Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:13 a.m., Twain Harte - A man on the 22400 block of Tuolumne Road North reported that someone broke the windshield of his car and threw items out of it.

12:23 p.m., Tuolumne - A man on the 20200 block of Eastview Drive said someone used his personal information to open a bank account.

12:59 p.m., Sonora area - A woman reported someone burglarized her residence on the 19000 block of Lambert Lake Road. She reported she came home to find her garage door open, garage window shattered and a dirt bike missing.

1:17 p.m., East Sonora - A person cleaning out a shed on the 19400 of Hillsdale Drive reportedly found a metal container with dynamite in it and a box containing loose gun powder.

3:26 p.m., Sonora area - Two computer monitors were reportedly taken from Avalon Health Care on Greenley Road over the past 10 days.

3:29 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on the 10300 block of Willow Street reported she suspected someone stole her slippers from inside her home.

7:56 p.m., Crystal Falls - A woman on the 16900 block of Columbia River Drive reported she caught someone trying to break into her Jeep. She reported being outside on her porch when she heard her vehicle's door shut. She looked around the corner and yelled and saw a person running away toward Crystal Falls Drive.

11:13 p.m., Twain Harte - Large debris including a hot tub were reportedly dumped in the middle of Strauch Drive.


3:40 a.m., Tuolumne - Security guards reportedly found a bag of methamphetamine on the gaming floor of Black Oak Casino. Deputies recovered the bag of drugs and booked it for destruction.

Felony bookings


3:45 a.m., Tuolumne - Cecil Gregory Rodriguez, 63, of the 1500 block of Teresa Street, Modesto, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest at Black Oak Casino.

11:27 p.m., Sonora area - Justin Arthur White, 32, a transient, was booked on suspicion of assault and criminal threats, after an arrest on Highway 49 north of Pesce Way.


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


8:20 a.m., Jamestown - Dante Sanchez Paloma, 42, of the 23600 block of Porcina Way, Columbia, was arrested in the Sierra Conservation Center parking lot.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


2:07 p.m., animal complaints - Someone reportedly placed a dead raccoon on the roof of a person's vehicle while it was parked in front of the baseball field on Shaws Flat Road.

4:25 p.m., burglary - A man reported his residence on Highlands View Drive was burglarized. The man said he hadn't been home since Oct. 25 and when he arrived, he found someone had entered through his side garage door and stolen several items.


Sheriff's logs were not available.


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


11:50 p.m., Valley Springs - Amy Kathryn Pedersen, 49, of the 5800 block of Highway 26, was arrested on the 100 block of Vista Del Lago Drive.