News of record for September 20, 2012

Union Democrat staff /


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


7:40 a.m., Groveland - A Pine Mountain Lake property owner rammed the main security gate with his vehicle "causing a lot of damage," after being asked for identification before entering.

9:27 a.m., Sonora area - Someone went to the Sheriff's Office to report the theft of a purse and laptop on the 9800 block Highway 49.

1:13 p.m., Columbia - A woman on the 10000 block of Horseshoe Bend Road said fraudulent charges were made to her debit card.

1:25 p.m., Sonora area - Someone alleged a woman stole cash advance checks from a mailbox on the 18300 block of Aarondale Road and wrote checks to herself.

1:46 p.m., Twain Harte - A new gas stove oven was taken from a rental property on the 18800 block of Manzanita Drive.

1:55 p.m., Groveland - A man suspected neighborhood juveniles have been repeatedly vandalizing his condominium on the 19200 block of Salvador Court.

2:27 p.m., Sonora area - A woman on the 17000 block of Oak Tree Lane said someone used her ATM card without her permission.

3:01 p.m., Sonora area - A woman on the 21600 block of Wasatch Mountain Drive said an unknown person was using her 16-year-old son's Social Security number for employment in Los Angeles.

4:16 p.m., Jamestown - A black powder rifle in a black carrying case, about 15 fishing poles and other items were taken during burglary at a residence on the 10100 block of Peppermint Circle.

7:55 p.m., Columbia - A woman said her daughter's iPod was stolen while at Columbia Elementary School. She was tracking the device's location through an Internet program and provided sheriff's deputies with the possible suspect's address. The device was recovered and returned to the victim. Deputies took a theft report and forwarded it to the probation department.


12:49 a.m., Sonora area - A woman said her house was burglarized on the 12800 block of Chukar Circle and $25 in quarters was missing and a wine glass was broken. Sheriff's deputies determined the glass had broken because it wasn't secured properly and the woman found the missing quarters in her car.

Felony bookings


10:40 p.m., Sonora - Dorothy Raquel Clisbee, 27, of the 17200 block of TImber Lane, Soulsbyville, was booked on suspicion of petty theft with a prior conviction and a probation violation, after an arrest at a business on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


11:36 a.m., theft - A man said a woman entered his unlocked residence on North Stewart Street through a screen door and stole about $40 cash. The suspect was last seen walking south on Stewart Street.

11:57 a.m., found property - A man found an empty 9-millimeter ammo clip in a pouch outside of the Tuolumne County Superior Court on North Washington Street. It was unknown who it belonged to, but a report was taken.

1:23 p.m., found property - Someone turned over a cell phone found in Coffill Park on South Washington Street.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


11:19 a.m., San Andreas - An attempted scam was reported at apartments on Lewis Avenue in which the caller posed as the victim's grandchild and asked for money to post bail.

11:22 a.m., Avery - A vehicle was burglarized at Hunter Dam and Moran roads.

1:07 p.m., West Point - A dog was stolen and later returned to its owner on Winton Road.

9:22 p.m., Douglas Flat - A 61-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.


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


10:30 p.m., Valley Springs - Alan Joseph Victor, 56, of the 700 block of Silver Road, was arrested at St. Andrews Road and La Contenta Drive.

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