Sheriff's reports


6:30 a.m., Tuolumne A woman on the 18600 block of Maple Avenue said a tall man wearing a blue shirt and carrying bolt cutters just walked near her house.

7:37 a.m., Soulsbyville A woman on the 16300 block of Corte del Cielo said she received a threatening letter from a neighbor, angry about her barking dogs.

8:13 a.m., Standard area A woman on the 15200 block of Cavalieri Road said her hot tub was damaged, possibly by a neighbor.

9:58 a.m., Jamestown A caller saw two men driving a burgundy-colored Buick at the corner of Seventh Street and Ninth Street take gasoline out of cars and break a windshield on another vehicle.

10:33 a.m., Belleview Oaks A woman on the 21800 block of Belleview Road said car tags had been stolen.

12:04 p.m., Columbia A Columbia Post Office employee said two newspaper stands were stolen.

1:12 p.m., Twain Harte The manager for Twain Harte Community Services District said a security guard, hired to watch over newly poured concrete for a skate park, caught four boys about to damage the wet concrete. He stopped them and they swore at the guard.

3:41 p.m., Jamestown A caller said adults playing football in front of a house on the 10600 block of Seventh Street were hitting parked cars with the ball.

4:17 p.m., Quail Hollow A woman said she saw a man grab a young boy by the throat and throw him off a ramp onto pavement near the 12700 block of Chukar Circle.

6:19 p.m., Poppy Hills A woman on the 9000 block of Poppy Hills Drive said she heard someone on her front porch and her dogs were barking.

10:32 p.m., Jamestown An employee at a convenience and gasoline store asked for a deputy to check on three kids riding bicycles near the store on the 18100 block of Main Street.

Felony bookings


6:05 p.m., Sonora Michael Martin Snow, 46, 400 block of Barretta Street, Sonora, booked on suspicion of being a felon with a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle after an arrest on Bradford Street at Mono Way.

According to a Sonora police report, Snow and another man threatened the owner of a business on the 600 block of South Washington Street, then left in a teal-colored car. Officers found the car and stopped the driver. When officers searched the car, they found a homemade, single-shot "zip" gun and arrested Snow, who is on parole from prison and prohibited from having a gun.

He remained in custody this morning in lieu of $15,000 bail.


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

Robert Henry Borge, 51, 19200 block of Rock Ridge Way, Sonora, booked at 1:40 a.m. yesterday after arrest on Rockridge Way at Oakwood Court, in the Mono Village area.



8:25 a.m., Tuolumne A vehicle fire was reported on Tuolumne Road. Damage was estimated at $100. Transmission fluid started the fire. David Jones of Escalon owns the vehicle. Tuolumne Fire Protection District and Tuolumne County Fire Department responded.

11:15 a.m., Soulsbyville A small spot fire was reported on the 17000 block of Wagon Wheel Road. No dollar damage was reported. The fire was caused by a lawnmower. Landowner is undetermined. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and Tuolumne County Fire Department responded.

Sonora police reports


7:20 a.m., hazardous situation A Cassina High School administrator said public works employees working on Barretta Street in front of the school were in danger of getting hit by vehicles traveling in the area.

9:10 a.m., hazardous situation Officers helped an elderly woman walking on Mono Way who appeared disoriented and was causing a traffic hazard.

1:28 p.m., suspicious circumstances A property owner said business owners in Sonora Crossroads shopping center were complaining about someone who parks a camper behind the shopping center at night and uses a shopping center Dumpster.

2:26 p.m., miscellaneous codes A woman said two men sitting in a white Toyota Camry were parked in a lot at Sonora Crossroads shopping center, and one man was exposing himself.

3:02 p.m., traffic accident No one was injured in a traffic accident on Mono Way inside city limits.

9:20 p.m., traffic accident A woman on the 600 block of Shaws Flat said she came home and found deer parts and broken glass in the road in front of her house.


Sheriff's reports


7:59 a.m., San Andreas A caller from Mark Twain-St. Joseph's Hospital said an object that looked like a welding tank was in the parking lot. The object was found to be pipe sheathing.

10:45 a.m., San Andreas A caller on Pope Street saw someone sitting in the dry grass under an oak tree about 150 feet off the road. The caller worried that the person posed a fire threat.

12:07 p.m., San Andreas A caller on the 1000 block of Leonard Court said he or she had received lewd phone calls.

2:55 p.m., San Andreas A mini-mart employee found drugs by the store's gas pumps.

Felony bookings


5:20 p.m., Rail Road Flat Crystal Marie Murray, 24, 600 block of Rail Road Flat Road, Rail Road Flat, booked on suspicion of possessing, selling and transporting a controlled substance, possessing controlled substance paraphernalia and showing false identification to a police officer after arrest near the intersection of Simpson and Ridge roads. As of this morning, she was still in custody in lieu of $25,000 bail.

3:45 p.m., San Joaquin County Daniel Brian Thompson, 22, 7000 block of Baldwin Street, Valley Springs, booked on a Calaveras County warrant for assault with a deadly weapon and threatening a witness, after being transported from the San Joaquin County Jail. As of this morning, he was still in custody in lieu of $85,000.

10:45 a.m., Sacramento County Daniel Robert Yoas, 31, 2000 block of Del Paso Boulevard, Sacramento, booked on a Calaveras County warrant for cultivating and possessing marijuana, after being transported from the Sacramento County Jail. As of this morning he was still in custody in lieu of $35,000 bail.



9 a.m., San Andreas A vehicle fire was reported on the 3600 block of Highway 49 in San Andreas. Damage was estimated at $500 to a 1993 Chevrolet pickup. The fire was caused by an electrical short in the engine compartment. Landowner is Judy Judd of Valley Springs. San Andreas Fire Protection Department responded.