Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:15 a.m., Jamestown - A rear side window was broken out of a car overnight on the 10600 block of Seventh Street. The victim has a suspect in mind because they have an ongoing issue.

9:54 a.m., Sonora - Elder financial abuse occurred on the 18200 block of Avenida Bonita.

1:31 p.m., Soulsbyville - A youth was counseled for getting "out of control" and hitting someone on the 17000 block of Upper Starr King.

3:06 p.m., Jamestown - Someone made criminal threats of violence on the 18100 block of Highway 108.

5:56 p.m., Sonora - A Glock .40 caliber pistol was stolen from a gun safe on the 18400 block of Wards Ferry.

6:30 p.m., Groveland - A "weekend" resident threatened to hurt a woman's cats on the 20800 block of Big Foot Circle.

7:38 p.m., Soulsbyville - Someone's mailbox was vandalized overnight on the 19800 block of Soulsbyville Road. The mail person said other mailboxes were hit along the road too.

8:29 p.m., Sonora area - Someone called in a possible burglary in progress, saying the burglars might be using a chainsaw to break down the back door. Officers concluded the house was fine and a neighbor was using a chain saw to cut wood.

8:50 p.m., Jamestown - There was a yelling match between families on the 10300 block of Preston Lane. One woman mentioned she had a gun stored somewhere, but officers concluded there was no gun.

8:52 p.m., Jamestown - A man made threats on the 10200 block of Preston Lane.

8:53 p.m., Jamestown - A child was threatened to be shot by a woman on the 10300 block of Preston Lane.

10:02 p.m., Groveland - A man on the 19200 block of Oak Grove Circle said his ex-girlfriend hacked his cell phone so that all incoming calls go to another phone.


2:13 a.m., Sonora area - A suspicious person was prowling around the 21200 block of Phoenix Lake Road.

Sonora Police Department reported the following:


8:43 a.m., theft - A vehicle was broken into overnight and items were taken on Morning Star Drive.

9:13 a.m., harassment - Someone felt he or she was being harassed on Oak Street.

9:55 a.m., burglary - Someone entered a woman's garage, turned the breaker box off and attempted to enter her house at about 3 a.m. on East Lyons Street.

2:33 p.m., suspicious person - A woman thought she saw her daughter get out of a vehicle on Snell Street crying and possibly bruised. She was getting out of a car possibly driven by someone she has a restraining order against.

3:37 p.m., fight - Sisters were fighting on Greenley Road. Police did not need to intervene.

3:43 p.m., shots fired - Someone thought they heard a gunshot on Lyons Bald Mountain Road. Another witness thought it was a vehicle backfiring.

Felony bookings

11:27 a.m., Sonora - Kelly Denise Williams, 54, of the 300 block of Fairview Lane, was booked on suspicion of threatening someone with death or great bodily injury and arson after an arrest at Mono and Restano ways.

7:57 p.m., Tuolumne - Marc Neil Bacon, 23, of an unspecified address on Highway 108, was booked on suspicion of drug possession after an arrest at Carter and Chestnut streets. He was also booked on suspicion of misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession and he had a warrant for intent to sell drugs.


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

9:49 p.m., Jamestown - Martha Rangel Terzich, 48, of the 10700 block of Wigwam Road, was booked after an arrest on Rolling Hills Boulevard.


The Sheriff's Department reported the following:

9:27 a.m., Murphys - "Gold equipment" was stolen from next to a house on Nickerson Lane.

11:43 a.m., Wallace - There is a man acting strangly in a car at Hawks Landing Court and Oliveira Court. He's just sitting there, but acts busy when someone goes by.

11:55 a.m., Arnold - A phone scam occurred involving Western Union at a business on Highway 4.

12:42 p.m., Valley Springs - A theft occurred on Rippon Road.

1:22 p.m., Mokelumne Hill - A man was hiding in bushes at the river access at Highway 49 and Big Bar Road.

8:31 p.m., Burson - Someone is shooting at deer in their backyard on Wade Lane.

9:19 p.m., Mountain Ranch - Someone was arrested after a call for battery on Old Greek Mine Road.

Felony bookings


3:55 p.m., San Andreas - Rebecca Lee Boriolo, 42, of the 12300 block of Ferria Ranch, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, misdemeanor driving under the influence, being under the influence of drugs, intent to sell drugs and trespassing after an arrest in the Sheriff's Department lobby.

California Highway Patrol reported the following auto accidents:

Noon, Copperopolis - Nickolas Riviore, 25, of Copperopolis, suffered moderate injuries when he lost control of the 2000 Toyota Solara he was driving south on O'Byrnes Ferry Road and it hit a dirt embankment, flipping the car onto its roof on a barbed wire fence. He was taken to Sonora Regional Medical Center.

3:15 p.m., Murphys area - David J. Gatt, 58, of Discovery Bay, received moderate injuries when he lost control of the 2008 Victory Motorcycle he was driving east on Highway 4. He couldn't stop in time as someone pulled into a driveway in front of him and he flipped over his handlebars west of Holiday Mine Road. He was taken to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.