News of record for October 21, 2004



Sheriff's reports


7:48 a.m., Jamestown A woman on the 18300 block of Fifth Avenue said a vehicle was broken into.

8:44 a.m., Mono Vista A caller on the 17000 block of Lucky Strike Trail said items were stolen from three vehicles parked there.

11:26 a.m., Scenic Brook A man on Scenic Brook Drive said a boy shot a pellet gun at the caller's tractor and broke a window.

12:01 p.m., Jamestown A caller said a woman was using a pick and shovel to dig a trench in Chicken Ranch Road.

1:19 p.m., Sonora area A caller said a man wearing a black ski mask and carrying a black duffel bag was walking east on Lyons-Bald Mountain Road.

3:11 p.m., Dardanelles area A tow truck operator said two men got a vehicle stuck in the snow on Forest Service road 6N90 near Liberty Hill, northeast of Dorrington, and he was unable to reach them due to snow.

3:12 p.m., Jamestown A woman said items were stolen from her unlocked truck parked behind her house on Fourth Avenue near Ninth Street.

3:27 p.m., Sunshine Station A man said as he was driving west on Highway 108 at Sunshine Station the back window of his vehicle was shot out.

3:54 p.m., Crystal Falls A woman on the 22000 block of Crystal Falls Drive said someone tried to get into her house overnight. A garage door had been kicked in and a window lodged open.

6:42 p.m., Tuolumne A caller said someone is living in a vacant, condemned house on the 18400 block of Oak Street.

9:10 p.m., Sonora A red Mitsubishi Lancer car was stolen from Sonora Crossroad shopping center. It was found about two hours later in Calaveras County.

11:10 p.m., Tuolumne A Me-Wuk tribal security officer said a teenage boy was walking down Pine Street "yelling profanities and hitting things with a pipe."


1:14 a.m., Twain Harte A woman said lights were on at a coin-operated laundry on Joaquin Gully Road, indicating a burglary might be under way.

Sonora police reports


7:30 a.m., controlled substances A patient brought marijuana into Tuolumne General Hospital and an employee requested it be picked up for disposal.

8:30 a.m., traffic hazard Five gallons of paint were spilled onto Snell Street just inside the city limits.

11:39 a.m., theft A caller said a magnetic business sign was stolen from a carport on the 300 block of Fairview Lane.

1:13 p.m., vehicle theft A 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen from the 800 block of Oakside Drive.

1:42 p.m. theft A woman said both license plates were stolen off her vehicle parked on East Church Street.

2:48 p.m., theft A Pak 'n Save security officer stopped a man in front of the grocery store while another walked away. The two were suspected of stealing beer from the store in the Sonora Crossroad shopping center.

4:19 p.m., theft A caller said a wallet was stolen from a locked vehicle parked on South Green Street.

5:28 p.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said the driver of a blue and white pickup truck dumped a couch off the side of Southgate Drive.

6:05 p.m., suspicious circumstances A caller said a woman appeared to be very ill because she was lying in the back of a pickup truck parked on South Barretta Street.

6:15 p.m., theft A woman was cited and released on suspicion of misdemeanor theft after a caller found a car door open and a CD case and CDs stolen with another person's belongings left inside the car.

7:34 p.m., vehicle theft A vehicle parked at Sonora High School was reported stolen.

10:55 p.m., vehicle theft After looking for more than two hours for a vehicle parked in Sonora Crossroads shopping center and being unable to find it, a caller contacted Sonora police to report the vehicle stolen.


Sheriff's reports


11:23 a.m., Valley Springs A tree fell on Paloma Road due to the storm.

11:34 a.m., Valley Springs Plywood was blown away and glass was flying from a fire-damaged house on the 3200 block of Hagen Road.

12:42 p.m., Rancho Calaveras A tree fell on a house on the 8500 block of O'Rielly Street.

4:22 p.m., Arnold An open door was reported on the 1300 block of Pebble Beach Drive.

4:57 p.m., Murphys A tree blocked the 3800 block of French Gulch Road.

7:01 p.m., Valley Springs A landlord and tenant dispute was reported on the 300 block of East Sequoia Avenue.

8:16 p.m., San Andreas Water was flooding a bridge on Highway 12.

9:26 p.m., Forest Meadows One person was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication after tearing up the golf course and crashing a cart into a tree.

9:43 p.m., Sheep Ranch Loud music and yelling were reported on the 10900 block of Eldorado Street.


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

Donald Price Williams, 55, 1100 block of Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, booked at 6 p.m. Tuesday after arrest at the intersection of Mountain Ranch Road and Highway 49 in San Andreas.

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