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Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 6:24 am, Thu Dec 27, 2012.

Between the hours of 8 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Wednesday, the Lodi Police Department received 636 calls for service. Below is a sample of those calls.


Over the fence: 9:43 a.m. —Two men were reaching over the fence of a gated community to go through the Dumpsters on the 2400 block of Eilers Lane.

Overstayed his welcome: 12:17 p.m. — A transient was camping out on the side of a building on the 400 block of South Cherokee Lane, even though he said he would leave the day before.

Flash mob: 12:50 p.m. — About 30 juveniles ran behind a store on the 600 block of West Kettleman Lane.

Superteen: 1:38 p.m. — Several juveniles were walking in the street in the 1400 block of Lockeford street, one wearing a purple blanket as a cape.

I sense a disturbance: 4:59 p.m. — A caller requested a check behind the Sunset Theater on the 1000 block of Lodi Avenue, as a board had been moved.

Creepy van: 9:47 p.m. — A man with a mask covering his face was driving a white van on the 700 block of Sapling Street.


Apprentice: 1:32 p.m. — A woman was panhandling with a child after repeated requests to leave on the 300 block of Lower Sacramento Road.

Break-in: 1:58 p.m. — Two men were trying to enter a residence through a window on the 1700 block of Sylvan Way.

All done: 4:20 p.m. — A man who was walking on the 600 block of Tara Place removed his green jacket, left it in the middle of the road and kept walking.

Not cool, kids: 6:24 p.m. — Ten juveniles were drinking and smoking marijuana in the west alley near a church on the 200 block of Daisy Avenue.

Scaredy cat: 10:47 p.m. — A man was afraid to get out of his car on the 800 block of Woodrow Street because two black pit bulls were outside.


Are you in there?: 10:09 a.m. — A man was yelling at a locked storage locker on the 0 block of North Sacramento Street.

Who do I blame: 1:11 p.m. — A branch fell off a tree and hit a car in a church parking lot on the 800 block of North Sacramento Street. The caller asked police to find out if it is a church tree or a city tree.


Violation: 10:08 a.m. — A fifth-wheel truck was parked outside on the 2200 block of Olson Drive. It was attached to electricity and had been there for three days.

Too many bags: 12:05 p.m. — A man on a bicycle carrying three bags was trespassing and threatened someone on the 2400 block of Eilers Lane.

Not mine: 6:08 p.m. — A package was mistakenly shipped to a man’s house on the 2300 block of Meadowbrook Drive, and the person who was supposed to pick it up has not responded. The caller wants the package removed.

No Christmas spirit here: 7:25 p.m. — A vehicle was stopping and looking at houses on the 1900 block of Royal Crest Drive. The caller did not think they were looking at Christmas lights.

That’s not a door: 11:28 p.m. — Four men were trying to enter a car through the window on the 500 block of Elm Street.

Broke it: 11:54 p.m. — A vehicle jumped the curb and ran over a stop sign on the 1800 block of Church Street.


That isn’t Santa: 5:04 a.m. — A caller heard glass breaking in the 300 block of School Street.

Not actually open: 12:24 p.m. — The door to a Starbucks on the 1100 block of Kettleman Lane was open, but no one was inside.

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1 comment:

  • Todd Cronin posted at 8:56 pm on Fri, Dec 28, 2012.

    Todd Posts: 96

    THIS is what you people call the cops for?????
    A masked driver?
    Some kids walking down the street?
    Some guy that's too scared to look at a package?
    Someone who is scared of dogs?
    A piece of wood that has been moved? Etc.,Etc.
    Wow, just wow...........



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