Wednesday, September 25, 2013
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Sept. 9-19.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Sept. 11 — Cascade Avenue — Two Hood River residents were arrested on the charge of assault IV domestic.
Sept. 14 — Marquez Court — Officer took report of a domestic assault. One party was being treated in the emergency room and the other was unable to be located.
Sept. 14 — 12th Street — Officer responded to a report of an assault. The reporting party told dispatch a male attacked a female and bystanders were holding the male back. The female juvenile was lodged for assault II and disorderly conduct II. The male suspect was unable to be located.
Sept. 15 — Cascade Avenue — Male reported being the victim of an unprovoked assault and strangulation attack in the parking lot of a local bar. The victim also reported losing his cellphone during the attack. A female was cited and released on charges of tampering with a witness and obstructing judicial administration in connection with the case.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:
Sept. 9 — N. First Street, 100 block — Male issued a criminal trespass citation after returning to a business after being lawfully told not to by both the establishment and the police.
Sept. 9 — Wasco Loop, 200 block — Two juvenile males were charged with cranial mischief for tagging personal property. They were also charged for theft III.
Sept. 11 — Windswept Place, 2100 block — A Hood River resident reported vandalism of a property he maintains.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Sept. 14 — Old Columbia River Drive at Highway 35 — A Hood River resident was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Sept. 9 — Cascade Avenue, 3100 block — A two-car motor vehicle, non-injury crash reported.
Sept. 12 — Eighth Street at Columbia Street — Female cited and released for driving while criminally suspended.
Sept. 13 — Hood River Toll Bridge — Officer received report of an item leaving the bed of a pickup and smashing into a passing car.
Sept. 13 — Cascade Avenue at Third Street — A White Salmon male was arrested for misdemeanor driving while suspended and lodged at NORCOR.
Sept. 13 — Wasco Street, 1300 block — Officer reported backing into a flower bed rock wall.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Sept. 13 — State Street, 300 block — A client of Hood River Community Corrections was placed in custody for a probation violation.
Sept. 14 — Cascade Avenue, 1800 block — Juvenile female arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear.
Sept. 15 — Cascade Avenue at Mt. Adams Avenue — A Lyle, Wash., resident was arrested on an outstanding probation violation warrant out of Klickitat County and lodged at NORCOR. Another Washington resident was cited for driving while suspended violation, driving uninsured and operating an unsafe motor vehicle.
Sept. 15 — Avalon Drive — A Hood River resident was contacted in regard to a possible restraining order violation.
Sept. 16 — Ninth Court — Female reported her estranged husband had violated a restraining order.
Sept. 16 — Wasco Avenue, 2700 block — A Portland, Ore., resident was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Multnomah County and lodged at NORCOR.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
Sept. 9 — May Street, 1600 block — An iPhone was reported stolen from a local school.
Sept. 10 — May Street, 3200 block — Officer took a report of an attempted unlawful entry into a motor vehicle. There was no damage to the vehicle, and nothing was taken.
Sept. 10 — Sierra Lane, 2500 block — A Hood River resident reported the loss of a $6,800 camera and lenses from a vehicle.
Sept. 12 — 12th Street, 1300 block — Officers responded to a bank robbery in progress call. Officers arrived on the scene and searched for the subject. The subject was not located on scene or the surrounding area. Multiple agencies responded to assist and statements and evidence were collected.
Sept. 13 — Belmont Drive, 4400 block —Male reported a theft after paying a company $2,494 in order to get a $3,000 loan. He then realized it was a scam.
Sept. 13 — Cascade Avenue, 3300 block — A business reported a person stole a generator from just inside the front door.
Sept. 16 — 12th Street, 1800 block — Employee cited for stealing $100 out of a deposit bag.
Sept. 10 — Freedom Drive, 1600 block — Female reported finding marijuana near her house. It was turned over to police for destruction.
Sept. 11 — Montello Avenue, 2600 block — Officer took report of two juvenile males who made unauthorized departures from NORCOR Juvenile Department custody.
Sept. 13 — Indian Creek Trail — Male arrested for failing to register a new address as a sex offender and lodged at NORCOR.
Sept. 15 — B Street, 1700 block — A wallet was found by a homeowner in her flowerbed.
Sept. 16 — Cascade Avenue, 2200 block — A wallet was found and turned into the police department.
Sept. 16 — Oak Street, 300 block — A Hood River resident reported that he had lost his wallet while at a downtown business.
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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