Police talked to the father and son in the apartment in question, and the 10-year-old admitted to shooting an Airsoft gun out the window when his father wasn’t home. The father said he would deal with the situation.
Tracy police received 151 calls for service Tuesday, July 19. The following is a sample of those calls.
12:52 a.m.: A caller reported a man with a huge spotlight in the street was working on a bicycle near Parkside Court and Winter Lane. Police advised the man to take his work his garage for the night.
1:31 a.m.: A caller reported her roommate hit her and threw her out of the house on the 1200 block of Groveview Way. Police talked to the homeowner and found the woman had been staying there for two months and broke a window sneaking inside the house. He told police it was a civil matter and didn’t want the woman there.
7:57 a.m.: A caller reported someone slashed his car tires on the 300 block of Glenbrook Drive.
8:48 a.m.: A caller reported a pit bull was tied to a fire hydrant near Reis Court. The dog was gone prior to police arrival.
9:29 a.m.: An online report was made for a burglary at Staples, 2960 W. Grant Line Road.
10:52 a.m.: A woman called to report a suspicious man sitting in a car on the 5100 block of Lammers Road. She said he had been parked there for several hours and when she asked what he was doing, he said was looking for his friend’s house. She said he couldn’t remember his friend’s name and she was nervous leaving the area while he was still there. Police checked but found the car was gone.
11:08 a.m.: A caller reported two men came to her door on the 2400 block of Galway Court while her nanny was home with her daughter and said they were there for an inspection. She said she didn’t order any inspections and that the men were pushy after being told to leave. They were reportedly in a truck, but police were unable to find them.
11:12 a.m.: A caller reported a problem with someone evicted by the sheriff’s office on the 1600 block of Parker Avenue. She said the former tenant was arguing with her and his dog chased her into an apartment. She told police she originally didn’t mind him coming in and picking up property, but she felt threatened with the way he was talking to her.
12:38 p.m.: A woman called to report the man she rents a room from was throwing her belongings out on the 1900 block of Gibson Court. She said he was throwing items out of her room and hit her 2-year-old in the head with a shoe. Police told the man that he needed to serve her with a 30-day notice and proceed with a civil case.
12:59 p.m.: Police arrested a 25-year-old man for an outstanding warrant at Melrose Manor, 2925 Sunset Way. The man exited the building and got into a car. Police stopped him with a vehicle stop, but it was not clear why the warrant was issued.
2:35 p.m.: A caller at the Tracy Inn, 24 W. 11th St., reported his son sold his videogame password on Craigslist for $200 but the buyer never paid him. He said his son received an empty envelope in the mail.
6:37 p.m.: A caller reported the parents of children practicing on the field at Hirsch Elementary School, 1280 Dove Drive, were parked illegally. Police checked and had the cars parked in the red zone removed.
7:41 p.m.: Police arrested a 34-year-old man for an outstanding warrant at the am/pm, 3425 N. Tracy Blvd. He was also taken to Sutter Tracy Community Hospital for a possible reaction to substance abuse.
7:56 p.m.: A caller reported fireworks going off near Krider Court and Lierly Street.
8:34 p.m.: A caller reported he chased away a woman who had been going through the shed of an abandoned house on the 1400 block of West Lowell Avenue. He said she ran south on Lincoln Boulevard.
8:45 p.m.: A caller reported someone hit a cable box on the 100 block of Autumn Meadow Lane. He said the box was on his front lawn and he could see tire tracks. Police checked and found no damage to the cable box.
8:55 p.m.: Police were told to be on the lookout for a red Nissan with a passenger shooting a BB gun out of the window on Kavanagh Avenue.
9:46 p.m.: A caller reported people in the skate park after hours in El Pescadero Park, 299 W. Grant Line Road. The teens left at the request of police.
9:50 p.m.: A store clerk reported two men stole two 30-packs of beer from Save Mart at 1950 W. 11th St. They were last seen driving away from the area.
11:00 p.m.: A woman called to report she heard a gunshot on the 2300 block of Galway Court. She said she saw a flash coming from the area of the house next door. Police checked, and the neighbor said it was probably fireworks.
11:25 p.m.: A caller requested extra patrols after someone put a garden hose through the Art Freiler School library window and flooded the room at 2421 W. Lowell Ave.
• 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.