News of record for December 24, 2002



Sheriff's reports


10:05 a.m., Crystal Falls area A caller said some trees were dug up at his vacation property, on the 21700 block of Rogue River Court

10:08 a.m., Sonora A woman on the 14500 block of Mono Way said her black Nokia cell phone valued at $100 was taken out of her car last week.

10:36 a.m., Jamestown A man on the 11400 block of Jacksonville Road said his cabin cruiser was vandalized while parked at Moccasin Point Marina.

10:50 a.m., Tuolumne A Honda generator was reported stolen from a home on the 18100 block of Pine Street.

11:23 a.m., Sugar Pine A woman on the 23600 block of Highway 108 said a 12 year-old was driving a vehicle on her property and "spinning donuts."

12:39 p.m., Jamestown The owner of a store on the 18200 block of Main Street said two men tried to sell him steel ornamental gates he thought were from the Jamestown Catholic Cemetery.

6:32 p.m., Sonora A snowboard was reported stolen from a pickup parked on the 13700 block of Mono Way.

11:51 p.m., Jamestown A woman on Fifth Avenue reported a man lying on the side of the road.


12:59 a.m., Jamestown A newspaper carrier saw a man break a window at the Yosemite Junction Mini Mart on the 7500 block of Highway 120. Nothing was reported stolen.

Sonora police reports


9:02 a.m., suspicious circumstances A man on the 100 block of Yaney Avenue said a pickup was parked with the motor running on the second floor of a parking garage. Its ignition was punched and a screw driver inserted.

9:47 a.m., traffic accident No injuries were reported in an accident that blocked the eastbound lane of Mono Way.

11:57 a.m., traffic accident No injuries were reported in a wreck on the 800 block of Mono Way in which three vehicles were involved.

12:25 p.m., traffic accident No injuries were reported in a three-car collision on the 1100 block of Mono Way.

1:14 p.m., theft About 15 wooden pallets were reported stolen from behind the Sonora Save Mart store on the 100 block of Stockton Road.

1:31 p.m., embezzlement A Mervyn's employee reportedly admitted to fraudulently trying to use a $69.44 exchange voucher at the store, on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road. The 18-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of embezzlement.

1:47 p.m., lost property A Jamestown woman said she lost her keys, vehicle registration and other papers Friday on a transit bus in downtown Sonora.


Injury ................................ 0

Non-injury ....................... 13


Sheriff's reports


8:07 a.m., West Point A caller on the 5000 block of June Avenue said a former tenant was trying to get into the house.

11:07 a.m., Arnold A house on the 1100 block of Highway 4 was reported burglarized.

12:28 p.m., Valley Springs A house on the 2900 block of Highway 26 was reported burglarized.

2:58 p.m., Valley Springs A caller on the 8400 block of Sparrow reported the theft of checks from the house.

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