Lacey Peterson
The Union Democrat


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


3:03 p.m., Jamestown - A woman said her child's bicycle was stolen from Jamestown Elementary School on the 18200 block of Fifth Avenue. It was described as a "Stolen Casino" BMX bike.

3:53 p.m., East Sonora - A man was detained for shoplifting from a business on the 13700 block of Mono Way. He was cited and released.

4:01 p.m., Sonora - The real estate agent of a residence on the 20800 block of Longeway Road said the home had been broken into and her husband was on scene trying to secure it.

9:35 p.m., Jamestown - A man said someone tried to break into his residence, on the 10500 block of Calamity Jane Drive, through the bathroom window.


4 a.m., Sonora area - A man on the 21800 block of Belleview Road woke up to find his front door had been kicked in and believed his roommate was possibly responsible. The roommate admitted he caused the damage because "the door was jammed."

Felony bookings


11:15 a.m., Sonora area - Jason Michael McIntire, 33, of the 19600 block of Serrano Road, was booked on suspicion of a probation violation and misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, after an arrest at his home.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


9:09 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A taxi cab driver was called to a give a man a ride from a lodging business on Stockton Road. The man was passed out on the floor surrounded by air duster cans when the driver got to the room. An ambulance was dispatched, but the passed out man had left in the taxi by the time it arrived at the scene.

1:57 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A man was seen carrying air duster from a business on Sanguinetti Road. The man was advised not to use it until he gets to where he is staying. He agreed to wait.

4:19 p.m., traffic accidents - A silver Chevrolet car hit a tree in a parking lot on Sanguinetti Road. No injuries were reported, and the car had minimal damage.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


1:40 p.m., Mountain Ranch - A man followed another man home and was out on his property on Live Oak Lane.

2:29 p.m., Copperopolis - A theft occurred on Snowbird Court.

5:39 p.m., Valley Springs - Two customers were yelling at each other at a business on East Highway 12.

9:15 p.m., San Andreas - Someone called to report a suspect possibly breaking into an abandoned gas station on West Saint Charles Street.


1:41 a.m., Murphys - A man in his 20s tried to purchase alcohol for minors at a business on Highway 4. The sale was refused, so he left and came back in disguise. The sale was again refused.


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


6:48 p.m., Valley Springs - Alicia Anne Bruns, 38, of the 3500 block of Crestview Drive, was arrested on Highway 12 east of Lime Creek Road.