Union Democrat staff


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


3:55 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A transient was digging through something behind a South Washington Street business.

7:21 a.m., animal complaint - A large dog was running in and out of traffic on Morning Star Drive. Sheriff's deputies responded, but were unable to locate the dog.

8:33 a.m., traffic accident - A Toyota sedan reportedly collided with a Cruise America motorhome in the parking lot of a Sanguinetti Road business. The parties exchanged information.

8:39 a.m., trespassing - A man was sleeping next to a house on Yaney Avenue, but was gone when police responded.

2:21 p.m., unclassified - An anonymous person said that a woman leaves work on South Washington Street and drives home intoxicated every day.

5:45 p.m., domestic violence - A man allegedly struck a woman in the face with his elbow and attempted to take a child. He was arrested on a domestic violence charge.

6:42 p.m., harassment - A woman at a Greenley Road apartment complex said an ex-boyfriend was harassing her and wanted the incident on record. She was advised of the restraining order process.


12:15 p.m., theft - A ring was stolen at a South Washington Street business.

10:38 p.m., disorderly conduct - A noise complaint was made on Rose Street. When an officer arrived, a wedding reception was ending and the attendees were advised of the complaint.

10:51 p.m., public intoxication - Two men were jumping in the roadway on North Washington Street when vehicles were driving by.


1:45 p.m., drugs - Someone reported large marijuana plants growing in the front yard at a property on South Barretta Street. Officers confirmed the plants are being grown legally.

8:21 p.m., traffic accident - A report was taken for a hit-and-run at North Washington and Elkin Street.

The Sheriff's Department reported the following:


10:09 a.m., Sonora - A woman said multiple personal items missing when she returned to her Mountain View Road residence after a two-week stay in jail.

10:50 a.m., Sonora - A man said his wallet was taken out of an unlocked car in a Mono Way parking lot. He reported his identification and $200 stolen.

12:33 p.m., Jamestown - A motorcycle and mini bike were stolen from a barn on Highway 108.

12:38 p.m., Columbia - A restaurant received a counterfeit $10 bill.

1:25 p.m., Sierra Village - A caller said a neighbor tried to hit a dog with a car. The reporting party also contacted animal control.

1:51 p.m., Columbia - Customers of a Parrotts Ferry Road company are refusing to return items that were rented to them. The reporting party was referred to civil department.

3:55 p.m., Cedar Ridge - A Madrone Circle resident said gasoline was stolen from her car sometime overnight.

7:00 p.m., Sonora - A Nile River Drive resident said gasoline stolen from his car and his gas tank was damaged.

10:48 p.m., Twain Harte- A caller on Cedar Springs Road reported a drunk neighbor kept pounding on doors because she was kicked out of her house.


8:22 a.m., Jamestown - A man reported two goats in his neighbor's pool on Park Avenue.

9:36 a.m., Twain Harte - A woman said she received three obscene phone calls at her office the night before. A return call went to voicemail.

11:12 a.m., Columbia - A white van and 15 to 20 motorcycles were reported in front of an aggregate plant in Columbia, and a woman saw a man being dragged while someone took photos. Further investigation revealed a movie was being filmed at the location.

4:36 p.m., Jamestown - A woman said her ex-roommates stole a microwave and hair care products when they moved out.

9:25 p.m., Sonora - Three calves were reported in the middle of Mount Brow Road.

2:39 a.m., Jamestown - A man on Chicken Ranch Road said a "squatter" was living in a trailer on the property next to his. The man also complained about excessive barking from the squatter's dog.


8 a.m., Soulsbyville - Dock railings were reported missing on a pond on property on the 17200 block of Livermore Court.

9 a.m., Sonora - Someone said five or six dogs mauled a neighbor's sheep on the 8900 block of Highway 49.

11:40 a.m., Tuolumne - Someone reported being threatened by a landlord during the eviction process on the 20400 block of Deerhaven Drive.

1:04 p.m., Columbia - Someone reported a physical altercation with "the female going after the male," while the female was holding a baby on the 11300 block of Columbia Village Drive.

2:24 p.m., Sonora area - Someone said a man threatened him and may have had a gun and may have previously damaged his home at Buckhorn Mountain Road and Woodham Carne Road.

3:21 p.m., Columbia - A woman believed her neighbors were trying to poison her dogs by throwing food and trash that is poisonous to dogs into her yard on the 22400 block of South Airport Road.

4:05 p.m., Jamestown - Another vehicle was believed to have hit a man's truck mirrors overnight while parked in front of a residence on the 17200 block Jeanese Drive.

4:43 p.m., Sonora - Possible abuse was reported on the 19400 block of Hess Avenue.

6:37 p.m., Jamestown - A woman was outside someone else's home rolling around in the mud and screaming on the 17700 block of Highway 108.

