News of record for January 9, 2013

Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10:07 a.m., Twain Harte - A headlamp, sunglasses, keys and an ashtray were stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 19000 block of Zachary Court.

11:53 a.m., Twain Harte - A vehicle was burglarized on the 18800 block of Manzanita Drive.

12:15 p.m., Moccasin - Two people were admonished after trespassing on a property in search of gold.

5:08 p.m., Twain Harte - A backpack was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 18800 block of Manzanita Drive.

9:38 p.m., Tuolumne - A motor was stolen from a boat on the 17900 block of Cherokee Road.

5:56 p.m., Groveland - Items were spread across the floor of a garage on the 19200 block of Highway 120. Someone reported possible trespassing at the property at 11:21 a.m.

1:14 p.m., Jamestown - A woman lost her purse and her credit card was used in Modesto shortly after. Also in her purse were office keys and medicine.

5:04 p.m., Sonora area - An arrow was found on the roof of a car on the 22100 block of Crystal Falls Drive.

6:05 p.m., Sonora area - A checkbook was reported stolen on the 19100 block of Black Oak Road.

Felony bookings


11:29 a.m., Jamestown - James Michael Tracy Jr., a transient, was booked on suspicion of possession of drugs and a misdemeanor of possession of drug paraphernalia after an arrest on the 10300 block of Preston Lane.

12:22 p.m., Sonora area - Michael Vincent George, of an unknown address, was booked on suspicion of receiving known stolen property and committing a felony while on bail after an arrest on the 300 block of Bonanza Road.

7:45 p.m., Jamestown - Amelia May Reynolds, 42, of the 900 block of Stanislaus Street, Newman, was booked on suspicion of possession of drugs while in a prison or jail and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia after an arrest at Highway 109 and Montezuma Road.

8:04 p.m., Jamestown - Vivian Rose Morganti, 60, of the 20600 block of Alfalfa Road, Crows Landing, was booked on suspicion of possession of drugs after an arrest at Highway 108 and Montezuma Road.


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


1:57 a.m., Twain Harte - Sharon Ann Blades, 71, of the 19300 block of Rockridge Way, was booked after an arrest on Highway 108 near Twain Harte Drive. She was also booked on suspicion of a misdemeanor charge of driving with a suspended license.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


5:57 p.m., drugs - A man was stopped for riding his bike on the sidewalk, and a small amount of marijuana in his possession was booked for destruction.


2:45 a.m. suspicious circumstances - An intoxicated person who mistakenly attempted to enter a Brookside Place residence Friday night thinking it was his apartment returned and tried to gain entry again.

3:14 a.m., traffic accident - A man ran his car into a fence while driving himself to the hospital. He arrived at the emergency room of Sonora Regional Medical Center with severe abdominal pain.

11:19 a.m., sexual offense - A woman said a man masturbated in front of her sister's grandson.


12:13 a.m., public intoxication - A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on Greenley Road.

10:09 a.m., found property - A property owner was cleaning out a vacant apartment and found drug paraphernalia.

1:41 p.m., burglary - Items were stolen from a residence on East Live Oak Drive after it was broken into.

4:52 p.m., traffic accident - Three vehicles were involved in a non-injury collision at Sanguinetti Road and Mono Way.



10:30 a.m., Mountain Ranch - Theft was reported on Ponderosa Way.

2:26 p.m., Copperopolis - A fight was reported on Little John Road.

3:38 p.m., Valley Springs - A dog was stolen on Garner Place.

4:20 p.m., Arnold - Theft was reported on Highway 4.

6:25 p.m., San Andreas - A possible DUI was reported on Highway 49.

10:12 p.m., San Andreas - A possible DUI was reported on Main Street.


Noon, Valley Springs - Someone jiggled a door handle of an Oakmont Drive home overnight and damaged it.


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


10 p.m., Copperopolis - Larry Robert Roddy, 45, of the 1100 block of Holman Road, Oakland, was booked after an arrest on Reeds Turnpike, north of Little John Road.

Felony bookings


9:24 a.m., Rancho Calaveras area - Adona Desiree Reid, 31, of the 6100 block of Hironymous Court, Valley Springs, was booked on suspicion of vandalism and receiving known stolen property of $400 or more after an arrest on Green Street.

8:50 p.m., Valley Springs - Ryan Wesley Touvell, 24, of the 3300 block of Botfuher Road, was booked on suspicion of violation of parole after an arrest on the 100 block of Quail Oaks Road.

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