Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


11:06 a.m., Tuolumne - Someone broke into a residence on the 18600 block of Laurel Avenue through the living room window and stole items.

11:33 a.m., Jamestown - A man on the 18900 block of North Drive said someone stole the tops of four of his medical marijuana plants.

12:14 p.m., Sonora area - A woman said her purse and Vicodin were stolen from her residence on the 18300 block of Wards Ferry Road.

2:46 a.m., East Sonora - A woman stole items from a business on the 13700 block of Mono Way and was captured on video surveillance. The name of the woman was not known but she was involved in another theft about two weeks earlier.

2:59 p.m., Sonora area - Someone broke into a house on the 10800 block of Racetrack Road through a bedroom window and stole a .45 caliber stainless steel pistol stored in a black nylon clip-on holster with two full magazines.

11:01 p.m., Columbia - A residence on the 11100 block of Bullpine Lane was burglarized.

Felony bookings


12:44 p.m., Tuolumne - Anthony Raymond Rix, 30, of an unknown address in Tuolumne, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon other than a firearm and making criminal threats, after an arrest on the 18700 block of Main Street.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


8:37 a.m., fire call - A man said people built a fire in the Odd Fellows cemetery on Lytton Street the night before. He said a patch of grass was burned and alcohol bottles were "strewn all around" in the morning.

9:04 a.m., vandalism - Someone slashed the front passenger-side tire of a vehicle parked at apartments on Greenley Road.

9:19 a.m., controlled substances - Someone reported a 33-year-old man who left the Tuolumne County Probation Department building on South Washington Street who was suspected of being under the influence of a drug. He was arrested on the street a short time later.

9:21 a.m., theft - A man said a theft occurred at his home on Summit Avenue.

11:46 a.m., theft - A woman said her wallet was taken from her vehicle parked outside of her residence on East Jackson Street.

12:51 p.m., public intoxication - A man "with tattoos on his forehead" was outside of a business on South Washington Street loitering and yelling at people. The 58-year-old man was contacted by an officer across the street shortly after and arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and possession of a drug without a prescription.

3:51 p.m., harassment - A man at an unknown location in the city said people have been calling him names from passing vehicles and stated he will "shoot them with a sling-shot next time."

5:19 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A man was lying on the ground and huffing out of a whip cream can near a dumpster at a business on Mono Way. Someone tried to talk to him, but he was unable to make conversation and rolled over. An information report was taken.

5:31 p.m., traffic violations - A man was seen driving an orange tractor with a baby in his lap on Columbia Way. The caller stated the man was now on South Shepherd Street. An officer located the tractor parked outside of the driver's residence on North Stewart Street. He admitted to driving with the child in his lap and was admonished.

9:32 p.m., theft - A 56-year-old woman suspected of shoplifting was in custody at a store on Sanguinetti Road. She was cited for petty theft and released.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10:06 a.m., Hathaway Pines - Firewood was stolen on Candy Rock Road.

7:46 p.m., San Andreas - An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and contributing to the delinquency of minors at San Andreas Ball Park on Park Drive.

10:13 p.m., Vallecito - An arrest was made on a parolee at large at Angels Road and Main Street.


6:07 a.m., Vallecito - A man was threatening to slash someone's tires on Parrotts Ferry Road but walked away when the other person got on the phone with law enforcement.

7:36 a.m., Copperopolis - A fight occurred at a business on O'Byrnes Ferry Road.

Felony bookings


1:20 a.m., Valley Springs - Edwardo Francisco Davila Jr., 30, of the 1800 block of Gilcrest Avenue, Stockton, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, after an arrest at Campo Seco and Paloma roads.