Police Log: Tax man reportedly misinformed
by TP staff
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A parent called at 12:17 p.m. Thursday on the 700 block of Joranollo Drive to say someone was using the Social Security numbers and names of her children on their taxes. She said she needed a report for the Internal Revenue Service.

Tracy police received 191 calls for service Thursday, Feb. 16. The following is a sample of those calls.

12:09 a.m.: Two women fighting on the railroad tracks near the Ninety Nine Cent Store, 1320 W. 11th St., were spotted by a passerby. The caller said when he went by a second time, one woman was on the ground and the other had left. Police were unable to find anyone in the area.

12:23 a.m.: Police arrested a 44-year-old man on suspicion of being drunk in public near the Shamrock, 117 W. 11th St.

8:17 a.m.: A man was seen urinating on a fence on the 1600 block of Jasmine Court. A caller said the man was now sitting in a nearby car, but the car was gone before police arrived.

8:21 a.m.: An online report was made for a vehicle burglary near Chili’s Bar & Grill, 2030 W. Grant Line Road.

11:49 a.m.: Someone was reportedly using the name of a student’s sister to get her out of classes at Tracy High School, 315 E. 11th St.

2:18 p.m.: The owner of a missing handgun credited the loss last month to a relative of her home cleaning crew on the 1800 block of McPeak Court. Police are investigating.

4:43 p.m.: A citrus seller was warned for selling his oranges near Mount Diablo and Central avenues without a permit.

4:45 p.m.: Two forged cashed checks were reported on the 900 block of Winter Lane. Bank officials said they had video of the woman cashing the checks. Police are investigating.

8:29 p.m.: A gas pump was reported broken at Kwikserve Gas Station, 950 W. 11th St., to possibly steal gasoline. Police are investigating.

11:54 p.m.: A recycling thief was spotted leaving a yard on the 100 block of West Clover Road. The alleged thief was seen fleeing on a bicycle toward 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. 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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