Tracy police respond to report of black bear
by TP staff
Sep 19, 2013 | 12326 views | 4 4 comments | 371 371 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Officers responded to the 1800 block of Monique Street at 5:22 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, after a man said he saw a large black bear in his front yard.

Officer searched the neighborhood but did not find a bear or any large dogs.

Tracy police received 1,270 calls for service from Thursday, Sept. 12, through Wednesday, Sept. 18. The following is a sampling of those calls.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

1:53 a.m.: Police arrested a 47-year-old man for contempt of court following a pedestrian stop at El Pescadero Park, 250 W. Kavanagh Ave.

10:03 a.m.: Police arrested a 36-year-old man for domestic violence on the 100 block of Tahoe Circle. He was booked into San Joaquin County Jail.

10:09 a.m.: A resident said his dog was stolen two days ago near Bessie and Lowell avenues. She said the dog, a gray shih tzu, was last seen wearing a Mickey Mouse Halloween costume.

10:59 a.m.: Police arrested a 28-year-old man on the 200 block of Lara Lane. He was arrested for drug possession and possession of a burglary tool.

12:47 p.m.: A woman told police her 3-year-old was locked inside her house on the 100 block of Poppy Hills Court. She told police she was trying to get a locksmith to assist her. She eventually admitted to police that she lied about having a child inside the house to get a quicker response.

5:27 p.m.: Police arrested a 44-year-old man for outstanding warrants for domestic violence, violation of probation and violation of a court order following a traffic stop near Holly Drive and Manzanita Lane.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

1:12 a.m.: A woman told police a man she knew picked her up in his car and tried to take her clothes off near Clover Road and Holly Drive. She said he hit her and then tried to rape her. She said she threw a soda at him and ran, but he tackled her and hit her again. Police are investigating.

6:58 a.m.: Police arrested a 28-year-old man for a municipal code violation after he was found sleeping in a sleeping bag on children’s play equipment in Tracy Press Park, 731 Weeping Willow Lane. He was booked into county jail.

2:51 p.m.: A resident told police a man went to her house trying to sell meat and seafood out of a truck on the 1200 block of King Loop. She said he was driving a truck with the words Meat Broker Co. on the side of it. The truck was gone before police arrived.

5:17 p.m.: A woman told police a woman ran into her hair salon, Boulevard Hair Studio, 311 W. 10th St., and said someone beat her up on 10th Street. She reportedly said that an older woman hit her. Police are investigating.

7:35 p.m.: Police arrested a 48-year-old man for disturbing the peace on the 1800 block of Thicket Lane. He was taken to county jail.

Monday, Sept. 16

2:34 a.m.: A store clerk told police a man defecated in the am/pm at 2430 Joe Pombo Parkway and refused to clean it up. He left before police arrived.

7:13 a.m.: Police were told that someone had broken into a construction storage container near 11th Street and Central Avenue.

9:53 a.m.: A man told police someone stole a tool box out of his garage on the 400 block of Glenbriar Circle.

1:59 p.m.: A gardener called to report that a leaf blower, a weed eater and gasoline were stolen from a trailer at Forest Green Apartments, 415 Acacia St.

Sunday, Sept. 15

2:27 p.m.: A woman told police a man in a red car followed her 13-year-old daughter while she was walking near Carol Ann Drive and Golden Leaf Lane. She said the girl told her the man stopped his car and asked her how to get to the mall. She said he then called her over to his car. She said the girl became scared and took off running. The man was described as about 30 years old, wearing a gray beanie with a brown tank top and tan cargo shorts.

7:23 p.m.: A restaurant clerk called to report that the manager of Texas Roadhouse, 2422 Naglee Road, was arguing in the parking lot with a customer who failed to pay for a meal. The manager said the customer left, and a minute later, he said one of the customers returned and paid for part of the meal.

Saturday, Sept. 14

4:12 p.m.: A caller reported several windows broken at Superlube Plus, 1170 Lincoln Blvd. Police contacted business officials.

11:06 a.m.: A resident reported a man sleeping on his neighbors’ lawn on the 2400 block of Russell Street. Police talked to the man and found he was taking a nap after having an asthma attack. He refused medical treatment.

11:18 a.m.: A community mailbox near Eastlake Circle and Trinity Place was reportedly damaged.

8:12 p.m.: A woman told police someone threw a rock at her car and cracked her windshield near Fourth Street and Tracy Boulevard.

9:10 p.m.: Police arrested a 29-year-old woman at Taco Bell at 2800 W. Grant Line Road. The woman reportedly had an outstanding warrant for possession of stolen property and she was given a new drug-related charge.

Friday, Sept. 13

2:20 p.m.: A woman told police after she noticed that the window of a vacant house was broken on the 1300 block of Cherry Blossom Lane.

3:29 p.m.: A woman told police a man might have stolen her wallet while she was working at AG Express, 450 W. Larch Road. She told police she came out of the bathroom and found a man standing behind the counter. She asked if he needed assistance, and he told her he was looking for a job. After he left, she noticed her purse was open and her wallet was missing.

3:39 p.m.: A woman told police her boyfriend shot at her car when she was trying to leave near Third Street and Central Avenue. Police located a shell casing for a .40-caliber bullet, and the incident is under investigation.

Thursday, Sept. 12

3:10 a.m.: Police arrested a 27-year-old man for an outstanding warrant near 11th Street and Tracy Boulevard. The warrant was for obstructing a police officer and failure to appear in court.

12:16 p.m.: Police arrested a 20-year-old woman for an outstanding warrant on the 200 block of West Carlton Way. The warrant was for possession of drug paraphernalia.

2:46 p.m.: Police arrested a 14-year-old girl for an unknown drug violation at Kimball High School at 3200 Jaguar Run.

4:34 p.m.: Police arrested a 32-year-old man for drug possession following a pedestrian stop at El Pescadero Park at 250 W. Kavanagh Ave.

6:17 p.m.: Police arrested a 39-year-old man for outstanding warrants following a pedestrian stop near Carlton Way and Holly Drive. The warrants were for drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended license, and a new charge of possession of drugs for sale.

7:48 p.m.: A dog owner called for assistance to free a dog that had a paw caught in a chain collar. The owner eventually got the dog loose.

• 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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September 20, 2013
(sorry your dog was stolen, and I hope you get your dog back, but the way it was posted in the paper just led to the following thought)

A dog dressed up in a Mickey Mouse, wasn't ran away because of the embarrassment and laughter from all the other neighborhood dogs

September 20, 2013

"Police arrested a 14-year-old girl for an unknown drug violation at Kimball High School at 3200 Jaguar Run."

SERIOUSLY??? 14 years old and will already have a record. Where are the parents? I just don't get it.

September 20, 2013
Oh yes, the phantom black bear....
September 22, 2013
He is standing with his family in front of the diner at Toste and Grant Line Rd.

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