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Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 6:25 am, Tue Feb 28, 2012.

Here is a sampling of calls to the Lodi Police Department from Friday through Monday:


Gun pointed at girlfriend: 9:25 a.m. — A 29-year-old woman said her boyfriend pulled a gun on her three times this morning and threatened to kill her in the area of East Lodi Avenue.

Not-so-feathered friends: 9;27 a.m. — Kids behind a house in the 500 block of Hilborn Street were shooting birds with a BB gun.

Cash in on recycling: 12:36 p.m. — Two women were going into people’s yards in the 1500 block of South Church Street to collect recyclable materials.

It’s not a ball: 2:27 p.m. — Someone was throwing fruit at passing cars in the 500 block of Brandywine Drive.

Fight brewing: 8:26 p.m. — About eight people resembling gang members were trying to cause a fight with passersby in the area of Pine Street and Central Avenue.

Shattered glass: 9:21 p.m. — A man was breaking windows in the 1400 block of South Sacramento Street.

Gang fight?: 11:11 p.m. — Possible fight involving gang members in the 100 block of West Lodi Avenue. Someone heard them yelling “Norteno.” Three minutes later, someone else reported seeing four to five juveniles running around outside a business in the 200 block of West Lodi Avenue. One reportedly showed a gun.


Slashed tires: 7:59 a.m. — Someone slashed some tires during the night in the 1200 block of South Church Street.

Twilight Zone: 10:31 a.m. — Someone reported an episode involving possible UFOs the previous night in the 200 block of North Cherokee Lane.

Weighty jump: 12:08 p.m. — A woman saw a man jumping off a roof carrying a TV in the 100 block of North Washington Street. It was reported as a residential burglary.

Identity theft: 1:28 p.m. — Someone filed income taxes using another woman’s Social Security number.

This could get expensive: 3:05 p.m. — Someone used a woman’s debit card number to collect money.


Homicide videos: 9:20 a.m. — Some reported that her sister’s boyfriend claims to have video of five unsolved homicides on his computer. The boyfriend also impersonates law enforcement by carrying a fake badge.

Road rage: 8:12 p.m. — A man commits road rage while impersonating a peace officer in the area of Harney Lane and Lower Sacramento Road.

Exercise in alley: 8:26 p.m. — 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.

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