Sheriff's reports


8:55 a.m., Chinese Camp A caller said people have been seen trespassing on property on the 13200 block of Red Hills Road.

9:12 a.m., Apple Valley area A man at Foothill Horizons on the 21900 block of Lyons Bald Mountain Road asked a deputy to pick up drugs found on the campus.

9:34 a.m., Tuolumne A Summerville High School administrator had a teenager in the school office with a small amount of marijuana.

11:31 a.m., Twain Harte A woman said she saw two suspicious-looking men sitting in the Twain Harte Post Office parking lot in a truck with no rear license plates. A deputy called the postmaster, who checked the lot, but the truck was gone.

11:42 a.m., Sonora Meadows A caller said a man climbed in a window at a house on the 21300 block of Evergreen Way and the burglar alarm went off.

12:33 p.m., Columbia A man said a video game machine, two games, money and 10 DVDs were stolen from an apartment on the 12000 block of Columbia College Drive.

12:46 p.m., Jamestown A caller said a man carrying a rifle was walking around Oak Hills Apartment complex on the 10200 block of Preston Lane.

1:47 p.m., Tuolumne A man said "the old pool hall" on the corner of Chestnut Avenue and Main Street was broken into.

2:36 p.m., Mt. Brow area A woman on the 10000 block of Highway 49 said two bottles of water delivered to her house were stolen by someone driving a tan pickup truck with two small children inside.

3:53 p.m., Jamestown area A disoriented elderly woman found on the 18700 block of Chabroullian Lane was taken home by her godson.

4:06 p.m., Lambert Lake Estates A man on the 19000 block of Lambert Lake Road said two no-trespassing signs were taken. The signs were posted on the caller's property in error, so he took them down, but then they were stolen from his driveway.

4:58 p.m., Jamestown A caller flagged down a deputy, saying there was something dead underneath a white sheet at the top of Harvard Mine Road. A deputy checked and found a dead deer.

5:04 p.m., Crystal Falls area A woman said she saw a young man walking away from a house on Longeway Road carrying something she thought he was trying to hide.

6:40 p.m., Sierra Village A woman said keys to coin-operated laundry machines at Sierra Village Mobile Home Park were stolen.

7:01 p.m., Crystal Falls A woman said her two daughters were assaulted by three people at a house on the 21900 block of Fallview Drive. The girls were taken to the hospital for treatment and deputies were investigating the incident.

8:05 p.m., Pinecrest area A man called sheriff's dispatchers because after hunting, he could not find his way back to his vehicle. He waited on Forest Service Road 4N02 for a deputy.

9:55 p.m., Jamestown A man on the 10600 block of Quartz Alley said he was cooking and fell onto a knife that became lodged in his stomach.

10:22 p.m., Columbia A 57-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing a public disturbance and vandalism after a caller on the 22500 block of Maiden Lane said the man broke two windows at the house.

Felony bookings


9:45 a.m., Sonora A 32-year-old Sonora man booked on suspicion of felony battery after an arrest at his Greenley Road home. He remained in custody this morning in lieu of $35,000 bail.

10:30 a.m., Sonora A 28-year-old Jamestown man booked on suspicion of child molestation after an arrest at a Tuolumne County Child Welfare Services in Sonora. The man remained in custody this morning in lieu of $40,000 bail.

2:27 p.m., Sonora Jonny Curtis Troy Livingston, 18, 20300 block of Eureka Drive, Sonora, and Theodore Carrillo, 20, 20800 block of Phoenix Lake Road, Sonora, both booked on warrants charging them with felony corporal injury to a child. Carrillo was also booked on a charge of child endangerment. Both were arrested when they appeared in Tuolumne County Superior Court on other charges.

According to court records, Livingston and Carrillo are suspected of beating two Sonora High School teens walking home from a bus stop on Aug. 21. The report said the teens made obscene hand gestures toward a car in which Livingston and Carrillo were passengers. The driver of the car stopped and the two men got out of the car and beat the teens, police reports said.

Livingston and Carrillo were released Wednesday after posting $2,000 bail each.

2:42 p.m., Standard Antoinette Corine Klein, 34, 19500 block of Miwu Street, Tuolumne, booked on a Stanislaus County Superior Court warrant charging her with felony drunken driving causing injuries and misdemeanor driving under the influence of a controlled substance and driving without insurance after an arrest at Standard Park parking lot.

She remained held this morning in lieu of $15,000 bail.

3:25 p.m., Sonora Josiah David Anderson, 19, 17000 block of Lucky Strike Trail, Sonora, booked on suspicion of possessing a deadly weapon and misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor after an arrest at Sonora High School by a school resource officer.

