Friday, June 21, 2013
For June 9-15
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
June 14 — Baseline Drive — Male arrested for menacing and lodged at NORCOR.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:
June 9 — Pheasant Drive, 3800 block — Male arrested for criminal trespass I, criminal mischief III and a warrant.
June 16 — Cascade Locks Marina Park — A rear-side window was damaged on a motor home with what appeared to be a BB gun.
June 17 — S.W. WaNaPa Street, 400 block, Cascade Locks — Female arrested for disorderly conduct II and lodged at NORCOR.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
June 14 — Lower Viewpoint — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol preceding a traffic stop conducted for failure to obey a traffic control device and failure to maintain lane. BAC registered .22 percent. He was lodged at NORCOR.
June 15 — Iowa Drive, 5800 block — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and disorderly conduct II. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
June 9 — Highway 35 at milepost 64 — Deputy responded to a one-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle.
June 9 — Fourth Street, 100 block — Deputy responded to a two-car vehicle crash.
June 10 — Portland Drive, 4600 block — Male cited for failure to perform duties of a driver, driving without a valid license and driving uninsured.
June 11 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — Deputy investigated a motor vehicle accident near a local high school.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
June 13 — Cameo Drive, 2900 block — Male arrested on a warrant out of Deschutes County and lodged at NORCOR.
June 15 — Trout Creek Ridge Road, 6600 block — Male arrested for a probation violation and lodged at NORCOR.
Theft or burglary:
June 11 — S.W. WaNaPa Street, 600 block, Cascade Locks — Deputy took report of a stolen child’s bike.
June 11 — Eagle Tanner Trail — A search and rescue operation was conducted with Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office the primary command with assistance from the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office.
June 12 — Tucker Road at Bonneville Drive — Male cited and released for misrepresentation of age by a minor, minor in possession of alcohol and issued a written warning for failure to use headlights.
June 13 — Dock Road, 2600 block — Male contacted regarding an offensive littering complaint.
June 13 — Eastside Road, 1600 block — Deputy located a 15-year-old female runaway, who was released to her mother.
June 14 — Herman Creek Road — Deputy took possession of found property.
June 15 — Odell Highway at Wy’east Road — Female cited and released for throwing away lighted material.
June 15 — 13th Street at B Street — Male cited and released for throwing away lighted materials.
June 15 — Parkdale — Deputy took report of a dog that had bitten its owner.
The owner was contacted at the emergency room and he requested the dog be impounded and receive an assessment. The dog was taken to an animal shelter.
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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