Friday, March 15, 2013
Feb. 25 to March 13
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
March 8 — May Street, 1600 block — Two juvenile males were cited and released, one for disorderly conduct and one for harassment.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Feb. 28 — Country Club Road, 400 block — Male cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
March 2 — 13th Street at A Street — A Hood River resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
March 8 — C Street at 14th Street — A Cascade Locks resident was arrested for unlawful possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR.
March 8 — C Street at 14th Street — A White Salmon resident was cited for unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and failure to obey traffic control device.
March 9 — Sherman Avenue at 22nd Street — A vehicle passenger was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana during a traffic stop.
March 10 — Sherman Avenue at 22nd Street — A vehicle driver was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana during a traffic stop.
March 13 — W. Cascade Avenue, 2600 block — A Hood River resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and driving without a valid operator’s license.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:
Feb. 27 — Cascade Avenue, 1900 block — Male arrested for criminal trespass II and charged with a probation violation.
March 7 — C Street, 1400 block — Officer made contact regarding criminal mischief done to a local business.
March 8 — May Street, 1600 block — Two juveniles were cited and released for disorderly conduct.
March 10 — Talon Drive at 29th Street — Officer took report of a window being broken out.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
March 1 — 13th Street at A Street — Hood River resident arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, reckless endangering and disorderly conduct II.
March 2 — Cascade Avenue at Sixth Street — Male cited and released for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
March 2 — Third Street at State Street — A Hood River resident was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
March 3 — Sixth Street at Sherman Avenue — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
March 11 — 13th Street at Sherman Avenue — A White Salmon resident was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Feb. 25 — E. Marina Drive, 1100 block — Officer took report of counterfeit money being passed at a local gas station.
Feb. 28 — 12th Street, 1800 block — Officer took report of a counterfeit $100 bill passed at a local grocery store.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
March 3 — 22nd Street at Sherman Avenue — A Hood River resident was arrested for attempting to elude on foot and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and lodged at NORCOR. Suspect was cited for driving while suspended and an un-signaled turn. A juvenile male was also in the car and lodged at the juvenile detention center at NORCOR for a probation violation from attempting to elude on foot and consumption of alcoholic beverages.
March 4 — State Street, 400 block — Female reported that someone had struck her vehicle on Feb. 27 in a parking lot.
March 5 — Cascade Avenue, 3400 block — A vehicle was towed for driving uninsured.
March 6 — Wasco Street at 13th Street — A Hood River resident was cited and released for reckless driving and issued citations for exhibition of speed, defective lighting, failure to carry proof of insurance and disobeying a traffic control device.
March 8 — Cascade Avenue at 18th Street — Officer dispatched to a motor vehicle crash.
March 9 — 13th Street at May Street — Officer dispatched to a motor vehicle crash.
March 9 — I-84 at exit 62 — Male arrested for driving while suspended, misdemeanor.
March 12 — Hood River — Male reported damage done to his vehicle which he believed was caused by a hit and run in a parking lot.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
March 1 — 21st Street, 1100 block — Female arrested on three out of town warrants.
March 4 — Oak Street, 1600 block — Male arrested for three outstanding warrants and charged with felon in possession of a restricted weapon.
March 9 — Rand Road at Sherman Avenue — A Siletz, Ore., resident was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant out of Lincoln County and driving while suspended, misdemeanor. Suspect was lodged at NORCOR. Additional citations were given for failure to use headlights, driving uninsured and failure to carry license and registration.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
Feb. 25 — 12th Street, 1700 block — A juvenile male was cited and released for shoplifting.
March 4 — Wasco Avenue, 2700 block — A Stevenson resident was arrested for theft II.
March 7 — 12th Street, 1400 block — Officer made contact with a male regarding a theft from his business.
March 8 — Cascade Avenue, 500 block — Officer took report of theft by deception from a Hood River resident who had been left stranded in Mexico after paying for a plane ticket that was never delivered.
March 11 — Montello Avenue, 2200 block — Officer took report of a stolen gun from a car within the last six months.
March 11 — Oak Street, 100 block — Male arrested for shoplifting.
March 11 — 12th Street, 1300 block — Officer took report of a cold burglary from a local business.
March 13 — State Street, 300 block — Officer took report of the theft of $20 cash from a parked vehicle.
March 1 — 18th Street at Cascade Avenue — Male arrested for providing false information regarding his identity and lodged at NORCOR.
March 1 — Second Street, 200 block — A wallet was found in downtown Hood River and placed into evidence for safekeeping.
March 9 — Oak Street at Second Street — A White Salmon resident was cited for urinating in public.
March 10 — Ninth Court, 1600 block — Officer took report of a found phone left at an apartment.
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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