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News of record for May 12, 2003

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

THURSDAY

7:55 a.m., Lyons Bald Mountain Road area — A man on the 20400 block of Lyons Bald Mountain Road said a garbage can full of garbage was stolen.

8:04 a.m., Twain Harte — Two chain saws valued at $800 from a storage unit on Confidence Road.

9:04 a.m., Phoenix Lake — A fence at Mid-State Rentals on the 13600 block of Bergel Road was cut.

10:01 a.m., Crystal Falls — A man on the 22000 block of Rhine River Drive said a window was broken by someone attempting to burglarize the house.

10:53 a.m., Tuttletown — A woman on Blackberry Pond Lane said there was a large amount of illegal ammunition at her house.

12:16 p.m., Jamestown — A man on the 18000 block of Third Avenue said a window in the laundry room was broken.

12:39 p.m., Jamestown — A deputy took a teenager to juvenile probation after the teen was fighting at Jamestown Community Day School on the 10300 block of Ninth Street.

1:09 p.m., Tuolumne — A Summerville High School administrator asked for a deputy to come to the school for a possible case of extortion.

2:43 p.m., Sonora Meadows — A woman on the 22000 block of Elizabeth Lane said neighbors riding motorcycles were making too much noise.

5:11 p.m., Willow Springs — A Tuolumne County Fire Department employee said fire shirts were stolen from a station on the 20500 block of Willow Springs Drive.

6:43 p.m., Jamestown — A man was walking around Barendregt's Grocery Store on the 18000 block of Main Street carrying a brick, which he said he needed for protection.

8:11 p.m., Jamestown — A caller said three men were walking along Main Street knocking over garbage cans and making a lot of noise.

10:54 p.m., Cold Springs — A man on the 29800 block of Highway 108 said a man came to his house and threatened him, then accused him of hitting a soda machine.

11:29 p.m., Twain Harte area — A house on the 24100 block of Southfork Road was burglarized.

FRIDAY

3:02 a.m., Sonora — A "be-on-the-lookout" order was issued for a man who damaged a vending machine at Save Mart on the 1000 block of Mono Way.

8:08 a.m., Tuolumne — A man said a disoriented woman came into a business on the 19500 block of Mi-Wuk Street.

9:51 a.m., Campo Seco Road area — A woman said her sister called her, saying a man was trying to break in to her house on the 11000 block of Ellinwood Acres Road.

11:29 a.m., Standard area — A woman said a small brush fire was started, possibly by transients near the 18500 block of Striker Court.

12:48 p.m., Shaws Flat area — A caller on the 10700 block of Joaquin Morris Road said loud music from a neighbor's house was scaring her horses.

2:26 p.m., Jamestown — A woman said there is an ongoing problem with young children being left unsupervised outside an apartment on the 17900 of Seco Street.

5:04 p.m., Jamestown — A caller said a man and a woman abandoned a car near the 10300 block of Willow Street.

5:04 p.m., Jamestown — A caller on the 18000 block of Main Street said a teenage girl was threatening to harm herself and others with a knife.

6:05 p.m., Jamestown — A caller on the 18000 block of Maple Alley said her bank card and personal identification number had been fraudulently used.

7:41 p.m., Tuolumne — A Summerville High School administrator asked for extra patrol during a concert at the school.

7:47 p.m., La Grange — A man said two 40-foot storage containers on Old Don Pedro Road were broken into.

9:22 p.m., Groveland — A Groveland Fire Department employee said 20 gunshots were just fired from behind Wayside Park. A deputy was unable to find anything unusual.

9:46 p.m., Columbia — A woman on the 22600 block of Broadway Street said a man looked at her through a motel window while she was watching TV.

10:05 p.m., Columbia — A woman on the 12000 block of Yankee Hill Road said a wood splitter was missing from the house.

10:58 p.m., Groveland — A Pine Mountain Lake security guard said threats had been made to a resident on the 12000 block of Mueller Drive.

