News of record for February 1, 2013

Union Democrat staff


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


9:29 a.m., fraud - A prescription blank appeared to be stolen from a Los Angeles doctor and filled out by a patient at Sonora Regional Medical Center.

2:05 p.m., vandalism - A window to a Jeep with a soft top was cut open.

3:32 p.m., traffic accident - A hit-and-run was reported on North Forest Road.

5:32 p.m., burglary - A residence was burglarized on North Arbona Circle.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:06 a.m., Twain Harte - Someone has repeatedly turned off the propane tank of a business on the 18700 block of Tiffeni Drive.

11:27 a.m., Tuolumne - A cell phone and ceiling fan remote control were stolen from a residence on the 20500 block of Half Mile Road.

11:48 a.m., Sonora area - Pocket knives were stolen from a residence on the 11000 block of Racetrack Road.

1:25 p.m., Jamestown - A woman received a call from a man claiming to be with the FBI. A similar call was reported in Twain Harte an hour earlier. A deputy called the number and left a voicemail asking the suspect to stop the harassment.

3:19 p.m., Columbia - An antique meat cleaver was stolen from a property on the 22300 block of Parrotts Ferry Road.

4:24 p.m., Sonora area - A laptop, TV and digital camera were stolen from a house on the 10800 block of Racetrack Road.

6:42 p.m., Sonora area - Trespassing and drug activity were reported at an apartment on the 12700 block of Chukar Circle that is leased by Tuolumne County Behavioral Health.

7:50 p.m., Long Barn - A Craftsman router was stolen from the 24900 block of Highway 108.

Felony bookings


6:21 p.m., Jamestown - Gina Lucille Cook, 33, of the 18900 block of Golden Dove Lane, was booked on suspicion of possession of drugs and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia after an arrest at Highway 108 and Main Street.

6:38 p.m., Jamestown - Cameron Richard Wendell, 21, of the 300 block of Sonora Avenue, Sonora, was booked on suspicion of possession of drugs after an arrest at Highway 108 and Main Street.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


12:44 p.m., Valley Springs - A car accident was reported in a fast food drive-through on Highway 12.

4 p.m., Douglas Flat - A residence on Sugar Pine Way was burglarized.

9:35 p.m., Murphys - A citation was issued after someone attempted to steal gas from a business on the 800 block of Murphys Creek Road.

10:16 p.m., Copperopolis - A woman was charged by a rottweiler dog while trying to enter her house on Deer Field Circle.

Felony bookings


3:53 a.m., West Point - Joshua James Bannon, 20, of the 21800 block of Burton Mesa Road, was booked on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant and battery with serious bodily injury after an arrest at his home.

1:30 p.m., Valley Springs - Preston Johnathan Ray Hackett, 18, of the 1900 block of Berkesey Drive, was booked on suspicion of first degree burglary, possession of stolen property and conspiracy to commit crime after an arrest at the Calaveras County Jail.

8:05 p.m., San Andreas - Steven John Biondi, 45, of the 8000 block of Chardonnay Road, Valley Springs, was booked on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant after an arrest at his home.


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


7:59 p.m., Vallecito - Jacob Michael Marshall, 36, of the 3300 block of Vallecito Bypass Road, was booked after an arrest on Highway 4.

11:57 p.m., Rancho Calaveras - Kolby Ross Buchanan, 27, of the 8700 block of Laredo Court, Valley Springs, was booked after an arrest at Sparrowk Road and Haulty Lane. He was also booked on suspicion of a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

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