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News of record for April 19, 2004

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

THURSDAY

10:11 a.m., Tuolumne — A woman found a day planner along Cherokee Road.

10:12 a.m., Jamestown — A woman said a man has been making violent threats toward her through other people.

10:18 a.m., Tuolumne — A woman found a gray metal tool box between Porto Fino Road and the 19200 block of Cherokee Road.

10:51 a.m., Tuolumne — A caller said an American flag was stolen from West Side Memorial Park on Main Street and Pine Street between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday.

10:55 a.m., Bellview Oaks area — A man on the 21000 block of Elizabeth Lane said he came home and found an abandoned bicycle in his yard.

1:17 p.m., Cedar Ridge — A woman reported that, while running on Mt. Elizabeth Drive, she discovered a large trash dump along the side of the road.

1:44 p.m., Twain Harte — A man said he parked his bicycle on the 22900 block of Joaquin Gully Road and it was damaged.

2:38 p.m., Twain Harte — A caller said a teenage boy pulled a pistol from his pants and hid it between two businesses on the 22900 block of Joaquin Gully Road when a deputy drove by.

2:56 p.m., Cedar Ridge — A man said his daughter saw kids opening mail along Broken Pine Road, but dropped it when the girl asked them what they were doing.

4:56 p.m., Apple Valley — A man on the 14000 block of Summer Lane said two cars were on his property and damaged it. He gave the license plate numbers to a sheriff's dispatcher.

6:07 p.m., Belleview Oaks — A caller on the 21900 block of Fortuna Mine Road said he was assaulted by another man.

9:56 p.m., Jamestown area — A woman said a possibly drunken man was walking on the side of Jacksonville Road.

10:43 p.m., Sonora area — A man was cited for driving without a license and driving while possessing marijuana after a traffic stop on Lyons-Bald Mountain Road at Greenley Road.

11:34 p.m., Tuolumne County — Merced Police department dispatchers put out a "be-on-the-lookout" order to law enforcement offices in several counties for a 21-year-old Hispanic man last seen in Merced and suspected of shooting and killing a Merced police officer.

FRIDAY

1:31 a.m., Tuolumne — A 34-year-old man was booked on five misdemeanor Siskiyou County warrants after a traffic stop and arrest on Tuolumne Road.

8:25 a.m., Sonora area — A man said someone stole a stereo and speakers from his unlocked vehicle parked on the 19200 block of Rockridge Way the night before.

8:39 a.m., Jamestown — A caller reported a vehicle on fire was blocking an east lane of Highway 108 near Wigwam Road.

10:39 a.m., Cold Springs — A man said his cabin on the 29300 block of Lassen Drive was burglarized.

1:19 p.m., Tuolumne — A woman on the 18500 block of Laurel Avenue said someone shot a hole in her sliding glass door the night before.

2:37 p.m., Jamestown — A woman found a wallet on Golf Links Road. It was later reclaimed by its owner.

3:29 p.m., Sonora area — A man said a trailer has been parked on his property on the 16500 block of Brookview Drive all day without permission.

4:20 p.m., Big Oak Flat — A man said he found items in a vacant trailer on his property on the 11300 block of Wards Ferry Road.

4:30 p.m., Sonora area — A caller said someone was hiding behind their house on the 21600 block of Fern Lane.

6:12 p.m., Tuolumne —A man on the 18300 block of Fir Avenue said three kids pried a board off an old window and entered the crawl space of a neighboring building.

6:34 p.m., Sonora area — An employee at a business on the 13700 block of Mono Way said her boss threw a lemon at her and bruised her leg.

6:48 p.m., Sonora area — A woman said a drunk man was hanging around a business on the 14200 block of Mono Way.

7:54 p.m., Columbia — An employee an R&L Mini Mart on Parrotts Ferry Road said someone drove off with the gas hose still in the car.

8:05 p.m., Twain Harte — An employee at a business on the 22900 block of Twain Harte Drive said two customers got into a fight.

8:11 p.m., Jamestown — A woman said she was assaulted by her roommate on the 17900 block of Seco Street.

8:14 p.m., Tuolumne — A man said another man jumped over his fence on the 19000 block of Carter Street.

9:18 p.m., Sonora area — The manager of a business on the 13700 block of Mono Way said about 30 teenagers were gathering outside the business.

10:14 p.m., Jamestown — The manager of a Preston Lane apartment complex said several teenagers were hanging around in a field behind the complex.

10:27 p.m., Groveland — A man on the 19600 block of Elder Lane said he caught two kids shooting a BB gun at raccoons.

10:43 p.m., Sonora area — A man on Loraine Court said about 15 cars were parked in a small cul-de-sac.

11:13 p.m., Sonora area — A woman said someone rang her doorbell on the 18600 block of Olov Road, but no one was there. When she went outside, she said two paper bags with animal feces and cigarettes were sitting next to an abandoned truck.

11:42 p.m., East Sonora — The manager of a business on the 13700 block of Mono Way said the about 30 teenagers that had gathered outside the business were fighting.

