News of record for October 26, 2012

Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


1:34 p.m., Mokelumne Hill - A residence on Highway 49 was burglarized.

8:13 p.m., Arnold - Someone was issued a citation for an alleged assault on Pine Drive.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


11:39 a.m., Sonora area - Someone vandalized a political campaign sign at Highway 49 and Parrotts Ferry Road.

1:58 p.m., Tuolumne - Someone tried to cash a fraudulent check at a business on the 18300 block of Tuolumne Road.

2:07 p.m., Columbia - A man said two or three women stole various items including a water hose and mirror from his residence on the 22600 block of Lower Quail Mine Road.

3:06 p.m., Tuolumne - A man wearing a mask and black sweatshirt broke into a residence on the 20300 block of Canyon View Drive. He left out the back window and fled toward Ponderosa Way when the homeowner arrived at the residence. The homeowner also saw another man similarly dressed walking into the woods across the street from the residence.

3:31 p.m., Long Barn - A residence on the 29600 block of Lassen Drive was burglarized.

5:29 p.m., Columbia - Someone called to report a vehicle fire on the 13300 block of Calle Quartz Drive. The person called back eight minutes later to report the fire had been extinguished.

8:44 p.m., Tuolumne - A man was sitting in the middle of Tuolumne Road wearing a backpack near Summerville High School.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


10:20 a.m., controlled substances - Sonora High School staff said they could see suspected marijuana in plain view inside a vehicle on North Washington Street. The juvenile student was cited and released on suspicion of possessing marijuana at a school.

12:03 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A Democratic Party volunteer stated someone painted or sprayed the front of window of the party's headquarters on North Washington Street. The window was cleaned off and no damage was done, but the volunteer wanted the incident documented.

12:26 p.m., school assists - Sonora High School staff said someone called a student's mother claiming her son had been kidnapped. Officers confirmed the student was at school and determined it was a prank call.

6:48 p.m., theft - A woman said she left her purse on a bench outside of a business on South Washington Street and someone took it.

7:52 p.m., public intoxication - A 22-year-old man was arrested and booked into Tuolumne County Jail on suspicion of public intoxication after refusing to a leave a bar on South Washington Street.

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