Tuesday, March 26, 2013
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River March 18-25.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
March 24 — Riordan Hill Drive — Male arrested on a municipal court warrant and charged with felony assault IV. He was issued citations and released due to extenuating medical circumstances.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
March 18 — I-84 at milepost 66 — Deputy assisted the Oregon State Police with a traffic stop, during the course of which a male was arrested for unlawful possession, distribution, and manufacturing of marijuana, and unlawful possession of cocaine. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:
March 23 — S.W. Adams Avenue, Cascade Locks — Male arrested for disorderly conduct II, attempted assault IV, criminal trespass II and carrying a concealed weapon (spring loaded knife), and lodged at NORCOR.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
March 23 — Ninth Court, 1600 block — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol preceding a report of an intoxicated driver in the area. He refused a breath test, and was lodged at NORCOR.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
March 22 — S.E. Frontage Road, 500 block, Cascade Locks — Male placed into custody for driving while suspended, misdemeanor, following a traffic stop.
March 22 — Cooper Spur Road at milepost 18 — Vehicle stopped for no front plate. The driver was identified and cited for a driving while suspended violation and notified to report to his probation officer that day. The vehicle was towed.
March 23 — Odell Highway at Homestead Drive — Vehicle stopped for expired registration. Driver cited for failure to registered vehicle, driving without an operator’s license and driving uninsured. The vehicle was towed.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
March 21 — Country Club Road, 1000 block — Male arrested for a probation violation preceding a traffic stop, where drug paraphernalia was located, including syringes with residue that tested positive for heroin and a blue pill identified as “atomoxetine.”
March 22 — Fifth Street, 1700 block — Male arrested for violation of a restraining order, unlawful possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a firearm.
Theft or burglary:
March 18 — Allen Road, 6500 block — Deputy recovered a stolen vehicle out of Vancouver, Wash., in an orchard near Parkdale. The vehicle was towed to the Hood River County impound lot.
March 23 — S.W. WaNaPa Street, 400 block, Cascade Locks — Deputy took report of a stolen vehicle taken March 21.
March 18 — State Street, 300 block — A found iPhone was turned in at the Hood River Sheriff’s Office.
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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