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News of record for November 17, 2003

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

THURSDAY

8:58 a.m., Tuolumne — A caller on the 21500 block of Mt. Provo Road said a chain saw and tools were stolen from a pump house.

9:11 a.m., Rawhide Road area — A man on the 8000 block of Highway 49 said a driver drag races on the road between 3 and 5 p.m., and the caller asked for extra patrol during those hours.

2:25 p.m., Quail Hollow — A woman said a black Porsche without tires was parked at the corner of Chukar Circle and Partridge Way.

3:16 p.m., Tuolumne — A man said he thought he saw a Cessna plane go down east of Tuolumne. The Federal Aviation Administration was called, but no planes were reported missing.

3:41 p.m., Jamestown — A man on the 10200 block of Preston Lane said a man is across the street throwing rocks at the caller.

4:33 p.m., Tuolumne — A caller said a 19-year-old man at a youth center on the 18300 block of Bay Avenue was asked to leave, but refused and pushed the caller.

4:42 p.m., Columbia — A man on Chile Gulch Road said a lock was broken off a trailer and a radio and cordless jig saw, valued at $275, was stolen.

7:43 p.m., Standard area — A Sonora Mini Mart clerk said two men stole two 18-packs of Budweiser from the mini-mart on the 14200 block of Tuolumne Road.

10:05 p.m., Greenley Road area — A woman said three boys were throwing rocks at cars on the 19000 block of Greenley Road. She said the boys were hiding behind an apartment building sign.

11:58 p.m., Columbia area — A woman said two or more men near Union Hill Road and Brian Lane were fighting. She called back to say the men left because they heard on a police scanner that officers were coming.

FRIDAY

8:03 a.m., Jamestown — A man said a 1986 Oldsmobile was left behind a business on the 18500 block of Highway 108 during the night. The vehicle's window was broken and someone had tampered with its steering column, the man said. The vehicle's owner was contacted.

8:05 a.m., Sonora area — A man on the 13600 block of Tuolumne Road reported an illegal trash dump.

8:36 a.m., Jamestown — A woman on the 10300 block of Willow Street said someone vandalized her Chevrolet Suburban during the night.

9:31 a.m., Sonora area — A man said someone stole a no-trespassing sign and metal framing from property on the 10800 block of Highway 49.

10:06 a.m., Long Barn — A woman said someone took a blue jacket from her home on the 22000 block of Lakeview Drive, and other items were moved, she said.

10:52 a.m., Sonora area — A woman on the 20000 block of Cedar Road said a backpack, a photo ID, flashlights, tools, medication, a canvas bag and some paperwork were stolen from her unlocked vehicle over two days.

12:15 p.m., Sonora area — A woman on the 13200 block of Shale Rock Road said someone took a generator from outside her house. Two propane tanks and some tools also were taken, she said.

12:48 p.m., Sonora area — A man said someone stole his wallet at a business on the 13700 block of Mono Way. The wallet contained about $40 and some credit cards.

12:48 p.m., Jamestown — A maintenance man at a Preston Lane apartment complex said kids were trespassing. An 18-year-old threatened the man and another person with a rock on the previous day, the man said.

4:20 p.m., Jamestown — A woman said a man pretending to represent her stole some ostrich meat from a business on the 18700 block of Omega Mine Road. The incident occurred a year ago but the woman did not find out until about three weeks ago.

4:24 p.m., Sonora area — A man said he returned home to the 21000 block of Crystal Falls Drive and found his front door kicked open.

4:30 p.m., Twain Harte — A woman said four kids between the ages of 9 and 11 were stopping traffic on Twain Harte Drive and were tampering with decorations at a business.

4:32 p.m., Jamestown — A man said he saw three or four people loading Odd Fellows Cemetery fence rails into pickups.

6:01 p.m., Sonora area — A woman on the 10900 block of Derby Drive said two 12-year-old girls came to her house and told her two boys to let the dog out of their house. The boys then started banging on the woman's home.

7:11 p.m., Tuolumne — A caller said two people were smoking marijuana inside a Nissan Maxima on the 19400 block of Tuolumne Road.

10:05 p.m., Sonora area — An employee said a woman took several items from a store on the 13700 block of Mono Way.

