A caller reported at 9:02 a.m. on Monday that a neighbor was taking the political signs off of her property on the 200 block of West Clover Road. The caller said she attached the signs to a large heavy milk jug so they wouldn’t take it and the neighbor used a dolly to wheel the sign off and put it in their backyard. The caller told police she just wanted her sign and jug back. Police contacted the neighbor and since they were not home they gave police permission to go into the yard and take the jug back.

Tracy police received 1,521 calls for service from Oct. 25 through Wednesday. The following is a sampling of those calls as they were documented in real time.

Wednesday

1:18 a.m.: Police arrested a 32-year-old man for an outstanding warrant following a pedestrian stop near Sixth Street and Tracy Boulevard.

5:05 a.m.: Police arrested a 29-year-old man for an outstanding warrant near Cypress Drive and Hickory Avenue.

5:59 a.m.: A caller reported a vehicle with its back area over the edge of the off ramp near Interstate 580 and Corral Hollow Road. Police notified the highway patrol.

9:17 a.m.: A caller reported he was wearing an ankle monitor bracelet and the bag containing his charger was stolen when he went to the bathroom at Denny’s, 3718 N. Tracy Blvd. The caller said the monitor battery was dying and he needed to make a report for his parole officer.

10:41 a.m.: A caller reported two people broke into a vacant house on the 2900 block of Alene Avenue. The caller said they got broke a window. Police talked to the company selling the residence and they said it was old damage that would be secured later in the week.

11:20 a.m.: A caller reported a man driving erratically, waving massive amounts of money out of the window of his vehicle near Tracy Boulevard and Interstate 205.

1:29 p.m.: A caller reported a Hispanic man riding a bicycle was trying to take her UPS packages off of her porch on the 2600 block of Camelia Drive. She said he had a child carrier on the back of the bicycle and seen going west on Kavanagh Avenue. Police were unable to locate him.

1:33 p.m.: A caller reported someone broke their vehicle window and stole some items at IHOP, 3120 Naglee Road.

2:49 p.m.: Police arrested a 28-year-old man for battery near Grant Line Road and Tracy Boulevard.

3:13 p.m.: Police received a few calls regarding a sheep running loose on the 1600 block of Tennis Lane. Police located the sheep going west on 11th Street, near Corral Hollow Road and it was contained back onto its property at 3:48 p.m.

3:18 p.m.: A caller reported a 7-year-old running away from Hirsh School at 1280 Dove Drive. The caller said he was carrying a pumpkin and wearing a Ninja costume. They said he was trying to take the costume off, but he had no clothing under it. The child went back to the school and tried to hit the caller with his pumpkin. Staff contacted the boy with police.

4:39 p.m.: A caller reported a patient that said they were beaten and robbed near the basketball hoops at Millennium High School, 51 E. Beverly Place. The caller said they took their money, dislocated their thumb and possibly fractured the jaw with a head injury. The victim told police they could not identify who did it and didn’t want to seek prosecution.

7:01 p.m.: Police arrested a 26-year-old man for outstanding warrants following at traffic stop on the 2800 block of Pavilion Parkway.

8:22 p.m.: A caller reported kids driving around in a dark colored SUV squirting some liquid at trick or treaters near Dominque Drive and Mt. Pellier Street. The caller said this was the second time it happened in the last few minutes. They were gone before police arrived.

8:57 p.m.: A caller requested extra patrols after a black man in his 20’s took the tip jag from Chili’s at 2030 W. Grant Line Road. The man was seen riding away on a bicycle towards Grant Line Road.

9:05 p.m.: A caller reported a group of Hispanic men egging houses and vehicles near 21st Street and Holly Drive. Police were unable to locate them.

9:38 p.m.: A caller reported a man pulled a gun on him while he was collecting cans near Hillcrest and Isabel Virginia drives. The caller said he the gunman followed him and hit him upside the head, then followed him when he ran away. The caller said he pulled out the gun and said, “I will shoot you, and kill you. Get out of my neighborhood.” The caller said the man also took his bicycle.

