News of Record for May 30, 2014

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The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


8 a.m., traffic accidents - A man was hit by a car on South Barretta Street. He suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital.

8:53 a.m., school assists - Someone on Greenley Road said a man took a bag of snacks from a student at a bus stop.

2:15 p.m., fraudulent activities - An employee at a South Washington Street business accepted two counterfeit bills.

2:52 p.m., lost and found - A manager of a South Washington Street business turned over property left there within the past week.

5:03 p.m., public intoxication - A man on Theall and Shepherd streets was dropping money all over the sidewalk.

5:18 p.m., animal complaints - Someone at a sandwich shop on South Washington Street said a dog was in distress in a locked vehicle.

6:05 p.m., theft - A woman said medication was stolen from her purse in a school gym on Greenley Road.

8:02 p.m., unclassified - A man on Valley Oak Drive asked what he should do if a dog attacked him.

11:26 p.m., public intoxication - A man was arrested after he was found lying on a sidewalk on Wyckoff Street.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:19 a.m., Jamestown - A woman on Jamestown Road said her medications were missing and she was unsure if her medications were stolen or misplaced.

8:24 a.m., La Grange - A woman on Pepito Drive said she was tired of being harassed about her stepson's issues.

9:24 a.m., Jamestown - A home on Seventh Street was burglarized.

10:21 a.m., Tuolumne - Someone on Carter Street said they had ongoing issues with a neighbor's dog defecating on their property.

10:22 a.m., Sonora area - A man with a red bandana over his face and blue jeans tucked into his brown boots took a bag of snacks from a child at a bus stop on Greenley Road.

10:43 a.m., Sonora area - A woman on Greenoaks Court found a gun in her closet she believed was a "real" firearm and she wanted it removed. Deputies said the gun was a BB gun and she was advised it was legal for her to possess it.

10:53 a.m., Sonora area - A woman on Crow Court was concerned because she was on a "do not call" list and received possible phone scam calls.

1:15 p.m., Copperopolis - A vessel was stopped for speeding in a 5 mph zone in the water on Lake Tulloch.

3:16 p.m., Sonora area - A man was "acting strange" at a bar on Highway 49.

8:41 p.m., Sonora area - A woman on Via Redonda said her medication was stolen and her husband was "unemployed and may be hustling."


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


11:03 a.m., San Andreas - Someone on East St. Charles Street reported a $10 counterfeit bill.

5:28 p.m., Jenny Lind - A woman on Milton Road said a junk boat was left in her driveway.

7:59 p.m., Copperopolis - Someone on Shoreline Court said someone took their neighbor's boat and left the dock.

8:32 p.m., Valley Springs - Someone at Bullion Hill Drive clubhouse said a suspicious man was at the swimming pool.


7:35 p.m., Valley Springs - Someone on Silver Rapids Road said a caller told them they had won $100 from Wal-Mart and then attempted to get their bank information.

9:18 p.m., Douglas Flat - Someone on Live Oak Court said there was a "sickly sweet heavy smell" in their house.

Felony bookings


12:45 p.m., Valley Springs - Steven Yale Rohlff, 40, of the 11800 block of Buena Vista Drive, Los Altos, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after an arrest at the 900 block of Saint Andrew Road.


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


10:21 a.m., San Andreas - Grant Louis McKinney, 18, of the 100 block of Gold Nugget Road Valley Springs, was booked after an arrest on Gold Strike Way.

3:20 p.m., Lake Camanche - Jason Arthur Altheide, 33, of an unknown address, was booked after an arrest at Arrowhead Campground.

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