Police Log: Teens threaten school
by TP staff
Mar 02, 2012 | 5752 views | 5 5 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A school official at North Elementary School, 2875 Holly Drive, reported a group of juveniles making threats at 12:50 p.m. The caller said the teens were carrying sticks and tried to get onto the school campus from the nearby park. They were last seen throwing bottles and running. Police checked the area, but were unable to find the teens. Police did recover a few bicycles left behind by the group.

Tracy police received 181 calls for service Thursday, March 1. The following is a sample of those calls.

2:37 a.m.: Police arrested a 49-year-old man following a pedestrian stop near Grant Line Road and Parker Avenue. The charges were unknown.

3:33 a.m.: A car was vandalized on the 4300 block of Glenhaven Drive.

7:53 a.m.: A man was seen yelling at himself near Lincoln Boulevard and Lowell Avenue. Police checked the area and found no one suspicious.

8:41 a.m.: Police were called to Tony’s Auto Repair, 2346 Holly Drive, for a man that reportedly pulled out a gun near an employee. The caller said the man was in the parking lot and pulled a gun out of the front of his pants. He said the man made weird noises and walked away. Police closed off the area and talked to a man matching the description, but no arrests were made. The incident is under investigation.

8:53 a.m.: A vicious dog was reported on the 2400 block of Veneto Lane. The caller said a contractor had his dog chained to his pickup, but he didn’t think it was strong enough to hold the dog and he was concerned about children coming home from school getting bit. Police were unable to find the pickup.

11 a.m.: Two large dogs chased a mail carrier on the 1500 block of Chester Drive after the dogs escaped a yard. Police checked the area but were unable to find the dogs.

11:34 a.m.: A resident cried foul over a neighbor having 10 to 12 chickens running loose in their yard on the 1900 block of Briarwood Court. Police were unable to find the birds.

11:56 a.m.: Squatters were found living in a vacant house on the 300 block of Hunter Terrace. A real estate agent called police to report the house should be empty. The people inside the house were not there when police arrived.

12:24 p.m.: A Kimball High School student was cited for battery at 3200 Jaguar Run. The student was arrested and released to parents.

1:12 p.m.: A store clerk reported a customer threw a computer at him at Via Fingerprints, 321 W. 11th St. Police checked and the woman told him the clerk was charging her extra fees for her application process and she was scared. Police determined it was a civil matter.

2 p.m.: Police were called to assist at a garage fire on the 1400 block of Pine Court.

2:17 p.m.: A reckless driver was seen near Tracy Boulevard and Tennis Lane with a passenger throwing things out of the car window. Police were unable to find the car.

2:48 p.m.: Police were called to assist at a house fire on the 800 block of Gotland Court. The residents reportedly said they were having a new furnace installed, and the house filled with smoke when there was a fire in the attic.

5:13 p.m.: A school official reportedly found drugs at Central Elementary School, 1370 Parker Ave. Police checked and said no drugs were found, but school officials said they would watch for the woman in question and notify them if she is intoxicated at a school function scheduled that evening.

5:41 p.m.: A woman called to seek help from the police for her out-of-control son on the 200 block of West Carlton Way. She told police the boy has been suspended from school three times in two weeks, burned his mattress and put holes in the walls. She said he wants to join a gang and she wanted to seek the advice of an officer.

5:58 p.m.: A gun was reported stolen from a house on the 100 block of Norman Court.

10:12 p.m.: Police arrested a 27-year-old man following a pedestrian stop near 11th and Ninth streets. The man was arrested on an outstanding no bail warrant.

11:41 p.m.: A 1998 Honda Accord was reported stolen from the Park and Ride at 2650 Naglee Road. The car was reportedly found in Livermore with no damage.

11:54 p.m.: A man was seen knocking over the planters along 10th Street, near Central Avenue. Police checked and found planters in front of five businesses had been knocked over or broken. Police are investigating the incident.

• 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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klv
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March 06, 2012
11 a.m.: Two large dogs chased a mail carrier on the 1500 block of Chester Drive after the dogs escaped a yard. Police checked the area but were unable to find the dogs.

Re-thinking the U.S. Postal Service as carrier sets single land speed record...

doors17
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March 02, 2012
11:34 a.m.: A resident cried foul over a neighbor having 10 to 12 chickens running loose in their yard on the 1900 block of Briarwood Court.



A chicken and an egg are lying in bed.

The chicken is leaning against the headboard smoking a cigarette, with a satisfied smile on its face.

The egg, clearly angry, grabs the sheet, rolls over, and says,

"Well, I guess we finally answered THAT question."

Nicki2
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March 02, 2012
That is funny, I had my water that I was drinking go everywhere
dgasper
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March 02, 2012
"11:34 a.m.: A resident cried foul over a neighbor having 10 to 12 chickens running loose in their yard on the 1900 block of Briarwood Court. Police were unable to find the birds."

They flew the coop.

klv
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March 05, 2012
The resident would later overhear the police mention.., "now that's fowled-up."


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