Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Department reported the following:


8:21 a.m., San Andreas - A burglary was reported on Gold Strike Road.

8:25 a.m., Angels Camp - A burglary was reported at a business on Highway 49.

12:45 p.m., Angels Camp - Grand theft was reported on Yankee Hill Road.

4:14 p.m., Angels Camp - A caller on Main Street reported that someone in a small red car was driving under influence and went off the road and in the wrong lave several times.

Felony bookings


8 a.m., Valley Springs - Russell Alan Moore, 51, of the 3300 block of Hartvickson Lane, Valley Springs, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and the misdemeanor charge of possessing drug paraphernalia, after an arrest at his home.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


6:14 a.m., Sonora - A man said that a house on the 23900 block of Pack Trail Road had a shattered window and the blinds cut.

6:31 a.m., Twain Harte - A caller reported that someone shot paintballs at vehicles on the 22400 block of Tuolumne Road North.

9:34 a.m., Jamestown - Someone was arrested for using drugs on North Drive.

12:25 p.m., Jamestown - A caller reported that someone was violating a restraining order and sleeping at a church on the 18100 block of Seco Street.

3:21 p.m., Sonora - A truck was reported stolen on the 20900 block of Maurice Lane.

7:42 p.m., Columbia - A caller reported woman was assaulted with a hammer and given emergency medical treatment on the 22800 block of Valley Quail Road.

8:43 p.m., Sonora - A caller reported that a firework was set off at the 13000 block of Beckwith Road.

10:55 p.m. Jamestown - A man on the 10300 block of Ninth Street reported that a young woman wearing black was hiding in the bushes of his yard.


2:40 a.m., Sonora - A man reported that he was assaulted on the 20500 block of Flora Lane.

3:13 a.m., Sonora area - A woman on the 18100 block of Olds Ferry Ward reported that a bag of money was stolen from her car.


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


5:51 p.m., Sonora area - Lilia Del Carmen Vargas, 43, of an unknown address, arrested on Highway 108 west of Highway 49.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


2:21 p.m., suspicious circumstances - Someone reported that a suspicious vehicle with its windows broken had been sitting outside a business on Mono Way overnight.

4:30 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A caller reported that an infant was left unattended in a parked car. When officers responded they discovered the mother laying down in the back seat.

4:51 p.m., animal complaints - A woman on Banner Drive said reported that two pit bulls attacked her neighbor's dog.


3:14 a.m., vandalism - A woman was arrested after punching out a window on a house on Ayba Street.

Felony bookings


5:01 a.m., Sonora - Jarrod Anthony Fernandez, 28, of an unknown address, was booked on suspicion of assault at the 22100 block of Feather River Drive.

10:15 a.m., Sonora - Charles Anthony Koehn, 28, of an unknown address, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and parole violation at the 700 block on Stockton Road.