Union Democrat staff



7:35 a.m., Mono Vista - A garage was broken into and tools and a leaf blower were missing on the 17300 block of Valley Oak Drive.

12:06 p.m., Long Barn - A house for sale on the 29000 block of Snowwhite Ridge was burglarized.

1:05 p.m., Tuolumne - Someone ripped open and destroyed a locked mailbox on the 20600 block of Eden Lane.

1:16 p.m., Tuolumne - A plastic bag containing what appeared to be an illegal drug was found near on Maple Avenue near Cedar Street and booked for destruction.

3:22 p.m., East Sonora - A person reported to be huffing in a parking lot on the 13700 block of Mono Way was determined by the CHP not to be intoxicated.

4:08 p.m., Sugar PIne - A man arrived at his home on the 24000 block of Pine Cone Road to find it burglarized and ransacked.

4:30 p.m., Twain Harte - A man arrived at his vacation cabin on the 21200 block of Rising Sun Mine Road to find several items missing and a window smashed.

5:21 p.m., East Sonora - A man and woman stole two mesh bags filled with merchandise from Kohl's on the 13700 block of Mono Way and left through an emergency exit.

5:29 p.m., Tuolumne - A gun and several other items were stolen from a residence on the 18500 block of Main Street. The gun and clothing wrapped in a bedsheet were found stashed in the alley behind the residence. An arrest was made in the case around 9 p.m. near Carter Street, and a fight related to the case was reported on Madrone Street at 9:40 p.m.

6:05 p.m., Big Hill area - A man on the 16300 block of Big Hill Road who had reportedly been drinking was arrested on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge, suspected of pushing his wife around, trashing the house and yelling. He also appeared to have been in a fist fight with someone else but refused an ambulance.

10:41 p.m., Jamestown - Four people were fighting at Donovan and Main streets, and one was on the ground. Five minutes later a man with a head injury staggering toward Highway 108 was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.


11:23 a.m., La Grange - A woman said her 17-year-old daughter was not feeling well at work and was pushed into a closet at work by her employer when she asked to leave early. The employer also reportedly attempted to take the girl's purse away.

1:15 p.m., Twain Harte - A boulder was in the middle of the roadway at Ontario and Huron drives.

2:29 p.m., Jamestown - A caller requested the gates on Bell Mooney Road be closed because the water level was high in Woods Creek.

4:16 p.m., Sonora area - A tree limb was blocking the roadway at Highway 49 and Rawhide Road.

10:13 p.m., Sonora area - There was a hole in the fence of a property on the 14500 block of Tuolumne Road and a man was walking around the property. The caller asked him to come closer and he ran off.


12:16 a.m., Tuolumne - A person was arrested for public intoxication on the 19400 block of Tuolumne Road North.

12:30 a.m., Sonora area - A loud party and fight were reported on the 22500 block of Longeway Road.

5:44 a.m., Sonora area - Two men were fighting on the 17100 block of Valley Oak Drive after one man asked the other for a cigarette or rolling paper.

8:01 a.m., Columbia - A water main at Columbia Elementary School was broken and water was running across Parrotts Ferry Road.

2:55 p.m., Sonora - A large oak tree was blocking Avenida Bonita, near Campbells Flat Road.

4:43 p.m., Tuolumne area - A fallen tree was blocking both lanes at Soulsbyville and Tuolumne roads.

7:45 p.m., Jamestown - A mudslide was blocking Highway 108 at O'Byrnes Ferry Road.

9:38 p.m., Pinecrest - A tree was lying in the roadway on the 28700 block of Dodge Ridge Road.



3:21 p.m., Groveland - A vacant house on Wells Fargo Drive was on fire.

Felony bookings


9:31 p.m., Tuolumne - Janice Karen Leslie, 43, of the 18400 block of Fir Avenue, was booked on suspicion of possession of narcotics, burglary and committing a felony while released on bail after an arrest on the 18700 block of Madrone Street. She was also booked on suspicion of misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and displaying or presenting unlawful vehicle registration.


