News of Record for August 6, 2003

August 05, 2003 11:00 pm


Sheriff's reports


7:10 a.m., Tuolumne — A woman on the 18400 block of Tuolumne Road said her ex-boyfriend came into her home and threatened everyone there with a knife, then left. She said he was possibly under the influence of methamphetamine.

9:13 a.m., East Sonora — A citizen flagged down a deputy to show him where someone had dumped trash illegally behind a business on the 14300 block of Mono Way.

9:14 a.m., Columbia — A Tuolumne Utilities District employee said a sewage pump station house on Parrotts Ferry Road was spray painted with graffiti, causing an estimated $150 in damage.

11:25 a.m., Tuolumne County area — The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office put a be-on-the-lookout order for a missing 20-year-old Stockton man who might be headed toward Yosemite or Santa Cruz.

12:33 p.m., Chinese Camp — An 18-year-old woman was at Sonora Community Hospital for treatment to her face, arms and legs. She said she had been assaulted by numerous people while she was at a party on Shawmut Road.

1:33 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village — A man on the 24100 block of Palapeta Lane said neighbor kids are trespassing onto his property — he found cigarette butts all over his deck.

4:57 p.m., Jamestown — A caller saw a long-haired man who appeared to be drunk walking west on the 18200 block of Highway 108.

5:48 p.m., Racetrack Road area — A man on the 20400 block of Bay Meadow Drive said tools were stolen from his garage, possibly by men working on his house.

6:29 p.m., Jamestown — A man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and misdemeanor marijuana possession after a caller found the man passed out in the south end of a parking lot on the 18200 block of Highway 108.

8 p.m., Cedar Ridge — A caller said a man was lying on the side of Kuien Mill Road near Mt. Elizabeth Road in a spot where cars can pull off the roadway.

9:10 p.m., Big Oak Flat — A woman on Black Road said a bullet hit her house coming from someone shooting on the left side of the road.

9:28 p.m., Cedar Ridge — A 39-year-old woman and a 48-year-old man were arrested on misdemeanor drug charges after a traffic stop on Kuien Mill Road. A deputy found less than an ounce of marijuana in the car and a methamphetamine smoking pipe. The driver was also unlicensed.

9:34 p.m., Twain Harte — A Mountain Liquor clerk said two teenage boys came into the store, stole a bottle of Jack Daniels, then broke it outside the store.

10:04 p.m., Twain Harte — A man on the 23700 block of Highway 108 found a cherry bomb in his mailbox.


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

Oliver Emanuel Pearson, 25, 2600 block of Patterson Road, Riverbank, booked at 9:30 p.m. Monday after arrest on Highway 108 west of Little Sweden.

Sonora police reports


8:20 a.m., vandalism — A contractor said a construction site on North Arbona Circle was vandalized.

11:42 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said while he was at a skate park on Greenley Road, a 10-year-old boy urinated into a bottle, then threw the bottle at the caller.

11:50 a.m., traffic accident — A caller witnessed a vehicle accident in a parking lot on South Washington Street. An elderly woman backed into a red car, possibly breaking a headlight, and drove away.

1:04 p.m., animal complaints — A dog bit someone on the 200 block of Alpine Lane.

2:28 p.m., miscellaneous complaint — A couch was found dumped on the road on the 100 block of North Stewart Street.

2:42 p.m., miscellaneous harassment — A woman said an employee she fired from a restaurant in Jamestown followed the woman through town, honking a horn at her, flipping her off and yelling profanities at the woman.

9:38 p.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said a teenage boy threw something at the caller's car on Mono Way then ran off.

9:58 p.m., burglary — An apartment on the 90 block of Summit Avenue was burglarized.


1:49 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A woman said a man dressed all in black was throwing rocks at vehicles parked on the 300 block of South Washington Street.

3:19 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller said a person dressed in dark clothing was seen running on Mono Way past Timberhills Shopping Center.


Sheriff's reports


6:38 a.m., Vallecito — A deputy confronted a man walking on crutches on the shoulder of Highway 4. The man said he was on his way to court. The deputy gave the man a ride to Angels Camp, where he could board a bus to San Andreas.

7:43 a.m., San Andreas — A caller left a threatening message — along with a phone number — on the answering machine at the Calaveras County Planning Department.

10:13 a.m., Dorrington — A lost bicycle turned up on a caller's property on the 2000 block of Sioux Trail.

12:11 p.m., Douglas Flat — Plants were stolen from in front of a business on the 1000 block of Highway 4.

12:32 p.m., San Andreas — A caller on the 40 block of West St. Charles Street said a BB was shot through a window.

12:59 p.m., West Point — Someone on the 1600 block of Lily Valley Circle was reportedly cutting down an Oak Tree.

2:49 p.m., San Andreas — A caller on Oak Shadows said someone had vandalized Turner Park.



9:05 p.m., West Point — A 44-year-old woman on the 100 block of Bouvard Street was booked on suspicion of spousal battery, battery on a person, vandalism, disorderly conduct and resisting a peace officer. She was cited and released.

9:34 p.m., Arnold — Darrell Lee Worthington, 33, 2000 block of Venado Drive, booked on suspicion of auto theft and forging checks. He was transferred to another agency because he also had an out-of-county warrant.