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A young mother found dead

Police release few details about investigation

An “always smiling” young mother is dead, and Hood River Police are investigating.

Authorities discover body of 23-year-old woman in Hood River home

A welfare check at a Hood River residence on Monday turned into a death investigation after authorities discovered the body of a 23-year-old woman inside.

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Unoccupied car knocks down two cycles

Locked, found running and in drive – with no one around

The dispatch call was an odd one: a vehicle going uphill on Oak was reported to have knocked over two motorcycles, and stuck in place atop the bikes.

Police Log for Oct. 8

Aug. 24 to Sept. 28

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

Police Log for Oct. 4

Aug. 17 to Aug. 24

Sherrif Log for Oct. 1

Sept. 21 to 29

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APPLE TRUCK BURNS

A semi-trailer loaded with 42,000 pounds of apples destined for the east coast was heavily damaged Saturday after it caught fire along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 about three miles east of The Dalles.

Three suspected car prowlers arrested

On Sept. 23, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office took three people into custody who were allegedly actively breaking into parked vehicles on the Historic Columbia River Highway near Angels Rest in the Columbia River Gorge.

Sewage issues shut down CGCC Indian Creek Campus, classes back in session Monday

A sewer pump failure Thursday evening at the Columbia Gorge Community College Indian Creek campus in Hood River resulted in the closure of the campus to faculty, staff, and students on Friday.

Two teens charged in CL pistol-whipping incident

Two Gresham teenagers have been charged with second degree assault after allegedly pistol-whipping a man at a Cascade Locks motel early Tuesday morning.

Sheriff Log for Sept. 24

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Sept. 14 to 22.

HRCSO investigating assault at motel in CL

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating an assault that took place at a Cascade Locks motel early Tuesday morning.

Names released in pursuit that shut down railroad

Police have released the names of two individuals arrested in a traffic stop Friday, one of whom was allegedly involved in a foot pursuit that temporarily shut down the Union Pacific rail line near Hood River.

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Foot pursuit of suspects shuts down UP railroad

Train traffic on the Union Pacific rail line was briefly shut down Friday morning as law enforcement pursued a male suspect who allegedly fled during a traffic stop made by the Hood River Police Department.

HR man critically injured in Wasco crash

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Friday afternoon’s serious injury crash involving a motorcycle and van at an intersection on Highway 97 near Wasco in Sherman County.