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Posted: Thursday, May 13, 2010 12:00 am

In the 24 hours since 9 a.m. Monday, the Lodi Police Department handled 161 calls for service. The following is a sample of police and fire calls received by dispatchers:


Residential Burglary

9:15 a.m. — Someone burglarized a home in the 200 block of Eden Street.

Drugs at school

9:55 a.m. — Someone was selling morphine pills at Tokay High School, 1111 W. Century Blvd.

Unwanted Messages

11:07 a.m. — A Sunwest Drive resident was receiving sexual pictures and messages on her cell phone from an unknown sender.


11:42 a.m. — A Concord Street youth didn't want to go to school.

Mailbox Bandits

12:50 p.m. — Two males were trying to break into mailboxes in the 300 block of South Crescent Avenue.

Unreturned Wheelchair

1:36 p.m. — Someone borrowed a motorized wheelchair from a North School Street resident, then left it in Stockton because the battery needed to be recharged.

Vehicle vs. orchard

2:23 p.m. — Nobody was injured when a Chrysler Sebring crashed into an orchard in the 2000 block of South Lower Sacramento Road.

Stolen Car

2:36 p.m. — A 1991 silver Honda Accord left running unattended was promptly stolen in the 100 block of East Pine Street.

Reckless Driver

3:17 p.m. — A red BMW was slamming on its brakes in front of a big rig while driving on Stockton Street. The four-door car was last seen speeding east on Maple Street.

Unwanted Suitor

3:35 p.m. — A man asked a woman if she was single, then followed her from Stockton to Lodi. She called police when he was still following her at Hutchins Street and Harney Lane. Officers caught up and the matter was apparently resolved.

Drunk Boy

4:14 p.m. — A drunken 12-year-old boy was walking north on Pleasant Avenue. Police caught up and contacted an adult relative.

Determined Man

5:08 p.m. — A red-haired man was looking for "Frank" and wanted to get in someone's home into the 500 block of South Crescent Avenue. The resident refused, but then the man was trying to jump over the fence into the yard.

Attic Trespassers

6:13 p.m. — Several juveniles were in someone's attic in the 2300 block of West Elm Street. They had apparently gained access through the neighbor's attic.


6:13 p.m. — Two boys were mooning passing motorists in the 100 block of East Kettleman Lane.


6:28 p.m. — Someone was threatened with a knife at the 1200 block of West Kettleman Lane.

Man vs. vending machine

7:21 p.m. — A man was yelling and punching a vending machine at Twin Arbors Athletic Club, 1900 S. Hutchins St. He agreed to leave the premises.

Possible gas leak

8:03 p.m. — A Pearwood Court resident's four birds died, and a carbon monoxide leak was feared.

Vehicle vs. pedestrian

8:46 p.m. — After being hit by a car at Cherokee Lane and Hale Road, a pedestrian went home but then developed back pain.

Smoke Bomb

8:47 p.m. — Three boys threw a smoke bomb on a doorstep in the 400 block of East Locust Street.


Voices in the head

3:53 a.m. — An Almond Drive man was hearing voices in his head. Mental health issues were involved.

Bad cook?

5:11 a.m. — A cooking smell was making a Poplar Street resident sick to her stomach. The odor was gone when officers arrived.

To see a map of crimes, go to www.lodinwews.com/crime.

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