According to another witness, the car was parked in the lot for at least an hour.
The owner of the car was arrested when she returned to the vehicle, and her children were released by police.
The animals were taken to Jules Veterinary Clinic for treatment, and the raccoon is now at the Tracy Animal Shelter on Arbor Road.
Tracy police received 442 calls for service between Friday, Sept. 24, and Sunday, Sept. 26. The following is a sample of those calls.
1:35 a.m.: A caller said a man with a gray shirt and blue jeans was walking near Christina and Mario drives and flashing a light into homes and vehicles. Police didn’t find him.
2:12 a.m.: A caller whose neighbors were away noticed a white pickup parked in front of an empty house on the 100 block of Cedar Mountain Drive and a man entering the house through the front door, then loading boxes into the back of the truck. Both the man and truck were gone by the time officers arrived, but the neighbor had written down the license plate number. The truck’s registered owner was contacted in Castro Valley, but said the truck had been sold to someone in Tracy about a month ago.
3:54 a.m.: A man spending the night in a vacant business on the 2300 block of North Tracy Boulevard called police because he heard people with flashlights breaking into the business by forcing open the front door. He couldn’t see them, but thought they were stealing equipment. When police arrived, the back door was slightly ajar and the suspects were gone.
7:52 a.m.: Someone called police after finding a stranger’s Social Security card and driver’s license in the front yard of a house on the 300 block of Buthmann Avenue.
8:33 a.m.: A caller asked police to check Tracy Truck & Auto, 3940 N. Tracy Blvd., for a stolen car but kept hanging up on an officer when police called back.
9:12 a.m.: A caller from First Tracy Mortgage, 44 W. 10th St., said copper wire was stolen from the air conditioning unit.
9:32 a.m.: A woman on the 400 block of Acacia Drive said her daughter is constantly being harassed by a student at Tracy High School.
11:29 a.m.: A caller on the 400 block of Krider Court reported a dog barking at a neighbor’s house, but police found no dogs at the residence the caller identified.
1:17 p.m.: A pit bull that charged a bike rider on the 1600 block of Cherry Blossom Lane was impounded.
4:12 p.m.: A woman said several men were surrounding her car on the corner of Carlton Way and Holly Drive. They thought her son was inside the car and wanted to beat him up, she said.
4:19 p.m.: Someone on the 400 block of Guinevere Court said someone used their sister’s name to create a Facebook account, and ever since the reporter has received “calls for sexual favors.”
8:32 p.m.: A caller said a big group of people was fighting at the Tracy Ball Park, 2001 Bessie Ave., after a soccer game.
11:01 p.m.: A woman on the 2100 block of Tahoe Circle reported that her granddaughter had taken the keys to her car and drove off. She didn’t want charges pressed if the girl was found by police.
2:27 a.m.: A car was egged on the 1100 block of Chaplin Way.
2:54 a.m.: A caller thought the driver of a white Toyota Camry might be drunk because the car was “swerving all over the road.” Police stopped the car at 11th Street and Chrisman Road and issued a warning when the driver tested negative for alcohol.
7:06 a.m..: A woman was seen talking to herself and moving bricks from the front to the rear of Domino’s Pizza, 708 W. 11th St. She was gone when police drove by a half hour later.
10:57 a.m.: A caller who lives on the 1900 block of Pheasant Run Court told police that a neighbor said in a Facebook post that “she was going to blow up (his) house and his wife.”
11:38 a.m.: A woman reported that her husband’s car, parked outside In N Out Burger, 575 W. Clover Road, had its window smashed and a wallet stolen. The Discover Card that was in the wallet, she said, had been used within the past 10 minutes at the neighboring McDonald’s.
1:06 p.m.: A dog was left inside a car at the parking lot of Marshall’s, 2481 Naglee Road.
3:06 p.m.: A blue Mitsubishi Eclipse was broken into on the 300 block of Hawthorne Drive.
9:43 p.m.: A caller on the 200 block of West Second Street said a man and woman were dragging another woman down the street and dragged her inside a residence.
12:48 a.m.: A loud party, possibly with underage drinking, was reported on the 2200 block of Tammi Court.
1:25 a.m.: Police issued a citation to a man who knocked on an apartment door three times and then exposed himself on the 1100 block of Lincoln Boulevard.
3:29 a.m.: A caller reported three men were fighting in an alley next to the 900 block of F Street.
4:59 a.m.: A man riding a bike while wearing an “Indiana Jones-style hat” was riding around near the police department, 1000 Civic Center Drive, and was issued a warning.
9:53 a.m.: A group of people that a caller suspected were homeless and asking people for money outside Faith Tabernacle Church, 1700 Parker Ave., were warned by police.
10:21 a.m.: Yard tools were stolen from a residence on the 100 block of Renown Drive.
11:54 a.m.: A girl in central Tracy said that her father hit her mother, but the father said that his wife hit him first and that he was only responding in kind.
2:58 p.m.: A caller said that several people went into several stores at Tracy Outlets, 1005 Pescadero Ave., and stole items.
3:55 p.m.: A man crashed a car into a tree on the 100 block of Roosevelt Avenue. He suffered only minor injuries, but the car was towed.
6:41 p.m.: A caller from Pete’s Liquors, 202 W. 11th St., told police that a man was outside hassling customers for money even after he was told to leave. Police called back more than an hour later to see if the man was still there. The original caller was angry that police hadn’t came by the store yet, but the dispatcher explained that all units were busy with “priority” calls. The panhandler was gone when police drove by at 8:23 p.m.
9:13 p.m.: A man was arrested on an outstanding warrant and booked into San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp after police made a traffic stop at Fourth Street and Tracy Boulevard.
• 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.