News of record for Dec. 14, 2011

Union Democrat staff /


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:06 a.m., Groveland - A woman on the 20400 block of Ferretti Road said her bank card was used fraudulently in Inglewood.

9:09 a.m., Tuolumne - A woman on the 18400 block of Tuolumne Road reported her wedding set jewelry stolen.

12:05 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on the 10300 block of Preston Lane said she found a container of methamphetamine in her apartment.

12:59 p.m., East Sonora - A 35-year-old woman was caught shoplifting on the 13700 block of Mono Way.

1:51 p.m., Sonora area - A woman was assaulted on Greenoaks Court.

Felony bookings


1:26 p.m., East Sonora - Lorraine Marie Giddings, 35, of the 15500 block of Del Parque Court, and Chonnie Marie Lima, 31, of the 19800 block of Via Redonda, were both booked on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud and burglary, after arrests at a store on the 13700 block of Mono Way.

11:58 p.m., Sonora area - Mathew James Burbey, 45, of the 11600 block of Parkview Lane, Tuolumne, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest on South Sunshine Road at North Sunshine Road.

4:15 p.m., Sonora - Robert Leroy Kurts, 44, of the 18100 block of Sleepy Hollow Road, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest at Tuolumne County Jail.

4:25 p.m., Jamestown - Levi Jasper Wheeler, 32, of the 20000 block of Waif Mine Road, East Sonora, was booked on suspicion of assault, after an arrest on the 9800 block of Victoria Place.


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


8:53 p.m., Sonora - Carrie Lynn Erickson, 54, of the 15100 block of Potato Ranch Road, was arrested at Sonora Regional Medical Center.

10:29 p.m., Jamestown - Nathan Paul Sanz, 31, of the 13700 block of Algerine Wards Ferry Road, was arrested on Chicken Ranch Road at Nelson Road.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


9:43 a.m., drugs - A caller reported drugs possibly being sold on Olive Street.

1:51 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A man was allegedly taking inappropriate pictures of female employees at a restaurant on the 700 block of Mono Way.


The Sheriff's Department reported the following:


11:29 a.m., Valley Springs - Grand theft was reported on Stabulis Road.

3:10 p.m., Valley Springs - Grand theft was reported on Lime Creek Road.

3:54 p.m., Avery - A home was broken into on Love Creek Road.


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


11:20 p.m., Valley Springs - James Franklin Hand, 46, of Campo Seco, was arrested on Highway 12 west of Double Springs Road.


8:50 p.m., Copperopolis - Rafael Mendoza, 56, of the 2700 block of Canoe Street, was arrested on the 3500 block of Spangler Lane.

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