Sheriff's reports


7:55 a.m., Twain Harte A man on the 17000 block of Chickadee Court said he found the remnants of a party campfire and beer cans behind his house.

7:59 a.m., Sonora A caller said a man was driving a silver Lexus south on Washington Street recklessly.

8:15 a.m., Sonora Meadows An car parked on the 16600 block of Creekside Drive was broken into and items stolen.

12:27 p.m., Sonora A caller said traffic lights were malfunctioning at Mono Way and Sanguinetti Road.

1:44 p.m., Jamestown area A man said while he was driving on Stent Jacksonville Road a motorcyclist let something go out of his hand and it hit the man's windshield and broke it.

1:53 p.m., Sonora area A woman said a house on the 20700 block of Lyons-Bald Mountain Road was broken into and a phone taken.

6:52 p.m., Willow Springs A man on the 17000 block of Livermore Court said he received threats from two people.

8:40 p.m., Twain Harte A caller said a teenage boy was running behind two businesses on Joaquin Gully Road, possibly trying to break into them.


1:48 a.m., Crystal Falls A caller said a man in dark clothing with a flashlight was looking into cars parked on Niagara River Drive.

4:05 a.m., Mormon Creek area A woman on the 9800 block of Highway 49 said a person on a "quad-runner" was outside her house, but took off when the woman went outside to check.

Felony bookings


2:10 p.m., West county Anna Maria Caminero, 37, 38000 block of Paseo Padre, Fremont, booked on suspicion of bringing drugs into a state prison after an arrest at the Sierra Conservation Center visiting area.

She remained held this morning in lieu of $10,000 bail.

3:06 p.m., Twain Harte Robert Ernest Brooks, 49, undisclosed address, Mi-Wuk Village, booked on a California Department of Corrections warrant for a felony parole hold after an arrest at Eproson Park on Meadow Drive, Twain Harte.

A caller said several people were drinking at the park. When deputies checked on the situation, they discovered the warrant for Brooks' arrest. He remained held without bail this morning.


12:04 a.m., Belleview Oaks Cheryl Joleen Brandsted, 34, 21800 block of Belleview Road, Belleview Oaks, booked on a warrant charging her with perjury, welfare fraud and suspicion of possessing a deadly weapon after an arrest on Shaws Flat Road at Highway 49. No details were available.

She remained held this morning in lieu of $20,000 bail.


12:47 a.m., Standard area Jason Daniel Coons, 21, 22400 block of South Airport Road, Columbia, booked on a felony parole hold after an arrest on Serrano Road.

According to a sheriff's report, Coons was a passenger in a car stopped by a deputy for a traffic violation. Coons' parole officer asked for the arrest. Coons remained held this morning without bail.

1:45 a.m., Sonora Joseph Charles Griffith, 47, 1200 block of North Hunter, Stockton, booked on a felony parole hold after an arrest on suspicion of drunken driving on Stockton Road at Forest Drive. He remained held without bail this morning.


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

Alfred Francis Greco, 53, 90 block of South Stewart Street, Sonora, booked at 2:39 a.m. Friday after arrest on North Stewart Street at Elkin Street, Sonora.

Virginia Irene Bailey, 21, 20400 block of Radio Lane, Sonora, booked at 2:34 a.m. Saturday after arrest on Mt. Elizabeth Drive at Middle Camp Road, Twain Harte area.

Terrance Johnson, 38, 2500 block of Angel Crest, Hacienda Heights, Los Angeles County, booked at 12:40 a.m. Sunday after arrest on Hunts Road at Twain Harte Drive, Twain Harte.

Eric Owen Witcher, 37, 5800 block of Highway 4, Murphys, booked at 12:55 a.m. after arrest on South Washington Street at Restano Way, Sonora. He was also booked on suspicion of driving with a license previously suspended for a drunken driving conviction.

Sonora police reports


2:20 p.m., traffic accident A man said while his vehicle was parked on Hospital Road it was struck, but the other driver did not leave a note.

3:39 p.m., public intoxication A 48-year-old man was booked on suspicion of public intoxication after an arrest on Stockton Road.

5:26 p.m., hazardous situation A caller said a man was walking in and out of traffic on Mono Way near Greenley Road. An officer was unable to find the man.


Sheriff's reports


9:49 a.m., West Point A nude man was walking down Highway 26 smoking a cigar. He was taken to Mark Twain St. Joseph's Hospital.

10:20 a.m., Angels Camp A portable toilet was vandalized at a Glory Hole hiking trail.

10:56 a.m., Murphys A civil dispute was reported on the 100 block of Snowberry Court.

11:39 a.m., San Andreas Items were stolen from a gold tray at a business on the 300 block of East St. Charles Street.

3 p.m., West Point A court order was violated on the 700 block of Barney Way.

3:12 p.m., San Andreas A person was causing a disturbance in the emergency room at Mark Twain St. Joseph's Hospital.

5:58 p.m., Arnold A caller on the 1200 block of Shady Circle said screens at the caller's house were tampered with.

7:55 p.m., Mountain Ranch A caller on the 5400 block of Stage Coach Hill Road said a man was sending him threatening telepathic messages.

9 p.m., Jenny Lind A person was arrested during a family altercation on the 6700 block of Westhill Road.

9:55 p.m., San Andreas A man was causing a disturbance in the emergency room at Mark Twain St. Joseph's Hospital.

Felony bookings


8:55 p.m., Valley Springs Richard Lewis Jones, 67, 8300 block of Highway 26, Valley Springs, arrested on suspicion of making criminal threats. As of this morning, Jones remained in custody at the county jail in lieu of $15,000 bail.


5:15 p.m., Angels Camp Joshua Adam Duncan, 18, 1400 block of Myrtle Street, Angels Camp, booked on suspicion of committing first-degree burglary. Duncan remained in custody this morning in lieu of $45,000 bail.


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

Jason Michael Sargent, 23, 12900 block of Chukar Circle, Sonora, booked at 12:38 a.m. Friday after arrest on Highway 49 south of Carson Hill.

Bruce Stephen Ebinger Jr., 33, 400 block of Pine Street, Daly City, booked at 12:51 a.m. Sunday after arrest at the intersection of Main and Jones streets in Murphys.