Police responded to a three-car crash on Tuesday at 12:08 p.m., with one person possibly injured, at the intersection of Corral Hollow Road and Lowell Avenue. One car turned over on its side, and the airbags deployed on another. One witness told police that a Honda that was involved had been driving recklessly. Police closed the southbound lanes of Corral Hollow Road for about 40 minutes. One person was taken to Sutter Tracy Community Hospital with a possible hand injury, and two of the cars were towed away.
Tracy police received 1,509 calls for service from June 13 through Wednesday. The following is a sampling of those calls as they were documented in real time.
4:47 a.m.: The owner of a car at Sycamore Village apartments, 400 W. Central Ave., said all the tires and wheels had been stolen off her car.
8:40 a.m.: A caller said a homeless man was lying in front of North Pole Gas, 574 W. Grant Line Road, yelling at customers, taking drugs and lapsing into unconsciousness. The man was gone when police arrived.
11:29 a.m.: An employee at Bank of Stockton, 1175 N. Tracy Blvd., said a customer in the drive-up teller window was connected with a fraudulent deposit. They said the woman had made the fraudulent deposit through a mobile banking app and was at the bank trying to close out the account. The woman was arrested on a charge of forgery.
3:27 p.m.: Residents of the 1600 block of Chester Drive said a homeless man who frequents the area turned off the electricity and water and cut the wires to an electrical meter at a house under construction.
5:21 p.m.: A woman told police that a man came out of the restroom at Clyde Bland Park, 1753 Blandford Lane, and threatened to shoot her and her children if she didn’t leave the park. The family ran from the park and the mother called police and told them she never saw a gun. The man was found in one of the bathrooms and questioned and released.
7:41 p.m.: A caller said a 14-year-old boy was waving a gun around in Zanussi Park at Promenade Circle and Treehaven Lane. The caller said he didn’t know if the teen was pointing the gun at someone or just trying to show it off. Police searched the area and couldn’t find the teen. Police later found out a group of kids had been playing in the park with Airsoft guns. The kids were counseled about having pellet guns and returned to their parents.
9:06: A caller said a group of people were trying to kick down his door on the 1300 block of Tom Fowler Drive. The man said it was the same group who got into a fight on his yard on Sunday. He said the people got into a car and drove off but then returned and brandished a handgun. They left again but he said he had a photo from Sunday of one of the people in the group. Police searched the area but couldn’t find the car.
1 p.m.: A person at a business on the 1000 block of B Street told police that a security video showed a man wearing orange Crocs shoes shutting off power to businesses in the area. Another caller reported seeing the man nearby on 10th Street. About an hour later, an officer found a man matching that description. Police gave him a trespassing warning and also noted that he needed to update his sex offender registration. The person at the business called police again at 4:56 p.m. and said the man had returned, but he was gone when police arrived.
2:52 p.m.: A person at the Dollar Tree, 2691 N. Tracy Blvd., reported that a man who was sniffing an aerosol can had passed out by the door of the business. The man woke up, looked around for his can, and knocked over a display of noodles before he walked out of the store and passed out again. He was gone when police arrived.
3:39 p.m.: A man who was working on a motorcycle and a woman were in an argument at an apartment complex on the 2800 block of North Tracy Boulevard, with the woman yelling, “Your motorcycle is stolen,” and the man responding with profanities. Police arrived and arrested the 46-year-old man on suspicion of possessing a stolen vehicle and also on a warrant for a previous battery charge. Police took him to San Joaquin County Jail, where he was held on $45,000 bail pending a Wednesday afternoon court hearing in Stockton.
4:07 p.m.: Police responded to the area of Camellia Drive and Sandy Court after someone reported that a mother and daughter were arguing and the mother reportedly sped away in a truck while the daughter held onto the vehicle. The caller followed the truck, with the younger woman still holding on, along westbound Camellia Drive, and got the license plate number, but eventually lost sight of it.
4:33 p.m.: A person at Motel 6, 3810 N. Tracy Blvd., told police that a woman had come into the motel office bruised and bleeding, stating that she had just been dragged by a vehicle in the motel parking lot. Police called an ambulance for her, but she did not want to go to the hospital. Police took a report and gave her some food, water and clean clothes and took her to the transit station. The call was unrelated to a similar incident earlier at Camellia Drive and Sandy Court.
