News of record for December 4, 2003

December 04, 2003 12:00 am

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

TUESDAY

9:30 a.m., Standard area — A caller said two people in a white, full-sized pickup were seen at a business on the 19500 block of Village Drive about 1:30 in the morning with flashlights.

9:57 a.m., Groveland — A 30-gallon gasoline storage tank and a clay pigeon machine were stolen from a house on the 22900 block of Kings Road between Nov. 28 and Tuesday.

10:36 a.m., Twain Harte — A woman said seven bags of trash were left in a bin at El Dorado Savings Bank on the 22900 block of Joaquin Gulley Road.

12:16 p.m., Sonora area — A 1994 Mercury stolen from a parking place on the 12900 block of Chukar Circle was found parked in The Junction shopping center.

12:55 p.m., Groveland — A woman said a man claiming to work for the Forest Service was walking around property on the 14200 block of Boitano Road.

1 p.m., Jamestown — A woman said two suspicious-looking men in a light blue pickup were parked near two homes under construction on Golden Oaks Drive, where there have recently been burglaries.

3:16 p.m., Sonora Meadows — A man on the 21300 block of Ridgeview Drive said a pellet was shot through one of his house windows.

4:17 p.m., Cold Springs — A Forest Service ranger saw two men dumping a mattress and debris on Forest Service Road 4N95.

4:22 p.m., Jamestown — A man five teens were running in and out of a lane of traffic near a truck parked by the side of Tulloch Dam Road near Highway 108.

4:56 p.m., Apple Valley — A caller said a woman was pushing two men around and crying outside a clubhouse building on Apple Valley Drive.

5:35 p.m., Twain Harte — A woman said three teens on skateboards were banging on windows at Donna's Styling Salon and Boutique on the 22900 block of Joaquin Gulley Road.

7:31 p.m., Willow Springs — A woman said two mountain bikes were stolen from a house on the 20600 block of Viles Lane.

7:42 p.m., Sonora area — A caller on the 12700 block of Chukar Circle said four children were making comments about shooting another child.

9:25 p.m., Jamestown — A deputy found stereo speakers in bushes on Fifth Avenue after a caller said a man carrying the speakers under his jacket put them there.

YESTERDAY

12:43 a.m., Soulsbyville — Seven people called dispatchers about loud explosions in the area of Draper Mine Road and Moyle Road. A deputy checked the area and could not find anything unusual. One caller said the noise has been happening off and on for the last month.

3:31 a.m., Big Hill — A caller said neighbor dogs had been barking for 90 minutes. A dispatcher talked to the dogs' owner and asked her to bring the dogs inside.

Felony bookings

TUESDAY

3:25 p.m., Sonora — Keith Weldon Sanders, 32, 2900 block of Sixth Street, Ceres, booked on a warrant charging him with stalking, felony vandalism and making criminal threats. Sanders was brought to the county jail from the Stanislaus County Jail.

According to the Tuolumne County District Attorney's office, Sanders is suspected of damaging two cars parked on Molina Street in the Don Pedro area on Nov. 25 in a hit-and-run accident. He is also suspected of making criminal threats to a woman with whom he had a previous relationship.

Sanders remains in custody this morning in lieu of $150,000 bail.

11:53 p.m., Jamestown — Dustin Mark Freitas, 26, no address given, booked on a felony parole hold and misdemeanor charges of furnishing false information to a peace officer after a traffic stop and arrest on Highway 108 at Golf Links Road.

He remained held without bail this morning.

YESTERDAY

1:15 a.m., Jamestown — Thomas Boring, 25, 14300 block of Redwood Way, Sonora, booked on suspicion of carrying a concealed and loaded weapon in a vehicle and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia after arrest on Willow Street at Main Street, Jamestown.

A sheriff's report said a deputy stopped Boring for driving a car with an expired registration. Boring allowed the deputy to search the car, and under the front driver's seat, the deputy found a loaded .357 magnum handgun in a black case.

Boring was released yesterday after posting $5,000 bail.

Arrests

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

Kristopher Shon Whiteley, 39, 14400 block of Tuolumne Road, Sonora, booked at 11:15 Tuesday after arrest on Pine Street at Rozier Avenue, Tuolumne.

Sonora police reports

TUESDAY

12:54 a.m., assault — A 24-year-old man was booked on suspicion of misdemeanor battery and a 31-year-old man was booked on suspicion of disorderly conduct after several people were seen fighting on South Stewart Street at Lyons Street in front of a restaurant.

11:47 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A caller reported a large 55-gallon drum behind a business on the 400 block of South Washington Street filled with an unknown substance.

12:46 p.m., burglary — A woman on the first block of Columbia Way said her house was burglarized over the Thanksgiving holiday.

3:23 p.m., animal complaints — A gray cat was trapped on the 200 block of Barretta Street and taken to the county animal shelter.

3:58 p.m., public intoxication — A man was booked into the county jail on suspicion of public intoxication after an arrest on Stockton Road. A caller said the man was walking in and out of traffic.

6:23 p.m., suspicious circumstances — The owner of a Ford pickup was located and asked to move his truck after he left it running in front of a business on the 100 block of South Washington Street.

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

TUESDAY

4:10 p.m., Murphys — A caller on the 200 block of Forest Meadows Drive said he or she was the victim of credit card fraud.

5:38 p.m., Arnold — A caller from a Highway 4 book store said someone was trying to break into a nearby bank.

6:28 p.m., Burson — A woman on the 7000 block of Burson Road said someone broke into her house and stole her bicycle and some money.

10:15 p.m., Dorrington — A caller on the 4000 block of Murietta's Roost said a neighbor was outside working on his house and keeping neighbors awake.

Felony bookings

TUESDAY

2 p.m., San Joaquin County — Vincent Jeffery Tiffany, 19, 8000 block of Owens Way, Valley Springs, booked on a Calaveras County warrant charging him with grand theft . He was transferred from the San Joaquin County Jail. He remained in custody this morning in lieu of $28,000 bail.

5:10 p.m., Valley Springs — Debbie Gay Warne, 44, 13000 block of Milton Road, Valley Springs, booked on suspicion of possessing substances with the intent of manufacturing methamphetamine after arrest at her home. She was released after posting $50,000 bail.