Nate Larson and Kyle Cozad were sworn in Feb. 1 by Sheriff Matt English, as Hood River County’s newest deputy sheriffs. Larson and Cozad fill positions recently vacated by retirement.
Joey Soto and Cory Gross jumped to the rescue of 77-year-old man
Two young heroes employed at the Best Western Hood River Inn took fast action at the Columbia River on Tuesday around 1:25 p.m., pulling a 77-year-old man to safety from frigid river water. The victim’s family has requested his name be withheld.
For two weeks beginning Feb. 11, the Hood River City Police Department and the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a traffic safety blitz campaign.
The Hood River Fire Department has concluded its investigation into a mobile home fire on Cascade St last Thursday.
On Jan. 25, Deputy Travis Paulsen graduated from Basic Police Class 333 at Oregon’s Department of Public Safety Standards and Training, located in Salem.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Jan. 20-29.
Crews from numerous local fire agencies responded to a mobile home fire in the 1800 block Cascade Street Thursday night.
An Oregon State Police traffic stop last Thursday led to the arrest of a Pasco, Wash., man after an OSP drug detection canine and trooper discovered more than 4 pounds of crystal methamphetamine concealed in a vehicle along Interstate 84 in Hood River.
Two engines, one each from Hood River and West Side Fire, and about a dozen fire fighters responded to a reported house fire in the 1500 block of Tucker Road Monday afternoon. West Side fire station was only blocks away from the scene and the engines, along with several volunteers in their own vehicles, arrived at the scene moments after being dispatched.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Jan. 8-27.
Law enforcement officials scrambled early Wednesday morning after the mother of a 5-year-old boy reported that he had been kidnapped from her home in The Dalles by a known male.
Barring a plea deal between the state and defense, Donald McAndie will be heading to trial this spring.
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Jan. 13-21.
While several Oregon sheriffs have written to the White House opposing “unconstitutional” gun control laws, Hood River County Sheriff Matt English will not be joining them.
Defendant, 53, was charged with double murder in 2011
The state medical examiner’s office determined following Tuesday’s autopsy that a heart attack caused the death of accused murderer Roark David Smith in his jail cell.