News of record for Oct. 25, 2011

Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


12:10 a.m., Sonora area - A woman reported an unknown man was just outside her residence on the 14600 block of Mono Way and was using her water hose to water her plants. The woman reported when she asked the man what he was doing, he walked away.

1:45 p.m., Tuolumne - A red bicycle was stolen from a residence on the 20200 block of Old Buchanan Mine Road.

1:50 p.m., Sonora area - A man reported someone stole his butane tank and attempted to steal his boat at his residence on 118000 Ellinwood Acres Road.

3:23 p.m., Columbia - A woman reported that a man had stolen her TV, massage table and blow dryer from her residence on the 21900 block of Sawmill Flat Road.

3:54 p.m., Pinecrest - A man reported his cabin on the 200 block of Rustic Road was broken into but he wasn't sure if anything was missing.


9:20 a.m., Pinecrest - The caretaker of a cabin on the first block of Pinecrest Avenue reported it had been "ransacked" when she went to check on it.

3:09 p.m., Columbia - A man reported someone broke into his residence on the 12500 block of Big Hill Road, pried open his gun safe and stole seven firearms.

5:48 p.m., Columbia - A woman on the 22500 block of Bennett Road reported an unknown man drove up to her residence and threatened her and her dog. The woman reported the man said he would shoot her dog because it was "terrorizing" other people's yards.


9:47 a.m., Jamestown - Coin boxes were reportedly stolen from at a car wash on the 18400 block of Jamestown Road.

2:10 p.m., New Melones - A woman place her kayak near the boat ramp at New Melones Reservoir on Reynolds Ferry Road and someone reportedly stole it while she was getting her car to load it.

2:39 p.m., Jamestown - A woman went to pick her husband up from a bar on the 14400 block of Highway 108 when someone came out of the bar with a knife and slashed two of her tires.

2:42 p.m., Sonora area - Tools were reported stolen on the 18300 block of Wards Ferry Road.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


4:43 p.m., theft - An Ipod, battery charger and miscellaneous paperwork were reportedly stolen from a locked vehicle on Banner Drive.

9:40 p.m., property damage - A woman on Fairview Lane reported the rear window of her Jeep had been broken out the night before.


10:12 p.m., public intoxication - A person on Columbia Way reported an unknown man was on the porch yelling and refusing to leave. Officers arrested the man on suspicion of public intoxication.

Felony bookings


2:30 p.m., Sonora area - Roi Christopher Naugle, 26, of the 21700 block of Lyons Bald Mountain Road, was booked on suspicion of growing marijuana, after an arrest at his home.

2:40 p.m., Columbia - Jacquelyn Ann Jones, 23, of the 12200 block of Yankee Hill Road, was booked on suspicion of growing marijuana and child abuse or endangerment, after an arrest at her home.

Fire calls


3:25 a.m., Don Pedro - A vegetation fire was reported at Don Pedro Recreation Agency Visitor Center. Six Cal Fire units and one unit from Tuolumne County Fire Department responded to the fire, which burned through two acres of grass before it was extinguished about 11:29 a.m. No injuries were reported and damage was estimated at $200. Cal Fire reports the fire was ignited by a bird flying into electrical lines.


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


7:10 p.m., Jamestown - Paulo Esteban Gonzalez, 40, of the 3300 block of Kee Lane, Modesto, was arrested on Highway 49 north of Wigwam Road.


2:10 a.m., Twain Harte - Joseph Anthony Ulrey, 24, of the 200 block of Gerrymander Avenue, Sonora, was arrested on Twain Harte Drive at Hunts Road.

7:51 p.m., Jamestown - Alvin Theodore Beam, 51, of the 4600 block of Lucinda Avenue, Keys, was arrested on Highway 120 at Keystone Ranch.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


12:10 p.m., Arnold - Equipment was stolen during a break-in on Crystal Way.

5 p.m., Valley Springs - A burglary was reported on Meadowood Drive.


9:35 a.m., Copperopolis - A burglary was reported on Table Mountain Court.

11:23 a.m., Rail Road Flat - A burglary was reported on South Rail Road Flat Road.

1:52 p.m., Mountain Ranch - One person was arrested after an altercation on Michel Road.

2:09 p.m., Burson - Items were stolen from a residence on Ricks Court.

11:52 p.m., Arnold - A vehicle was vandalized at Grizzly Station on Highway 4.


10:48 p.m., San Andreas - Someone reported graffiti seen on Marshall Avenue.

Felony bookings


8 a.m., Valley Springs - Michael George Mendoza, 65, of the 200 block of Cedar Street, was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats, after an arrest at his home.

12:54 p.m., Wallace - Lexi Regina Crittenden, 49, of the first block of Flora Street, Stockton, was booked on suspicion of bringing drugs into jail, after an arrest on Highway 12 east of Wallace.

8:58 p.m., Angels Camp - Tyler Brandon Young, 19, of the first block of Elder Drive was booked on suspicion of selling marijuana, drug possession and transporting drugs, after an arrest on Dogtown Road.


1:22 p.m., Valley Springs - Angela Marie Hamilton, 21, of the 4800 block of Driver Road, was booked on suspicion of second degree burglary and embezzlement of over $400, after an arrest at her home.

3:10 p.m., San Andreas - Randall Linzy Murphy, 58, of the 3700 block of Highway 4, Murphys, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and driving while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, after an arrest on Highway 49 near Carol Kennedy Road.


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


10 p.m., Camp Connell area - Larry Peter Tomovic, 58, of the 100 block of Ganns Meadow Drive, was arrested on Highway 4 east of Meko Drive.

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