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Date and Time of Release: 12-31-07
Date and Time of Incident:
12-29-07 at approx. 8:56 pm
Drug arrest

29 Dec. 07 at approx. 8:56 pm, officers were dispatched to the Sonora Family Bowl regarding the theft of a wallet. They contacted the victim who stated that someone had removed their wallet from a table inside the bowling alley. The management of Sonora Family Bowl reviewed the surveillance tape and identified Alex Simmons, 20 of Sonora, as the one who take the victims wallet. Officers located Simmons still at the bowling alley. Simmons admitted to taking the wallet and he was found to be in possession of some of the wallets contents. Simmons was placed under arrest for the theft. During a search of Simmons backpack, two sets of electronic scales, several empty plastic bags and a Mason jar containing 26.5 grams of marijuana were located. Simmons was transported to the Tuolumne County Jail and booked for;

  • Possession of marijuana for sale
  • Possession of stolen property
  • Theft

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