Tracy police received 422 calls for service Tuesday, July 3, and Wednesday, July 4. The following is a sample of those calls.
12:11 a.m.: A man called police from McDonald’s, 3430 N. Tracy Blvd., after his car broke down and the mechanic who came out to fix the car demanded more money, even though he hadn’t been able to get the car running.
12:47 a.m.: Police went to the scene of a disturbance near 11th and E streets, and arrested a 41-year-old man on suspicion of domestic violence. Police took him to San Joaquin County Jail, where he was held on $50,000 bail pending a Friday afternoon court hearing in Manteca.
1:40 a.m.: Someone at Taco Bell, 2320 N. Tracy Blvd., told police that a two people in a station wagon in the drivethru appeared to be drunk. Police arrived and put the driver through a field sobriety test and concluded that he was not drunk.
3:59 a.m.: A large group of teenagers was seen dancing on the lawn of a home on the 1000 block of Bear Place. Police arrived and learned that a 20-year-old man had invited a group of friends over for a party while his parents were out of town.
11:39 a.m.: Someone broke the window of a car on the 500 block of Glenbriar Circle and stole a laptop computer.
12:07 p.m.: Three men, one holding a large knife, were seen near Chase Bank, 691 W. 11th St. Police checked them out and found that one was on parole, but concluded that they hadn’t committed any crimes or violations.
12:32 p.m.: A person at Tracy Nissan, 3195 Naglee Road, reported that a 2012 Titan pickup had been stolen. The truck had last been seen at the dealership June 27.
1:03 p.m.: A man reportedly threw water on a driver at R. Lance & Sons Towing, 50 Sloan Court, and then threatened to burn down the business before he left the scene on a bicycle. The man reportedly wanted to get his “weed and pipes” from his car, according to the police dispatch log. A person at the business wanted to press charges against the man, who was booked on suspicion of making threats, and then released. Police told him to stay away from the tow yard and find someone else to pick up his car.
1:50 p.m.: Someone reported a possible illegal fireworks sale on the 1600 block of Swarthout Court. Police checked out one of the men reportedly involved and found he was on probation for previous drug offenses, and cited the 25-year-old man on suspicion of marijuana possession.
9:55 p.m.: Police arrested a 22-year-old man near Save Mart, 875 S. Tracy Blvd., after someone reported a suspicious-looking man with gas can walking behind the store. Police found that the man was wanted on a warrant for a previous elder abuse charge out of Amador County. He was taken to San Joaquin County Jail and was held without bail.
12:54 a.m.: A caller reported a man walking with a crowbar or a bat near Duncan Drive and Lincoln Boulevard. Police found a man walking with a cane.
9:33 a.m.: The front window of Tracy Motorsports, 3255 Auto Plaza Way, was smashed. Police are investigating.
9:36 a.m.: Police issued a warning to two boys who were seen lighting fireworks and throwing them into area backyards on the 100 block of South Third Street.
9:53 a.m.: Police arrested three men, two age 37 and one age 40, for outstanding warrants on the 1900 block of West Grant Line Road. The arrests occurred after a worker at a nonprofit fireworks booth told police three men were hanging around and watching the workers at the booth.
1:18 p.m.: A caller on the 900 block of Plantation Court said his neighbor told him, “I got this for you,” and showed him a large knife. Police are investigating.
2:23 p.m.: A 1994 Honda Civic was reported stolen on the 1400 block of Bessie Avenue.
3:47 p.m.: A store clerk called police to report that Grocery Outlet, 825 W. 11th St., received a counterfeit $100 bill. Police found the bill was old, but not counterfeit. The money was returned to the customer.
4 p.m.: A caller said someone was lighting illegal fireworks in an alley near his house on the 100 block of West Fourth Street. He said his shed had caught on fire, and he was concerned. Those responsible were gone before police arrived.
4:04 p.m.: A resident called to report a tree on fire on the 300 block of Mount Oso Avenue. The call was referred to the fire department.
6:15 p.m.: A caller reported three people fighting in Lincoln Park, 170 E. Eaton Ave. Police issued a warning.
6:52 p.m.: Police issued a fireworks warning to a resident on the 1600 block of Swarthout Court. Other fireworks calls police responded to at about the same time were in the areas of Cypress Drive, Cactus Street, D Street, McArthur Drive and Carlton Way.
8:51 p.m.: A business clerk reported a woman was banging on the windows of a store at Prime Outlets, 1005 Pescadero Ave. She said the business was closed and the woman was saying she would wait for the employees to leave. The clerk called back and told police the woman left the mall.
11:55 p.m.: A caller reported a man running into Sienna Park, 1312 Sienna Park Drive, with a chainsaw. The man was seen revving the saw before a woman ran up to him from the area of Parkside Drive. The two people were seen walking back in the direction of Parkside Drive. Police arrived in the area and a man flagged them down. He told police his son was the man in question and he would call when he returned for a mental evaluation.
• 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. To report information anonymously about a crime: Crime Stoppers, 831-6847.