News of record for January 10, 2003

January 09, 2003 11:00 pm

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

THURSDAY

6:20 a.m., Twain Harte — Two batteries were reported stolen from buses parked on Twain Harte Elementary School's Manzanita Drive campus.

7:58 a.m., Columbia — Two boxes of crackers and a checkbook were reported stolen from Columbia Concrete Pumping, on the 23000 block of Parrotts Ferry Road.

8:02 a.m., Jamestown — Deputies could not find a suspicious Chevrolet Suburban reported parked in front of an apartment on the 10300 block of Preston Lane.

10:12 a.m., Don Pedro — A mailbox on the 3900 block of Arbolada Drive was reported yanked off its post and thrown into a front yard. Damage was estimated at $100.

10:36 a.m., Jamestown — The owner of an auto repair shop on the 18100 block of Main Street said he was attacked by a customer.

10:41 a.m., Columbia — A Green Street man reported having "various problems with a neighbor."

11:44 a.m., Tuolumne — A juvenile was held for shoplifting at the Tuolumne Market, on the 18300 block of Tuolumne Road.

1:29 p.m., Jamestown area — A caller from the 18200 block of Berry Lane said that her daughter "doesn't do anything" and that she "wants her out."

1:58 p.m., Long Barn — A caller said he would like to talk to a deputy "regarding the trespassers at Little Sweden every weekend."

2:32 p.m., Groveland — A caller from the 21800 block of Ferretti Road reported receiving a call from a man "who said he is with a peace officers association and is asking for money" and added that he did not think the pitch was "legitimate."

2:37 p.m., Jamestown — A caller from the 10300 block of Preston Lane reported that a man driving a tan Chevrolet Tahoe is following her and that she suspects it may be a private detective hired by a former boyfriend to cause problems.

3:34 p.m., Jamestown area — A caller from the 20900 block of Jamestown Road reported "missing items from her house, mostly food, since November." She was advised to change her locks.

3:38 p.m., Jamestown area — A Berry Lane woman called 911 "just to see if the phone works."

4:42 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village — A caller on the 20500 block of Chief Fuller Road reported that "a man in the neighborhood hides behind cars when he sees anyone."

7:13 p.m., unknown area — A caller said he believes his stepbrother is embezzling money from his mother.

8:28 p.m., Columbia area — A caller on the 24000 block of Italian Bar Road reported that "her father's girlfriend is suicidal."

9:18 p.m., Soulsbyville area — Trespassers were reported on the 16300 block of Draper Mine Road.

9:25 p.m., East Sonora — The owner of a Tuolumne Road tire shop said someone was in the business without permission.

FRIDAY

3:59 a.m., Columbia area — A man who reportedly stabbed someone at the Columbia College dormitories, it turned out, "was only threatening people with a knife."

Felony bookings

THURSDAY

12:28 p.m., Sonora — Dean Alan Stone, 18, 24100 block of Golf Links Drive, Sugar Pine, booked on suspicion of conspiracy after arrest at the Sonora Crossroads shopping center. According to the Sonora Police Department, Stone accompanied a 17-year-old boy who tried to steal a camera worth $15.99 from Wal-Mart. He was detained by store security until an officer arrived.

The 17-year-old boy also was charged with conspiracy and theft.

Stone was held this morning in lieu of $5,000 bail.

Sonora police reports

WEDNESDAY

2:32 a.m., suspicious circumstances — An officer checked on several people seen inside a business in Sonora Plaza on the 700 block of Mono Way.

7:53 a.m., theft — A woman said she left her purse on a Tuolumne County Transit bus. The purse was found, but all the money and other items were missing.

8:08 a.m., vandalism — Someone said a building on the 900 block of Morning Star Drive was hit with paintballs.

9:27 a.m., vandalism — A man at Kelly-Moore Paint Co. said a windshield was broken out of a delivery van.

11:17 a.m., theft — A 17-year-old boy was cited on suspicion of shoplifting and released to his parents. The boy tried to steal a box of hair dye worth $9.56, according to a report. The boy was detained by store security until an officer arrived.

11:53 a.m., theft — A 16-year-old Cassina High School student was cited on suspicion of theft and possession of tobacco. Police said the boy stole another student's wallet that contained $35. The wallet was returned to the student, but the cash was missing.

11:55 a.m., theft — A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting from Save Mart on the 100 block of Stockton Road. Police said the man tried to steal a bottle of Jack Daniel's whiskey worth $15.99. The man tried to run from the store and was detained by a store employee until an officer arrived.

12:03 p.m., weapons violation — Cassina High School's resource officer confiscated a pocket knife from a student at school.

12:19 p.m., traffic accident — A non-injury, hit-and-run crash was reported on the 40 block of North Stewart Street.

3:52 p.m., fight — Someone said a group of boys was about to start a fight in front of a business on South Washington Street.

9:30 p.m., reckless driving — Two drivers were seen racing one another on Mono Way between Sonora Plaza and the Timberhills shopping center.

11:34 p.m., vehicle theft — A man said someone stole a green Dodge Neon from Oakside Drive. The man did not catch a license plate number or see in which direction the driver took off.

Accidents

Injury ................................ 1

Non-injury ....................... 0

CALAVERAS COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

THURSDAY

7:04 a.m., Wilseyville — A caller reported an assault with a vehicle on the 4000 block of Blagen Boulevard.

8:13 a.m., Tamarack — The sheriff's department received a call of a person brandishing a firearm at an undisclosed address on Highway 4.

9:00 a.m., Hogan Rock Quarry — A caller reported the theft of tools from the 3600 block of Hogan Dam Road.

10:16 a.m., Arnold — A caller reported a man singing loudly and walking up and down the road in front of a social club on the 1900 block of Blagen Road.

11:37 a.m., Valley Springs — A caller working at Radio Shack on the 200 block of Highway 12 reported receiving what might be a counterfeit travelers' check.

6:02 p.m., West Point — A caller from the 1700 block of Bald Mountain Road reported an assault that happened earlier in the day.

10:20 p.m., Mountain Ranch — A caller said a woman came to the caller's door on the 8500 block of Avenue A and said she had been the victim of an assault.

Felony bookings

THURSDAY

6 p.m., San Andreas — Cited on suspicion of driving under the influence, John Craig Lamoglia, 48, 1300 block of Bush Street, Angels Camp, booked after arrest at Highway 49 and High School Street. He was released with citation.

FRIDAY

3:10 a.m., Valley Springs — Kelly Jean Springle, 34, 17900 block of Highway 26, Glencoe, booked on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and being under the influence of a controlled substance after arrest at Star Route 26, Valley Springs. She was held this morning in lieu of $25,000.

Animal Control

Since last Friday:

Dogs impounded ..................................15

Cats impounded ..................................16

Dogs adopted ....................................... 3

Cats adopted ........................................ 3

Dogs in foster care ............................... 2

Dogs destroyed ....................................7

Cats destroyed ..................................... 2

Dogs reclaimed .................................... 3

Cats reclaimed .....................................1

Humane Society

Dogs transferred from Animal Control to Humane Society ... 0

Cats transferred ..................................... 4

Dogs adopted ..................................... 9

Cats adopted .....................................1