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News of record for November 20, 2012

 

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

The Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

FRIDAY

8:56 a.m., Groveland — A 26-year-old woman said she was possibly drugged at a business on the 33000 block of Evergreen Road.

11:11 a.m., Phoenix Lake area — A door on a detached garage was kicked in at a vacant home on the 21000 block of Paseo De Los Portales, and the back door was open.

11:21 a.m., Big Oak Flat — A black plastic pouch containing ATV tools and a Sheriff’s Office detective’s name and phone number was found at a business on the 11000 block of Wards Ferry Road.

11:27 a.m., Jamestown — A pellet stove, wood-burning stove, two ladders, a flathead Ford engine and miscellaneous tools and items were stolen from a residence on the 17000 block of Chicken Ranch Road.

1:50 p.m., Jamestown — A man was choking a woman at Main and Willow streets.

4:58 p.m., Twain Harte area — Two people were arrested on suspicion of burglary and other charges after a report that two television sets and jewelry were taken from a house on the 17000 block of Plateau Road.

8:15 p.m., Jamestown — A woman said she and her boyfriend came home to the 18000 block of Ninth Avenue and found the dining room window open and their outside dog in the house.

9:58 p.m., Columbia area — A woman on the 16000 block of Big Hill Road said another woman stole her cell phone two days prior.

SATURDAY

10:21 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village — A chainsaw and gasoline were stolen from a shed on the 24000 block of Live Oak Street. 

11:03 a.m., Sonora — An iPhone was stolen from the 27000 block of Mechanical Drive.

12:24 p.m., Sonora area — A woman noticed that necklaces, old coins and 10 to 15 rings were stolen from her home on the 20000 block of Clavey Court. She had last seen the items eight to nine months ago. 

2:02 p.m., La Grange area — Houseboat Mini Mart and Cafe on La Grange Road was broken into sometime Friday night. 

9:42 p.m., Sonora — A person was going through items in a woman’s truck while it was parked at the Acorn Campground.

MONDAY

6:33 a.m., Groveland — A handgun was stolen out of a pickup truck on Hells Hollow Road. 

Felony bookings

FRIDAY

1:02 a.m., Jamestown — Brian Lee Coker, 47, of the 1200 block of Howser Lane, Columbia, was booked on suspicion of altering or forging vehicle registration after an arrest on Highway 108. He was also booked on suspicion of misdemeanor driving with a suspended license and providing false evidence of financial responsibility.

2:45 p.m., Tuolumne — Randi Monique Opperman, 27, of the 5200 of East Garrett Avenue, Fresno, was booked on suspicion of assault, burglary, receiving known stolen property and conspiracy to commit crime. She was also booked on suspicion of misdemeanor possession of burglary tools, destroying or concealing evidence and petty theft. 

6:30 p.m., Twain Harte — Tyler Joseph Staal, 22, a transient, was booked on suspicion of burglary, receiving known stolen property and conspiracy to commit crime after an arrest on Plateau Road. He was also booked on suspicion of misdemeanor possession of burglary tools and destroying or concealing evidence. 

Arrests

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

FRIDAY

12:35 a.m., Groveland — Erin Hayes Whitby, 43, of the 12000 block of Pinebrook Way, Groveland, was booked after an arrest on Ferretti Road at Pine Mountain Lake. 

Fires

WEDNESDAY

11:54 a.m., Groveland — An escaped debris burn caused a vegetation fire on the 19000 block of Ferretti Road. A 100-foot by 100-foot spot of grass was burned. No injuries were reported, and the fire was under control by 1:33 p.m. 

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:

FRIDAY

11:53 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said a man was looking into windows on Sonora Avenue and had the caller’s baseball bat.

12:07 p.m., theft — A man said his blue California king mattress was taken from the back of his truck sometime in the last three days. He found it behind a gate on Linoberg Street. 

1:09 p.m., theft — A man said his credit card was stolen while he was sleeping behind Grocery Outlet, and $259.37 was charged to the card on Nov. 13.

2:05 p.m., traffic accident — A head-on collision on South Washington Street resulted in minor damage to both vehicles.

2:34 p.m., theft — A woman said someone apparently pried open the back window to steal a purse from her friend’s locked truck while it was parked on Fairview Lane.

SATURDAY

1:44 a.m., public intoxication — A 57-year-old man was arrested for public intoxication at South Stewart and Lyons streets.

6:48 p.m., driving under the influence — A Sonora Regional Medical Center patient left the hospital in a vehicle while being treated for intoxication. 

CALAVERAS COUNTY

The Sheriff’s Department reported the following:

FRIDAY

11:02 a.m., San Andreas — Vandalism occurred at Calaveras River Academy on Old Oak Road.

Noon, San Andreas — Someone spit on the front door and windows at Pioneer Apartments on West Saint Charles Street.

12:07 p.m., San Andreas — A cosmetology student on High School Street said she saw another student take a mannequin head.

1:28 p.m., Arnold — Someone dumped nails in a mud puddle by White Pines Lake on Blagen Road so that when a man drove through the puddle, he got nails in his tires.

11:04 p.m., Valley Springs — Trucks were trespassing at the Water Treatment Plant to  drive around in the mud.

SATURDAY

10:43 a.m., San Andreas — A residence on Russell Road was broken into and items were taken. 

2:48 p.m., San Andreas — A medal with sentimental value was stolen from a home on Pope Street.

4:31 p.m., San Andreas — Juveniles were hunting turkeys with a BB gun. 

Felony bookings

FRIDAY

7:30 a.m., Valley Springs — Jordan Michael Frey, 22, of the 700 block of St. Andrews Drive was booked on suspicion of child cruelty after an arrest on the 500 block of La Contenta Drive. 

10:57 a.m., Mokelumne Hill — Martha Sue Looney, 71, of the 20000 block of Smith Road was booked on suspicion of harming an elder, kidnapping, first degree burglary, conspiracy to commit crime and false imprisonment with violence, after an arrest at her home. 

10:57 a.m., Mokelumne Hill — Debra Ann Mendoza, 49, of the 20000 of Smith Road was booked on suspicion of harming an elder dependent and false imprisonment with violence. 

11:30 a.m., San Andreas — Amber Dawn Alice Hawthorne, 30, of the 300 block of Russell Road, was booked on suspicion of possession of drugs, after an arrest at his home. He was also booked on suspicion of misdemeanor being under the influence of drugs, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and possession of unlawful paraphernalia. 

SATURDAY

5:28 p.m., Sheep Ranch — Thomas James McNicholas, 46, of the Tanwood RV and Mobile Home Park, Avery, was booked on suspicion of violation of probation, after an arrest in the Sheep Ranch area. He was also booked on suspicion of misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. 

7:16 p.m., Mokelumne Hill — Ellen Renee Link, 58, of the 4900 block of Lone Star Road, Wilseyville, was booked on suspicion of assault after an arrest on the 4500 block of Railroad Flat Road.

 

SUNDAY

1:46 a.m., West Point — Eric Anthony Buhl, 21, of the 200 block of Matson Lane was booked on suspicion of assasult after an arrest on the 22000 block of Highway 26. 

2:15 a.m., Angels Camp — Hulises Ramon Avila, 30, of the 300 block of Live Oak Drive, was booked on suspicion of assault after an arrest near his home. 


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