News of Record for March 19, 2014

Union Democrat staff


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


7:18 p.m., civil problem - A woman at a business on Sanguinetti Road said she wired money to someone in Chico for concert tickets. The money was taken, but the tickets were never received.


12:19 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A woman said that she could see an open window at a residence on South Shepherd Street.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


1:06 p.m., Twain Harte - Someone on Big Hill Road said that a man approached him in a threatening manner and poked him in the chest.

1:40 p.m., Tuolumne - A man was caught on video opening packages of food and eating them, and leaving behind the wrappers in a store on Tuolumne Road.

7:50 p.m., Columbia - Someone on Green Street said that a man was causing a disturbance. Deputies spoke with the man and he agreed to go to bed for the night.

9:33 p.m., Sonora area - A woman on Beckwith Road said that her mother had fallen and could not get up.

10:25 p.m., Sugar Pine - A woman on Middle Camp Road said that her daughter was making suicidal threats. The woman called back and told deputies her daughter was in bed resting and no longer making threats.

11:37 p.m., Columbia - A man on Gunsight Road said he asked a woman to leave his residence and she told him to "hold on." The man talked to deputies and agreed to let the woman stay the night until she sobered up.


1:19 a.m., Tuolumne - A man on Main Street had rubber gloves and a broken police scanner. He told deputies that he was hiding from law enforcement because he had a warrant out for his arrest. Deputies released him at the scene.

Felony bookings


4:57 p.m., Sonora -Gary Alan Armstrong, 45, homeless, was booked on suspicion of causing injuries while driving under the influence, after an arrest at Stockton and Woods Creek roads.

10:56 p.m., Twain Harte - Russel Lee Hedge, 52, of the 23000 block of Twain Harte Drive, was booked on suspicion of battery, after an arrest at his home.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


6:20 p.m. Angels Camp - Someone on Bret Harte Road called 911 and said that they were looking for a car dealership.

1:45 p.m., San Andreas - A man and a woman argued on East Saint Charles Street.

2:50 p.m., Valley Springs - Someone reported that they saw a broken window at a residence on Heinemann Drive. They believe it was broken by a BB gunshot.

Felony bookings


4:20 p.m., West Point - Zachariah William Conder, 20, of the 22000 block of Highway 26, was booked on suspicion of drug possession, after an arrest on the 600 block of Bald Mountain Road.

6:35 p.m., Valley Springs - Kimberly Deanne Decriscio, 53, of the 7000 block of Baldwin Lane, was booked on suspicion of bringing drugs into jail, and misdemeanor driving under the influence, after an arrest on Jean Lane and Highway 26.

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