News of record for Dec. 28, 2011

Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10:19 a.m., Columbia - A woman on the 11000 block of State Street said she found a broken "weed pipe" near her stairs.

1:02 p.m., Twain Harte - An employee at a store on the 22900 block of Joaquin Gully Road received a call from an unknown person claiming to be a "salesperson" and asking the employee for credit card or banking information to complete an order. The employee gave out the information before realizing it was a scam. Fraudulent transactions were made totaling $4,000.

3:42 p.m., Sonora area - A "no trespassing" sign was vandalized on the 24100 block of Oxbow Lane North.

6:16 p.m., Groveland - A person on the 12500 block of Mount Jefferson Street said their 9-year-old niece saw a man with a long beard and short hair and wearing black pants with holes in them looking through the windows of the residence. Deputies arriving at the scene were unable to locate a man fitting the description.

9:45 p.m., Long Barn - A person called regarding the theft of wood on the 24900 block of Highway 108.

Felony bookings


12:27 p.m., Sonora area - Lawrence Anthony Beenblossom, 26, of the 2500 block of Bella Vista Avenue, Martinez, was booked on suspicion of possessing, manufacturing or selling a dangerous weapon, after an arrest on Highway 108 at Cavalieri Road.

9:03 p.m., Sonora - Kelly Ann Mogg, 23, unknown residence, was booked on suspicion of possession of marijuana or hashish, after an arrest on Sanguinetti Road at Mono Way.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9 a.m., San Andreas - Someone broke into a business on Highway 49.

12:38 p.m., West Point - A theft occurred on Bald Mountain Road.

3:44 p.m., West Point - A burglary occurred on Bummerville Road.

3:46 p.m., Burson - A vandalism report was taken on South Camanche Parkway.

Felony bookings


9:10 p.m., Burson - Craig Anthony McCarl, 33, of the 700 block of Lawson Road, Valley Springs, was booked on suspicion of possessing, manufacturing or selling a dangerous weapon; drug possession; and growing marijuana, after an arrest on Highway 12 at Messing Road.


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


6:58 p.m., Burson - Patrick Daniel Spurr, 30, of the 6300 block of Abouaf Court, Valley Springs, was arrested on Highway 26 at Garner Place.

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