The following is a sample of police and fire calls received by Lodi Police Department dispatchers:
Suspicious walker: 8:48 p.m. — A man was considered suspicious because he was walking south in a “side to side manner” at Central Avenue and Flora Street.
Vehicle theft: 9:04 a.m. — A vehicle was stolen in the 400 block of East Pine Street.
Harassment on the playground: 11:59 a.m. — Three men were harassing a family near the playground at Hale Park at Locust and Washington streets.
Drug theft: 4:25 p.m. — Oxycodone was stolen from a locked vehicle in the 200 block of Hilborn Street.
Medical supply find: 7:31 p.m. — Used medical supplies were found in a Eucalyptus Court yard. The supplies were found to be a survival kit.
Threats: 7:34 p.m. — A West Elm Street woman’s ex-husband was making threatening phone calls and was suspected of breaking the windows in her friend’s vehicle.
Threats: 8:26 p.m. — A homeless man with a gray beard was threatening females while walking around Sky’s Bar and the taco truck near Turner Road and Church Street.
Unwanted smoke: 9:01 p.m. — Every night people smoke marijuana and it wafts into a resident’s windows in the 500 block of Hilborn Street.
Delivery follower?: 9:22 p.m. — Someone was making a delivery in the 400 block of East Lodi Avenue and thought a black Honda was following. Police checked and learned that the car was occupied by a young couple who were merely kissing good night.
Paint sniffer, or not: 10:11 p.m. — A female appeared to be sniffing paint while sitting at Flora Street and Central Avenue. Police found a woman there, but didn’t see any signs of paint-sniffing.
Window mishap: 12:23 a.m. — A window was heard breaking at Liberty High School, 660 W. Walnut St. Police inspected it and determined that the window molding was so old that it crumbled and the window fell out.
Fast food thief: 12:46 a.m. — A boy snatched a bag of food as it was being passed to a car in the drive-thru at Jack In the Box, 2425 W. Kettleman Lane. He ran to a waiting vehicle.
To see a map of crimes, go to www.lodinews.com/crime.