SATURDAY

12:57 a.m., Twain Harte — A caller said there was a party with several drunk teenagers on the 23000 block of Hawk Lane.

1:02 a.m., Sonora area — A caller reported a fight at a business on the 100 block of South Washington Street.

2:27 a.m., Tuolumne — A man said a couple of kids were "running around after curfew" on Pine Street.

6:44 a.m., Standard — A man said a business on the 19500 block of Standard Road was burglarized.

9:33 a.m., Jamestown — A woman on Shell Road said her car was burglarized.

11:07 a.m., Tuolumne area —A man said a tractor has been left on his property on the 15900 block of Yosemite Road for two months.

4:41 p.m., Quail Hollow — A man said his father-in-law was outside his apartment on the 12900 block of Chukar Circle with a rifle trying to get bullets away from his wife to shoot himself.

6:09 p.m., Phoenix Lake — A man said three other men were hanging out in front of his house on the 21400 block of Phoenix Lake Road "acting strangely."

9:03 p.m., Jamestown — A woman said a fire was lit in the men's bathroom at Rocca Park.

10:33 p.m., Jamestown — A man on the 18700 block of Highway 108 said two people were shining flashlights in the area.

YESTERDAY

12:09 a.m., Sonora area —A Sonora police officer said a fight occurred on the 100 block of South Washington Street and one of the fighters, who had left, was thought to have a weapon.

12:37 a.m., Columbia — A woman on the 22500 block of Parrotts Ferry Road said people were skateboarding at Columbia School.

8:22 a.m., Jamestown — A caller said two men were beating and strangling a dog on the 18200 block of Seventh Avenue.

9:06 a.m., Twain Harte — A man on Ridge Road said he found a trunk on his property on Ridge Road.

10:07 a.m., Columbia area — A man said someone rammed his gate on the 24200 block of Five Mile Creek Road the night before.

Felony bookings

THURSDAY

1:40 p.m., Jamestown area — Scott Warren Anderson, 24, 18100 block of Lime Kiln Road, Sonora, booked on warrants charging him with burglary, forgery, passing worthless checks, failure to appear and probation violation after an arrest by a California Highway Patrol officer on Highway 108 east of Highway 120. No details were available. He remained held without bail this morning.

2:45 p.m., Tuolumne — Dyanna Jeanneane Lamb, 33, 18400 block of Jamestown Road, Jamestown, and Laurel Elizabeth Newquist, 49, no address, Sonora, both booked on suspicion of receiving stolen property after a traffic stop and arrest on Me Wu Street at Tuolumne Road North.

According to a sheriff's report, a sheriff's deputy stopped the driver of the car because the 1989 Ford Taurus car had been reported stolen from a man in Sonora.

Lamb remained held this morning in lieu of $10,000 bail. Newquist was held without bail because of a felony parole hold.

4:10 p.m., Twain Harte — Michael Wayne Anderson, 45, no address given, Twain Harte, booked on a felony parole hold after an arrest at a business on the 23000 block of Joaquin Gully Road.

No details were available. He remained held this morning without bail.

Sonora police reports

THURSDAY

11:45 a.m., animal complaints — A caller said a gray puppy was running loose on Banner Drive.

12:34 p.m., vandalism — A man said California poppies, growing in his yard on the 400 block of South Stewart Street, were damaged.

3:25 p.m., traffic accident — No one was injured in a traffic accident on School Street.

6:18 p.m., theft — A caller said sunglasses were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on School Street next to the Sonora High School swimming pool.

6:36 p.m., public intoxication — A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication when a caller saw the man stumbling on Stockton Road.

7:20 p.m., disorderly conduct — A caller said young men on Linoberg Street at Pine Street were throwing garbage into the street, yelling and drinking.

9:09 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said a man in a black coat and hat was yelling, screaming and kicking rocks on South Washington Street. An officer said the man had been kicked out of his house and was angry.

FRIDAY

8:07 a.m., found property — A caller found four empty rental video cases in a trash can on the 400 block of Greenley Road.

10:41 a.m., found property — A caller found a bike in the bushes on Stockton Road.

11:18 a.m., hazardous situation — A caller said a vehicle was broken down at North Washington and Wyckoff streets.

3:49 p.m., public intoxication —A caller from a business on Stockton Road said an intoxicated man came into the business and asked to use the phone.

8:05 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller at a business on the 900 block of Sanguinetti Road said two five-gallon propane tanks were up against one of the businesses doors.

8:06 p.m., theft — A caller said two men stopped on South Shepherd Street, grabbed two cans of paint and drove away.

10:38 p.m., disorderly conduct — A caller said two cars were "spinning doughnuts" in front of a business on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.

11:25 p.m., hazardous situation — A caller said a truck was speeding and hitting shopping carts in front of a business on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.

11:50 p.m., fight — A caller said a fight occurred at a business on the 13700 block of Mono Way and one fighter was headed to a store on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.

