Union Democrat staff


The Sonora Police reported the following:


9:56 a.m., animal complaints - An aggressive dog was on the loose on East Jackson Street. The homeowner was contacted.

10:35 a.m., traffic accident - An accident occurred at a business on West Stockton Street.

12:22 p.m., theft - A purse was stolen from a bar on South Washington Street.

1:11 p.m., DUI - An allegedly drunken driver arrived to pick up her child at Sonora Elementary School. The driver left prior to officers' arrival.The driver was arrested following a traffic stop.

5:54 p.m., disorderly conduct - A man and woman argued on Mono Way. The man allegedly threw a bottle at the woman, who left in a car. Officers checked the area.

9:13 p.m., fraudulent activities - A South Barretta Street woman said checks were stolen from her home. She received a phone call from her bank reporting that the checks were cashed with a forged signature. She had suspect information.

The Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:51 a.m., coroner's case - A death from natural causes was reported on South Court.

9:30 a.m. burglary - A person found a door open and a window broken at a business on Highway 49. She contacted the owner.

3:02 p.m., theft - A person reported embezzlement by a former employee on Mechanical Drive.

3:28 p.m., suicidal or mental subject - A woman said her daughter threatened to kill herself on Morris Road. The daughter was in the bedroom holding a pocket knife but was calm.

3:58 p.m., property found - A man found a driver's license, credit cards, adding machine, a jacket and other miscellaneous items on his property and believes they were stolen.

4:22 p.m., harassments - A man was having trouble with his confrontation neighbor on Camino Del Parque.

5:21 p.m., brandishing - A man said his roommate brandished a kitchen knife at him after they were in an argument on Sparrow Lane.

11:27 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A person heard a male screaming for help near the intersection of Greenley and Cabezut roads.


Felony bookings


9:40 a.m., Sonora - Amy Lynn Munoz, 35, of Sonora, was arrested on suspicion of auto theft, receiving a stolen vehicle, transporting or selling drugs, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

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


1:15 p.m., Sonora - Roxann Kelly Andrie, 41, of an unspecified Sonora address, was booked after an arrest on Mono Way at Roselyn Lane.

5:54 p.m., Groveland - Casey Lynn Dugan, 50, of the 11800 block of Powderhouse Street, was booked for DUI and driving with a suspended license after an arrest on Ferretti West at Highway 120.

6:45 p.m., Sonora - Burton Paul Nelson, of the 10900 block of Green Street, was booked for DUI and possession of a concealed weapon after an arrest at Highway 49 and O'Hara Drive.


The Calaveras County Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10:39 a.m., disturbance - A dispute between a separating couple occurred on West Saint Charles Street in San Andreas.

2:55 p.m., suspicious or parked vehicle - An officer responded at Copper Cove Drive and Cheyenne Road in Copperopolis.

3:10 p.m., battery - An assault was reported at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds on Frogtown Road in Angels Camp.

6:19 p.m., theft - A civil issue involving a canine occurred on Nickerson Lane in Murphys.


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


11:44 p.m., Valley Springs - Tyler Wayman West, 21, of the 1200 block of Gill Ranch Road, was booked after an arrest at his home.