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Posted: Friday, December 26, 2008 10:00 pm

In the 48 hours after 9 a.m. Wednesday, the Lodi Police Department handled 222 calls for service. The following is a sample of calls received by dispatchers:


Drunken Driver

12:04 a.m.: A 29-year-old drunken driver was arrested at the 76 station, 633 Victor Road.

Hazardous traffic dodger

12:47 a.m.: A man was walking in the middle of the road and stepping in front of oncoming traffic at Lakewood Drive and Turner Road. The 22-year-old was arrested for public intoxication.

Unhappy window breaker

6:24 a.m.: A female was breaking windows at a condo in the 2200 block of Scarborough Drive, then possibly fired off two rounds with a gun. Police determined that she had a stick, not a gun, was visiting from out of state and had mental health issues.


8:19 a.m.: A storage shed was burglarized at Orchard Supply Hardware, 360 S. Cherokee Lane.

Residential Burglary

8:50 a.m.: Someone broke into a home in the 800 block of West Oak Street.


Drunken driver crashes

12:21 a.m.: A white Jeep Cherokee ran into a sign and fence at Kettleman and Cherokee lanes, then left the scene. The drunken, unlicensed 39-year-old male driver was soon found and arrested.

Another drunken driver crashes

1:44 a.m.: Minor injuries were reported in a solo-vehicle crash, witnessed by paramedics, in the 400 block of North Cherokee Lane. The 23-year-old male driver was also drunk and unlicensed.


1:59 a.m.: Three men in a green van began throwing beer bottles and starting a fight in the Pep Boys parking lot, 1401 S. Cherokee Lane.

Domestic Violence

2:33 p.m.: Domestic violence was reported in the 600 block of North School Street.

Christmas celebration?

3:18 p.m.: A man and woman were possibly having sex in a red car at Lodi Lake, 1301 W. Turner Road. They were gone when police arrived.

More domestic violence

4:18 p.m.: A man was arrested for domestic violence on Mason Street.

Endangered Bicyclist

4:40 p.m.: Someone tried to run over a bicyclist at Poppy Drive and Harney lane.

Not a good fence

5:11 p.m.: A dog stuck his head through a fence and bit a female's sweatshirt at the corner of Elm Street and Cherokee Lane. She didn't need medical aide.


11:14 p.m.: A woman propositioned a man for sex at Main and Lockeford streets. The woman, who wore a dark jacket and was in her 30s or 40s, was with another female.


Residential Burglary

11:23 a.m.: Someone broke into a home in the 600 block of North Sacramento Street.


11:26 a.m.: Nobody was injured when a city animal control vehicle was involved in a collision at Kettleman Lane and Mills Avenue.

Hazardous Highway 12 driver

2:26 p.m.: A green Nissan Altima had been driving recklessly on Kettleman Lane since Interstate 5 and then got into a collision at Mills Avenue. It left the scene and continued eastbound.

How to get fired on Christmas Eve

4:55 p.m.: A 31-year-old employee was arrested for stealing from Target, 2355 W. Kettleman Lane.

Residential Burglary

9:27 p.m.: Someone burglarized a home in the 400 block of Sonora Avenue.

Hat in exchange for burgled car

10:52 p.m.: A vehicle burglary suspect left a hat inside the victim car at Lyons Restaurant, 233 S. School St.

Home Burglarized

10:54 p.m.: Someone broke into a home in the 700 block of North Pleasant Avenue.

Not a good Christmas Eve

11:04 p.m.: A juvenile on house arrest was having chest pains on South Sacramento Street. The teenager was found to be drunk.

Drunk, no sign of Santa involvement

11:45 p.m.: An 18-year-old was causing a disturbance in the 1125 block of Woodrow Street. He was arrested for public intoxication.

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