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Date and Time of Release: 31 Dec. 07
Date and Time of Incident:
30 Dec. 07 at approx. 9:40 pm
Concealed weapon arrest.

30 Dec. 07 at approx. 9:40 pm, officers from the Sonora Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex located on the 400 block of S. Stewart St., regarding one of the tenants brandishing a firearm. When officers arrived they contacted the victim, who told them that Brenden Kiefer Jeremiah Chriss, 47 of Sonora, had brandished a handgun at him for no apparent reason. Officer’s located Chriss in front of the apartment complex. Chriss ignore the officer’s commands to show them his hands and he turned and started walking towards the apartment complex. Physical force had to be used to stop Chirss and to restrain him. After Chriss was restrained, a loaded .40 caliber hand gun was located in his waist band. Chriss was transported to the Tuolumne County Jail and booked for;

  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Brandishing a deadly weapon

For more information contact Lt. Stinson at the Sonora Police Department, phone (209) 532-8141.