Tracy police received 160 calls for service Wednesday, Aug. 31. The following is a sample of those calls.
1:38 a.m.: A caller reported two men going through recyclables and trying to fix their broken -down pickup on the 1800 block of Thicket Lane. Police talked to the men, and they said they would leave after getting gas.
2:42 a.m.: A caller reported a fire at a residence near Madison Avenue and Beverly Place. The caller said a man was trying to put it out, but he wasn’t using a hose. Police found the fire had been extinguished.
6:52 a.m.: Callers reported 14 incidents of graffiti in several areas across the city, including at First and C streets; the 200 block of West Larch Road; Feteira Way and Lammers Road; and Glenbrook and MacArthur drives.
8:19 a.m.: A caller on the 2600 block of Daisy Lane reported someone used his bank account to access a porn website. He said the culprit spent $150 looking at porn, but the website had already reimbursed his bank account.
8:23 a.m.: A caller reported a woman was sleeping in a van outside United Rentals at 3820 Rhonda Way. Police found she was homeless and sleeps in her van.
8:28 a.m.: A caller reported a group of teens smoking drugs in Veterans Park, 238 Glenhaven Drive. Police checked and found a large prayer meeting going on in the park.
9:42 a.m.: A caller reported a stray pit bull having puppies in her yard on the 1900 block of McPeak Court. She said it appeared the dog was having trouble delivering. Police impounded the animal.
11:07 a.m.: An online report was made for a car burglary at Texas Roadhouse, 2422 Naglee Road. The report said a satchel containing a laptop was taken.
11:09 a.m.: An online report was made for the theft of a catalytic converter on the 1400 block of Renown Drive.
12:23 p.m.: A school official called to report a student had been detained at Jefferson School for having a knife at the school on West Linne Road. The student normally attends Traina Elementary on Windsong Drive, but she was transferred to Jefferson as an overflow student. The official said the student brandished the knife at another student. The girl was released to her grandmother.
1:18 p.m.: A caller reported the caregiver of a resident that passed away two weeks ago is still living in an RV in the driveway on the 500 block of Altamont Drive. The caller said the caregiver should have moved on after the death. Police checked, and the caregiver said he would leave Sunday and that the family was aware of his plans.
2:02 p.m.: A caller requested the case number for a previous disturbance at Williams Middle School, 1600 Tennis Lane.
2:07 p.m.: A business clerk called to report he has a video of someone distracting an employee while another person stole items behind the counter at T-Moble, 2114 W. Grant Line Road.
2:20 p.m.: A caller on the 1100 block of King Loop reported a former associate threatened to kill him. He said the man accused him of stealing, and his friends had to hold him back to keep him from hitting the caller. Police talked to the caller, and he said he wouldn’t prosecute.
2:34 p.m.: A school official called to report a man came to school to pick up his child wearing gang colors at Freiler Elementary, 2421 W. Lowell Ave. He said the man also did not sign in at the office. Police talked to him.
3:05 p.m.: A caller reported a disturbance at Kimball High School, 3200 Jaguar Run.
3:53 p.m.: A caller reported a car coming to the bus stop at Fabian Park, 2255 Redington Drive, every day but not picking up any children. He said the car has come for several days, and it is occupied by one to three black men.
4:43 p.m.: A caller reported neighborhood children throwing rocks at his house on the 1700 block of Ash Tree Way. He said he talked to the parents and they refused to do anything. Police issued a warning.
5:09 p.m.: A store clerk called to report a Middle Eastern woman was causing a problem at a salon on the 100 block of West 10th Street. She said the woman was upset about a purchase she made and was causing a scene in front of other customers.
6:41 p.m.: Police arrested a 38-year-old man for an outstanding warrant at F and Sixth streets. He was taken to San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp.
6:47 p.m.: A caller reported someone stole the catalytic converter off his vehicle on the 400 block of Forest Hills Drive.
7:20 p.m.: A caller reported he was afraid what his wife would do after he tells her he wants a divorce on the 500 block of Quail Run Circle. He said he wanted police to document that she was alive after he leaves her. He was advised to call police if she shows signs of distress.
7:26 p.m.: A caller reported a strange group of people moving items out of a house on the 1900 block of Paradise Valley Court. He said he never saw them before. Police checked and found they were helping the landlord move.
7:52 p.m.: A caller reported he went to check on his rental property and a neighbor was overflowing their pool into his backyard on the 400 block of North Hickory Avenue. He said no one would answer the door, but he did shut off the auto-flow valve on the pool.
8:52 p.m.: Police arrested a 56-year-old woman for outstanding warrants on the 2200 block of Martin Road. The arrest came after a caller reported a woman was in a vacant house. She was booked into county jail.
9:26 p.m.: A caller reported someone broke into the One In Town Barber, 541 W. Grant Line Road. Police found the door was smashed and three cell phones were missing.
9:30 p.m.: A caller reported his neighbor set up a video camera and pointed it at his backyard on the 1500 block of Tahoe Circle. He was afraid the neighbor was video taping his 3-year-old son playing in the backyard. Police checked, and the caller said he thought a small bird house had a camera in it. Police were unable to talk to the neighbor.
• 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.