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News of record for Sept. 20, 2011

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

    The Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

FRIDAY
    10:00 a.m., Twain Harte — A man parked on the shoulder of Highway 108 to use his cell phone said a man about 18 years old was yelling at him about the world of warcraft and other strange things. At 11:29 a.m., the man was reported to be delusional on the 20300 block of Starr King Drive in Soulsbyville. He took off running towards Highway108 and was seen again a few minutes later on the 20400 block of Rafferty Court, where he was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication, being under the influence of a controlled substance and resisting arrest.
    11:52 a.m., Soulsbyville — A man on the 17300 block of Livermore Court was asked to transfer $125,000 to Singapore, and when he went to his bank to make the transfer, he was advised that is was probably a scam.
    9:38 p.m., Crystal Falls — A mountain lion was seen on the 17200 block of Overland Trail.
    10:41 p.m., East Sonora — Someone cut a lock to get into a PG&E substation at Industrial Drive and Mono Way.

SATURDAY
    12:03 a.m., Twain Harte — A man returned to his home on the 23800 block of Highlander Court after being gone for 10 days and found dresser drawers open and overturned and jewelry and other items missing.
    9:55 p.m., Jamestown — A woman on the 16700 block of Chicken Ranch Road reported that her brother was on drugs and out of a control and threw a jar of mayonnaise, which splattered all over the kitchen and her mother.

SUNDAY
    1:21 a.m., East Sonora — A man climbed through the drive-through window of a fast food restaurant on the 13700 block of Mono Way, grabbed the cash register and threw it on the floor.
    11:59 a.m., Sonora area — A bicycle was stolen from the 20100 block of Jamestown Road.
    12:18 p.m., Jamestown — Someone overnight may have broken-in and stolen a woman’s leather Harley-Davidson outfit, a dress and a necklace from a shop on the 18100 block of Main Street.
    2:44 p.m., Sonora area — A woman reported that someone was hitting golf balls towards her residence on the 14800 block of Booker Road and one had hit her foot.
Felony bookings

FRIDAY
    11:10 a.m., Sonora area — Rodney Michael Mehlhaff, 57, of the 20700 block of Lyons Bald Mountain Road, booked on suspicion of growing marijuana and drug possession, after an arrest at his home.
    12:45 p.m., Sonora area — Ronald Edward Oliver, 65, of the 20700 block of Lyons Bald Mountain Road, booked on suspicion of drug possession with intent to sell, drug possession while carrying a loaded firearm and illegal possession of a firearm, after an arrest at his home.
    12:53 p.m., Sonora area — Angela Camille Vela, 40, of the 17000 block of Mountain Side Drive, Soulsbyville, booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest on the 27000 block of Lyons Bald Mountain Road.
    1:42 p.m., Sonora area — Roberta Ann Berry, 37, of the 9800 block of Larado Street, La Grange, booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest on the 20700 block of Lyons Bald Mountain Road.

SUNDAY
    2:30 a.m., Jamestown — April Renae Stevens, 22, of the 14600 block of Soledad Way, La Grange, booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest near the intersection of Main and Willow streets.
   
Arrests

    On the suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs:

FRIDAY
    1:54 a.m., Twain Harte — Joshua Daniel Woodall, 33, of the 22900 block of East Avenue, was arrested on East Avenue south of Twain Harte Drive.
    7:10 p.m., Sonora area — Kenneth Lee Clouse, 33, of the 500 block of West Main Street, Merced, was arrested on Highway 49 near Sonora High School.
    8:08 p.m., Sonora area — Ronald Edward Biggs, 62, of the 10200 block of Preston Lane, Jamestown, was arrested on Tuolumne Road west of Standard Road.

SATURDAY
    5:24 p.m., Soulsbyville — Kevin Lee Hartzell, 40, of the 20300 block of Starr King Drive, was arrested near the intersection of Mono Vista and Hazel roads.

SUNDAY
    12:08 a.m., Sonora area — Maria Irma Chavez-Mejia, 42, of the 21500 block of Madre Drive, was arrested near Summerville Union High School.