7:05 p.m., Sonora area - A man was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public, violating probation and possessing marijuana on the 20700 block of Soulsbyville Road after someone called in a passed out man.

8:55 p.m., Strawberry area - A woman said her daughter-in-law was drunk and about to drive away with a child on the 31600 block of Old Strawberry Road. Dispatchers called back and someone said the woman who called was busy "doing a line of coke." Later calls involved someone being punched in the face, someone throwing "all kinds of stuff" at someone, and a son trying to choke a mother and someone taking a wallet.


7:23 a.m., Sonora area - Someone attempted to break into a garage and damaged a screen door on the 15500 block of Buena Vista Avenida.

Felony Bookings


4:31 p.m., Sonora - Emmanuelle Felix, 26, a transient, was booked on suspicion of impersonation of another person after an arrest on Stockton Street.

6:42 p.m., Sonora - Brandon Michael Evans, 24, of the 22000 block of Upper Cedar Crest Drive, was booked on suspicion of willful infliction of corporal injury.

8:13 p.m., Sonora - Debra Marie Turner, 56, of the 12700 block of Chukar Circle, was booked on suspicion of cruelty to animals after an arrest on Chukar Circle.


12:40 p.m., Jamestown - Kristina Lea Dunn, 44, of the 18000 block of Sierra Drive, was booked on suspicion of petty theft with a prior and probation violation after an arrest on South Washington Street.

3:20 p.m., Sonora area - Jason Michael McIntire, of the 19600 block of Serrano Road, was booked on suspicion of theft or extortion of a motor vehicle after an arrest at Standard Park.


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


4:15 a.m., Sonora area - Tyler Alan Roberts, 22, of the 20200 block of Tuolumne Road, was booked after an arrest on the 21200 block of Crestview Drive. He was also booked on suspicion of hit and run with property damage.



10:32 a.m., Arnold - An altercation was reported at a bar on Highway 4 in Arnold.

12:16 p.m., San Andreas - A man was yelling while walking down the street near Mountain Ranch Road and Saint Charles Street.

1:08 p.m., Copperopolis- A house on Snowbird Court was burglarized.

3:22, Murphys - Shooting was reported in the area of Pennsylvania Gulch and Hanging Tree Road.

10:10 p.m., Valley springs - An unknown person was knocking on doors on Ross Drive.


7:11 a.m., Copperopolis - A horse was stuck in a fence near Highway 4.

12:00 p.m., San Andreas - An altercation took place at the Calaveras County Jail over a child custody issue.

12:37 p.m., Valley Springs - An altercation between a store clerk and customer was reported at a California Street store.

10:14 p.m. - 11:31 p.m., Burson - Multiple noise complaints were reported on Lake Camanche Way.


2:09 a.m., Murphys - Gunshots were reported near Sheep Ranch Road.

11:20 a.m., Arnold - A walking man swung his cane at a passing vehicle at Black Oak Drive and Linnet Lane.

11:35 a.m., Tamarack - A house on Highway 4 was burglarized.

11:37 a.m., Mountain Ranch - Gunshots were heard near Sequoia Road.

11:48 a.m., Arnold - Gunshots were heard near Campo Seco Way.

1:27 p.m., Arnold - Copper wire was stolen on Dunbar Road.

3:41 p.m., West Point - A house on Spink Road was burglarized.

5:06 p.m., Murphys - An intoxicated man was putting a plastic grocery bag over his head at a business on the 100 block of Big Trees Road.

5:34 p.m., San Andreas - A report was taken for battery on the 100 block of Main Street.

5:40 p.m., Burson - A vehicle was burglarized on the 2800 block of Highway 12.

7:07 p.m., San Andreas - A 23-year-old man was arrested on warrants for felony burglary and acquiring an account card with criminal intent on the 600 block of West Saint Charles Street.

10:32 p.m., Valley Springs - A backpack and computer in a purple computer case were stolen from a vehicle on the 1900 block of Vista Del Lago Drive.

11:23 p.m., Valley Springs - A caller said someone entered a house through a window on Chestnut Street. The person was gone when deputies arrived.

11:51 p.m., Valley Springs - Someone was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public at highways 12 and 26.

Felony bookings:


3:35 a.m., San Andreas - Michael Christopher Malysa, 32, of the first block of West Saint Charles Street, was booked on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant after an arrest at a business of the same address.

11:38 p.m., Valley Springs - Richard Lee Gregorich, 49, of the 6500 block of Gwin Street, was booked on suspicion of inflicting child cruelty leading to possible injury or death after an arrest at his home.


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


12:15 a.m., Angels Camp - Roman Angelo Vega, 29, of Oakland, was booked after an arrest at Highway 49 and Dogtown Road.

5:13 p.m., San Andreas - Dean Alvin Hoiland, 49, of the 600 block of Mountain Ranch Road, was booked after an arrest on the first block of West Saint Charles Street