Tracy Police logged 636 calls between Friday and Monday, including the following reports:
Friday, Sept. 3
12:23 a.m.: Someone stretched plastic wrap across Sycamore Parkway, which caused drivers to hit their brakes. Police got a description of a the people and the pickup truck they were in and stopped the truck in front of Hirsch School. They didn’t cause any damage and cleaned up the plastic wrap.
5:38 p.m.: Police called an ambulance for a car crash at the corner of East Street and Eaton Avenue. Two cars collided, and people said it looked like two teenagers were injured.
7:30 p.m.: A woman on the 300 block of West Central Avenue told police that a man in San Diego keeps calling her on the phone, and has done so for several years even after she asked him to stop calling. Police suggested she get a restraining order, and an officer also called the man and told him to stop bothering the woman.
11:28 p.m.: A woman in the central part of town told police that her boyfriend beat her. Police arrested the 23-year-old man on suspicion of domestic violence.
Saturday, Sept. 4
1:08 a.m.: A man told police that he was robbed while walking with his bicycle near Kenner Park, 1850 W. Kavanagh Ave. He said that robbers, possibly two or three of them, hit him in the head and stole his bank card and about $125 in cash.
4:49 a.m.: A group of teenage boys was seen checking door handles on cars parked on the street around Dove Drive and Sycamore Parkway. Police arrested three of them, including a 20-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
3:45 p.m.: Someone reported a group of kids playing with a remote control car on the softball diamond of Williams Middle School, 1600 Tennis Lane. The caller was worried they might cause damage to the ball field.
9:35 p.m.: Police arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving after a traffic stop on the 400 block of West 11th Street. His Cadillac was towed and he was booked and released.
11:34 p.m.: Police arrested a man on suspicion of racing after an officer saw an older tan Chevrolet Nova and a Buick Skylark speeding south along Corral Hollow Road at Schulte Road. The officer quickly lost sight of the cars, but another officer saw them as they approached MacArthur Drive along Valpico Road a few minutes later, traveling at about 80 mph. Police estimated that they reached about 90 mph as they approached Chrisman Road, where the Skylark lost control after turning onto southbound Chrisman Road. Police held a group of people in the car at gunpoint, and arrested Matthew David Petz, 23, on suspicion of racing. He was booked into San Joaquin County Jail and held on $101,000 bail pending a Wednesday court hearing in Manteca.
Sunday, Sept. 5
12:34 a.m.: Police arrested a 40-year-old man in the north part of town on suspicion of violating a restraining order after he showed up at his ex-girlfriend’s house and tried to get into her garage. Police took him to San Joaquin County Jail where he awaits a Wednesday morning court hearing in Manteca.
2:54 a.m.: A man on the 2800 block of Hawkins Lane called 9-1-1 to report that his neighbors were jumping on a trampoline. Police told the people on the trampoline to quiet down, and told the man who called to use the police department’s regular business line next time, instead of the emergency line.
5:55 a.m.: Police were called to a fight between husband and wife on the west part of town after the woman said the man attacked her. The woman told police that she pepper-sprayed the man, which the man confirmed. The woman also told police that he had several assault rifles in the house, and the man told police that all of the weapons were put away safely. Police arrested both of them, the man on suspicion of domestic violence, and the woman on suspicion of assault with a caustic chemical.
4:59 p.m.: Police called an ambulance for an elderly man who was attacked in front of an apartment building on the 1300 block of Holly Drive. Police were told to look for a man with brass knuckles, and detained a 38-year old man, but the victim told police from the hospital that he did not want to press charges.
Monday, Sept. 6
6:33 a.m.: Police responded to the central part of town after a woman said she was in a fight with her boyfriend. Police arrested both the man and the woman on suspicion of domestic violence.
12:53 p.m.: A man often who hangs out along the 800 block of West 11th Street reportedly told a woman that he watches her while she is out walking her dog, and that he intends to rape her. She told police that he followed her again when she was out for her walk on Monday.
6:38 p.m.: A car and a pickup collided at Parker and Whittier avenues, and both took off, one chasing the other. Police found the pickup at 11th and A streets and arrested the driver, a 45-year-old man, on warrants for two previous drunken driving arrests.
9:27 p.m.: A person was robbed at knifepoint on the 2300 block of Parker Avenue. The robber, who appeared to be a teenage boy wearing a black hoodie, pushed the victim down, held a switchblade knife to the victim’s throat, and stole an iPod and a cell phone.
10:24 p.m.: A woman told police that two men in a red truck pulled up on the 2000 block of Holly Drive and beat her friend with a bat. Her friend ran off and the assailants got back in the truck and chased after him. The woman said they drove past again and threw something at her car, breaking out a window.
11:10 p.m.: A person at AM/PM, 3425 N. Tracy Blvd., told police that a man with a knife came into the store and asked for someone to call police because someone was after him. Police arrived and arrested the 48-year-old man on suspicion of being under the influence of illegal drugs.