Saturday, November 16, 2013
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Nov. 4-10.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Nov. 5 — 27th Street — Officer took a report of harassment at a local health clinic that was video taped by the victim.
Nov. 8 — 12th Street — Officer took report of a possible harassment.
Nov. 8 — Second Street Overpass — A female was reported being pushed by a man while at the scene of a crash.
Nov. 9 — Westcliff Drive — Officer responded to a local hotel in regards to a domestic disturbance happening in one of the rooms. According to the reporting party, the domestic was between a husband and wife. A female aggressor was arrested and lodged at NORCOR.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Nov. 7 — Cascade Avenue, 2100 block — An unclaimed package containing 2.8 ounces of marijuana was recovered at a local business.
Nov. 8 — I-84 at milepost 64 — A female from Portland was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Nov. 8 — Second Street at Cascade Avenue — Three males were cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana during a traffic stop.
Nov. 9 — Ninth Court, 1600 block — A controlled buy of methamphetamine was conducted.
Nov. 9 — Ninth Court, 1600 block — Officers from Hood River Police Department and Hood River Sheriff’s Office conducted a search of a residence after a controlled buy of methamphetamine was conducted. Two males and a female were arrested on multiple drug possession and delivery charges as well as child neglect and endangering charges. A juvenile female was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and frequenting a place where controlled substances are used.
Nov. 9 — Cascade Avenue at 13th Street — A vehicle was stopped for a minor traffic violation. After contacting the driver, he consented to a car search. A small, ripped-open baggy was found on the passenger floor board that field tested positive for methamphetamine. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Nov. 9 — 13th Street at Taylor — A Hood River male was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants and lodged at NORCOR.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Nov. 4 — Button Bridge Road at Dock Road — Officer responded to a non-injury motor vehicle crash.
Nov. 5 — 13th Street at May Street — Officer responded to a motor vehicle crash. A driver involved was cited for failing to obey a traffic control device.
Nov. 6 — E. Sherman Avenue, 0-100 block — A vehicle was reported stolen sometime the previous night.
Nov. 7 — W. Cascade Avenue, 2300 block — Officer responded to a two-vehicle, non-injury crash. One driver was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device and the other driver was cited for no license. Both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene.
Nov. 8 — I-84 at milepost 64 — A male from Portland, Ore., was arrested for felony elude, reckless driving, tampering with physical evidence, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of heroin, felon in possession of a restricted weapon and three felony warrants, as well as several traffic citations, and lodged at NORCOR. A female resident of The Dalles was arrested for tampering with physical evidence, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, hindering prosecution, offensive littering and possession of heroin.
Nov. 10 — I-84 at milepost 76 — Officer stopped a vehicle after coming back from The Dalles. The driver failed to maintain lane and had a broken tail light, displaying a white light to the rear. The driver was misdemeanor suspended and arrested by Oregon State Police.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Nov. 9 — Cascade Avenue at Mt. Adams Avenue — A resident of The Dalles was arrested on a probation violation and an additional charge of possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR. A Hood River resident was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
Nov. 4 — Eugene Street, 2700 block — Female reported that her vehicle had been stolen. It was later recovered.
Nov. 6 — State Street, 100 block — Broken window reported by a local business. Three generators were stolen that had been on display in the window.
Nov. 4 — 12th Street, 1800 block — Officer received a call from a local business that drugs had been found inside the store. The drug located tested positive for methamphetamine and was placed into evidence to be destroyed.
Nov. 5 — Ninth Street, 1500 block — Officer took report of possible elder abuse and prescription medication theft.
Nov. 5 — Ninth Street, 1600 block — Officer responded to a call of a suicidal juvenile. The juvenile is currently on probation in Hood River County and was taken to the ER for an evaluation.
Nov. 8 — Sterling Place, 1900 block — Officer responded to an unattended death.
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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