Police Log: Cops break up party
by TP staff
Oct 15, 2012 | 4223 views | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Several people reported a fight on the 1500 block of Deer Run Lane at 11:44 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. At least one person reported that about 100 minors were present, and said that one of the teenagers yelled “get the gun.”

Police responded to the neighborhood and shut down a party with between 50 and 100 minors in the area of Deer Run Lane and Alden Glenn Drive. Police couldn’t find any evidence or credible witness testimony that a gun was seen or fired, even though at least one person initially reported hearing gun shots.

Police responded to 442 calls for service Friday, Oct. 12, to Sunday, Oct. 14. The following is a sample of those reports.


2:19 a.m.: Police arrested two men, both 32 years old, for allegedly attacking a female in the area 10th Street and Tracy Boulevard. A witness told police that one of the men was banging the woman’s head against a wall. One man was being held in the San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp on one count of being a convicted felon in possession of a gun while no information was available for the second man, the jail website states. The police log indicates that an unidentified firearm was entered as evidence at the police station.

11:01 a.m.: Graffiti was reported on utility boxes and a retaining wall in the area of Christopher Michael Court and Oakridge Drive.

2:16 p.m.: West Valley Mall security detained a man who allegedly punched a video game machine at Tilt video arcade. The man was reportedly being cooperative.

4:37 p.m.: A woman was transported to Sutter Tracy Community Hospital for a sore hip when she was struck by a vehicle on private property at Raley’s grocery store, 2550 S. Tracy Blvd. The victim exchanged information with the vehicle’s driver and police cleared the scene.

6:19 p.m.: Police issued a verbal warning to people who were riding a dirt bike in the area of Choisser Court and Cochran Drive. The riders were allegedly going 45 mph and swerving in the streets.

7:06 p.m.: About 10 gunshots were reported being heard in the area of McArthur Drive and Schulte Road. The shots were thought to be coming from a cemetery in the area but police were unable to locate a possible source.

10:41 p.m.: A residence in the area of De Bord Drive and Fairmont Court was egged. Two males were seen throwing unknown objects at the residence, and by the time police arrived, it was realized that the males had thrown eggs. An empty egg carton was found about a block from the residence.

11:58 p.m.: A residence and vehicle on the 300 block of Strawberry Court were reportedly egged for the third time that night. A newer model corvette and light blue long bed Ford F-150 were allegedly seen leaving the area when it occurred.


2:30 a.m.: A man was arrested for allegedly prowling around a house on the 400 block of West Clover Road after reportedly going into the backyard of a house with a “large group of Norteños.”

8:20 a.m.: The announcer at a youth football game at West High School, 1775 W. Lowell Ave., was being too loud, according to a nearby resident.

2:59 p.m.: Seven teenagers were smoking marijuana in Clyde Bland Park near the historic Lammersville School.

4:44 p.m.: Four people were arrested after several people allegedly paid for merchandise at the Tracy Outlets, 1005 Pescadero Ave., with a fake $100 bill. According to security at one of the outlet stores, the suspects left in a Ford Mustang, which police pulled over. One of the occupants had a San Joaquin County warrant for driving with a suspended license. All were booked into San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp.

5:10 p.m.: Blood was drawn for a man suspected of driving under the influence. The driver allegedly hit a car in the parking lot of Orchard Supply Hardware, 1975 W. 11th St., before driving away on 11th Street, where police pulled him over.

6:52 p.m.: One woman was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence after a four-car crash near Corral Hollow Road and Lowell Avenue. Multiple injuries were reported, though the extent of the injuries wasn’t made apparent by the police log.


12:56 p.m.: A fraudulent check was deposited via an ATM at 2175 W. Grant Line Road.

3:29 p.m.: Police detained and released someone after a woman on the 100 block of West Carlton Way claimed a man had held her inside a house against her will for nearly two weeks. She alleged she had been hidden in a closet, had to bathe using a bucket and that she was only released because she finally had sex with the man. Police are investigating.

7:24 p.m.: Something that sounded like a gunshot was reported near Poet Christian School, 1701 S. Central Ave. Police determined it was likely a firework being set off.

9:58 p.m.: A police officer found that a bat flying around Kelly Moore Paints, 2630 N. Tracy Blvd., was responsible for setting of a burglar alarm. The bat was let out of the building.

• This column includes a sample of items as reported in the Tracy Police Department dispatcher’s daily log. Additional information is based on reports from officers and other law enforcement agencies. To report information anonymously about a crime: Crime Stoppers, 831-6847.

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October 16, 2012
9:58 p.m.: A police officer found that a bat flying around Kelly Moore Paints, 2630 N. Tracy Blvd., was responsible for setting of a burglar alarm. The bat was let out of the building.

I wondered what that bright spot light was on the north side of town. TPD must have used the emergency bat-signal to alert Batman. Probably forgot to charge the bat-phone which is now a bat-smartphone. He arrived in his Bat-mobile and went inside with his bat-net and apprehended the bat. Took it back to the bat-cave for closer inspection and analysis by the bat-computer.

It was determined to be an innocent bat not a super-criminal bat stealing paint for the Joker.

The bat was released on it's own recognizance.

Batman then returned to the bat-cave and watched the baseball playoffs. He likes it when the players come up to bat!

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