News of Record for January 23, 2014

Union Democrat staff /


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


12:41 p.m., found property - A wallet was found at Morning Star Drive and Morning Star Court and returned to the owner.

2:10 p.m., suspicious circumstances - Someone reported a suspicious man sitting on the passenger side of a large yellow delivery van on Hospital Road. An officer spoke with the man and determined everything was OK.

7:07 p.m., suspicious circumstances - People were camping in a car with blankets over it parked at a hotel on South Washington Street. An officer spoke with them and they left the area.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:46 a.m., Twain Harte - A residence on Highway 108 was burglarized.

10:41 a.m., Moccasin - Someone said a white pickup was shining a spotlight on a property on Grizzly Road.

11:27 a.m., Columbia - The meter was destroyed and propane was missing from a tank on Hudson Road.

12:11 p.m., Sonora area - A woman filed a report at the Sheriff's Office on Lower Sunset Drive regarding a check her 14-year-old son received for $2,000 from the County of Tuolumne. She said there is no reason for him to get the check and believes it was fraudulent. She spoke with the county and they told her to have the incident documented by the Sheriff's Office.

1:33 p.m., Jamestown - Two men got into a shoving match at Sixth Avenue and Eighth Street, but it was brief and without injury.

3:05 p.m., Long Barn - A black and white pit bull was attacking a cat on Long Barn Road.

5:44 p.m., Crystal Falls - Computer fraud was reported on Crystal Falls Drive.

7:38 p.m., Jamestown - Someone attempted to remove parts from a vehicle parked at a business on Highway 108.

10:02 p.m., Columbia - A man said people have been camping all over his property on North Bald Mountain Road for the past 10 days. He said that he saw the suspects earlier in the day with a scope, but they all ran away in different directions when he tried to confront them.


3:52 a.m., Tuolumne - A woman on Half Mile Road received a call from a man who was trying to disguise his voice like a female's and said, "I'm waking you up to tell you to watch your back."


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


6:03 p.m., Valley Springs - A person was riding a bicycle without lights at Highway 12 and Double Springs Road and was hard to see.

7:19 p.m., San Andreas - A fight between dogs resulted in an argument between people at a business on West St. Charles Street.

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