News of record for Oct. 16, 2013

Union Democrat staff


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


5:39 a.m., fight - A fight was reported on the 200 block of Greenley Road. The caller did not want to press charges.

12:19 p.m., assault - A patient at Sonora Regional Medical Center was assaulted on Oct. 10 and wanted to press charges.

1:20 p.m., disorderly conduct - A man reportedly made unwanted advances on a woman on Hospital Road. The man was asked to leave the area.

3:50 p.m., harassment - A man said a woman constantly harasses him when he rides by on his bicycle on South Washington Street.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


2:38 p.m., Soulsbyville - A woman on Adams Court said she received an email about a scam involving $7 million.

3:06 p.m., Twain Harte - A diamond and a pearl were reported stolen on the 18800 block of Manzanita Drive.

3:38 p.m., Sonora area - Two men with facial hair in a red Toyota Tacoma 2-door pickup truck dumped trash on the side of the road at Big Hill Road and Rosy Ridge Court.

5:42 p.m., Sonora - A woman on the 20600 block of Lori Lane said she needed her boyfriend out of the house after an argument.

7:26 p.m., Sonora area - Someone called in an argument between a man and a woman in which the woman reportedly said, "I am leaving you. Please don't hit me again," before taking a walk at Rockridge Way and Stone Lane.

7:47 p.m., Sonora - An altercation was reported between two female patients at a care home on Greenley Road. There were no injuries, and the caller was just mandated to report it.

10:46 p.m., Twain Harte - Someone reported a shirtless man running around, cussing and growling in the area of the 18800 block of Manzanita Drive.


4:33 a.m., Tuolumne - A driver stopped in the road to change CDs in his trunk at Main Street and Bay Avenue. An officer told him to stop in a safer location next time.


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


4:39 p.m., Groveland area - Charmaine Lloyd, 61, of Enterprise Road, Jamestown, was booked after an arrest on Highway 120, south of Highway 108.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:36 a.m., Dorrington - A boat motor was reported stolen on Kenshaw Way.

11:26 a.m., Valley Springs - A dog was stolen from a business on the first block of Highway 26.

11:42 a.m., Valley Springs - Someone reported a black package inside a garbage bag with tape wrapped around it at a business on the 200 block of Highway 12.

1:48 p.m., Valley Springs - Someone reported people staying in a tent near a water tower off Oak Street.

3:32 p.m., Valley Springs - People living behind a business were "becoming a problem" on the first block of California Street.

6:47 p.m., Murphys - A hitchhiker made criminal threats at a business on the 100 block of Highway 4.

Felony bookings:


5:04 p.m., Angels Camp - Deameatri Alwin Johns, 33, of the 1100 block of Bret Harte Road, was booked on suspicion of attempted kidnapping, inflicting corporal injury on a person and threatening with intent to terrorize on the 100 block of East Saint Charles Street.


1:35 p.m., Jenny Lind - Henry Munoz Moreno, 74, of the 8200 block of Highway 26,was booked on suspicion of discharging a firearm with gross negligence and misdemeanor and misdemeanor exhibiting a firearm replica after an arrest at his home.

3:25 p.m., Copperopolis - Braden Paul Lay, 35, of the 24400 block of Lodge Way, Sonora, was booked on suspicion of kidnapping, false imprisonment with violence and misdemeanor battery after an arrest on Conner Estates Drive.


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


12:01 a.m., Mokelumne Hill - Rae Ann Marie McCoy, 48, of the 8800 block of Miwok Trail, was booked after an arrest on the 8500 block of West Center Street.

5:25 p.m., Valley Springs - Amanda Lynn Suechting, 40, of the 300 block of Loera Hills Road, was booked after an arrest on the 100 block of Loera Hills Road.

7:41 p.m., Angels Camp - Jeffrey Aaron Welsh, 44, of Modesto, was booked after an arrest on Acorn Drive.


3:17 a.m., Valley Springs - Matthew E. Brechtel, 21, of the 400 block of Foothill Court, was booked after an arrest at Baldwin Street and Highway 26.


1:20 p.m., San Andreas area - Mario Raymond Espinoza Jr., 58, of the 4800 block of Little John Road, was booked after an arrest on Highway 4, west of Pool Station Road.

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