News of record for February 17, 2003

February 16, 2003 11:00 pm

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

THURSDAY

7:37 a.m., Chinese Camp — Two brand new truck tires and a chainsaw were reported stolen from Ken's Asphalt on Main Street at Redhills Road.

8:43 a.m., Jamestown — A man in a red jacket was reported hanging around, acting strangely and scaring tenants at an apartment complex on the 10300 block of Preston Lane.

10:06 a.m., Quail Hollow — A 50-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery after a fight on the 12000 block of Chukar Circle.

10:42 a.m., Sugar Pine — A man said he saw smoke coming from a chimney of a vacant house on the 200 block of Sugar Pine Road.

1:35 p.m., Tuolumne — A woman on the 19700 block of MiWuk Street said a hubcap was stolen off her truck and a bottle was thrown through the back window of her trailer.

5:44 p.m., Groveland — Garbage was dumped illegally at Helping Hands on the 18700 block of Main Street, a caller said.

8:08 p.m., Twain Harte — The manager of Ed's Cocktail Lounge on the 23000 block of Joaquin Gulley Road said a man in a gray sweatshirt is acting strangely and making patrons nervous.

FRIDAY

7:15 a.m., Standard area — A woman on the 15000 block of Cavalieri Road said people have been living on her property without permission.

8:20 a.m., Sugar Pine — A man said his vacation cabin on Sugar Pine Road was burglarized in the last 30 days. A VCR, alcohol and a garage-door opener were taken.

9:32 a.m., Jamestown — Cash was reported stolen from Pizza Plus on the 18200 block of Main Street.

11:17 a.m., Standard area — A vehicle parked at C & C Auto Body Shop on the 14300 block of Cuesta Court was broken into and stereo speakers were stolen.

12:59 p.m., Quail Hollow — A woman on the 20300 block of Crow Court said a man who appeared to be drunk was causing a disturbance on the front deck area of her apartment.

1:16 p.m., La Grange area — A man said he saw two large propane trucks drive to the end of the Azucena Court where there are only four houses. The caller thought it was suspicious considering the high level of security in the United States.

1:21 p.m., Columbia — A 5-gallon propane tank on a trailer parked at R&L Mini Mart on Parrotts Ferry Road was reported stolen.

1:23 p.m., Ponderosa — A gasoline line was cut on a U-Haul rental truck parked on the 20100 block of Canyonview Drive.

3:32 p.m., East Sonora — A man said he lost a bank deposit bag containing $2,600 in cash and checks that belonged to a business at The Junction shopping center.

5:15 p.m., Quail Ridge Ranch — A man said he heard a gunshot two nights ago and then found a headless deer near his property on the 20000 block of High Meadow Drive. State Fish and Game officials were notified.

6:13 p.m., Groveland — A caller said a man was sleeping on rocks near the Seventh-day Adventist Church on the 19500 block of Elder Lane.

10:25 p.m., Mormon Creek area — A woman on the 8600 block of Fraguero Road said a light was on in a bathroom and a bedroom door was locked. She felt someone might be inside the house. A deputy did not find anything unusual.

SATURDAY

7:53 a.m., Mi Wuk Village — A man said that after a large party at a nearby house on Lama Teumete, he found trash all over the road.

9:54 a.m., Chinese Camp — A caller said he had been locked out of the Sonora Smoke Polers Gun Club on Six Bits Gulch Road.

10:54 a.m., Sonora Meadows — A caller on the 16000 block of Creekside Drive said a neighbor boy is shooting an air rifle at the caller and his wife.

3:51 p.m., Jamestown — A clerk at Barendregt Grocery on the 18100 block of Main Street said a teen-age boy was being detained for possible shoplifting.

4:27 p.m., Sonora Meadows — A caller on Creekside Drive said three or four teen-age boys were shooting BB guns in the neighborhood.

5:11 p.m., Standard area — A woman on the 15000 block of Cavalieri Road said a man was drinking at the house and refused to leave. The woman said there is no drinking allowed at her rental house.

7:25 p.m., Tuolumne — A Black Oak Casino security officer said the casino took in a counterfeit $5 bill.

10:12 p.m., Twain Harte — A man said he saw three people dressed in white, wearing ski masks and carrying light sticks behind Twain Harte Market shopping center.

YESTERDAY

12:59 a.m., Sonora — A Tuolumne General Hospital emergency room employee requested a deputy's help with a violent patient.

8:07 a.m., Cedar Ridge — A man said items were stolen from his vehicle parked on the 24100 block of Oxbow Lane.

10:44 a.m., Groveland — A house on the 20900 block of Elderberry Way was burglarized.

12:14 p.m., Don Pedro Reservoir area — A woman said she found a suspicious bucket near where Moccasin Creek enters the reservoir.

1:02 p.m., Twain Harte — A man on Golf Club Drive said his neighbor's sewer line is broken and needs fixing.

1:19 p.m., East Sonora — A caller said teen-age girls threw a drink at a window at Smoothie City in The Junction shopping center.

1:59 p.m., Sierra Village — A picnic table at Sierra Village Trailer Park, on the 24900 block of Highway 108, was reported vandalized.

