Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's office reported the following:


6:21 a.m., Columbia - A wallet was stolen from the 11000 block of State Street.

12:17 p.m., Jamestown - A woman slapped another woman twice on the 10300 block of Preston Lane.

2:47 p.m., Columbia - One student punched another student on the 22500 block of Parrotts Ferry Road, giving him a bloody nose and swollen lip.

4:04 p.m., Tuolumne - A fight on the 18600 block of Main Street was deemed to be mutual combat.

4:12 p.m., Sonora area - A woman said her mother tried to burn the daughter's television set, clothes and mattress. Things had calmed down before law enforcement arrived.

10:03 p..m., Moccasin - A man said guns and a dirt bike were stolen from his residence on the 16700 block of Highway 49. An arrest was made.


8:39 a.m., Groveland - A man reported someone siphoned gas from his vehicle at his residence on 19600 block of Cottonwood Street after discovering the fuel door open and the gas cap missing that morning.

10:10 a.m., Sonora area - A man reported someone stole his diabetes and blood pressure medication from his mailbox at his residence on the 21800 block of Longeway Road.

11:03 a.m., Jamestown - A man reported a handgun was stolen sometime between Oct. 15 and 18 from his shop on the 8400 block of Enterprise Drive.

12:04 p.m., East Sonora - A man reported $220 was stolen from his wallet in a locker at a gym on the 13700 block of Mono Way.

4:59 p.m., Columbia - A woman on the 11000 block of State Street reported her male neighbor continuously shows up at her apartment demanding to use her bathroom because his doesn't work.

8:10 p.m., Tuolumne - A woman on the 19500 block of Buchanan Road reported someone broke into her house and took alcohol and cash.


1:34 a.m., Twain Harte - A physical altercation between seven or eight men was reported on the 22900 block of Twain Harte Drive.

1:55 a.m., Twain Harte - Someone broke a window near an ATM at a bank on the 22900 block of Twain Harte Drive.

12:37 p.m., Columbia - A man on the 11000 block of State Street reported someone broke into his vehicle and stole his insurance card, vehicle registration and sunglasses.

4:34 p.m., Crystal Falls - A woman reported there were signs someone had been prowling around on the back deck of her residence on the 21500 block of Eel River Drive.

5:33 p.m., Twain Harte - A person reported tools were stolen from a residence under construction on the 22700 block of Cedar Pines Avenue.


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


8:24 p.m., West County - Sergio Sanchez, 38, of the 1400 block of Santa Fe Avenue, Oakdale, was arrested on Highway 108 west of Keystone.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


10:51 a.m., vandalism - A rock was thrown at a vehicle prior to noon on Nov. 2 on Stockton Road near Mill Villa.

3:06 p.m., suspicious circumstances - Officers were unable to find a man who left a South Washington Street bank with a strong odor of alcohol on him and got into a car to drive away. The Tuolumne County Sheriff's Department and California Highway Patrol were asked to be on the lookout for him.


2:33 p.m., animal complaints - A horse was reportedly loose in a parking lot on South Forest Road. Officers found the owner of the horse and took him to the owner's location.


The Sheriff's Department reports the following:


7 a.m. San Andreas - Vandalism occurred on Hawver Road.

5:28 p.m., Wallace - Petty theft occurred on Quail Oaks Road.


11:05 a.m., West Point - Burglary was reported on Matson Lane.

11:55 a.m., West Point - An unoccupied stolen vehicle was found on the side of the road near the intersection of Highway 26 and Stanley Road.

12:34 p.m., Campo Seco - A gate was reportedly damaged on Arkansas Ferry Road.

3:55 p.m., Valley Springs - A physical fight occurred on Laurel Street.

4:39 p.m., West Point - A theft was reported on Grinding Rock Court.


12:32 p.m., San Andreas - Vandalism was reported on Mountain Ranch Road.

5:10 p.m., Angels Camp - Vandalism was reported on Frogtown Road.

Felony bookings


2:51 a.m., San Andreas - Michael Anthony Rector II, 23, of the 100 block of Sequoia Avenue, Valley Springs, was booked on suspicion of evading police with disregard for public safety, after an arrest near the intersection of Heney Lane and Silver Rapids Road.

2 p.m., Angels Camp - Joseph Christian Gomez, 44, of the 300 block of South Main Street, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest at his home.


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


1:35 a.m., San Andreas - John Andrew Brasesco, 61, of the 23800 block of Leisure Drive, Twain Harte, was arrested on Highway 49 at Treat Avenue.

2:10 a.m., Angels Camp - Isaac Anthony Wasik, 21, of the 6000 block of Hawver Road, Mokelumne Hill, was arrested on the 200 block of South Main Street.

9:07 p.m., Valley Springs - Troy David Kubin, 33, of the 800 block of St. Andrews Street, was arrested near the intersection of Highway 26 and Jenny Lind Road.