Police Log: Woman confronts home burglar
by TP staff
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Police are investigating a home burglary after a woman told officers she found a man inside her house on the 1300 block of Roosevelt Avenue at 6:28 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3. She said she came home and saw a flashlight in her bedroom. She said she confronted the man and he pushed her down before running out of her backdoor. She reported her jewelry was missing.

Tracy police received 1228 calls for service from Wednesday, Nov. 27 through Wednesday, Dec. 4. The following is a sampling of those calls.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

5:14 a.m.: A resident reported someone attempting to break into a house on the 100 block of Finale Way. Police checked and found a homeowner had locked herself out of her house.

8:49 a.m.: Police arrested a 34-year-old man for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop near Central Avenue and Third Street.

3:11 p.m.: A student reported that a teacher at Monte Vista Middle School at 751 W. Lowell Ave. inappropriately touched her. Police spoke to the child and found the action was not sexual in nature and her parents agreed to have the matter resolved internally by school officials.

3:28 p.m.: Police arrested a 21-year-old man for burglary on the 600 block of Tulare Court. The arrest occurred after a resident reported coming home and finding someone had burglarized the house.

7:37 p.m.: Police are investigating a skull fracture to a 9-month-old child who was taken to San Joaquin County General Hospital. The police reported no suspect information, but noted the parents were refugees from Afghanistan and here in the United States for approximately a month. Police spoke to the family on the 200 block of E. Grant Line Road.

Tuesday, Dec. 3

9:38 a.m.: A resident reported a man blowing air on a small child with a leaf blower on the 3300 block of Holly Drive. He said the child, believed to be 5-years-old, was crying. Police are investigating the alleged incident.

6:28 p.m.: A woman told police she found a man inside her house on the 1300 block of Roosevelt Avenue. She said she came home and saw a flashlight in her bedroom, confronted the man and he pushed her down before running out of the backdoor. She said jewelry was missing and her doggy door was opened. Police are investigating.

7:27 p.m.: A resident reported someone shot a gun into his house on the 200 block of Acacia Street. He said four shots were fired and no one was hit. Police found there was one shooter who was seen running towards Lowell Avenue. The incident is under investigation.

10:12 p.m.: Police arrested a 22-year-old woman for an outstanding drug possession warrant on the 800 block of W. 11th Street. She was also given a new charge of drug possession and taken to county jail.

11:39 p.m.: Police arrested a 35-year-old man for an outstanding warrant for marijuana possession following a pedestrian stop near English Oak Court and Whispering Wind Drive.

Monday, Dec. 2

4:42 a.m.: Police arrested a 26-year-old woman for an unknown charge on the 2700 block of Holly Drive. The arrest occurred after someone called regarding a woman breaking things outside a residence. The woman was booked into county jail.

8:29 a.m.: A clerk at Amazon reported someone broke into five company trucks at 1555 N. Chrisman Road. Police are investigating.

12:47 p.m.: A resident reported a man going in and out of traffic near Schulte Road and Tracy Boulevard. He said the man was making karate moves when he went into the street. Police were unable to find him.

3:52 p.m.: A woman reported an injured rooster in her backyard on the 200 block of W. Whittier Avenue. She said the bird has a broken wing and leg. She said it may have come from a neighbor’s house that allegedly hosts cock fights.

5:10 p.m.: Police arrested a 31-year-old woman for outstanding warrants on the 100 block of W. Carlton Way. The warrant was for drug possession, injury to a child and theft.

10:21 p.m.: Police arrested a 22-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman for outstanding warrants on the 3500 block of N. Tracy Boulevard. The charges for the warrants were not identified in the log.

11:14 p.m.: Police arrested a 23-year-old man for alleged drunken driving following a traffic stop near Buthmann Avenue and Grant Line Road.

Sunday, Dec. 1

1:39 a.m.: Police arrested a 30-year-old man for outstanding warrants for threats, burglary, inflicting corporal injury, driving while suspended, and driving under the influence on the 3800 block of N. Tracy Boulevard.

1:15 p.m.: Police arrested a 26-year-old man for an outstanding warrant on the 2900 block of W. Grant Line Road. The charge on the warrant was not identified in the log.

3:05 p.m.: A woman said someone has been egging her house and kicking her front door on the 400 block of Wagtail Drive. She said someone also tampered with her front door lock. Police are investigating.

5:11 p.m.: Police arrested a 23-year-old man for drug possession at El Pescadero Park at 250 W. Kavanagh Ave.

