A gas station clerk also reported a drunken driver in a Ford Bronco, who took off heading west on 11th Street.
A witness saw the Bronco pull off to the side of the onramp to Interstate 205, and an officer arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving. Police took a laptop and iPhone for “safekeeping.”
The Tracy Police Department received 184 calls for service on Wednesday. The following is a sample of those calls.
8:05 a.m.: A caller complained a man was spraying water at cars as they passed a daycare center near Valpico and Corral Hollow roads.
9:59 a.m.: A caller said a woman on the 1200 block of Dove Drive “has been sending threatening and harassing messages and e-mails to a teacher at a local college.” An officer talked to the woman and “advised her this had to stop.”
10:57 a.m.: A caller reported a car had been broken into “in the past three days” on the 2200 block of Yellowstone Avenue.
11:10 a.m.: Police went to Tracy High School, 315 E. 11th St., and arrested two people on suspicion of selling drugs.
11:17 a.m.: A caller walked into the police station at 1000 Civic Center Drive to report someone out of town had been writing checks on the caller’s account at the Bank of America.
11:17 a.m.: Police went to the Stein Continuation School, 650 W. 10th St., on a report of a petty theft. No one was arrested.
11:27 a.m.: A caller from Costco, 3250 W. Grant Line Road, reported receiving a fake $20 bill from the “Bob’s Market account holder.”
11:47 a.m.: A caller reported catching a guy trying to break into a car on the 1100 block of Holly Drive. A witness chased the suspect on Holly Drive toward Grant Line Road, the caller said, before the suspect got into a white Honda. Police had two suspects at gunpoint on the 400 block of Eaton Avenue, and arrested two 18-year-old men on suspicion of burglary and possession of stolen property.
12:09 p.m.: Police arrested someone on suspicion of a drug violation at Tennis Lane and Tracy Boulevard.
1:08 p.m.: A caller reported a guy punched a friend and gave her a nosebleed on the 2900 block of Ormonde Street. But an officer talked to the victim who wanted to report nothing, and the guy who punched her took off before an officer arrived.
1:38 p.m.: A caller reported a woman about 20 in a pink short-sleeved top and blue jeans at the Dollar Tree, 2691 N. Tracy Blvd., who might be a prostitute. The caller said she “looks clean cut,” and an officer was unable to find her.
2:44 p.m.: A caller from Rite Aid, 1970 W. Grant Line, reported a security guard chased down a guy stole alcohol. The suspect fought security, but eventually was taken into the store and was cooperative. An officer said the suspect was from Stockton, and possibly had a “rap sheet.”
3:54 p.m.: A caller reported a guy in a red sweatshirt at Robert Kenner Park, 1850 W. Kavanagh Ave., was seen spray painting the doors of the restroom. He ran off, but the woman who called said she could identify the suspect if she saw him again.
4:02 p.m.: A caller reported one of three guys in a Cadillac 300 was waiving a “pellet” gun at another car on Corral Hollow Road and Lowell Avenue.
4:37 p.m.: Police questioned a suspected gang member at Clover and Corral Hollow roads.
5:59 p.m.: A caller reported a car was burglarized on the 600 block of Postgrove Court.
6:11 p.m.: A caller reported she returned home a couple of hours prior and began to notice things were missing from her house on the 800 block of Willamette Court. She said a neighbor’s son was recently released from jail, and that three laptops were gone, a Wii video game was missing and a mattress was moved.
7:08 p.m.: A parent at the Almondwood Apartments, 475 Peerless Way, reported someone was phoning the caller’s 13-year-old son, “stating they are going to cut him.” The caller “will be changing the phone number.”
10:45 p.m.: A dark-colored SUV was parked in front of a caller’s home on the 600 block of Lourence Court, and an occupant was “brushing their hair erratically” and displayed “other weird behavior.” The car was gone when police arrived 7 minutes later.
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 anonymously report information about a crime: Crime Stoppers, 831-6847.