News of record for May 6, 2004

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TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

TUESDAY

6:07 a.m., Sonora The night manager at Sonora Hill said a gas line was ruptured on Tulip Court while contractors were digging.

8:52 a.m., Pinecrest A woman said two outboard motors, each valued at $500, were stolen from boats docked at Pinecrest Lake Marina.

10:43 a.m., East Sonora A 35-year-old man was booked on suspicion of public drunkenness after a caller saw him and another man drinking in front of a store at The Junction shopping center.

10:58 a.m., East Sonora A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness on Mono Way.

1:50 p.m., Groveland A woman on the 11000 block of Valenta Way said her neighbor threatened her and her husband on Saturday.

2:26 p.m., Groveland A Tioga High School administrator said a woman in a minor vehicle accident with a student earlier in the day was on campus without permission looking at the student's car.

4:59 p.m., East Sonora A physician at Indian Rock Prompt Care said a possibly drunken person was being abusive to staff.

6:07 p.m., Jamestown area A man said his truck parked on O'Byrnes Ferry Road near Tulloch Reservoir bridge was vandalized. A back window was smashed with a rock.

6:47 p.m., Jamestown A woman said two men were fighting at Rocca Park on Main Street and one man had a knife in his hand.

7:30 p.m., Twain Harte A caller said a man was on the deck of a neighbor's house on Fuller Road near Little Fuller Road.

YESTERDAY

Midnight, Twain Harte A man on the 22000 block of East Avenue said someone was outside walking around his house. A deputy checked but found nothing.

Felony bookings

TUESDAY

9:20 a.m., Sonora Tracy Daniel Cobb, 31, 3200 block of Yana Court, Copperopolis, booked on a warrant charging him with passing worthless checks after he turned himself in at the jail. He was released on his own recognizance after appearing in court for arraignment.

9:27 a.m., Sonora Richard Ernest Bayers, 33, 16900 block of Amy Drive, Sonora, booked on a warrant charging him with welfare fraud and perjury after he turned himself in at the jail. He was released on his own recognizance after appearing in court for arraignment.

Arrests

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

Linda Ladawn Ashlock, 39, 13000 block of Fir Drive, Sonora, booked at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday after arrest on Highway 108 at Stockton Road, Sonora.

Max Richard Bair, 58, 3300 block of Shadow Park Place, San Jose, booked at 12:05 a.m. yesterday after arrest on Lyons Street at Barretta Street, Sonora.

Scott Eric Parsons, 44, 20300 block of West Walnut Drive, Sonora, booked at 1:38 a.m. yesterday after arrest on South Washington Street at Gold Street, Sonora.

Sonora police reports

TUESDAY

8:23 a.m., animal complaints A man said two dogs were running loose and getting into his garage on North Shepherd Street.

10:35 a.m., animal complaints A caller said a black dog was locked inside a vehicle parked at Sonora Plaza on Mono Way.

11:12 a.m. unclassified A caller reported a woman smoking in a public park on South Green Street. The woman was cited and released.

3:57 p.m., lost property A caller lost a wallet at a store on the 600 block of South Washington Street.

4:14 p.m., traffic accident A woman said her car parked on the 100 block of South Barretta Street was hit and the other driver did not leave a note.

4:49 p.m., traffic accident No one was injured in a traffic accident on Greenley Road at Mono Way.

5:19 p.m., child endangerment A caller said a blue mini-van was parked in the red zone in front of a store in the Sonora Crossroads shopping center and the only occupant was a small child in a car seat.

6:06 p.m., traffic accident No one was injured in a traffic accident involving three vehicles on Mono Way at Greenley Road.

7:44 p.m., suspicious circumstances A woman on North Green Street said a small fire was started in a pile of leaves in front of her house, and over the weekend a bottle of nail polish remover was set on fire.

9:51 p.m., warrant arrest A 23-year-old man was arrested on two misdemeanor warrants after an officer stopped him on North Washington Street at Cowan Street.

Fires

YESTERDAY

12:15 p.m., Cedar Ridge area An illegal debris burn was reported on the 23900 block of Oxbow Lane. Ryan English of the same address owns the land. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and Tuolumne County Fire Department responded.

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

TUESDAY

6:58 a.m., Vallecito A caller on the 3600 block of Poag Lane said someone was playing loud music. A deputy said the person agreed to turn the music down.

7:25 a.m., Valley Springs Two juveniles were fighting on the 2900 block of Heney Lane.

8:21 a.m., Valley Springs A caller on the 3600 block of Ferris Court said a big rig truck was illegally parked on her property. A deputy found that the rig was actually a travel trailer, and the incident was actually a neighbor dispute.

8:29 a.m., Mountain Ranch A vehicle was reportedly blocking part of the 8800 block of Whiskey Slide Road.

9:02 a.m., Arnold Roommates were arguing on the 2900 block of Highway 4.

9:13 a.m., Arnold A caller on the 1200 block of Sequoia Street said someone was camping on private property. A deputy contacted the person, who agreed to leave.

9:34 a.m., Valley Springs A suspicious person was frequenting a business on the first block of California Street.

10:08 a.m., Jenny Lind Family members were arguing on the 7800 block of Highway 12.

12:30 p.m., San Andreas A patient was reportedly being violent to nurses at Mark Twain St. Joseph's Hospital. Deputies were able to calm the patient.

4:59 p.m., San Andreas A deputy responded to an ongoing dispute over cattle on the 4100 block of River Ridge Drive.

5:57 p.m., Valley Springs A fight among juveniles at the intersection of Berkesey Lane and Silver Rapids Road resulted in one person arrested.

7:19 p.m., San Andreas A person was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication after yelling at people at a gas station on Highway 49.

9:08 p.m., Valley Springs A vehicle parked on Highway 26 between Baldwin Street and Garner Place was hit by a paint ball.

Felony bookings

TUESDAY

6:50 p.m., Valley Springs Hernan Hernandez, 18, 6800 block of Baldwin Street, Valley Springs, booked on suspicion of committing second-degree burglary and forgery. Hernandez remained in custody this morning at the Calaveras County Jail in lieu of $35,000 bail.

8:08 p.m., San Andreas Joseph Andrew Edmonds, 21, 1200 block of Devonwood Drive, Merced, booked on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale and being a convicted felon possessing a firearm. As of this morning, Edmonds remained at the county jail in lieu of $115,000 bail.

Arrests

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

Dennis Wayne Madrid, 18, 2400 block of Barbour Street, Valley Springs, booked at 2:08 a.m. yesterday after arrest on Highway 26 in Valley Springs.

Fires

YESTERDAY

6 p.m., Avery A vehicle fire was reported on Highway 4 near Northwood Drive. Damage was estimated at $5,000 to a 1993 Saturn. Jessica Hall of Arnold owns the car. CDF and Ebbetts Pass Fire Protection District responded.

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