News of Record for May 7, 2014

Written by Union Democrat staff May 07, 2014 04:00 pm

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:

SUNDAY

12:45 a.m., assault — Someone on South Washington Street said three men, one with a bald head, one wearing a “wife-beater,” and one wearing a grey “muscle shirt” assaulted a man who was “dressed nicely.” 

1:29 a.m., animal complaints — A woman on Dragoon Circle said several cats were in her home. She wanted them to be removed because they were scratching her. 

11:51 a.m., unclassified — A woman on South Stewart Street found her stolen mower in her neighbor’s front yard. Officers located the mower and returned it to the owner. 

1:29 p.m., suspicious circumstances — Someone said a man in a car was taking photos of shoppers outside a Sanguinetti Road store. 

9:12 p.m., public peace — Someone on Mono Way said their neighbor was “blaring” his music for the past three days. 

MONDAY

10:14 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A woman said a heavy-set man with gray hair was hiding something in a hole in back of a business on South Washington Street. 

6:38 p.m., miscellaneous — Someone called 911 to report a man was holding a large mug filled with beer and drinking outside a business on South Washington Street. 

The Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

SUNDAY

12:13 a.m., Tuolumne — A minor attempted to use a fake driver’s license at a Tuolumne Road North bar.

1:18 a.m., Sonora area — A man on Racetrack Road saw two men in his driveway.

8:44 a.m., Sonora area — A woman on Sparrow Lane was “frustrated” because Animal Control was not doing anything about a neighbor who was neglecting their dog. 

10:47 a.m., Long Barn — A woman at a mobile home park on Highway 108 said a neighbor pulled her hair.

11:33 a.m., Groveland — A man on Ferretti Road said his neighbor was threatening him about a horse that no longer belongs to him. 

6:25 p.m., Columbia — A woman on Green Street said a man stole her marijuana and they are no longer friends. She now believed he was pouring laundry detergent in her gas tank. 

MONDAY

1:25 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village — A man said he had someone “trapped like a rat” in the bushes on Chief Fuller Way. 

5:10 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village — A man said he saw two people in the bushes on Chief Fuller Way and he thinks they have guns. He told deputies he was “now going to call the mental health hotline.” 

9:07 a.m., Columbia — A woman on Woods Creek Way said a man was abusing her by causing her stress. 

11:46 a.m., Sonora area —A woman on Crystal Falls Drive called 911 crying and asked for deputies to come to her residence because she was “between medications and very sad.”

12:56 p.m., Tuolumne — Someone at a school on Tuolumne Road said a girl came into the office and said she wanted to kill her parents. 

2:51 p.m., Sonora area — A woman on Isom Lane said her mother came into her room and “flung ketchup everywhere.” 

3:26 p.m., Jamestown — A man on O’Byrnes Ferry Road asked deputies to write a letter stating that he could take a woman with warrants into his custody and transport her to jail. 

TUESDAY

2:49 a.m., Sonora area — A woman on Greenley Road dialed 911 and put them on hold with hold music. She came on the line and told deputies she heard a sound, was scared and was now cuddling with her cat. 

Felony bookings

MONDAY

4:50 a.m., Jamestown — Chad Cole Hilton, 28, of the 18700 block of Highway 108 was booked on suspicion of drug possession after an arrest at a school in Jamestown. 

CALAVERAS COUNTY

The Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

MONDAY

5:34 p.m., Copperopolis — An ongoing canine dispute was reported on Arrowhead Street. 

5:44 p.m., Valley Springs — A civil issue “over a fence” was reported on Laurel Street. 

Felony bookings

MONDAY

1:37 a.m.,  Mokelumne Hill  — Michael Steven Dempsey, 62, of the 3300 block of Telegraph Avenue, Stockton, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia after an arrest on the 7100 block of Campo Seco Road. 

2:40 a.m., Arnold — Kelly Ray Ellifritz, 51, of the 2000 block of Sultana Road was booked on suspicion of assault and injuring power lines after an arrest at his home. 

7:40 p.m., Angels Camp — Daniel Damon Hill, 38, of the 1400 block of Pine Drive, Arnold, was booked on suspicion of drug possession for sale, drug transportation and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia after an arrest at highways 4 and 49. 

7:40 p.m., Angels Camp — James Alexander Qualls, 42, of the 200 block of Avery Sheep Ranch Road, Avery, was booked on suspicion of drug possession for sale, drug transportation and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia after an arrest at highways 4 and 49.