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News of Record for January 28, 2014

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:

FRIDAY

9:06 a.m., fraudulent activities — A bad check for $1,300 was reportedly written at a South Washington Street business.

11 a.m., vandalism — Property damage was reported at Rotary Park on Woods Creek Drive.

11:07 a.m., traffic accident — Vehicles were blocking the road after a crash at North Washington Street.

7:32 p.m., theft — A woman allegedly shoplifted at a Mono Way grocery store.

10:53 p.m., suspicious circumstances — Someone called law enforcement to report a man at a South Washington Street bar with a knife attached to his belt. Deputies determined it was not illegal after investigating.

SATURDAY

12:16 a.m., theft — A man reportedly stole items at a Sanguinetti Road store.

11:58 a.m., civil problem — A woman said she was locked out of a bedroom on Linoberg Street when returning from a night out.

12:07 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A transient was setting up a camp near Highway 49.

9:07 p.m., theft — A catalytic converter was reportedly stolen out of a vehicle in a Sanguinetti Road parking lot.

SUNDAY

9:12 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A man was heard screaming obscenities near South Shepherd Street. He was not found by officers. 

11:38 a.m., warrant arrest — A woman was arrested on a local warrant for misdemeanor battery at a business on the first block of South Washington Street.

11:51 a.m., domestic dispute — A disturbance was deemed to be verbal only by an officer on Mono Way. 

4:33 p.m., sexual offense — Someone reported possible unlawful sex with a minor last week at an unknown location. 

9:29 p.m., suspicious circumstances — Someone reported a man sitting in a van across the street “all day,” on South Stewart Street. Officers deemed the situation OK.

MONDAY

12:09 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A man dressed in all black was reported acting suspiciously on Morning Star Drive. Officers could not find him. 

The Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

FRIDAY

8:47 a.m., Sonora area — A Serene Acres Drive woman said someone tried to open multiple lines of credit using her social security number.

9:22 a.m., Sonora area — A deputy on foot checked on a homeless camp at Cavalieri Road and Mono Way but found no one staying there.

10:22 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village — A former Yellow Pine Road employee allegedly threatened his former employer.

12:21 p.m., Twain Harte — A woman reported her wallet was stolen from a Joaquin Gully Road business.

12:38 p.m., Sonora area — An unattended, escaped burn pile was reported on Rough and Ready Trail.

3:09 p.m., Sonora area — Someone reportedly shoplifted items from a Mono Way store.

3:09 p.m., Jamestown — A woman was reported walking near the road at Highway 108 and Chicken Ranch Road with blood on her. Police were unable to locate the woman.

3:11 p.m., Sonora area — A Tuolumne Utilities District employee was reportedly threatened over the phone by a district customer who was informed of water conservation measures.

3:32 p.m., Sonora area — Gunshots and possible poachers were reported at Feather River Drive and Salmon River Court.

7:33 p.m., Sonora area — A roadside fight was reported between two men in separate vehicles at Phoenix Lake Road and Fallview Drive.

8:12 p.m., Jamestown — A fight was reported at a Highway 108 convenience store.

10:28 p.m., Jamestown — A woman caused a scene at a Chicken Ranch Road business, reportedly claiming a hot dog she bought at the business and ate made her sick.

11:33 p.m., Columbia — A loud party and bonfire were reported at Parrotts Ferry Road and Becky River Lane.

SATURDAY

12:03 a.m., Sonora area — A party with attendees yelling and screaming in the backyard was reported at Stanislaus Court and Sierra Meadows Drive.

2:31 a.m., Sonora area — Two people were reportedly harassing employees of a Mono Way restaurant while in the restaurant drive-through line.

10:15 a.m., Jamestown — Unsafe burning was reported on Main Street.

10:41 a.m., Groveland — A woman on Whites Gulch Road reported her daughter is being cyber bullied through harassing online messages.

12:28 p.m., Sonora area — A Columbia Way resident called deputies after finding a 2-year-old girl outdoors near the residence. Responders found the girl’s father, who apparently thought she was taking a nap and was unaware she had walked outside.

