Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


1:29 p.m., Don Pedro - Several young people were trying to sell marijuana in front of the Don Pedro Market on Highway 132.

4:06 p.m., Sonora - A woman left her house on the 22400 block of Colorado River Drive at 1:30 p.m. and returned at 4:05 p.m. to find her back door kicked in and a 52-inch TV missing.

4:34 p.m., Sonora - A U.S. Postal Service worker was on her mail route and turned onto Meadowbrook Drive from Phoenix Lake Road. A man was driving toward her and swerved into her lane, running her off the road to the edge of a ditch. He got back in his lane and yelled at the woman as he passed her. She identified the driver as a resident who she has had an ongoing dispute with.

6:57 p.m., Twain Harte -A man was working near Woodwardia Road and Twain Harte Drive for a vegetation management company, and found what he believed to be a stash of stolen items including a VCR, video camera, propane heater and chain saw.

7:01 p.m., Jamestown - A woman left her home on the 17900 block of Seco Street without locking the front door. When she returned, she spotted someone running out of her back door. No items were missing or damaged.

9:41 p.m., Tuolumne - A person's house on the 18600 block of Carter Street was egged.

10:02 p.m., Willow Springs - People were hanging out near Oman and Lawler drives in a "no trespassing" area. They were drinking and had a small fire.

10:29 p.m., Sonora - A man was arrested for public intoxication after a party on the 13200 block of Armitstead Circle was broken up.


5:22 a.m., Tuolumne - A small amount of a substance resembling meth was found on the gaming floor of the Black Oak Casino on Tuolumne Road.

Felony bookings

2:33 p.m., Sonora area - Josephine Lotty Bailey, 19, of the 20300 block of Sunshine Road in Jamestown, was booked on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance after an arrest on the 19900 block of Trace Road.

2:33 p.m., Sonora area - Agustin Eugene Foster Jr., 18, of the 19900 block of Trace Road, was booked on suspicion of being an accessory to a crime, after an arrest at his home.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


9:36 a.m., theft - An iPhone 4 was stolen out of a shopping cart at the Safeway on Sanguinetti Road Tuesday night between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

1:20 p.m., controlled substances - Several young people were smoking in Coffill Park on Washington Street. Officers confiscated a small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia and asked the subjects to leave.

4:48 p.m., reckless driving - A man who left Zane's Iron Horse Lounge on Washington Street and appeared to be intoxicated, got in a vehicle and drove east on Stewart Street.

5:08 p.m., reckless driving - Two small children were riding in the back of a dark green Jeep Wrangler without seatbelts or car seats on Mono Way, heading westbound toward Highway 108.


3:22 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A man was attempting to open doors of businesses along Stewart Street.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:15 p.m., Arnold - Battery was reported at the Big Trees Market on Highway 4.

Felony bookings


9:00 a.m., San Andreas - Arnell Francine Pizarro, 49, of the 5600 block of Mirielle Drive in San Jose, was booked on suspicion of forgery, after an arrest at the Calaveras County Probation Office.


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


5:42 p.m., Arnold - Garren Blaine Fleeman, 47, of the 3100 block of Fairway Drive in Angels Camp, was booked after an arrest in the Big Trees Market parking lot.