The victim told police he was sitting in his car when a man opened the door and pointed a gun at him. He said the man demanded his wallet and phone. The man in the car said he didn’t give him anything, but the gunman ran away from him going down Tracy Boulevard.
Tracy police received 1,077 calls for service from Thursday, Dec. 5, to Wednesday, Dec. 11. The following is a sampling of those calls.
Wednesday, Dec. 11
2:19 a.m.: Police arrested a 43-year-old woman for an outstanding warrant for possession of drugs and paraphernalia after a pedestrian stop on the 200 block of East Lowell Avenue.
6:05 p.m.: Police arrested a 28-year-old man for outstanding warrants for battery and inflicting corporal injury on a spouse on the 2200 block of Robert Gabriel Drive.
Tuesday, Dec. 10
8:45 a.m.: A man living on the 1200 block of Parker Avenue reported getting a phone call from a woman demanding $1,200. She said he would be arrested if he didn’t pay within two minutes. Police found that it was a scam and advised the man to change his phone number.
10:34 a.m.: The owner of a vehicle on the 1300 block of Busca Drive said someone broke in and stole his laptop and testing tools.
3:50 p.m.: A 34-year-old man was arrested for drug possession on the 1900 block of Middlefield Drive. He was taken to San Joaquin County Jail.
8:57 p.m.: A woman told police she sold a cellphone to a man on the 3000 block of North Tracy Boulevard who paid her with three counterfeit $100 bills.
Monday, Dec. 9
12:28 a.m.: Police arrested a 53-year-old man for possession of drugs and paraphernalia after a pedestrian stop on the 100 block of West 12th Street.
11:58 a.m.: A clerk at Arby’s Roast Beef reported that a stray cat and two kittens were walking back and forth in the restaurant drive-thru at 745 W. Clover Road. She was advised that the police department does not catch stray cats.
1:54 p.m.: A woman said her teenage children told her they arrived home and found that someone had broken into their house on the 1700 block of Lavelle Smith Drive. Police are investigating.
1:57 p.m.: A student threw another student to the ground at Monte Vista Middle School, 751 W. Lowell Ave., according to a school official. The school resource officer was informed.
7:05 p.m.: A man told police he found his house ransacked on the 1100 block of Mamie Anderson Lane. He said the back sliding door off the kitchen was open and his laptop and camera equipment were missing.
10:55 p.m.: A resident said her neighbor told her someone broke into a community mailbox on the 1800 block of Camellia Drive. Officers found that the mailbox lock had been broken.
Sunday, Dec. 8
12:36 a.m.: A security official told police someone had broken a window and tampered with a safe inside the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. office at 55 E. 10th St. Police checked the building and found the window smashed but no one inside.
8:09 a.m.: A 36-year-old woman was arrested for an outstanding warrant for burglary and theft on the 400 block of West Mount Diablo Avenue.
8:14 p.m.: Police arrested a 25-year-old man for an outstanding warrant for battery on the 2400 block of Joe Pombo Parkway.
10:09 p.m.: A 26-year-old woman was arrested for drug possession on the 2400 block of Joe Pombo Parkway.
Saturday, Dec. 7
1:26 a.m.: Police arrested a 59-year-old woman for driving under the influence on the 500 block of West Clover Road.
1:38 a.m.: A 31-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence during a traffic stop near D and Ninth streets.
7:43 p.m.: Police arrested a 23-year-old man for transporting marijuana during a traffic stop near Lowell Avenue and Wall Street.
Friday, Dec. 6
10:21 a.m.: A clerk at , 3292 W. Grant Line Road, told police someone broke into the store by cutting a hole in a wall shared with another business. Police are investigating.
1:45 p.m.: A student took a knife to Traina School, 4256 Windsong Drive, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, according to a school official.
Thursday, Dec. 5
6:26 a.m.: Someone set a cardboard container on fire overnight at North School, 2875 Holly Drive, according to a school official. Police are investigating.
10:33 a.m.: Two trucks were broken into and power tools and copper wire spools were missing, according to an employee at the Amazon.com fulfillment center, 1555 N. Chrisman Road. He said the theft occurred Nov. 4 or 5.
11:11 a.m.: A 25-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman were arrested for outstanding warrants on the 400 block of Essex Court. His warrant was for drug possession, and her warrant was for driving under the influence. Both were booked into county jail.
11:57 a.m.: A woman told police someone poisoned her dog on the 400 block of Magnolia Lane, and she suspected a man selling pest control. She said the man was very persistent and she had to close the door in his face. When he left, she saw him spray an X on her sidewalk, and that night her dog became very ill, she said. She said her veterinarian told her the dog had been poisoned.
3:36 p.m.: Police arrested two men, ages 55 and 31, for outstanding warrants on the 1900 block of West 11th Street. Both men had warrants for possession of drug paraphernalia, and the 31-year-old had a warrant for theft and indecent exposure.
5:18 p.m.: A 23-year-old man was arrested for an outstanding armed-robbery warrant on the 2100 block of Lotus Way.
• This column is a sample of items reported in the Tracy Police Department dispatcher’s daily log. All suspects are assumed innocent until proven guilty. To report information anonymously about a crime: Crime Stoppers, 831-6847.