Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


12:33 p.m., Mokelumne Hill -Someone on Highway 49 and Big Bar Road said a young woman was sitting on a bridge and appeared "shaken."

3:22 p.m., San Andreas - A man on Jeff Tuttle Drive said he received bills from expenses he did not incur.

7:43 p.m., Burson - Someone said they saw trespassers and believed they were going to fish at an olive orchard pond on Hillvale Drive.

Cal Fire reported the following:


11:05 a.m., Mokelumne Hill - Half-acre vegetation fire on Jesus Maria Road.


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


8:06 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A suspicious package covered in a blanket was by a propane tank on Morning Star Drive.

2:09 p.m., civil problem - A vehicle "did burnouts and chipped a few windows" at a high school on North Washington Street.

5:13 p.m., animal complaints - A dog "looked stressed" in a parked car on Old Wards Ferry Road.

5:46 p.m., unclassified - A man with "shoulder length scruffy hair" exposed his "backside" at a parking lot on Old Wards Ferry Road.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


12:32 p.m., East Sonora - A juvenile kept running away from school on Standard Road. His mom came to school and he ran away from her too.

2:47 p.m., Twain Harte - A man on Twain Harte Drive said someone was "off his meds" and acting strangely.

3:55 p.m., East Sonora - A woman on Crystal Falls Drive West said her neighbor had a long gun and was going to shoot her.

7:31 p.m., Groveland - A man was beat up at his home on Grizzly Circle.

Felony bookings


8:09 a.m., Sonora - Troy Hayden Loveday, 30, of the 1700 block of Von Klieben Road, was booked on suspicion of drug possession after an arrest at Highway 108 east of Washington Street.


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


5:00 p.m., Jamestown- Pablo Alberto Arebalo, 46, of the 1200 block of River Road, Vernalis, was booked after an arrest at Highway 120, and Green Springs Road.

7:07 p.m., Jamestown - Steven Roger McBride, 33, of the 10300 block of Preston Lane was booked after an arrest on Campo Seco Road.