The dog allegedly tried to bite the resident’s leg when he opened the door, and then ran into a bedroom where it also bit at a broom the resident was using to try and get the dog out of the house.
Animal control officers arrived, noosed the dog and took it the animal shelter office.
Tracy police received 309 calls for service Monday, Dec. 31, and Tuesday, Jan. 1. The following is a sample of those reports.
1:25 a.m.: A pit bull allegedly killed a Chihuahua in the front yard of a residence on the 1400 block of Autumn Lane. The owner of the Chihuahua was reportedly bit during the attack when he tried to separate the two dogs. The pit bull is suspected of getting loose from a nearby yard when it was scared by the New Year’s Eve fireworks. The incident was reported to the city’s animal control office.
2:02 a.m.: Police arrested a 25-year-old man in the area of Lincoln Boulevard and Lowell Avenue for driving under the influence. The man allegedly struck another vehicle at a nearby shopping center and then drove away.
2:07 a.m.: Officers arrested a 42-year-old man who refused to leave the lobby of the emergency room at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. The man did not need medical attention and was allegedly intoxicated.
8:16 a.m.: A 32-year-old woman was arrested during a traffic stop in the area of Royal Court and Colony Drive when it was discovered she had several outstanding traffic warrants from Modesto, Manteca and Gilroy. She was taken to San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp. Police had the woman’s vehicle towed from the scene.
9:04 a.m.: Police arrested a 22-year-old woman in the area of Grant Line Road and MacArthur Drive. It was discovered during a traffic stop that the woman had four outstanding warrants. She was taken to the San Joaquin County Jail, and her vehicle was towed.
2:53 p.m.: An 18-year-old Walmart associate was arrested at the store, 3010 W. Grant Line Road, for allegedly stealing from the business. The female employee was taken to San Joaquin County Jail.
• 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. To report information anonymously about a crime: Crime Stoppers, 831-6847.