Union Democrat staff


The Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office reported the following:


11:18 a.m., Soulsbyville area - A man said a woman hit his daughter in the face on Starr King Drive.

1:40 p.m., Sonora area - A customer at a car rental business on the 13400 block of Mono Way threw a credit card swipe machine at an employee.

2:08 p.m., Sonora area - A person pretending to be from the IRS attempted to phone scam a resident on Montgomery Road.

3:28 p.m., Groveland area - The door to a home was kicked in on Morgan Drive.

5:45 p.m., Tuolumne - A man on Main Street said a woman barricaded him in his bedroom and he was also missing money.

5:58 p.m., Tuolumne - A woman on Inks Drive said she was assaulted in Sacramento by a man.

6:02 p.m., Twain Harte area - A man said two women broke into a home and loaded up a truck with items on Diamond Placer Circle. A trailer was also allegedly broken into.

9:32 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village - A home was broken into sometime in the past two weeks on Lama Road Teumete and a television, generator and wiring were stolen.


12:24 a.m., Sonora area - A man reportedly left his 9-year-old daughter at the hospital on the 1000 block of Greenley Road, but the hospital said they could not treat the child without a guardian present.

Felony bookings


5:32 a.m., Jamestown - Joshua Nathaniel Teeple, 21, of an unknown address on Silver Pine Drive, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor possession of a billy club and drug paraphernalia after an arrest on Circle Drive at Alley Drive.

5:45 p.m., Tuolumne - Amber Rose Mello, 23, of the 18100 block of Bodenhammer Avenue, booked on suspicion of narcotic possession after an arrest on Porto Fino Road.


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


7:39 p.m., Sonora - Donald Ray Pendergast, 36, of the 17800 block of Good Shepherd Road, was booked after an arrest on Washington Street at Cowan Street.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


8:09 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A woman was yelling at passing cars on Oakside Drive.

11:13 a.m., drugs - Drugs were found on the 700 block of South Washington Street.

2:01 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A man offered children doughnuts at Rotary Park on Woods Creek Drive.

2:45 p.m., fight - A man jumped out of a cab on Mono Way at Greenley Road and started a fight with a man on the sidewalk.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:15 a.m., San Andreas - Locks were cut and equipment stolen from the old cement plant on Poole Station Road.

8:26 a.m., San Andreas - A school bus was vandalized on Old Oak Road.

10:21 a.m., Arnold - A citation was issued after a traffic stop on Meadow Lane.

3:24 p.m., San Andreas - Grand theft occurred at a mobile home park on Gold Strike Road.

4:07 p.m., Vallecito - A man wearing black laid down next to the street on Borbe Ranch Road.

4:57 p.m., Burson - An arrest was made after a firearm discharge on Camanche Parkway South.

8:03 p.m., Murphys - Youths were skateboarding on memorials near a wine tasting room on Main Street.

8:43 p.m., Valley Springs - A band practiced loudly on Westhill Road.

10:24 p.m., Valley Springs - Two cars chased each other in a parking lot on Highway 12.


3:39 a.m., San Andreas - A frantic woman tried to flag down drivers on Central Hill Road.

Felony bookings


4:55 p.m., Campo Seco - Adam Ryan Gross, 40, of the 200 block of Daphne Street, Valley Springs, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and carrying a loaded firearm after an arrest on Arkansas Ferry Road.

8:53 p.m., Copperopolis - David Hendry Elliott, 51, of the 400 block of Poker Flat Road, was booked on suspicion of assault after an arrest at his home.

11:11 p.m., Wallace - Lee Matthew Smith, 31, of the 10900 block of Limestone Drive, was booked on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition and misdemeanor reckless driving, resisting a peace officer and discharging a firearm after an arrest on the 10800 block of Camanche Parkway South.