News of Record for August 15, 2014

Union Democrat staff


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


4:32 p.m., traffic accidents - A vehicle on South Washington Street backed into a stoplight.

6:10 p.m., vandalism - A man on East Lyons Street believed his neighbor spat on his car.

7:59 p.m., suspicious circumstances - A man on South Shepherd Street was afraid of "retaliation."

10:51 p.m., suspicious circumstances - Someone on South Barretta drive heard footsteps outside her window.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


1:06 p.m., Sonora area - A woman on Curtis Court "hissed" and made attacking gestures to a man.

1:16 p.m., Jamestown - Deputies explained to a man on Jamestown Road he could not "kick out" his wife.

7:39 p.m., Tuolumne - A woman on Rozier and Main streets locked her keys and 1-year-old nephew in her car.

9:49 p.m., East Sonora - People at a Mono Way store agreed to separate for the night after an argument.

Felony bookings


3 p.m., Sonora - James Earl McPherson, 31, of the 1200 block of Kenneth Avenue, Seaside, was booked on suspicion of continuous molestation of a child under age 14, and lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 after an arrest on the first block of Lower Sunset Drive.


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


2:14 a.m., Sonora - Robert Michael Harrington, 32, of the 18400 block of Jamestown Road, Jamestown, was booked after an arrest at Highway 108 and Washington Street.


12:18 a.m., Sonora area - Gregory Scott Grissom, 56, of the first block of Saratoga Road, was booked after an arrest at Mono Way and Tuolumne Road.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:58 a.m., San Andreas - A business on Mountain Ranch Road made daily "phantom calls" to 911 because of equipment issues.

10:28 a.m., Murphys - Someone at a Highway 4 gas station reported an argument.

1:28 p.m., Copperopolis - Two dogs on Morado Circle had an "altercation."

3:40 p.m., Valley Springs - Someone on Garner Place was assaulted.

3:50 p.m., Camp Connell - Someone on Meko Drive saw a person around their house.

5:08 p.m., Mokelumne Hill - A shed and motorhome on Highway 49 were broken into.

6:57 p.m., Murphys - Someone said transients possibly lived in a building on Big Trees Road.

7:37 p.m., Arnold - People on Country Club Drive screamed and yelled during an argument.


12:52 a.m., Wilseyville - Someone on Poverty Lane caught a man "sneaking around" in their backyard.

2:36 a.m., Mokelumne Hill - A man on Highway 49 said he saw fireworks "going up" in the air.

Felony bookings


8 a.m., Burson - Jacqueline Ann Rosofsky, 33, of the 11900 block of Brandy Lane, was booked on suspicion of prohibited ownership of a firearm and misdemeanor possession or use of a stun gun by a felon after an arrest at her home.


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


3 a.m., Angels Camp - Jack Nicholas Conlin, 24, of the 100 block of Acorn Drive, was booked after an arrest on the first block of North Main Street.

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