SATURDAY

1:10 a.m., Chinese Camp area — A man on the 8700 block of Highway 120 said a shed was broken into and tools and tires were stolen. He gave a description of a man seen in the area with a black dog.

11:09 a.m., Big Oak Flat — A man said a bell was stolen from First Baptist Church on the 11300 block of Old Wards Ferry Road.

11:58 a.m., Jamestown — A man on the 18000 block of Main Street said his house was burglarized overnight.

12:20 p.m., Pinecrest — A house on the 200 block of Sugar Pine Drive was broken into.

12:53 p.m., Soulsbyville area — A caller said a woman driving west on Highway 108 was beating her child. A "be-on-the-lookout" order was issued.

2:17 p.m., Sonora area — Four people were fighting on the 20200 block of Sparrow Lane.

2:30 p.m., Jamestown — Two men were fighting inside a store on the 18100 block of Main Street.

2:45 p.m., Jamestown — A woman on Ninth Street said her boyfriend was handcuffed and put into the back of a pickup by a man earlier in the day.

3:21 p.m., Jamestown — A woman on the 10300 block of Preston Lane said that while her son was home alone, he and other boys got into an argument. The boys threw water balloons inside the apartment and the son threw steak sauce at them. A deputy lectured the woman's son about being more responsible when his mother is away.

4:31 p.m., East Sonora — A Long's Drug Store employee said two teenage girls shoplifted from the store.

6:26 p.m., Tuolumne — A Black Oak Casino security officer said a woman was assaulted on one of the tour buses parked outside the casino.

8:36 p.m., Sonora Meadows — A woman on the 16500 block of Creekside Drive said her camper trailer was vandalized when a window was broken and screens torn off. She estimated the damage at $50.

9:42 p.m., Twain Harte — A man at Ed's Cocktail Lounge on the 23000 block of Joaquin Gully Road said a man was throwing people around the bar and one man was on the floor.

10:13 p.m., Mt. Brow area — A caller said a man drove up to a house on Mt. Brow Road at Highway 49 and was yelling inside. The caller also said gunshots had been fired.

10:14 p.m., Twain Harte — A "be-on-the-lookout" order was issued for a blue SUV after a man and woman were seen drinking four pitchers of beer, then leaving with two small girls.

10:51 p.m., Groveland — A man said three people with baseballs were smashing lights on Ferretti Road and Hemlock Street.

YESTERDAY

1:22 a.m., Quail Hollow — A woman said she saw a man crawling over the back balcony of a neighbor's apartment on the 20200 block of Partridge Way.

7:47 a.m., Groveland — A caller on the 19900 block of Dunn Court said a house sign valued at $50 was damaged, possibly by several teens in a truck.

9:22 a.m., Mt. Provo area — A Forest Service gate on 2N09 Road was knocked down and the posts taken out of the ground.

9:34 a.m., Columbia — A caller on the 23600 block of Marble Quarry Road said a vehicle parked there was broken into and a digital camera stolen.

10:43 a.m., Columbia — A man said a pair of motorcycle boots, helmet, pants and a personal bag were stolen from his unlocked car parked on the 23200 block of Seminole Drive overnight.

12:28 p.m., Strawberry — A man said a house for sale on the 30000 block of Old Strawberry Road was broken into and the kitchen ransacked.

3:01 p.m., Jamestown — A woman on the 10200 block of Preston Lane said her house was broken into.

Felony bookings

FRIDAY

12:15 p.m., Campo Seco area — Darrell Lee Hendricks, 48, undisclosed address, Tuolumne, booked on suspicion of felony drunken driving, his fourth such arrest in seven years, and misdemeanor drunken driving, driving with a license suspended for drunken driving, carrying a loaded firearm and violating probation after an arrest on Ellingwood Acres and Campo Seco Road. He was released after posting $10,000 bail.

7:02 p.m., Sonora — Cynthia Elizabeth Dewitt, 44, 19400 block of Hess Avenue, Sonora, booked on a warrant charging her with fraudulently using a bank card. She was brought to Sonora from Vacaville State Prison and remained in custody this morning in lieu of $20,000 bail.

