Tracy police received 147 calls for service Monday, April 23. The following is a sample of those calls.
6:35 a.m.: A homeless camp was found near a church at 1981 Chester Drive. The personal belongings were bagged, and locals were advised to contact police if the homeless campers return.
6:43 a.m.: A car was burglarized on the 500 block of Heinz Avenue.
8:39 a.m.: A beggar harassed a woman outside Walmart, 3010 W. Grant Line Road. She told police the man kept yelling at her for money, and he followed her until she gave him some. He was gone before police arrived. Police caught up to the man at Home Depot and advised him to move along.
9:36 a.m.: Someone took a woman’s purse out of a shopping cart on Sunday at Winco, 2850 Pavilion Parkway.
9:45 a.m.: An online report was made for the theft of a UPS package on the 500 block of Glenbriar Circle.
9:47 a.m.: Animal control impounded a loose dog that was captured after it tried to attack another dog on the 1700 block of Lloyd C. Gary Drive.
1:57 p.m.: A bike rider said a driver deliberately tried to hit him and then challenged him to a fight near Grant Line Road and Joe Pombo Parkway. He said the car almost hit him and chased after him after the bicyclist flipped off the driver. The cyclist said he wanted to press charges but changed his mind.
3 p.m.: A woman said a teen on a bicycle brandished a handgun at one of her students at the skate park at 299 W. Grant Line Road. Officers talked to the child’s father, who did not want to press charges.
4:13 p.m.: Police received calls about a gang fight at Slayter Park, 1405 Suellen Drive, involving three people surrounded by people watching.
7:12 p.m.: A renter at Townhouse Motel, 607 W. 11th St., was causing a problem after the management put a padlock on his door for non-payment.
9:11 p.m.: A caller said his stolen iPhone’s GPS was identifying a vacant house on the 1100 block of Hepburn Court. He said the phone was stolen in Berkeley. Police checked around the house and couldn’t locate a phone. The owner of the house said he would call if he found the phone.
• 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.