Between the hours of 6 a.m. on Thursday and 6 a.m. on Monday, the Lodi Police Department received 500 calls for service. Below is a sampling of those calls.
Indecent: 9:50 a.m. — A male transient wearing blue plaid pajama bottoms was seen urinating in front of children playing at a park on the 0 block of North Hutchins Street.
Suspicious activity: 4:48 p.m. — A Hispanic male adult wearing a blue shirt and white hat was seen taking nets off of soccer goals on the 2300 block of South Lower Sacramento Road. The reporting party did not think that the subject worked for the City of Lodi.
Suspicious activity: 4:48 p.m. — The reporting party, who had reserved a field on the 200 block of Lawrence Avenue, saw several males hop a fence and play football on the field.
Disturbance: 7:22 p.m. — A group of juveniles was seen breaking bottles in front of a business on the 500 block of West Lodi Avenue.
Juvenile complaint: 10:07 p.m. — A group of juveniles was seen shutting off the power to a residence on the 300 block of West Lockeford Street, and possibly broke a window. Approximately 10 juveniles were last seen running west toward South Hutchins Street.
Disturbance: 9:28 a.m. — A white female adult, possibly transient, wearing a gray shirt and dark pants pushing a stroller was causing a disturbance on the 100 block of North School Street. The subject had a cat on a leash that she was throwing.
Suspicious activity: 4:50 p.m. — A Hispanic male adult, possibly transient, wearing a red shirt and red bandanna opened a water pipe near the 600 block of South Cherokee Lane, causing the area to flood.
Suspicious activity: 6:36 p.m. — A male wearing an orange shirt and a backpack appeared to be cutting down a tree on Poplar Street near the 1000 block of South Cherokee Lane, possibly with a chainsaw as the reporting party heard a motor.
Suspicious activity: 12:27 a.m. — A male wearing a green jacket and carrying a backpack was seen opening the electrical box for a business on the 300 block of South Hutchins Street and tampering with the breakers.
Suspicious activity: 2:29 a.m. — A Hispanic male adult wearing a blue button-up shirt and black pants was seen standing in the bushes, exposing himself to take a picture on the 0 block of South Sacramento Street.
Burglary: 6:22 a.m. — Two teen males were seen around the reporting party’s neighbor’s vehicle on the 400 block of West Elm Street. The vehicle’s doors were open and its lights were on. Both teens left on bicycles, one westbound on West Elm Street wearing unknown clothing and the other eastbound on West Pine Street wearing a blue and white beanie, a dark jacket and tan pants.
Suspicious activity: 10:57 a.m. — A Hispanic male adult wearing a gray T-shirt and carrying a stick was seen cutting a fence to enter a business that was on fire on the 300 block of North Main Street.
Suspicious activity: 2:22 p.m. — A white female adult was riding a yellow cruiser bicycle on a lawn on the 1000 block of South Church Street when a gun fell out of the bicycle’s basket. She retrieved the gun and put it under a jacket in the basket. The subject was associated with a younger white male on a motorized bicycle. Both were last seen northbound on South Church Street.