Sonora police reports

THURSDAY

2:06 a.m., suspicious circumstances — An officer checked on a woman on South Stewart Street.

9:38 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of evading a police officer on the 400 block of Greenley Road.

10:53 a.m., warrant arrest — A 23-year-old woman on the 60 block of Ash Street was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant.

11:24 a.m., traffic accident — A Sonora officer was in a non-injury crash with another driver at the intersection of North Washington and Cowan streets.

1:32 p.m., found property — A community service officer reported undisclosed property found on Woods Creek Drive.

2:23 p.m., traffic accident — A crash was reported on the 800 block of Sanguinetti Road. It was unknown whether anyone was injured, because a report was not available.

3:17 p.m., vehicle theft — A man said his car, which had been parked at his mother's home on the 100 block of South Barretta Street since December, had been stolen. The man said he last saw the car Dec. 3.

3:35 p.m., trespassing — An employee at a business on the 600 block of South Washington Street said a group of people was seen hanging around the back of the business. The caller said the group refuses to leave and has been there every day.

3:44 p.m., traffic accident — A non-injury crash was reported near the intersection of South Green Street and Stockton Road.

7:37 p.m., fight — A caller said neighbors on the 100 block of Linoberg Street were arguing and a woman was yelling for help.

FRIDAY

7:02 a.m., traffic violations — A man was cited for not having a driver's license after being stopped on the 600 block of South Washington Street.

7:19 a.m., disturbing the peace — A woman complained of an ongoing problem with noise in an apartment on the 250 block of Greenley Road.

10:09 a.m., animal complaints — A caller said a tan German shepherd had been hanging around the 700 block of South Washington Street for the last two days.

10:22 a.m., trespassing — A man was reported trespassing on Cassina High School property.

11:08 a.m., vandalism — A caller said a door to a room at Sonora Gold Lodge on the 400 block of Stockton Road was kicked in overnight.

11:32 a.m., vehicle accident — A caller reported a hit-and-run accident on Lime Kiln Road.

12:54 p.m., traffic accident — A non-injury accident was reported on Hospital Road.

1:45 p.m., disorderly conduct — A man and woman were seen arguing loudly after a pickup blocked a parking space, preventing a car from leaving Sonora Crossroads shopping center parking lot.

2:16 p.m., animal complaints — A dog on the 10 block of Elm Street was reported to be acting aggressively.

3:10 p.m., theft — A man said two tire rims were stolen from a vehicle parked in front of 90 South Barretta Street.

5:02 p.m., theft — A man on the 500 block of Corky Lane said a car stereo was stolen in January.

5:40 p.m., theft — A caller said various items were stolen from her house on the 500 block of Dragoon Circle while she was out of town.

7:35 p.m., traffic accident — A non-injury accident was reported on South Washington Street.

7:53 p.m., traffic incident — A clerk at Gold Country Gas on the 300 block of South Washington Street said someone drove off with a gasoline pump nozzle still attached to the car.

8:14 p.m., vandalism — A caller heard a window being broken at a vacant house on Shaws Flat Road.

SATURDAY

1:01 a.m., disorderly conduct — Five officers responded to the 100 block of South Washington Street to deal with an allegedly drunken man who was kicked out of a bar.

2:21 a.m., public intoxication — A 49-year-old man was booked on suspicion of public drunkenness after an arrest on East Lyons and Hope Lane.

8:05 a.m., miscellaneous — A woman said a person was performing a "morning constitution" beside an orange and brown car parked on South Barretta Street.

2:04 p.m., found property — A woman found a wallet in a ditch near Sonora High School and turned it over to the police department.

7:41 p.m., warrant arrest — A 44-year-old man on the 100 block of Columbia Way was arrested on a warrant charging him with misdemeanor vandalism.

YESTERDAY

12:49 a.m., disorderly conduct — The manager of Inns of California asked for help evicting people who had overstayed.

12:57 a.m., assault — A Tuolumne General Hospital employee asked for help dealing with a violent person.

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CALAVERAS COUNTY

Sheriff's reports

WEDNESDAY

5:28 p.m., Burson — A caller on the 6700 block of Southworth Road said a vehicle received a large dent in the hood.

8:28 p.m., San Andreas — A caller said a man threatened to slash tires on a vehicle at the San Andreas firehouse.

FRIDAY

8:46 a.m., Valley Springs — A house on the 3000 block of Paloma Road was reported burglarized.

8:59 a.m., Arnold — An employee at Ebbetts Pass Lumber on the 1400 block of Linebaugh Road said the business was burglarized.

2:38 p.m., Rail Road Flat — A caller said trespassers were on property near the 70 block of Black Oak Drive.

6:23 p.m., Arnold — A caller said someone was inside a garage at a house that was supposed to be vacant, on the 2800 block of Stagecoach Drive.

11:45 p.m., Camp Connell — A house at an undisclosed address on Highway 4 was reported burglarized.

11:58 p.m., San Andreas — A caller said numerous people were fighting in the yard of a house on the 200 block of Pope Street.

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