News of record for February 12, 2004



Sheriff's reports


8:06 a.m., Belleview Oakes A woman on the 22000 block of Harmony Lane said her vehicle was broken into overnight.

9:17 a.m., Phoenix Lake Road A woman on the 21700 block of Phoenix Lake Road said her purse was stolen from her unlocked vehicle parked in front of her house overnight.

10:42 a.m., Jamestown A 19-year-old woman was cited for driving with an expired license after being stopped on Old Creek Court.

11:58 a.m., Groveland A woman on the 8000 block of Jackass Ridge Road said building materials were stolen.

12:22 p.m., Don Pedro Reservoir area A woman driving on Bonds Flat Road near Don Pedro Reservoir dam said she smelled a strange odor.

3:42 p.m., Sonora A Tuolumne County Jail booking deputy found a counterfeit $100 bill among the belongings of a woman in custody.

4 p.m., Sonora area A teenage boy said he thought he burst an artery in his stomach after smoking marijuana with some friends at a PG&E ditch. The boy was taken to Tuolumne General Hospital and a deputy met the boy's father there.

8:14 p.m., Tuolumne A 25-year-old man on the 18300 block of Cherokee Road was arrested on several misdemeanor warrants.

9:19 p.m., Twain Harte A man said an adult who rented a room at Wildwood Inn on the 22900 block of Meadow Lane was serving liquor to juveniles inside the room.


12:24 a.m., Columbia A caller said someone in a Red Isuzu Rodeo struck another car in a Columbia College parking lot and drove away.


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

Joshua James Allen Vick, 43, 20200 block of Sparrow Lane, Sonora, booked at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday after arrest on Highway 108 at The Junction shopping center.



5:15 p.m., Moccasin A fire was reported in the brakes of a 1996 Ford propane truck at the bottom of Priest Grade. The truck is owned by Proflame of Jamestown. Tuolumne County Fire Department and Groveland Community Services District Fire Department responded.

8 p.m., Chinese Camp Fire was reported in a 1979 Chevrolet pickup on the 9900 block of Main Street. Damage was estimated at $2,500 to the engine compartment and cab. The fire was caused by an electrical malfunction. Dennis Murphy of the same address owns the truck. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and Tuolumne County Fire Department responded.

Sonora police reports


9:23 a.m., traffic violations A driver was cited and released for driving with a suspended license after a traffic stop on the 300 block of South Washington Street.

1:37 p.m., traffic accident A caller said there was a hit-and-run accident on North Stewart Street at East Dodge Lane.

2:57 p.m., animal complaints A caller said a dog bit a person at Cassina High School on South Barretta Street.

3:06 p.m., warrant arrest A 27-year-old Columbia Way woman was arrested and booked on a misdemeanor warrant.

4:04 p.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said a suspicious-looking man carrying a plastic bin with chocolate candy was trying to sell the candy for a Jackson youth group.

6:15 p.m., traffic accident A car parked at Sonora Crossroads shopping center was struck by another car.

9:01 p.m., public intoxication A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication after he refused to leave the front of a restaurant on Stockton Road.


12:13 a.m., obstructing justice A teenage boy who ran from an officer at Heaven for Kids park on Greenley Road was taken to juvenile probation on suspicion of obstructing justice.

1:13 a.m., theft A caller said a black leather jacket was stolen while the caller was at a bar on South Washington Street.

2:31 a.m., assault A man on South Stewart Street said when he asked his upstairs neighbor to be quiet, she hit him in the chest. A 50-year-old woman was then arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery.


Sheriff's reports


10:06 a.m., San Andreas Juveniles were found in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia at Calaveras High School.

11:15 a.m., San Andreas A theft was reported at Calaveras High School.

11:50 a.m., San Andreas A theft was reported at Calaveras High School.

5:38 p.m., San Andreas A runaway child living at a group home was found at the intersection of Highway 12 and Briski Hill.

5:55 p.m., Valley Springs A woman on the 800 block of St. Andrews Drive said her son was being threatened in retaliation for an incident that occurred last week.

6:43 p.m., Wilseyville A caller on the 4400 block of Lynn Boulevard said her boyfriend assaulted her son.

6:53 p.m., Valley Springs There was a report of a restraining order violation on the 5500 block of McCauley Road.

8:28 p.m., Valley Springs Kids were reported throwing eggs at vehicles passing the intersection of Highway 12 and Baldwin Street.

11:37 p.m., Valley Springs An argument or physical fight among teens was reported at a gas station on the first block of Highway 26. When a deputy arrived, there was no one there.

Felony bookings


3:25 p.m., San Andreas Robert Joseph Medeiros, 42, 1900 block of Elm Avenue, Atwater, booked on suspicion of possessing a firearm after previously being convicted of a felony. Medeiros was booked and released per court order.

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