News of record for Nov. 10, 2011

Union Democrat staff /


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


7:53 a.m., Tuolumne - A man reported that a compound bow, bone saw, wood saw, bag of toys, heart monitor, binoculars, checks, seven arrows and three hunting knives were stolen from his vehicle on the 19900 block of Hani Drive.

3:55 p.m., Columbia - A man on the 12500 block of Big Hill Road reported a box of medical marijuana was taken from his residence.


2:19 a.m., East Sonora - Two men believed to be in their early 20s were spotted running from behind a salon near the 14600 block of Mono Way and reportedly had started a small fire. Deputies reported the items that were burning appeared to be from a postal office. Cal Fire responded to the scene to put out the fire and complete a criminal report.

Felony bookings


1:22 a.m., west county - Michelle Monique Brown, 39, of the 100 block of South Abbie Avenue, Empire, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest on Highway 120 west of Green Springs Road.

9:56 p.m., Jamestown area - Kari Lee Faughnan, 49, of the 7000 block of O'Byrnes Ferry Road, was booked on suspicion of assault after an arrest at her home.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


9:07 a.m., drug offenses - A student at Sonora High School was taken to the school's office on suspicion of marijuana possession. An officer took a report for marijuana possession for sales and the boy was released to his parents at the school.

9:36 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A man at Sonora Terrace Apartments on Greenley Road was admonished for misusing 911. He reportedly called to inquire about whether he could use his girlfriend's credit card without permission. Officers suspected the man had been drinking.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10:03 a.m., Valley Springs - An arrest on suspicion of criminal contempt was made on Pardini Place.

10:26 a.m., West Point - A residence was burglarized on Rabbit Foot Road.

10:33 a.m., Wilseyville - Buildings were reportedly broken into on Railroad Flat Road.

1:39 p.m., Valley Springs - The windows were shattered out of a pickup truck on Hartvickson Lane.


8:04 a.m., Railroad Flat - Assault with a deadly weapon occurred on Railroad Flat Road.

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