News of record for September 24, 2004

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Sheriff's reports


6:31 a.m., Twain Harte A man on the 22600 block of Confidence Road said his Jeep was broken into and $126 worth of items stolen.

7 a.m., Twain Harte A woman said her husband's SUV was broken into and a DVD player, backpack and cell phone were stolen while the vehicle was parked on the 22600 block of Confidence Road.

8:27 a.m., Tuolumne Two Summerville High School students were detained by an administrator on suspicion of exchanging Vicodin tablets on campus.

10:45 a.m., Phoenix Lake area A woman on the 15500 block of Buena Vista Avenue said a "kitty condo" was vandalized sometime in the past two weeks.

11:57 a.m., Columbia A man said his vehicle's window was vandalized while it was parked on Italian Bar Road.

12:37 p.m., East Sonora A caller said a young child was left inside a vehicle parked at The Junction shopping center. A deputy counseled the parents.

1:13 p.m., Jamestown A caller said two men were drinking and smoking inside a bathroom at Rocca Park.

1:28 p.m., Twain Harte A woman said someone went through her unlocked vehicle on the 18400 block of Tatu Avenue.

2:06 p.m., Sonora Meadows A man on the 21800 block of Fallview Drive said his car was burglarized and CDs, camera equipment and fishing gear were stolen.

5:15 p.m., Jamestown area A man on the 10900 block of Belmont Drive said a shed on his property was broken into.

6:13 p.m., Jamestown A man on the 16000 block of Jacksonville Road said people have been camping on his property.

7:35 p.m., Sonora A 44-year-old woman was cited for driving on a suspended license after a traffic stop and arrest on Stockton Road.

9:10 p.m., Soulsbyville A woman on the 20500 block of Kings Court said someone tried to break into her house. A deputy checked but did not find a prowler.

11:11 p.m., Tuolumne A 35-year old man was arrested on misdemeanor warrants after a traffic stop and arrest on Buchanan Road near Mira Monte Road.

11:34 p.m., Columbia area A man said a DVD player and a video game player were stolen from his house on the 12100 block of Yankee Hill Road.


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

Pamela Jean Clerico, 53, 100 block of East Columbia Way, Sonora, booked at 8:42 p.m. Wednesday after arrest on Highway 108 east of Twain Harte.

Sonora police reports


4:34 a.m., public peace A caller on South Barretta Street said there was loud music in the area.

4:31 p.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said people were selling audio equipment out of a newer white Ford Explorer on the 300 block of South Washington Street.

5:04 p.m., animal complaints A caller on the 100 block of Greenley Road asked for a trap to catch feral cats in the area.

10:10 p.m., traffic violation An 18-year-old teen was cited and released for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Animal Control

Since last Friday:

Dogs impounded.................................. 17

Cats impounded................................... 27

Dogs adopted...................................... 1

Cats adopted........................................ 2

Dogs destroyed.................................... 2

Cats destroyed...................................... 25

Dogs reclaimed.................................... 6

Cats reclaimed..................................... 0

Humane Society

Dogs transferred from Animal Control to Humane Society ... 4

Cats transferred..................................... 4

Dogs adopted from Humane Society......... 4

Cats adopted from Humane Society......... 3


Sheriff's reports


8:44 a.m., Mountain Ranch Students at Mountain Ranch Community School were yelling at each other after fighting the previous day. Citations were issued.

9:49 a.m., Murphys A real estate dispute was reported on the 3600 block of Highway 4.

10:21 a.m., Copperopolis A caller on the 3600 block of Signal Hill Trail said a computer was ordered on the Internet but it was never received.

10:54 a.m., West Point A caller on the first block of Winton Road said white bags with strings attached to them were floating over West Point. The caller suspected terrorist activity.

11:17 a.m., Mountain Ranch Neighbors were disputing over an easement on the 18200 block of Old Greek Mine Road.

11:56 a.m., Mountain Ranch A caller on the 5800 block of Eagle View Drive said a person was living in a pumphouse after burning a house down.

1:07 p.m., Mountain Ranch A caller on the 8100 block of Garabaldi Road reported a grass fire. The fire was quickly extinguished.

4:37 p.m., Forest Meadows A caller on the 3600 block of Highway 4 said the seller of property took items out of a locked shed after the sale.

7:27 p.m., San Andreas A caller on the 300 block of East St. Charles Street said his parents were fighting and his mother said to call 911.

7:32 p.m., Burson A caller on the 300 block of Randy Court said someone opened a phone account in his name.

8 p.m., Copper Cove A caller on the 2700 block of Canoe Street said cars were driving up and down a horse trail behind the caller's house.

8:09 p.m., West Point A caller on the 3700 block of Bald Mountain Road said males on all-terrain vehicles were poaching deer on a nightly basis.

8:41 p.m., Mountain Ranch A woman on the 4600 block of Rail Road Flat Road said her husband came home under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

9:20 p.m., Mountain Ranch A person was arrested on Hidden Valley Road for allegedly being under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

10:04 p.m., Valley Springs A caller on the 8000 block of Olive Branch Lane said someone drove through a locked gate onto the caller's property.

10:51 p.m., San Andreas A caller said a suspicious teenager with a bicycle was sitting inside the San Andreas Post Office wearing a dark jacket, tan pants and a hat.

Felony bookings


10:02 p.m., West Point Tommy Gerald Marshall, 35, 1000 block of Winton Road, West Point, booked on suspicion of possessing drugs and being under the influence of drugs. As of this morning, Marshall remained in custody at the Calaveras County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail.

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