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News of record for May 17, 2004

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

THURSDAY

8:34 a.m., Sonora Meadows — A woman on Elizabeth Lane said a collection agency told her someone was using her Social Security number to charge items at a department store.

9:04 a.m., Gibbs Ranch — A woman on the 11000 block of Harrison Drive said a neighbor was upset about a day care center in the neighborhood and drove recklessly through the parked cars on the street to show his displeasure.

9:09 a.m., Long Barn — A caller said gates on her property near Forest Service Road 3N09 were damaged.

11:14 a.m., Standard area — A caller said a homeowner was in the hospital and several people who should not be there were at the house on the 15000 block of Lupine Lane.

11:43 a.m., Jamestown — A woman said her ex-boyfriend and two of his friends were staying at her apartment on the 10300 block of Preston Lane without her permission while she was out of town.

Noon, Jamestown — Three people called to say four men in their 20s were fighting in the parking lot at Jamestown Terrace Apartments on the 10300 block of Preston Lane.

12:34 p.m., Chinese Camp — A caller said a man was trespassing on the 10000 block of Main Street.

12:53 p.m., Don Pedro area — A caller said neighbors on the 2800 block of Potrero Court were throwing beer cans all over the road.

12:54 p.m., Columbia — A 37-year-old man was booked on suspicion of resisting arrest after deputies were called to a house on the 21000 block of Sawmill Flat Road by a woman who said the man was causing a disturbance.

2:04 p.m., Tuolumne — A woman said her son's vehicle was burglarized while it was parked at Summerville High School on the 17500 block of Tuolumne Road.

4:20 p.m., Tuolumne area — A caller on the 16000 block of Angeline Court said two weeks ago a man left a 2,000-gallon water tank on the caller's property when the man's trailer broke down, and he has never returned to pick it up.

5:03 p.m., Crystal Falls — A woman said a suspicious-looking man hangs around a bus stop on Tehachapi Court in the mornings possibly looking at children.

5:21 p.m., Tuolumne — A caller said a vehicle parked at Summerville High School was burglarized.

6:19 p.m., Phoenix Lake — A man said he saw another man hitting a woman in a car on Yerba Santa Drive near Morningside Drive. When the man went to help, he was bitten by the couple's dog.

7:18 p.m., Jamestown — A caller on the 14700 block of Twist Road said a man came onto the property to cut down trees without permission.

7:23 p.m., Groveland — A caller said items were stolen from his vehicle while it was parked on Mueller Drive.

7:31 p.m., Big Oak Flat — A 39-year-old man was booked on misdemeanor warrants after an arrest on Black Road.

FRIDAY

8:36 a.m., Standard area — A man said his plastic netting fence on the 18100 block of Blue Bell East had been vandalized.

8:58 a.m., Tuolumne — A man said someone cut and removed trees from his property on Canyon View Drive.

10:13 a.m., Jamestown — A Jamestown Elementary School employee said three seventh and eighth grade students left campus.

2:31 p.m., Groveland — A man said someone took a battery, radio and ski items from his boat parked on the 20700 block of Nonpareil Way.

3:47 p.m., Mono Vista — A child on the 16900 block of Wagon Wheel Road said a neighbor's dog had attacked and killed the child's family dog.

4:19 p.m., Long Barn — A woman said someone broke into her vacation cabin on the 26000 block of Snow Avenue.

5:03 p.m., Jamestown — A man said a window was broken at his house on the 11200 block of Circle Drive.

5:27 p.m., Sierra Village — A woman said someone broke into her vacation house on the 24700 block of Quartz Avenue and "partied" there.

6:16 p.m., Long Barn — A man said his vacation home on the 26000 block of Snow Avenue was burglarized.

7:47 p.m., Sonora area — A woman said she was involved in a road rage incident while driving on Highway 108 near Lime Kiln Road.

8:56 p.m., Don Pedro — A woman on the 1600 block of Zarzamora Street said she found her back door open.

11:30 p.m., East Sonora — A caller said people from a neighbor's party were wandering through her property on the 15100 block of Cavalieri Road.

SATURDAY

6:10 a.m., Jamestown — A man said a suspicious man was driving around Fifth Avenue and Reservoir Road.

7:19 a.m., Groveland — A woman on the 11300 block of Merrell Road said someone pulled out her outdoor lighting yesterday.

7:43 a.m., East Sonora — A man said someone scratched his car overnight while it was parked on the 18600 block of Lambert Lake Road.

7:55 a.m., Twain Harte — An employee at a store on the 22900 block of Joaquin Gully Road said an underage man tried to buy beer.

8:58 a.m., Jamestown — A man said his neighbor on the 10300 block of App Street was harassing him.

11:33 a.m., Cold Springs — A man said someone cut up a garden hose and dumped some flower boxes at a business on the 29800 block of Highway 108.

11:34 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village — A man said a flag was stolen from his home on the 20900 block of Lama Teumete Road last week.

