News of record for March 4, 2004



Sheriff's reports


7:13 a.m., Jamestown Pro-Flame on the 10000 block of Victoria Place was broken into through a window and a safe containing $1,000 was stolen.

7:59 a.m., Twain Harte Graffiti was spraypainted on Fidelity National Title Insurance Co. on the 23000 block of Meadow Lane overnight.

8:47 a.m., Jamestown A woman on the 10300 block of Preston Lane said her wallet was stolen from her house while she was in the parking lot with her car.

9 a.m., Twain Harte A man said a fence and signs were spraypainted overnight on Meadow Lane.

9:07 a.m., East Sonora A woman said that while her car was being washed on the 14000 block of Mono Way, her purse was stolen.

11:11 a.m., Jamestown A woman on the 16000 block of Jacksonville Road said a pressure tank was stolen from her property.

11:17 a.m., Sonora area Supervisors Dick Pland's and Mark Thornton's campaign signs were reported vandalized at various locations.

12:15 p.m., Cedar Ridge A Belleview School administrator said he took a switchblade knife from an eighth-grade student.

12:59 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village A man said a car stereo, speakers and 30 CDs were stolen from his unlocked car on the 20400 block of Kutci Drive.

3:35 p.m., Jamestown A woman on the 10300 block of Preston Lane was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.

4:40 p.m., North Sonora A woman on the 21000 block of Jack Page Road said another woman was outside her house screaming at the caller. The caller said it may be a case of mistaken identity.

4:46 p.m., Twain Harte The manager of Twain Harte Market on the 18700 block of Tiffeni Drive said a customer was causing a disturbance in the store.

5:40 p.m., Sierra Village A man said skateboarders were trespassing at a house on Lodestone Avenue near Bonanza Drive.

6:02 p.m., Chinese Camp A real estate agent said a sign was vandalized at a house on Redhills Road.

6:38 p.m., Tuolumne A woman said two boys broke glass near Mother Lode Thrift Store on Pine Street and when employees asked them to clean it up, the boys ran off.

6:55 p.m., Jamestown A caller on the 11000 block of Highway 108 said a man was taking aluminum siding from the house.

8:54 p.m., Tuolumne A man on the 19000 block of Tuolumne Road North said his credit card was used without his permission and more than $2,600 in charges were run up.

10:28 p.m., Twain Harte A man on the 19100 block of Griffith Lane said he found an abandoned camper trailer parked on his property and wanted it towed off.

11:38 p.m., East Sonora A caller said a man was sitting in a car for more than an hour at The Junction shopping center. A deputy checked on the man, who was using his cell phone.


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

Sharon Marie Nickley, 40, 23000 South Fork Road, Twain Harte, booked at 9:47 p.m. Tuesday after arrest on Fuller Drive north of Joaquin Gully Road, Twain Harte.

Sonora police reports


7:02 a.m., animal complaints A woman on the 200 block of Gerrymander Avenue said her dog was in the back yard barking at what appeared to be a mountain lion.

7:27 a.m., animal complaints A caller said two dogs got into his back yard on the 100 block of East Lyons Street and were chasing his dogs.

10:02 a.m., suspicious circumstances A caller on the 500 block of South Washington Street said a man wearing all white clothes and black gloves was on his property and refused to leave.

11:14 a.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said two men were looking into cars in the upper parking lot at Tuolumne General Hospital.

1:55 p.m., animal complaints A caller said a neighbor on the 500 block of South Stewart Street has 15 cats that use his property as their bathroom.

2:27 p.m., fraudulent activity A Signature Stadium 10 employee said a man passed a fake $100 bill at the theater.

3:19 p.m., fraudulent activity A clerk at the Gold Country gas station on the 300 block of South Washington Street said the store received counterfeit $20 bills.

5:45 p.m., public intoxication Two men were arrested and booked on suspicion of public intoxication after a caller saw the men fall down on South Stewart Street near Church Street.


Sheriff's reports


6:58 a.m., Copperopolis A vehicle fire was reported on the 1000 block of Feather Drive.

10:30 a.m., Burson There was a report of a trespasser cutting wood on property on the first block of Oak Leaf Lane.

12:12 p.m., West Point A resident on the 100 block of Sawyer Road said a neighbor was stealing decorative rocks.

12:50 p.m., San Andreas A cell phone and credit card were reported stolen from the 100 block of Market Street.

1:11 p.m., Valley Springs A caller on the 200 block of Rose Street said a wheelchair was found in a creek.

1:58 p.m., Copperopolis A burglary was reported on the 4100 block of Tomahawk Drive.

2:42 p.m., Avery A burglary was reported on the 100 block of Avery Sheep Ranch Road.

5:41 p.m., San Andreas A mountain bike was stolen from the front porch of a house on the 300 block of Toyanza Drive.

6:19 p.m., Sheep Ranch A caller on the 16000 block of Armstrong Road said a man and a woman were fighting.

6:21 p.m., Murphys A door was open at a business on the 400 block of Main Street.

7:51 p.m., Valley Springs A caller said while driving on Highway 26, he saw a man on a bicycle who was hit by a vehicle. The caller said the man ran away after throwing his bike into a ditch.

8:06 p.m., Mountain Ranch A person in dark clothing was reportedly jumping in front of vehicles on Mountain Ranch Road.

9:54 p.m., Valley Springs A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 2800 block of Ross Drive.

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