Saturday, March 1, 2014
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Feb. 1-24.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Feb. 1 — 12th Street — A Hood River resident was arrested on the charge of domestic assault IV and lodged at NORCOR.
Feb. 5 — Eliot Drive — Hood River female arrested for domestic assault IV and lodged at NORCOR.
Feb. 9 — 12th Street — Felony domestic violence assault and no-contact order violation reported.
Feb. 13 — Ninth Street — Officer responded to a possible domestic assault. A Hood River resident was arrested for menacing domestic violence and lodged at NORCOR.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Feb. 1 — I-84 at milepost 62 — A Colton, Ore., resident was arrested for unlawful possession of methamphetamine and additionally cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and lodged at NORCOR.
Feb. 2 — Second Street at Cascade Avenue — Vehicle stopped for minor traffic violation. The driver and front seat passenger were later cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Feb. 5 — 12th Street, 1700 block — Four Hood River County residents arrested for drug charges and endangering the welfare of a minor, and lodged at NORCOR. One arrestee was also charged with theft I for having a stolen gun, and unlawful possession of a firearm.
Feb. 7 — I-84 at Westcliff Drive — Female arrested for misdemeanor driving while suspended and possession of methamphetamine, and her male passenger for possession of methamphetamine during a traffic stop.
Feb. 7 — Eugene Street, 1000 block — Male cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana after neighbors complained of the smell coming through the walls.
Feb. 12 — I-84 at milepost 66 — A Granger, Wash., resident was arrested on the charges of giving false information to a police officer, unlawful possession of methamphetamine, endangering the welfare of a minor times five, and a restraining order violation and was lodged at NORCOR. They also received several traffic citations.
Feb. 14 — 17th Street at Eugene Street — Hood River resident arrested on the charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR. They received an additional citation for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and defective lighting.
Feb. 19 — Eugene Street at Ninth Street — A The Dalles resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Feb. 22 — I-84 at milepost 63 — A The Dalles resident was arrested on 53 counts of identity theft, unlawful possession and distribution of methamphetamine, two counts of tampering with drug records and possession of schedule II drugs.
Feb. 23 — Second Street at Cascade Avenue — Rowena, Ore., resident was cited and released for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:
Feb. 1 — Oak Street, 1600 block — Criminal mischief to a car reported.
Feb. 16 — E. Port Marina Drive, 300 block — Transient female cited and released for trespassing on property she’d been previously warned not to go onto.
Feb. 21 — Oak Street, 100 block — Male arrested for criminal trespass II and lodged at NORCOR.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Feb. 1 — State Street at Second Street — Male failed field sobriety tests and lodged at NORCOR.
Feb. 5 — I-84 at milepost 63 — White Salmon resident arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Feb. 9 — 12th Street, 810 block — Male arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance. An Oregon State Trooper assisted in the case by doing a controlled substance evaluation. The male was cited and released to his father.
Feb. 16 — E. Marina Drive, 1100 block — Male arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
Feb. 23 — Highway 35 at East Side Road — Hood River resident arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Feb. 3 — Wasco Street, 1300 block — ID theft and theft II reported.
Feb. 4 — 12th Street, 1900 block — Forged check reported from a local business. It was reported that a male had stolen his mother’s checks and was purchasing items and forging his mother’s signature.
Feb. 18 — Westcliff Drive, 4100 block — Theft by deception reported. Suspect was cited and released.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Feb. 4 — 12th Street at Union Street — Mosier female arrested for criminally driving while suspended and lodged at NORCOR.
Feb. 7 — Oak Street, 400 block — Deputy responded to a hit-and-run accident.
Feb. 10 — Union Street at 12th Street — Suspended driver stopped; they did not have insurance and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
Feb. 13 — Montello Avenue, 2200 block — Vehicle towed; it was parked at an angle with the back end about 4-5 feet into the street.
Feb. 14 — 12th Street, 1200 block — Officer took report of a hit-and-run that had occurred in a parking lot.
Feb. 16 — Oak Street at Third Street — Motor vehicle crash reported.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Feb. 2 — Cascade Avenue, 2000 block — Hood River male arrested on two warrants and lodged at NORCOR. He was additionally cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Feb. 3 — Wasco Street, 1300 block — Female arrested on a warrant out of Benton County.
Feb. 6 — Second Street at Cascade Avenue — Transient cited and released for a bench warrant from the Superior Court of the State of Washington for the County of Clark. The transient was cited and released due to heavy snow conditions.
Feb. 11 — W. Cascade Avenue, 1800 block — Male interviewed at the request of Wasco County Sheriff’s Office.
Feb. 15 — I-84 at milepost 63 — A Washington state resident was arrested on four outstanding warrants and lodged at NORCOR.
Feb. 17 — Oak Street, 1600 block — Hood River male arrested on a warrant and lodged at NORCOR.
Feb. 20 — I-84 at milepost 62 — A Portland, Ore., resident was arrested on an outstanding bench warrant out of Clark County, Wash., and lodged at NORCOR.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
Feb. 4 — 12th Street, 1700 block — Hood River male cited and released for theft III after he was caught shoplifting.
Feb. 8 — Salmon Lane, 2100 block — Two snowboards were reported stolen from a residence. Two juveniles were later apprehended with the two stolen snowboards and then cited and released to their parents.
Feb. 14 — Sieverkropp Drive, 900 block — Officer took a report of a known male dumping his trash in an apartment dumpster without permission.
Feb. 18 — Brookside Drive, 1300 block — A Washington male reported the theft of $260 in cash from his wallet at a local business.
Feb. 1 — Hood River — Officer dispatched to hospital for a possible child sexual assault.
Feb. 15 — E. Marina Drive, 900 block — City units made contact with a juvenile female during a traffic stop. She was confirmed runaway from Skamania County. Custody was transferred to Skamania County for the juvenile to be taken back home.
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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