News of Record for May 11, 2012

Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:16 a.m., Strawberry - A cabin at Deadman Flat on Highway 108 was burglarized.

12:13 p.m., Columbia - A lawn mower was stolen from a residence on the 22400 block of South Airport Road.

3:23 p.m., Big Oak Flat - A man said he owns 160 acres off of Priest Coulterville Road and discovered that someone built corrals and a water tank on his property when he looked on Google Earth. He said someone was using the property for cattle and he and his brother wanted to shoot the cattle. The man was told to confirm a possible trespass in person and not to rely on Google Earth.

5:23 p.m., Soulsbyville - A woman on the 20600 block of Steven Court said unknown suspects entered her house through a kitchen window and stole her son's Xbox and video games.

Felony bookings


2:45 p.m., Tuolumne - Mathew James Burbey, 45, of the 12800 block of Chukar Circle, Sonora, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and resisting arrest, after an arrest at Bay Street and Cherry Valley Boulevard North.

10:43 p.m., Sonora - Jim Dyer Stone, 36, of an unknown block of Jamestown Road, was booked on suspicion of possession of a concealed weapon, after an arrest at South Washington Street and Highway 108.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


11:22 a.m., animal complaints - Someone said that a resident on Shaws Flat Road was keeping more than 25 cats and some of them were pregnant. An officer arrived at the residence and couldn't see any cats through the window. The officer was invited in by the owner and confirmed there were no cats and only one bird.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:

Felony bookings


10:07 p.m., Angels Camp - Debra Jo Irby-Anderson, 60, of the 4900 block of East Highway 4, Murphys, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, bringing drugs into a jail and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, after an arrest on the 1100 block of South Main Street.


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


8:50 p.m., San Andreas area - Noah Shane Becker, 22, of the 200 block of Woodside Drive, Sonora, was arrested on Highway 49 north of Mountain Ranch.

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