4:14 p.m., Sonora area — About 20 to 25 people were reportedly bungee jumping off the Wards Ferry Bridge on Wards Ferry Road.

7:06 p.m., Twain Harte — Someone was reportedly stealing gasoline at a Meadow Lane golf course.

7:14 p.m., Jamestown — A fight was reported between neighbors at a Wigwam Road mobile home park.

SUNDAY

12:21 a.m., Twain Harte —  Shoplifting was reported on Joaquin Gully Road.

12:49 a.m., Twain Harte — A party with a bonfire was reported at Mount Provo Road.

9:26 a.m., Sonora area — A domestic fight was reported on Beauchamp Road.

11:24 a.m., Sonora area — People were riding quads on private property at Campo Seco and Lime Kiln roads.

1:27 p.m., Columbia — Abuse was reported at Columbia Village Drive and Parrotts Ferry Road.

2:22 p.m., Twain Harte — A fire was reported in a yard on Sierra and Mark Twain drives. 

2:51 p.m., Jamestown — Someone reported a possible hazardous material situation at Green Springs Road and Highway 108.

3:58 p.m., Twain Harte — A man was asked to leave a business by deputies after he harassed female customers, asking if they had boyfriends, on Tiffeni Drive. 

6:05 p.m., Tuolumne — A man reported two teenagers were “up to no good” at Cottonwood and Fish Hatchery Road. 

6:18 p.m., Jamestown — A man said people keep going onto his property at night and he can hear them and smell ether on Peoria Flat Road. 

6:56 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village — A large, aggressive pit bull mix was reported roaming the neighborhood after snapping at a man in Kutchi Drive.

8:26 p.m., Sonora — A woman yelled for someone to call 911 while in an argument with her son on Jamestown Road. When officers arrived, she had armed herself with a knife, reportedly in fear of her son, who has a warrant. The son was not found.

MONDAY

1:53 a.m., Long Barn — Someone said a man showed up at his door, accused him of sleeping with his wife, then told him to pick up a knife because he intended to stab him in the neck. The caller ran and hid in the forest until he heard gunshots, he said, before running to someone else’s house who called 911. 

8:08 a.m., Sonora — An outbuilding was broken into at a government office on Cedar Road North.

9:57 a.m., Sonora area — An unattached garage was broken into the night before on Cavalieri Road.

Felony bookings

FRIDAY

12:01 a.m., Jamestown — Richard Keith Metcalf, 50, of the 3900 block of Scenic Drive, Modesto, was booked on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance after an arrest at Nelson Road and Chicken Ranch Road.

2:38 a.m., Sonora — Robert David Drechsler, 27, of the 700 block of Rudy Court, Los Banos, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, probation violation and possession of drug paraphernalia after an arrest on Mono Way.

3:01 p.m., Sonora — Nicole Tanya Soares, 21, of the 16800 block of Moonlight Hill, Sonora, was booked on suspicion of burglary after an arrest in the Junction Shopping Center on Mono Way.

4:36 p.m., Sonora — Jerry Leroy Gass, 26, of the 800 block of El Terino Avenue, Modesto, was booked on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, bringing alcohol or drugs into a prison or jail, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and driving with a suspended license after an arrest on Highway 108 west of Highway 49.

SATURDAY

7:35 p.m., Twain Harte — Bryce Jordan David Lawrence, 24, of the 19100 block of Superior Drive, Twain Harte, was booked on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and impersonation after an arrest at Twain Harte Drive and Highland Drive.

SUNDAY

2:27 a.m., Sonora — Nicholas Jay Hemm, 25, of the 21900 block of Sawmill Flat Road, was booked on suspicion  of drug possession and misdemeanor theft after an arrest on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.

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

SATURDAY

2:43 a.m., Sonora — Jason Emmett Battiste, 44, of the 17200 block of Monte Grande Heights Road, Soulsbyville, was booked after an arrest on South Stewart Street at Theall Street.

