News of Record for September 4, 2014

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The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


11:12 a.m., animal complaints - A dog on South Barretta Street barked for two hours.

2:31 p.m., animal complaints - Two small dogs escaped from a parked car on South Washington Street.

6:31 p.m., unwanted person - A woman on West Stockton Road refused to leave a motel.

7:06 p.m., burglary - Someone broke into a Mono Way apartment and stole items.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


8:56 a.m., Tuolumne - A woman on North Tuolumne Road said someone stole her pills.

10:29 a.m., Columbia - A brother and sister on Sawmill Flat Road argued.

10:41 a.m., East Sonora - A woman on Hillside Drive said her neighbor's complaint about her dogs was a case of "mistaken identity."

11:07 a.m., Pinecrest - A kayak was stolen at Pinecrest Lake.

11:57 a.m., Twain Harte - Someone at Cedar Springs Road said a neighbor strapped an oxygen or propane tank to their fence.

5:17 p.m., Columbia - A man let his dog run loose in a Jackson Street store.

11:10 p.m., Sonora area - Two suspicious men at a Highway 49 parking lot talked and bought soda.

Felony bookings


3:12 a.m., Tuolumne - Brandon Keith Davis, 32, of the 2400 block of Pamo Court, Copperopolis, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanors possession of drug paraphernalia and being under the influence of drugs after an arrest on the 19400 block of Tuolumne Road North.

3:25 p.m., Sonora area - Oscar Eulises Espinoza, 38, of an unknown address in Hughson, was booked on suspicion of drug possession after an arrest on the 9400 block of Highway 49.

6:37 p.m., Sonora - Kari Lynn Jones, 48, of the first block of West Elm Street, Lodi, was booked on suspicion of violation of probation, burglary, drug possession, forgery, petty theft with a prior, and misdemeanors possession of drug paraphernalia and burglary tools after an arrest on the 1100 block of Sanguinetti Road.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10:22 a.m., San Andreas - A home on Beverlynn Lane was burglarized.

10:30 a.m., Mountain Ranch - A home on Wendell Road was burglarized.

10:54 a.m., San Andreas - Someone on Calaveritas Road reported stolen identity.

9:26 p.m., San Andreas - People on West St. Charles Street argued.


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


10:59 p.m., Valley Springs - Brian Daniel Fitzgerald, 40, of the 7600 block of Gabor Street, was booked after an arrest on Highway 26 at Hogan Dam Road.

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