Police surrounded the house and found he had left the area. He called his wife from a pay phone at 1:26 a.m. at the am/pm at 3425 N. Tracy Blvd., and police took him into custody for evaluation at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital.
Tracy police received 148 calls for service Thursday, July 14. The following is a sample of those calls.
12:50 a.m.: A caller reported hearing about nine gunshots near Whittier and Parker avenues. He said he heard a car drive off at a high rate of speed and three more shots. He told police it sounded like a gunfight, with another two shots. Police were unable to locate a shooting.
5:46 a.m.: A caller reported construction near Corral Hollow Road and Tennis Lane. Police issued a warning.
8:46 a.m.: A 14-year-old said her mother was going to kill her on the 400 block of East Ninth Street. She said they had a fight and her mother hit her because the teen was dating a boy against her mother’s wishes. Police checked, and the mother said she pulled her hair for not listening. The officer said it appeared the daughter was dramatizing the situation.
9:47 a.m.: A caller reported his son refused to give him his truck keys at Motel 6, 3810 N. Tracy Blvd. He said he was going outside to get the truck, and his son took off with it. He called back later to say the keys were returned.
10:51 a.m.: A caller reported someone stole his license plates on the 200 block of Jenni Lane.
11:39 a.m.: A caller reported neighbors were yelling and throwing things on the 1100 block of Wall Street. Police checked and found a couple arguing.
12:03 p.m.: A caller reported someone was using his bank account. He went to the police department, 1000 Civic Center Drive, to talk to an officer.
12:54 p.m.: A caller reported a 19-year-old was hit and kicked by her boyfriend earlier and was waiting at Yasui Park, 490 Glenbriar Circle, to talk to an officer. She said the woman got away by saying she was going to walk the dog. She told police he has kicked and punched her over the past three days and wouldn’t let her go out. Police checked and found there was a protective order to keep him away. Sheriffs took over the case, because it was in their jurisdiction.
1:05 p.m.: A caller reported a woman staying with her stole jewelry on the 700 block of Traditions Court. She said the woman took three rings two months ago.
1:07 p.m.: A caller requested a welfare check on dogs in a yard on the 1200 block of Cottage Grove Way. She said the dogs were without food or water. Police checked and saw no water and planned to go back to talk to the owner.
2:06 p.m.: Police checked a home on the 300 block of Strawberry Place and notified mosquito vector control about a swimming pool problem. City officials issued a violation for overgrown weeds and trash, while police issued a citation.
2:30 p.m.: A caller reported a problem with a homeless man at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 163 W. Eaton Ave. He said the man was there for hours looking into car windows. Police checked and found the man’s car battery was dead. The officer helped him with the car, and he drove off.
7:11 p.m.: A caller reported a van had periodically circled the area near Amatchi and Roger drives the past few days. Police found the people in the van were looking for homes for sale.
9:14 p.m.: A caller reported she returned home and found luggage in front of her house on the 1500 block of Holly Drive. She said she didn’t know who owned the items and threw them away.
9:25 p.m.: A woman called to report her husband was robbed at gunpoint at Target, 2800 Naglee Road. She said he left to go buy milk, and she was advised to have him call the police. Police talked to the man, who said he didn’t need assistance and police them not to go to his house.
9:35 p.m.: A caller reported teens lighting fireworks on the 200 block of Ninth Street. They agreed to stop after police warned them.
9:58 p.m.: A caller reported two trucks pulled into a field near Delaney Court and Flint Lane. He said a third SUV just arrived. Police issued them a warning.
10:49 p.m.: A caller reported a loud bang in his backyard on the 700 block of Glencreek Drive. Police found that someone threw a rock at the back of his house, but there was no damage.
11:06 p.m.: Police arrested a 44-year-old man on suspicion of domestic violence in the western part of the city. The arrest came after a caller reported an assault.
11:50 p.m.: A business clerk called to report someone broke windows at the Ninety Nine Cent Store, 1320 W. 11th St. He said it might have been done by a BB gun.
• 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. 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.