9:50 p.m., Sonora — Darrin Brett Russ, 43, 18700 block of Madrone Street, Tuolumne, booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance after arrest on Washington Street by a narcotics investigator. He remained in custody this morning in lieu of $10,000 bail.

SATURDAY

9:40 p.m., Tuolumne — A 47-year-old French Camp man booked on suspicion of felony battery after an arrest at Black Oak Casino. A sheriff's department report said the man and his girlfriend had temporarily parked their mobile home in a casino parking lot when the man hit the woman twice in the face.

The woman and her daughter left, walked to the casino and reported the beating to a casino security officer, who called the sheriff's department.

The man remained in custody this morning in lieu of $35,000 bail.

YESTERDAY

12:53 a.m., Sonora — Chaedel Marie Blount, 26, 21000 block of Jamestown Road, Sonora, booked on suspicion of battery on a police officer and misdemeanor resisting arrest and vandalism after an arrest on the 100 block of Washington Street. She remained in custody this morning in lieu of $30,000 bail.

4:49 a.m., Sonora — Leonard David Super, 20, 9100 block of Snaketail Lane, Ft. Jones, Siskiyou County, booked on suspicion of attempted burglary and misdemeanor public drunkenness and possession of an altered license after an arrest on Tuolumne Street. He remained in custody this morning in lieu of $50,000 bail.

11:30 a.m., Sonora — A 41-year-old Soulsbyville man booked on suspicion of felony battery after arrest at Tuolumne General Hospital. He remained in custody this morning in lieu of $35,000 bail.

6:17 p.m., Sonora area — A 37-year-old Sonora woman booked on suspicion of felony spousal battery after arrest at her home on Jamestown Road. She remained in custody this morning in lieu of $35,000 bail.

TODAY

1:17 a.m., Quail Hollow — Ezekial Zion Moreno, 25, 5400 block of Santa Anita, Temple City, Los Angeles County, booked on suspicion of stalking after an arrest on the 20200 block of Partridge Way. He was released after posting $5,000 bail

Arrests

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

Clyde Joseph Pointer, 51, 300 block of West Jackson Street, Sonora, booked at 3:13 a.m. Saturday after arrest on Mono Way at Greenley Road, Sonora.

Sara Crawford, 27, 21400 block of Green Meadow Court, Sonora, booked at 3:44 a.m. Saturday after arrest on Highway 49 at O'Hara Drive, Sonora.

Jimmie Dale Shawnego, 49, 400 block of E Street, Oakdale, booked at 8:08 p.m. Saturday after arrest on Highway 108 at Chicken Ranch Road, Jamestown area.

Edna Andria Martin, 58, 10900 block of Green Street, Columbia, booked at 10:20 p.m. Saturday after arrest on Parrotts Ferry Road north of Sawmill Flat Road, Columbia.

Justin King Mooney, 22, undisclosed address on Feather Drive, Copperopolis, booked at 2:25 a.m. yesterday after arrest on Highway 49 at Rawhide Road, Sonora area.

Sonora police reports

THURSDAY

9:07 a.m., traffic accident — No one was injured in a traffic collision on the 100 block of Hospital Road.

10:20 a.m., suspicious circumstances — The owner of a business on the 50 block of South Washington Street said there had been two unsuccessful break-ins to his business in the previous two days.

11:58 a.m., warrant arrest — A 23-year-old man was arrested on Sanguinetti Road on a warrant charging him with giving false information to a peace officer.

3:07 p.m., traffic accident — No one was injured in a traffic accident that occurred on South Stewart Street involving a Forest Service vehicle.

3:37 p.m., unclassified — A man cleaning out his father's apartment found several boxes of ammunition and turned them over to the police department for disposal.

4:12 p.m., reckless driving — A woman on Snell Street said a teenage driver with four other teens in the car was speeding on School and Snell streets. An officer contacted the driver's mother, who said she would take care of the problem when the son got home from school.

