News of record for September 11, 2012

Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10:05 a.m., Don Pedro - A man exposed himself three times at the Lake Don Pedro Association's Hacienda pool Wednesday while children were present. His key access to the pool has been canceled.

10:57 p.m., Phoenix Lake area - A woman on the 21100 block of Phoenix Lake Road said a man just beat her up.

11:58 a.m., Sonora area - Several mailboxes on Lyons Bald Mountain Road for residences on Scattergood Road were opened and mail was stolen from them.

7:25 p.m., Groveland - Four older men were smoking marijuana in the parking lot of a restaurant on the 18700 block of Highway 120.

9:12 p.m., Twain Harte - A woman was arrested on suspicion of knocking on a door on the 23000 block of Twain Harte Drive in violation of a restraining order.

10:19 p.m., Tuolumne - A woman tore off the screen door of a residence on the 18000 block of Mount Eaton Road.


9:28 a.m., East Sonora - A transient woman on the 13700 block of Mono Way said someone took her tent and daypack, along with her wallet and various identification cards.

12:02 p.m., Jamestown area - A bicycle and dirt bike were stolen from the 20100 block of Jamestown Road, damaging a storage room and trailer in the process.

1:17 p.m., Sonora area - People were possibly squatting on property at Fortuna Mine Road and White Thorn Way.

3:17 p.m., East Sonora - A 30-year-old man was passed out under a Blazer at a fast food restaurant on the 13700 block of Mono Way. An ambulance was called.

3:56 p.m., Crystal Falls -A man on the 16800 block of American River Drive West said his father gave out his Social Security number to someone pretending to be a telemarketer.

4:12 p.m., East Sonora - Four tires were stolen from a business on the 14900 block of Camage Avenue.

4:13 p.m., Sonora area - A woman on the 16800 block of June Court said there were three fraudulent charges on her credit card.

4:34 p.m., Sonora area -A woman on the 17900 block of Avenida Bonita said her husband was the victim of an online scam and gave out two credit card numbers and his Social Security number.

6:35 p.m., East Sonora - A woman at a business on the 14200 block of Mono Way said another woman spit in her face and punched her car. The store got video surveillance footage of the incident.

8 p.m., Jamestown - A 50-year-old woman was arrested at a business on the 18100 block of Highway 108 on suspicion of misusing 911.


3:15 p.m., East Sonora - A 24-year-old woman was accused of stealing merchandise from a business on the 13700 block of Mono Way.

6:51 p.m., Sonora area -A man walked into someone's home on the 17700 block of Lucky Strike Trail and asked where "Dana" was, but the homeowner didn't know anyone named "Dana." The man left the person's house and was last seen walking toward Longeway Road.

10:21 p.m., Pinecrest -Someone said there was a drunk man at Pinecrest Campground trying to cut down a tree with a hatchet.

Felony bookings


2:32 p.m., Tuolumne - Ryan Ray Timmons, 25, of the 19300 block of Porto Fino Road, was booked on suspicion of battery with serious bodily injury and a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest, after an arrest at his home.


5:56 p.m., Jamestown - Tony Cole Verkuyl, 24, of the 18200 block of Ninth Avenue, was booked on suspicion of assault, making criminal threats, false imprisonment, and misdemeanor charges of exhibiting a deadly weapon other than a firearm and resisting arrest, after an arrest at his home.


9:50 a.m., Jamestown -Eva Louise Escobar, 40, of the 100 block of Preston Lane, was booked on suspicion of assault, after an arrest at her home.

3:49 p.m., Columbia - Roxann Marie Tracy, 25, of the 1300 block of Old Melones Dam Road, Jamestown, was booked on suspicion of vehicle theft, possession of stolen property and drug possession, after an arrest on the 21900 block of Springfield Road.

5:37 p.m., Jamestown - Alexander Nathan Parra, 21, of the 10500 block of Eighth Street, was booked on suspicion of assault and making criminal threats, after an arrest at Eighth Street and Fifth Avenue.

5:45 p.m., Pinecrest - Amber Kay Martinez, 21, of the 17500 block of Wilde Oak Drive, Jamestown, was booked on suspicion of concentrated cannabis possession, after an arrest at the Pinecrest day use area.


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


12:33 a.m., Tulloch Reservoir -Dempsey Kevin Tapley, 48, of the 11500 block of Grayson Road, Denair, was arrested on Tulloch Dam Road north of Highway 120.

