Tracy police received 176 calls for service Aug. 3. The following is a sample of those calls.
12:47 a.m.: A caller reported three men in a van across from Save Mart, 2005 N. Tracy Blvd. He said the vending machines have been burglarized recently and suspected the people in the van. Police checked and found they were a cleaning crew.
2:05 a.m.: A caller reported someone in her house on the 200 block of Lotus Way. She told police she tried to open her bathroom door, but met resistance like someone was behind it. She said her husband was out of town. Police checked and found the shower curtain rod fell and was blocking the door.
10 a.m.: A caller reported a man vomiting and dragging half his body as he walked near 11th and 10th streets. He thought the man might have been having a stroke. Police called an ambulance.
10:42 a.m.: A caller reported three teenagers climbing through the front window of a house on the 200 block of Blossomwood Lane. He told police he was driving by when he saw them. Police found the teens were known to the homeowner.
10:49 a.m.: A caller reported someone broke into a company truck at D&D Lift, 3820 Rhonda Way. He said the thief left a tool behind.
11:01 a.m.: A caller reported a problem with his neighbor harassing him on the 200 block of Heather Creek Court. He said the neighbor was spraying water into his yard and last night yelled a racial slur. The caller wanted to file a report.
11:39 a.m.: A caller reported possible squatters in a vacant house on the 200 block of Renown Drive. He said he saw them at night and again this morning.
1:20 p.m.: A caller reported two men in black hoodies broke into his car on the 300 block of Jason Court. He said they ran after he yelled at them.
1:36 p.m.: A caller requested the removal of panhandlers near Walmart, 3010 W. Grant Line Road. He said he and his homeless friends were not allowed to hold signs, so he wanted the panhandlers removed, too. Police issued a warning.
3:02 p.m.: A caller reported a dog tied up in a room inside a house on the 1300 block of Merced Way. He said the dog did not have access to food or water, and was surrounded by feces. Police were unable to contact anyone, and the officer planned to return to the house Thursday.
3:18 p.m.: A caller reported seeing a murder suspect at the West Valley Mall, 3200 Naglee Road. He said he went to school with the man and he was pretty sure it was him. Police checked the area and talked to two people, but no arrests were reported.
3:45 p.m.: A caller reported a dog was left in the garage of a vacant house after the residents moved out on the 200 block of Homer Henry Court. Police checked and heard a large dog barking inside and left a notice. The officer said he planned to follow up Thursday.
3:47 p.m.: A caller reported two teenagers walking down the street with large rocks in their hands near Schulte Road and Sycamore Parkway. Police were initially unable to find them, but a report 10 minutes later shows they were located and issued a warning.
4:26 p.m.: A caller reported a group of teenage boys on the North Elementary School campus, 2875 Holly Drive. He said one of them was urinating on the wall of a building. Police could not find them.
6:36 p.m.: A caller reported a man staying in a room at the Tracy Inn, 24 W. 11th St., left behind drug paraphernalia. He said the man stayed in his room for three days. Police found the substance was tobacco from a cigar.
7:31 p.m.: A caller reported finding a 2-year-old girl, and the police found the mother two minutes later and reunited them at the Tracy Police Station, 1000 Civic Center Drive. The two had been playing hide-and-seek.
8:26 p.m.: A caller reported a group of people outside the Chevron station at 755 S. Tracy Blvd. who wanted to beat him up. A heated argument could be heard over the phone. Police checked, and the caller said a man named Shane hit him, but he didn’t want to press charges.
10:22 p.m.: A caller requested extra police patrols on the 100 block of West 23rd Street. He said he saw a man driving fast in the area who parked in front of the caller’s house. He said the man went into a neighbors’ house and started arguing. The caller said he went over to see what happened and he saw the man drive away yelling, “I am not a blood.”
10:52 p.m.: A caller reported a neighbor peeping on her two daughters, ages 15 and 16, while they are in the bathtub and pool on the 1500 block of Autumn Meadow Lane. She said he masturbates while watching them and often exposes himself through a window.
• 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.