11:24 p.m.: A person at the AM-PM mini-mart, 550 W. Valpico Road, told police that a man dressed in faded military-style camouflage had a machete in his bag. The caller said the man then stole another person’s bicycle and rode away, possibly toward Safeway on West 11th Street. Police checked the route he most likely would have taken, but did not find him.
5:58 a.m.: A guest at Extended Stay America, 2526 Pavilion Parkway, said someone smashed the window of a BMW in the parking lot and stole items from it.
8:34 a.m.: A man and a woman reportedly stole food from a store in the 2300 block of East Street and left the scene. Officers stopped the people a short time later and arrested the 27 man for resisting officers and gave the woman a trespassing warning. The man also had a warrant for a similar previous charge, and police took him to San Joaquin County Jail to await a Wednesday court hearing in Manteca.
12:55 p.m.: A man was reportedly shooting cans with a pellet gun while sitting on a park bench and drinking beer in McDonald Park, 55 N. Central Ave. Police found the man at West and Fourth streets and warned him about the dangers of carrying a replica firearm and told him not to shoot at cans in a public park.
3:15 p.m.: A man went into BevMo, 2860 W. Grant Line Road, to use the bathroom and reportedly left a crack pipe behind after he rode away on a bicycle. Employees took the pipe and then called police again saying the man had returned.
4:12 p.m.: Someone who lives on the 1100 block of Appalosa Way said there was a homeless encampment behind his home and wanted them moved along. Officers found one person living in a drainage ditch north of the railroad tracks on railroad property.
4:29 p.m.: A caller said a man was stumbling around inside the 99 Cents Only store, 1320 W. 11th St., harassing customers and threatening to cut the caller’s face. The man left the store and police searched the area but couldn’t find him.
9:20 p.m.: Employees at Safeway, 1801 W. 11th St., told police that a woman who had been told not to go to the store returned and took some bags. Police arrived and found that she hadn’t stolen any bags, but the store employees still wanted police to give her a trespass warning.
9:54 p.m.: People on the 2100 block of Carol Ann Drive reported that a man was walking around throwing things at cars, breaking car windows, screaming racial slurs and talking about child molesters. He reportedly got in an argument with a woman and told her to go inside her home. Police arrived and did not find the man or any signs of vandalism.
1:54 a.m.: A man was left bleeding because of a fight outside Ralph’s Club, 444 E. 11th St., and two women reportedly continued to fight. Police arrived and took down names, but nobody wanted to press charges. Two of the men involved in the fight got into a car and left, and police noted that both could be arrested for felony assault.
6:57 a.m.: A caller said an unhealthy looking fox was running around the creek area near Schulte Road and Lauriana Lane. Police checked the area and didn’t find the fox.
11:24 a.m.: A woman said a man pulled a gun on her at Dan Busch Park, 1166 Crossroads Drive. She said he ran into a house near the park. Police detained a man at gunpoint but said the woman was uncooperative about reporting the man with a gun.
12:02 p.m.: Police received secondhand information about an older man looking into stalls in the women’s restroom at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 165 W. Eaton Ave. The family of a girl said the man looked into the stall she was using.
2:43 p.m.: Police arrested a 37-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving after officers responded to a report of a Jeep that had run off the road and rolled over into a field along Corral Hollow near Interstate 580. The driver was reportedly taken to Sutter Tracy Community Hospital.
3:21 p.m.: A homeless man was in front of Rusty’s, 320 W. Grant Line Road, screaming at no one and drinking. The man was gone when police arrived.
7:02 p.m.: Police said a homeless man who had been warned not to go onto the In-N-Out Burger property at 575 W. Clover Road had returned and refused to leave. Restaurant employees asked the police to give the man a trespass warning. Police did so and also arrested the man on a warrant.
8:08 p.m.: A group riding bicycles in the bike lane on Schulte Road said a man pulled a car up alongside them and pointed a handgun at them. The bike riders said the man cursed at them and told them they needed to get on their side of the road. They gave police the license plate number of the car, but officers were not able to find the car in the area.
12:09 a.m.: Police received a complaint about a loud party on the 400 block of Summer Lane. A group was outside near a pool yelling and screaming. Police talked to the people at the party and advised them to be quieter. About 20 minutes later, police received another complaint about the party saying they were being even louder. Police returned and issued a citation.
1:03 a.m.: A caller said there was group of 10 men and a woman in a fight outside West Valley Bowl, 2365 East St. The bowling alley’s private security was outside with the fight and said no one had any weapons. The fight, between two couples, broke up, and the police response was canceled.
