News of record for Oct. 17, 2013

Union Democrat staff


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


8:31 a.m., school assist - An officer confiscated some scooters from students at Sonora High School.

10:35 a.m., alcohol - A woman was cited and released for having an open container at the Odd Fellows Cemetery on Lytton Street.

11 a.m., assault - Assault was reported on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road. The caller did not want to press charges.

11:48 a.m., trespass - Officers escorted someone off of business property on the first block of Pesce Way after the person reportedly caused a disturbance the day before.

12:05 p.m., traffic accident - A non-injury vehicle versus bicyclist accident was reported on the 400 block of South Washington Street.

12:42 p.m., fraud - A fraudulent check was reportedly sent in the mail to a business on the 300 block of South Washington Street.

2:12 p.m., public intoxication - A man was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public after reportedly causing a disturbance and refusing to leave a business on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:16 a.m., Mi-Wuk Village - A man and woman were in an argument on the 20600 block of Chief Fuller Way. The woman said the man hit himself and was going to tell law enforcement that she hit him. The man said she hit him.

8:54 a.m., Sonora area - Someone reportedly tried to use another's credit card on Jury Ranch Road to buy an iPhone on .

9:24 a.m., Twain Harte - A possible fraudulent phone call was reported at a business on the 23300 block of Middle Camp Road.

11:42 a.m., Columbia - A woman said her daughter had "everything stolen," on the 27300 block of Italian Bar Road and that someone has been shooting at someone for two weeks and someone left a dead bird on a doorstep. The daughter said a stack of wood and trash were taken and that her mother may have overreacted.

11:47 a.m., Sonora area - A home was reportedly broken into over the weekend with thefts including a Social Security card, credit cards, vehicle pink slips, a birth certificate, jewelry and a coin collection on the 22600 block of Wildcat Ridge Road.

12:45 p.m., Sonora - A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public at Highway 108 and Stockton Road.

8:17 p.m., Tuolumne - A woman reported her daughter was out of control, yelling, screaming and trying to punch holes in the walls on the 18500 block of Pine Street.

8:56 p.m., Soulsbyville - Someone reported trouble in the neighborhood with kids on skateboards playing "doorbell ditch" and taking mail from mailboxes at Starr King Drive and Clouds Rest Road.

8:59 p.m., Jamestown - An argument reportedly turned physical with five people at Main and Humbug streets. No one involved was found when deputies arrived.

9:15 p.m., Jamestown - A disturbance escalated from a woman reportedly almost running over dogs which weren't leashed on the 17400 block of High School Road. Someone reportedly threatened her and her family, a man got out a baseball bat in response and someone took the bat. Officers counseled everyone involved.


12:03 a.m., Tuolumne - A man reported his daughter "just smacked him upside the head," on the 18400 block of Elm Avenue.

12:28 a.m., Jamestown - A woman said her son is living in a car, set a fire in the car and refused to come out on the 17900 block of Seco Street. The fire was out and he agreed to sleep inside when officers arrived.

7:49 a.m., Sonora - A man said his ex-employee tried to break into his home last Thursday night and he allowed him to stay the night, but then he found all his medical marijuana missing on the 20700 block of Lyons Bald Mountain Road.

Felony bookings


8:14 a.m., Sonora - Clayton Lee Johnson, 28, a transient, was booked on suspicion of willful infliction of corporal injury on a person after an arrest at Green and Jackson streets.

12:44 p.m., Crystal Falls - Edward Lee Jones, 22, of the 16700 block of South Creekside Drive, was booked on suspicion of drug possession for sale, violation of probation and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after an arrest at his home.

3:18 p.m., Jamestown - Brain Jasper Armstrong, 30, of the 18400 block of Marquis Drive, Twain Harte, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor hypodermic needle possession after an arrest at Main and Seco streets.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:17 a.m., Valley Springs - Someone was reportedly staying in a trailer and using someone's well water and electricity on Highway 12.

9:51 a.m., Avery - Someone reportedly broke into a church along Highway 4, but it was unknown what was taken.

12:12 p.m., Valley Springs - A man was arrested on suspicion of trespassing after someone reported a neighbor "snooping" around his or her shop on Berkesey Lane.

12:27 p.m., West Point - The bottom part of a china hutch was reported stolen sometime during the day off a business' front porch on Main Street.

1:20 p.m., San Andreas - A woman was arrested on a local misdemeanor warrant and suspicion of being drunk in public on Treat Avenue.

3:22 p.m., Angels Camp - Someone called in two girls who tried to buy $5,000 worth of jewelry whose cards didn't work on South Main Street.

11:27 p.m., Valley Springs - A woman was arrested on local misdemeanor warrants at a business on the 200 block of Highway 12.


12:57 a.m., San Andreas - Someone reported a person with a flashlight on a property on Pope Street.

Felony bookings


11 p.m., Angels Camp - Brittney Janet Booth, 27, of Fresno, was booked on suspicion of grand theft, identity theft, forgery, second degree burglary and conspiracy after an arrest on the 400 block of South Main Street.

11 p.m., Angels Camp - Bobi Jo Heiss, 26, of Oakhurst, was booked on suspicion of grand theft, identity theft, forgery, second degree burglary and conspiracy after an arrest at Highway 49 and Birds Way.

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