News of record for March 21, 2013

Union Democrat staff /


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:54 a.m., Chinese Camp - A horse was stolen from a property on Red Hills and Six Bit Ranch roads. The owner believed the horse couldn't have left on its own because it was tied up.

10:20 a.m., Jamestown - Someone broke into a house on the 17400 block of Highway 108 and stole restraining order paperwork.

11:43 a.m., Long Barn - A catalytic converter was stolen from a car on the 30000 block of Highway 108.

12:46 p.m., Twain Harte - An Xbox 360 was stolen from the 22400 block of Scenic Drive.

6:43 p.m., Jamestown - Someone driving a Toyota Tacoma stuck a gun outside the window and shot toward a field at Jacksonville and Bell Mooney roads.

Felony bookings


11:23 a.m., Groveland - Scott Myron Strickler, 29, of the 19200 block of Pleasant View Drive, was booked on suspicion of willful infliction of corporal injury after an arrest at his home.

1:50 p.m., Sonora area - Chad Raymond Anderson, 39, of the 21000 block of Sawmill Flat Road, was booked on suspicion of possession of drugs, possession of drugs for sale and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia after an arrest and Shaws Flat and Jamestown roads.

7:57 p.m., Soulsbyville - Timothy Duane Hamilton, 46, of the 21500 block of Crystal Falls Drive, Sonora area, was booked on suspicion of possession of drugs, possession of drugs inside a prison or jail and on a warrant after an arrest at Soulsbyville and Longeway roads.

2:10 p.m., Sonora area - Walter Barnhardt Heinze, 54, of the 20500 block of Canyon View Drive, Tuolumne, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and inflicting corporal injury after an arrest on the 22500 block of Upper Quail Mine Road.


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


5:15 a.m., East Sonora - Joe Gonzales Jr., 23, of the 14600 block of Mono Way, was booked after an arrest at his home. He was also booked on suspicion of a misdemeanor charge of driving with a license suspended for a prior DUI.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


8:54 a.m., sexual offense - Unlawful sex with a minor was reported on Pepperwood Lane.

6:23 p.m., vandalism - A vehicle was vandalized on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.

8:46 p.m., vandalism - A mailbox was vandalized on East Bald Mountain Road.

11:09 p.m., disorderly conduct - A 24-year-old man was cited on suspicion of disturbing the peace and a 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication on Mono Way.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10:04 a.m., San Andreas - A commercial burglary was reported on Highway 49.

2:31 p.m., Angels Camp - Willful cruelty was reported at a business on the 700 block of McCauley Ranch Road.


6:06 a.m., Angels Camp - Someone was arrested after a physical fight on the 7600 block of Pool Station Road.

Felony bookings


7:30 p.m., Valley Springs - Brian Lewis Hanson, 50, of the 2600 block of Black Bart Drive, was booked on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury after an arrest at his home.

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