News of record for June 24, 2004

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TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

TUESDAY

7:09 a.m., Sonora area A man said a motor was stolen from a boat parked on Jamestown Road at Johnny Avenue.

9:11 a.m., Don Pedro area A houseboat docked at Buzzard Cove was broken into.

9:42 a.m., Standard area A man said gasoline and tools were stolen from his pickup truck parked on the 19600 block of Serrano Road.

9:45 a.m., Jamestown A caller said a vehicle with a baby inside was parked in front of a business on the 18200 block of Main Street with the engine running.

10:25 a.m., Twain Harte area A caller said gasoline was siphoned from a vehicle parked on the 21000 block of Longeway Road.

10:27 a.m., Tuttletown A caller said a mountain lion was feeding on a dead deer at the Tuttletown Recreation Area at New Melones Reservoir.

10:47 a.m., Dardanelle A man said a propane lantern, stove and fuel were stolen from a Dardanelle campground on Highway 108.

11:53 a.m., Tuolumne A counterfeit $20 bill was found at Tuolumne Market on the 18300 block of Tuolumne Road.

1:02 p.m., Don Pedro Reservoir A man said a houseboat docked at Fleming Meadow Marina was broken into and numerous items were stolen.

3:19 p.m., Don Pedro Reservoir A houseboat docked at Buzzard Cove was broken into and tools, a radio, fishing rod and sleeping bag were stolen.

4:20 p.m., Jamestown A caller said six teens were hanging around and drinking behind an apartment building on the 10200 block of Preston Lane.

6:47 p.m., Twain Harte A caller said a boy stole a skateboard from a house on Joaquin Gully Road.

6:47 p.m., Jamestown A caller said several kids were swimming in a water tank at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park on Fifth Avenue. The caller said the kids were pulling on pipes.

8:02 p.m., Columbia A man said a laptop computer was stolen from his dorm room at Columbia College.

9:02 p.m., Jamestown A man on the 18200 block of Ninth Avenue said a digital camera was stolen from his parked car.

9:13 p.m., Quail Hollow A caller said several people were drinking, smoking marijuana and hitting golf balls from an apartment on the 12800 block of Covey Circle toward a nearby building.

9:57 p.m., Sonora area A man said a blue truck was illegally parked on his property near the 21000 block of Lyons Bald Mountain Road.

10:12 a.m., Jamestown A Tuolumne General Hospital emergency room employee reported a patient said two women were passed out on a trampoline in the front yard of a house on Seco Street.

10:51 p.m., New Melones Reservoir A woman said she was assaulted while she was at Acorn Campground on Reynolds Ferry Road.

YESTERDAY

1:02 a.m., Don Pedro Reservoir A man said his boat ran aground on the lake and he and his wife needed a tow out.

3:18 a.m., Jamestown A caller said someone was banging on a bell from a cemetery on Main Street.

Felony bookings

TUESDAY

2:24 p.m., Sonora Chick Dale Harrison, 34, 300 block of 4th Street, Oakdale, booked on a Stanislaus County warrant charging him with possessing marijuana for sale and a misdemeanor Mariposa County warrant charging him with driving on a suspended drivers license after a traffic stop and arrest on Shaws Flat Road. He remained held this morning in lieu of $50,000 bail.

7:51 p.m., Columbia area Stacy Allen Courtroul, 35, 3900 block of Gagos Street, Modesto, booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance, a felony parole hold and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia after an arrest on Union Hill Road at Parrotts Ferry Road. He remained held this morning without bail.

Arrests

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

Jeremiah Lee Johnston, 28, 400 block of Signal Hill Road, Copperopolis, booked at 4:11 p.m. Tuesday after arrest on Highway 49 at Shaws Flat Road in Sonora.

Sara Linn Mirabal, 27, 600 block of Smithwood, Oakdale, booked at 6:25 p.m. Tuesday after arrest on Cedar Road at Greenley Road, Sonora.

Sonora police reports

TUESDAY

7:07 a.m., traffic violation A 23-year-old man was cited and released on suspicion of driving with a suspended license after a traffic stop and arrest on Highway 108. His car was towed away.