Tuesday

2:46 a.m.: A caller reported three people in dark clothing walking up and down his neighborhood on the 1500 block of Griffith Place. The caller said they ran off when he went outside to go to work. He said he circled to look for them and noticed neighbor’s flood lights going on in their driveways. Police checked and found a man collecting cans to pay his rent. The man said he was by himself and police were unable to locate anyone else.

8:37 a.m.: A caller reported the theft of approximately 200 pallets valued at $1,800 at Mannington Mills 2020 N. MacArthur Drive. The caller said the thief left behind eyeglasses and rope.

10:36 a.m.: A caller reported a transient man wearing a shirt with a police badge on it on the 600 block of East Street. He was gone before police arrived.

2:47 p.m.: A caller reported their drivers’ side vehicle window was broken on the 1500 block of Lincoln Boulevard.

3:21 p.m.: A caller at Game Stop, 2531 Naglee Rd., reported a box of marijuana was sent to their store accidentally.

3:24 p.m.: A caller reported someone walked out with her cart of groceries while she was in the bathroom at Walmart, 3010 W. Grant Line Road.

4:26 p.m.: A caller reported someone stole items from Ross and threatened an employee at 3100 Naglee Road.

8:00 p.m.: A caller reported a man got out of a vehicle and urinated on the neighbor’s front lawn in front of the caller and their children on the 1500 block of Dove Drive. He was gone before police arrived.

8:39 p.m.: A caller reported a Hispanic woman and a black man grabbed items and ran out at ULTA, 2475 Naglee Road. The caller said the man took over $1,000 in merchandise, while the woman dropped her bag of items as she was running inside the store. They were seen getting into two different vehicles and leaving the area.

10:00 p.m.: Police arrested a 25-year-old man for outstanding warrants following a pedestrian stop on the 2900 block of West Grant Line Road.

Monday

3:34 a.m.: Police arrested a 23-year-old man for being drunk in public after someone reported he was breaking into a vehicle on the 1800 block of North MacArthur Drive.

10:45 a.m.: A caller reported their vehicle was broken into and someone tried to take the stereo at European Auto Service, 901 W. 11th St.

12:46 p.m.: Police arrested a 23-year-old man for unknown charges after a caller reported a man rode up to a homeless encampment on a motorized scooter on the 3200 block of Jaguar Run.

1:24 p.m.: A caller reported a black man jumped over the counter and stole cigarettes at Chevron, 7501 w. 11th St.

2:30 p.m.: A caller reported someone broke into their home and stole two laptops and other times on the 1600 block of Parker Avenue.

5:01 p.m.: Police are investigating threats made by a fifth grader that was scheduled for expulsion at North School, 2875 Holly Drive. It was not disclosed as to what the student said to school officials.

5:30 p.m.: Police arrested a 25-year-old woman for outstanding warrants at Lincoln Park, 20 E. Eaton Ave.

9:01 p.m.: A caller reported they were receiving threats and pictures of dead people on his phone on the 1400 block of Franklin Avenue. The caller said the person was accusing him of using a woman and not paying for her, so they are going to kill him. Police tracked down the phone number and found it was a friend of the victim, who said it was a joke

Sunday

12:21 a.m.: Police received a few calls regarding gun shots in the area of the 100 block of Wisteria Lane. Police checked and a resident said it was aerial fireworks.

4:00 a.m.: A caller reported someone broke their vehicle back window on the 3700 block of North Tracy Boulevard.

7:31 a.m.: A caller reported seeing a black man in their kitchen window on the 2400 block of South MacArthur Drive. The caller said he was last seen jumping back into the backyard and going to the left. He said a neighbor thought he went into a nearby mobile home park. Police are investigating.

7:49 a.m.: A caller reported they were being chased by four men after one of them took his knife and cell phone on the 1100 block of Lincoln Boulevard. The caller said they were making a phone call when one of the men came up to him and asked for his phone. The caller said they pulled out their own knife and the man took both the knife and the phone. The victim said he didn’t want to make a police report, but he did want his belongings back.

