Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:50 a.m., Jamestown - A woman said someone took lighted deer Christmas decorations from the front yard of her residence on the 17500 block of Twin Oak Drive.

12:42 p.m., Don Pedro - Someone said they saw men cutting down trees from private vacant lots near the 5100 block of Fuente De Flores and were loading the wood into a white pickup truck. The men were gone when deputies arrived and the caller was advised to notify the landowner, who could file a theft report.

2:46 p.m., Columbia - A man reported a burglary to his garage on the 21900 block of Springfield Road.

3:03 p.m., Sonora area - A man on the 19800 block of Grace Way said four different fraudulent charges were attempted in Arizona on his Bank of America ATM card.

3:14 p.m., Jamestown - A man from the 10500 block of Seventh Street was in the Sheriff's Office lobby to report two fraudulent charges totaling $426 made to his ATM card in Oklahoma City, Okla.

3:34 p.m., Sonora Meadows - A man on the 16700 block of Sallander Drive said fraudulent charges were made on two of his credit cards from different banks.

4:08 p.m., Groveland - There was a report of mountain lion attacking a cow on the 10500 block of Smith Station Road.

4:29 p.m., East Sonora - A 23-year-old man was cited on suspicion of shoplifting from a store on the 13700 block of Mono Way.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


7:49 a.m., fraud - A woman on Rose Street said someone gained access to her ATM card and made purchases in the Banning area.

2:56 p.m., trespassing - Someone said the donation jar at a book store on South Washington Street was missing money after two men entered and left the store. An officer found the two men and the caller requested they be trespassed from the business.

7:35 p.m., fraud - A woman on Shaws Flat Road said there were fraudulent charges on her ATM card.

10:28 p.m., public intoxication - A 33-year-old woman was booked on suspicion of public intoxication, after an arrest in a women's restroom on Sanguinetti Road.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:05 a.m., Valley Springs - A report was taken for metal that was stolen on Lime Creek Road.

9:44 a.m., San Andreas - Someone was arrested for public intoxication at Calaveras County Superior Court.

4:23 p.m., Murphys - A burglary occurred on Old Powerhouse Road.