News of record for March 11, 2004



Sheriff's department


8:35 a.m., Phoenix Lake area A man on the 21200 block of Phoenix Lake Road said two strange vehicles were parked on the road.

8:36 a.m., Don Pedro area A Don Pedro High School employee said the school was vandalized.

9:05 a.m., Sonora area A man found a purse at a business in Sonora Crossroads shopping center Monday night.

11:37 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village A man said a snowboard came off a vehicle on Highway 108. The man said he waited for the vehicle's driver to come back, but when no one retrieved the snowboard he turned it over to the sheriff's department.

12:16 p.m., Columbia A man said his pickup was vandalized while parked at Columbia College. He said the brake lines had been cut.

1:05 p.m., Sonora Meadows A man said about two truckloads of garbage, including 10 tires, a vehicle transmission line and other car parts and tools, were dumped on the side of White Oak Drive near Creekside Drive.

1:40 p.m., Crystal Falls area A man said about 10 bags of trash were illegally dumped into a business trash bin on the 21000 block of Longeway Road.

8:13 p.m., Sonora area A Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department sergeant asked for a deputy to check both the Columbia and Pine Mountain Lake airports for a plane that might have run out of fuel and landed at either airport. The plane's pilot was on a sightseeing tour and had not returned to the Oakdale Airport.

9:09 p.m., Twain Harte A man said a Jeep pickup drove up Twain Harte Drive and parked near a Tuolumne Utilities District ditch.

10:50 p.m., Jamestown A woman on the 10300 block of Preston Lane said a man cut his wrist while cutting wood and possibly drinking.


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

Randy Lee Kerns, 47, 15200 block of Cavalieri Road, Sonora, booked at 1:21 a.m. Tuesday after arrest on Highway 108 at South Washington Street, Sonora.

Sonora police reports


7:25 a.m., vandalism A caller said a rock was thrown through the right rear window of a 1997 Honda Civic parked on the 100 block of North Poplar Street.

8:24 a.m., burglary A garage on the 100 block of Rose Street was broken into and a red duffel bag stolen.

9:02 a.m., vandalism A caller said water hoses were cut in the laundry room at an apartment building on the 200 block of Greenley Road, causing flooding.

10:17 a.m., theft A wallet was stolen from a car parked on the 200 block of Alpine Lane.

11:32 a.m., theft A rock was thrown through a window of a car parked on North Forest Road.

1:13 p.m., traffic accident Drivers of a red Toyota Tercel and a Ford Mustang were involved in an accident near Sonora High School.

2:04 p.m., theft Two teenage girls were caught shoplifting from Wal-Mart. The girls were cited and turned over to their parents.

2:36 p.m., animal complaints A man on the 90 block of Summit Avenue said a loose dog on his property kept trying to attack the owner's dog.

4:32 p.m., public intoxication A 52-year-old man was booked on suspicion of public intoxication after an arrest on Stockton Road west of South Washington Street.

5:09 p.m., theft A purse was stolen from an unlocked car parked on Columbia Way.

8:42 p.m., assault A boy was treated for injuries he received while at Sonora High School during school hours. The boy went to Tuolumne General Hospital for his injuries.

10:54 p.m., liquor violations A caller said men in two rooms at a motel on the 200 block of South Washington Street were loud and drinking. The men were seen walking across the street and bringing back underage girls. One of the men was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.


Sheriff's reports


7:34 a.m., Copperopolis Golf clubs were stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 400 block of Mitchell Lake Court.

7:54 a.m., Valley Springs A vehicle window was broken and its stereo was stolen on the 10 block of St. Andrews.

8:57 a.m., Copperopolis Tools were stolen from a construction area at Calypso Bay, off O'Byrnes Ferry Road.

1:08 p.m., Valley Springs A juvenile was spotted riding an off-road motorcycle down Driver Road.

5:54 p.m., Copperopolis A group of juveniles with baseball bats were "causing trouble" on the 800 block of Feather Drive.

6:50 p.m., White Pines Three kids were seen at Hazel Fischer Elementary School with BB guns. They went toward the logging museum.

Felony bookings


8:08 a.m., San Andreas Rachael Jolene Reynolds, 26, 700 block of West Charles Street, San Andreas, booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance, failure to appear in court, threatening to commit a crime and the misdemeanor of not having a headlight on her bike after arrest at her home. She was released after posting $42,778 bail.

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