Sheriff's reports


12:11 p.m., Jamestown A woman on the 8500 block of French Flat Road said a older blue van was abandoned at the entrance to her property. The van was red-tagged for removal by the county's vehicle abatement program.

1:58 p.m., Columbia A woman on the 23200 block of Providence Street said a compost pile on her property was stolen. There were tire tracks into her yard.

2:11 p.m., Soulsbyville A man on the 20800 block of Lawler Court said a man who appeared to be in his 20s pointed a rifle at the caller.

2:20 p.m., Sonora area A man on the 12000 block of Chukar Circle said his house was burglarized.

2:26 p.m., Sierra Village A caller said people stopping to sled along Highway 108 near Bottini Apple Ranch Road were creating a traffic hazard.

2:45 p.m., Soulsbyville A vehicle parked on the 20600 block of Tanner Drive was vandalized.

6:03 p.m., East Sonora A woman on the 13700 block of Mono Way said a man assaulted her.

7:04 p.m., Columbia A caller said a man was squatting behind a laundry building at Trails End RV Park on the 21700 block of Parrotts Ferry Road making threats toward park residents.

7:13 p.m., Columbia A caller on the 22400 block of Airport Road South said two men with butcher knives were fighting.

10:14 p.m., Jamestown A caller said five or six people were fighting in a parking lot on the 18200 block of Highway 108.


12:41 a.m., Jamestown A 29-year-old man was cited for driving with a suspended license after being stopped on the 18100 block of Highway 108.

Felony bookings


5:04 a.m., Sonora A 30-year-old Sonora woman booked on suspicion of felony spousal battery after arrest at her home. According to Sonora police, the woman hit her ex-husband during a child custody exchange. She was released Saturday after posting $35,000 bail.

5:40 a.m., Tuolumne Greg Orme, 38, 2600 block of Cabrillo Drive, Santa Clara, and Theodore Todd Koehn, 35, undisclosed address in Fremont, both booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance after a traffic stop and arrest on Tuolumne Road at Cherokee Road. Orme was also booked on suspicion of bringing drugs into the county jail.

Both were released Saturday after posting $20,000 bail each.


12:20 a.m., Jamestown Mary Felisa Jelly, 39, 1000 block of Feather Court, Copperopolis, booked on a Santa Clara County warrant charging her with welfare fraud after a traffic stop and arrest on Highway 108 at Fifth Avenue. She remained in jail this morning, held without bail.

10:13 p.m., Sonora Troy Richard Revelle, 30, 300 block of Barretta Street, Sonora, booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance after arrest on Gold Street. No details were available. He was released yesterday after posting $10,000 bail.


12:53 a.m., Tuolumne Arturo Gonzalez Cepeda, 36, undisclosed address in Modesto, booked on suspicion of being in the United States illegally after an arrest and traffic stop on Tuolumne Road north of Black Oak Casino. He remained held this morning without bail.


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

John David Eastman, 37, undisclosed address on School Street, Big Oak Flat, booked at 12:07 a.m. Saturday after arrest on Highway 120 west of Merrell Road, Groveland.

Brian Jasper Armstrong, 20, 2600 block of Lawrence Street, Ceres, booked at 10:44 p.m. Saturday after arrest on Gold Street at Stewart Street, Sonora.

Wesley John Norman, 25, undisclosed address on South Airport Road, Columbia, booked at 12:20 a.m. Sunday after arrest on Highway 108 at Fifth Avenue, Jamestown.

Harvey George Hubert Jr., 18, 1200 block of Sanguinetti Road, Sonora, booked at 1:55 a.m. yesterday after arrest on Highway 49 south of Parrotts Ferry Road, Sonora area.

David Eugene Wells, 32, 700 block of Sandhill Crane, Los Banos, booked at 7 a.m. Sunday after arrest on Highway 108 at Sierra Village.



2:27 a.m., Big Hill area An SUV destroyed by a fire on Big Hill Road a half-mile west of the old Hatler lumber mill. Preliminary fire reports listed no cause and no vehicle owner was listed. Responding were engines from the Tuolumne County Fire Department-California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the Columbia Fire District.

Sonora police reports


1:26 p.m., traffic accident No one was injured and no vehicles were damaged during a collision on Greenley Road near Delnero Road. One driver was said to be hostile.

2:18 p.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said a man was washing his car inside a covered area of a business on West Jackson Street without permission.

4:15 p.m., public fight Three women threatened a Save Mart courtesy clerk and a customer in the parking lot at the grocery store on the 1000 block of Mono Way.

5:48 p.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said four teens were spray painting a dark green car parked on Mono Way with fake snow.

5:51 p.m., public fight A caller said two men were fighting at Downtown Plaza on Stewart Street.

6:12 p.m., public peace A caller said 10 teens on skateboards were disturbing customers in front of Wal-Mart at Sonora Crossroad shopping center.

10:41 p.m., vandalism A "large male patient" was out of control on the third floor of Tuolumne General Hospital breaking things up.


Sheriff's reports


12:16 a.m., Angels Camp area A caller said someone vandalized a vehicle at an undisclosed block of Stallion Pinto.

9:10 a.m., Copperopolis A computer, television and artwork were reported stolen from a house on Aurora Lane.

1:05 p.m., Jenny Lind Tools were reported stolen from a house on the 10000 block of Myrtle Drive.

8:54 p.m., San Andreas A caller from the Red Brick Saloon said a man outside was yelling and causing a disturbance.

Felony bookings


2:37 a.m., Valley Springs A 22-year-old Valley Springs man was booked on suspicion of spousal battery after arrest on Hironymous Court. As of this morning he remained in custody in lieu of $50,000 bail.

5:17 a.m., San Andreas Chris Aaron Seyersdahl, 21, 400 block of Foothill Court, San Andreas, booked on suspicion of burglary, vandalism and disorderly conduct after arrest at a house on the 100 block of Pope Street. Before the arrest, a deputy had received a report that something or someone had been banging around under the home for about two hours. Upon arrival, the deputy found Seyersdahl under the house. He said he had fallen asleep and couldn't get out. As of this morning he remained in custody in lieu of $65,000 bail.