Sheriff Log for Feb. 22

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Feb. 9-17.

Controlled substance violations (non-DUII): Feb. 9 — Cooper Spur Drive at Highway 35 — Male cited and released for possession of more than one ounce of marijuana following a traffic stop. He was also cited for having an open container of alcohol.

Feb. 10 — Belmont Avenue at 13th Street — A small amount of marijuana was seized from a male following a traffic stop.

Feb. 12 — State Street, 300 block — Male contacted regarding drug paraphernalia found in a vehicle.

Feb. 12 — Tucker Road at Windmaster Market — A tow truck company handed a deputy less than one ounce of marijuana, which had been found in a vehicle that had been towed for the sheriff’s office.

Feb. 12 — I-84 at milepost 56 — Two adults were arrested for unlawful possession of more than one ounce of marijuana and endangering the welfare of a minor following a traffic stop. Both were lodged at NORCOR and the child taken into custody by the Oregon Department of Human Services.

Feb. 12 — I-84 at exit 56 — One male and one female were arrested on five counts of unlawful possession of more than one ounce of marijuana, five counts of unlawful delivery of more than one ounce of marijuana, delivery of a controlled substance (hash) and possession of a schedule I drug (hash). The male was also arrested for driving under the influence of drugs.

Feb. 13 — Wells Drive at Fir Mountain Road — Male cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and hunting turkey during closed season. His hunting rifle and the marijuana were seized.

Driving under the influence of intoxicants:

Feb. 12 — Highway 35 south of Willow Flat Road — An Odell resident was arrested for diving under the influence of intoxicants and was lodged at NORCOR. BAC registered .18 percent. The vehicle was towed.

Feb. 15 — First Street at Oak Street — Female arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after a traffic stop conducted for no front license plate. BAC registered .18 percent. She was released to a family member.

Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:

Feb. 13 — Dry Creek Road, 0-100 block, Cascade Locks — Deputies took report of an attempted fraud.

Feb. 13 — Iowa Drive, 5800 block — Deputies took report of an attempted fraud.

Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:

Feb. 9 — Wells Drive, 2300 block — Deputy covered a two-vehicle, non-injury motor vehicle crash.

Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:

Feb. 10 — Highway 35, 6500 block — Male arrested for a probation violation.

Feb. 10 — Webster Road, 2600 block — Male arrested for two warrants out of Hood River.

Feb. 12 — State Street, 300 block — Deputy assisted Hood River Parole and Probation with the arrest of a male for a probation violation.

Feb. 14 — Cascade Avenue, 1800 block — Male arrested for three warrants out of Hood River Circuit Court and lodged at NORCOR.

Theft, burglary or robbery:

Feb. 8 — Highway 35, 14000 block — Theft from a motor vehicle reported.

Feb. 9 — Brookside Drive, 1300 block — Theft of cash from a wallet reported.

Feb. 10 — Cramblett Way, Cascade Locks — Two males arrested for theft II and criminal trespass II following an incident on the Port of Cascade Locks property. A third suspect is still at large.

Feb. 12 — S.W. WaNaPa Street, 700 block, Cascade Locks — Stolen property was recovered at a residence.

Feb. 13 — Odell Highway, 3300 block — Deputy took report from a business of negotiating a bad check and theft II.

Feb. 13 — Belmont Drive, 3600 block — Report of a theft of cellphone, valued at $500, reported.

Feb. 15 — Highway 35, 5800 block — Deputy dispatched on theft of a firearm report.

Feb. 17 — Allen Road, 6900 block — Deputies assisted the Salem Police Department with a stolen vehicle report.

Feb. 17 — Holly Drive, 3600 block — Theft of money, bank card and identification reported.


Feb. 12 — May Street, 1600 block — Deputy provided the Hood River Crag Rats with the Office of Emergency Management for training purposes.

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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 to opt-in for citizen alerts. Enlarge

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