Wednesday, November 6, 2013
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Oct. 21-27.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Oct. 21 — 12th Street, 1300 block — Male cited for unlawful possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana after a traffic stop.
Oct. 21 — Cascade Avenue — Hood River male cited for possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana during a traffic stop.
Oct. 21 — Ninth Court, 1600 block — Officer responded to a report of a juvenile male violating his house arrest by smoking marijuana in his bedroom before leaving the apartment. A small amount of marijuana was found in his bedroom. He was located with friends and cited for possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana.
Oct. 24 — May Street at 10th Street — Two males from The Dalles were cited for possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana.
Oct. 25 — Second Street at Cascade Avenue — A Woodburn, Ore., resident was arrested on the charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR. During the same incident, a resident of Dallas, Ore., was arrested on the charge of driving while suspended, misdemeanor, and also lodged at NORCOR.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Oct. 24 — 12th Street at Wilson Street — A Washington female was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants and lodged at NORCOR. She was also cited for driving while suspended, illegal U-turn, driving uninsured, having blacked out tail lights and refusing a breath test. The vehicle was towed.
Oct. 25 — State Street at Ninth Street — Male arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants, cited and released.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Oct. 22 — Fourth Street at Cascade Avenue — Female reported being the victim of a hit-and-run.
Oct. 23 — Wasco Street, 1500 block — A vehicle was towed for blocking a driveway.
Oct. 23 — 20th Street at Cascade Avenue — A vehicle was towed following a traffic stop for driving uninsured.
Oct. 24 — May Street, 900 block — Officer took report of a hit-and-run at an elementary school.
Oct. 24 — Pacific Avenue and Woods Court Avenue — A White Salmon resident sideswiped a pedestrian who was standing next to a vehicle.
Oct. 27 — I-84 at milepost 64 — Officer responded to a two-car, non-injury motor vehicle crash. A driver was cited for violation of the basic rule, driving too fast for conditions.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Oct. 23 — Button Bridge — A transient male was arrested on three outstanding warrants out of Multnomah County and lodged at NORCOR. He was also cited for possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana.
Oct. 24 — 12th Street at Wilson Street — A Washington resident was arrested on a restraining order violation.
Oct. 25 — I-84 at milepost 63 — Juvenile female taken into custody for harassment and probation violation.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
Oct. 21 — Cascade Avenue, 3100 block — Female reported a stolen vehicle.
Oct. 21 — Pine Street, 1100 block — The theft of 39 black pallets were reported stolen from a local business.
Oct. 21 — 10th Street, 1000 block — A lawn mower was reported stolen.
Oct. 24 — Cascade Avenue, 2000 block — The theft of a high-definition television was reported from a local business.
Oct. 25 — Pacific Avenue, 900 block — Bicycle reported stolen from inside a residence.
Oct. 21 — Oak Street, 200 block — A cellphone was reported lost.
Oct. 21 — 18th Street, 1100 block — Officer contacted a resident regarding a complaint about her yard.
Oct. 26 — Belmont Avenue, 1400 block — Two underage males were cited for minor in possession of alcohol. Another subject was cited and released for furnishing alcohol to minors.
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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