According to a Sonora police report, Anderson was seen on campus just as school let out giving a cigarette to a minor. An officer questioned Anderson and searched his backpack where he found throwing knives.

Anderson was released after posting $10,000 bail.

11:20 p.m., Chinese Camp Janice Margaret Rose Klass, 39, 17100 block of Chicken Ranch Road, Jamestown, booked on suspicion of marijuana cultivation and misdemeanor possession of less than an ounce of marijuana after an arrest on the 9000 block of Highway 49.

She remained held this morning in lieu of $2,000 bail.


12:07 a.m., Chinese Camp Ginger Ladawn Ashabranner, 29, 100 block of Treasure Palm Drive, Panama City Beach, Fla., booked on a Florida warrant charging her with forgery and grand theft after an arrest on 13700 block of Red Hills Road, Chinese Camp. She remained held this morning without bail.

3:40 a.m., Tuolumne Christopher Lee Hulings, 28, and Sheila Ann Berghorst, 36, both of the 700 block of South Conejo Street, Modesto, booked on suspicion of marijuana sales after an arrest at Black Oak Casino. In addition, Hulings was arrested on a felony parole hold and Berghorst on suspicion of misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. No details were available.

Hulings was held without bail and Berghorst was released after posting $15,000 bail.



5:40 p.m., Crystal Falls A small arson fire was reported on American River Drive. Damage was estimated at 49 cents to a ball point pen. Landowner is unknown. The fire was caused by an illegal campfire. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and Tuolumne County Fire Department responded.

Animal Control

Since last Friday:

Dogs impounded ..................... 20

Cats impounded .................. 43

Dogs adopted ........................ 8

Cats adopted ..................... 4

Dogs destroyed ....................... 9

Cats destroyed ..................... 35

Dogs reclaimed ......................... 8

Cats reclaimed ................. 1

Dogs transferred to Friends of Animal Control ..... 2

Humane Society

Dogs transferred from Animal Control ...1

Cats transferred ........5

Dogs adopted from Humane Society .........4

Cats adopted .... 4

Sonora police reports


8:36 a.m., vandalism A flower box in front of El Jardin restaurant on the 70 block of North Washington Street was vandalized.

11:32 a.m., vehicle theft A man said his pickup truck was stolen from North Washington Street, but it turned out he hadn't parked in his usual spot.

11:46 a.m., found property A Save Mart employee said property found at the store needed to be picked up from the store on the 1000 block of Mono Way.

12:39 p.m., theft A tool box was stolen from the Mandarin House on the 1000 block of Mono Way.

1:24 p.m., animal complaints A caller said a dog at a house on the 200 block of South June Street was being abused.

2:52 p.m., burglary A woman said a vehicle parked on the 1000 block of Mono Way was burglarized and a part stolen.

3:10 p.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said there was a shopping cart filled with beer on the 300 block of Stockton Road with no one around to claim it.

5:04 p.m., animal complaints A woman on the 600 block of South Barretta Street said there was a rooster somewhere in the area.

5:52 p.m., agency assist An officer provided traffic control for ambulance crews helping a person who had fallen from a bus on the corner of Stewart Street and Elkin Street.

11:06 p.m., suspicious circumstances A woman said a man wearing dark sweatpants, no shirt and a red hood was acting strangely on South Stewart Street at East Lyons Street.


3:28 a.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said a man was lying in the road on South Washington Street, covered with newspapers. An officer talked to the man who said he was reading. The man was told to move on.


Sheriff's reports


6:40 a.m., Tulloch Reservoir area A caller said a gasoline tank on a vehicle parked on O'Byrnes Ferry Road was pried open.

7 a.m., West Point An outhouse at West Point Elementary School was vandalized and construction equipment was pushed down a hill.

7:21 a.m., Valley Springs A caller on the 7800 block of Cabernet Street said a neighbor made a rude gesture.

10:54 a.m., San Andreas A caller said two Toyon Middle School students got off a school bus at the school this morning but are no longer at school.

10:58 a.m., Arnold A caller said tools were stolen from a house under construction on the 300 block of Rocky Ridge Court.

11:59 a.m., Glencoe A caller said tires were slashed on a construction loader parked on the 100 block of Ridge Road.

8:40 p.m., San Andreas A vehicle windshield was smashed while the vehicle was parked at Calaveras High School.

Felony bookings

The Calaveras County Sheriff's Department would not provide information on felony bookings this morning.



4 p.m., Valley Springs area A small spot fire was reported on Highway 26, west of Valley Springs. The fire was caused by discarded smoking material. CDF, Foothill Fire Protection District, two firefighting planes and one helicopter from Columbia Air Base, one bulldozer from Altaville CDF and two crews from Vallecito Conservation Camp responded.