7:16 p.m.: Police arrested a 31-year-old man for threats on the 1400 block of Parkside Drive.

Saturday, Nov. 30

3:03 a.m.: Police arrested a 19-year-old man for robbery near Harold Smith and Ontario drives. The arrest occurred after a caller said his friend was robbed of his shoes. Police discovered the alleged thief also took the keys to an SUV, and an iPhone.

7:29 a.m.: A clerk at Prime Outlets reported someone shot out several windows overnight at 1005 Pescadero Avenue. Police are investigating.

8:03 a.m.: Police arrested a 26-year-old man for outstanding warrants on the 3000 block of W. Grant Line Road. The warrants were for drunk in public and theft. He was booked into county jail.

12:00 p.m.: A clerk at Starbucks at 1857 W. 11th St. called to report a computer stolen by three men. The caller said the men pushed a patron down and took his computer, leaving in a Honda Civic going west on 11th Street.

2:30 p.m.: A clerk at Parker Ave Market reported a man attempted to use a counterfeit $20 bill at the business at 1656 Parker Ave. The clerk said he refused the money and the man opened a candy bar and began eating it in front of the clerk without paying for the candy. The man was gone before police arrived.

Friday, Nov. 29

10:00 a.m.: A resident reported finding a gun in his bushes while doing yard work on the 100 block of E. Second Street. The .39-caliber gun was turned over to police.

5:59 p.m.: Police were asked to assist the California Highway Patrol after a car was seen going off the freeway near Interstate 205 and MacArthur Drive.

8:14 p.m.: Police arrested a 43-year-old man for an outstanding warrant for inflicting corporal injury on a spouse following a traffic stop near Carlton Way and Parker Avenue.

Thursday, Nov. 28

12:58 a.m.: Police arrested a 27-year-old man for battery against a spouse on the 1500 block of Lankershire Drive.

3:02 a.m.: A man in the emergency room at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital at 1420 N. Tracy Blvd. told staff he had been smoking marijuana with some friends and when he awoke he found himself in the street with a minor laceration.

1:59 p.m.: Police arrested a 26-year-old man for an outstanding warrant for drug possession following a traffic stop near Centre Court Drive and Tracy Boulevard.

6:59 p.m.: A resident reported seeing a pickup hit a fire hydrant and leave the area as water sprayed into the air near 11th Street and Lammers Road.

11:08 p.m.: Police arrested a 39-year-old man for brandishing a firearm on the 800 block of W. Ninth Street. Police recovered a 12 gage shotgun.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

9:27 a.m.: Graffiti was reported at several locations, including the senior center at 375 E. Ninth St., Thoming Park at 1000 Cambridge Place and Grand Theater at 715 N. Central Ave. The graffiti was spray painted graffiti was in a variety of colors, including black and red.

• 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.

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cody01
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December 07, 2013
@sneaky. Wasn't the marijauna.
Sneaky
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December 07, 2013
"3:02 a.m.: A man in the emergency room at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital at 1420 N. Tracy Blvd. told staff he had been smoking marijuana with some friends and when he awoke he found himself in the street with a minor laceration."

And yet somehow all the dope fiends will continue to tell us that marijuana is harmless. Tell those lies to the guy that found himself in the middle of the street with a cut and no idea how he got there.
Sneaky
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December 07, 2013
Its good to hear that the woman who found the burglar in her home ended up ok. Someone who will break into a home will generally have no issue about killing someone. Too bad she didn't have a gun on her. She could have immediately solved the problem and probably would have saved a lot of other folks from being victims of that same loser.

cody01
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December 07, 2013
If she had a gun, The burglar would have stolen it. Shot her with it. Or, She would have shot herself on accident. Can't use these police blotters as the foundation for opinion.
emmaspencer
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December 09, 2013
CODY01; If she had a gun Carrie permit, she probably would have shot him, too bad she DIDN'T have ether, I"M JUST SAYIN.
bobrod
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December 12, 2013
Nothing, and I mean Nothing says "Get out of my house" more than a great big 357 magnum going BOOM! Even if you dont hit them-I dont think they will stay in the house to ask questions. If you plan to get one, please train with it so you know when you should fire or not. There are plenty of training courses out there so the idiot in your house wont be able to disarm you, and you can use your firearm for defense. Remember, you as a firearms owner are responsible where those bullets end up. You cant take them back once you fire the weapon. If you are not ready to own one-call the Police if you think your house has been broken into-and as soon as you discover a break in, dont enter until safe. In the mean time carry a BIG metal flashlight.


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