Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10:52 a.m., Sonora area - A woman on the 18700 block of Dusty Trail said medical identification cards and prescription medication was recently stolen from her purse.

12:43 p.m., Tuolumne - Someone on the 17800 block of Apple Colony Road called to report credit card fraud.

1:19 p.m., Groveland - A woman on the 20700 block of Big Foot Circle said someone stole her debit card and recently used it.

1:34 p.m., Sonora area - Someone stole a woman's purse from her unlocked vehicle while she was at a business on the 14200 block of Tuolumne Road.

2:14 p.m., East Sonora - A business on the 13700 block of Mono Way caught a theft in progress on surveillance cameras and requested law enforcement.

3:46 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on the 18200 block of Golden Oaks Drive was trying to rent an apartment in San Francisco on the Internet and sent $800 to a business in Texas that she later found out was a fraudulent company.

6:13 p.m., Groveland - A man on the 11800 block of Ponderosa Lane said a woman hit him over the head with a blender and left in a dark blue Chevy S-10 pickup. Sheriff's dispatchers reported both the man and woman had been drinking. An arrest was made.

10:21 p.m., Columbia - A woman and her husband on the 12400 block of Covington Road said there were people with painted faces and dressed in camouflage clothing that were hiding in their trees. A Sheriff's deputy arrived and shined a flashlight on the trees they pointed out, but no one was in them. The couple started shooting at the trees with a BB gun as the Sheriff's deputy was leaving. The deputy reported seeing no signs of intoxication and no houses were in the direction they were shooting.

10:34 p.m., Jamestown - A 21-year-old man wearing a bathing suit knocked on the door of a residence on the 13100 block of Tulloch Road and asked for a ride back to the lake. He then started yelling to call 911 because he couldn't get back to the lake. The caller said the man wouldn't leave and was just standing on the porch. The man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.

Felony bookings


7:45 p.m., Groveland - Theresa Margaret Hill, 53, of the 11800 block of Ponderosa Lane, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon other than a firearm, after an arrest at her home.

8:06 p.m., Tuolumne - Yobart Franso Ammo, 63, of the 2000 block of Elwen Way, Modesto, and Efrain Villalobos Jr., 48, of Novell Court, Modesto, were booked on suspicion of drug possession, after arrests at Nonies and Cherokee roads.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


10:09 a.m., vandalism - Someone used a key to scratch a gang-related word on the back of a vehicle parked at apartments on Greenley Road.

10:13 a.m., traffic accidents - Two vehicles were involved in an accident that was blocking the road on South Washington Street. Officers responded and confirmed minor injuries to one of the drivers who declined medical attention at the scene.

10:38 a.m., burglary - Someone cut the soft top off a vehicle parked on Summit Avenue and stole the stereo sometime during the night.

1:23 p.m., traffic accidents - A red or maroon Dodge pickup sideswiped a vehicle parked on Morning Star Drive and drove away.

1:52 p.m., theft - Sometime overnight someone siphoned gas out of a vehicle parked on Terrace Avenue.

5:59 p.m., vandalism - Another person called to complain that someone keyed a vehicle parked at apartments on Greenley Road.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


12:47 p.m., Burson - A residence on Keystone Way was burglarized. A swamp cooler was stolen along with several other items.

3:34 p.m., Jenny Lind - A man dressed in women's undergarments was camping out past a gazebo on Daphne Street. An arrest was made.

Felony bookings


12:55 p.m., West Point - Agripini Medina Gallvan, 39, of Tosco, Wash., was booked on suspicion of brandishing a firearm in the presence of a peace officer, after an arrest on the 900 block of Stanley Road.

11:20 p.m., San Andreas - Daniel Lloyd Steinhoff, 20, of the 2400 block of Morgan Trail Road, Clayton, was booked on suspicion of burglary and possession of stolen property, after an arrest on the 400 block of West Saint Charles Street.