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Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 6:20 am, Tue Aug 2, 2011.

Since 8 a.m. Thursday, the Lodi Police Department received 650 calls for service. Below is a sample of those calls:


That sounds bad: 8:24 a.m. — An excavator hit an unmarked 2-inch gas line on the 2600 block of Reynolds Ranch Parkway.

Petty theft: 9:05 a.m. — Meat was stolen from a business on the 600 block of West Kettleman Lane.

Fire: 3:45 p.m. — A grass fire was reported on the 20800 block of North Highway 99.

Productive hobby: 4:12 p.m. — Five white juveniles — a combination of male and female — were playing "chicken" with the train on the 0 block of East Kettleman Lane.

So grab some cash: 7:11 p.m. — A caller said a vault was exposed under an ATM machine on the 1000 block of West Kettleman Lane.


Suspicious behavior: 2:30 a.m. — Someone reported hearing voices in the tennis court near the 0 block of South Pacific Avenue.

Busted: 2:48 p.m. — A juvenile on the 500 block of West Lodi Avenue was in custody for allegedly shoplifting liquor.

Burglary: 4:50 p.m. — A flat-screen television, Nintendo Wii and other items were stolen from a residence on the 2000 block of Bluejay Way.

Trying to lose a hand: 8:45 p.m. — Juveniles were playing with fireworks on the 300 block of Audubon Drive.

Hope that wasn't me: 11:42 p.m. — An intoxicated white male wearing a white shirt with jeans was repeatedly exposing himself and stumbling on the 200 block of South School Street.


Keeping it classy: 12:30 a.m. — A large party was taking place in the middle of the 100 block of Adobe Court and people were throwing bottles at cars.

Just ignore him: 11:27 p.m. — A male in white sweats was calling people names on the 200 block of South Lee Avenue.

Oscar?: 1:47 p.m. — A transient was in a Dumpster and threatened a man on the 1700 block of West Lockeford Street.

Vandalism: 4:58 p.m. — Three juveniles were attempting to break into a used car lot on the 0 block of South Cherokee Lane.

Just take the beer and relax: 7:04 p.m. — Two subjects stole beer from the 600 block of South Cherokee Lane and one pulled up his shirt and revealed he had a gun.

Shots fired: 10:19 p.m. — Gunshots were reported on the 1400 block of South Stockton Street.


Drinking: 12:05 a.m. — A group of kids were drinking on the 200 block of East Oak Street.

We're trying to have a society: 2:32 a.m. — A subject was refusing to pay their cab fare on the 1300 block of South Lower Sacramento Road.

Egging: 4:53 a.m. — A gold Toyota Prius was egged on the 600 block of Connie Street.

Disturbance: 6:26 p.m. — Neighbors were fighting over a dog jumping into a backyard on the 300 block of East Elm Street.

Customer service: 11:36 p.m. — An employee and customer were arguing on the 1100 block of East Kettleman Lane.


Theft: 5:52 a.m. — A catalytic converter was stolen on the 2000 block of Snowbird Drive.

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  • Doug Chaney posted at 10:25 pm on Wed, Aug 3, 2011.

    Doug Chaney Posts: 1232

    Mr. Chapman, were they light or dark complexioned white kids?

  • Robert Chapman posted at 11:09 am on Wed, Aug 3, 2011.

    Bob Chapman Posts: 997

    Productive hobby: 4:12 p.m. — Five WHITE juveniles — a combination of male and female — were playing "chicken" with the train on the 0 block of East Kettleman Lane.

    Yet another item in the LNS including the ethnicity of the subjects. When will this paper stop it's racist reporting?



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