News of record for June 8, 2012

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The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


11:51 a.m., Mokelumne Hill - A burglary occurred on Center Street.

4:58 p.m., Angels Camp - An assault occurred on Pinto Drive.

6:24 p.m., San Andreas - A vehicle was burglarized at a business on West Saint Charles Street.

Fire calls


6:28 p.m., Copperopolis - A tractor cutting grass sparked a small wildfire on the 2000 block of Quail Hill Road. The blade of the tractor struck a rock and started the fire, which burned a half-acre of grass worth an estimated $100 before Cal Fire and Copperopolis fire crews extinguished it at 7:44 p.m. Cal Fire said no one was injured in the incident.

Felony bookings


5:45 p.m., Valley Springs - Samuel Rudy Campa, 29, of the 4600 block of Railroad Flat Road, Wilseyville, was booked on suspicion of manufacturing concentrated marijuana and possession of concentrated marijuana, after an arrest at the Acorn Campground near New Hogan Lake.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:13 a.m., Tuolumne - A woman on the 18400 block of Pine Street said her purse with prescription medications in it was stolen Tuesday night.

10:56 a.m., Tuolumne - A man said a tire on his grandson's vehicle was slashed while parked at Summerville High School.

12:29 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on the 17500 block of Wild Oak Drive said she saw her stolen vehicle at a baseball field in Willow Springs on Tuesday.

12:40 p.m., Tuolumne - A woman said her husband's wallet was stolen from a restroom counter at Black Oak Casino.

Fire calls


7:32 a.m., Columbia - A fire destroyed an unoccupied single-wide mobile home on the 23000 block of Rancho Castanea Road. Cal Fire crews and local units from Columbia College, Sonora and Columbia battled the blaze. The fire also spread to a quarter-acre of brush. It was extinguished by 12:24 p.m. The mobile home worth an estimated $70,000 was a total loss and the cause of the fire is under investigation. Cal Fire said someone owns the mobile home but it's not a permanent residence. No one was injured and Red Cross was not notified.

Felony bookings


2:38 p.m., Sonora - Michael Martin Snow, 55, of the 400 block of Barretta Street, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest at his home.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


12:25 p.m., public intoxication - A 47-year-old woman was cited and released for public intoxication after being found "passed out" on a bench in Courthouse Square.

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