Union Democrat staff


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


12:40 a.m., suspicious circumstances - Two people were reportedly seen throwing a bottle into a parking lot on South Washington Street, but denied it when confronted. The caller said they might be intoxicated and they had a pitbull.

9:51 a.m., traffic accident - A non-injury traffic accident occurred at East Jackson and North Stewart streets.

10:38 a.m., assault - Someone pushed a young man after an argument on Mono Way.

11:33 a.m., warrant arrest - A man was arrested on a local misdemeanor warrant on Highlands View Drive.

11:48 a.m., fraud - A McCormick Drive woman reported possible fraud from a phone call. The caller said someone was in trouble and needed her help.

12:36 p.m., vandalism - A vehicle was discovered with slashed tires on Fairview Lane.

12:47 p.m., traffic accident - A non-injury accident involving three vehicles occurred on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.

1:48 p.m., suspicious person - A person gold-panning without a shirt on was asked to leave the sand area where children were trying to swing at Rotary Park on Woods Creek Drive.

2:48 p.m., theft - An unknown person reportedly stole one shoe from the display outside a business on South Washington Street.

4:49 p.m., warrant arrest - A man was arrested on a local misdemeanor warrant at a business on Fairview Lane.

6:22 p.m., assault - A woman said her roommate attacked her while trying use the restroom on Olive Street.

6:48 p.m., warrant arrest - A man was arrested on a local misdemeanor warrant on Olive Drive.

11:21 p.m., suspicious person - Someone reported a person looking into vehicles in a parking lot on Sanguinetti Road.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


7:21 a.m., Sonora - A 21-year-old man was arrested on local misdemeanor warrants after a call that a boyfriend pushed his girlfriend out of her car and drove away with it on Mono Way.

8:30 a.m., Jamestown - Someone allegedly broke into a vacant Fifth Avenue house and started a fire in the front room.

9:06 a.m., Soulsbyville - Identity theft was reported on Community Drive.

9:35 a.m., Sonora - Fraud was reported on Campo Seco Road.

10:19 a.m., Jamestown - Someone reported harassing phone calls from someone possibly involved in a scam with a 202 area code.

11:17 a.m., Groveland - A wedding ring was stolen on Fountain Court.

12:06 p.m., Jamestown - A woman said she left her purse on her car and drove off at Highway 108 and Chicken Ranch Road. The purse was found, but minus her wallet with $600 cash.

3:04 p.m., Don Pedro area - A woman reported being harassed on Salinas Street.

3:39 p.m., Columbia - A man reported fraudulent charges to his bank account on Dondero Road.

6:26 p.m., Columbia - A car's lock was punched out on Columbia College Drive.

7:44 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village - Two people's medication was reported stolen on Lama Road.

7:56 p.m., Soulsbyville - Gas was stolen from a vehicle on Kings Court.

8:11 p.m., Don Pedro area - A man in his late 20s with a scruffy beard and curly hair was reportedly parked in a woman's driveway when she got home and said he was waiting for someone on Stoney Court.. Her husband followed him and he was just "driving around."

10:25 p.m., Sonora - A man and woman were both arrested for spousal abuse after an altercation on Chukar Circle.


5:10 a.m., Jamestown - A purse was reportedly stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 18300 block of Highway 108.

Felony bookings:


3:48 a.m., Sonora - Lisa Richelle Carson, 48, of Modesto, was booked on suspicion of petty theft with prior convictions, receiving known stolen property, drug possession and drug transportation and misdemeanor driving with a suspended license and drug paraphernalia possession after an arrest at Highway 108 and El Ray Lane.

4:16 a.m, Sonora - Lisa Barbrette Flores, 46, of Modesto, was booked on suspicion of receiving known stolen property, drug possession, drug manufacturing and misdemeanor unlawful display of registration after an arrest at Highway 108 and El Ray Lane.


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


2:27 p.m., Sonora - Edward Stephan Greenberg, 47, of the 200 block of Greenley Road, was booked after an arrest at the Sonora Crossroads shopping center on Sanguinetti Road.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:52 a.m., Rail Road Flat - An arrest was made for a drug violation on North Rail Road Flat and Summit Level roads.

11:45 a.m., Copperopolis - An arrest was made after a suspicious person was reported on Bow Drive and Little John Road.

1:06 p.m., Murphys - Someone was arrested for suspicion of vandalism on Tom Bell Road.

2:13 p.m., Arnold - Vandalism was reported on Jerrilynn Drive.

4:39 p.m., Valley Springs - A ring was stolen on Gold Nugget Drive.

6:17 p.m. Copperopolis - A suspicious man walked around Quill Road and Pinon Drive picking up pine cones and sticks.

8:58 p.m., San Andreas - A suspicious person was arrested on a local warrant on East Saint Charles Street.

9:34 p.m., San Andreas - An arrest was made on a local warrant on Sunset Street.

Felony bookings


7:35 a.m., San Andreas - Richard Arthur Hillgardner, 33, of the 2800 block of Hartvickson Lane, Valley Springs, was booked on felony second-degree burglary charges after an arrest on the first block of West St. Charles Street.

10:08 a.m., Rail Road Flat - Scott Free Clark, 36, of the 6500 block of Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, was booked on felony transportation of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for sale. He was also booked on suspicion of misdemeanor driving under the influence.

11:51 a.m., Copperopolis - Kevin Bradley Scholtka, 26, of the 3500 block of Arrowhead Street, was booked on felony second-degree burglary charges and misdemeanor possession of unlawful paraphernalia and disorderly conduct after an arrest at Bow Drive and Little John Road.

2:18 p.m., Murphys - Bradley Ray Shaw, 31, of the 1200 block of Main Street, Douglas Flat, was booked on felony vandalism charges after an arrest on the 300 block of Tom Bell Road.