News of record for May 9, 2003



Sheriff's reports


7:28 a.m., Chinese Camp A Chinese Camp Post Office employee said a stamp vending machine was broken into, but nothing was stolen.

8:21 a.m., Tuolumne A bathroom window at a house on the 20400 block of Stag Circle was broken.

8:43 a.m., Columbia A caller said a couple and their dog were living in a car hidden in bushes near the 11000 block of State Street. The caller asked them to leave, but they refused.

11:15 a.m., Jamestown A woman found a purse on the side of Wigwam Road and turned it over to the sheriff's department.

12:59 p.m., Jamestown A woman found a suspicious item in a trash bin on the 18100 block of Main Street.

5:56 p.m., Jamestown A caller said a half dozen teens were hanging around apartments on the 10300 block of Preston Lane, breaking other children's toys.

6:47 p.m., Columbia A caller said four people were drunk at a church parking lot on Parrotts Ferry Road.

6:54 p.m., Quail Hollow A man on the 12000 block of Chukar Circle said a rock was thrown through his car window.

7:52 p.m., Tuolumne A man on the 19000 block of Hillhaven Road said neighbor kids were shooting paintballs at his house.

7:56 p.m., Rancho Poquitos A caller on the 19000 block of Highway 108 said a woman is buying alcohol for minors.

9:46 p.m., Don Pedro area A woman said a man was lying on the side of the Highway 132 near a CDF fire station with another man standing over him.


12:01 a.m., Quail Hollow A man on the 12000 block of Chukar Circle said his apartment was burglarized.

Felony bookings


11:36 a.m., Sonora June Marie Carr, 47, 10600 block of Gert Court, Sonora, booked on a warrant charging her with passing worthless checks and failing to appear for a court hearing. Carr turned herself in and remained in custody this morning in lieu of $10,000 bail.

1:20 p.m., Sonora A 45-year-old Tuolumne man was booked on suspicion of felony child endangerment after arrest at Child Welfare Service office. He was released after posting $25,000 bail.


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

Socorro Maria Castro, 34, 3600 block of Highmore Lane, Modesto, booked at 1:36 a.m. today after arrest at Black Oak Casino parking lot, Tuolumne.

Sonora police reports


7:42 a.m., vandalism A window on a Sonora Elementary School bus was shot with a BB while the bus was parked overnight in the bus yard.

9:53 a.m., traffic accident A non-injury accident was reported on North Washington and Cowan streets.

11:18 a.m., public fight A caller said people were fighting at a house on the 1200 block of Shaws Flat Road.

3:59 p.m., reckless driving A man said a blue sedan with two teens inside crossed double yellow lines and passed 12 cars waiting at a stop sign on North Washington Street near Sonora High School. The car's license plate was given to a police dispatcher.

4:15 p.m., traffic accident No one was injured in a traffic collision on South Washington Street.

4:43 p.m., assault A nurse at Prompt Care said a teen was there to get treated for an assault that took place at Sonora High School earlier in the day.

5:16 p.m., suspicious circumstances A woman said a suspicious-looking man was hanging around her car parked on the 200 block of Greenley Road.

9:23 p.m., arrest A 32-year-old man was arrested on misdemeanor warrants at a coin-operated laundromat on the 100 block of Stockton Road.

11:28 p.m., assault A woman was assaulted outside a bar on the 100 block of South Washington Street.

11:52 p.m., arrest A 33-year-old man was arrested on three Calaveras County misdemeanor warrants on the 100 block of South Washington Street.


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

Non-injury ................... 3


Sheriff's reports


6:25 a.m., Arnold A stereo was stolen from an unlocked car parked on the 700 block of Ponderosa Way.

10:15 a.m., San Andreas A caller said someone was trying to use forged checks at a business on the 100 block of East St. Charles Street.

10:50 a.m., Arnold A caller said a vehicle parked on the 1000 block of Patricia Lane was stolen.

11:27 a.m., Arnold A house on the 1500 block of Patricia Lane was broken into, but nothing appeared to have been taken.

1:39 p.m., San Andreas A chainsaw was stolen from a West Murray Creek Road.

2:45 p.m., Valley Springs A caller said a man was brandishing a firearm on the 3800 block of Hillvale Road.

4:52 p.m., Vallecito A lost person was found just as search-and-rescue volunteers were called to help.

Calaveras County felony booking information was unavailable this morning.

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