Police Log: Convenience store held up
by TP staff
Apr 16, 2013 | 6983 views | 6 6 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Two men allegedly armed with handguns robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store in the early morning hours of Monday, April 15.

An employee at the store, 455 W. Grant Line Road, reported the incident at 1:53 a.m., and told police that the men “took all the cash in the register,” the police log states.

The men then left the store and were last seen running north on Buthmann Avenue.

Both men were described as black and in their early 20s.

It’s unknown how much cash was stolen.

One man was reportedly wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants with white running strips down the legs and shoes that had “NY” written on the front in orange lettering. He was also wearing reading glasses, according to the log.

The second man was reportedly wearing a darker grey hooded sweatshirt, black shoes and black jeans. He was also wearing a black beanie and a white T-shirt under the sweatshirt, the log states.

One man was allegedly carrying a plastic bag during the robbery.

Each man allegedly kept a gun in the front pocket of their sweatshirts.

Fingerprints were taken at the scene, and a police report is expected.

Tracy police received 147 calls for service Monday, April 15. The following is a sample of those reports.

1:56 a.m.: Officers arrested a 34-year-old man who was allegedly involved in an altercation at Motel 6, 3810 N. Tracy Blvd., with a woman. The man had an outstanding warrant from Contra Costa County.

3:21 a.m.: A 48-year-old man was arrested at the dead end of Lincoln Boulevard near Dronero Way for allegedly driving under the influence. The man was allegedly seen standing outside of his vehicle with the truck open, which prompted police to be called.

9:34 p.m.: Police helped a father and daughter retrieve the girl’s cellphone, which the pair had tracked to a residence on the 4600 block of Monarch Lane. The phone had been stolen earlier in the day. When the victims knocked on the front door, the inside lights were turned off. Officers retrieved the phone from inside the house and arrested an occupant on a charge of receiving stolen property. The person’s name was redacted, which could indicate the person is a minor.

• 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. All those arrested are assumed innocent until proven guilty, and charges may have been dropped or added as of publication. To report information anonymously about a crime: Crime Stoppers, 831-6847.
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April 16, 2013
Both men were described as black and in their early 20s.

It figures.

April 16, 2013
I say the same thing when white rapist serial killers strike.
April 16, 2013
So what you're saying is my son, who is half African American (her half) is capable of robbing half a store?

Take your racist comments somewhere else.
April 16, 2013
April 17, 2013
I'm no racist, but majority criminals in this country are white. They even rip you off, and take jobs from millions and kill their own people. So think hard before you make a racial comment against anyone. Most great bank robbers are of your skin tone. You fear African Americans that's why you speak in such fear.
April 17, 2013
Actually your comment is untrue. The majority of criminals are not white. I work for the DOJ and my job is to compile statistics of violent crimes in California (including the race, religion, and basically anything you can think of that distinguishes criminals) . The majority of crimes committed (in California alone) are committed by a "minority" This is a fact. I am African American, just so you know before you start throwing the racist card at me. Its sad, but true

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