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Posted: Monday, August 31, 2009 10:00 pm

In the 33 hours after 12 a.m. Sunday, the Lodi Police Department handled 180 calls for police and fire service. The following is a sample of calls received by dispatchers:


Drunken Disturbance

12:09 a.m. - Three very drunk males were causing a disturbance on Cherokee Lane before heading west on Elm Street in a brown four-door Dodge.


1:32 a.m. - People were having a large party in the 600 block of Sturla Street.


2:24 a.m. - A 30-year-old man had a head injury after being assaulted in the 200 block of West Turner Road.

Too much alcohol

3:33 a.m. - A man had passed out in the 100 block of North Sacramento Street. He was arrested for public intoxication.

Stolen Truck

6:57 a.m. - A truck was stolen sometime since the previous night in the 100 block of South Guild Avenue.


10:09 a.m. - Vehicles regularly speed on the weekends near a school in the 1100 block of Tamarack Drive. The school in question wasn't known.

Car battery dispute

10:53 a.m. - A female suspected her boyfriend of stealing her car battery in the 2200 block of South Hutchins Street.

Love Triangle

11:01 a.m. - A man went to police because his girlfriend's husband had been harassing her and now the boyfriend hadn't heard from her in two days. Police checked on her and had nothing further to report.

Theft while moving

12:06 p.m. - While in the process of moving, a woman returned to the 300 block of West Century Boulevard and found that several items had been stolen.


12:14 p.m. - Three hours earlier, a man cut a lock to the garden area at Big Kmart, 520 S. Cherokee Lane, and stole tools.

Shoeless garbage digger

1:03 p.m. - A long-haired shoeless man was Dumpster diving and entering backyards in the 400 block of West Lodi Avenue.

Unwelcome Vendors

1:52 p.m. - Vendors were selling items outside St. Anne's Church, 215 W. Walnut St.

Commercial Burglary

3:49 p.m. - When a man went to check on his business in the 200 block of South Guild Avenue, he found the front door unlocked and the cash register missing.

Another Burglary

4:37 p.m. - Someone broke into Orchard Supply Hardware, 360 S. Cherokee Lane.

Determined firewood seller

4:51 p.m. - A man was aggressively selling firewood out of a van in the 2300 block of West Kettleman Lane. He was harassing an elderly couple, trying to get them to give him money. Beer was seen.

Punching bag theft

6:01 p.m. - Someone made off with a punching bag in the 500 block of Calaveras Street.

Out-of-control teen

7:34 p.m. - A teenager was out of control in the 800 block of West Lockeford Street.

Vehicle Fire

8:51 p.m. - A vehicle caught fire in the 2100 block of Cochran Road.

Gun Brandishing

8:54 p.m. - A man pointed a long gun, possibly a shotgun, at someone near Vine Street and Cherokee Lane. The man was wearing a red basketball jersey.


10:08 p.m. - Transients were physically fighting in the 200 block of North Cherokee Lane.


10:22 p.m. - Something at a house caught fire in the 500 block of North Mills Avenue.



4:25 a.m. - Someone had drugs at Central and Lodi avenues.

Who's missing a stroller?

8:39 a.m. - A baby stroller was abandoned at Lodi and Cluff avenues.

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

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