Wednesday, September 11, 2013
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Sept. 1-9.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Sept. 1 — AGA Road — Male arrested for three counts of menacing, attempted criminal trespass I, criminal trespass II, criminal mischief III and tapering with physical evidence. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Sept. 6 — Lingren Road — Male arrested for assault IV and disorderly conduct II and lodged at NORCOR.
Sept. 8 — S.W. WaNaPa Street, Cascade Locks — Male arrested for assault IV.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:
Sept. 4 — Woodworth Drive, 4600 block — Criminal mischief II was reported.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Sept. 3 — I-84 at milepost 53 — Female arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants following a traffic stop for a speeding violation. BAC registered .20 percent. She was lodged at NORCOR.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Sept. 2 — Billings Road, 5800 block — Male arrested for driving while revoked/felony and possession of methamphetamine. He was cited for careless driving and driving without insurance.
Sept. 6 — Forest Lane at Benbea, Cascade Locks — Vehicle towed for having no insurance.
Sept. 7 — Maple Road, 3200 block — A two-car accident occurred when one driver was backing out of a driveway and failed to see a car that had stopped in the area. Minor damage was reported to both vehicles with no injuries.
Sept. 8 — Highway 281 — Male arrested for driving while suspended/misdemeanor following a traffic stop. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Sept. 8 — Tucker Park — Vehicle towed after driver was found to be driving while suspended.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Sept. 1 — Clear Creek Road, 7600 block — Male arrested for a probation violation detainer. BAC registered .11 percent. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Sept. 1 — I-84 at milepost 62 — Female arrested for outstanding warrants out of Wasco County and lodged at NORCOR.
Sept. 1 — State Street, 300 block — Male arrested on an active felony warrant from Hood River Circuit Court.
Sept. 5 — Chevron Drive, 3600 block — Male arrested for a felony probation warrant.
Sept. 8 — Odell Highway at Dethman Ridge Road — Male arrested on a probation violation detainer. BAC registered .12 percent. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Theft or burglary:
Sept. 1 — Tucker Road, 1400 block — Deputy took report of another burglary from a storage unit.
Sept. 5 — N.E. Forest Lane, 900 block, Cascade Locks — Male arrested for burglary I, five counts of menacing, three counts of harassment, assault IV, assault II, failure to report as a sex offender, felon in possession of a firearm, pointing a firearm at another, unlawful use of a weapon, and interference with making a report. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Sept. 6 — S.W. WaNaPa Street, 400 block, Cascade Locks — Deputy took report of a stolen vehicle. Inside was the signed affidavit, bill of sale and owner’s cellphone. The vehicle was recovered by Skamania County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 7.
Sept. 6 — Cooper Spur Road, 8900 block — Male reported the burglary of several computers and related equipment at a residence.
Sept. 4 — Redwood River, 3400 block — Deputy responded to a report of a male trapped under a tractor. Upon arrival, the male had been pronounced dead.
Sept. 4 — N.E. Benbea Court, 0-100 block, Cascade Locks — Female arrested on behalf of the Portland Police Bureau.
Sept. 5 — N.E. Forest Lane Street, 600 block — Deputy took information regarding stolen or lost property.
Sept. 5 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — Minor cited for possession of tobacco at a local school.
Sept. 7 — Farwig Road, 3100 block — Deputy took report of a runaway juvenile male.
Sept. 7 — Eagle Creek Trailhead — Deputies directed a search and rescue for a female who had injured her knee on the Eagle Creek trail while hiking.
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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