Union Democrat staff


Sheriff's reports


10:43 a.m., Columbia - A man received treatment at the hospital after another man allegedly punched him in the throat on Yankee Hill Road.

12:27 p.m., Twain Harte - A man stole a cell phone and charger from a truck on Lakeview Drive.

3:09 p.m., Columbia - A parking pass and iPod were stolen on Columbia College Drive.

4:43 p.m., Twain Harte - A home was broken into on the 22300 block of Mono Drive.

5:40 p.m., Big Hill area - A man said his home was broken into on Valley Quail Road. A strongbox full of cash and Oxycotin were stolen.

8:44 p.m., Columbia - A woman on Fulton Street said her soon-to-be ex-husband hit her new boyfriend.

Felony bookings


3:30 p.m., Twain Harte - Daniel Joseph Caldie, 44, of the 200 block of Mill Villa Road, Jamestown, booked on suspicion of burglary, receiving stolen property, and two warrants for failure to appear for public intoxication and battery and exhibiting a deadly weapon, after an arrest on the 18100 block of Good Shepherd Drive.


12:13 a.m., Twain Harte - Joy Renee White, 42, of the 22900 block of Hawk Lane, booked on suspicion of possessing drugs and a switch-blade knife, after an arrest on Fuller Road near the post office.


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


11:04 a.m., Sonora area - Karen June Pawloski, 49, of the 21300 block of Crestview Drive, arrested on the 13700 block of Mono Way.

3:06 p.m., Jamestown - James Harold Njirich, 56, of the 12700 block of Chukar Circle, Sonora, arrested on Victoria Way at Highway 108.

Sonora police reports


8:05 a.m., theft -A woman said her vehicle license plates were stolen on South Barretta Street.

Animal Control

(April 16 to April 22)

Dogs impounded 10

Cats impounded 20

Dogs adopted 3

Cats adopted 1

Dogs destroyed 0

Cats destroyed 4

Dogs reclaimed 2

Cats reclaimed 1

Dogs transferred to Friends of

Animal Control 5

Cats transferred to Friends of

Animal Control 0

Humane Society

Dogs transferred from

Animal Control 2

Cats transferred 0

Dogs adopted 5

Cats adopted 0


Sheriff's reports


10 a.m., Murphys - A theft occurred on the 400 block of Main Street.

1:33 p.m., Campo Seco - Vandalism occurred on the 3400 block of Campo Seco Road.

2:17 p.m., Rail Road Flat - Identity theft was reported on the 70 block of Rail Road Flat Road.

4:24 p.m., Wallace - Identity theft was reported on the 6200 block of Highway 12.

Felony bookings


11:25 p.m., Arnold - Thomas James McNicholas, 42, of the 2500 block of Silver Street, booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, threatening a peace officer and a felony parole violation, after an arrest on the 1700 block of Cedar Street.

Animal Services

(April 10 to April 16)

Dogs impounded 9

Cats impounded 15

Dogs destroyed 3

Cats destroyed 5

Dogs Calaveras Humane

Society/Rescue Transfer 0

Cats CHS/Rescue Transfer 0

Dogs adopted by public 4

Cats adopted by public 0

Dogs reclaimed 4

Cats reclaimed 0