SATURDAY

9:40 a.m., property damage — A man on the 100 block of Upper Sunset Drive said his and his neighbors cars had been keyed sometime the night before.

11:15 a.m., fire — A small fire was reported at the 400 block of Greenley Road.

5:17 p.m., liquor violation — People were said to be drinking in their parked cars on Sanguinetti Road.

7:30 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said beer might have been served to minors on the 200 block of Southgate Drive.

9:59 p.m., traffic accident — A vehicle hit a pedestrian on the first block of South Stewart Street.

11:49 p.m., suspicious circumstances — The California Highway Patrol said four people walking on South Washington Street were jumping out into traffic.

11:49 p.m., fight — A fight occurred on the 100 block of South Washington Street.

YESTERDAY

1:57 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A woman was sleeping in a doorway of a business on the 300 block of South Washington Street.

Fire calls

FRIDAY

8:40 a.m., Jamestown — A vehicle fire was reported on Highway 108 at Fifth Street. Champion Contractors Inc. owns the vehicle. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Tuolumne County Fire Department and Jamestown Fire Protection District responded.

11:55 a.m., Tuolumne area — A flue fire was reported on the 19500 block of Cherokee Road. CDF, Tuolumne County Fire Department, Tuolumne Fire Protection District and Twain Harte Community Services District Fire Department responded.

YESTERDAY

2 p.m., Columbia area — An escaped debris burn was reported on the 9600 block of River Rock Road. CDF, Tuolumne County Fire Department and Columbia Fire Protection District responded.

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

THURSDAY

9:50 a.m., San Andreas — A caller said money was stolen from a business on the 700 block of Church Hill Road.

10:10 a.m., San Andreas — A caller said lunch money was stolen at a San Andreas elementary school.

10:59 a.m., West Point — A caller reported suspicious odors on Winton Road.

2:14 p.m., Hathaway Pines — A caller on the 5200 block of Hillcrest Drive said one person threatened to shoot another over a dog biting incident.

2:28 p.m., San Andreas — A caller on the first block of North Main Street said several newspaper boxes had been broken into.

3:43 p.m., San Andreas — A man at a business on the first block of Main Street said six cases of beer were stolen.

5:34 p.m., San Andreas — A caller said the house on the 2600 block of Railroad Flat Road was burglarized.

6:56 p.m., Arnold — A caller said bikers were on a new road near Manuel Mill.

9:58 p.m., San Andreas — A caller said a man was on the roof of a business on Mountain Ranch Road.

FRIDAY

6:52 a.m., San Andreas — A caller on the 500 block of East St. Charles Street said an outer pane of glass was broken sometime the night before.

9:04 a.m., San Andreas — A caller reported a possibly intoxicated man singing in front of the Calaveras County Government Center.

9:12 a.m., Mokelumne Hill — A caller said a no-parking sign was spray-painted on the 8300 block of Stevenson Street.

9:22 a.m., Burson — A caller found a leather case on the 6800 block of South Burson Road.

9:36 a.m., San Andreas — A caller said a man was being disruptive by throwing his hat and singing at a business on the 700 block of Mountain Ranch Road.

1:47 p.m., San Andreas — A caller found an open safe at the side of a business on the 400 block of West St. Charles Street.

2:21 p.m., Arnold — A caller said a singing man was disturbing customers at a business on the 900 block of Highway 4.

3:29 p.m., San Andreas — A caller said kids were fighting at Turner Park.

3:31 p.m., Avery — A caller on the 200 block of Hunter Dam Road said a goat had been stolen.

5:02 p.m., San Andreas — A caller said a woman was causing a disturbance at a business on the 700 block of Mountain Ranch Road.

9:19 p.m., Valley Springs — A caller said an intoxicated person was snacking in the produce area at a store in Valley Springs.

10:38 p.m., Arnold — A caller said a suspicious person on the 1000 block of Cypress Point Drive was singing hymns with profanity mixed in.

SATURDAY

7:58 a.m., Avery — A caller said the Avery Post Office was vandalized.

8:29 a.m., Arnold — A caller said a man was acting strangely and singing at a business on the 900 block of Highway 4.

Fire alls

FRIDAY

11:49 a.m., Burson — A quarter-acre grass fire was reported on the 7100 block of Evergreen Road. A lawnmower started the fire. Jerry Worsley of the same address owns the property. Foothill Fire Protection Agency responded.

SATURDAY

10 a.m., Arnold — An escaped debris burn was reported on the 700 block of Utica Drive. No damage was reported. Greg Sloan of the same address owns the property. Ebbetts Pass Fire Protection District responded.

2 p.m., Sheep Ranch area — An escaped debris burn was reported on the 15800 block of Waldears Path. Damage was estimated at $1,200 to four acres of grass. Central Fire Protection District, San Andreas Fire Protection District, Murphys Fire Protection District and CDF responded.

YESTERDAY

12:30 p.m., Valley Springs area — An escaped debris burn was reported on the 4100 block of Highway 12. No damage was reported. Foothill Fire Protection District responded.


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