9:19 p.m., Sonora area - Harley Rose Pryschuk, 21, of an unknown address on Big Hill Road, was booked on suspicion of transporting or selling drugs, possession of drugs and bringing alcohol or drugs into a prison or jail after an arrest on Gold Street. She was also booked on suspicion of a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

9:19 p.m., Sonora area - Benjamin Andrew Reeves, 31, of an unknown address on Big Hill Road, was booked on suspicion of transporting or selling drugs after an arrest on Gold Street.

2:10 p.m., Crystal Falls - Travis Nicholas Rios, 19, of the 16900 block of Columbia River Drive, Sonora, was booked on suspicion of receiving known stolen property after an arrest on the 20900 block of Longeway Road.


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


1:07 a.m., Jamestown - Ezrin Blake Sherman, 33, of the 10600 block of Jim Brady Road, Jamestown, was booked after an arrest on Highway 49 and Main Street.


12:23 a.m., Twain Harte - James Allen Frakes, 75, of the 1500 block of Del Mar Avenue, Modesto, was booked after an arrest on the 19800 block of Middle Camp Road.

The Sonora Police Department reported:


12:49 p.m., traffic accident - A bicyclist who slid into a car at South Stewart and Gold street refused medical aid.

4:44 p.m., public intoxication - A man who drove his wife to Sonora Regional Medical Center and was waiting for her in a waiting room was charged with public intoxication and released.

6:25 p.m., theft - Gasoline was taken from a vehicle on Elk Drive sometime during the previous night.

10:52 p.m., hazardous situation - Several tree limbs were in the roadway at South Green Street and West Bradford Avenue.

11:20 p.m., suspicious circumstances - Three teenage boys admitted to ringing the doorbell at Tuolumne County Behavioral Health on Hospital Road several times while they were waiting for a taxi. Parents were notified, dispatch confirmed a taxi was enroute and officers remained on scene until the taxi arrived.


11:59 a.m., miscellaneous code - A woman was selling jeans out of a hotel room on the 100 block of South Green Street without a permit. Police asked her to stop selling them and she said she would comply.

4:05 p.m., vandalism - A pickup truck was keyed on Elk Drive overnight.

5:41 p.m., theft - A bottle of alcohol was stolen from a store on the 100 block of West Stockton Street. Officers were unable to locate the suspect.

7:50 p.m., disorderly conduct - A belligerent customer was refusing to leave a business on the 800 block of Sanguinetti Road. The person was gone when officers arrived.


7:17 p.m., theft - A woman walked out of a store on the 1200 block of Sanguinetti Road with groceries she did not pay for. Officers were unable to locate the woman.

11:13 p.m., burglary - A house on Elk Drive was burglarized.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:58 a.m., Vallecito - A burglary occurred at Calaveras County Solid Waste on Red Hill Road.

9:05 a.m., Valley Springs - Someone tried to break into Everything Kids on Highway 26.

2:43 p.m., Arnold - People appeared to be panhandling on Highway 4.

3:10 p.m., Dorrington - A physical fight occurred at Dorrington Inn.

3:24 p.m., Mokelumne Hill - A vehicle was vandalized in Church Street.

3:25 p.m., Rail Road Flat - A residential burglary occurred on Ridge Road.

8:22 p.m., San Andreas - An arrest was made after a physical fight in a parking lot on West St. Charles Street.

11:21 p.m., Murphys - An arrest was made after officers responded to a disturbance on Algiers Street.


9:13 a.m., San Andreas - A vehicle was burglarized on Marshall Avenue.

10:30 a.m., Valley Springs - A vehicle was burglarized on Gold King Drive.

10:49 a.m., West Point - A commercial property on Main Street was burglarized.

4:56 p.m., Campo Seco - Tools were stolen on Campo Seco Road.

7:56 p.m., Dorrington - Theft was reported on Lower Hang Tree Trail.

11:43 p.m., Murphys - Someone was arrested on Main Street for public intoxication.


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Felony bookings

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