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Posted: Saturday, August 14, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 7:01 am, Sat Aug 14, 2010.

In the 48 hours after 9 a.m. Wednesday, the Lodi Police Department handled 366 calls for service. The following is a sample of police and fire calls received by dispatchers:


9:25 a.m. — A Tuscolana Way teenager was refusing to go to school and was banging on her mother's car.

12:05 p.m. — A man in a black Honda was telling a woman she was riding his stolen scooter at Maple and Washington streets. She said she bought it new online. The man didn't wait for police to arrive at the scene.

12:09 p.m. — An intoxicated, belligerent man was urinating in the 1000 block of South Washington Street. He was arrested for being drunk in public.

12:28 p.m. — A man was possibly on drugs while jumping into traffic on the southbound Highway 99 on-ramp from Kettleman Lane. An hour later, he was back, this time waving his arms.

12:33 p.m. — A Buena Vista Drive resident triggered a hold-up alarm by pressing a button on her key chain. All was secure at her house.

1:29 p.m. — After going through mailboxes in the 500 block of East Pine Street, a woman pedaled west on a red bicycle.

2:22 p.m. — Someone was sending sexually explicit text messages to a Greenwood Drive resident.

2:46 p.m. — A Magnolia Court resident arrived home to find the sliding door shattered, then heard noises in the home.

3 p.m. — An East Lodi Avenue woman's boyfriend was opening accounts in her name.

5:05 p.m. — Grass caught fire in an empty lot at Stockton and Acacia streets.

3:24 p.m. — Someone broke into a home in the 2200 block of Olson Drive.

3:35 p.m. — A shoplifter was fighting with security at Big Kmart, 520 S. Cherokee Lane. The 25-year-old woman was arrested.

3:57 p.m. — Four young men got out of a black sport-utility vehicle and began yelling "West side" at three youths in Emerson Park, 11 N. Hutchins St. At 4:35 p.m. what appeared to be the same young men were throwing gang signs while heading south on Lee Avenue.

7:13 p.m. — Two boys were trying to remove a stop sign at Washington and Tokay streets.

7:52 p.m. — Someone was possibly robbed at Washington and Maple streets.

8:05 p.m. — An East Oak Street resident was receiving obscene text messages from an unknown person.

8:45 p.m. — A red Ford Mustang was locked inside Lodi Lake park, 1101 W. Turner Road.

9:56 p.m. — A 31-year-old man had drugs at Pine and Washington streets.

10:03 p.m. — A Holly Drive woman accused a Ford Mustang driver of nearly running over her children. Police talked to the man, who said the children always play in the middle of the street, so he drives cautiously.

11:57 p.m. — A man was arrested for having a dagger in the 300 block of Daisy Avenue.


3:13 a.m. — A vehicle was stolen at Victor Road and Cluff Avenue.

10:22 a.m. — A loaded gun was found inside a vehicle that was repossessed in Stockton. The gun had not been reported stolen.

12:02 p.m. — Two women, who had two children with them, were caught shoplifting at Big Kmart, 520 S. Cherokee Lane.

5:47 p.m. — A Pioneer Drive caretaker was misusing an EBT card.

6:14 p.m. — Possible gang members were fighting in the 800 block of Lloyd Street.

7:17 p.m. — A Cedar Court resident had issues with someone removing food from a refrigerator.

8:17 p.m. — As many as 20 gang members were fighting in the 400 block of Harold Street.

8:28 p.m. — A horn kept sounding from a "police type" of car that was parked in the 500 block of East Elm Street. Officers learned that an impatient child was honking the horn while waiting for a parent; the vehicle was not police-owned.

8:55 p.m. — Three males and a female were fighting in the 500 block of Sturla Street. Alcohol was involved.

9:08 p.m. — Someone had information on a marijuana farm somewhere between Lodi and Oakley.

10 p.m. — A man had a blanket wrapped around him and was yelling profanities near Main and Oak streets.

10:37 p.m. — Several young men surrounded a female's vehicle in the 700 block of West Elm Street, and someone hit it. The victim called her mother, who was in a house nearby, she yelled and the youths fled. No damage was observed on the car, police said Friday.


12:30 a.m. — Someone had drugs at Lodi Avenue and School Street.

12:56 a.m. — The window at was broken at Fashion Depot, 718 W. Kettleman Lane, and the business was ransacked.

1:22 a.m. — A 34-year-old man was injured in a fight in the 100 block of North Sacramento Street, then sought treatment at Dameron Hospital. He refused to file a police report.

7:36 a.m. — A vehicle and a bicycle collided at Tokay Street and Crescent Avenue.

To see a map of crimes, go to www.lodinews.com/crime.

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