1:03 p.m., Sonora area — A man on the 18200 block of Old Wards Ferry Road said someone tried to break into his truck the night before.

4:43 p.m., Pinecrest — A woman said her vacation home on Seven Pine Drive was burglarized.

5:09 p.m., East Sonora — A woman working at a business on the 13700 block of Mono Way said her prescriptions were stolen off her work counter.

5:36 p.m., Cedar Ridge — A woman said items were stolen from her home on the 24400 block of Wild Horse Lane.

9:12 p.m., Pinecrest — A man said he saw a drunken man "throwing his tent into the fire" at a campground on Pinecrest Lake Road.

9:53 p.m., Tuolumne — A caller said a woman was causing a disturbance in front of a business on the 19400 block of Tuolumne Road.

YESTERDAY

2:22 a.m., Sonora area — A caller on the 20500 block of Quail Hollow Court said a loud nearby party had a large bonfire.

9:44 a.m., Tuolumne — A couple on the 18800 block of Cedar Street said items had been stolen from their truck.

Felony bookings

THURSDAY

8:15 a.m., Sonora — Shanta Sosina Campos, 25, unknown address on Mi Wu Street, Tuolumne, booked on a warrant charging her with possessing a controlled substance and failure to appear in court after she turned herself in at the county jail. She remained held this morning in lieu of $10,000 bail.

9 a.m., Sonora — James W. Wooten, 35, 14400 block of Blanket Creek Lane, Sonora area, booked on suspicion of marijuana cultivation, possessing a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and less than an ounce of marijuana. Wooten was in custody on other matters when he was booked. He remained held in lieu of $10,000.

1:35 p.m., Sonora — Danny Ledon Estes, 27, 12800 block of Chukar Circle, Sonora, booked on suspicion of possessing and selling a controlled narcotic substance after an arrest on the 100 block of South Washington Street.

According to a Sonora police report, some men were approaching people in Courthouse Square on Washington Street to sell them prescription pain medication. A woman who was asked to buy pills, called Sonora police and gave a description of the men.

Officers saw the men in front of a business on South Washington Street, and searched them. Four prescription pills were found on Estes and he was arrested, the report said. He remained held this morning in lieu of $20,000 bail.

Sonora police reports

THURSDAY

8 a.m., traffic accident — A caller said there was a traffic accident on Highway 108 at Stockton Road. An officer checked and it turned out to be a driver who had run out of gas.

8:29 a.m., theft — A caller said power tools were stolen from a job site on the 30 block of Hope Lane.

1:37 p.m., vandalism — A vehicle parked at Sonora High School on North Washington Street was vandalized.

2 p.m., traffic accident — No one was injured in an accident on South Washington Street.

5:21 p.m., theft — Two saddles and a generator were stolen out of a pickup truck parked on the 500 block of East Jackson Street overnight.

8:48 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said a woman in a black car parked on 200 block of Greenley Road was screaming at a terrified-looking child.

11:37 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said someone was shining flashlights into windows at a house on Pine Street at Linoberg Street.

FRIDAY

6:53 a.m., found property — A bike was found on the 900 block of Sylva Lane.

11:03 a.m., hazardous situation — A caller said a moving truck was parked on South Washington Street and could be a hazard to other passing trucks.

12:49 p.m., traffic accident — A non-injury accident occurred on the 1200 block of Sanguinetti Road.

2:08 p.m., traffic accident — A non-injury accident occurred on South Washington Street.

2:09 p.m., traffic accident — A traffic accident occurred on East Church Street.

2:17 p.m., traffic accident — A traffic accident involving an irate driver occurred on the first block of Pesce Way.

5:54 p.m., traffic accident — A non-injury accident that occurred earlier in the day on Mono Way was reported.

6:41 p.m., warrant arrest — A 43-year-old man was arrested and booked on a Tuolumne County felony warrant.

6:53 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said a man was sneaking around a house on the 100 block of Snell Street.

7:34 p.m., traffic accident — A car fell off a trailer at the South Washington Street and Stockton Road intersection.

9:22 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said a vehicle on a fire access road near Highlands View Drive had people riding on its hood.

9:35 p.m., fight — A caller was assaulted by three men at a business on the 900 block of Sanguinetti Road.

10:20 p.m., burglary — A woman on the 200 block of Greenley Road said someone entered her apartment through an window, ransacked it and took her "underclothing."

11:36 p.m., property damage — A caller said a vehicle was hit by a paint ball while parked in front of a business on the 100 block of Old Wards Ferry Road.

SATURDAY

9:04 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A courier vehicle parked on the 1300 block of Sanguinetti Road was tampered with the night before.

1:09 p.m., reckless driving — A California Highway Patrol officer said four teenage boys were driving on Mono Way dragging their feet out of the vehicle.

2:45 p.m., fraudulent activities — A Calaveras County woman said her husband's wallet was stolen and his credit cards were being used all over Sonora.

