Police Log: Man tries to get teen into truck
by TP staff
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A 17-year-old girl told police at 1:54 p.m. on Tuesday that a man in a white pickup tried to get her to go into his vehicle on Monday near North School at 2875 Holly Drive. She said the man told her “Get in bitch, get in.” She said she didn’t know the man and that he left after she ran away to a family that was walking down the street. She described the truck driver as Hispanic, 45-50, black and gray hair wearing an orange shirt in an older model white pickup. Extra patrols were requested for the area.

Tracy police received 1,194 calls for service from Aug. 7 through Wednesday. The following is a sampling of those calls as they were documented in real time.

Wednesday

5:11 a.m.: A caller reported he arrived at the SB Gas and Market at 515 W. 11th St. and found the front door broken. No one was seen inside the business, but he said someone standing on the corner ran away from the area.

9:19 a.m.: A caller reported someone cut the fence to American Truck and Tire at 100 W. Valpico Road and took tires.

1:15 p.m.: A caller reported putting a rat into a box and leaving it on the front yard for pickup on the 1600 block of Treehaven Lane. The caller said he was not sure if the animal was dead or alive. Police could not find the box.

5:59 p.m.: A caller reported a man going door-to-door selling merchandise near Jasmine Court and Reyes Lane. The man was seen marking the sidewalks with green marker. He was gone before police arrived.

7:07 p.m.: A caller reported someone went into an open garage and stole tools on the 2100 block of Tammi Court.

10:40 p.m.: Police arrested a 24-year-old man for an outstanding theft warrant on the 3200 block of Naglee Road.

Tuesday

7:17 a.m.: A caller reported someone egged his house and vehicles on the 100 block of Adaire Lane.

11:45 a.m.: Police arrested an 18-year-old man for intent to defraud after he allegedly tried to pass a bad check on the 1100 block of N. Tracy Boulevard.

4:01 p.m.: A caller reported a juvenile male was walking by with two other boys when he pulled down his pants and exposed his buttocks to the callers’ mother on the 2800 block of Stafford Avenue.

6:06 p.m.: A caller reported a fight on the 1900 block of Notre Dame Court. The caller said it was the father of a homicide who didn’t live at the residence. The father was saying the homicide wasn’t an accident and that his cousin possibly had something to do with it. The family said they would try to work things out and that they would call if the man showed up again without an invitation.

6:58 p.m.: A caller requested extra patrols after his car was egged on the 100 block of Adaire Lane.

10:00 p.m.: A caller on the 100 block of E. Grant Line Road reported that someone hit him in the head and took his boot, backpack and Dale Earnhart Jr. bag. He said he was from Sacramento and traveling through Tracy. He said he didn’t know where the incident took place. Police are investigating.

Monday

12:04 a.m.: A caller reported hearing an explosion on the 300 block of E. 11th Street. A second caller reported the same thing. Police checked and found it was a firework.

9:31 a.m.: A caller reported two men in their early 20’s came into Walgreens at 1830 W. 11th St. and tried to purchase gift cards with counterfeit money. One man purchased a $100 American Express gift card and the caller voided the transaction.

11:37 a.m.: A caller reported someone slashed her tires on the 200 block of E. Grant Line Road. She said she came out and found her ex bent over one of her tires.

12:49 p.m.: A caller reported she and her cousin sprayed each other with pepper spray on the 1100 block of Sultana Drive. She was told to file a restraining order.

12:57 p.m.: A caller contacted police over items left at a memorial on a lawn on the 1900 block of Notre Dame Court.

4:32 p.m.: A caller reported a child kicking a dog and taking away its puppies on the 2400 block of Byron Road. The caller said the dog was getting vicious over the incident. Police spoke to the child’s mother and she agreed to warn neighborhood children to leave the dog alone.

8:27 p.m.: A caller reported a woman robbed her at knifepoint of her bicycle at Lincoln Park at 170 E. Eaton Ave. The thief was described as Hispanic, 5-feet 6 to 5-feet 8, 120 to 150 pounds wearing a red and white shirt with blue shorts. Police are investigating.

8:44 p.m.: Police arrested a man for vehicle theft near Holly Drive and Portola Way after the man and another man ran from the car.

Sunday

1:12 a.m.: A caller reported someone attempting to light a recreational vehicle on fire under a bridge near North MacArthur Drive and East 11th Street. He said they were starting a fire next to the RV. No additional information as provided.

4:07 a.m.: Police arrested someone on the 1900 block of W. 11th Street after a caller reported a driver passed out and ran a car into an employees’ car in the parking lot of Savemart at 1950 W. 11th St. The caller said he was outside banging on the driver’s window and the driver was not waking up.

1:01 p.m.: A caller on the 100 block of W. Eaton Avenue reported he was 19-years-old and he was jumped on Saturday night somewhere in Tracy. He was advised to go to the hospital emergency room and he said his mother was supposed to take him. Police checked and found he was robbed and not assaulted. Police are investigating.

1:20 p.m.: A caller reported a cat in a small carrier outside Target at 2800 Naglee Road. He said the cat’s owner is nowhere to be found. The carrier was moved under a shade tree. Animal control brought the cat to the shelter.

5:17 p.m.: A caller reported he found his toolbox open on the 1500 block of Vinewood Way. He said his camera showed a man on tape, but nothing was missing.

6:14 p.m.: A caller reported she was drugged by two men, but she didn’t know where she was in Tracy. Police used latitude and longitude from her cell phone and surmised she was near Kingsley Chadeayne Park at 2130 Robert Gabriel Dr. She said the men were walking away from her and told her they gave her marijuana. An ambulance took her to Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. Police found she was a reported missing juvenile with an outstanding warrant.

