News & Events

Date and Time of Release: 10 May 2010

Date and Time of Incident: 7-9 May 2010

Subject: Round-Up Weekend
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The Sonora Police Department had an extremely busy Mother Lode Round-Up Weekend. Below are the statistics for the operational period which began Friday, 7 May 10, at 12:01am and ran to 9 May 10, at Midnight. There was an increase in most areas of arrests during this year’s Round-Up festivities.

Offense Number of people arrested

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs Four

Public intoxication Six

Domestic Violence Three

Warrant arrests Three

Driving on a suspended driver’s license Five

There were also numerous fights during this time period. However, the involved parties didn’t want any type of criminal action taken against each other, or the involved parties fled the area prior to the officers’ arrival.
There were also five vehicle accidents and one hit and run accident. Although the Sonora Police Department saw several arrests, there were no major incidents.