News of record for Dec. 18, 2013

Union Democrat staff


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


10:06 a.m., traffic accidents - A woman said a white SUV ran her off the road on Mono Way. The suspect vehicle was last seen heading east. The woman was not injured and her vehicle was towed for a flat tire.

10:48 a.m., public intoxication - A 47-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication after he was heard screaming and banging on the door of a Sanguinetti Road business.

4:13 p.m., public intoxication - Two separate witnesses reported a man stumbling around near a Sanguinetti Road bus stop and urinating in front of a bunch of people. The 48-year-old suspect was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.

7:07 p.m., property damage - A man at apartments on Columbia Way said a tire on his vehicle was slashed overnight. Two other tires were slashed Sunday.

7:21 p.m., theft - A boy's iPhone was stolen from his P.E. locker at Sonora High School. He tracked the phone to a county business but employees there denied having the phone and stated no high school students had been at the business that day.

7:54 p.m., suspicious circumstances - Someone reported a woman selling fur coats from the trunk of a vehicle in a parking lot on Sanguinetti Road.

Sheriff's Office logs were unavailable

Felony bookings


4:08 p.m., Sonora - Ashlyn Lee Francis, 19, of the 10100 block of Shady Dawn Lane, Jamestown, was booked on suspicion of burglary and drug possession, after an arrest in a commercial plaza on West Stockton Road.

6:10 p.m., Crystal Falls - Nickolas Random Rizzo, 30, of the 1400 block of East Rumble Road, Modesto, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs with prior convictions, after an arrest at Longeway Road and Niagara River Drive.

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


4:28 p.m., Jamestown - Kain Alexander Vombaur, 39, of the 8400 block of Old Melones Dam Road, was arrested on Shell Road south of Rawhide Road.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


1:30 p.m., Burson - A business on Highway 12 was burglarized.

5:07 p.m., Angels Camp - A man said someone tried to get into his house on Highway 49. He heard the door slam but did not see anyone.

11:17 p.m., West Point - A woman looked outside her home on Rabbit Foot Road and saw someone cross the driveway in front of her Jeep. She only saw shadows and didn't have a description of the suspect. Her garage has been burglarized in the past and she believed squatters were living in a nearby vacant house.

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