8:16 a.m.: A caller reported a black homeless man exposing himself urinating in the bushes at WINCO, 2850 Pavilion Parkway. He was gone before police arrived.

11:36 a.m.: A caller reported their vehicle was taken from Winco at 2850 Pavilion Parkway. The caller said she dropped her keys on the way to work and someone must have found them and stolen her vehicle. The caller contacted police at 11:42 a.m. to tell them that she forgot she got dropped off at work today.

11:49 a.m.: A caller reported she was dog sitting and her sister’s pit bull attacked her poodle and killed it on the 500 block of Veneto Court. The caller said she wanted to talk to animal control to see what she can do with the pit bull.

12:08 p.m.: A caller reported a homeless encampment at the end of Jaguar Run near Kimball High School, 3200 Jaguar Run. The caller said there were three tents and two vehicles in the middle of a field. Police and city officials were reportedly advised of the encampment, but reported there was nothing they could do due to it being on private property.

12:45 p.m.: A caller reported someone broke into their truck tool box and took tools on the 1800 block of Thomas Dehaven Lane.

12:57 p.m.: A caller reported someone broke into their home in the last two hours on the 500 block of Terra Nova Court. The caller reported jewelry, wallet and other items were taken.

1:26 p.m.: A caller reported someone broke into their house on the 400 block of Glenbriar Circle. The caller said it was around 5 a.m. and they made entry through a side garage door. The caller said they had video of the incident.

6:16 p.m.: Police arrested a 50-year-old man for driving under the influence after a caller reported someone drove their vehicle up onto a planter at Amazon, 1555 N. Chrisman Road.

6:56 p.m.: A caller reported finding a key glued into her lock and broken off at Stone Pine Apartments, 227 W. Grant Line Road.

Saturday

10:05 a.m.: A caller reported he was battered by a black man, 200 pounds, wearing a gray sweatshirt and blue jeans with a green beanie on the 300 block of West Grant Line Road. The caller said he didn’t know the man and that he was walking by and the man jumped at him. An ambulance was requested for the caller, who reportedly had a head injury. Police were unable to locate the suspect.

10:26 a.m.: A caller reported several scratches on their truck on the 100 block of East South Street.

10:52 a.m.: A caller reported finding a yellow snake in a glue trap in their garage on the 4600 block of Glenhaven Drive. Animal control impounded the snake.

2:01 p.m.: A caller reported a man trying to start a fire in a field near Pescadero Avenue and Paradise Road. The caller wanted him checked by police, but he was gone before police arrived.

2:10 p.m.: Police issued a warning after a caller reported a black man holding a sign looking for donations for a funeral at the corner of Grant Line and Naglee Roads. The caller said he walked away and then the man came back. Police talked to several people and they presented different stories why they were collecting money.

4:24 p.m.: Police received a few calls regarding a Hispanic man masturbating on Grant Line road on the side of the gas station near Tracy Boulevard. None of the callers wanted to do a citizen’s arrest. The man was gone before police arrived.

8:30 p.m.: A caller reported hearing the business alarm going off at Morgan Automotive Repair, 4171 Industrial Way. Police checked and found there was a balloon stuck in the electrical fence setting off the alarm.

9:26 p.m.: Police arrested a 19-year-old man for outstanding warrants following a traffic stop on the 2800 block of Naglee Road.

9:45 p.m.: A caller reported their cell phone was stolen from their vehicle on the 700 block of West 11th Street.

Friday

1:36 a.m.: A caller reported seeing a man in their backyard on the security camera on the 300 block of Falcon Court. The caller said they opened the window and the man jumped the gate. A neighbor reported seeing the man getting into a gray car.

1:46 a.m.: A woman reported through a Chinese interpreter that someone tried to break into her house on the 600 block of Tantaros Lane. The caller said she could see him peeking into one of the front windows. The man was described as black, blue hoodie and jeans, blue and white stripe sox without shoes.