9:19: a.m.: Someone reported that five rabbits had been killed in the backyard of a home in the 100 block of Bessie Avenue. The caller didn’t know who or what killed the rabbits.
12:02 p.m.: A woman got into fight with a store employee at Juanita Market, 340 W. Grant Line Road, when she reportedly stole meat from the business. Several customers recorded the theft and the fight before the woman left the store. The employee at the market declined to press charges.
3:49 p.m.: A caller said a customer was making threats to beat up employees at Jack in the Box, 1935 W. 11th St. The customer was gone when police arrived.
7:21 p.m.: Multiple callers reported hearing fireworks on the 2600 block of Gilberte Court. Another caller said it might be part of a party that had been going on for about two hours.
8:02 p.m.: A man who lives on the 100 block of Portola Way said a neighbor sprayed him and his daughter with a can of Raid because he was upset about parking issues. The man and his daughter did not need an ambulance and the neighbor went back into his house. Police found a history of conflict between the neighbors.
9:58 p.m.: A caller said eight gang members were standing around the 300 block of South Court and plotting to shoot up a house later in the evening. The caller had gone outside and heard them talking about other gang members in low income housing. Police said the caller didn’t hear any explicit mention of a shooting but thought there might be a large gang fight. The group dispersed in different directions when police arrived.
12:24 a.m. A caller said there was a group of people in the parking lot either shooting guns or fireworks for 10 minutes. Police talked to several people and issued a warning.
4:37 a.m.: A group of older teens were seen hanging out wearing bandanas over their faces and one holding a skateboard near Kavanagh Avenue and Loreto Court. Police couldn’t find the group.
12:37 p.m.: Two homeless people were seen trimming bushes near dumpsters on the 2300 block of Orchard Parkway. Nearby tenants said they had photos of them cutting the bushes and wanted the police to tell them to stop. The people were gone when officers arrived.
2:42 p.m.: A caller said a homeless man pushing a shopping cart and carrying a revolver was heading east on 11th Street from Lammers Road. Police caught up to the man at the Tracy Sports Complex. The man was unarmed and guessed that the caller mistook a torch lighter for a handgun.
6:28 p.m.: A caller said an SUV and a four-door sedan were intentionally ramming each other near the intersection of Tracy Boulevard and Schulte Road. Police checked the area but couldn’t find the cars.
8:30 p.m.: A sound like street racing was heard on the 4200 block of Lindsey Lane. A second caller reported the same thing and claimed to see smoke from the tires. More callers said it had been going on for almost an hour near Tracy Boulevard and. Police checked the area and couldn’t find any street racers but were pointed toward tire tracks in the road near Gandy Dancer Lane.
9:03 p.m.: A business in the area of Gandy Dancer Drive and Mars Court said there were fireworks being shot off. Police first received the call as gunshots being fired.
10:57 p.m.: A caller said a man was running down the middle of the road with a large garbage tote on the 200 block of East Carlton Way. When the caller asked the man what he was doing, he ran away even faster. Police stopped and talked to a man on Parker Avenue.
2:33 a.m.: A man at the Chevron gas station, 1960 W. 11th St., was inside the station soliciting an employee for sex. The employee said the man eventually went outside and was gone when police arrived.
8:34 a.m.: A brown Toyota minivan was driving north on MacArthur Drive from Schulte Road in the opposite lane of traffic blowing through stoplights. The car was gone from the area when police arrived.
12:34 p.m.: A person called to report that a package was stolen off a front porch on the 800 block of Sentinel Drive. The caller had video of the thief’s car, including the license plate number, and could tell police where the car was often parked.
2:28 p.m.: Someone who lives on the 400 block of Essex Court wanted extra police patrols because of needles and trash left by the homeless in the neighborhood.
4:39 p.m.: Police were called to a large family fight near the intersection of Beverly Place and Tracy Boulevard. The group was fighting in the street and a woman was reported as having been struck and knocked down. Police arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of battery.
8:27 p.m.: A man was trying to get into a fight with employees at Buffalo Wild Wings, 2790 Naglee Road. The man had been asked not to return to the restaurant for several days but kept showing up and offering drugs to employees and bothering customers. Police found the man and told him that if he returned he would be arrested.
9:08 p.m.: A resident in the area of Mabel Josephine Drive and Schulte Road called to complain about street racers in the area again. The resident told police they weren’t patrolling the area enough.