Sheriff: Never give personal information on the phone.
Wilma Packer said, “I’m glad I stopped to think,” after an apparent scam phone call on Tuesday morning.
Preliminary information indicates two people died in Oregon in fatal traffic crashes during the 2013 Thanksgiving holiday reporting period between 6 p.m. Nov. 27 and 11:59 p.m. Dec. 1.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Nov. 24-Dec. 1.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
Authorities are asking for help from anyone with information on the nighttime Nov. 25 fire at Diamond Fruit Growers in Odell.
A 44-year-old Dee man was arrested on drug charges Nov. 27 in a multi-agency operation that culminated an investigation by Hood River County Sheriff’s Office.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Nov. 17-25.
Hood River Police Department will be conducting a traffic safety blitz campaign through Dec. 3.
A pillar of fire rose over Odell Monday night as flames devoured 10,000 plastic fruit bins on Diamond Fruit property at AGA Road and Odell Highway. Firefighters came from every department in the valley, deploying 12 tenders and engines including the Tower 3 from Hood River Fire Department. The fire was reported at about 7:20 p.m. “It looked like a Roman candle, flames sticking straight up,” said Pat Roy, who lives on AGA Road directly across from the fire.
A downed power line was responsible for knocking out electricity for about two-and-a-half hours Thursday morning on the west side of Hood River, as well as indirectly sparking a small fire at Westside Elementary that sent smoke through the school and triggered an evacuation.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Nov. 11-17.
A Hood River man was arrested Nov. 9 by Portland Police Bureau for drug charges.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Nov. 4-10.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Nov. 3-10.
Three Hood River residents were arrested last week as part of a joint drug sting conducted by Hood River City Police Department and the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office.