6:50 a.m.: A caller reported someone broke into their work truck and took tools at the Extended Stay at 2526 Pavilion Parkway.

8:22 a.m.: A caller reported someone broke into a store vehicle at Best Buy, 2550 Naglee Road. The caller said padlocks inside the vehicle were cut and several electronics and tools were taken.

10:03 a.m.: Police arrested a 23-year-old man for burglary on the 600 block of Glencreek Drive.

12:35 p.m.: A caller reported two of their vehicles were broken into on the 3000 block of Ormonde Street.

1:27 p.m.: A caller reported a Hispanic man stole a cat from the animal shelter at 2375 Paradise Road. The caller said the man left out the back door and jumped a fence. Animal control contacted police at 1:32 p.m. and reported a citizen chased the man down and got the cat back before the man left in a vehicle.

3:00 p.m.: A caller reported someone went into their vehicle after they left the windows cracked on the 100 block of Renown Drive. The caller said they took $6, two packs of cigarettes and two pairs of Jordan shoes. The thief reportedly left behind a baseball glove and touched a steak knife that was on the passenger seat.

3:19 p.m.: Police arrested a 32-year-old man for outstanding warrants on the 3400 block of Naglee Road.

5:25 p.m.: A caller reported a man posing as a San Luis Obispo Police representative told him he had an arrest warrant on the 200 block of Ridgeview Drive. The caller said he told him he needed a money gram. The caller said they contacted the police and they told them it was a scam, so he wanted to tell the Tracy Police Department.

5:49 p.m.: Police arrested a 56-year-old man for an outstanding warrant following a traffic stop on the 400 block of East 11th Street.

5:01 p.m.: A caller reported two women took tools and Halloween items from Home Depot at 2461 Naglee Road. The women were seen leaving in a silver colored car.

Oct. 25

2:59 a.m.: A caller reported the front door was shattered at Mazaa Kabob House, 2745 Naglee Road. Police reported finding rubber gloves inside out near the business.

5:05 a.m.: Police arrested a 21-year-old woman for driving under the influence and hit and run near Central Avenue and Schulte Road.

7:12 a.m.: A caller reported at 4 a.m. he heard voices in his apartment on the 100 block of East 12th Street. The caller said he recognized the voices as former students at Tracy High School, where he teaches. He said he got up to investigate, but found no one. He said he was not sure how they got into the apartment, but noted his house keys are now missing.

11:03 a.m.: A caller reported their daughter was being bullied by a group of boys at North School, 2875 Holly Drive. The caller requested to talk to a school resource officer about what can be done. The mother said she was upset with staff, because there is no administration on site to deal with the issue. School officials said they were aware of the issue and trying to work with the student to resolve it.

11:25 a.m.: A caller reported they were attacked by someone at the gas pumps at Chevron, 3775 N. Tracy Blvd. The caller said they pepper sprayed the person that was in a Ford Escape seek going south on Tracy Boulevard. The caller said the man was upset that he didn’t pull up to another pump and took the caller to the ground.

12:09 p.m.: A caller reported a former employee was going to local businesses collecting donations for Chest of Hope at 68 E. 11th St., but keeping it for herself.

2:03 p.m.: Police arrested a 28-year-old man for an unidentified warrant following a traffic stop on the 500 block of West Grant Line Road.

3:24 p.m.: A caller reported their ATMs received approximately $7,000 in counterfeit $100 bills at Chase bank, 691 W. 11th St. Police are investigating.

4:47 p.m.: A caller reported kids throwing rocks at vehicles on the 200 block of Orestimba Circle. The caller said one window has been broken and the juveniles ran away. Police tried to track down where the juveniles live.

6:57 p.m.: A caller reported a house was broken into while they may have been in the backyard on the 500 block of West 23rd Street.

7:23 p.m.: A caller reported white smoke coming from a storage unit next to Trail 50 at 650 E. 11th St. The fire department was notified.

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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