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Galt fireworks-stand damaged, other incidents mar holiday fun

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Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2007 10:00 pm

Vandals started a fire that caused $10,000 worth of damage when they tried to use a cutting torch to break into a fireworks storage container in Galt, and a few other incidents marked this year's Fourth of July holiday.

In Lodi, a 13-year-old boy was found drunk at Lodi Lake, requiring that he be taken to a hospital.

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  • posted at 11:38 pm on Fri, Jul 6, 2007.


    Some drunk teens and fire works... If thats all you have to worry about you should be happy. How many reidents that complain about the teenage drinking problem in our town drank while they were in school? Im pretty sure all of them.

  • posted at 6:18 am on Fri, Jul 6, 2007.


    I was at the lake the whole day and did not once see any drunk teen. But then the lake is pretty big. And so much for LPD doing anything about people with illegal fireworks. I called about a person by where I live and the LPD never showed up. They were aming the fireworks at people, and peoples homes.

  • posted at 3:57 am on Fri, Jul 6, 2007.


    I hope children didn'y have to witness this gross display of irresponsibility. These are the very reasons we avoid these type of events in Lodi.

  • posted at 3:24 am on Fri, Jul 6, 2007.


    Once again, I guess the parents were too stoned to know what their kids were doing.

  • posted at 3:00 am on Fri, Jul 6, 2007.


    What is up with anpther drunken teenager in Lodi and at a very public family event? Is almost like these kids are TRYING to get caught?Where was this boys parents at? Why does this keep happening? The names of this kids parents need to be printed in the paper. When is the madness going to stop?

  • posted at 2:48 am on Fri, Jul 6, 2007.


    Here we are again. Another 13 year old teenager drunk. Thats total disrespect for our Veterans, not to mention anone in attendance of the 4th of july celebration at the lake. Whose gonna whine about it today on these boards? Come on, tell us how he is the victim today????

  • posted at 2:41 am on Fri, Jul 6, 2007.


    This is old news! I'm so disappointed that LNS seems to always be at least a step behind everyone else. This story was on the news 2 days ago and they're just now getting to it. It would be nice if you could stay current and up to speed like Recordnet.com or even sfgate.com. BTW, is the Lion's Club still in need of help? If so, who can we call? That could've been in the story too.

  • posted at 2:37 am on Fri, Jul 6, 2007.


    So I guess the 4th didn't go off without a hitch afterall. Looks like we have another teenage drunk and possiblty a b&e, arson, vandalism, etc done by teenagers also. i'm going to check out the regional roundup.

  • posted at 2:29 am on Fri, Jul 6, 2007.


    probably those drunk, unruly lodi teens are responsible for this! they had to get their kicks somewhere else!



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