Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


12:10 a.m., Sonora area - Two girls walking on Campo Seco Road near Ellinwood Acres Road admitted to sneaking out of the house. They were taken home and released to their parents.

9:02 a.m., Jamestown area - PG&E was conducting low-elevation flyovers along the Jacksonville Road corridor in Jamestown and Highway 120 in the Groveland area checking lines.

9:06 a.m., New Melones Reservoir - The tailgate was stolen from a 2007 GMC one-ton pickup parked near the Tuttletown launch between 3 and 6 p.m. on Thursday.

9:12 a.m., Jamestown - An assault occurred on the 17800 block of Black Bart Drive.

10:03 a.m., Jamestown - Someone stole checks out of a dresser drawer on the 10300 block of Willow Street.

12:29 p.m., Tuolumne - Someone has been fraudulently using credit card and bank information of a resident of the 19400 block of Mi Wuk Street to make online purchases and online bill payments.

3:19 p.m., Groveland - Someone went through an unlocked vehicle on the 11900 block of Alice Way, took abut $5 in change, moved a cell phone around but did not take it and pushed air vents down inside the front dash. The phone had no visible damage but doesn't work now.

6:53 p.m. Sonora area - Someone was trying to use an 18-inch machete to break into a bread truck on the 100 block on Ponderosa Drive.

7:05 p.m., Jamestown - A man said his 18-year-old son was assaulted at Golf Links Road and Chabroullian Lane. The accused man said he confronted a kid who was speeding through his neighborhood and they had a verbal confrontation. The 18-year-old was told to slow down, and the accused man was told to keep his hands to himself.

7:22 p.m., Twain Harte area - Five adults were arrested for being heavily intoxicated and child endangerment, and three children were taken into protective custody after deputies responded to a fight at a residence on the 17100 block of Smokey River Drive.

7:54 p.m., Jamestown - A man was informed by his stepfather that an unknown number of subjects were trying to break into his residence on the 18900 block of Golden Dove Lane.

9:16 p.m., Sonora - A woman on the 12700 block of Chukar Circle called for advice about her neighbor recording her phone conversations.

9:57 p.m., Twain Harte - A large, loud party was reported at the end of Mount Provo Road.

10:23 p.m., Sonora - A woman on the 15500 block of Shady Oak Drive requested a welfare check on her 14-year-old son who is staying with her older son in Utah.

10:38 p.m., Soulsbyville - A man on the 21300 block of Oman Drive reported that a white Ford Mustang has driven by his residence six times and believes the subjects in the vehicle are staring at him.


1:29 a.m., Groveland - A man was attacked in front of a business on Main Street. He had a probable broken nose but refused an ambulance.

1:34 a.m., Twain Harte - A man reported to be extremely intoxicated and to have attacked a 16-year-old boy on the 22800 block of Black Hawk Drive was arrested on multiple charges.

2:23 a.m., Pinecrest - A woman at the Pinecrest Campgrounds reported a large juvenile party with drinking.

3:56 a.m., Sonora - A female was reported stumbling around the A & B Mini Mart gas station and messing around with the pumps on the 14200 block of Mono Way.

4:10 a.m., Jamestown - Two trailers on the corner of Fourth Avenue and Seventh Street were reported playing extremely loud music.

7:36 a.m., Sonora - A man on the 21500 block of Madre Drive reported that his neighbor comes outside in the early morning and yells profanities at his dog.

7:58 a.m., Sonora - A man on the 21400 of Madre Drive reported that his wife called him while he was on his way to work to tell him the neighbor's dog was on their porch eating their cat food. After she yelled at the dog, the neighbor came to their home and banged on the front door.

9:10 a.m., Pinecrest - A caller at the Pinecrest Campground reported underage drinking in the d-loop campsite.

9:51 a.m., Sonora - A woman on the 21700 block of Crystal Falls Drive reported that her son is being violent again today and has left the residence on foot.

11:57 a.m., Tuolumne - A woman reported seeing a 5-year-old girl and her 2-year-old brother walking near her home on Misty Lane to a residence on the 20400 block of Deerhaven Drive at 10 a.m.

2:34 p.m., Jamestown - A caller on the 18100 block of Main Street reported receiving a counterfeit $100 bill from a customer at Gold Prospecting Adventures.

4:23 p.m., Sonora - A woman on Racetrack Road reported that her ex-roommate gave her dog away nine months ago while she was at work. The ex-roommate told her the dog had runaway and she just found out the dog is with a woman in Copperopolis.

4:24 p.m., Sonora - A caller on the 9600 block of Highway 49 reported that their neighbor on Mormon Creek Road allows their pit bull to run loose all the time and it just got into a fight with their dog.

4:54 p.m., Sonora - A man reported seeing a black Toyota pickup that may have left Standard Storage with stolen items on the 14900 block of Camage Avenue.

6:34 p.m., Soulsbyville - A woman on the 17000 block of Mountain Side Drive reported that her room was broken into and multiple items were taken while she was in the hospital in April, June and September of this year.

6:42 p.m., Jamestown - A 10-year-old boy was reported missing on the 10100 block of Pulpit Rock Road.

6:59 p.m., Sonora - A woman on the 18200 block of Old Wards Ferry Road reported that her mother-in-law was threatening her and tried to grab the phone from her hand, scratching her. She stated she would like to leave but refuses to do so without her dog and cat.

7:58 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village - A woman reported hearing a female getting beat at the apartments near the intersection of Highway 108 and Pela Road.

