News of record for July 5, 2012

Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


2:30 a.m., East Sonora - A woman on who said she was kidnapped from The Junction shopping center and assaulted was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.

11:59 a.m., Sonora area - A man on the 17100 block of Valley Oak Drive thought the cable guy stole his teacup chihuahua but ended up finding it later.


11:37 a.m., Jamestown - A woman in Tracy said her purse was stolen at a business on the 16900 block of Chicken Ranch Road.

3:42 p.m., Sonora - Someone claimed that a woman stole jewelry and a credit card from a residence on the 17600 block of Yosemite Road.

8:32 p.m., Twain Harte - Someone called to report a 20-gauge shotgun was stolen during a burglary at a residence on the 23100 block of Chamise Drive.

9:02 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on the 17700 block of Rolling Hills Boulevard received a call from a man Friday stating she had a virus on her computer. She later realized she had been scammed.

Felony bookings


4:45 a.m., Sonora area - Roy Allan Chandler Jr., 26, transient, was booked on suspicion of assault and burglary, after an arrest on the 19500 block of Callahan Road.

7:36 p.m., Twain Harte - Brian Henry Wilkins, 27, of the 22800 block of Miners Avenue, was booked on suspicion of robbery and committing a felony while released on bail, after an arrest on the 22900 block of Miners Avenue.

9:15 p.m., Jamestown - Pamela Lynn Patterson, 55, unknown address, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, after an arrest on Highway 120 at Keystone.


3:59 a.m., Soulsbyville area - David Earl Guerin, 28, of Sonora, was booked on suspicion of assault, after an arrest on the 16600 block of Allison Way.


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


2:30 p.m., Tuolumne area - Bradley Jay Wolfley, 47, of the 1600 block of Sylvan Avenue, Modesto, arrested at River Ranch Campground on Cottonwood Road.

10:10 p.m., Phoenix Lake area - Jeffry Hugh Cochrane, 56, of the 3700 block of Farmhill Boulevard, Redwood City, arrested on Forest Road SN5L near Kewin Mill Road and Estralita Drive.


1:34 a.m., Jamestown area - Jackie Lee Grider, 48, of Kentucky, arrested on Highway 49 at Montezuma Junction.

7:19 p.m., Sonora area - Robert Michael Gomez, 24, of the 18700 block of Main Street, Tuolumne, arrested on Standard Road south of Mono Way.

8:05 p.m., Soulsbyville area - Michah Don Hicks, 27, of an unknown address, arrested on Soulsbyville Road at Highway 108.


1:30 a.m., East Sonora - Carl Scott Wolther, 63, of the 19100 block of Hillsdale Drive, arrested at Old Wards Ferry Road and Highway 108.

7:45 p.m., Twain Harte area - Robert Joseph Byrnes, 47, of the 35600 block of Cabral Drive, Fremont, arrested at South Fork and Little Fuller roads.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


9:53 a.m., animal complaints - A 30-year-old woman was cited on suspicion of having dogs at large after an officer responded to Cielo Vista Way and found two dogs loose in the area.

11:14 a.m., traffic accidents - There was a non-injury accident involving a Tuolumne County fire prevention vehicle at South Washington and Lytton streets.

12:47 p.m., traffic violations - A 70-year-old woman was cited on suspicion of failing to obey an officer on Sanguinetti Road.

2:49 p.m., theft - A report was taken for the theft of medications from a man's unlocked apartment on Greenley Road.

8:57 p.m., weapons violations - Someone on Fairview Lane heard several firecrackers set off near the area. Officers were unable to locate any suspects.

11:55 p.m., public intoxication - A 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication at Sonora Regional Medical Center after becoming agitated when hospital staff would not let him in the birthing center to see his child because of his alleged intoxication.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:36 a.m., Campo Seco - Theft was reported on Buckboard Lane.

7:17 p.m., Camp Connell - A home was broken into on Shoshone Drive.

7:32 p.m., Wallace - A person was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on Whalen Road.

11:04 p.m., Angels Camp - A public intoxication arrest was made on Murphys Grade Road.


7:12 a.m., Valley Springs - A house was egged on Gold Nugget Drive.

9:03 a.m., Wallace - Someone called to report a theft on Ospital Road.

Felony bookings


1:10 a.m., Valley Springs - Michael Garner Ward, 26, of the 30 block of Pelican Place, booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, after an arrest on the 30 block of Pelican Place.

10 a.m., San Andreas - Joseph Frank Solar III, 38, of the 1800 block of Gold Strike Road, booked on suspicion of illegal possession of a firearm, after an arrest on Lewis Avenue.


8:48 a.m., San Andreas - Krista Lyn Jardine, 25, of the 400 block of East Saint Charles Street, was booked on suspicion of second-degree burglary, after an arrest at her home.

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