Police Log for Sept. 28

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Sept. 18-22.

Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:

Sept. 21 — Ninth Court — A Hood River resident was arrested for harassment and criminal trespass II.

Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):

Sept. 18 — Sherman Avenue at 24th Street — A Yelm, Wash., resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana. Another Yelm resident was cited for driving uninsured, no operator’s license and unsignaled turn.

Sept. 20 — 12th Street at Prospect Avenue — Vehicle stopped for minor traffic violation. Driver cited for open container, possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, and failure to obey a stop light.

Sept. 21 — Westcliff Drive at Windswept Place — A resident to The Dalles was arrested for unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, unlawful distribution of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of methamphetamine, unlawful distribution of marijuana, unlawful possession of marijuana, and unlawful possession of hashish.

Driving under the influence of intoxicants:

Sept. 21 — North Second Street at Riverside Drive — A Louisiana resident was arrested for driving under the influence of controlled substances, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of a schedule III controlled substance, and possession of a schedule IV controlled substance.

Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:

Sept. 18 — Brookside Drive, 1300 block — A Hood River resident reported a hit-and-run.

Sept. 20 — 12th Street, 1300 block — Officer took report of a cold hit-and-run that had occurred in the parking lot of a local business.

Sept. 22 — 12th Street at C Street — Driver cited for driving while suspended; the vehicle was released to a friend.

Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:

Sept. 20 — E. Marina Drive, 1000 block — An Oregon male was arrested on a warrant out of Troutdale.

Sept. 20 — 12th Street, 1800 block — An Oregon resident was arrested on a warrant out of Klickitat County with additional charges for assault IV and strangulation, and lodged at NORCOR.

Theft, burglary or robbery:

Sept. 18 — Belmont Avenue, 1300 block — Male reported his wallet had been stolen.

Sept. 20 — 12th Street, 1700 block — A business reported the fraudulent return of items for consideration of purchase for other products, and a partial credit to the suspect’s credit card.

Sept. 23 — 12th Street, 1800 block — Officer took report of a female leaving a restaurant without paying for her meal. When an employee attempted to confront her in the parking lot, she and her friends drove off.

Sept. 22 — Indian Creek Trail — Male reported his wallet had been stolen. Three possible suspects were interviewed.

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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

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