Police Log: Woman says bullet broke her car window
by TP staff
May 08, 2012 | 4079 views | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A woman told police that her rear driver’s side window was shattered as she drove near the intersection of Corral Hollow Road and Parkside Drive at 5:15 p.m. Monday, May 7. The woman told police that she heard what sounded like a gunshot and then the window shattered. Police believe that the window was broken by a rock that was launched by a nearby lawnmower.

Tracy police received 163 calls for service Monday, May 7. The following is a sample of those calls.

2:40 a.m.: Police are investigating a series of graffiti tags after a woman reported two teens sprayed graffiti on the front of her residence on the 4700 block of Dandelion Loop. Police found graffiti on Veterans Park benches, a light pole on Dandelion Loop, a pillar near the intersection of Whispering Wind Drive and Tracy Boulevard, and the entrance sign to Edgewood subdivision.

6:29 a.m.: A business clerk told police someone cut the lock on the gate at Calstone, 426 E. Grant Line Road and stole sheet metal and other items from behind the business.

7:37 a.m.: A man in a pickup was seen taking cardboard from recycle bins near Rubio’s, 2431 Naglee Road. Police checked and they found out the man had permission to take the cardboard.

9:23 a.m.: A resident at Green Oaks Mobile Home Park, 2929 N. MacArthur Drive, reported their totem pole was stolen. Police are investigating.

10:11 a.m.: Police issued a trespassing citation to a 28-year-old man who was sleeping in a house that was for sale on the 200 block of East 12th Street. The owner found the man sleeping inside, and it appeared he got inside by breaking a side window.

11:57 a.m.: A man requested an officer to make an assault report after he was reportedly tackled by security outside Save Mart, 875 S. Tracy Blvd. He said guards tackled him because an off-duty officer told them he had shoplifted. He said they found nothing and now he wants to press charges. Police are investigating.

12:02 p.m.: A caller reported a goat running loose between Tracy Boulevard and Grant Line Road. Police were unable to locate the animal.

12:56 p.m.: Police arrested a 42-year-old woman on drug-related charges near Home Depot, 2461 Naglee Road, and taken to San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp.

1:35 p.m.: A store clerk reported a man came into Tarasco Market, 204 W. 11th St., and stole meat. When police talked to the clerk, he said he wasn’t sure what was taken.

1:47 p.m.: A man in the Tracy Branch Library, 20 E. Eaton Ave., told police someone stole his cellphone. He told police he knew who did it based on information from another person.

2:24 p.m.: Police are investigating the theft of two iPhones from a display at Go Wireless, 2722 Naglee Road.

3:14 p.m.: A 2011 Nissan Sentra was reported missing from the parking lot of Extended Stay, 2526 Pavilion Parkway. The caller said he last saw the car two days ago. Police are investigating.

5:07 p.m.: A group of 30 teens was reportedly in a fight at Souza Park South, 3160 Antonio Loop. The caller said someone was video-taping the fight. The teens were gone before police arrived.

5:33 p.m.: A woman told police her son was threatened by another student to buy drugs at Monte Vista Middle School, 751 W. Lowell Ave. She wanted to talk to an officer about the incident.

6:44 p.m.: A caller said someone spray-painted his car on the 4600 block of Cherub Way, but he didn’t want to make a police report.

7:05 p.m.: A resident reported his home was burglarized on the 1900 block of Earl Way. The homeowner suspected his former girlfriend. Police checked and found a pre-paid Visa card and two packs of beer were the only missing items.

8:47 p.m.: Police arrested someone for driving under the influence following a traffic accident at Tracy Boulevard and Valpico Road.

9:28 p.m.: A caller reported his 11-year-old son and his dog were attacked by a loose German shepherd at Robert Kellogg Park, 2224 Mount Pellier St. He said the dog tore off his Chihuahua’s collar, and then the smaller dog ran away. It’s unknown if the boy was injured, because he refused medical treatment. He told police he was going to be searching for his missing dog.

10:18 p.m.: Police arrested a 31-year-old man for an outstanding warrant on the 2300 block of East Street. The arrest occurred after a woman reporter her ex-boyfriend was harassing her.

• 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 09, 2012

6:44 p.m.: A caller said someone spray-painted his car on the 4600 block of Cherub Way, but he didn’t want to make a police report

....duh?????...why bother calling it in???????...TPD has better things to do?

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