News of record for October 31, 2012

Union Democrat staff /


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


3:10 a.m., Jamestown – An RV parked near Preston Lane and Seco Street appeared to have been broken into. A man said he spotted a small fire next to the RV and put it out.

7:46 a.m., Sonora – A construction trailer at Durnall & Campora Propane on Industrial Drive was broken into.

8:24 a.m., Sonora – A vacant rental property on the 16100 block of Acorn Drive had damage to a window and door, the result of an apparent attempted burglary.

8:45 a.m., Jamestown – A real estate office on Main Street was burglarized, and fire was set to a painting and file cabinet drawer.

9:13 a.m., Sonora – A camera was stolen on Saturday from a cabinet at Bear's Garden Florist on Mono Way.

9:42 a.m., Jamestown – The Auto Outlet on Highway 108 was burglarized sometime after 1 p.m. Saturday. The office was also vandalized, and tires in the shop were slashed.

11:31 a.m., Tuolumne – Binoculars and cash were taken from an unlocked pickup truck on the 18500 block of Baker Avenue.

2:27 p.m., Tuolumne – Checks were stolen from the 19300 block of Porto Fino Road and had been forged.

2:37 p.m., Jamestown – A man on the 18500 block of Railbed Road said that his sister's caretaker altered a $50 check to $550 and cashed it.

3:21 p.m., Jamestown – A woman on the 18900 block of Rawhide Road said a female was stalking her and taking pictures of her. The suspect was also spotted taking photos of the woman's vehicle and license plate.

5:36 p.m., Tuolumne – A woman said the back tire on her vehicle parked at the Tuolumne Apartments on Tuolumne Road was slashed. She reported a second slashed tire at 7:11 p.m.

10:01 p.m., Groveland – A woman said her home on the 19000 block of Digger Pine Street was burglarized and a flat screen TV was stolen while she was at work.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


6:58 a.m., theft – Items were taken from an unlocked vehicle on Elk Drive sometime during the night.

7:35 a.m., animal complaint – A resident on Symons Lane said a neighbor's two dogs have repeatedly come onto their property and killed goats. The dogs were described as a black-and-brown Rottweiler and gray-and-white husky.

7:50 a.m., property damage – Footings to new construction were knocked down and fencing was taken out in an apparent unreported traffic accident on Shaws Flat Road.

2:57 p.m., theft – A rear license plate was stolen off a vehicle on Saturday.

6:08 p.m., theft – Batteries were stolen from the portable generators out of the lower field of Sonora Elementary School on Greenley Road.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10:02 a.m., Mokelumne Hill – A house on Gill Have Drive was burglarized.

2:16 p.m., Mokelumne Hill – A theft was reported on Persall Avenue.

6:57 p.m., Valley Springs – A vehicle was burglarized on Main Street.


1:03 a.m., Mokelumne Hill – A person was arrested for public intoxication after an argument was reported at Miwok Trail and Center Street.

Felony bookings:


6:53 p.m., Angels Camp – Joshua A. Litzner, 18, of the 9800 block of Linborner Lane, was arrested on South Main Street on suspicion of possession of a narcotic controlled substance.

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