News of Record for July 28, 2014

Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:08 a.m., Valley Springs - Someone stole mail from a home on Brooks Road.

8:17 a.m., Murphys - Someone on Highway 4 said their son was asked to leave but slept outside on a hammock instead.

12:03 p.m., Valley Springs - Someone called a resident on Baldwin Street and "posed" as a computer company representative to scam them of $400.

8:30 p.m., Arnold - People argued in a store on Highway 4.


5:11 a.m., Jenny Lind - Someone on Shelton Road said her neighbor's construction crews were making noise. She was advised to call back on a non-emergency line.

Felony bookings


None Reported.


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


None Reported.


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


10:06 a.m., public intoxication - A drunk woman had a difficult time standing after she was "dropped off" at a business on Mono Way.

10:17 a.m., animal complaints - A woman on North Washington Street said she had ongoing problems with the neighbor's barking dogs.

3:17 p.m., parking - A woman on East Pasadena Avenue said her neighbor's trailer blocked her driveway.

6:03 p.m., robbery - A man at a Greenley Road hospital said someone hit him in the head and robbed him in front of a Sonora-area bank.

7:14 p.m., theft - A man at a South Washington Street grocery store stole $11 worth of merchandise. He was described as wearing shorts with "big blue" flowers and a black beard.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:30 a.m., Tuolumne - A truck on Yosemite Road was "syrupped" and plastic "wrapped."

12:18 p.m., Sonora area - A man on Jamestown Road said a scammer called and said he would be arrested if he did not wire the IRS money.

1:03 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on Main Street said someone was stealing propane tanks.

1:36 p.m., Sonora area - A man at a Mono Way restaurant was refused service after he attempted to use a "poorly made" fake credit card.

1:47 p.m., Twain Harte - Two boys at a park on Meadow Drive argued over a girl.

5:13 p.m., Jamestown - A man on Oneil Court said his mother held on to his truck until he had a valid drivers license.

8:06 p.m., Columbia - A woman at an RV park on Parrotts Ferry Road trespassed and said she would not move her RV because her license was expired.

9:33 p.m., Sonora area - Someone on Rough and Ready Trail said their neighbor's loud music shook his house.

10:47 p.m., Sonora area - A child on Via Este Road called the Sheriff's Office because she was "disciplined" by her mother.


12:54 a.m., Jamestown - A child on Fifth Avenue was afraid her drunk father was going to drive. The father agreed to "relax" and to bed.

7:30 a.m., Groveland - A caller on Reid Circle said their "ex-fiance" pawned coins and other valuables while the caller was in jail.

Felony bookings


None reported.


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


2:21 p.m., Sonora area - Misty Dawn Gavi, 30, of the 10500 block of Petticoat Junction, Jamestown, was booked after an arrest on Mono Way at Tuolumne Road.

7:50 p.m., Jamestown - William Charles Brewer, 48, of the 10600 block of Reservoir Road, was booked after an arrest on 8th Street at Sierra Avenue.

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