7:49 p.m., traffic accident — No one was injured in a traffic accident on Stockton Road and South Washington Street.

8:26 p.m., arrest — A woman was arrested for driving with a suspended license after an officer stopped her on Pesce Way.

10:06 p.m., warrant arrest — A man found passed out at a table of a restaurant on the 100 block of Stockton Road was arrested on warrants charging him with public drunkenness.

FRIDAY

1:16 p.m., burglary — A Snell Street house was burglarized.

1:24 p.m., arrest — A 19-year-old man was arrested on a warrant on North Washington Street.

6:45 p.m., animal complaint — A woman said a pitbull charged her grandfather when he was walking his dog on the 1300 block of Shaws Flat Road.

10:15 p.m., disorderly conduct — A caller on the 200 block of Greenley Road said a group of young kids were screaming and using foul language in the Department of Motor Vehicles parking lot on Morning Star Drive.

10:35 p.m., traffic accident — No one was injured in a traffic accident on the 200 block of Snell Street.

SATURDAY

6:40 a.m., parking violation — A white car parked on South Washington Street was towed away because it was in the way of the Mother Lode Roundup parade route.

9:21 a.m., hazardous situation — A "be-on-the-lookout" order was issued for the driver of a maroon car shooting darts from a dart gun at horses.

10:07 a.m., assault — A business owner on South Washington Street said he was assaulted.

11:03 a.m., arrest — A man throwing eggs on the 90 block of North Washington Street was arrested on a warrant.

12:44 p.m., assist — An officer helped unlock a car parked on South Stewart because a child's medication was inside.

2 p.m., public fight — The owner of a business on the 600 block of South Washington Street did not want to press charges against a woman who was screaming at one of his employees.

2:58 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A man on the 900 block of South Washington Street said he was assaulted by another man, but did not want to press charges.

3:41 p.m., public intoxication — A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on Greenley Road.

4:06 p.m., found property — A credit card was found on the 100 block of South Washington Street and turned over to the police department.

7:21 p.m., found property — A black purse found downtown on South Washington street was turned over to the police department.

9:26 p.m., lost property — A woman said she lost her wallet at the fairgrounds on Stockton Road.

11:20 p.m., suspicious circumstances — An officer talked to a man and woman who were said to be acting suspiciously in a car parked on South Green Street.

11:46 p.m., public intoxication — A 57-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness on North Norlin Street.

YESTERDAY

12:58 p.m., public intoxication — A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication outside a bar on the 100 block of South Washington Street.

1:07 a.m., vehicle theft — A man said his car, parked on South Green Street, was stolen. He called back and said he found the car, and it had not been stolen.

1:59 a.m., assault — A 47-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of battery and fighting on the 100 block of South Washington Street.

2:30 a.m., vandalism — A car parked on South Washington Street was vandalized when a tail light was broken out.

2:32 a.m., vandalism — A rock was thrown through a window of a car parked on South Stewart Street.

4:30 a.m., public intoxication — A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication after a woman on the 50 block of Tuolumne Street said a man was tapping on her window.

Accidents

Injury .............................. 3

Non-injury ..................... 11

Animal Control

Since last Friday:

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

Cats impounded .................................. 25

Dogs adopted ...................................... 6

Cats adopted ........................................ 2

Dogs destroyed ................................... 7

Cats destroyed ...................................... 16

Dogs reclaimed .................................... 5

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

Dogs transferred to Friends of Animal Control Foster Care ... 2

Humane Society

Dogs transferred from Animal Control to Humane Society ... 1

Cats transferred .....................................0

Dogs adopted from Humane Society .........6

Cats adopted from Humane Society......... 9

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

THURSDAY

8:57 p.m., Glencoe — A house on the 500 block of Sourdough Road was vandalized.

12:35 p.m., Valley Springs — A woman on the 1000 block of Mockingbird Hill Road said someone has been coming into her house when she is not at home.

1:03 p.m., Valley Springs — Two sisters were heard fighting on the 100 block of Pine Street.