8:22 p.m., Twain Harte - Three males were reported behind the Twain Harte Library on Tiffeni Drive being loud, drinking and smoking something in the bushes.

8:31 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on the 10500 block of Eighth Street reported that a Direct TV employee was a her home Friday acting very strange.

8:55 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on the 12000 block of Jacksonville Road reported that her landlord threatened to kill her with a gun he kept by his bed. She stated her husband was at the residence with her and she was scared of him as well, but would not explain why.

10:06 p.m., Sonora - A woman on the 21000 block of Lancaster Court reported that her neighbors have been playing extremely loud music for the past two days.

11:08 p.m., Twain Harte - A caller on the 22800 block of Black Oak Drive reported that a neighbor is playing very loud music and when asked to turn it down the neighbor has turned it up.

11:13 p.m., Sonora - A caller on the 14600 block of Mono Way reported the neighbor is having an extremely loud party. When asked to quiet down the neighbor refused.

11:33 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on the 13700 block of Park Avenue reported that someone pulled the wires for the garage and outside lights from her breaker box. Upon inspection it appeared the wires may have loosened.


4:25 a.m., Twain Harte - A woman on the 22700 block of Cedar Pines Avenue reported that a male subject was trying to open her front door. The subject said he was "here for Josh."

1:10 p.m., Jamestown - A man on the 18600 block of Highway 108 reported that items totaling $2,600 were taken from his unlocked shop.

1:11 p.m., East Sonora - A man and woman were reported aggressively panhandling in front of Price Co Foods.

1:12 p.m., Long Barn - A motorcycle was reported stolen from a home on Bottini Apple Ranch Road.

1:12 p.m., Columbia - A caller reported being bitten by a dog on the 23600 block of Five Mile Creek Road.

1:12 p.m., Sonora - A man was reported hiding in a bin at Cal Sierra Disposal and Recycling on Camage Avenue.

4:10 p.m., Long Barn - A man on the 25700 block of Long Barn Lane reported that his car had been keyed and someone had spit on the windshield.

6:27 p.m., East Sonora - A woman on the 11700 block of Seco Road reported receiving threats from another woman about stealing her dog.

10:47 p.m., Sonora - A man and a woman were reported having a verbal altercation at the Mono Village Apartments on Lolly Lane.

The Sonora Police reported the following:


9:20 a.m., theft - A Mediterranean palm tree in a light green pot valued at $125 was taken from East Jackson Street between 7 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday.

11:50 a.m., theft - A 2012 registration tab was taken from a vehicle parked at a Mono Way business.

12:20 p.m., controlled substances - Possible sales of controlled substances on South Stewart Street were reported.

12:43 p.m., theft - An iPad was taken from a shopping cart at Ross Dress for Less on Mono Way.

1:40 p.m., public intoxication - A woman was cited for public intoxication and released to Sonora Regional Medical Center after being irate and refusing to get on or off a bus on Snell Street.

3:44 p.m., vandalism - A woman brought her vehicle to the police station on Green Street to show officers damage she said occurred while it was parked in the Crossroads shopping center on Sanguinetti Road. There was spit on the windshield, a tennis shoe print on the passenger door and a dent in the gas tank.

9:08 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A man crawled into the trunk of his vehicle on South Shepherd. He was a known transient and not intoxicated.

10:46 p.m., robbery - Several students said three males tried to rob them at Sonora High School on North Washington Street. They had no suspect information.


12:09 a.m., assault - A man with blood on his white shirt was found walking on Mono Way just east of Truckenmiller Road headed toward Sonora Regional Hospital. Officers contacted medical first responders and took a battery report.

1:49 a.m., public fight- About 10 people were in a fight at Zanes Iron Horse Lounge on South Washington Street. One man was arrested on suspicion of assault, fighting and public intoxication, and another man was arrested on a charge of public intoxication.

9:05 a.m., public peace, fight, disorderly conduct - A woman reported that her ex-boyfriend came to her residence on North Stewart Street extremely intoxicated and caused a disturbance.

9:17 a.m., any civil problem - A man wanted to talk to the police about his ex-girlfriend coming to his home last night and taking several items that were not hers.

11:07 a.m., theft - A business on Mono Way reported a shoplifter.

1:17 p.m., weapons violation - A man was reported throwing pots and pans around, yelling and cussing, and having a large knife or machete at the Mono Way Apartments.

1:51 p.m., vandalism, property damage - A home and vehicle on Summit Avenue were egged Friday night.

6:46 p.m., theft - A bag was reported missing from the Inns of California on S. Washington Street.


2:26 a.m., suspicious circumstances - Three males were reported on North Washington Street throwing planter boxes on the ground near El Jardin.

11:36 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A man was selling women's designer shoes in the Blockbuster Video parking lot on Sanguinetti Road. He was advised of permit laws before packing up and leaving the area.

12:45 p.m., burglary - A large bus belonging to Veterans Affairs was broken into and several bags were gone through in the Starbucks Coffee parking lot on Old Wards Ferry Road.

1:02 p.m., public fight - A verbal altercation was heard on S. Barretta Street, it turned out to be coming from a car wash on S. Washington Street.

3:46 p.m., any civil problem - A woman wanted to file a complaint against a taxi company because the driver had a knife on Greenley Road.

6:12 p.m., public fight - Four subjects who were trying to visit someone at The Birth Center were causing a disturbance.