News of record for May 12, 2004



Sheriff's reports


8:17 a.m., Willow Springs A woman said a skateboard wheel was thrown through the window at the Willow Springs Clubhouse on the 20500 block of Willow Springs Drive, and a tree branch was broken.

9:16 a.m., Jamestown A man said someone tried to break into a house under construction on the 11300 block of Steiner Driver.

9:21 a.m., Jamestown A C&C Mini Mart manager said he has a video tape showing the person who damaged one of the gasoline pumps.

9:37 a.m., East Sonora A vacant building at Sonora East shopping center on the 14300 block of Mono Way was broken into.

10:27 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village A bicycle found on the 23900 block of Crossley Way was brought to the sheriff's department.

12:23 p.m., Soulsbyville A caller said a man and a woman were arguing in front of a store on the 20600 block of Soulsbyville Road.

1:33 p.m., Tuolumne A man was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness after being stopped by Black Oak Casino security officers in the parking lot.

1:36 p.m., Sonora A man driving a black Ford Ranger pickup truck pulling a fishing boat was reported to be driving drunk after leaving a store on Restano Way and driving north on Washington Street.

4:26 p.m., Soulsbyville area The owner of Crystal Falls Car Wash on the 18800 block of Sunshine Road North said trash was being dumped illegally into trash bins at the car wash.

4:58 p.m. Sonora area A caller said two planes, one a Cessna and the other a biplane, were flying too low between the north side of the county and Twain Harte.

5:08 p.m., Jamestown A bartender at The National Hotel on the 18100 block of Main Street said a man walked into the bar and started yelling and slapping another man. The victim was bleeding from facial wounds.

5:58 p.m., Tuolumne A woman said a 10 to 15 people were in front of a business on Tuolumne Road at Carter Street fighting.

6:16 p.m., Soulsbyville A man on the 20100 block of Moyle Road said trash was being dumped in the neighborhood.

7:59 p.m., Sierra Village A 40-year-old man was arrested on misdemeanor warrants after a sheriff's sergeant stopped the man on Highway 108 in Sierra Village.

8:29 p.m., Don Pedro area A man said roofing material valued at $4,000 was stolen from a house on the 2400 block of El Naranjo Street.

Felony bookings


9:40 a.m., Sonora Ericka Shannon Medeiros, 35, 21700 block of Phoenix Lake Road, Sonora area booked on a warrant charging her with grand theft after she turned herself in at the county jail.

She was released on her own recognizance after appearing in court yesterday.

4:43 p.m., Sonora Elizabeth Lorraine Regelin, 18, 23000 block of Middle Camp Road, Twain Harte, booked on a warrant charging her with vehicle theft and receiving stolen property after a traffic stop and arrest on Restano Way at Mono Way. She remained held this morning in lieu of $10,000 bail.


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

Chadley Caine Campbell, 31, 300 block of C Street, Isleton, booked at 2:15 p.m. Monday after arrest on the 19400 block of Tuolumne Road, Tuolumne.

James Bozarth, 46, 3500 block of Fountain Way, Modesto, booked at 10:10 p.m. Monday after arrest on Highway 108 at Old Wards Ferry Road, Sonora area. He also was booked on suspicion of driving with a license suspended for a previous drunken driving conviction.

Charles Myrl William, 63, 22900 block of Knickerbocker Flat Road, Columbia, booked at 11:40 p.m. Monday after an arrest on Parrotts Ferry Road.

Sonora police reports


10:19 a.m., animal complaints A woman on the 600 block of East Jackson Street said a large dead animal was in her shed at the end of her driveway.

10:24 a.m., traffic violation A 32-year-old man was cited and released on suspicion of driving on a suspended license after a traffic stop and arrest on Shaws Flat Road.

11:36 p.m., animal complaints A stray black and white dog was picked up by an animal control officer when the dog was wandering near Sonora High School.

4:36 p.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said a man with a knife on his hip was outside a fast food restaurant on the 600 block of South Washington Street. The man was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness.

7:17 p.m., public intoxication A 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness on South Green Street.

7:32 p.m., public intoxication A woman was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness on the 40 block of North Stewart Street.

9:07 p.m., suspicious circumstances A man was accidentally locked inside a coin-operated laundry on Stockton Road. He was let out when a keyholder arrived with a key.


Fire calls


6:51 a.m., Sonora A water heater fire did $1,500 damage to the heater and surrounding floor in an apartment on the 12800 block of Chukar Circle. The property owner is Bruce Patrick and the tenant is Brian Hyman. Responding were California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Tuolumne County Fire Department and Sonora Fire Department.


Sheriff's reports


9:29 a.m., Arnold A church was burglarized on the 1400 block of Oak Circle.

10:08 a.m., Murphys Gasoline was reportedly siphoned from construction equipment on the 5400 block of Log Cabin Drive.

10:11 a.m., Jenny Lind Wood was stolen from a construction site on the 8600 block of Mann Street.

2:07 p.m., Valley Springs A civil dispute between a husband and wife was reported on the 6600 block of Goodell Road.

2:32 p.m., Avery A juvenile was cited for being under the influence of alcohol at Avery Middle School.

3:49 p.m., Valley Springs A vehicle was reportedly vandalized on Vista Del Lago Drive.

4:43 p.m., Copperopolis A man and woman were reportedly arguing on Sawmill Road in Copper Cove. A deputy found the area quiet when he checked.

8 p.m., Mokelumne Hill Loud music was playing on Zumwalt Way.

8:37 p.m., San Andreas A church was vandalized on the 1400 block of Highway 49.

8:49 p.m., West Point Loud music was playing on the 700 block of Bald Mountain Road.

Felony bookings


11 a.m., San Andreas John Michael Gwyn, 23, 3400 block of Gardner Flat Road, Dorrington, booked on suspicion of making criminal threats. Gwyn remained in custody this morning at the Calaveras County Jail in lieu of $45,000 bail.

8 p.m., Valley Springs Bradley Joseph Flores, 34, 2300 block of Blake Lane, Valley Springs, booked on suspicion of making criminal threats. As of this morning, Flores remained in custody at the county jail in lieu of $15,000 bail.

Fire calls


5:05 p.m., Murphys area Two roadside spot fires were put out on Highway 4 west of Pennsylvania Gulch Road. The cause was undetermined. California Department of Forestry and Fire Department responded.

6 p.m., West Point area An illegal escaped debris burn scorched two acres of woodlands and timber owned by Sierra Pacific Industries on Forest Service Road 7N28 at Winton Road. Responding were CDF, West Point Fire Protection District and an inmate crew from the Vallecito Conservation Camp.

6:45 p.m., Clements The cause was undetermined of a spot fire on a ranch owned by Leo Markey on the 19789 block of Acampo Road. CDF responded.

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