Pam Orebaugh


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


2:12 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A woman said someone came into her house the night before and left a dirty pair of socks on the 100 block of Greenley Road. Police said the claim was unfounded.

2:42 p.m., vandalism - A headliner was torn in a vehicle parked on the 300 block of South Washington Street. An animal was suspected.

3:29 p.m., trespass - Someone reported a man in the bushes across from a business on the 200 block of Hospital Road. He was asked by police to leave.

3:38 p.m., assault - Someone reported being assaulted by his or her granddaughter on South Barretta Street.

6:08 p.m., fraud - A fraudulent prescription was phoned in on the 900 block of Greenley Road.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:46 a.m., Sonora - A woman said a new post about her on Facebook violates a restraining order on the 19300 block of Rocky Road.

11:39 p.m., Jamestown - A man in "motorcycle leather" allegedly loitering at a business scared people by saying "be careful, the station is going to blow up," on the 9900 block of Victoria Way. He told police he meant no threat and that he was warning someone about the dangers of using lighters. He was asked not to return.

12:09 a.m., Groveland - A man and woman were screaming and yelling on the 11700 block of Powderhouse Street and wouldn't listen to the caller asking them to calm down.

1:32 p.m., Sonora area - A man said his father took his chainsaw because the son had broken his father's gas can on the 14800 block of Curtis Circle.

3:01 p.m., Groveland - Two men came to a man's home and said he had to leave within 25 minutes, but he was concerned they were not actually firefighters. Both were about 18 and one had a Cal Fire ball cap and one had a yellow Nomex fire shirt. They were driving a white pickup truck with a small white plastic water tank in the bed.

3:45 p.m., Groveland - Someone said a woman took one of his or her horses in a black Jeep Cherokee pulling a horse trailer on Ferretti Road.

4:56 p.m., Sonora - A woman on the 11000 block of Fallon Drive reported finding a stolen drill in one of her bags from her "ex," whom she has a restraining order against. She was advised to return it to the ex's employer.

5:21 p.m., Groveland - A woman said she was hesitant to leave her home on Greg Court because the evacuation notice was served by two men driving a white pickup truck with a water tank in it. She was concerned they were casing the neighborhood, waiting for people to leave.

5:32 p.m., Tuolumne - A woman said it was difficult to come and go from her house near the road closure because of so many "lookie-loos" near Canyon Drive.

5:55 p.m., Tuolumne - A man and woman each claimed the other threatened violence during an argument on the 18500 block of Main Street.

6:13 p.m., Tuolumne - Two vehicles were keyed on the 18500 block of Carter Street.

7:02 p.m., Jamestown - A woman said her ex-roommate harassed her by calling her once and accusing her of messing with her mail. She said one piece of her ex-roommate's mail did go to her new address and she didn't know how, but she sent it back. The dispatcher explained one call with swearing does not constitute harassment.

7:34 p.m., Sonora - A young woman came to a home on Darpinian Way selling solar panels but had no business cards or logos on her vehicle.

7:45 p.m., Tuolumne - Someone argued with his or her neighbor over mowing dry, high grass because of the fire danger on Yosemite Road.

8:19 p.m., Tuolumne - A dispatcher called a number that had hung up on a 911 call. A man said he did not need help, but a woman yelled for help in the background. An hour later, the man was arrested on suspicion of battery of a spouse or cohabitant.

11:29 p.m., Crystal Falls - A man and woman were screaming at each other, the woman saying "Get your hands off my baby!" on the 21600 block of Crystal Lake Drive.


2:13 a.m., Crystal Falls - Someone reported a disturbance involving two women and a baby in a laundry hamper in the middle of the road at Crystal Falls and Feather River drives.

7:08 a.m., Twain Harte - A man said his dogs were "going crazy," and when he went outside a woman in her 30s was crouching near his deck on the 22700 block of Black Hawk Drive. She left and went to his neighbors' house.

Felony bookings:


1:53 p.m., Sonora - Rochelle Ellene Slaybaugh, 25, of the 2600 block of East Taylor Road, was booked on suspicion of possession of concentrated cannabis and misdemeanor petty theft and obstructing an officer after an arrest at Green and Linoberg streets.

4:47 p.m., Sonora - Sandra Rose Bremer, 43, of the 4300 block of highway 4, Avery, was booked on suspicion of first degree burglary and misdemeanor shoplifting after an arrest on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:33 a.m., Valley Springs - A suspicious man was wandering around in the weeds on Hogan Dam Road.

9:06 a.m., San Andreas - Solar lighting was reported stolen on Gatewood Avenue.

12:31 p.m., Mokelumne Hill - Jewelry was reported missing. No street was listed.

12:45 p.m., West Point - Identity theft was reported on Bummerville Road.

1:13 p.m., Arnold - Someone reported a heated argument over a driving incident on Meadow Drive.

3:06 p.m., Camp Connell - Someone reported three strange trailers on his property on Arapaho Court.

5:52 p.m., San Andreas - Someone reported a woman walking down the middle of the road, holding up traffic on Mountain Ranch Road.

7:29 p.m., San Andreas - Someone reported dogs barking and yipping near Marshall Avenue. The caller was concerned there was a dog fight.

9:50 p.m., Jenny Lind - A man was arrested on warrants for assault with a deadly weapon, vandalism of $400 worth of property or more and violation of probation on Main Street.

Felony bookings:

3:01 p.m., San Andreas - Todd Andrew Cook, 40, of the 1900 block of Gold Strike Road, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after an arrest at his home.

3:15 p.m., San Andreas - Nickolette Geraldine Brabbin, 21, of the 1900 block of Gold Strike Road, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, drug possession for sale and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after an arrest at her home.

5:45 p.m., Vallecito - Brandi Val James, 43, of the 4200 block of Parrotts Ferry Road, was booked on suspicion of cultivating marijuana and misdemeanor willful cruelty to a child and being under the influence of drugs after an arrest at her home.

8:10 p.m., West Point - Mathew Austin Moore, 23, of the 700 block of Skull Flat Road, was booked on suspicion of threatening crime with the intent to terrorize and misdemeanor battery after an arrest at his home.


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


4 p.m., San Andreas - Christopher Andrew Ortega, 26, of the 7700 block of Latigo, was booked after an arrest on the first block of East Saint Charles Street.