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News of record for February 20, 2004

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

WEDNESDAY

9:08 a.m., Columbia — A man said goats on Big Hill Road were being attacked by dogs.

11:03 a.m., East Sonora — A man said a fence behind a business on the 14300 block of Mono Way was vandalized.

1:52 p.m., Standard area — An Adult Services caseworker asked a deputy to check on an elderly client to make sure the person had food.

4:07 p.m., Jamestown — A woman on the 10300 block of Preston Lane said that, while she was sleeping, someone entered her home, broke lamps and trashed the apartment.

4:19 p.m., Jamestown — A woman on the 10300 block of Preston Lane said her storage shed was broken into.

7:33 p.m., Racetrack Road area — A woman on the 20100 block of Jamestown Road said her boyfriend changed the locks on the house and refused to let her in.

7:39 p.m., Phoenix Lake area — A woman from a care home on Sommette Drive said a client walked away from the building and she was worried for his safety.

10:42 p.m., Pinecrest — A man on the 400 block of Pinecrest Lake Road said he saw a dark-colored SUV leave the area after hearing a loud bang and glass shattering,

Felony bookings

WEDNESDAY

2:44 p.m., Sonora — A 39-year-old Twain Harte man was booked on suspicion of two counts of child molestation after an arrest at the sheriff's investigation office. No details were available. He remained held this morning in lieu of $40,000 bail.

2:57 p.m., Sonora — Jeffrey Lyn Burns, 33, 200 block of North Shepherd Street, Sonora, booked on a Siskiyou County warrant charging him with attempted extortion, making criminal threats and misdemeanor stalking after a traffic stop and arrest on Gold Street at South Washington Street by a Sonora police officer. Burns was picked up by Siskiyou County authorities yesterday.

9:45 p.m., Twain Harte — Tyler John Brescia, 19, 16900 block of Broken Pine Road, Sonora, booked on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale and of possessing a fake driver's license after an arrest on the 18700 block of Tiffeni Drive.

According to a sheriff's report, Sgt. Dan Bressler saw a lone truck parked in the vacant Twain Harte Market parking lot. When the driver opened the door, Bressler said, he smelled marijuana. Brescia told Bressler he had smoked marijuana at a friend's house then got a ride to the parking lot to pick up his truck.

Bressler searched the truck and found 1 to 2 grams of marijuana in the glove box along with a palm-sized scale. The officer also found a marijuana grinder with marijuana residue. Inside Brescia's wallet was a California driver's license showing Brescia was 23, not 19. The officer also found $420 in cash, a check for $175 made out to Brescia and a cardboard note with six names next to amounts of money on it.

Brescia was released yesterday after posting $10,000 bail.

THURSDAY

2:22 a.m., Tuolumne — Carrie Marie Currie, 26, undisclosed address, Sonora, and Martin Ross Maile, 44, 16600 block of Draper Mine Road, Soulsbyville, both booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and transportation of a controlled substance after an arrest on the 19200 block of Cherokee Road.

According to a sheriff's report, a deputy stopped a car driven by Maile for having a missing rear tail light.

Maile was on parole for a methamphetamine sales conviction. When the deputy searched the car, he said, he found .65 grams of methamphetamine in a plastic bag inside a flashlight on the passenger's side of the car.

Currie remained held this morning in lieu of $20,000 bail. Maile was held without bail because of a parole hold.

Arrests

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

Danna Marie Allen, 46, 21000 block of Ridgeview Way, Sonora, booked at 2:25 a.m. Wednesday after arrest on Paseo de los Portales and Phoenix Lake Road.

Emil Roland Gainer, 52, 17000 block of Wigwam Road, Jamestown, booked at 12:55 a.m. yesterday after arrest on Wigwam Road.

Animal Control

Since last Friday:

Dogs impounded .................................. 12

Cats impounded .................................. 19

Dogs adopted ...................................... 0

Cats adopted ........................................ 3

Guinea pigs adopted ............................. 2

Dogs destroyed ................................... 9

Cats destroyed ...................................... 20

Dogs reclaimed .................................... 2

Cats reclaimed ..................................... 0

Humane Society

Dogs transferred from Animal Control to Humane Society ... 5

Cats transferred .....................................1

Dogs adopted ......... 7

Cats adopted ......... 6

Sonora police reports

WEDNESDAY

Noon, traffic accident — No one was injured in an accident on South Stewart Street.

4:28 p.m., theft — A caller on the 300 block of Morning Star Drive said two plants were stolen from the yard.

5:07 p.m., assault — A woman claimed a man hit her with a shopping cart on purpose while the two were shopping at Wal-Mart. An officer talked to both people and determined it was accidental.

6:05 p.m., found property — A woman found 20 CDs in front of her house on the 300 block of South Barretta Street.

7:26 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said a suspicious-looking man was standing near the edge of Mono Way near Hospital Road. An officer was unable to locate anyone in the area.

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

WEDNESDAY

10:24 a.m., Murphys — A caller said a leaf blower was stolen from the 100 block of Highway 4.

12:34 p.m., Valley Springs — A caller said items were stolen from a car parked near a New Hogan Reservoir boat ramp.

1:58 p.m., San Andreas — A woman said her son was assaulted at Toyon Middle School.

2:43 p.m., West Point — A man on the 200 block of Cemetery Lane said a shed was broken into and wood was stolen.

3:12 p.m., Valley Springs — A man on the 70 block of South Highway 26 said a fence was cut and plywood was stolen.

5:32 p.m., Valley Springs — A man on the 6600 block of Evergreen Road said a tiller and a rope were stolen from a garage.


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