The man allegedly opened a beer inside of the store and then began telling store clerks that he had a pistol.
He initially refused to leave the store but was arrested in the parking lot when he walked outside and officers arrived. It was not noted in the police log if the man actually had a gun.
Tracy police received 489 calls for service Friday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 9. The following is a sample of those calls.
6:53 a.m.: A 33-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence when officers responded to a vehicle crash in the area of Byron and Corral Hollow roads. The man’s Ford F150 truck was towed from the scene.
3:49 p.m.: Officers arrested a 27-year-old man for an outstanding warrant. The man appears to have turned himself in at the Tracy Police Department, 1000 Civic Center Plaza.
4:27 p.m.: A mother reported her 2-year-old child was missing on the 100 block of A Street. The woman last saw her child playing outside with her other four children. The police log indicates that after about five minutes of searching, the child was located inside of the house sleeping.
12:20 a.m.: An Asian man allegedly knocked on the window of an apartment at Chesapeake Bay Apartments, 2941 W. Lowell Ave., and whispered something inaudible to a person inside. The man — described as wearing a black beanie or hat and blue jeans — left the area when the person inside reportedly “looked him in (the) eye and yelled at him,” the log states. Officers were unable to locate the man when they arrived.
11:04 a.m.: Officers arrested a 31-year-old man at the Motel 6, 3810 N. Tracy Blvd., for several outstanding warrants.
6:01 p.m.: A man allegedly representing K2 Productions reportedly told a woman that she could appear on the cover of his magazine if she signed a contract and performed oral sex on him at that moment. The woman met the man at Starbucks, 1857 W. 11th St., to discuss a potential cover deal but was apparently upset with the terms. The man — described as 6-foot with a medium to heavy build and goatee — allegedly showed the woman $2,000, and said that if she performed the act, he would give the money to an unknown editor who would guarantee her picture would appear on the cover of an unidentified magazine. Officers didn’t take a report because no crime was committed.
10:05 p.m.: Officers found two people in the backseat of a vehicle in Hoyt Park, 234 Dale Odell Drive, while investigating a suspicious vehicle. Both people were allegedly in the back seat of the truck, and the windows were steamed. The man was cited for parking in a handicapped space.
10 a.m.: The city’s Public Works Department contacted Pacific Gas and Electric Co. about a utility wire hanging low across the 1500 block of Wall Street. PG&E and Comcast repaired the wire within an hour.
11:23 a.m.: A TV and Playstation 3 were reported stolen from a house on the 200 block of East Whittier Avenue.
12:13 p.m.: A report was relayed from Australia Interpol to Washington, D.C., to the local California Highway Patrol office to Tracy police that a man on the 500 block of Burlington Drive wrote to a Skype partner in Australia that he was considering harming someone in Tracy. Police checked and found that the person identified in the report was no longer living at the address.
4:30 p.m.: Police arrested a man after he allegedly took a woman’s cell phone in front of Target, 2800 Naglee Road.
6:52 p.m.: When police made contact with a man near Walnut and Highland avenues, he started running away. The man began to hop fences, but was caught near 12th Street and Walnut Avenue. He was arrested and booked into San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp on a felony warrant out of Antioch for drug possession. He was being held without bail as of Monday, Dec. 10.
9:20 p.m.: A woman on the 3200 block of Holly Drive said someone called from a restricted number and told her, “Why did you have to do that? Don’t make me kill you. I have a gun on me. I’m right outside your door.” Police found nobody near the residence.
11:39 p.m.: Police arrested a man for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol near Schulte Road and Sycamore Parkway.
• 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.