Police Log: Teen arrested for armed robbery
by TP staff
May 03, 2012 | 3722 views | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Police arrested three juvenile boys, one of whom was reportedly linked to an armed robbery of a woman and man near the skate park on Grant Line Road at 6:05 p.m. Wednesday, May 2. The victims told police two men came approached them and stole a cell phone and a tattoo gun at gunpoint. The woman told police the gunman put the gun in the front of his pants when he ran away.

Police arrested three juveniles on the 1600 block of Holly Drive after an officer saw a male running with something in front of his pants. One of the three teens was arrested on suspicion of robbery. Charges on the other juveniles were not available.

Tracy police received 164 calls for service Wednesday, May 2. The following is a sample of those calls.

1:16 a.m.: A security firm contacted police about a woman at Golden One, 3202 W. Grant Line Road, who tried to get inside the business. They said on the video that the woman appeared to be trying to get the alarm code. When police arrived, they discovered the woman was a janitor.

7:45 a.m.: A caller reported a teenage boy coming to her door Monday night and asking for money for his mother on the 1800 block of Tahoe Circle.

9:32 a.m.: A fire official reported a man at the Fire Administration building at 835 N. Central Ave. said there was a man outside who possibly had a weapon. The man told the fire official that he was afraid to cross the street to get to the bus stop. Police checked and couldn’t find any man with the weapon.

10:04 a.m.: A man said his car was vandalized on Monday night on the 100 block of East First Street. He said his former girlfriend might be the culprit, but he had no proof.

11:20 a.m.: Police issued a citation to a man selling stereos out of an SUV at Jack in the Box, 611 W. Grant Line Road.

12:37 p.m.: A BMW was reported missing on the 900 block of West Grant Line Road.

2:17 p.m.: Police arrested two men, ages 18 and 19, after an incident at West Valley Mall, 3200 Naglee Road. The arrest occurred after a caller said security was chasing two men behind Best Buy. Security officials said the men were reportedly wanted for stealing items from JC Penny. Police caught up to the men and charged them with burglary and robbery.

2:23 p.m.: A business clerk reported graffiti at 303 W. Eaton Ave.

3:13 p.m.: Police arrested a 32-year-old woman on suspicion of being drunk in public near Chester and Cottonwood avenues.

3:32 p.m.: A caller reported a teenage boy was asking people for donations for McKinley School near Lincoln Boulevard and Linda Place. He told police the boy was telling people his school was broken into and needed the money. The caller said he confirmed there was no break-in and confronted the boy. He said the teen walked away when asked for his name.

4:15 p.m.: Police arrested a 27-year-old man near 12th and Adam streets for an outstanding warrant for a drug related-charge. He was booked into San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp.

6:41 p.m.: Teenage girls were seen fighting in Barboza Park, 1587 Parkside Drive. They were gone before police arrived.

9:12 p.m.: Police arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of shoplifting at Save Mart, 1950 W. 11th St. He was booked into county jail.

10:26 p.m.: A 1996 Honda Accord was reported missing from Walmart, 3010 W. Grant Line Road.

10:45 p.m.: Police issued a warning to a resident on the 1800 block of Duncan Drive for fireworks after police received several calls for gunshots.

11:54 p.m.: Police arrested a 31-year-old man for an outstanding battery warrant on the 700 block of West Ninth Street.

• 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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May 03, 2012
6:41 p.m.: Teenage girls were seen fighting in Barboza Park, 1587 Parkside Drive. They were gone before police arrived.

Maybe they were ghost?

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