News of record for February 19, 2003



Sheriff's reports


6:45 a.m., Jamestown area A man wanted to know why a gate on Peoria Flat Road was locked on what the man thought was a public road. The gate is closed until April while the Bureau of Reclamation makes road repairs.

10:07 a.m., Jamestown An antique ore cart valued at $1,200 was reported stolen from Whitley Antiques Etc. on the 18200 block of Main Street.

10:36 a.m., Cedar Ridge A woman on the 24000 block of Kuien Mill Road said posters about her lost dog had been torn down.

12:09 p.m., Tuolumne A man on the 20300 block of Canyonview Drive said a tool box with tools valued at $250 were stolen from his house.

12:27 p.m., East Sonora A man on Fir Drive turned in ammunition to the sheriff's department for destruction.

2:03 p.m., Columbia A woman on the 11400 block of Columbia Village Drive said another woman used her Social Security card to establish an account with PG&E.

2:04 p.m., La Grange A caller on the 14500 block of Los Moras Street said a chain-link fence around the property was vandalized.

2:52 p.m., Twain Harte A woman on the 22600 block of Wildcat Ridge Road said a rental property had been broken into and vehicle keys and registration were stolen.

4:36 p.m., Crystal Falls A woman was arguing with another woman over work being done at a house on the 21500 block of Eel River Drive.

5:25 p.m., Cedar Ridge A caller said a suspicious-looking man was in the neighborhood of Mt. Everest Court and Smoky River Drive looking through a pair of binoculars at houses. When the caller asked the man what he was doing, the man replied he was looking at his own house.

6:11 p.m., Crystal Falls A man said a woman struck him with a board while he worked at a house on the 21500 block of Eel River Drive.

7:09 p.m., Groveland A caller said someone went through his unlocked vehicle while it was parked on the 12800 block of Mueller Drive. Nothing was taken.

7:13 p.m., Tuolumne A Black Oak Casino security officer said two men who were asked to leave the casino for using each other's identification cards were back and driving erratically in the parking lot.

11:34 p.m., Columbia A caller said a car was racing back and forth across a Columbia Airport runway.

Felony bookings


3:36 a.m., Sonora Rhett Schuller, 31, 700 block of East Oakside Drive, Sonora, booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance after arrest at his home by a Sonora police officer. He remained in custody this morning in lieu of $10,000 bail.


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

Raymond Lee Boyd, 34, no address given, Riverbank, booked at 2:55 a.m. yesterday after arrest on Nugget Boulevard and Tuolumne Road, Standard area.

Paul Anthony Quinn, 19, 17400 block of Livermore Court, Soulsbyville, booked at 5 a.m. yesterday after arrest on Lawler Road and Oman Drive, Soulsbyville.

Sonora police reports


5:58 a.m., suspicious circumstances An officer checked on a man on Morning Star Drive.

2:16 p.m., public peace An officer warned a skateboarder at the intersection of South Washington and East Church streets.

2:51 p.m., unclassified A woman on the 200 block of Greenley Road said a babysitter struck her child.

5:44 p.m., theft A woman on the 90 block of South Barretta Street said someone stole tires and wheels.

6:48 p.m., suspicious circumstances An officer checked for a suspect wanted on a felony charge on the 400 block of Greenley Road.


Injury ........................................ 0

Non-injury ............................... 2


Sheriff's reports


6:40 a.m., Arnold A caller said a man was under a house on the 2800 block of Evergreen Drive screaming Bible quotes.

8:02 a.m., Valley Springs Three teens were asked to move along after they were seen loitering around the 800 block of St. Andrews.

8:59 a.m., Arnold A caller said a man threatened to vandalize his car because of a dispute.

9:15 a.m., Arnold A caller said a portable toilet was vandalized on the 1800 block of Evergreen Drive.

10:09 a.m., Mountain Ranch A deputy found calves loose on Whiskey Slide Road, but when a dispatcher notified the owner, he said the calves would go home on their own.

1:06 p.m., Burson A caller said a suspicious-looking woman wearing a dress was walking away from a vehicle parked on Highway 26 and Burson Road.

3:59 p.m., West Point A man said three off-road vehicles and one four-wheeler were on his property on Hidden Valley Road without his permission.

Felony bookings


12:15 p.m., San Andreas George Frederick Engelhardt, 40, 80 block of Feather Drive, Copperopolis, booked on a warrant charging him with first-degree burglary. He was transferred to the Calaveras County Jail from a California Department of Corrections. He was held this morning without bail.

3:15 p.m., Angels Camp Danica Woodbury, 41, undisclosed address on Depot Road, Angels Camp, booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance after arrest on the 400 block of South Main Street, Angels Camp. She remained in custody this morning in lieu of $26,000 bail.


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

Tammy Jean Pace, 43, 700 block of Sequoia Circle, Copperopolis, booked at 7:30 p.m. yesterday after arrest at an undisclosed location on O'Byrnes Ferry Road.

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