News of record for September 7, 2012

Written by Union Democrat staff September 07, 2012 08:33 am

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

The Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

WEDNESDAY

6:42 a.m., Sonora area — Someone vandalized a church on the 19400 block of Hillsdale Drive.

7:16 a.m., Groveland — Someone siphoned gas out of several vehicles parked on the 18700 block of Main Street.

8:03 a.m., Groveland — A woman said gas and $40 cash were stolen from her unlocked vehicle on the 18800 block of Highway 120.

9:23 a.m., Soulsbyville — A man said a package containing $21.94 worth of items was stolen off his porch on the 17000 block of Clouds Rest Road.

9:26 a.m., Groveland — A business was burglarized on the 18900 block of Ferretti Road.

1:26 p.m.., Columbia — A woman said someone stole the battery, gas, the center console, a mattress and the glove box from her vehicle while it was parked at Covington and Sawmill Flat roads.

5:14 p.m., Sonora — A woman went to the Sheriff’s Office on the 100 block of North Lower Sunset Drive to report that someone had been forging checks on her checking account.

7:33 p.m., Groveland — Someone siphoned gas out of a vehicle parked on the 11800 block of Ponderosa Lane.

Felony bookings

WEDNESDAY

2:13 p.m., Mi-Wuk Village — Brian Henry Wilkins, 27, of the 22800 block of Miners Way, Twain Harte, was booked on suspicion of possessing a short-barreled rifle or shotgun, after an arrest on the 20100 block of Manzanita Street.

5:51 p.m., Campo Seco — Benjamin Michael Ross, 26, of the 19200 block of Black Oak Road, was booked on suspicion of credit or debit card fraud and elder abuse, after an arrest on the 11800 block of Campo Seco Road.

Arrests

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

WEDNESDAY

3:16 p.m., Sonora — Donald Lee Montoya, 61, of the 24000 block of Italian Bar Road, Columbia, was arrested at Washington and Jackson streets.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:

WEDNESDAY

11:09 a.m., public intoxication — An intoxicated person was seen walking down North Washington Street. Officers checked the area but were unable to find the suspect.

11:35 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A red shopping cart full of broken and old computer parts was found on the railroad tracks on Old Wards Ferry Road.

CALAVERAS COUNTY

The Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

WEDNESDAY

12:43 p.m., San Andreas — Someone passed counterfeit money at Calaveras High School on High School Street.

12:43 p.m., Angels Camp — Someone said there was an intoxicated driver swerving all over the road going north on Highway 49.

Arrests

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

WEDNESDAY

7:11 p.m., Angels Camp — Steven Edward Dodge, 30, of the 1200 block of Anna Lee Drive, was arrested on Finnegan Lane at Angels Creek.