SUNDAY

8:48 p.m., Twain Harte — Marilyn Diane Eggerkiner, 58, of the 19100 block of Superior Drive, was booked after an arrest at Twain Harte Drive and Lava Road.

CALAVERAS COUNTY

The Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

FRIDAY

7:30 a.m., Paloma — Police responded to a report of domestic violence at Gwin Street.

8:39 a.m., Valley Springs — Three dogs were running free in a park at Coultrup Lane and Hironymous Way.

11:41 a.m., Valley Springs — A vehicle break-in occurred on Cane Lane with electronics stolen, a caller said.

1:54 p.m., Angels Camp — Multiple black angus bulls were blocking the roadway and unable to be moved at Highway 49 and Red Hill Road.

4:58 p.m., Valley Springs — A disagreement over a road incident led to a disturbance on Stanley Road.

5:25 p.m., Valley Springs — A fight between neighbors was reported at Burns Court.

5:54 p.m., Valley Springs — A dispute between neighbors was reported on Cane Lane.

6:44 p.m., Wilseyville — A residential burglary was reported on North Railroad Flat Road.

SATURDAY

12:38 a.m., Mokelumne Hill — Someone was allegedly intoxicated and knocking on doors on Peek Circle.

1:24 a.m., Wilseyville — A domestic dispute occurred on Lambert Lane.

10:22 a.m., Mokelumne Hill — Mail theft occurred on Highway 26.

11:28 a.m., Copperopolis — A fight was reported on Quill Road.

6:31 p.m., San Andreas — A disturbance was reported at a West Saint Charles Street bar.

SUNDAY

12:07 a.m., San Andreas — A commercial burglary was reported at a West Saint Charles Street business.

7:07 a.m., Copperopolis — Several people were partying and doing burnouts with vehicles at Squaw Drive and Salmon Road.

10:46 a.m., San Andreas — Trees were stolen on Marshall Avenue.

12:50 p.m., Valley Springs — Gunshots were reported near McCann Drive.

8:22 p.m., Murphys area — A man was sleeping in the U.S. Post Office on Big Trees Road.

Felony bookings

FRIDAY

10:03 a.m., Copperopolis — Sage Roberts Arias, 36, of the 2200 block of Charmstone Way, was booked on suspicion of drug possession after an arrest at his home. 

10:09 a.m., Valley Springs — Russell Alan Moore, 53, of the 3300 block of Botfuher Road, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after an arrest at his home. 

1:34 p.m., San Andreas — Jonathan Chadwick Armstrong, 30, of the 2400 block of Snag Court, Valley Springs, was booked on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm after an arrest at the Calaveras County Jail on Mountain Ranch Road.

SATURDAY

1:22 a.m., Angels Camp — Gary Allen Trueba, 58, of Manteca, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, transporting drugs, bringing drugs into a jail and misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

1:57 a.m., Angels Camp — Laurie Dawn Linder, 48, of Manteca, was booked on charges of drug possession and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after an arrest at Highway 49 and Whittle Road.

1:59 a.m., Burson — Tammy Ileane Skelton, 44, of the 3300 block of Davis Drive, was booked on suspicion of willful cruelty to a child possibly leading to injury or death after an arrest at her home. 

3:10 a.m., Wilseyville — Mitchell Dean Brown, 47, of the 200 block of Lambert Lane, was booked on suspicion of battery with serious bodily injury and misdemeanor public intoxication after an arrest at his home.

4:15 p.m., Angels Camp area — Crystal Marie Garza, 31, of Modesto, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after an arrest at Glory Hole Road.

4:15 p.m., Angels Camp area — Joel Allyn Marsdin Hunter, 34, of Modesto, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and possession of concentrated cannabis after an arrest at Glory Hole Road.

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

FRIDAY

2:45 p.m., Angels Camp — Morgan Anderson, 26, of the 10800 block of Buena Oaks, Sonora, was booked after an arrest at Highway 49 and Stanislaus Avenue.


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