Police Log: Loud noise causes Bohn school lockdown
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Tracy Unified School District officials locked down Bohn Elementary School, 350 E. Mount Diablo Ave., on Tuesday, Nov. 12, for a report of shots fired.

A resident told police he heard gunfire near the north-side playground.

Police searched the school and found nothing.

Tracy police received 1076 calls for service Thursday, Nov. 7, through Wednesday, Nov. 13. The following is a sampling of those calls.

Wednesday, Nov. 13

11:52 a.m.: A store clerk said a group of tourists in the parking lot of Tracy Rifle and Pistol, 2726 Naglee Road, had been robbed. He said their passports and money were taken.

Tuesday, Nov. 12

8:22 a.m.: Police arrested a 47-year-old man for an outstanding warrant for trespassing near Grant Line Road and Tracy Boulevard.

11:55 a.m.: A transit station official left an online report that someone stole tools, a generator and wire cutters from the Tracy Transit Station at 50 E. Sixth St.

6:14 p.m.: A resident said someone stuck screws in his vehicle tires on the 100 block of Walnut Street.

Monday, Nov. 11

2:10 a.m.: Police arrested a 26-year-old man for battery on the 400 block of Acacia Street.

8:13 a.m.: A resident reported that someone broke into a community mailbox on the 1800 block of North MacArthur Drive. He said there was likely mail missing.

9:14 a.m.: A resident reported a woman sleeping in Adams Park, 400 English Oak Ave. The woman was seen under several blankets with a pillow. Police checked, and the woman told them she lived nearby and was enjoying the park with her grandson.

3:03 p.m.: Police arrested a 34-year-old man at Burger King, 3220 N. Tracy Blvd. The man was charged with resisting a police officer and disturbing the peace.

3:19 p.m.: A business clerk told police that someone claiming to be from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. keeps calling and demanding money to avoid a shutoff at Juanita Market, 340 W. Grant Line Road. He said he checked with PG&E, and they said it was a scam. He said he wanted police to be aware that people in the Los Angeles area are calling businesses claiming to be from PG&E and AT&T and demanding past-due money.

3:47 p.m.: A resident reported two teens skateboarding on the roof of Traina School at 4256 Windsong Drive. He said he got them to come down and obtained their information for police.

6:01 p.m.: Police arrested a 41-year-old woman for battery against a spouse on the 800 block of Glacier Street. She was taken to county jail.

6:47 p.m.: Police arrested a 51-year-old man for battery on the 1800 block of Court Drive. He was taken to county jail.

Sunday, Nov. 10

12:45 a.m.: Police arrested two men, ages 26 and 23, near Sixth Street and Tracy Boulevard. The 23-year-old man was charged with battery, and the police found that the 26-year-old had an outstanding warrant for driving under the influence.

2:42 pm.: A woman said someone broke into her house on the 700 block of Centre Court Drive. She said a laptop was missing.

Saturday, Nov. 9

4:11 p.m.: A resident reported that an elderly woman came out of Tracy Place, 902 W. 12th St., and began hitting him with her cane. He said she was his former tenant, and police advised both of them about how to get a restraining order. Neither person wanted to press charges.

6:31 p.m.: A woman said two men showed up at her door and told her they were high schoolers cleaning carpets for extra credit on the 200 block of Laguna Drive. She said they appeared to be in their 30s and were persistent about doing the cleaning job. She told them no, and a neighbor told police the men left in a white van.

Friday, Nov. 8

2:37 a.m.: Police arrested a 24-year-old woman for battery and driving under the influence on the 1800 block of West 11th Street.

8:21 a.m.: A man and woman told police they were chased by a dog near Byron and Corral Hollow roads. Police checked and found it was a coyote. Two hours later, a different person reported chasing the coyote back into the country area.

3:06 p.m.: Police arrested a 42-year-old man for driving with a suspended license on the 200 block of West 11th Street. He was booked into county jail.

7:53 p.m.: Police arrested a 31-year-old man for drug possession on the 1400 block of Holly Drive.

8:13 p.m.: The San Joaquin County bomb squad was called to the Tracy Police Department, 1000 Civic Center Drive, for a suspicious package outside the building. Police said someone had left a thermal lunchbox on a trash can, and police were unable to determine when it had been left there. Bomb squad officials X-rayed the package and determined that its contents were suspicious. Officials said the package was opened by a remote robot and found not to be a danger.

Thursday, Nov. 7

8 a.m.: A resident on the 2200 block of Starflower Drive said he went to his neighbor’s to talk about his tree, and when the neighbor opened his door, his dog came out and bit the caller. He said the neighbor refused to provide him information about the dog. He said he was going to Tracy Urgent Care for treatment.

8:02 p.m.: A clerk at Diamond Meat Co., 1915 N. MacArthur Drive, said someone pried the front door open and stole some items. Police are investigating.

• 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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November 21, 2013
Tracy Rifle and Pistol shares a parking lot with the Verizon store and a few inns and other establishments. Why not single out Verizon?

If it happened in front of the store, it may have had a different outcome.

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