Police Log: Dog seen living in car
by TP staff
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A dog was seen in a car on the 200 block of West Carlton Way at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 20. A neighbor said he sees the dog’s owner let it out of the car once a day for the last few weeks, and guessed the dog was living inside. He requested a welfare check on the canine. Police checked and found the dog was OK, but the owner was notified to contact police.

Tracy police received 167 calls for service Tuesday, March 20. The following is a sample of those calls.

8:21 a.m.: Police were called when a 16-year-old refused to go to school on the 1500 block of West Kavanagh Avenue. A school official told the mother to call police if she refuses to go. The girl went to school.

9:56 a.m.: Gopher killers caused a commotion near the 1800 block of Kagehiro Drive after a resident heard several loud bangs from a field near Corral Hollow and Valpico roads. Police checked and found it was a company killing gophers.

11:39 a.m.: A caller said two men appeared to be tagging graffiti inside American Tires, 2785 W. Grant Line Road. He said they were wearing all black, but further observation revealed they were cleaning the building.

1:03 p.m.: Police arrested a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of battery on the 100 block of Yosemite Drive. The arrest occurred after a caller said her mother hit her with a glass pan. The woman was cited and released.

2:56 p.m.: A business clerk called to report he received a counterfeit $100 bill at Yippee Yogurt, 2982 West Grant Line Road. Police are investigating.

3:33 p.m.: A skateboarder said a car nearly hit him and ran over his board near Tracy Boulevard and Grant Line Road.

3:52 p.m.: A car reported stolen on the 1700 block of Alegre Drive was found and towed from Motel 6.

6:19 p.m.: Police arrested a 34-year-old man for an outstanding warrant on the 300 block of Grant Line Road. He was booked into San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp.

6:26 p.m.: Two fire hydrants were hit a minute apart in two separate accidents. The first hydrant was hit on the 4200 block of Eveningside Lane, and the second was on the 400 block of West Central Avenue.

7:44 p.m.: A TV was reported stolen from Tracy Launderette, 2316 East St.

11:01 p.m.: Dublin police arrested two people after they were caught with cardboard stolen from the Tracy Walmart, 3010 W. Grant Line Road.

• 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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