Sheriff's reports


8:54 a.m., Ranchos Poquitos A man said a silver car with blacked-out windows was parked on Via Este near a park for more than 20 minutes.

8:54 a.m., Phoenix Lake area A woman called from her job to say she found a pipe bomb on her front door step on Montgomery Road and left it there for a deputy to look at. A deputy went to the house, but the landlord had moved the pipe bomb to his garage workbench. The pipe bomb was taken by the Calaveras Bomb Squad and destroyed.

9:35 a.m., Groveland A caller said a propane camp grill was stolen from Dimond-O Campground on Evergreen Road.

10:29 a.m., Tuttletown A man said his truck was broken into and a tackle box stolen when it was parked on Reynolds Ferry Road.

2:54 p.m., Standard area A man said a storage trailer on the 19800 block of Christie May Lane was broken into and tools valued at $740 were stolen.

3:46 p.m., Pinecrest A caller said a party boat had been floating around the lake unattended for the past two days.

4 p.m., Strawberry A woman on the 31800 block of Highway 108 said a man was cutting trees on property.

4:13 p.m., Sonora A 54-year-old man was booked on a misdemeanor warrant after an arrest on Highway 49 at Pesce Way.

5:40 p.m., Tuolumne A woman said her daughter's car was broken into over the weekend and a CD player, knife and sunglasses, all valued at $240, were stolen.

8:24 p.m., Twain Harte Two men who were allegedly assaulted in Twain Harte were at Tuolumne General Hospital to receive treatment.

Felony bookings


11:40 a.m., Sonora Marcel Lesjuan Coley, 33, 1600 block of Sierra Garden Drive, Roseville, booked on a warrant charging him with possessing a controlled substance for use and sale and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended license and invalid registration after he turned herself in on a warrant. He remained held this morning in lieu of $10,000 bail.

9:31 p.m., Twain Harte Karen Lois Bisset, 49, undisclosed address on Mt. Provo Road, Twain Harte, booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and warrants charging her with trespassing, vandalism, harassment by telephone, failure to appear and violating a court order after an arrest at Eproson Park in Twain Harte. She remained held this morning in lieu of $10,000 bail.

11:35 p.m., Columbia Roger Hutton Dunn, 28, no address given, Sonora, booked on a warrant charging him with burglary, failure to appear and possessing less than an ounce of marijuana after a traffic stop and arrest on Springfield Road at South Airport Road in Columbia. He remained held this morning without bail.


12:35 a.m., Jamestown Jerry Lee Degetaire, 36, 14400 block of Tulloch Dam Road, Jamestown, and Sara Linn Mirabal, 27, 600 block of Smithwood, Oakdale, both booked on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia after an arrest on Jamestown Road at Highway 108.

According to a sheriff's report, two deputies saw a car parked in a coin-operated car wash on Jamestown Road about midnight. They asked the people what they were doing. Degetaire and Mirabal said they were trying to fix the car stereo and needed the light from the car wash.

The deputies got permission to search Mirabal's car and, under the front seat, found methamphetamine and a smoking pipe. Degetaire and Mirabal denied the drug was theirs, but rather said they found a pair of shorts at a Tuolumne swimming hole and the methamphetamine was inside the pocket.

Deputies arrested both and they remained held this morning in lieu of $5,000 bail each.

Sonora police reports


4:16 a.m., traffic accident A parked vehicle was struck by another vehicle at Sonora Crossroads shopping center.

8:58 a.m., traffic accident No one was injured in an accident on an undisclosed address on Highway 49.

2:31 p.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said a young girl was in Heaven for Kids park by herself screaming for more than 30 minutes.

6:39 p.m., reckless driving A caller said a man was racing around on McCormick Drive on a blue and white dirt bike and was not wearing a helmet.

Animal Control

Since last Friday:

Dogs impounded.................................. 16

Cats impounded................................... 39

Dogs adopted...................................... 4

Cats adopted........................................ 11

Dogs destroyed.................................... 6

Cats destroyed......................................29

Dogs reclaimed.................................... 8

Cats reclaimed..................................... 1

Humane Society

Dogs transferred from Animal Control to Humane Society ...3

Cats transferred.....................................3

Dogs adopted from Humane Society.........5

Cats adopted from Humane Society......... 4


Sheriff's reports


7:35 a.m., Camanche A paddle boat was reported stolen from the first block of Turnstone Court. A person called and said the boat was later recovered.

7:37 p.m., San Andreas A gate was vandalized at Calaveras High School.

8:01 a.m., San Andreas A suspicious person was reported at a cemetery on the 200 block of Sunset Street.

8:41 a.m., Murphys Guns were stolen from the 1200 block of Canyon Ridge Court.

9:32 a.m., Avery Vandalism was reported at Avery Middle School.

10:03 a.m., Rail Road Flat A generator was stolen from the first block of Ridge Road.

1:09 p.m., Murphys A caller said several juveniles were riding skateboards in Murphys Community Park.

1:24 p.m., Murphys A caller said it was suspicious that there was only one employee working at the post office on Big Trees Road. A deputy found that all was well because the other employees were at lunch.

2:38 p.m., Mountain Ranch A caller on the 17000 block of Pine Needle Drive said a soon to be ex-business partner threatened to beat the caller up.

2:41 p.m., West Point Local residents caught juveniles attempting to break in to West Point Community Church.

3:28 p.m., Valley Springs Guns were possibly stolen from a house on the 200 block of Cedar Street.

3:28 p.m., West Point A residential burglary was reported on the 1800 block of Winton Road. A deputy found the stolen property and arrested one suspect.

5:19 p.m., Jenny Lind A runaway juvenile was reported on the 9700 block of Scenic Valley Road.

8:30 p.m., Valley Springs A caller said people were spinning doughnuts in the parking lot of the Whiskey Creek day--use area. Dirt and rocks thrown by the car's tires hit the caller's son.

9:10 p.m., Valley Springs A street sign was vandalized on the 9700 block of Scenic Valley Road.


12:37 a.m., Valley Springs A caller on the 700 block of St. Andrews Drive said someone tried to open her front door.

4:31 a.m., San Andreas A caller on the 1300 block of Calaveritas Road said someone was pounding nails too early in the morning.

Felony bookings


8:08 p.m., West Point Amber Coonce, 24, 100 block of Robinsville Drive, West Point, booked on suspicion of receiving stolen property and first-degree burglary after an arrest at her home. No details were available. She remained held this morning in lieu of $60,000 bail.

11:20 p.m., Angels Camp Tina Arlene Roraback, 27, 100 block of Purdy Road, Angels Camp, booked on suspicion of child cruelty, battery on a peace officer and misdemeanor public drunkenness and resisting arrest after an arrest on Bret Harte Drive at South Main Street, Angels Camp. No details were available. She remained held this morning in lieu of $140,000 bail.



3:45 p.m., Mokelumne Hill A 20-by-20 foot spot fire was reported on Highway 26 at the North Fork of the Mokelumne River. No damage was reported. Caltrans owns the property. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, West Point Fire Protection District and one crew from Vallecito Conservation Camp responded.