Sheriff's reports


8:18 a.m., Yosemite The Mono County Sheriff's Office alerted Tuolumne County officials that a man left Dorothy Lake on horseback and didn't return. The man, aboard a gray horse with a western saddle, was wearing a western shirt, red suspenders, blue jeans, military-type hat and a denim jacket.

8:21 a.m., East Sonora A woman calling from the 13700 block of Mono Way said she never received any paperwork for a $35,000 annuity she purchased from a bank three months ago. The caller was afraid she lost her money.

8:56 a.m., Jamestown A woman calling from the 16800 block of Dutch Mine Road said a 12-year-old girl was making phone calls to her 11-year-old son.

10:56 a.m., Jamestown A woman on the 10700 block of Wigwam Road said she could hear a domestic disturbance.

12:09 p.m., Twain Harte A caller said her brother-in-law drove by her cabin and told her it looked as though several people were living there.

1:50 p.m., Jamestown A woman calling from the 10700 block of Seventh Street said a neighbor and her son were threatening the caller and her family. The 14-year-old boy walked into the caller's house, ran upstairs and "got in her husband's face and started yelling."

3:41 p.m., Strawberry A caller on 30800 Old Strawberry Road said a man was passed out in a gray pickup backed up into the driveway of a cabin the caller was remodeling.

4:48 p.m., Big Oak Flat A woman calling from the 17600 block of Highway 120 said her husband put up no-parking signs and her neighbors tore them down.

5:12 p.m., La Grange A caller on the Enramada Drive and Lazono Street said a 60-year-old woman with short, gray hair and wearing glasses was walking around carrying a rifle with a scope. The caller said "it looked like she was going to shoot someone's dog."

7:14 p.m., Big Hill A woman on the 13300 block of Adelleana Lane said three men in a blue Dodge "jumped" the caller's boyfriend.

8:36 p.m., Twain Harte A teenager calling from the 23700 block of Highway 108 said he had just burgled a house and wanted to confess because the other people involved in the burglary were threatening him.

9:22 p.m., Twain Harte A caller on the 23100 block of South Fork Road said a "suspicious smell" was making him sick.

9:34 p.m., Sonora area A caller on an unknown block of Highway 108 said a woman claiming to have the caller's stolen cell phone missing for two months said she bought it from someone. Although the woman with the phone said she would return it, she never did.

Felony bookings


6:04 p.m., Jamestown Jesse John Shaw, 20, 19600 block of Serrano Road, Sonora, booked on Preston Lane in Jamestown on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance. Shaw was held in lieu of $10,000 bail this morning.

3 p.m., Jamestown David Brian Scaruffi, 53, 22900 block of Red Wing Trail, Twain Harte, and Jeanine Marie Bunch, 44, 10600 block of Seventh Ave., Jamestown, were booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance after being arrested at Bunch's residence. Both remained jailed this morning in lieu of $10,000 bail.

1:31 p.m., Sonora Mary Ann Crowley, 46, 13800 block of Northridge Road, Sonora, booked on a warrant charging her with check forgery and fraud. Crowley was already in custody and is being held without bail.

10 a.m., Columbia Dalia Maria Hawley-Welch, 37, transient, booked on a Tuolumne County warrant charging her with the sale of marijuana after being arrested by the Bureau of Land Management on Yankee Hill Road. Hawley-Welch is being held without bail.

Sonora police reports


8:09 a.m., animal complaint A woman on the 600 block of Shaws Flat Road reported that "something drug a deer head into her front yard."

10:22 a.m., animal complaint A woman calling from the 400 block of Greenley Road said she found several dead kittens next to an apartment complex Dumpster and said "the deaths were intentional."

3:44 p.m., traffic accident Officers investigated a non-injury crash at Greenley Road and Mono Way.

4:26 p.m., theft A cellular phone was reported stolen from a car at the Crossroads shopping center.

5:25 p.m., threats A Sonora High student said his ex-girlfriend and two males ordered him to get off the school bus on the 400 block of Washington Street "so they could kick his butt." He declined.

7:43 p.m., hazardous situation A pickup was reported parked on the Sierra Railroad tracks at South Washington Street and Hospital Road.

8:58 p.m., theft A woman said her car keys were stolen while she was at a restaurant on Mono Way.

9:07 p.m., theft Jewelry was reported stolen from a home on the 500 block of Dragoon Court.


10:26 a.m., burglary A woman on the 200 block of South Barretta Street said her residence was broken into.

11:04 a.m., suspicious circumstance A man on the 10900 block of Derby Drive said his 80-year-old father-in-law is being swindled over the phone out of a lot of money.

11:43 a.m., assault A man said he was assaulted while sitting in his car on Greenley Road. The man who attacked him also broke his windshield, he said.

1:05 p.m., fraudulent activity A woman said a stolen credit card was used at business on the 300 block of South Washington Street.

1:35 p.m., theft A woman said a wallet was missing after it was left in a business on the 800 block of Sanguinetti Road.

1:48 p.m., vandalism A man said a vehicle's windows were broken and items were taken after it was parked overnight on the 900 block of Sanguinetti Road.

5:10 p.m., burglary A man on the first block of Summit Avenue reported a burglary.

7:20 p.m., theft A man said a weather vane was stolen from a property on the 200 block of South Stewart Street and later recovered.


2:50 p.m., suspicious circumstance A woman said two young men were messing around with vehicles on the 200 block of Snell Street.


Sheriff's reports


8:36 a.m., San Andreas People walking around at Calaveras High School were told to leave.

11:52 a.m., Mountain Ranch Car tags were stolen from a vehicle on the 3000 block of Mountain Ranch Road.

1:37 p.m., Copperopolis Flags were vandalized at the Villas at Calypso Bay subdivision at Tulloch Reservoir.

8:10 p.m., San Andreas A caller reported a naked man getting into a white pickup at the intersection of Highway 49 and Fricot City Road.

10:22 p.m., San Andreas Two or three people were seen climbing on the roof of the old county airport at the 800 block of Highway 49.