschutes County and lodged at NORCOR.
June 12 — Jackson Park — Juvenile male arrested on a probation violation after consuming alcohol.
June 15 — Cascade Avenue, 2200 block — A California resident was arrested on a Municipal Court warrant.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
June 13 — C Street, 1200 block — Officer contacted a female regarding a stolen bicycle.
June 13 — May Street, 3600 block — Officer contacted a male regarding theft of gasoline from his vehicle.
June 10 — Avalon Way, 1900 block — An iPhone was recovered and reported as possibly stolen.
June 13 — E. Marina Drive, 1000 block — Officer recovered a personal check at a restaurant.
June 13 — 12th Street, 2000 block — Officer contacted a male regarding a lost wallet at an auto store.
June 16 — Fourth Street — A Hood River resident was arrested for now allowing his fianceé to call police after a domestic disturbance.
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Parkdale third graders sing "12 Disaster Days of Christmas"
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