8: 07 p.m.: A caller requested extra police patrols after seeing a man driving in and out of the lot at Tracy Truck and Auto Stop at 3940 N. Tracy Blvd. He said he suspected the man was a spotter for gas thieves, who usually come back to steal fuel from the trucks.

8:30 p.m.: A caller reported someone threw a rock at her door on the 200 block of E. Clover Road with a note attached to it that read “kill.” She requested extra police patrols.

9:50 p.m.: A caller reported a man called Panda Express at 2441 Naglee Road and said he was going to shoot up the place because the closed at 10 p.m. The caller said there were six employees, a manager and 12 customers still inside the business. Police checked and everything appeared okay.

Saturday

1:01 a.m.: A caller reported seeing a man beating a pit bull puppy on the 1600 block of Parker Avenue. Police were unable to locate the man.

4:34 a.m.: A caller reported a vehicle on fire on the 200 block of Gibralter Lane. It was reported the fire may have been set on purpose. Police are investigating.

12:41 p.m.: A caller reported his two vehicles were vandalized on the 2500 block of Greystone Drive.

4:16 p.m.: A caller reported she paid $15 for gasoline and the attendant refused to refund her money after he activated the wrong pump at am-pm at 2400 Joe Pombo Pkwy. She said she was so upset that she accidentally drove away with the gas nozzle still attached to her car. Police checked and found she did not intend to damage the gas hose.

9:00 p.m.: A caller reported someone rang her doorbell and threw a rock at her door on the 200 block of E. Clover Road. She requested extra police patrols.

Friday

7:25 a.m.: A caller reported a German shepherd stray on the 1600 block of Duncan Drive. The same caller called back at 8:35 a.m. and reported the dog was gone, but a giant bird was in the street in a standoff with a cat. He said it appeared the bird was a crane. The animal was gone before police arrived.

12:32 a.m.: A caller reported her neighbor yelled at her for not picking up her dogs feces in her own backyard on the 200 block of Tassajera Court. She said no threats were made, but she thought he was too aggressive.

12:34 p.m.: A caller reported she is being targeted after someone drained the brake fluid out of her car on Thursday on the 400 block of 23rd Street. She said she awoke and someone tried to get into her backyard, her garbage cans were moved and her gate opened. Police are investigating.

1:13 p.m.: A caller reported a man recording a movie inside Cinemark Movies 14 at 3300 Naglee Road. The caller said the man was sitting in the front row with his son in a wheelchair. The man was given a warning not to trespass.

2:29 p.m.: A caller reported an older man wearing a black shirt throwing rocks at passing vehicles near Lammers Road and Feteira Way. He was gone before police arrived.

4:05 p.m.: Police arrested a 41-year-old man for an outstanding warrant for larceny on the 900 block of W. Sixth Street.

Aug. 7

12:08 a.m.: A caller reported someone tried to open his front door on the 1800 block of Thomas DeHaven Lane. He said someone jiggled the door, but didn’t get inside. Police checked the area, but didn’t find anyone.

1:23 a.m.: A caller reported her boyfriend sliced his finger with a knife she had under her pillow on the 2900 block of W. Lowell Avenue.

1:40 a.m.: A caller reported a man tapped on her car window when she arrived at her house on the 400 block of W. Whittier Avenue. She said the man said, “I thought you were the police is why I was running.” She said she was afraid to get out of her car and told him she was calling the police. He was gone before police arrived.

4:46 a.m.: A caller made a 911 call while asleep on the 600 block of W. Sixth Street and apologized to police for dialing while sleeping.

5:38 a.m.: A caller reported finding a man under his car hood on the 200 block of Versailles Court. He said the man broke into his car and he found oil all over his engine and other parts of the car. He said he chased the man to a waiting car that was last seen going south on MacArthur Drive. Police are investigating.

9:23 a.m.: A caller reported a man on a bicycle hit her car on the 300 block of W. Grant Line Road. She said he hit the car with his face and his mouth was bleeding. She said he told her not to call the police, because his bicycle didn’t have any brakes.

12:47 p.m.: A caller reported she found her two cars wrapped in saran wrap on the 100 block of E. Ferdinand Street.

2:05 p.m.: A caller reported a house for sale is being listed by someone for rent on the 1500 block of Arrigotti Lane. The caller contacted the website about the rental listing. Police called the number of the person listing the rental and when the person was informed he was an officer they hung up.

2:55 p.m.: Police arrested a 50-year-old man for domestic violence on the 1800 block of Radcliff Court.

5:22 p.m.: Police issued a warning to a bicycle rider for not stopping at a posted stop sign at the intersection of Ninth Street and Central Avenue.

5:59 p.m.: A caller reported a 13-year-old friend of his 13-year-old son told the boy she was going to bring a gun to Millennium High School at 51 E. Beverly Place and kill the caller’s son on Friday. Police are investigating.

6:04 p.m.: A caller on the 3200 b lock of Cheryl Lane reported a fraudulent ad for a job was posted on the Internet. The caller said he was advised to cash a check and send the money to Nigeria. When he suspected it was a scam, he called the company and they informed him that they never posted the job for Sonics Inc.

7:58 p.m.: A caller reported someone broke his car window and took some items on the 2700 block of Naglee Road.

10:52 p.m.: A caller requested extra police patrols after someone left a dead bird with a stick through its temple at his door on the 600 block of Jefferson Lane.

10:54 p.m.: Police arrested a 25-year-old man for outstanding warrants that included drug possession on the 1200 block of W. 11th Street.

• 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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