SATURDAY

12:57 a.m., Jamestown — A caller said a woman assaulted her on Woods Way.

1:36 a.m., Jamestown — A woman on the 18100 block Seventh Avenue came home and found her back door open. Some items had been disturbed in her house, she said.

8:03 a.m., Twain Harte — A man said four kids harassed him a day ago in a restaurant on the 22900 block of Joaquin Gulley Road. As he left, the kids ran away, leaving behind two backpacks and a shirt.

9:37 p.m., Jamestown — A man on the 10400 block of Antone Street said someone stole clothes from his unlocked vehicle.

9:58 a.m., Sonora area — A man said someone broke into his unlocked vehicle on the 20200 block of Grouse Way. A checkbook, cash, two gas cards and a vehicle users' guide were taken.

5:10 p.m., Jamestown — A caller at a restaurant on Main Street said a drunken person at the bar was causing problems and refused to leave.

5:11 p.m., Sonora area — A man said someone stole a checkbook and a pack of cigarettes from his car parked on the 20300 block of Crow Court.

9:25 p.m., Sonora area — A caller said a woman staying at a hotel on the 14200 block of Mono Way would not leave, although she had been asked to. The woman was drunk and bothering others, the caller said.

SUNDAY

2:36 a.m., Sonora area — A man said someone took his cell phone from his car while it was parked on 12800 block of Covey Circle.

6:01 a.m., Jamestown — A woman said someone broke into a business on the 18200 block of Main Street and took a CD changer and radio receiver. The person entered the business by breaking a glass panel in the back door. She estimated the loss at $620 and the damage at $100.

Felony bookings

THURSDAY

5:34 a.m., Tuolumne — Sierra Ann Rohloff, 24, 1200 block of Roselawn, Modesto, booked on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale, selling marijuana and misdemeanor warrants charging her with possessing a switchblade knife, driving with a suspended license and failure to appear in court.

Linda June Morrison, 38, and Danny Ray Morrison, 46, both of the 5200 block of Avenue B, Modesto, were arrested with Rohloff on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale and selling marijuana.

All three were arrested during a traffic stop. No other details were available.

Rohloff was released Thursday after posting $18,000 bail. The Morrisons posted $10,000 bail each on Thursday and were released.

FRIDAY

12:06 a.m., Standard area — Richard Paul Gladysz Jr., 28, 19700 block of Serrano Road, Sonora, booked on suspicion of concealing or aiding a felon and possessing a deadly weapon after an arrest at his home.

Richard Clyde Shaw, 24, unknown address, also was arrested and booked on warrants charging him with being a convict in possession of a firearm, shooting at an unoccupied vehicle, vandalism, possessing a deadly weapon, possessing a controlled substance, driving with a suspended license and drunken driving.

According to a sheriff's department report, deputies went to check Gladysz's house. When Gladysz answered the door, Shaw took off, but deputies caught him. Deputies searching the house said they found a police-type baton in a bedroom.

Shaw was held without bail this morning and Gladysz was released Friday after posting $10,000 bail.

Arrests

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

Vickey Renay Chadwick, 45, 3400 block of Colonial Drive, Modesto, booked at 11 p.m. Wednesday after arrest on Fifth Avenue at Eighth Street, Jamestown.

Yubert Baba Shosho, 30, 6000 block of Zellman Court, Riverbank, booked at 3:30 a.m. Thursday after arrest on Highway 120 about a mile from the South Lake Tulloch Road exit.

Maria Irma Chavez-Mejia, 34, 21400 block of Madre Drive, Sonora, booked at 3:21 p.m. Thursday after arrest in a parking lot at the Sonora Crossroads shopping center.

Fires

SATURDAY

9:3O p.m., Jamestown area — A flue fire spread to the attic of a double-wide mobile home at 17120 Table Mountain Road and did $60,000 in damage before being doused by California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Tuolumne County Fire Department and Jamestown Fire Protection District crews. Tenants Joe Kaminski and Danise Reins, who reported the blaze, escaped unhurt. With the help of the Red Cross, they have found temporary housing. The fire, which burned about one-third of owner Ted Caswell's mobile home, was controlled at 11:18 p.m.