3:36 p.m., Phoenix Lake area - Gary Allen Graham Jr., 23, of the 16300 block of Big Hill Road, was arrested on Phoenix Lake Road east of Fallview Drive.

5:55 p.m., Sonora - Janice Lynn Cortez, 54, of the 18200 block of Ninth Street, Jamestown, was arrested at Stockton Road and Ponderosa Lane.

8:47 p.m., South County -Baltazar Espinosa Castro, 46, of the 700 block of Kerr Avenue, Modesto, was arrested on Highway 120 at Keystone.


7 p.m., Sonora - Bruce Darrell Eads III, 21, of the 2900 block of Single Tree Road, Copperopolis, was arrested on Highway 108 at Mono Way.

10:03 p.m., East Sonora -Nathan Anthony Luque, 28, of the 23100 block of Mark Twain Drive, Twain Harte, was arrested on Highway 108 at Hess Avenue.


6:35 a.m., Jamestown - Christian Brent Corson, 33, of the 21800 block of Crystal Falls Drive, was arrested at Wigwam and Jamestown roads.

6:30 p.m., Jamestown - Ernest Byron Boswell, 61, of the 10600 block of Wigwam Road, was arrested on Golf Links Road at Highway 49.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


5:35 a.m., controlled substances - Sixty controlled substance pills were accidentally prescribed for a patient instead of the six intended. Sonora Regional Medical Center asked for help finding the patient and recovering the extra pills because of concern for the person's safety.

12:40 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A woman selling DVDs out of her car at the corner of South Washington and Linoberg streets was admonished not to sell items on the street.

10:03 p.m., theft - An 18-year-old man was in custody on suspicion of theft at Walmart on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.


10:09 a.m., fight - An anonymous caller reported a man and woman in a physical fight on Columbia Way. Officers arrived and the man and woman denied fighting, there were no signs of injuries.

4:52 p.m., reckless driving - Someone reported a possibly intoxicated driver on Greenley Road. Officers conducted a traffic stop and determined the driver was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs but suffers from an existing medical condition and was transported to the hospital.

5:39 p.m., controlled substances - A 36-year-old man was arrested and booked into Tuolumne County Jail on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia in front of a business on Sanguinetti Road.


1:25 a.m., public intoxication - A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and resisting arrest at a business on Stockton Road.

2:28 p.m., reckless driving -A caller said a possibly intoxicated driver "staggered out" of a liquor store on Restano Way and got into a vehicle going north toward downtown Sonora.


The Sheriff's Department reported the following:


3:55 p.m., Valley Springs - An arrest was made after law enforcement responded to a disturbance on Pardini Place.

6:08 p.m., Murphys - A dog turned out to be the likely culprit in the case of a cut phone cord on Dogwood Drive.


11:16 a.m., San Andreas - A shoplifter was detained and arrested at Treats General Store on East Saint Charles Street.

12:21 p.m., Mokelumne Hill - Inappropriate texting was reported on Main Street.


10:55 a.m., San Andreas -A 35-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a drug and possessing a hypodermic needle on the 3700 block of Highway 49.

1:15 p.m., Campo Seco - A residence was burglarized on Buckboard Lane.

4 p.m., Arnold - A report was taken for a fight on Pine Drive.


7:24 a.m., Valley Springs - Someone wearing a backpack jumped a fence and was hiding in an orchard on Milton Road.

Felony bookings


1:35 p.m., Angels Camp - Christy Lynn Willcox, 48, of the 1100 block of Bret Harte Drive, was booked on suspicion of assault, after an arrest at Highway 49 and Bret Harte Drive.


11:30 a.m., San Andreas - William Carl Hunt, 20, of the 300 block of Sunset Street, was booked on suspicion of burglary and a misdemeanor charge of petty theft, after an arrest at a business on the 100 block of East Saint Charles Street.

6 p.m., Valley Springs - Dustin Edward Walker, 26, of the 1000 block of Mockingbird Hill Lane, was booked on suspicion of possession of stolen property and a parole violation, after an arrest on the 700 block of Quail Oaks Road.


8:53 p.m., Angels Camp - Jerry Wayne Cook, 61, of the 9700 block of Robin Lane, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon other than a firearm, after an arrest at his home.

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