Police Log: Student with multiple iPods falls under suspicion
by TP staff
Nov 06, 2012 | 4998 views | 4 4 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A Kimball High School student was found with several iPods in his backpack while at the school, 3200 Jaguar Run, at 9:36 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5.

The student told police his father gave him the music players and told him to sell them at school. The father denied the son’s claim. Police released the students without confiscating the property because no iPods had been reported stolen at the time of the incident.

Tracy police received 593 calls for service from Friday, Nov. 2 through Monday, Nov. 5. The following is a sampling of those calls.

MONDAY 12:31 a.m.: A young female was reported to be sitting in front of Chevron, 755 S. Tracy Blvd., saying she would do “anything” for a ride. She was carrying a suitcase and her purse. The girl’s mother was contacted and traveled from Oakland to pick her up.

6:45 a.m.: Police arrested a 43-year-old woman on the 1200 block of Fruitwood Way on several misdemeanor warrants. She was found sleeping in a vacant house with a 36-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman, who were cited and released by officers. The woman was taken to San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp.

8:33 a.m.: An unknown number of people were allegedly seen smoking marijuana at a residence on the 400 block of Manzanita Lane. A rifle was also seen leaning against a brick wall, but further investigation revealed it was a broken BB gun.

1:24 p.m.: A woman distributing political fliers was bitten by a dog on the 200 block of Berverdor Avenue. The victim was trying to hand the dog owner a pamphlet when the dog jumped and bit her finger. Her finger was swollen and red, and she wanted a police report taken.

8:17 p.m.: Police questioned a man who was pacing with a shovel on the 200 block of Pacheco Drive and banging it on the ground. He told officers he was scooping dog feces in his yard.


1:20 a.m.: Police arrested an 18-year-old woman for battery on the 1600 block of Holly Drive. The arrest occurred after a woman called police to say her daughter was beating her with a mop handle.

8:56 a.m.: Police arrested a 26-year-old woman for trespassing on the 3200 block of Ernest Drive. The woman was staying in the house without the property manager’s permission. Police reportedly found people inside the house and the side window broken and the screens removed after confirming that no one was supposed to be living there.

10:58 a.m.: Police arrested a 29-year-old man for burglary at Walmart, 3010 W. Grant Line Road.

11:10 a.m.: A 1992 Honda Accord was reported missing on the 2300 block of Holly Drive.

5:31 p.m.: Numerous women and one man were allegedly responsible for the beating of a 13-year-old boy at Stone Pine Apartments, 229 W. Grant Line Road. The boy’s mother said his attackers were associated with a birthday party in the front office, but the victim couldn’t identify them.

10:40 p.m.: A woman told police someone trashed her house on the 1800 block of McPeak Court. She said she came home Friday night and found her back door open.


1:08 a.m.: Police arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly being drunk in public on the 1400 block of Harvest Lane.

1:23 a.m.: A man told police he woke to the sound of breaking glass and found that a brick broken through his house window on the 4300 block of Oakridge Drive.

3:48 a.m.: A hotel clerk told police a reportedly drunken man was urinating in the hallway at Best Western Motel, 811 W. Clover Road. He told the clerk he had locked himself out of his room. The clerk asked police to help him get the man removed, and the man vacated his room and moved into another hotel.

6:16 a.m.: A woman told police she heard a loud noise and found her front window was broken on the 500 block of West Kavanagh Avenue.

7:05 a.m.: A woman said someone stole gasoline out of her fiancé’s truck on the 300 block of Firefly Way.

10:21 a.m.: A school official called to report that someone broke into a work vehicle at Kimball High School, 3200 Jaguar Run.

10:48 a.m.: Tires on a vehicle were slashed on the 200 block of Edgewood Court.

1:49 p.m.: Police arrested a 46-year-old man for an outstanding parole violation warrant on the 400 block of East 11th Street.

5:07 p.m.: Police arrested a 28-year-old man for drug paraphernalia on the 400 block of West 11th Street.

10:01 p.m.: Police arrested a 36-year-old man for an outstanding hit-and-run warrant on the 500 block of Yosemite Drive. The arrest occurred after a caller reported that the driver of a car hit some parked vehicles and might be dragging his bumper.

11:16 p.m.: Police issued a warning to a teenager after a caller reported underage drinking at an unsupervised party on the 100 block of Ridgeview Drive. Police spoke to the teenager’s mother, and the mother confirmed that she was not home but said she would send a friend to the house.


8:32 a.m.: A school official at Kimball High School, 3200 Jaguar Run, told police someone was trying to send flowers to a student. The official said the mother of the teenage girl said the girl does not know the man, but he claimed to have met her via the Internet.

2:25 p.m.: A man told police another driver claimed to be an off-duty officer and threatened to have someone give the man a ticket near 11th Street and Lammers Road. He said the driver never showed him a badge or identification but told him someone was on the way to give him a ticket. He said he left the area and the driver claiming to be an officer went a different direction. He said he could not identify the other driver, but officers were made aware of the situation.

5:08 p.m.: A woman told police a man selling alarms was aggressive toward her on the 200 block of Mount Oso Avenue. She said she had to close her door to get him to go away. Police checked, and the man did not have a city permit to sell his goods, so they warned him about selling door to door.

5:23 p.m.: A woman said someone stole the catalytic converter from her vehicle on the 2900 block of Rugby Court.

5:31 p.m.: Police issued a trespassing warning to a man who reportedly threatened to set a business on fire on the 1400 block of Tracy Boulevard. A store clerk told police the man made a threat after he visited the business without an appointment and was told he could not be helped that day.

9:27 p.m.: Police arrested a 32-year-old man in the area of Grant Line Road and MacArthur Drive for allegedly driving under the influence. The driver was reportedly seen speeding up and slowing down and driving his SUV all over the road.

11:06 p.m.: A resident reported someone lighting fireworks on the 400 block of Hotchkiss Street. Whoever was responsible was gone before police arrived.

• 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 07, 2012
If someone in GB had multiple devices they would have called in the MI5, 6, and 007.
November 07, 2012
...could we please have the irresponsible mother involved of this teenager and her partner sterilized immediately? What is it with these parents around town who are asleep at the wheel with basic responsibilities for the heath, safety, welfare, and lawful behavior of their kids while seemingly condoning 1x weekly beer pong activities for their underage kids and friends at their place of residence? Maybe a little jail time for contributing to the delinquency of minors and some civil lawsuits for these parents may help with behavior modification for them? Special thanks to caller involved for reporting this incident to law enforcement. More of us should be doing the same. Life isn't about living like Jersey shore and reality TV, right parents?

11:16 p.m.: Police issued a warning to a teenager after a caller reported underage drinking at an unsupervised party on the 100 block of Ridgeview Drive. Police spoke to the teenager’s mother, and the mother confirmed that she was not home but said she would send a friend to the house.

November 06, 2012
How do you make a backpack full of stolen ipods disappear?

Ask TPD. Suspicion was enough to confiscate the items and catalog them against stolen ipods.
November 06, 2012
"How do you make a backpack full of stolen ipods disappear?"

Say presto and snap your fingers?

Maybe I should leave the humor to doors17 who always does a great job.

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