News of record for Sept. 28, 2011

Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:23 a.m., Sonora area - A woman on the 11000 block of Essen Lane reported two fraudulent accounts opened up on a website using her name and Social Security number.

12:09 p.m., East Sonora - A business on the 14000 block of Mono Way was burglarized.

8:43 p.m., Big Oak Flat - Two men were fighting near a parking lot on the 17000 block of Highway 120.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


6:35 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A woman reported that her boyfriend has locked up the medication she needs and will not give them to her on Forest Road.

7:40 p.m., robbery - A man reported that he was robbed by a group of 8 to 12-year-olds, one of which said they had a gun. He reported that the group scattered after he gave them approximately $5.


8:11 a.m., theft - A camouflage backpack containing a Nikon camera and flashlights was stolen from someone at a restaurant on the 1000 block of Sanguinetti Road.

3:18 p.m., driving under the influence - A man in a white pickup truck driving out of parking lot on the 800 block of Mono Way was seen pulling a beer out of an ice chest in his vehicle. Officers were unable to locate the man.

3:58 p.m., vandalism - A woman reported sometime during the night on Sept. 24, her mailbox had been vandalized and her junk mail was thrown on the street at her residence on Columbia Way.

4:19 p.m., public intoxication - A woman was reportedly walking around with her pants off by the bridge on Woods Creek Drive. Officers located the woman with her pants on and arrested her on suspicion of public intoxication.

10:56 p.m., theft - A man reported seeing someone flee from his residence on Sanguinetti Road. He suspected the person was attempting to siphon gas out of his vehicles because the gas caps on were taken off and two plastic jugs were left behind.


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


7:10 p.m., Sonora - Mark David Sewer, 51, of the 22100 block of Parrotts Ferry Road, was arrested on Parrotts Ferry Road at Loop.

7:16 p.m., Columbia - Wyatt Lee Parke, 55, of the 23400 block of Pine Log, was arrested on Pacific at Broadway Streets.


1:55 a.m., Sugar Pine - Michael Vern West, 47, of Sugar Pine, was arrested on Highway 108 at Sugar Pine Road.

7:03 p.m., Jamestown - Robert Wayne Frederick, 33, of the 10600 block of Jim Brady Road, was arrested on 9th Street at Sierra.

Felony bookings


10:52 p.m., Sonora - Stephanie Marie Questo, 24, of Soulsbyville, was booked on suspicion of receiving known stolen property in Soulsbyville.

10:53 p.m., Sonora - Kasey Allen Questo, 27, of Soulsbyville, was booked on suspicion of first degree burglary in Soulsbyville.


4 a.m., Twain Harte - William David Dailey, 40, of the 22800 block of Black Hawk Drive, was booked on suspicion of force or assault with a deadly weapon that was not a firearm and obstruction of any line of telephone in Twain Harte.

7:50 p.m., Sonora - Shannon Christine Hayes, 34, of the 20600 block of Longeway Road, was booked on suspicion of vandalism in Sonora.


12:47 p.m., Sonora area - Brian Jasper Armstrong, 22, unknown residence, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, after an arrest on the west end of South Gate Road.

4:28 p.m., Sonora area - Jill Lynn Martinez, 41, of the 18000 block of Main Street, Tuolumne, was booked on suspicion of transporting or selling drugs and drug possession, after an arrest on the 19000 block of Standard Road.

Fire calls


1:13 a.m., Groveland - A vegetation fire was reported on the 21300 block of Beaver Court. One engine from Groveland and another from Santa Clara responded to the fire, which turned out to be caused by a box being left on a barbecue, according to Cal Fire. Only the box was damaged and the fire was extinguished by the homeowner before firefighters arrived.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


5:30 a.m., Valley Springs - Someone heard a gunshot coming from near the intersection of Cedar and Daphne streets.

12:53 p.m., Wilseyville - Items were stolen from around a property on June Avenue.

1:31 p.m., Arnold - A residence on Moran Road was burglarized.

5:25 p.m., Wilseyville - A residence on Blagen Boulevard was burglarized.

5:38 p.m., San Andreas - A man was walking around offering people marijuana at Turner Park on Treat Avenue.

5:46 p.m., Copperopolis - A residence on Table Mountain Court was burglarized.

10:10 p.m., West Point - Gunshots were heard near Sandy Gulch Lane.


1:22 p.m., Angels Camp - iPods, money and other items were stolen from Calaveras County Fairgrounds on Frogtown Road.

1:30 p.m., Valley Springs - A residence on Dunn Road was broken into.

3:36 p.m., Arnold - Gunshots were heard near Lakemont Drive and Fawn Court.

4:48 p.m., Murphys - Recycling was stolen from Sierra Hills Market on Highway 4.


8:05 a.m., San Andreas - Two windows were broken at a store on West St. Charles Street.

2:13 p.m., Arnold - A residence on El Ranchero was burglarized.


7:53 a.m., Railroad Flat - A residence on Railroad Flat Street was burglarized.

11:15 a.m., San Andreas - A vehicle was vandalized at Calaveras High School on High School Street.

12:17 p.m., San Andreas - Buildings on Church Hill Road were vandalized.

3:31 p.m., Mokelumne Hill - Items were stolen from a store on Highway 49.

8:25 p.m., Burson - A house on Pattison Road was vandalized. Rocks were thrown through two windows and another was shot out with a pellet gun.


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


6:34 p.m., San Andreas area - Randall Wayne Lorenzi, 52, of the 11600 block of Armstrong Road, Sheep Ranch, was arrested on Highway 12 west of Highway 49.

9:18 p.m., Arnold area - James Todd Whittaker, 41, of the 700 block of Chestnut Street, San Carlos, was arrested on Jibway Drive near Ottawa Drive.


11 p.m., Arnold - Lindsay Rene Rosenberry, 27, of the 1000 block of Sugar Pine Way, Vallecito, was arrested on Highway 4 at Manuel Road.

Fire calls


2:30 p.m., Copperopolis - A vegetation fire was reported on the 400 block of Calypso Beach Drive that burned one-half acre of grass. Cal Fire reported that it was caused by someone playing with fire. Three engines from Copperopolis, Green Springs and Altaville, one hand crew from Baseline and one tanker from Columbia responded to the fire, which was extinguished at 5:46 p.m., according to Cal Fire.


8:11 p.m., Mokelumne Hill - A vegetation fire was reported on the 10900 block of Highway 26. One engine from San Andreas and another from Mokelumne Hill responded to the fire that reportedly burned a spot of grass along the roadside and was extinguished around 8:42 p.m., according to Cal Fire. Cal Fire has not yet determined the cause of the fire.

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