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Posted: Saturday, December 29, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 6:45 am, Sat Dec 29, 2012.

Members of the Lodi Police Department have a duty to answer any and all calls that come in. Below is a sample of the thousands of calls received in 2012.

Jan. 7

Please stop: Vehicles were not stopping at the stop sign in the 1900 block of West Lockeford Street and a caller would like to speak to an officer.

Jan. 18

Men's room cuisine: A man grabbed some silverware and walked into the men's room in the 1200 block of West Kettleman Lane.

Jan. 23

Kids being kids: A male juvenile and a female juvenile were interacting with each other on the 1300 block of South Crescent Avenue.

Feb. 22

Isn't that always the way: A man called to let police know he had a problem, he just didn't know what, on the 1300 block of South Washington Street.

Feb. 27

Exercise in alley: A man wearing a blue windbreaker has a bed in the south alley in the 100 block of West Locust Street and appears to be doing yoga.

So that is where they went: A woman found a pair of underwear in her mailbox on the 1700 block of Colombard Circle.

March 9 iPhone failure: Two juveniles were playing with a phone that had a picture of a gun on it, pointing the phone at cars and causing a road hazard on the 2300 block of West Kettleman Lane.

March 12

Fuhgeddaboudit: A person was calling to speak with the Lodi police in New Jersey on the 400 block of West Locust Street.

April 14

The non-social network: Two neighbors were in a dispute over items posted on Facebook in the 900 block of Rutledge Drive.

April 26

Maybe it's fun?: A child was cutting the grass with scissors for over an hour on the 100 block of Century Boulevard.

May 4

Hazards of Lodi: After several cases of wine were spilled, clean-up efforts blocked traffic on the 4800 block of East Kettleman Lane.

May 11

Have a Gatorade: A woman said that someone at a liquor store at Sacramento and Tokay streets intentionally hit her son with a vehicle. The alleged assailant offered the juvenile a Gatorade and told him to go home.

June 5

Wacky tobaccy: A woman wanted an officer to check the tobacco she had just bought on the 200 block of South Sacramento Street. She suspected there was pot in it.

Aug. 1

Rock on: A large rock was thrown into a pool by a neighbor on the 1100 block of Edgewood Drive. The homeowner wanted the police to see the rock and to advise neighbors that it was "unacceptable behavior."

Aug. 22

What the horse?: A man rode a horse into the parking lot near Starbucks on the 2400 block of West Kettleman Lane and left it there for several hours.

Sept. 4

Oops: A man stealing change from the washers and dryers locked himself inside a laundry room on the 600 block of Pine Street.

Sept. 13

Eggs, now!: A customer was kicking in the door of a restaurant on the 100 block of North Cherokee Lane over a disagreement about a breakfast offer.

Oct. 6

Handle alcohol?: Loud party in the 500 block of Pioneer Drive. Caller told police that a girl said she's 16 and can handle her alcohol.

Oct. 20

Noisy pumpkin: Loud music was coming from a pumpkin on a fence at Ham Lane and Pine Street.

Nov. 3

Are they human?: Someone found some bones in a backyard in the 200 block of South Crescent Avenue and wanted confirmation that they're not human bones.

Dec. 1

Can I fix your window?: A woman reported that three men in a parking lot in the 2400 block of Kettleman Lane chipped her car window and then asked if they could repair it.

Dec. 12

What about the cat?: Two neighbors got into an argument over a young girl throwing rocks at a cat on the 900 block of Wellswood Avenue.

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