Sheriff Log for March 5

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Feb. 23-March 2.

Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:

Feb. 24 — Indian Creek Road — Two female subjects were issued citations to appear in court for assault IV and disorderly conduct.

Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):

Feb. 26 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — Male cited and released for unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana following a contact at a local high school.

Feb, 27 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — Three juveniles were cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana. One student was also cited for delivery of a controlled substance, less than five grams of marijuana, to another student. All three were released to their parents.

Feb. 27 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — Two students cited, one for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and other for possession of inhalants, nicotine.

Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:

Feb. 28 — Westcliff Drive, 3800 block — Deputy took report of vandalism to a mailbox.

Driving under the influence of intoxicants:

Feb. 23 — Odell Highway, 3300 block — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol following a traffic stop for speed. Breath test was refused so a blood warrant was obtained. He was later lodged at NORCOR.

Feb. 24 — Tucker Road at Pheasant Drive — A Parkdale resident was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants. BAC registered .14 percent. His vehicle was towed and he was lodged at NORCOR.

Feb. 24 — I-84 at milepost 68 — Deputy assisted the Oregon State Police with a driving under the influence of alcohol investigation.

Feb. 28 — Highway 35 at Masse Grade Road — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol following a traffic stop for violation of the basic rule (speed). BAC registered .11 percent. He was also cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and was later lodged at NORCOR.

Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:

None reported

Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:

March 1 — Highway 35 near milepost 63 — Deputy covered a single-vehicle rollover crash.

March 2 — Plogg Hill — Deputy responded to a two-car, non-injury motor vehicle accident. The driver of one of the vehicle was issued a citation for driving without a license. One vehicle was towed.

March 2 — Highway 35 near milepost 101 — Deputy covered a single-vehicle, non-injury rollover crash.

Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:

Feb. 26 — Hood River — Juvenile male placed under arrest for a probation violation and lodged at NORCOR.

Feb. 27 — State Street, 300 block — Male arrested for violating conditions of probation and transported to NORCOR.

March 1 — Portland Drive, 4000 block — Male arrested for a warrant and restraining order violation.

Theft, burglary or robbery:

Feb. 23 — White River Sno-Park — Deputy dispatched on a car prowl report.

Feb. 24 — N.W. WaNaPa Street, 400 block, Cascade Locks — Female contacted regarding theft complaint.

March 1 — Highway 35, 14000 block — Deputy took information regarding a theft.

Sex offenses:

None reported


Feb. 23 — Trout Creek Ridge Road, 6400 block — Deputies responded to a call for service that was deemed a medical issue after an investigation.

Feb. 28 — I-84 at milepost 55 — Deputy dispatched on report of a lost hiker. A search and rescue was initiated. The hiker was found by the Hood River Crag Rats and returned safely.

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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 to opt-in for citizen alerts. Enlarge

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