    The Sonora Police Department reported the following:

FRIDAY
    8:16 a.m., theft — Items were solen from the saddle bags of two motorcycles parked at a motel on South Washington Street.
    9:13 a.m., assault — A student was assaulted at Sonora High School during a football game on Sept. 15.
    10:59 a.m., medical aid — A man fell off a scaffolding on South Green Street, and the scaffolding fell on top of him. An ambulance was called, but he refused treatment.
    9:18 p.m., public intoxication — A man who was heard in the bushes on the back side of Cassina High School on Barretta Street was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.
 9:40 p.m., arrest — A group was huddled in a corner of Coffill Park on South Washington Street. One 40-year-old man was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant and the rest left.

SATURDAY
    7:45 a.m., disorderly conduct — A man was yelling inside of a grocery store on the 1200 block of Sanguinetti Road and was asked to leave. He left briefly, but then came back in, pushed a store clerk and began calling customers names. He then stole a newspaper before leaving the second time, but came back in shortly after to pay for it. He had left the scene by the time officers arrived.
 7:12 p.m., disorderly conduct — Four men got into an argument at a convenience store on the 100 block of Pesce Way. An employee reported the men began pushing and shoving each other and one stated he had a knife. Officers broke it up and told them to leave.
   
SUNDAY
    5:24 p.m., suspicious circumstances — There was a report of a man around 30 years old who appeared to be drinking a beer on the swing set at Rotary Park on Woods Creek Drive.


CALAVERAS COUNTY

    The Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

FRIDAY
    9:46 a.m., Copperopolis — Vandalism occurred on Union Drive.
    11:15 a.m., San Andreas — A stereo was stolen from a vehicle with the window down. Fuel was also taken.
    2:26 p.m., Paloma — Trespassers were hang gliding from Golden Gate Peak.
    9:53 p.m., Valley Springs — A petty theft occurred on Vista Del Lago Drive.

SATURDAY
    1:07 p.m., Vallecito — A door was vandalized on Juniper Drive.
 11:54 p.m., Murphys — A group of kids were causing a disturbance by playing loud music and partying at Murphys Cemetery on Jones Street.

SUNDAY
    12:50 a.m., Copperopolis — There was a fight on Main Street.
    9:38 a.m., Copperopolis — A residence on Poker Flat Road was burglarized.
    4:44 p.m., Railroad Flat — A residence was burglarized on North Railroad Flat Road.
 7:23 p.m., White Pines — White Pines Park was vandalized.

Felony bookings

FRIDAY
 12:43 a.m., Hathaway Pines — Byron Lee Fischer, 73, of the 300 block of Inspiration Drive, booked on suspicion of assault, after an arrest at his home.
    12:12 p.m., Avery — Matthew Thomas James, 40, of the 200 block of Hunter Dam Road, booked on suspicion of theft and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition, after an arrest at his home.
 12:12 p.m., Avery — Helen Lavelle Shamberger, 45, of the 200 block of Hunter Dam Road, booked on suspicion illegal possession of ammunition, after an arrest at her home.
    9:30 p.m., Copperopolis — Victoria Ann Bownas, 49, of the 1600 block of Taylor Road, booked on suspicion of drug possession and driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, after an arrest on Highway 4 near Horseshoe Drive.

SUNDAY
    9:08 p.m., Valley Springs — Brandon Robert Norris, 21, of the 100 block of Laurel Street, booked on suspicion of possessing a weapon at a school, after an arrest at Valley Springs Elementary School.
    9:33 p.m., Railroad Flat — Rebecca Elaine Phillips, 27, of the 1000 block of Stanley Road, West Point, booked on suspicion of assault, after an arrest on the 3700 block of North Railroad Flat Road.
    10:00 p.m., Burson — Wilson Ornelas, 49, 3600 block of Meadow Oaks Road, booked on suspicion of assault, after an arrest at his home.

Arrests

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

SATURDAY
    3:06 p.m., Angels Camp — Paula Jean Coil, 55, of the 2400 block of Pamo Court, Copperopolis, was arrested on Highway 49 near Copello Drive.

SUNDAY
    2:51 a.m., Mokelumne Hill — Michael Lee Brombacker, 20, of Mountain Ranch, was arrested on the 300 block of Brian Road.
    5 p.m., Angels Camp — Brian James Abraham, 37, of the 1200 block of Bret Harte Drive, was arrested near the intersection of Angel Oaks and Live Oak drives.


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