News of record for November 1, 2012

Union Democrat staff /


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:46 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village - A man was assaulted at the Sierra Village Chevron on Highway 108. He said the subject pushed him against a pole and beat him, resulting in a concussion and eye injury.

9:19 a.m., Sonora - About $114 worth of car cleaning supplies were stolen from Hertz Rental Car on Mono Way.

9:39 a.m., Columbia - A purse was stolen on the 21800 block of Parrotts Ferry Road.

10:44 a.m., Jamestown - Someone attempted to gain entry into the Mother Lode Coffee Shop over the weekend by jimmying the front door, damaging a screen and kicking in the back door.

1:59 p.m., Sonora - A woman was cited for shoplifting at Kohls on Mono Way.

3:31 p.m., Twain Harte - A woman lost her wallet at Wayne's Twain Harte Shell last week and said nearly $2,000 has been charged to her credit cards.

5:21 p.m., Jamestown - A person smelled marijuana at Rocca Park, at Main and Smoke streets, and believed someone was selling drugs out of a vehicle.

Felony bookings


2:42 a.m., Jamestown - Robert Leroy Kurtis, 45, of the 18100 block of Sleepy Hollow in Sonora, was booked on suspicion of narcotic possession and receiving known stolen property, after an arrest at Main and Seco streets.


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

2:12 p.m., Groveland - Danne Eugene Cooley, 56, of the Lumsden Campground, was arrested near Ferretti and Clements roads.

Sonora Police Department reported the following:


10:01 a.m., theft - A man's credit card number was stolen and used to make two purchases.

1:09 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A patient tried to obtain medication from Forest Road Prompt Care on Fairview Lane. The subject was denied and her boyfriend caused a disturbance.

1:09 p.m., theft - A woman's cell phone was stolen from a shopping cart at Safeway on Sanguinetti Road Monday night.

3:59 p.m., controlled substances - A woman in the passenger seat of a green Ford Explorer lit a marijuana pipe while the car was heading southbound on Washington Street from the courthouse. The vehicle appeared to have juveniles inside.


The Sheriffs Office reported the following:


2:18 p.m., San Andreas - A man was looking into windows of homes on Saint Charles Street for an hour.

6:28 p.m., San Andreas - A theft was reported at Tower Mart on Saint Charles Street.

Felony bookings


12:30 p.m., Sonora - Robert Nicholas Walker, 30, of the 24900 block of Highway 108 in Sierra Village, was booked on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts and sodomy with a 14-year-old, after an arrest at Rotary Park.

10:55 a.m., San Andreas - Stephen Scott Gray, 41, of the 520 block of Shawn Vines Avenue in Oakdale, was booked on suspicion of vehicle theft and possession of a stolen vehicle, after an arrest in the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office Jail Lobby.

11:15 a.m., San Andreas - Edward Joaquin Santos Jr., 46, of the 490 block of Winchester Way in Copperopolis, was booked on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle, after an arrest at the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office.

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