Between the hours of 8 a.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday the Lodi Police Department received 146 calls for service. Below is a sample of those calls.
Saved you a seat: 8:18 a.m. — Chairs were stolen from the Zero block of South School Street.
Up on the rooftop: 1:44 a.m. — A subject was on a roof of a building on the 100 block of South Hutchins Street.
Power lift: 12:35 p.m. — A truck with a hoist removed an engine from a parked Dodge Neon on the 2300 block of West Kettleman Lane.
No keys needed: 1:27 p.m. — A man wearing a black shirt was using lock-picking tools to attempt to enter a parked Honda on the 700 block of East Lodi Avenue.
Data lost: 2:55 p.m. — A laptop was stolen from the 200 block of South Central Avenue.
Show me the money: 4:12 p.m. — A woman with a child was panhandling and refusing to leave on the 300 block of South Lower Sacramento Road.
A good reason to be scared of needles: 5:31 p.m. — A man was stuck by a hypodermic needle in the bottom of a tray of flashlights in a store on the 300 block of West Kettleman Lane.
Movie, now: 6:02 p.m. — A man in a store near the Red Box machine was refusing to leave on the 200 block of West Lockeford Street.
Hire me!: 5:17 a.m. — Man jumped over the counter of a business and was refusing to leave on the 100 block of South Cherokee Lane.