Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10:11 a.m., Arnold - An attempted break-in was reported on Highway 4.

11:07 a.m., Copperopolis - A theft was reported on Sawmill Road.

11:28 a.m., Valley Springs - A family dispute was reported on Demin Court.

1:05 p.m., Vallecito - A person was yelling profanities and threats on Parrotts Ferry Road.

1:31 p.m., Arnold - Trespassing was reported at a Highway 4 business.

4:10 p.m., Mountain Ranch - Theft was reported on Shine Way.

6:04 p.m., Valley Springs - A disturbance was reported on Saint Andrews Drive.

7:24 p.m., Murphys - A suspicious vehicle was at Feeney Park.

8:23 p.m., Arnold - Someone on Shady Circle reported trespassing on a neighbor's property.

8:30 p.m., San Andreas - An arrest was made on Main Street for public intoxication.


5:53 a.m., Valley Springs - A male curled up with a blanket over him was reported on Highway 12.


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


7:39 a.m., suspicious circumstances - Someone reported a man in a long, dark coat coming to the door and asking to charge his cell phone, because he was stranded, on Summit Avenue. The caller offered to make a call for him instead, but he declined. Police did not locate him.

9:21 a.m. animal complaints - A pit bull was reported at large at East Pasadena Avenue and West Lane.

10:08 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A woman was reportedly standing in the road for over 10 minutes and almost hit by cars several times on Hospital Road. She was gone when police arrived.

10:49 a.m., traffic accident - An officer assisted in information exchange after a non-injury accident at Shaws Flat Road and North Washington Street.

11:58 a.m., theft - Firearms were reported stolen on Corte Del Encino.

12:47 p.m., traffic accident - An officer assisted in information exchange after a non-injury accident at Gold and South Stewart streets.

3:28 p.m., theft - Fraudulent charges were made to a debit card in Sonora and Jamestown.

4:28 p.m., suspicious circumstances - Someone reported finding a 2-by-3 foot piece of paper with a death threat to two local transients on South Washington Street. Officers didn't locate the paper.

11:04 p.m., public intoxication - A man was cited and released to the care of Sonora Regional Medical Center on suspicion of public intoxication on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:53 a.m., Sonora - Someone on Racetrack Road found two military-type duffel bags with three long guns inside.

9:42 a.m., Tuolumne - Someone on Woodhams Carne Road said her 14 year-old daughter had been home alone with two 19-year-old men. One of the men left his wallet at the house.

11:39 a.m., East Sonora - A caller said a man was coming into a grocery store and harassing female employees by acting "creepy."

12:31 p.m., Columbia - Someone reported that a male and female were "ransacking houses" on Big Hill Road.

12:38 p.m., Sonora - Someone on Buena Vista Avenida reported losing a diamond, just under a carat, out of her ring on Saturday.

12:50 p.m., Columbia - Someone on Columbia Village Drive reported being harassed by a female in person, over the phone and on the Internet.

1:23 p.m., Sonora - Someone on Wilcox Ranch Road said his soon-to-be stepson just busted out a window and hit and choked a 16-year-old girl. The caller said the person is "spun out on meth."

2:35 p.m., Soulsbyville - Someone was knocking on doors along Willow Springs Drive.

2:44 p.m., Groveland - Someone on Ferretti Road said one of her personal checks were altered with a different amount and payee on it.

2:54 p.m., East Sonora - A man at a Mono Way business was trying to cash a stolen check.

3:52 p.m., Jamestown - Someone on Mill Villa Road said her boyfriend took her revolver from her gun safe.

4:12 p.m., Sonora -Someone on Berg Court spoke with someone who "does not want to be here anymore and said that she overdosed on pills."

5:11 p.m., Groveland - A logger on Cherry Lake Road came across two males and one female behind a closed gate. The caller said the gate states "no entry" and the female looked very cold.

5:12 p.m., Jamestown - A 14-year-old was in custody after allegedly shoplifting at a business along Highway 108.

5:53 p.m., Columbia -Someone on Parrotts Ferry Road said her boyfriend had been drinking and said that he doesn't want to be alive anymore.

6:37 p.m., Columbia -Someone on State Street said she saw a male wearing all black on a bicycle look into her neighbor's window.

9:02 p.m., Sonora - Someone on Wards Ferry Road said her father took her phone and would not give it back and was threatening to smash it.

9:23 p.m., Sonora - Someone on Creekside Drive said his father took his dog out of his house.


12:48 a.m., Columbia -Someone on Bigler Street said her roommate is out-of-control and thinks there are messages coming out of the carpet. The caller said the roommate locked herself in the bedroom, which has a decorative sword.

7:17 a.m., Jamestown - Someone said someone drove off with a hose and nozzle at a Highway 108 gas station.

8:04 a.m., Columbia - Someone on South Airport Road said while she was sleeping someone shot her house with a shotgun.

Felony bookings


3:55 p.m., Sonora area - Michael James Wagoner, 22, of the 18600 block of Highway 108, Jamestown, was booked on suspicion of forgery and violation of probation, after an arrest on Mono Way.