2:24 p.m., Arnold — A car stereo was stolen from a car parked on the 500 block of Summit View Road.

3:07 p.m., Valley Springs — A vehicle parked on the 100 block of Highway 12 was vandalized when someone tried to break into it.

7:05 p.m., San Andreas — A caller said a pitbull was attacking a goat on the 500 block of Mountain Ranch Road.

8 p.m., Lake Camanche area — A caller said an intoxicated person was in the middle of South Camanche Parkway near Burson Road.

8:29 p.m., Sheep Ranch area — A caller on the 2000 block of Sheep Ranch Road said a drunken man came to the door with a beer in his hand.

10:29 p.m., San Andreas — A caller said two boys were setting off firecrackers in garbage cans at San Andreas Elementary School.

FRIDAY

12:11 a.m., Valley Springs — A caller on the 2100 block of Berkesey Drive said vandals were spraying cars with paintballs.

6:07 a.m., San Andreas — A man on the 200 block of North California Street said a neighbor is yelling and cussing at him.

10:28 a.m., San Andreas — A woman was said to be out of control at Calaveras County Mental Health Services.

1:25 p.m., Rail Road Flat area — A caller said there were hate signs on a tree on Jesus Maria Road.

1:35 p.m., Rail Road Flat — A Railroad Flat Elementary School employee said a boy and girl brought a green, leafy substance to school, which they say their mother and father smoke at home in the bathroom.

2:11 p.m., Arnold — Two adults were seen fighting at Hazel Fischer School on Blagen Road.

6:12 p.m., San Andreas — A caller said two teens were fighting on the 100 block of Miller Court. When a neighbor asked them to leave, the teens started yelling at him.

8:22 p.m., Mokelumne Hill — A man was heard yelling obscenities and firing shots on the 400 block of Mariposa Street.

10:40 p.m., Burson — A caller said there was an ongoing problem with a "for sale" sign on the 5700 block of Southworth Road.

Felony bookings

THURSDAY

9:30 a.m., San Andreas — James Richard Phillips, 57, 400 block of Foothill Court, San Andreas, booked on warrants charging him with possessing a controlled substance and less than an ounce of marijuana, violating probation and contempt of court. He was arrested in Amador County and brought to Calaveras County Jail, where he was released after posting $15,000 bail.

8:15 p.m., San Andreas — Donnell Emily Clark, 30, 31400 block of Braeburn Street, Hayward, booked on warrants charging her with receiving stolen property, forgery, fraudulently using a credit card and petty theft after she turned herself in. She remained in custody this morning in lieu of $20,000 bail.

SATURDAY

1:37 a.m., Valley Springs — Christopher Pierce Wooldridge, 19, 2500 block of Double Springs Road, Valley Springs, booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance, bringing a controlled substance into a jail and possessing a controlled narcotic substance without a valid prescription after arrest on Daphne and Chestnut streets, Valley Springs. He remained in custody this morning in lieu of $50,000 bail.

YESTERDAY

7:15 a.m., Angels Camp — A 25-year-old Angels Camp man was booked on suspicion of felony battery, making criminal threats and assault with a deadly weapon after an arrest at Angels Camp Police Department. He remained in custody this morning in lieu of $105,000 bail.

TODAY

2:20 a.m., San Andreas — Sarah Alice Rivers, 21, 300 block of Trinity Road, Lodi, booked on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale after arrest on Highway 12 and Central Hill Road, San Andreas. She remained in custody this morning in lieu of $15,000 bail.

Arrests

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

Terrence Louis Mann, 53, 8600 block of Mi-Wuk Trail, Mokelumne Hill, booked at 12:55 a.m. Friday after arrest on Railroad Flat Road and Lower June Road, Rail Road Flat.

John Byron Carlson, 53, 4000 block of Coyote Drive, Ione, booked at 8:04 p.m. Saturday after arrest on Highway 12, Wallace.

Raul Luna Garcia, 32, undisclosed address on Davis Street, Burson, booked at 10:30 p.m. yesterday after arrest on Davis Road east of Burson Road.


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