9:35 a.m., traffic accident No one was injured in a traffic accident on Shaws Flat Road in front of Sonora High School.

2:13 p.m., traffic accident No one was injured in a traffic accident on Greenley Road near Mono Way in a left turn lane.

3:14 p.m., suspicious circumstances A caller on Cowan Street received a strange letter in the mail with black tape on it and white powder inside.

6:06 p.m., found property A man left a wallet by the front door of the police station on Green Street.

7:46 p.m., threats A man called the bartender at a bar on the 100 block of South Washington Street and threatened him.

9:30 p.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said two men were shooting a BB gun into the air in front of a store at the Sonora Plaza shopping center.

Fire

YESTERDAY

10:50 a.m., Jacksonville area A spot fire was reported on the 12900 block of Jacksonville Road. Someone using a grinder sparked the fire. No damage was reported to a half-acre of grass. Allen Rubenstein of the same address owns the land. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Tuolumne County Fire Department, all aircraft from Columbia Air Base and one crew from Baseline Conservation Camp responded.

1:30 p.m., Groveland area An electrical fire was reported on the 20800 block of Rock Canyon Way. Damage was estimated at $100 to a lamp cord and carpet. The fire was put out before firefighters arrived. Frank Lasvio of Santa Clara owns the home. Groveland Community Services District Fire Department and CDF responded.

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

TUESDAY

7:49 a.m., San Andreas An uncooperative patient was reported at Mark Twain St. Joseph's Hospital on the 700 block of Mountain Ranch Road.

9:18 a.m., Arnold A caller on the 2600 block of Pine Drive said his vehicle was hit with a paint ball while he was driving on Highway 4 in the Hathaway Pines area.

12:19 p.m., Forest Meadows A caller said juveniles were skateboarding near Forest Meadows' golf course.

3:24 p.m., Arnold An argument between a man and woman was reported on the 2600 block of Black Oak Drive.

3:35 p.m., Arnold A caller on the 1700 block of Greensborough Way reported a burglary.

6:03 p.m., Valley Springs A caller at the intersection of Jenny Lind Road and Gabor Street said juveniles were trespassing on an neighbor's property and the neighbor is out of town.

6:32 p.m., San Andreas A woman on the 400 block of Alfreda Street was arguing with her son, who had been drinking.

6:46 p.m., San Andreas A suspicious substance reported to be at at Mark Twain St. Joseph's Hospital turned out to be laundry soap.

10:16 p.m., San Andreas Two people who went into a business on the 300 block of West Charles Street looking for food, then looked through a nearby dumpster, were arrested on charges of public intoxication.

10:50 p.m., Valley Springs A caller on the 3500 block of Burson Road said he thought two people may have been in his field and may have kicked his dog.

YESTERDAY

3:03 a.m., Rancho Calaveras A caller said a woman was at his home on the 7200 block of Da Lee Road assaulting his father and tearing up his house. The woman was arrested.

3:27 a.m., West Point A caller on the 100 block of Bald Mountain Road said several people made threats to him on Tuesday and they may have been in the area around his house.

3:39 a.m., Valley Springs A caller on the 1000 block of Mockingbird Hill reported suspicious activity, possibly involving drugs, in his neighborhood.

Felony bookings

TODAY

1:28 a.m., Mokelumne Hill David Warren Vinciguerra, 35, 1000 block of North Main Street, Jackson, booked on suspicion of committing burglary. As of this morning, Vinciguerra remained in custody at the Calaveras County Jail in lieu of $65,000 bail.

Arrests

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

Michael Dean Riley, 22, 200 block of Rose Street, Valley Springs, booked at 10:18 p.m. yesterday after arrest at the intersection of Daphne and Cedar streets in Valley Springs.

William David Mack III, 20, 200 block of Daphne Street, Valley Springs, booked at 10:30 p.m. yesterday after arrest at the intersection of Daphne and Cedar streets in Valley Springs.

Erik Keith Wilson, 23, 4300 block of Rail Road Flat Road, Mountain Ranch, booked at 1:57 a.m. today after arrest on Quail Oaks Road in Valley Springs.

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