Union Democrat staff


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


1:07 a.m., disturbance - Someone at a Greenley Road apartment complex said there was a loud party.

7:02 a.m., unclassified - Someone on Lower Sunset Drive had ongoing issues with their neighbor sunbathing nude.

10:02 a.m., public peace - A woman on Shaws Flat Road said her 32-year-old son was upset and she wanted an officer to "calm him down."

3:24 p.m., theft - A shoplifter at a South Washington Street store fled on foot.

4:59 p.m., domestic dispute - A man on South Green Street wanted to talk to an officer about a possible "confrontation" with his son.

6:15 p.m., hazardous situation - An officer on South Stewart Street moved "big pieces" of glass out of the road.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:51 a.m., Sonora area - A man on Crystal Falls Drive West said a woman screamed at him in violation of a restraining order.

5:23 p.m., Pinecrest - An "older" man at Lakeshore Avenue asked women for hugs.


7:46 a.m., Buck Meadows - A man "from another country" at a Highway 120 business misdialed 911 and was confused.


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


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

3:54 a.m., Sonora area - Christopher Scott Benson, 34, of the 200 block of Clark Ranch Road, Bishop, was booked after an arrest on Mono Way and Highway 108.

11:15 a.m., Jamestown - Arlene Johnson, 49, of the 1700 block of Don Pedro Road, Ceres, was booked after an arrest on Highway 49 and 5th Avenue.

9:31 p.m., Jamestown - Carly Dale Johnson, 19, of the 21500 block of Shaws Flat Road, Sonora, was booked after an arrest at Main and Seco streets.


12:03 a.m., Groveland - James Joshua Cooper, 22, of the 18500 block of Dome Court, was booked after an arrest on Highway 120 and Merrill Road.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:28 a.m., Valley Springs - People on Baldwin Street argued over stolen kittens.

1:40 p.m., Valley Springs - An unsuccessful scam attempt was reported on Oakmont Court.

8:11 p.m., Valley Springs - Someone on Sparrow Road saw a man take pictures of their house.

10:48 p.m., Mokelumne Hill - A woman on West Center Street thought she saw a person on her property.


1:43 a.m., Angels Camp - Someone on Highway 49 said her friends "got loud and obnoxious."

Felony bookings


3:26 p.m., San Andreas - Jennifer Ilene Colbert, 40, of the 100 block of Bullion Hill Drive, Valley Springs, was booked on suspicion of burglary, grand theft of a bank card and misdemeanor disorderly conduct after an arrest on the 200 block of Treat Street.