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News of Record for August 2, 2013


The Sheriff’s Office reported the following:


10:15 a.m., Columbia — A woman was warned not to block workers from cutting down a tree on the 23300 block of Porcina Way. 

1:16 p.m., Phoenix Lake — Someone said a man was stumbling around extremely drunk or having a medical problem at Phoenix Lake Road and Paseo De Los Portales. He was gone when deputies arrived. 

2:32 p.m., Columbia — A 76-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure at Pioneer Park on Parrotts Ferry Road. 

4:02 p.m., Sonora — An argument was heard in a call from the 20100 block of Chipmunk Road with one male voice distinguishable. A man answered on a call back, but with poor quality and it was disconnected. When officers checked the home, no one was there and the back door was open. 

5:47 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village — Two different accounts were given about who started a fight on the 24000 block of Palpeta Lane. 

6:32 p.m., East Sonora — Someone reported a very agitated man following a woman up Tuolumne Road at Hess Avenue. They were not located. 

7:35 p.m., East Sonora — A wallet and cell phone were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle behind a business on the 13700 block of Mono Way. 

8:48 p.m., Tuolumne — Someone said a woman was having a meltdown and “breaking everything outside” on the 17800 block of Apple Colony Road.

9:16 p.m., Sonora — A woman said her ex-boyfriend was moving out of their apartment and taking her belongings on the 12800 block of Chukar Circle. Her belongings were in the apartment and returned to her. 

10:23 p.m., Sonora area— A woman said someone just broke a window in the garage on the 16400 block of Estralita Drive. 

11:34 p.m., Sonora area — Someone was arrested for domestic violence and violation of probation after an assault was reported on the 12900 block of Mountain View Road. 


2:30 a.m., Tuolumne — A woman said her father was assaulted by a neighbor who used obscene language, then swung a “four-foot decoration” at him, but didn’t make contact on the 18400 block of Carter Street. 

2:44 a.m., Jamestown — Someone requested a patrol check because an unknown person keeps knocking on the door on the 10300 block of Willow Street. 

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


8:02 a.m., trespass — Someone wanted a woman removed from a property after she reportedly became belligerent on East Bald Mountain Road.

11:30 a.m., suspicious circumstances — Someone found a man with a hospital bracelet lying along the roadway on Oakside Drive. Officers concluded he didn’t need medical attention but asked him to move along. 

12:38 p.m., drugs — A man was cited and released for having an open container of alcohol and possession of marijuana in Courthouse Square on South Washington Street. 

1:11 p.m., suspicious circumstances — Someone called about a neighbor on Oak Street with trash and offensive signs in his yard and the caller believes the house had been condemned. Officers concluded the house had not been condemned.

1:41 p.m., traffic accident — A non-injury traffic accident occurred at Restano Way and South Washington Street.  

3:02 p.m., suspicious circumstances — Someone thought they found a “human part” at a county building on Calaveras Way. Officers concluded it was not a human part. 

4:44 p.m., theft — Registration tags were stolen from a vehicle on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road. 

8:30 p.m., suspicious circumstances — Officers were told to be on the lookout for a dark purple or black four-door sedan because the older man driving it had reportedly followed two juveniles home from the skate park on Greenley Road. The vehicle was not located.

10:02 p.m., weapons violations — Someone reported four small caliber gunshots near Greenley Road. The area check and nothing was seen or heard. 

11:45 p.m., public intoxication — Someone reported a person passed out drunk in front of a business on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road. The person was taken to the hospital for medical clearance. 

Felony bookings


8:15 a.m., Columbia — Stephen Boyd Marchand, 47, of the 1400 block of California Street, Stockton, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after an arrest on Yankee Hill Road. 

9:20 a.m., Jamestown — Paul Jason Lee, 43, of the 18300 block of Ninth Avenue, was booked on suspicion of violation of post-release community supervision terms after an arrest on the 100 block of Highway 49. 

6:20 p.m., Columbia — John Albert Miller, 33, a transient, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, violation of probation and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after an arrest on the 11300 block of Columbia Village Drive. He was also arrested on local warrants for drug possession and carrying an illegal weapon. 

6:40 p.m., Columbia — Joshua Earl Caudill, 28, of the 18100 block of Sonoma Hills Lane, Sacramento, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after an arrest on the 11300 block of Columbia Village Drive. 

6:40 p.m., Columbia — Michelle Marie Colopy, 22, a transient, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession and violation of probation after an arrest on the 11300 block of Columbia Village Drive. 


Cited on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs:


8:16 p.m., Crystal Falls — Sandy Ann Ball, 27, of the 73400 block of Raymond Way, was booked after a arrest at American River and Crystal Falls drives. 


The Sheriff’s Office reported the following: 


10:05 a.m., Valley Springs — Credit card theft was reported on Westhill Road.

11:37 a.m., Camp Connell — Someone reported a burglary on Old Quarry Road. 

11:47 a.m., Mountain Ranch — A fight between two men was reported on South Rail Road Flat Road. 

1:38 p.m., Valley Springs — Battery was reported after a property dispute on Chestnut Street. 

2:09 p.m., West Point — Someone reported damage to two vacant residencies on Bald Mountain Road.

2:29 p.m., Valley Springs — Four youths were reportedly trying to get others to buy alcohol for them at a business on the 200 block of Highway 12. 

3:17 p.m., Wallace — Someone said a person was living in an abandoned business on the 8000 block of Highway 12. 

4:41 p.m., West Point — Someone said a man was walking around with a large firearm on Main Street. He was not found by officers. 

5:23 p.m., Wallace — Someone said people left with a case of beer they didn’t pay for at a business on the 8000 block of Highway 12. 


12:36 a.m., West Point — A woman was screaming on Highway 26. 

1:09 a.m., Valley springs — A woman believes a prowler has been in her yard off and on all night on Mockingbird Hill. 

4:05 a.m., Burson — A man was reportedly seen running around the campground at South Shore, on Beach Drive, screaming and yelling and threatening people. 


Cited on suspicion of diving under the influence of alcohol or drugs:


12:22 a.m., Angels Camp — Stephen Lewis Mars, 55, of the 100 block of Eighth Avenue East, Twin Falls, Idaho, was booked after an arrest o the 1400 block of Vallecito Road. 

9:11 p.m., Valley Springs area — Charles Garduno, 60, of the 2000 block of Winema Way, Modesto, was booked after an arrest on Highway 12 at Briski Hill. 

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