Sonora police reports

THURSDAY

5:03 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said an intoxicated woman was sitting at the top of stairs on the 300 block of South Stockton Road.

9:17 a.m., theft — A replacement fire hydrant was stolen from the 90 block of Columbia Way.

10:19 a.m., theft — A woman said that while she was in class, someone rifled through her car parked on the 200 block of South Barretta Street.

11:25 a.m., vandalism — A woman on Linoberg Street said a window box was broken.

11:44 a.m., found property — A caller found a pair of boots on the first floor of a parking garage on North Washington Street.

2:51 p.m., burglary — A woman said her car was burglarized when it was parked at a Sonora Community Hospital parking lot on South Forest Road.

2:53 p.m., traffic accident — No one was injured in a traffic accident on Mono Way at Greenley Road.

4:14 p.m., traffic accident — A caller said, after a traffic accident on South Barretta Street, the caller forgot to get the other driver's phone number or insurance information.

4:52 p.m., fire call — A caller said kids were using lighter fluid to light a fire and skateboard over it at the skatepark on Greenley Road.

8:44 p.m., traffic accident — A caller said the driver of a "lifted" brown Ford or Chevrolet pickup hit a vehicle parked on the 1200 block of Sanguinetti Road and then drove away.

FRIDAY

12:47 p.m., theft — Police said a cell phone was stolen a day ago from the 200 block of South Barretta Street.

1:55 p.m., theft — A woman said her daughter's purse was taken from the 400 block of North Washington Street.

4:21 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said a man on the 600 block of South Washington Street was possibly making a drug deal with a group of kids.

8:59 p.m., lost property — An ATM card was lost on the 800 block of Mono Way.

10:19 p.m., public intoxication — A 45-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on South Washington Street.

SATURDAY

12:39 a.m., public intoxication — A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on South Washington Street.

11:56 a.m., fraudulent activities — A woman at an unknown address said she received a letter from Capitol One informing her she was an identity theft victim.

1:21 p.m., public intoxication — A 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on the 500 block of Stockton Road.

1:23 p.m., theft — A man tried to steal some items from the Hallmark store on the 1200 block of Sanguinetti Road. However, a clerk chased him and retrieved the items.

2:05 p.m., theft — A woman said someone took her cell phone at the Sonora High football game on the 400 block of North Washington Street a day earlier.

2:12 p.m., forgery —A woman said a check returned with her bank statement was a forgery. The check was written to a business on the 1200 block of Sanguinetti Road.

7:32 p.m., public intoxication — A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on the 300 block of Stockton Road.

9:30 p.m., theft — A man said a CD player and an adapter were stolen from his vehicle while it was parked on the 1000 block of Mono Way.

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

FRIDAY

6:48 a.m., Jenny Lind — A caller said some children vandalized Jenny Lind High School.

8:13 a.m., Railroad Flat — A caller on the first block of Ridge Road reported some loose cows.

9:18 a.m., Camp Connell — A caller said someone stole two or three cords of wood from the 1200 block of Sierra Parkway.

11:14 a.m., Tamarack — A caller on the 1100 block of Skyline Drive reported the theft of some jewelry after a fire.

11:30 a.m., West Point — A caller on the 3700 block of Bald Mountain Road said someone cut a hole in a wire fence.

2:43 p.m., Copperopolis — Tools and other items were reported stolen from the 2900 block of Beaver Road.

3:43 p.m., Valley Springs — A caller on the 2600 block of Danaher Drive said someone opened a phone box and tapped into the line.

SATURDAY

9 a.m., Arnold — A caller on the 2600 block of Chamonix Drive said a window was damaged during an attempted break in.

3:03 p.m., San Andreas — A woman came to the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office with a fraudulent check written to her for $10,000. She also had a threatening letter from the person who gave her the check.

4:26 p.m., Camp Connell — Tourists were locked inside Big Trees Park when they didn't leave by closing time.

Fires

FRIDAY

11:30 a.m., Rail Road Flat — A fire of unknown origin charred 2 acres of grass at 4405 Rail Road Flat Road. Crews from CDF and the Central Fire Protection District and a CDF helicopter doused the blaze, which did $800 in damage to the land. A fire report did not include the owner's name.


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