The Tracy Police Department responded to 216 calls for service Wednesday. The following is a sample of those calls:
Callers told police that a man with a rifle who was dressed in camouflage had been yelling at cars near a canal on South Corral Hollow Road near Interstate 580 at about 7:30 a.m.
The driver of a Toyota Highlander told police at 12:30 a.m. that the driver of a Chevy with disabled plates, who had been tailgating the caller, had run into the caller’s car on Gonzalez Street.
A caller from the 400 block of Payton Court told police at 5:15 a.m. that someone had been ringing their doorbell hourly since 3 a.m. They also said dogs were barking next door.
A caller told police that a man had been seen breaking a car’s window and stealing a purse at 7 a.m. on the 1500 block of Cypress Drive.
A business on the 300 block of East Larch Road called police at 12:23 p.m. after a customer who had jumped on the counter. The customer didn’t cause any damage, but returned to the store four times after leaving.
Police were asked to collect a skunk that had died near the corner of Lauriana Lane and Cypress Drive.
Two checks that had been cashed at Cash Plus on West Grant Line Road turned out to be forgeries.
A city landscaping crew found a bicycle and handed it in at the police station.
Children reportedly stole CDs from Albertsons on South Tracy Boulevard.
Tracy Hunting Supplies on East 11th Street called police to tell them a customer had caught an injured hawk. It was sent to the animal impound.
Orchard Restaurant on Toste Road complained to police that a homeless man had been pacing around outside the restaurant.
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 about a crime: Crime Stoppers, 831-4847.