Category Archives: Crime Log

So much for dinner

Even the dinner breaks are intense on this beat! I was headed to El Grullence for a chicken burrito shortly afer 8 p.m. when we received word that a police officer and a parolee had been hit by a car while fighting in the middle of Miner Avenue near North San Joaquin Street. Fortunately, I [...]

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First week on the crime beat

The bodies of two adults were discovered Tuesday afternoon in the back on this Mitsubishi Montero. My first week on the crime beat has been interesting, to say the least. After 10 years in The Record’s sports department, I walked into the newsroom Tuesday wondering what would happen on my first day flying solo on [...]

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Photos from Thursday’s shootings

It’s no secret the newspaper industry has fallen on hard times in recent years. As a result, the hard copy that lands on your doorstep or available in newsracks is often slimmer than in years past. That means there isn’t always room for photographs taken at crime scenes. So here are some photos taken at separate [...]

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Crime Log 10/12/2010

10/10/2010, 6:20 p.m., 621 Presidents Drive, University of the Pacific: Police were called to help Pacific police with a large fight that had broken out during a wedding. A 48-year-old man was arrested. 10/10/2010, 3:10 p.m., Extended Stay America, 2844 W. March Lane: Police were called on a report that a man was hitting an [...]

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Crime Log 9/16/2010

9/14/2010, 4:20 p.m., Highway 99 and Hammer Lane: Police stopped a driver who had reportedly waved a long gun at other drivers, and had been driving recklessly. He had a BB gun in the vehicle with him and was arrested for brandishing it as a firearm. 9/14/2010, 5 p.m., 600 block of West Church Street: [...]

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Crime Log 8/31/2010

There’s a rather long gap in the logs now. I fell behind on vacation and never caught up. I’m not going to write log posts for any of that, but I will begin to quietly update the map with crimes reported since Jan. 1. That will go slowly and take a long time. 8/29/2010, 4 [...]

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Crime Log 8/13/2010

8/10/2010, 11:30 p.m., El Dorado Street at El Campo Avenue: Three men were robbed at gunpoint by a man who drove up in a black four-door Honda Civic. 8/11/2010, 10:20 p.m., 400 block of McCloud Avenue: Four men were having a party in a back yard when two other men approached, one of them pointing [...]

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Crime Log 8/10/2010

I missed one log last week because I was sick, and another because of late breaking news. It will happen, but know I am trying to keep up. 8/8/2010, 3:25 p.m., Horner and Carroll avenues: Deputies stopped a Toyota Camry that lacked a front license plate, and whose rear plate was registered to a car [...]

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Crime Log 8/5/2010

8/3/2010, 5:45 p.m., 100 block of East 1st Street: A 50-year-old man was walking home when he was attacked by three people. He was knocked to the ground and lost consciousness. The three men took his cash and fled in a beige, four-door car, possibly a 1980s model. 8/3/2010, 5:45 p.m., 2nd and Center streets: [...]

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Crime Log 08/03/10

8/1/2010. 8:40 p.m., 2000 block of Pawnee Way: Two people were nearly robbed during an arranged sale of remote-controlled vehicles they had advertised online. Two men came in a gold, four-door Oldsmobile, and when the male victim walked away to get the remote-control vehicles, one of the robbers pointed a gun at the woman and [...]

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