Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


7:41 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village - Someone reported vandalism to a parking lot and vehicle on 20600 block of Chief Fuller Way.

8:49 a.m., Tuolumne - A woman reported fraudulent charges totaling $108 to her debit card. The card was reportedly used in West Palm Beach, Fla. The woman said she closed her account and was reimbursed by her bank.

9:59 a.m., Jamestown - Someone reported a gate was forced open at a residence on the 13700 block of Lone Bend Road, causing $150 worth of damage.

11:38 a.m., Columbia area - Someone reported that an unknown person cut through the fence of PG&E property and stole a torch set near the intersection of Camp Nine Road and Forest Road 3N03.

11:43 a.m., Tuolumne - Someone reported shotguns, knives and various other items were taken from a motor home on the 17100 block of Cover Ranch Road.

11:59 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village - A small freezer was reportedly taken from in front of store on the 24400 block of Highway 108.

12:38 p.m., Twain Harte - A man reported that someone unknown to him used online banking to transfer $2,000 out of his account without his permission.

3:06 p.m., Jamestown - Someone reportedly broke the front door and door frame of a rental apartment on the 18300 block of Main Street, causing $500 worth of damage.

7:18 p.m., Jamestown - A man on the 18100 block of Fourth Avenue reported two unauthorized transactions to his bank account.


7:40 a.m., Tuolumne - A woman reported a theft from her husband's locked pickup truck on the 18700 block of Pine Street.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


Noon, theft - A man was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting from a store on Mono Way.

1:30 p.m., theft - A person reported a backpack containing personal items was taken from the Mother Lode Fairgrounds on Nov. 27.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:13 a.m., San Andreas - A vehicle was vandalized on Oak Street.

12:12 p.m., Valley Springs - Equipment was reported stolen on Heinemann Drive.

8:13 p.m., Jenny Lind - An assault was reported on Main Street.


1:54 a.m., Arnold - A man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication after he was allegedly letting air out of tires in the White Pines Bar parking lot on Highway 4.

8:48 a.m., Dorrington - More than a cord of firewood was stolen from a porch on Shastan Way.

8:48 a.m., West Point - A trailer was broken into and vandalized on Highway 26.

9:05 a.m., San Andreas - Change was stolen on Ponderosa Way.

12:38 p.m., Campo Seco - A home was broken into on Buckboard Lane.

12:56 p.m., Railroad Flat - Theft was reported on Ridge Road.

1:02 p.m., Wilseyville - A home was broken into on Blue Mountain Road.


11:06 a.m., Copperopolis - Forgery was reported on Steeplechase Drive.

11:07 a.m., Valley Springs - A burglary was reported on Meadowwood Drive.

12:20 p.m., Murphys - Vandalism was reported on Jones Street.


10:34 a.m., Copperopolis - A residence was broken into on Conestoga Trail.

11:20 a.m., West Point - A shed was burglarized on Lilly Valley Court.

11:50 a.m., Valley Springs - A monument was reportedly knocked over by a semi-truck and trailer on the Ospital Road.

12:10 p.m., Murphys - Gasoline was stolen on Rocky Hill Road.

12:29 p.m., West Point - A report was taken for vandalism after a residence was damaged on Winton Road.

1:09 p.m., San Andreas - An arrest was made after someone refused to leave a business on East St. Charles Street.

1:30 p.m., West Point - Someone was reported dumping trash on Bald Mountain Road.


3:20 a.m., Valley Springs - A person on La Contenta Drive reported that two people were trying to break into the golf course.

Felony bookings


2:53 p.m., San Andreas - William Michael Williams, 43, of the 1300 block of Wells Fargo Station Road, Mokelumne Hill, booked on suspicion of being a sex offender failing to update information, and parole violation, after an arrest on Mountain Ranch Road.

6:12 p.m., Copperopolis - Charles John Bent, 57, of the first block of Flagstone Court, booked on suspicion of a sex offender failing to update information, after an arrest at his home.


12:40 p.m., Mountain Ranch - William Darrell Johnson, 31, of the 11100 block of Rodesino South, booked on suspicion of receiving known stolen property and misdemeanor petty theft, after an arrest on the 600 block of Mountain Ranch Road.


10:17 a.m., Copperopolis - Chris Robert Pedro, 53, of the 82200 block of Steeplechase Drive, booked on suspicion of assault with a firearm on a person and misdemeanor battery, after an arrest at his home.


8:38 p.m., West Point - Ruby Fawn Jeff, 31, of the 1100 block of John Eaph Trail, booked on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon with a prior felony conviction and being a felon in possession of a firearm, after an arrest on Highway 26 at Winton Road.


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


8:17 p.m., San Andreas - Raven Marie Chapter, 28, of the 300 block of Mariposa Street, arrested on Highway 49 at Cosgrave Drive.