Police and Fire


Public Records: CIRCUIT COURT

December 2013

Public Records: CIRCUIT COURT, Dec. 2013

Three citizens receive Lifesaving Awards from Sheriff’s Association

Citizens received official honors for their life-saving response to a vehicle crash on Interstate 84 in June near Cascade Locks.

Man arrested for allegedly stealing cables near Union Pacific rail

A 45-year-old Rainier man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly cutting and stealing a number of cables between the Wyeth weigh station and the Union Pacific rail line located approximately 10 miles west of Hood River off Interstate 84.

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Crash spills diesel into East Fork

Icy roads send semi over the edge

A steep grade and slick road conditions caused a semi-trailer to go over an embankment along Highway 35 Wednesday morning and narrowly miss taking a plunge into the icy East Fork of the Hood River.

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Escapee back in NORCOR after four-year hiatus

‘Get this stuff done’

On Aug. 19, 2009, Duane Allen Reineccius was temporarily released from the Northern Oregon Correctional Facility for a dentist appointmentwhile serving time for a probation violation on a DUII charge.

Sheriff Log for Jan. 8

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Dec. 23, 2013-Jan. 6, 2014.

Man faces assault, meth charges in alleged shooting of woman, 18

Hood River resident treated for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds in incident

A local man is behind bars after allegedly shooting and injuring a teenage woman at his residence Friday evening.

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Hood River County Sheriff officers honored as life savers

Sheriff deputies receive lifesaving award for July river rescue

On July 4, 2013, two men and a dog hung onto dear life and the keel of their sailboat as it capsized in the Hood River Marina and began to float downstream on the current of the mighty Columbia River.

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The news keeps flowing: Year in Review Part 2

There were plenty of fish in the river but regional water supplies were far from plentiful in 2013. Those are just two highlights of news in the Hood River News in the second half of the year. Here is a summary of events covered from July to December 2013, with a few updates. (Part I ran in the Jan. 1 edition.)

New charges filed in Lolley sex abuse case

73-year-old faces 14 counts of first-degree sexual abuse

Local business owner Kenneth Gordon Lolley is facing more child sexual abuse charges after an investigation determined he may have inappropriately touched the private parts of another underage girl.

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HR man charged with sexual abuse

A Hood River man has been charged with sexual abuse and attempted sexual abuse after being accused of inappropriately touching and attempting to touch underage girls.

Sheriff Log for Dec. 28

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Dec. 16-22.

Reward offered in Diamond fire

Wy’East Fire District and local, state and federal investigators are working diligently to bring the Diamond Fruit Growers fruit bin fire case to a close and are asking for the public’s help in gaining more information about the Nov. 25, blaze, according to Wy’east Fire Chief Greg Borton.

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Bank robber gets 3 years

A Hood River man has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree attempted robbery following a heist at the U.S. Bank branch on the Heights in September.

Kids relish ‘Shop With A Cop’

The rules of Shop With A Cop are two: no air-soft guns and all video games and movies purchased must be age appropriate.