Saturday, March 29, 2014
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River March 3-23.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
March 16 — Second Street at Oak Street — Officers responded to a fight in progress. There were multiple people involved in the altercation. Two males were cited and released for assault IV.
March 20 — Eighth Street — Officers responded to a residence on a report of a possible domestic assault. After investigating the incident, the male was determined to be the aggressor, and he was arrested and lodged at NORCOR.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
March 3 — 12th Street, 1600 block — A Cook, Wash., resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
March 5 — No address given — A male and female were arrested on the charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR.
March 6 — Cascade Avenue, 3100 block — A Hood River resident was arrested on the charges of unlawful possession and unlawful distribution of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR, and additionally cited for unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
March 7 — I-84 at milepost 63 — A Spokane Valley, Wash., resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
March 7 — I-84 at milepost 63 — Vehicle stopped for a minor traffic infraction. After contacting the driver of the vehicle, officer smelled marijuana. The driver gave consent to search the vehicle, and a small amount of marijuana was located.
March 8 — Eugene Street, 1000 block — Hood River resident cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
March 12 — N. First Street, 100 block — A White Salmon, Wash., resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
March 13 — I-84 at milepost 64 — A Washington state resident was arrested on the charges of unlawful possession of heroin and unlawful possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR, and additionally cited with unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
March 13 — 12th Street, 1800 block — A Cascade Locks resident was arrested on the charge of unlawful possession of heroin and lodged at NORCOR.
March 14 — I-84 at milepost 64 — Vehicle stopped for speeding. After contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of marijuana. After a probable cause search, a large amount of marijuana was located. The driver and passenger were arrested and lodged at NORCOR.
March 15 — Wasco Street at N. 15th Street — A Hood River resident was arrested on the charges of unlawful possession of heroin, unlawful delivery of heroin and tampering with physical evidence, and lodged at NORCOR. Another Hood River resident was also arrested on the charge of unlawful possession of heroin.
March 15 — Avalon Drive, 1800 block — A controlled buy of heroin was conducted. Officers then secured the residence and consent was gained by the residents to search. Two males and one female were arrested for frequenting a place where controlled substances are used. Two other males were arrested for unlawful possession and distribution of heroin and marijuana. The search of the residence revealed over an ounce of marijuana, 1.6 gg of heroin, packing material for both drugs, $1,440 cash in a baggie with marijuana flakes intermixed, a stolen revolver, a scale, $20 worth of confidential funds used during the controlled buy, and several pill bottles containing different kinds of prescribed medication, including hydrocodone, methadone, trazadone and Prozac. There were also multiple other drug paraphernalia items resembling heroin use, marijuana use, methamphetamine use and other items.
March 19 — Old Columbia River Drive at Highway 35 — A Sandy resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
March 21 — I-84 at milepost 62 — A Portland female was arrested on the charges of unlawful possession of heroin and unlawful possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR. A Portland male was also arrested and lodged on the charges of unlawful possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of schedule II hydrocodone and hydromorphone.
March 21 — Eugene Street at Rand Road — Vehicle stopped for minor traffic infraction. A probable cause search was conducted and marijuana was located in the center console. The driver was cited for unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
March 23 — Jaymar — Male arrested for unlawful possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR.
March 23 — May Street, 1600 block — Juvenile male cited and released for possession of an inhalant after officer observed him smoking an electronic cigarette while playing tennis.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:
March 4 — Belmont Avenue, 1200 block — Hood River male arrested for criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.
March 4 — Sherman Avenue, 700 block — Female contacted regarding criminal mischief to her vehicle.
March 9 — Montello Avenue, 900 block — A Washington male was arrested for criminal trespass II and disorderly conduct.
March 15 — N. 13th Street at Wasco Street — Male arrested for disorderly conduct, criminal trespass, resisting arrest and a parole violation. He was reportedly acting strange and walking into several yards in the area. He was lodged at NORCOR.
March 19 — Second Street at Cascade Avenue — A Washington male was arrested for entering and attempting to enter several vehicles. He was also reported to have broken a beer bottle in the driveway of a Hood River resident. He resisted arrest.
March 22 — Second Street, 100 block — Officer responded to a report of a fight in progress. A male was later arrested for breaking a window and charged with disorderly conduct II and criminal mischief II. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
March 10 — Cascade Avenue at Second Street — A Bingen, Wash., resident was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
March 16 — Sixth Street at State Street — Female arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
March 22 — Marian Street at Ninth Street — Female arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and lodged at NORCOR.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
March 12 — Wasco Avenue, 2700 block — A Heights medical office was advised of an unknown person, who is not their patient, that had used their information to call in several Schedule 4 drug prescriptions to their pharmacy, and later pick these items up.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
March 3 — Wasco Street, 2700 block — Washington female reported her pickup was damaged in a hit-and-run.
March 4 — Oak Street, 100 block — Hit-and-run reported.
March 6 — Portway Street, 900 block — Officer investigated a motor vehicle crash. A tractor trailer hit a fire hydrant.
March 7 — Belmont Drive at Indian Creek Road — Hood River male pulled over for failure to maintain lane of travel. He had no proof of driver’s license and the car was towed.
March 14 — Serpentine Drive at Sixth Street — Officer responded to a report that a parked vehicle had rolled into two vehicles.
March 16 — I-84 at milepost 63 — Vehicle towed after the driver was stopped for speeding and found to have his Washington license suspended. The vehicle was not safely parked.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
March 4 — 12th Street, 800 block — Male arrested on a probation violation hold and lodged at NORCOR.
March 5 — I-84 at milepost 63 — Portland female arrested on outstanding Multnomah County warrants and lodged at NORCOR.
March 7 — Wasco Street, 2700 block — Male transient arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Clark County and lodged at NORCOR.
March 20 — No address given — A Hood River resident and a Washington resident were both lodged at NORCOR on separate probation violations.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
March 4 — Fourth Street, 200 block — Theft reported from a Hood River restaurant.
March 11 — E. Marina Drive, 900 block — Theft of fuel reported. A California resident was cited and released for theft III.
March 12 — Wasco Street, 2700 block — Stolen purse reported.
March 17 — May Street, 1600 block — Theft involving items stolen from a student backpack reported.
March 19 — Wasco Street, 2400 block — A Hood River resident reported their vehicle had been entered unlawfully.
March 21 — 12th Street, 1400 block — Theft III and shoplifting reported.
March 17 — Hood River — Rape reported.
March 3 — 12th Street, 1700 block — An employee at a local store turned in a purse that had been left at the store over the weekend.
March 4 — Pacific Avenue, 800 block — Bike found abandoned outside a building.
March 9 — Third Street at Oak Street — Male cited for public indecency after an officer observed him urinating next to his car.
March 10 — 12th Street, 1800 block — A grocery store turned over a plastic bag to an officer containing miscellaneous credit cards, IDs, a wallet, two cellphones and other various cards.
March 11 — A Street at 14th Street — Officer contacted regarding vehicles not being moved from streets after notice was posted. Two vehicles were towed from the area to allow construction to resume.
March 16 — Piltz Court, 700 block — Bike recovered after the owner of a residence found it sitting against their fence.
March 23 — Skate Park — Juvenile cited for minor in possession of alcohol.
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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