Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


11:34 a.m., Sonora area - Weapons stolen from a vacant rental property where three men were squatting on the 11500 block of Racetrack Road.

12:05 p.m., Jamestown - A man said he was in the process of evicting someone and changing the lock and someone took the keys and left on the 8400 block of Enterprise Drive.

1:02 p.m., Twain Harte - A woman and her son saw two men in an older, silver two-toned Ford Explorer pull in front of their house. She wanted the area around the 23700 block of Confidence Road to be checked.

2:12 p.m., Twain Harte - Two doors were found open to a vacation cabin on the 22400 block of Ridge Road.

3:19 p.m., East Sonora - A man thinks he's being followed on the 13700 block of Mono Way by the same person that threatened his life last year in Modesto.

6:54 p.m., East Sonora - A man said two men drove up and started yelling at and making rude gestures at him on the 16500 block of Hillside Drive. They said they were angry at someone with a barking dog, but this man doesn't own any. They made threats and said they know where he lives now.

10:22 p.m., Jamestown - Someone reported a prowler on Shotgun Creek Drive.

10:58 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on the 18700 block of Highway 108 heard banging around in her deaf neighbor's residence and heard her yelling for help, then saw her flashing her lights inside as a possible sign of distress. She asked deputies to check on her because she is not comfortable going into her house at night.

Felony bookings


4:22 p.m., Sonora - Charles Taylor Bowers, 23, a transient, was booked on suspicion of burglary and conspiracy after an arrest on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road. He also had two warrants for petty theft and vandalism.

4:22 p.m., Sonora - Bart Anthony Salazar, 40, of the 22900 block of Hudson Road, was booked on suspicion of burglary and conspiracy after an arrest on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.


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


12:53 a.m., Sonora - James Daniel Rodriguez, 62, of the 8600 block of Fraguero Road, was booked after an arrest on Southgate Drive.

7:08 p.m., Sonora - Teri Ann Neikirk, 28, of the 21700 block of Parrotts Ferry Road, was booked after an arrest at Southgate Drive and Gerrymander Avenue.


8:10 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village - Arlene Ruby McNaul, 21, a transient, was booked after an arrest on Highway 108, west of Toban Drive.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


11:41 a.m., vandalism - Someone kicked and dented a fender on a vehicle on Friday on West Stockton Road.

6:50 p.m., suspicious circumstances - Someone wanted the police to check on a woman laying on the grass in front of a business on South Washington Street. She was just resting.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:18 a.m., Valley Springs - Someone reported a break-in that occurred over the weekend on Baldwin Street.

10:18 a.m., Arnold - A trespasser entered a house on Sultana Road. He was a disoriented elderly man.

1:21 p.m., San Andreas - Someone came into the Sheriff's Office to report their mailbox had been tampered with four times and their mail had been stolen.

3:43 p.m., Arnold - Someone called to say a door is wide open when no residents are inside a home on West Mokelumne Drive.

6:58 p.m, Valley Springs - Someone found a back door kicked in on Lazer Court.

10:19 p.m., Valley Springs - Lights were seen in a barn at Ross Drive and Brooks Lane.

Felony bookings


11:02 a.m., Arnold - Ricky Allen Ferrari II, 40, of the 1700 block of Bonanza Drive, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor reckless driving on a highway and displaying false registration after an arrest on the 100 block of Longman Lane.