Police Log: Carload robbed on I-205 by false officer
by TP staff
Jun 12, 2014 | 9251 views | 2 2 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A caller reported on Tuesday that he and his friends were robbed by a man posing as an undercover police officer on the Tracy Boulevard off ramp of Interstate 205 on Monday night.

He said a man in a Jeep with lights pulled him over and soft-tied his and his passengers’ hands. He said the man took their wallets and cellphones.

He was advised to contact the California Highway Patrol.

Tracy police received 1,286 calls for service from June 11 through Wednesday. The following is a sampling of those calls as they were documented in real time.

Wednesday


4:02 a.m.: A caller reported that a man had tried to open her car door while she was sitting in the car in her driveway on the 3300 block of Ernest Drive. She said it happened 30 minutes earlier, but she wanted to finish her phone conversation before calling police. The man was gone by the time police arrived.

9:34 p.m.: A caller reported about 80 racers in a parking lot between Sonic Drive-in, 3080 Naglee Road, and JCPenney, 3100 Naglee Road. Mall officials asked them to leave and the group went.

Tuesday

3:29 a.m.: A caller reported that someone set his car on fire on the 700 block of Palm Circle. He said there was a gas can on top of the car. Police are investigating.

9:51 a.m.: A caller reported people taking their shirts off under the overpass at MacArthur Drive and 11th Street. Police checked and found they were doing modeling photos.

11:30 p.m.: A caller reported a dog in a crate barking in a backyard on the 400 block of DeBord Drive. He said that after the owners were contacted, they kept the dog inside, but it was outside again. An officer checked the area and said that he found a bird in a tree that sounded like a small dog. The officer scared the bird out of the tree.

Monday

1:49 a.m.: A caller reported an alarm at Tracy Optometry Group, 36 W. 10th St. Police checked and found a window smashed at the business. The incident is under investigation.

5:04 p.m.: Police impounded a bat that was found on the sidewalk outside Strings Italian Café, 2541 Naglee Road.

Sunday

4:08 a.m.: A caller reported that she heard a loud noise on the 1800 block of Foothill Vista Drive, and when she went outside, she found her vehicle windshield had been shot out.

6:42 a.m.: A caller reported seeing a man grabbing mail from a mailbox on the 700 block of Roosevelt Avenue. He said he and his cousin followed the man to the Portuguese Hall parking lot, 430 W. Ninth St. The man was gone before police arrived.

2:44 p.m.: A caller reported a possible cockfight on the 1200 block of Sequoia Boulevard. He said there were a few people out front and a rooster in a cage.

Saturday

3:26 a.m.: A caller reported that someone threw a hammer through the front window into his bedroom on the 600 block of Eighth Street. He said it hit him in the head, but he didn’t need medical help. The caller saw a car speed away. Police are investigating.

8:27 a.m.: A caller reported that someone spray painted his vehicle on the 4300 block of Glenbrook Drive. Another resident on the 400 block of Payton Lane said that someone spray painted his two vehicles. At 3:36 p.m., a resident on the 800 block of Joranollo Drive also reported a vehicle spray painted overnight.

9:57 a.m.: A caller reported a naked man holding his genitals on the railroad tracks near Grant Line and Lammers roads. The man reportedly ran into the bushes when two women walked into the area.

11:29 a.m.: A caller reported that his wife was assaulted by a city worker at Tracy Sports Complex, 955 Crossroads Drive. He said the man wanted to know if she had a permit for the day and grabbed her arm, almost pulling her to the ground. The caller said he did not want to seek prosecution, but he did want to document the incident and have the city worker informed about how to treat people.

1:48 p.m.: A caller reported a chicken in the roadway on the 2300 block of Toste Road. The caller said the vehicles were swerving around it. The bird was gone before police arrived.

Friday

8:31 a.m.: A caller reported seeing a lynx in Talley Park, 1440 Dove Drive. Officers were unable to find the animal.

8:43 a.m.: A caller reported eggs smashed on several vehicles on the 200 block of Iberis Court.

5:21 p.m.: A caller reported someone dumping a bunch of baggies near the intersection of MacArthur and Yosemite drives. He said they appeared to be full of marijuana. An officer checked and found that the baggies contained kale, cabbage, spinach, and lettuce. They were collected and disposed of.

June 5

4 a.m.: A caller reported a woman going door to door at Motel 6, 3810 Tracy Blvd., offering to pay $10 to stay in a room. Police confronted the woman, found that she had an outstanding warrant and arrested her.

4:04 p.m.: A caller reported finding a note at his home that said “Tonight you will die” on the 700 block of Billy Freeman Lane. He said he didn’t know who wrote it and that he had previously had problems with a neighbor, but none recently. Police checked and found that it was a prank by juveniles in the area. The juveniles admitted their involvement and said they had no intention of causing any harm to the man or his family.

• This column includes a sample of items as reported in the Tracy Police Department dispatcher’s daily log. Charges may have been added or dropped as of press time, and all suspects are assumed innocent until proven guilty. To report information anonymously about a crime: Crime Stoppers, 831-6847.
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klv
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June 15, 2014
"Tuesday,11:30 p.m.:

A caller reported a dog in a crate barking in a backyard on the 400 block of DeBord Drive. He said that after the owners were contacted, they kept the dog inside, but it was outside again. An officer checked the area and said that he found a bird in a tree that sounded like a small dog. The officer scared the bird out of the tree."

-Later... according to passersby... an officer who may have thought he was Spider-man, responded to capture a mouse - that sounded like a cat - which resembled the dog who looked like the human or sounded like the bird possibly instigating the initial report and was now using his cell phone, inside a crate, to call 911.

"Saturday, 1:48 p.m.: A caller reported a chicken in the roadway on the 2300 block of Toste Road. The caller said the vehicles were swerving around it. The bird was gone before police arrived."

-By 3:15p.m. a community luncheon was held featuring 'Creme de la chicken al a Toste'.

klv
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June 12, 2014
OK, how does this help?

A "false officer" posing as "an undercover officer" approaches you in a "jeep-with-lights" "soft ties you and steals your wallets and ID" ...would it be second degree manslaughter or self defense, say, given the circumstances he was subsequently or somehow accidentally killed by anyone of theses victims?

If y'all are playing... I'd quite it.


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