9:32 p.m., public peace — A woman said youths were partying on the fire access road beside her home on the 900 block of Highlands View Drive.

YESTERDAY

1:08 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A woman said she was having trouble with a customer on the first block of South Washington Street.

1:46 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A man said someone was in his apartment on the 300 block of North Washington Street and moved things around.

1:57 a.m., public intoxication — A 24-year-old man was walking on Stockton Road and was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.

Fire calls

SATURDAY

2:20 a.m., Sonora — The cause is undetermined of a fire that burned a quarter-acre on Stockton Road across from Mill Villa Court. Responding were the Sonora Fire Department and California Department of Forestry.

YESTERDAY

5 a.m., Columbia area — A roadside fire burned a spot of grass owned by Tuolumne County on Quail Mine Road at Big Hill Road. Responding were CDF, Tuolumne County Fire Department and the Columbia Fire Protection District.

10 p.m., Long Barn area — The cause is under investigation of a fire that scorched an acre of Stanislaus National Forest land off Long Barn Court. Responding were two Forest Service engines, two CDF engines, a water tender, the Stanislaus hot shot crew and investigators.

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

THURSDAY

1:35 p.m., Jenny Lind — A caller said a pure-bred dog was stolen from a yard on the 8300 block of Baldwin Street.

5:03 p.m., West Point — A caller said part of a mining car was taken from a yard on the 300 block of Barney Way.

FRIDAY

11:36 a.m., West Point — A caller said teenagers were hitting their own car with a bat on the 300 block of Rabbit Foot Road.

12:08 p.m., Pool Station — A caller said a break-in occurred at a home on the 9900 block of Spring Hill Ranch Road.

1:48 p.m., San Andreas — A man said he was the victim of elder abuse when someone turned the sprinklers on at a park on Mountain Ranch Road while he was sitting in it.

4:38 p.m., Valley Springs — A caller on the 8400 block of Baldwin Street said construction items had been stolen from three different sites.

6:52 p.m., West Point — A caller said a house on the 23400 block of Highway 26 had been burglarized.

7:16 p.m., San Andreas — A caller said a man was walking down Highway 49 carrying a sword.

7:35 p.m., San Andreas — A caller said a second man was walking down California Street with a sword.

SATURDAY

11:23 a.m., Avery — A caller said a vehicle was broken into on the 900 block of McKays Road.

6:55 p.m., Camanche — A caller said people were in a fight in a campground.

11:47 p.m., Arnold — A caller said a man was walking up and down the 1500 block of Blagen Road screaming.

YESTERDAY

12:34 a.m., Murphys — A man on the first block of Highway 4 said a neighbor's girlfriend threw a bottle through his vehicle's window when he refused to give her a ride.

Fire calls

YESTERDAY

2:45 p.m., Jenny Lind area — A spark from a lawn mower caused a fire that scorched a 30-by-30-foot spot of grassland owned by Darrell Lewis on the 6200 block of Southworth Road. Responding were the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, a CDF helicopter and an inmate crew from the Vallecito Conservation Camp.

Arrests

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

Martin Anthony Garcia, 42, 21700 block of South Cedar Street, Laton, booked at 12:20 a.m. Saturday after arrest at the intersection of Highway 4 and Big Trees Village Drive in Dorrington.

Shad William Ward, 26, 7700 block of Michael Way, Mountain Ranch, booked at 2:15 a.m. Saturday after arrest at the intersection of Highway 49, north of Court Street in San Andreas.

Timothy Martin Carman, 35, 500 block of Terminal Avenue, Modesto, booked at 6:07 a.m. Saturday west of Six Mile Road in Murphys.

Philip Willard Boutte, 41, 10600 block of Highway 26, Mokelumne Hill, booked at 7 p.m. Saturday after arrest at the intersection of Highway 4 and Horseshoe Drive in Hathaway Pines.

Jose Daniel Luna, 47, 6900 block of Southwood Way, Sacramento, booked at 7:55 p.m. Saturday after arrest on Murphys Grade Road in Angels Camp.

Christine Victoria Rice, 29, 1400 block of Stetson Avenue, Modesto, booked at 8:15 p.m. Saturday after arrest on Bryce Station Road in Murphys.

Randy Baldovino, 38, 1200 block of Royalle Place, Manteca, booked at 9:50 p.m. Saturday after arrest on Murphys Grade Road in Angels Camp.

Travis Harold Dillashaw, 21, 100 block of Mitchler Avenue, Murphys, booked at 12 a.m. yesterday after arrest on Mitchell Drive in Arnold.

Theodore Joseph Adams, 27, 1600 block of Colina Avenue, Modesto, booked at 12:25 a.m. yesterday after arrest on Pennsylvania Gulch Road in Murphys.

Dona Gayle Winans, 43, 200 block of Clifton Lane, Angels Camp, booked at 10:28 p.m. yesterday after arrest on Clifton Lane, north of Main Street in Angels Camp.


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