Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:23 a.m, Jamestown - Medication was stolen on Woods Way.

11:51 a.m., Groveland - A woman on Crescent Way said she caught a man in the crawl space under her house. When she confronted him outside, he allegedly threw his bicycle at her.

7:54 p.m., Tuolumne - A man allegedly threatened to "scalp" another man on Bodenhammer Avenue.


3:07 a.m., East Sonora - A man said someone ripped the doors off his shed and stole his medical marijuana on the 14600 block of Mono Way.

9:21 a.m., Sonora - Mail boxes for multiple business along Mono Way were reported open with no mail inside.

10:45 a.m., Groveland - A Smith Station Road resident said the owner of her residence threatened her while trying to evict her.

11:42 a.m., Twain Harte - A man reported to the police that a Las Vegas-based business is trying to fraudulently access money that is attached to his mother's estate. While the man told police his mother is of sound mind, he said she did not hire this business for any reason. Police told him his mother needs to make the report.

5:03 p.m., Jamestown - A verbal dispute between roommates was reported on Fourth Avenue. One resident was told to leave because she reportedly eats everyone else's food and lies about it.

5:45 p.m., Columbia - A woman wearing yellow pajamas was reported screaming and crying across the street from the Parrotts Ferry Road post office. Officers were unable to locate the woman.

6:04 p.m., Sonora - A bike was reported stolen on Mono Way, and the owner of a Mono Way business also reported that a man dropped off a brown bicycle about an hour prior.

7:31 p.m., Jamestown - A man was seen laying down beside his vehicle parked on the side of the road at Highway 120 and Jacksonville Road. Officers were unable to locate the man upon arrival.

10:39 p.m., Sonora - A woman reported her boyfriend's tires were slashed on Wasatch Mountain Drive.


12:59 a.m., Twain Harte - Someone reportedly stole two 30-packs of beer from a convenience store on Joaquin Gully Road.

1:39 p.m., Groveland - A person reported a trespasser on Main Street, with the reporting party saying the person regularly parks on his property and hangs out.

2:41 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on Chicken Ranch Road said her landlord has been following her and harassing her, including taking video of her while she visited another residence.

3:40 p.m., Sonora - A woman on Crystal Falls Drive reported to police that her estranged husband is making threats to ruin her life and she is afraid of him.

3:41 ap.m., Twain Harte - A bear and two cubs were spotted walking near Holly Drive.

4:21 p.m., Jamestown - A shoplifting incident was reported at Main Street business.

4:38 p.m., Sonora - A woman reported a burglary at her father's Derby Drive residence, saying they found two doors kicked in. The home was full of valuables, but the reporting party said none of them appeared to be stolen.

4:54 p.m., Groveland - A fight was reported on Smith Station Road while two men were picking up a tent trailer. One of the men was reported to have a pipe with him.

6:08 p.m., Sonora - A fight was reported on Chukar Circle between two men. One man was reportedly visiting his children at his estranged wife's residence when her new boyfriend showed up.

7:29 p.m., Jamestown - A young man was reported on Highway 108 riding a green bicycle and kicking cars in a parking lot.

8:05 p.m., Tuolumne - A man on Laurel Avenue reported one PT Cruiser and another unknown vehicle repeatedly driving by his house very slowly.

Felony bookings


12:30 a.m., Sonora - Deanna Adele Webb, 26, of the 19200 block of Pleasant View Drive, Groveland, booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest on the 400 block of Stockton Road.

1:22 a.m., Tuolumne - Claudia Lee Lavell, 31, of the 19900 block of Mi Wu Street, booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest at Main and Willow streets.

9:46 p.m., Sonora area - Gina Marie Cassettari, 25, of the 500 block of Orchard Ave., booked on suspicion of car theft, after an arrest at her home.


8:58 a.m., Sonora - Albert Anthony Liberini, 27, of Coolidge Road, Modesto, was booked on suspicion of possession of controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, suspicion of impersonation to make others liable and a misdemeanor of suspicion of possessing burglary tools after an arrest on Stewart Street and Linoberg Street.

7:51 p.m., Sonora - Justin Curtis Rainwater, 41, of 14601 Mono Way #82, was booked on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and suspicion of misdemeanor theft after an arrest at his residence.

10:25 p.m., Sonora - Roy Dee Staggs, 48, of unknown address, was booked on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant and suspicion of threatening a crime with intent to terrorize after an arrest at a West Stockton Street apartment.


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


7:02 p.m., Sonora area - Dale Eugene Jackson, 55, of Placerville, arrested on Highway 49 at Wilcox Ranch Road.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


9:30 a.m., theft - A tip jar was stolen from a coffee hut on South Washington Street.

12:37 p.m., assault - Female students got into a fight on the 400 block of North Washington Street.

3:47 p.m., harassment - A man said people were throwing shoes at him on South Shepherd Street.


8:52 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A suspicious man was spotted agitated and nervous near the old dog pound on Southgate Drive.

12:23 p.m., miscellaneous codes - A man was seen panhandling with a guitar and blocking traffic on Sanguinetti Road.

3:10 p.m., unclassified - A non-injury accident was reported at the Social Security Administration on Morning Star Drive.

6:10 p.m., disorderly conduct - A man was reportedly yelling at people near an Old Wards Ferry Road business before officers told him to leave.

6:19 p.m., animal complaint - A herd of wild turkeys was reported on Mono Way and at Timberhills.

8:50 p.m., theft - A theft was reported at a Sanguinetti Road Store, with suspects leaving in a beat up white Honda Civic.

10:46 p.m., disorderly conduct - A man in a hospital gown was reported yelling inside a Mono Way gas station restroom and refusing to come out.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


1:13 p.m., Arnold - A mobile home was broken into on Moran Road.


6:28 a.m., San Andreas - A business window was broken out on West Saint Charles Street.

8:36 a.m., Rancho Calaveras - A dog was reportedly attacked by two other dogs.

12:18 p.m., San Andreas - A fight occurred at Calaveras High School.

1:54 p.m., Valley Springs - An attempted break-in was reported at a Siegel Street residence.

4:07 p.m., Vallecito - A bear damaged fruit trees and trash cans on Parrotts Ferry Road.

6:20 p.m., Murphys - Three people were reported fighting on Highway 4, but were gone when police arrived.

6:45 p.m., San Andreas - A vehicle on Highway 12 near Central Hill Road was reported to be driving erratically.

8:31 p.m., Valley Springs - A man said he an alarm was going off and dogs were barking near Hogan Dam on Hogan Dam Road.

8:34 p.m., Vallecito - A bear was reportedly trying to get into a residence on Parrotts Ferry Road, pounding on the kitchen window.

10:55 p.m., Valley Springs - A report was made of a possible vehicle driving on a Highway 26 Golf Course.


Cited on suspicion of driving under the influence:


9:10 p.m., Arnold - Tommy Earl Jones, 55, of Citrus Heights, arrested on the 200 block of Cedar Street.