Wednesday, October 30, 2013
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Oct. 21-26.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Oct. 23 — Barrett Drive — Telephonic harassment reported.
Oct. 24 — Highway 35 — Juvenile female arrested for domestic assault IV and lodged at NORCOR.
Oct. 25 — AGA Road — Male arrested for assault IV, felony domestic after physically assaulting his partner in the presence of the couple’s child.
Oct. 26 — Fir Mountain Road — Male arrested for assault IV, domestic felony, and lodged at NORCOR.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Oct. 21 — Canyon Road — Male arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Wasco County. During a consent search of the vehicle, a methamphetamine pipe was found. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:
Oct. 23 — Odell Highway, 3300 block — Vandalism of fence and vehicle reported.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Oct. 25 — Eastside Road, 500 block — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless driving following a motor vehicle crash investigation. An evidentiary blood draw warrant was applied for and obtained, and he was lodged at NORCOR.
Oct. 26 — Tucker Road, 2300 block — BAC registered under .08 percent.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Oct. 22 — Tucker Road at Pheasant Drive — Deputy responded to a three-car motor vehicle crash. Two of the three cars were rear-ended and ultimately towed. The driver at fault was cited for reckless driving and uninsured driving. All three drivers were admitted to the hospital, cleared and released.
Oct. 26 — Dee Highway at Summit Drive — Vehicle stopped; the driver was violation suspended and driving without insurance. The vehicle was towed.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Oct. 22 — Montello Avenue at 13th Street — Male arrested on a warrant out of The Dalles.
Oct. 24 — N.E. Forest Lane, 800 block, Cascade Locks — Male arrested for a probation violation detainer.
Theft or burglary:
Oct. 21 — Brookside Drive, 3600 block — Illegal dumping and the theft of a game camera reported at a local golf course.
Oct. 23 — Dee Highway 3000 block — Female reported a theft via the telephone. The suspect purported to be her grandson and money was sent to Mexico.
Oct. 24 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — Unlawful entry into a motor vehicle reported.
Oct. 25 — N.E. Lewis Street, 0-100 block, Cascade Locks — Deputy took information to assist another agency.
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Lawnmower torches Arbor Vitae on Portland Drive
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