Union Democrat staff


The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


11:59 a.m., animal complaints - A dead pigeon was found at a Sanguinetti Road parking lot.

12:22 p.m., lost and found - A woman on South Washington Street lost an envelope of cash.

4:51 p.m., parking citation - A driver was cited for backing into a parking stall on South Stewart Street.

9:16 p.m., public peace - A person on Shaws Flat Road complained when their neighbor's held a band practice.

The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


9:17 a.m., Sonora area - A suspicious vehicle was parked on Lambert Lake Road.

9:35 a.m., Jamestown - A woman on Lone Bend Road asked for advice about people riding dirt bikes on her property.

10:02 a.m., Sonora area - A person at a business on Tuolumne Road said someone cut off their garden hose and siphoned gas out of all their vehicles.

11:08 a.m., Sonora area - A woman on Kincaid Flat Road said her boyfriend assaulted her.

11:45 a.m., Sonora - A Berry Lane resident asked for advice after a neighbor's dogs ran aggressively toward their 2-year-old child.

1:42 p.m., Jamestown - A person on Park Avenue yelled and caused a disturbance.

2:07 p.m., Sonora area - A man on Big Hill Road trespassed and camped on private property.

4:10 p.m., Sonora area - A woman at a Nugget Boulevard business regularly yelled and caused a scene in an office.

6:09 p.m., Sonora area - A woman on Buttercup Lane said someone stole all her checks.

7:05 p.m., Jamestown - A man on Mill Villa Road said he bought a television from a store and they refused to exchange it after they gave him the wrong one.

7:37 p.m., Sonora area - A person on Grouse Way chest-bumped and spat on a woman.

9:11 p.m., Twain Harte - A suspicious man walking on Cedar Springs Road wore a black mask.

11:29 p.m., Sonora area - A man on Soulsbyville Road was cited for not carrying proof of insurance and driving on a suspended license.


12:28 a.m., Jamestown - A man on Victoria Place slept in a vehicle outside a closed business.

1:12 a.m., Sonora area - A person at a home on El Oso Way asked his ex-girlfriend to let him in and pounded on her windows.

7:42 a.m., Jamestown - A utility worker at a home on Shotgun Creek Drive said the homeowner gave him a difficult time.

Felony bookings


12:04 a.m., Sonora area - Blake Nicholas Hatt, 24, of the 10600 block of River Oak Court, Jamestown, was booked on suspicion of assault, false imprisonment, making criminal threats, and disrupting an emergency transmission after an arrest on the 13600 block of Kincaid Flat Road.


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


1:44 p.m., Tuolumne - Anthony Raymond Rix, 33, transient, was booked after an arrest on Cherokee and Tuolumne roads.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


10 a.m., Valley Springs - A suspicious person on Myrtle Street was seen walking in the backyard of a foreclosed home.

1:20 p.m., Murphys - A birdhouse and wind chimes were vandalized on Williams Street.

2:43 p.m., Murphys - A person on Oak Tree Circle saw people smoking.

5:37 p.m., Copperopolis - A woman on Spangler Lane was cited for shoplifting.

7:04 p.m., Copperopolis - A deputy on O'Byrnes Ferry Road contacted people and made sure they fired guns in a safe manner.

7:42 p.m., Arnold - A woman on Highway 4 walked through yards and said she was looking for a dog.

10 p.m., Arnold - A white pickup truck was in a ravine on Fairway Drive.

11:30 p.m., San Andreas - A person on Mountain Ranch Road saw suspicious teenagers in a parking lot.

Felony bookings


10:30 p.m., Rail Road Flat - Taylor Michael Baird, 19, of the 200 block of Toyanza Court, San Andreas, was booked on suspicion of attempted murder after an arrest on the 900 block of Rail Road Flat Road.