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Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 6:24 am, Tue Nov 29, 2011.

From 8 a.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Monday, the Lodi Police Department received 724 calls for service. Below is a sample of those calls:


Flamingo heist: 8:57 a.m. — Someone stole a pink flamingo in the 500 block of South Mills Avenue.

Drunk Santa?: 11:31 a.m. — Check for a possibly drunk male wearing a red, long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and a Santa hat in the 1500 block of South Mills Avenue.

Don't send the money: 12:04 p.m. — A person sent $2,800 to bail out a grandson, but suspected it was a scam in the 220 block of West Lodi Avenue.

Grandma thief: 1:29 p.m. — A grandmother refused to return expensive earrings in the 500 block of West Century Boulevard.

Holiday art?: 2:46 p.m. — Three male juveniles were spray-painting the underpass in the 0 block of East Kettleman Lane.

Out-of-control teen: 3:21 p.m. — A caller says their 16-year-old assaulted them and then ran away in the 400 block of East Pine Street.

Strange find: 4:09 p.m. — Someone found a bag of drugs in the 600 block of South Cherokee Lane.

Give me my car back: 5:11 p.m. — An elderly male was arguing with a tow truck driver after he hit a car port and a car while pulling out of a parking spot. He wanted his car back to continue driving in the 900 block of Rutledge Drive.

DUI driver: 7:22 p.m. — A driver was following a possible DUI driver in the 800 block of West Kettleman Lane.

That was a strong pumpkin: 7:33 p.m. — Someone threw a pumpkin and broke a front door in the 200 block of Arcadia Place.

Stop bouncing that ball: 10:15 p.m. — There was a loud basketball game in the backyard in the 800 block of Woodrow Street.

That's how you fix a car?: 11:57 p.m. — Someone walked up to a caller's door in the 400 block of West Locust Street and is asking for help to start a truck with a screwdriver.


Window blind theft: 8:40 a.m. — A man wanted to report that window blinds were stolen from his front porch in the 400 block of Eden Street.

That takes balance: 10:54 a.m. — A man was riding with a rifle on a bike in the 100 block of River Pointe Circle.

Accident: 3:11 p.m. — A truck overturned going south on Highway 99 near Victor Road, and there were injuries.

Interrupting our Thanksgiving dinner: 4:47 p.m. — There were kids riding scooters up and down the street in the 2000 block of Aspen Grove Drive.

DUI driver: 6:18 p.m. — There was a DUI driver who was swerving all over the road in the 2400 block of West Kettleman Lane.

Loud Thanksgiving party: 8:52 p.m. — There was a loud party and loud music in a garage near the 300 block of Valley Avenue.


Too many holiday drinks?: 12:35 a.m. — A male tried to start a fight with the caller in the 0 block of South School Street.

Not good Thanksgiving karma: 8:26 a.m. — An employee took money from a business in the 100 block of East Century Boulevard.

A heavy thing to steal: 1:04 p.m. — Someone was attempting to steal a desk in the 600 block of North School Street.

Sour grapes: 2:05 p.m. — A former tenant vandalized a rental in the 400 block of East Oak Street.

Black Friday shenanigans: 4:45 p.m. — Someone stole items from the 2400 block of West Kettleman Lane.

Fire: 7:40 p.m. — There was an electrical fire at a grocery store in the meat department in the 500 block of West Lodi Avenue.

Suspicious biker: 11:32 p.m. — A male crashed his bike then went into a neighbor's backyard in the 200 block of South Fairmont Avenue.


Keep your pee to yourself: 12:41 a.m. — People at a loud party were urinating on lawns in the 1600 block of Magic Lane.

Breaking down doors: 4:28 a.m. — Two males were breaking down a caller's door in the 800 block of South California Street.

Dangerous soliciting: 1:35 p.m. — Some juveniles were running across the roadway and soliciting money for a funeral in the 100 block of East Kettleman Lane.

Weekend streaking: 4:19 p.m. — A drunk man was disrobing and walking down the street in the 200 block of Lawrence Avenue.

Drunk teens: 7:31 p.m. — Three juveniles were sitting in front of a store and drinking alcohol in the 1000 block of West Kettleman Lane.

Threatening customer: 8:10 p.m. — An unwelcome customer was threatening to shoot someone in the 100 block of North Sacramento Street.


Attempted strangling: 12:02 a.m. — A man said someone tried to strangle him in the 200 block of North Cherokee Lane.

Gum addiction: 8:08 a.m. — Someone broke a window and stole a gumball machine in the 400 block of East Kettleman Lane.

Drunk teen: 3:40 p.m. — There was a juvenile drunk in the 1100 block of South Ham Lane.

That's not the golf course: 8:37 p.m. — A man was walking around with a golf club in the 1700 block of Tienda Drive.

Egging prank: 8:59 p.m. — A caller's vehicle was egged in the 300 block of Shady Acres Drive.

Never a good idea to throw beer out a car window: 9:44 p.m. — Three people in a car almost ran into a caller and then threw a beer at them in the 100 block of East Tokay Street.

Alarm triggered by fog?: 10:22 p.m. — There was an alarm going off in the 1300 block of East Lodi Avenue and the security company thought the fog activated the alarm.


Creeper: 2:10 a.m. — A man who is always looking into a caller's window was outside the apartments in the 100 block of East Locust Street.

Up a pole: 6:42 a.m. — A vehicle hit a light pole on the on ramp of Turner Road onto southbound Highway 99.

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