News of record for March 14, 2003

March 14, 2003 12:00 am

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

WEDNESDAY

8:05 a.m., Twain Harte — A woman said a man was sleeping in a vehicle parked on the 18000 block of Good Shepherd Drive at the end of a gravel road. A deputy checked the car and found a runaway teenager.

11:32 a.m., Jamestown — An employee at Chicken Ranch Bingo said the casino received a check that looked like it was forged.

12:05 p.m., North Sonora — Two men were reported yelling and screaming at each other on the 11000 block of Highway 49.

12:14 a.m., Big Oak Flat — A Tuolumne County road crew saw a suspicious-looking man walking on Highway 120 near Black Street, carrying a rifles. A California Highway Patrol officer handled the call.

3:54 p.m., Crystal Falls — A caller said a boy whose parents would not give him the keys to a car was smashing things at a house on the 22000 block of Feather River Drive.

4 p.m., Jamestown Road area — A caller said a man and a woman were fighting on Jamestown Road near Shaws Flat Road. A deputy talked with the couple, who said they were only arguing, not hitting each other.

6:59 p.m., Tuolumne — A woman on the 18000 block of Pine Street said her house was broken into.

7:38 p.m., Rancho Sonora Estates — A woman said two boys walking on West Walnut near Faun Court were fighting in the roadway. A deputy was unable to locate the boys.

Felony bookings

YESTERDAY

11 a.m., Crystal Falls — A 47-year-old Crystal Falls man booked on suspicion of sexual battery and misdemeanor battery after arrest at his home. He was released after posting $50,000 bail.

11:15 a.m., Phoenix Lake area — Cindy Elaine Grimaldi, 41, no address given, Sonora, booked on warrants charging her with possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, failure to appear and driving on a suspended license after arrest on the 14300 block of Expedition Drive, Sonora. She remained in custody this morning in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Sonora police reports

WEDNESDAY

12:05 a.m., suspicious circumstances — An officer checked on occupants of a pickup in the parking lot of the Tuolumne County Senior Center on the 500 block of Greenley Road.

12:54 a.m., suspicious circumstances — An officer checked on an unoccupied vehicle on Pauline Court.

1:12 a.m., warrant arrests — A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication as well as two warrants, one charging failure to appear on a public intoxication charge and another for three traffic violations. A 23-year-old man was arrested on an unspecified warrant.

8:59 a.m., burglary — A woman said her car was broken into on the 300 block of Fairview Lane. A stereo, speakers and compact discs were stolen.

10:47 a.m., found property — A man on the 100 block of North Washington Street said he found a loaded handgun in the bushes.

11:51 a.m., warrant arrest — A 33-year-old woman was arrested on two warrants charging her with theft and failure to appear.

12:01 p.m., road hazard — A caller said a brush pile on Theall Street was blocking visibility for drivers.

1:44 p.m., fight — A manager at a business on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road asked for help with an upset customer.

2:22 p.m., suspicious circumstances — An officer checked on a man at a business on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.

2:56 p.m., property damage — A caller said a car window was broken behind a business on the 100 block of Washington Street.

3:43 p.m., traffic accident — A non-injury crash was reported on Restano Way.

4:15 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said customers at a business on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road were complaining about a group of kids who might have been smoking marijuana in a blue van with white curtains.

8:50 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A woman said a back door was open at a business on the 1200 block of Sanguinetti Road.

9:53 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A woman said a man approached her on the 200 block of South Washington Street and kept asking her questions and would not leave her alone.

Accidents

Injury .......................................... 2

Non-injury ................................. 2

Animal Control

Since last Friday:

Dogs impounded .................................. 19

Cats impounded .................................. 23

Pigs impounded ................................... 1

Chickens impounded ...............................3

Dogs adopted ...................................... 7

Cats adopted ........................................ 0

Dogs destroyed ................................... 11

Cats destroyed ...................................... 10

Chickens destroyed .................................4

Dogs reclaimed .................................... 4

Cats reclaimed ..................................... 0

Humane Society

Dogs transferred from Animal Control to Humane Society ... 1

Cats transferred .....................................1

Dogs adopted from Humane Society ......... 5

Cats adopted from Humane Society ......... 2

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

WEDNESDAY

8:19 a.m., Copperopolis — A man on the 3500 block of Signal Hill Trail said possible drug paraphernalia was left behind when a tenant moved out of the house.

8:32 a.m., Arnold — A stereo was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on the 3600 block of Valley View Drive.

4:53 p.m., Mokelumne Hill — A caller on the 8200 block of Main Street said someone was fighting, because he could hear the sound of breaking glass.

7:02 p.m., Arnold — A caller on the 1500 block of Maple said a man exposed himself to her. She said this is an ongoing problem.

7:53 p.m., Arnold — A caller said he could hear loud screaming and yelling from some teens in a parking lot on Highway 4 and Meadowview Road. A deputy lectured the teens.

Felony bookings

No booking information was available from the Calaveras County Sheriff's Department this morning.