In the 24 hours after 9 a.m. Friday, the Lodi Police Department handled 194 calls for service. The following is a sample of calls received by dispatchers:
3:47 a.m.: A female went to the emergency room after being assaulted somewhere on Cardinal Street.
Suspicious person leads to arrest
3:54 a.m.: A Chevrolet Blazer was in the area of Dunsmuir and Fairchild drives, and neither it nor a walking man looked familiar. Police arrested three men on suspicion of burglary.
4:56 a.m.: Someone smashed the front doors of Airgas, 840 N. Sacramento St.
Costumes or prisoners?
8:54 a.m.: Two people were wearing orange jumpsuits, like the ones worn by county prisoners, as they got into a red Chevrolet Blazer at Hutchins and Elm streets. A concerned citizen wasn't sure if it was a slightly belated Halloween prank.
Suspicious man, gloves included
9:13 a.m.: A man was walking along the side of a Robin Lane house where the owners weren't home. The 24-year-old, who had gloves in his back pocket, was arrested.
10:59 a.m.: Someone burglarized a storage unit in the 100 block of East Tokay Street.
11:08 a.m.: A shoplifter was caught at Target, 2355 W. Kettleman Lane.
11:10 a.m.: A sex crime involving a minor was reported.
12:05 p.m.: Someone stole political signs at Chestnut Street and Pleasant Avenue, then headed north in a green Ford pick-up truck. Someone followed the truck around Lodi until finally losing track of it.
1:04 p.m.: A garage was burglarized in the 1800 block of Cape Cod Circle.
2:33 p.m.: About 20 people were challenging one another to fight at California and Pine streets.
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Unhappy bank member
2:48 p.m.: A customer was unhappy after repeatedly trying to withdraw money from an account at US Bank inside Safeway, 2449 W. Kettleman Lane.
3:01 p.m.: Teens were throwing grapefruits at houses as they walked east on Lockeford Street near Carlos Way.
3:56 p.m.: A Plumas Way man was threatening to shoot his ex-wife in Stockton.
Bad timing for a shoplifter
4:02 p.m.: Minutes after getting off work, a detective chased after a shoplifter at Savemart, 530 W. Lodi Ave. Police arrested a 19-year-old man.
More sign thefts
4:35 p.m.: Juveniles stole political signs at Century Boulevard and Lower Sacramento Road.
5:53 p.m.: Someone wanted on a warrant ran from police, jumping over fences in the 400 block of Maple Street.
Not on the sidewalk
6:24 p.m.: A man was walking west down the middle of Harney Lane from Stockton Street.
Rumors of a robbery
7:08 p.m.: According to a rumor, people were going to rob Little Caesar's Pizza, 1420 W. Kettleman Lane, that night. Management was worried enough to hire a security guard, and no crimes were reported.
Bicyclist meets trick-or-treaters
7:33 p.m.: A long-haired bicycling youth was skidding up to young trick-or-treating children on the sidewalk near Perlegos Way and Cayman Drive.
7:42 p.m.: A dog bit a small child, who did not need medical attention, in the 500 block of Harold Street.
Stolen motorcycle for sale
7:46 p.m.: A South Washington Street man was selling a stolen motorcycle online on craigslist.
Sex offender issue
7:47 p.m.: A registered sex offender was passing out candy to trick-or-treaters on Perlegos Way. That's not a crime, but police learned that a woman at the residence was passing out candy, and she's not a registered sex offender. The offender is her relative, who wasn't going outside.
8:55 p.m.: A man pointed a gun at people he was chasing near Central Avenue and Flora Street. He left in a gray Honda Civic that contained about five people dressed in red.
8:56 p.m.: Eight juveniles were throwing pumpkins into the street near Pearwood Circle and Mosswood Drive.
9:12 p.m.: Someone stole Halloween decorations in the 700 block of Windsor Drive and took off in a gray Honda Civic.
Rowdy juveniles, likely involving candy
9:26 p.m.: About 35 juveniles were in a Giannoni Way yard, and then began screaming on Pinkerton Way.
9:36 p.m.: Four transients were fighting at Burger King, 230 N. Cherokee Lane.
10:05 p.m.: A Tawny Port Drive home was burglarized.
10:52 p.m.: A female had blood on her and was the victim of domestic violence but didn't want police help. She left the 700 block of North Pleasant Avenue on foot.
Threats of a gun
11 p.m.: A man was yelling threats about a gun, though none was seen, in the 500 block of East Tokay Street. Police arrested a 27-year-old.