A man who had been previously suspended from watching games at the park punched a referee in the face, knocking him to the ground, following an argument. The referee said he didn’t want to press charges because he punched the man first.
Police, however, found the man and discovered he had a warrant out. The suspect was arrested and released.
Tracy police received 456 calls between Friday, April 1, and Sunday, April 3. The following is a sample of those calls.
12:32 a.m.: A driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after being pulled over on the corner of Eaton and Parker avenues.
3:42 a.m.: A driver was arrested after an alleged hit-and-run accident near the intersection of Alexis Lane and Marine Court.
11:33 a.m.: A caller reported an ongoing argument on the 400 block of Gabriel Drive. Police found it was a verbal fight between brothers, but there were no signs of violence.
12:19 p.m.: A man who said his car was hit from behind by another driver near 11th Street and Lincoln Boulevard decided not to file a report because he couldn’t ID the driver. Police gave him the incident number in case he decided to change his mind.
3:32 p.m.: A caller saw two men drinking an 18 pack of beer in Tracy Press Park, 731 Weeping Willow Lane. The men were gone when police drove by about 30 minutes later.
4:38 p.m.: A man allegedly grabbed an empty stroller and threw it into a wall and window, damaging the window of a building on the 1400 block of Chester Drive. No report was taken, as the caller — the woman of the child whose stroller was thrown — didn’t want the man — the child’s father — to be prosecuted.
6:47 p.m.: Police were unable to find two people who were reportedly in a fight in front of Walmart, 3010 W. Grant Line Road.
10:46 p.m.: Police gave a warning to a man who twice over the course of the evening had banged on the door of someone living at Driftwood Apartments, 800 W. Grant Line Road.
12:09 a.m.: A fight was reported by a caller on the 200 block of Brannon Drive. No police report was taken after officers talked with several people in front of the house.
12:58 a.m.: A woman said she was chased by several people about a block away from the Great Plate, 714 N. Central Ave. The caller said the men were yelling for her and her husband and friend to give up their wallets. Police searched the area but didn’t find anyone in connection with the incident, which was gang-related, according to the police log.
4:20 a.m.: A man was arrested on suspicion of burglary after a caller reported someone banging on glass at Millennium High School, 51 E. Beverly Place. Police entered a BMX bike into evidence.
7:46 a.m.: Police identified a teenage girl, whom a woman had seen walking “half-naked” down Schulte Road and took her home after not being able to locate the girl’s parents, as a runaway from Tracy.
11:14 a.m.: A caller reported that there was new graffiti on a transformer box and an abandoned recliner on Corral Hollow Road near Alegre Drive. Public works was told about the tagging and the chair.
12:02 p.m.: A teenager who was seen jumping over backyard fences on the 3400 block of Briar Lane told a caller he was running from the police. Cops couldn’t find him.
2:06 p.m.: A caller reported that the placard on her son’s headstone in Tracy Cemetery, 600 E. Schulte Road, was missing.
3:40 p.m.: Police were told that a few young teens playing with Airsoft guns shot at a 12-year-old and also hit the 12-year-old on the leg with a stick on the 2100 block of Robert Gabriel Drive. Police took a report.
5 p.m.: A woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant after several callers said she stole items from Safeway, 1801 W. 11th St., and also snatched a purse from another woman in front of the store.
6:34 p.m.: Police took a report after a man sitting in the parking lot across from City Hall said that a woman was sending him death threats via text message.
8:18 p.m.: A caller in southern Tracy said that a 1-year-old girl had been bruised and pinched at a daycare.
8:38 p.m.: At least four callers complained about loud music at a home on the 4000 block of Keepsake Court. Police warned the homeowner to keep the music down, but the man said the cops should “handle real police work instead of ruining his 13-year-old daughter’s birthday party.”
11:16 p.m.: A man was arrested on suspicion of hitting his wife in southwestern Tracy.
2:04 a.m.: A white Acura was stolen from a driveway on the 800 block of Twin Oaks Drive.
8:40 a.m.: A caller on the 2500 block of Alamo Court said that there were drops of blood on his driveway and vehicle, as if someone cut themselves trying to break in.
11:35 a.m.: Two cars had to be towed after an accident on the corner of Byron and Corral Hollow roads. At least one person sustained minor injuries and was complaining of back and neck pain.
11:58 a.m.: A TV was reported stolen from the OBGYN waiting room at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital, 1420 N. Tracy Blvd. The caller told police the incident was captured by a security camera.
12:26 p.m.: A caller reported several males running around Clyde Bland Park, 1753 Blancford Lane, and that it wasn’t clear what the four or five shirtless guys were up to. Police discovered it was just several kids having a water balloon fight.
2:20 p.m.: Two people were arrested on suspicion of shoplifting from Costco, 3250 W. Grant Line Road.
4:30 p.m.: Police stopped a suspected gang member who was walking in El Pescadero Park, 250 W. Kavanagh Ave. Police wrote up an identification card to keep the suspected gang member on file.
4:45 p.m.: Police were told about two youths cutting holes in the newly repaired fence along Beechnut Avenue near the railroad tracks. The caller said that four gang members on Sixth Street were telling the kids to cut the fence. No one was there when police arrived 13 minutes after the report.
7:23 p.m.: A caller reported a man in a white Ford Mustang continually hangs out in the Anna’s Linens parking lot, 2400 Naglee Road, in the evenings. Police checked on the man, who said he routinely waits in the parking lot for his wife to get off work so they can both commute home. Police were told about the same man and car on Saturday night, and were told the same thing by the driver.
7:29 p.m.: Police were called about a fistfight near Traina Elementary School, 4256 Windsong Drive. The combatants, one of whom had a bloody nose, didn’t want police to do anything about it, but police created a field ID card to keep those involved on file.
11:03 p.m.: A caller near Foster’s Freeze, 28 E. Grant Line Road, reported hearing gunshots, but police couldn’t find any evidence of a shooting.
• 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.