Tracy police logged 186 calls Wednesday, July 11, including the following reports:
2:23 a.m.: A man in central Tracy reported his sister’s boyfriend had grabbed the woman by the throat and dragged her. The people at the house had reportedly been drinking and threatened to start shooting, but nobody had displayed any weapons. When police arrived, the people at the house said it was just an argument and nobody was hurt. Police returned to the house at 3:49 a.m. in response to another call reporting that the man again was choking and hitting the woman. This time, police arrested the 29-year-old man and took him to San Joaquin County Jail, where he faces a domestic violence charge. He was held on $75,000 bail and awaits a Friday, July 13, court hearing in Manteca.
3:02 a.m.: A woman told police a stranger attacked her on the 100 block of East Eighth Street while she was on her way home from Ralph’s Club on 11th Street. Police noted that she was drunk and she told an officer that she got a ride partway home, and had started walking when a man confronted her, pushed her to and she fell on her face. An officer who questioned her noted it was unclear if she was attacked, or if she just tripped and fell.
9:12 a.m.: Police got a call from Sutter Tracy Community Hospital’s emergency room regarding a teenager who was reportedly raped in a neighborhood in northeastern Tracy. Police are investigating.
2:10 p.m.: Police went to the central part of town after receiving a report of a domestic violence incident. Police arrested a 35-year-old man and took him to San Joaquin County Jail, where he was booked on suspicion of domestic violence and was held on $50,000 bail pending a Friday court hearing in Manteca.
3 p.m. A man went to police headquarters on Civic Center Drive and reported that his wife threw a cupful of water at him Monday night. He noted that the water missed him, but he still wanted police to document the incident.
3:48 p.m.: Management at The Home Depot, 2461 Naglee Road, called to arrest a woman suspected of embezzlement. Police took the 52-year-old woman to San Joaquin County Jail, where she was booked and released.
4:55 p.m.: A man on the 1500 block of West 12th Street reported his Honda Accord was stolen on Monday night, but called back Wednesday to tell police the car wasn’t actually stolen, but borrowed without his knowledge. He got the car back and wanted to clear his previous report.
5:22 p.m.: A man was filling up water jugs at the kiosk next to Grocery Outlet, 825 W. 11th St., when a man tried to pull him out of his car and then kicked the car, demanding to know if the man was a “homeboy.” Police checked the area but didn’t find the assailant.
6:34 p.m.: A chain-reaction accident was reported at the intersection of Corral Hollow and Schulte roads after a Chevrolet pickup reportedly rear-ended a Honda Accord and pushed it into the back end of a Toyota. The woman in the Honda gave police information about the Chevy, and described the teenage girl driving it. Police found the Chevy and the girl on Garden Court, and cited her on suspicion of hit-and-run.
10:19 p.m.: Police went to West High, 1775 W. Lowell Ave., after a security guard found three teenage boys in the pool. The guard noted that one of the teens had a “mouthy” attitude. Police warned them that they could be arrested for trespassing and called their parents to get them.
10:58 p.m.: Police and an ambulance crew responded to Grant Line Road east of MacArthur Drive after a Lexus ES300 reportedly crashed into a tree. The driver was able to get out of the car, but appeared to be injured, according to the police log. The car had to be towed away.
11:49 p.m.: A person at the Quality Inn, 3511 N. Tracy Blvd., told police that a man was outside yelling that he was going to kill someone. An employee at McDonald’s nearby reported the same thing, and said that employees at the restaurant had locked all its doors, fearing that the man might have a gun. Police arrived and checked out the man, who had previously been escorted out of the hotel because he was bothering other customers.
• 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.