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Posted: Monday, November 24, 2008 10:00 pm

In the 48 hours after 9 a.m. Saturday, the Lodi Police Department handled 274 calls for service. The following is a sample of calls received by dispatchers:


Commercial Burglary

5:31 a.m.: Harvest Property Management, 330 S. Fairmont Ave., was burglarized.


Argument leads to drug arrest

12:06 a.m.: People were arguing in the 600 block of North Pleasant Avenue. Police ultimately arrested a 28-year-old man on a narcotic violation.


1:54 a.m.: A drunken driver was arrested at Walnut and Washington streets.

Burglarized Business

7:52 a.m.: Someone burglarized Mazatlan, 125 N. Sacramento St.

Dog Bite

11:47 a.m.: A dog bit a neighbor's son in the 1900 block of Mariposa Way.

Residential Burglary

12:04 p.m.: Someone broke into a home in the 500 block of East Elm Street.

Threats by ex

12:11 p.m.: A man's soon-to-be ex-wife was making threats in the 1100 block of Ash Drive.

Snake in the flowers

2:39 p.m.: A man found a snake in his flower bed in the 500 block of Harold Street. He caught it and took it to the animal shelter.

Drunken sign holder

3 p.m.: A drunken female was holding onto a sign at Elm and Stockton streets.

Cut Screen

3:18 p.m.: Someone cut a hole in an Autumn Way home's screen, and none of the residents knew anything about it.

Wallet Theft

4:05 p.m.: A man entered the 99 Cent Store's break room, 300 W. Kettleman Lane, and stole an employee's wallet.

Auto Theft

5:43 p.m.: Within the past hour a dark gray 1990 Honda Accord was stolen in the 400 block of Eden Street.

Dispute over cigarettes

6:06 p.m.: A man with a swastika on the back of his head caused an argument about cigarettes at Star Market, 741 S. Cherokee Lane.

Vehicle vs. pole

7:30 p.m.: A gray BMW hit a pole at Plaza Liquors, 2420 W. Turner Road.

Hazardous Highway 12 driver

7:31 p.m.: The possibly drunk driver of a beige Saturn was crossing into the oncoming lane while traveling east on Highway 12 from Interstate 5.

Internet Fraud

8:40 p.m.: A Bridgetowne Drive resident was the victim of Internet fraud.


11:52 p.m.: A female had drugs in the 300 block of South Crescent Avenue.


Possible health hazard

9:31 a.m.: Five syringes were found on the ground near Oak Street and the railroad tracks.

Grand Theft

10:03 a.m.: Property valued at more than $400 was stolen from inside a vehicle on Santee Court.

Robbery of a wallet

10:07 a.m.: Three men stole a person's wallet at Quik Stop, 20 W. Turner Road, then left in a gray Honda.

Domestic violence, plus DUI

12:11 p.m.: During a domestic altercation in the 500 block of West Locust Street, a man threatened to shoot a female. Police arrested a 28-year-old man. In the process, they also arrested another man, age 20, for driving under the influence.

Drunk and lying on a table

3:23 p.m.: An intoxicated female was lying on a table at the AM/PM gas station, 800 E. Kettleman Lane.

Youths who don't like animals

5:01 p.m.: Ten to 12 juveniles were trying to lure animals into the street so they would be hit by cars at Mills Avenue and Century Boulevard.

Domestic Fight

6:41 p.m.: A female had facial bruises after a fight with her boyfriend in the 500 block of Almond Drive. He left the scene.

Pumpkin Throwers

7:27 p.m.: Juveniles were destroying house decorations and throwing pumpkins in the street at Yosemite and Rutledge drives.

Auto theft by son

10:03 p.m.: A 24-year-old man took his mother's Dodge Dakota without permission, so she reported it stolen. He returned it 12 hours later, then left the scene before police arrived.

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