News of record for Nov. 23, 2011

Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Department reported the following:


8:38 a.m., Sonora area - A man on the 12800 block of Chukar Circle reported someone stole his $150 shoes that he left on his porch overnight.

1:45 p.m., Groveland - A person reported a gas line had been cut on a vehicle parked on the 18700 block of Main Street.

Felony bookings


3:03 a.m., Tuolumne - Able Torres, 29, of the 1700 block of Brookings Court, Ceres, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, after an arrest on Striker Court.

11:30 a.m., Hughson - Jacob Arthur Spiller, 36, unknown address, was booked on suspicion of child abuse in a case related to Tuolumne County, after arrest on the 2000 block of Tully Road, Hughson.

1:50 p.m., Sonora - Theodore Ribeiro Jr., 54, of the 20500 block of Jackass Hill Road, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, after an arrest near Lyons and Stewart streets.

2:04 p.m., Tuolumne - Terry Paul Keever, 55, of the 20700 block of Ponderosa Way, was booked on suspicion of receiving stolen property, after an arrest at his home.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


11:22 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A man was cited for possessing alcohol in a park after he was found laying on a bench in Coffill Park with an open bottle of alcohol next to him.

1:34 p.m., domestic violence - A man was arrested after allegedly hitting a woman with her purse on South Stewart Street.

3:08 p.m., public intoxication - A man was arrested for public intoxication after allegedly falling down on Cowan Street.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


11:27 a.m., Valley Springs - A driver was issued a citation after someone reported a vehicle driving in circles in a cul-de-sac near the intersection of Heney and Butler lanes.

9:26 p.m., Angels Camp - A residence was burglarized on Meacham Ranch Road.


11:26 a.m., West Point - Items were stolen from a vehicle that was broken into on Pioneer Road.

2:20 p.m., Arnold - Toiletry items were reported stolen on Rawhide Drive.

4:34 p.m., West Point - A residence was burglarized on Cemetery Lane.

4:37 p.m., Arnold - An attempted burglary occurred on Meadowview Road.

6:10 p.m., Valley Springs - A report for grand theft was taken on Baldwin Street.

8:14 p.m., Valley Springs - An arrest was made for felony vandalism on Wade Lane.

10:59 p.m., Murphys - An arrest was made for public intoxication on Foxglove Court.

Felony bookings


7:35 p.m., Valley Springs - Camron Gene Patelzick, 38, of the 6400 block of Evergreen Road, was booked on suspicion of DUI causing great bodily injury, after an arrest at his home.

11:56 p.m., Copperopolis - Pedro Antonio Escoto, 44, of the 500 block of Poker Flat Road, was booked on suspicion of child endangerment, after an arrest at his home.


12:10 a.m., Angels Camp - Matthew Eugene Cowan, 30, of the 700 block of Dads Road, was booked on suspicion of assault, after an arrest at a different residence on the 700 block of Dads Road.


9:24 p.m., Valley Springs - Dan Marcus Valdez, 53, of the 11700 block of Wade Lane, was booked on suspicion of vandalism causing more than $400 in damages, after an arrest at his home.

10:02 p.m., Valley Springs - Brandon Robert Norris, 21, of the 100 block of Laurel Street, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest on Daphne Street at Chestnut Street.


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


8:30 p.m., Mokelumne Hill - Robert Scott King, 24, of the 10000 block of Swiss Ranch Road, Mountain Ranch, was arrested on Highway 26 east of Buckeye Lane.

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