Police and Fire


Sheriff Log, Nov. 17 to 23

All calls were responded to within the county of Hood River.

Sheriff Log, Nov. 9 to 17

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

Public Records: CIRCUIT COURT

Oct. 2014

Fire destroys two structures near Broughton lumber mill

A fire completely destroyed two buildings near the old Broughton Mill in Skamania County last Wednesday afternoon.

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Team works together in runaway cliffhanger

Boy, 17, climbs down sheer slope, pulled to safety by Crag Rats and plenty friends

While spinouts and pileups dominated on Nov. 13, it was an actual cliffhanger that occupied about 20 emergency responders’ day.

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Marine Board honors Sheriff duo for life-saving river rescue

The Oregon State Marine Board honored Hood River County marine law enforcement deputies John Harvey and Sergeant Ricardo Casteneda for their life-saving efforts during the 2014 boating season. With their skills, expertise, timing, and teamwork, a life was saved on the Columbia River.

Sheriff Log, Nov. 4 to Nov. 9

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

Body of Portland woman found at Swell City

Law enforcement is trying to figure out what caused the death of a Portland woman whose body was found Saturday at a popular windsurfing site located west of Hood River on the Washington side of the Gorge.

Police Log, Oct. 27 to Nov. 2

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

Uncle: Mom of boy found dead got psychiatric care

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — An uncle of a 6-year-old autistic boy found dead after his mother told police she threw him from a bridge on the Oregon coast says the woman had been under intense emotional distress for years while caring for the child and more recently for her disabled husband.

Former HR resident arrested for alleged murder of son

Jillian McCabe, 34, accused of throwing son off Newport bridge

A woman who had recently lived in Hood River was arrested in Newport late Monday after allegedly throwing her 6-year-old autistic son off the Yaquina Bay Bridge, killing him.

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Murder suspect Soto-Quintana won’t see court until next year

A Hood River man accused of murdering the mother of his child won’t go before a judge again until next year following the conclusion of a court appearance on Monday that provided no new information on the crime.

Sheriff Log Oct. 27 to Nov. 3

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

Turkey Shoot returns Nov. 9

Odell Fire Department Volunteer Association will hold its benefit skeet shoot Turkey Shoot on Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to dark at Hood River Gun Club, on Tucker Road.

Truck driver seriously hurt in Hwy. 35 crash Tuesday

A California man received a serious injury Tuesday evening when he lost control of the commercial truck he was driving and rolled off Highway 35 near the Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort.