Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:09 a.m., San Andreas - A man was reportedly screaming and throwing things on the 100 block of Main Street.

9:13 a.m., Copperopolis - A disturbance was reported on Snowbird Court.

12:25 p.m., Valley Springs - Someone called in suspicion about men in red shirts going door to door trying to sell some sort of educational service on Hogan Court.

3:56 p.m., Angels Camp - Someone was concerned about something dangerous in relation to a text message received overnight on Murphys Grade Road.

4:32 p.m., Copperopolis - A woman said she was leaving town because a neighbor keeps screaming at her from her property on Feather Drive.

5:15 p.m., San Andreas - Forgery was reported at the Calaveras County Jail on Mountain Ranch Road.

5:33 p.m., Arnold - People were separated after some sort of physical altercation at Blagen Road and E Street.

7:41 p.m., Copperopolis - Two calls came about a domestic disturbance involving a husband allegedly throwing a wife's things away and threatening her.

8:03 p.m., Sheep Ranch - Someone said people broke two locks and two gates to get in, then almost ran a man over on Armstrong Road.

8:06 p.m., Sheep Ranch - A woman said someone was on her property and her husband went out there and now she heard shots fired on Armstrong Road.

8:08 p.m., Copperopolis - Someone thought youths were trespassing on Paseo Delago.

9:32 p.m., West Point - Gunfire was reportedly heard on Bald Mountain Road.

9:48 p.m., West Point - Someone said a group of people in his or her yard and had been drinking and causing trouble on Bald Mountain Road.

Felony bookings


12:58 p.m., Arnold - Todd Michael Monges, 55, of the 2300 block of Black Oak Drive, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, vandalism of $400 worth or more of property and misdemeanor battery after an arrest at his home.

7:15 p.m., San Andreas - Jason Lee Crider-Parker, 37, of the 300 block of Bargers Court, was booked on suspicion of inflicting child cruelty possibly leading to injury or death after an arrest at his home.


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


8:03 p.m., Murphys - Michael Scott Mirable, 48, of the 1200 block of Fairy Court, Modesto, was booked after an arrest at Highway 4 and Ponderosa Drive.


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


10:50 a.m., suspicious circumstances - Someone reported a man breaking into a vehicle on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road. He was the owner and had locked his keys inside.

3:05 p.m., warrant arrests - A man was arrested on local warrants for vandalism, trespassing and falsifying federal documents after a request to have someone removed from a business on the 300 block of South Washington Street.

4:16 p.m., drugs - Two men were cited and released for drug charges at Prospector Park on West Bradford Avenue.

5:37 p.m., animal complaints - Someone called in a man assaulting a dog in a vehicle in the cemetery on Solinsky Street. Officers concluded the dog was OK.

7:51 p.m., animal complaints - A squirrel in someone's back yard on Ridge Road possibly has rabies. Officers were unable to locate it.

10 p.m., graffiti - An officer found graffiti on the walls in the men's restroom at Rotary Park on Woods Creek Drive.

11:49 p.m., disorderly conduct - People were revving their engines and being noisy on Columbia Way, someone said. Officers found unattended vehicles and the neighborhood was quiet.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:22 a.m., Sonora area - Over-the-phone scammers nearly took $4,000 from a woman on Plaza Oriente Road. A Bank of America representative reportedly said a fraudulent company got her credit card number during a scam, so the woman changed her number. The scam is believed to have originated in Kingston, Jamaica.

9:22 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village - Gas was reported stolen from three fire vehicles at the Mi-Wuk Fire Station on Highway 108.

9:25 a.m., Jamestown - Someone advised police that people are squatting at a condemned property with garbage all over and 11 dogs on Ninth Avenue.

9:49 a.m., Jamestown area - A warning was given to a large group of trespassers on the Tuolumne County side of the upriver canyon from Lake Tulloch. Numerous boating violation warnings were given around this time as well.

10:59 a.m., East Sonora - Items were reported stolen from a well house on Industry Way.

11:19 a.m., Jamestown - A disturbance was reported on Fourth Avenue. One of the people involved said she was leaving.

12:09 p.m., Sonora area - A man in an SUV was following a woman on foot while they were arguing and someone thought the man looked as if he might hit the woman on Capo Seco Road.

12:28 p.m., Don Pedro area - A man said his neighbor removed property stakes from his property and is now building a fence on Potrero Way. He was advised of his options.

1:02 p.m., Jamestown - A man said eggs were thrown at his garage on Twin Oaks Drive. He believes it was his neighbor.

1:59 p.m., Jamestown - Someone said a man and woman have been in an argument for several days and at the time of the call the woman was very agitated and pounding on the door on Preston Lane.

2:03 p.m., Groveland - A woman said her neighbor keeps going outside and yelling obscenities to invisible people who he believes are killing his children that he doesn't have on Cottonwood Street.

2:28 p.m., Columbia - A deputy collected multiple boxes of assorted firearm ammunition for disposal on Yankee Hill Road.

3:12 p.m., Tuolumne - Someone said they were threatened by someone he or she knows on Yosemite Road.

6:20 p.m., Jamestown - A woman said she was verbally abused by her caretaker at Highway 108 and Fifth Avenue.

6:39 p.m., Columbia - A man "obviously" on drugs was walking with a 7-year-old down the middle of Parrotts Ferry Road, someone said. Deputies assisted a park ranger and a report was taken.

6:58 p.m., Crystal Falls - A man complained about someone constantly revving a loud "beat up old motorcycle" at Crystal Falls Drive and Crystal Lake Drive.

7:05 p.m., Stent - A cow wandered into a man's yard on Stent Cut Off Road.

8:04 p.m., Jamestown - A locked truck was reported broken into on French Flat Road sometime between Friday night and Monday morning.

8:47 p.m., Sonora - A woman said she went to bed last night and woke up beaten up on Toyon Way. She believes someone drugged her coffee, as that is the only thing she drank before bed. She woke up with a black eye and lower back pain but no one stayed with her and she denies falling or sleepwalking. The home and area was checked and officers didn't locate anything unusual.

9:33 p.m., Jamestown - Someone said a man hit a woman during an argument in an alley on Main Street. They said there was no argument and he was just having a bad day and the officer saw no evidence of assault.


1:37 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village - A man was walking westbound on Highway 108 with a green towel on his head, wearing a sweater and blue jeans.

2:04 a.m., Sonora - A man said he saw a flashlight beam through a vent in his house and believed someone was down there. He didn't see anyone when investigating, but thought the door was different than he left it on Hillside Drive. Officers didn't see anyone around.

Felony bookings


2:19 a.m., Twain Harte - Evan Jacob Smith, 34, of the 22900 block of Middle Camp Road, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, stun gun possession as a felon and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession and unlawful prescription drug possession after an arrest on the 22800 block of Black Oak Drive.

10:58 p.m., East Sonora - Darlene Marie McNaul, 25, of the 24100 block of Awahanee Road, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor giving false identification to a peace officer and drug paraphernalia possession after an arrest on the 13400 block of Mono Way.

4:05 p.m., East Sonora area - Juston Cayenne Souza, 29, of the 15200 block of Cavalieri Road, was booked on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant after an arrest at his home.