Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:25 a.m. – 11:37 a.m., San Andreas - Four arrests were made for local warrants at the county jail and probation office.

2:31 p.m., Copperopolis - Someone on an "unactivated" cell phone called and said someone was following the bus they were on somewhere near the Rock Creek Road cell phone tower, but they could not be called back.

2:54 p.m., Avery - A computer and motor parts were stolen from a home on Grey Mare Road.

3:54 p.m., Wilseyville - An "ex" reportedly kicked in a door on Blagen Boulevard.

7:13 p.m., Campo Seco - Someone was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public on Penn Mine Road.

11:51 p.m., Vallecito - Two bulls were in the road at Highway 4 and Golden Creek Drive.


4:47 a.m., Arnold - Two teenage girls reportedly came to someone's door on Rainy Drive and said they were lost.

6:36 a.m., San Andreas - A gunshot was reported near the Sheriff's Office on Mountain Ranch Road.

Felony bookings


9:15 a.m., San Andreas - Kenneth James Peterson Jr., 23, of the 100 block of Pennsylvania Gulch Road, was booked on suspicion of possession of concentrated cannabis and bringing drugs into a jail after being brought into jail on a warrant for driving with a suspended license.

11:40 a.m., San Andreas - Matthew Adam Thompson, 26, of Antelope, was booked on suspicion of violation of probation after an arrest at the probation department.

12:15 p.m., Arnold - Danielle Belle Williams, 25, of the 1400 block of Hanging Tree Road, Murphys, was booked on suspicion of possession of marijuana for sale and selling marijuana after an arrest on Highway 4.

11:05 p.m., Valley Springs area - Tommy Earl Jones, 55, of Citrus Heights, was booked on suspicion of violating parole and misdemeanor public intoxication after an arrest on the 500 block of Highway 12.


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


5:02 a.m., Arnold - Rodney Everett Kuhns, 51, of the 2400 block of Moran Road, was booked after an arrest at Cedar Lane and Pine Street.

5:04 a.m., Arnold - Michael James Alvord, 50, of San Jose, was booked after an arrest at Cedar Lane and Pine Street.

4:45 p.m., San Andreas - Billie Annette Bumpus, 45, of the 2000 block of Beverlynn Lane, was booked after an arrest on the 100 block of East St. Charles Street.

10:05 p.m., Burson area - Christopher Woodell, 45, of San Francisco, was booked after an arrest on Highway 12 east of Burson Road.


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


8:02 a.m., hazard - The roadway was cleared of a disabled vehicle at Mono Way and Greenley Road.

8:19 a.m., fight - A teacher was injured while trying to break up two youths fighting at Sonora High School on North Washington Street. Both youths were arrested on suspicion of assault and turned over to probation.

9:16 a.m., traffic accident - A pickup truck ran off the road into a parked vehicle, which hit another parked vehicle, at Sonora High School on North Washington Street.

9:54 a.m., weapons violation - A youth was arrested for taking a knife or similar weapon onto school grounds at Dario Cassina High School on South Barretta Street.

4:04 p.m., harassment - A man was harassing passers-by at Coffill Park on South Washington Street. He was not found by police.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:15 a.m., Columbia area - A shed was broken into and a riding mower taken on the 23200 block of Gold Springs Drive.

9:17 a.m., Columbia - Someone on the 11300 block of Columbia Village Drive reported threats from a neighbor.

11:44 a.m., Columbia - Someone saw two suspicious women possibly casing a neighborhood for burglary on the 22200 block of Parrotts Ferry Road.

12:06 p.m., Twain Harte - The back of a building was painted over the weekend on the 22900 block of Twain Harte Drive.

3:35 p.m., East Sonora - A man was treated in the emergency room for injuries incurred in an assault at a bar on the 18200 block of Highway 108.

4:15 p.m., La Grange - Assault was reported on the 3300 block of Highway 132.

4:26 p.m., Phoenix Lake - Someone reported water coming out of the middle of the road at Phoenix Lake Road and Paseo De Los Portales. Water companies were advised.

5:05 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village - Someone reported finding lug nuts loosened on one vehicle and one missing on another vehicle that may have been done intentionally to cause an accident on the 24300 block of Lama Road.

5:37 p.m., Long Barn - A 25-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of battery and exhibition of a deadly weapon after an arrest on the 25900 block of Long Barn Road.

6:56 p.m., Twain Harte - A man admitted threatening to shoot a woman who drives his girlfriend around because she takes them to "drug houses" and puts their child in danger on the 18700 block of Tiffeni Drive.

6:58 p.m., Long Barn - Neighbors were in a heated dispute after someone tripped over a flower pot and the other thought it was on purpose on the 24900 block of Highway 108. They were already on bad terms.

7:04 p.m., Sonora - An elderly man asked a man to call 911 because his wife was harming him on the 12900 block of Chukar Circle. The wife told police he had just started new medication and he'd be better in a week.

8:32 p.m., Pinecrest - A woman rushed into her vehicle and locked it after feeling she was about to be robbed by two men in black hoodies with a pit bull, one pulling the hood over his face as he approached at Pinecrest Lake.

10:18 p.m., Groveland - Nearly a cord of wood was stolen on the 20700 block of Chaparral Court.

10:56 p.m. Mi-Wuk Village - A 36-year-old woman was arrested for obstructing an officer after a report that someone marked a couple's driveway with yellow tape and threatened them at their door on the 20700 block of Hekeke Lane.


4:40 a.m., Twain Harte - A man about 40 years old refused to leave after being found sleeping in front of someone's home under cardboard and an inflatable boat on the 18200 block of Lakeview Drive,

5:56 a.m., Twain Harte area - A man said his girlfriend assaulted him by throwing a cup of coffee at him on the 21800 block of Confidence Road.

Felony bookings


Midnight, Sonora - Linda Rae Norman, 63, of the 17000 block of East Brookside Drive, was booked on suspicion of drug possession after an arrest on the 1000 block of Mono Way.