News of record for December 31, 2003



Sheriff's reports


7 a.m., Jamestown A caller on the 18100 block of Seventh Avenue said someone cut the lock off a gas pump and gas was missing.

9 a.m., East Sonora A caller on the 15000 block of Jenness Road said a vehicle window was broken over the holidays.

9:27 a.m., Sonora area A caller on the 9000 block of Shepherd Ranch Road reported his truck windows were shot out.

11:14 a.m., Jamestown A caller on the 18300 block of Main Street said someone might have fired a BB at a window.

12:44 p.m., East Sonora A woman calling from the 19000 block of Hess Avenue said someone rented two adult movies on her television when she was away. Two and a half weeks later, three more adult movies were rented.

1:32 p.m., Twain Harte A caller on the 22300 block of Scenic Drive said a ladder, chain saw and other items were missing from a shed.

2:32 p.m., East Sonora A man on the 15400 block of Buttercup Lane said a neighbor's trampoline blew across the road and damaged his fence.

2:36 p.m., Jamestown A woman on the 11200 block of Circle Drive said a front window was damaged by a BB.

5:05 p.m., Jamestown A caller on the 18200 block of Main Street said a man was talking to garbage cans.

7:55 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village A caller on the 20600 block of Chief Fuller Way said he saw two men climb a ladder onto the neighbors' balcony.

8:03 p.m., Pinecrest A caller on the 700 block of Dodge Ridge Road said a snowboard valued at $200 was stolen from Dodge Ridge Ski Area.


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

Danial Lavern Cochrane, 26, of Angels Camp, booked at 1:44 a.m. yesterday after arrest at Bennett Road and Chile Gulch Road in Columbia.

Felony Bookings


11 p.m., Sonora Mike Norman Borden, 31, 200 block of Greenley Road, booked on suspicion of making a terrorist threat and vandalism. He was arrested after putting a threatening note on the door of a residence on the 200 block of Greenley Road, police said. Borden is also suspected of kicking the door and ripped decorations from it. He remained in jail this morning in lieu of $25,000.

Sonora police reports

9:10 a.m., property damage A man said someone damaged the windshield of his vehicle while it was parked in his driveway on the 100 block of Banner Drive. The damage looked like it was caused by a pellet gun, he said.

12:40 p.m., traffic accident A caller said someone in a pickup backed into the caller's vehicle near the intersection of South Washington Street and Stockton Road, and then took off.

1:20 p.m., traffic accident A caller reported a hit-and-run accident on North Washington Street near Elkin Street.

8:56 p.m., traffic violation A caller said a white Chevrolet Blazer was speeding through the Sonora Crossroads shopping center parking lot, hitting shopping carts.


Sheriff's reports


7:44 a.m., San Andreas A newspaper rack was stolen from the front of Treat's market.

2:15 p.m., Arnold A caller near the Arnold bypass said several cars were blocking the road so children could play in the snow.

2:59 p.m., West Point A caretaker found a house ransacked on the 300 block of Pine Cone Lane.

3:47 p.m., Arnold A caller from an Arnold market said someone was outside trying to sell people "magic mushrooms."

Felony bookings


9:55 p.m., Angels Camp Kenneth Wayne Pierce, 32, 1000 block of Main Street, Angels Camp, booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon other than a firearm after arrest at his home. As of this morning, Pierce was still in custody in lieu of $50,000 bail.


5:55 a.m., Altaville Curtis Alan Dudschus, 33, 300 block of Main Street, Altaville, booked on suspicion of possessing a destructive device, possessing explosives and possessing a controlled substance after arrest at his home. As of this morning, Dudschus was still in custody in lieu of $45,000 bail.

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