Taco Bell Crime of the Week!

Who knew Tracy, California was such a den of crime? It seems an exploding garbage can at a Taco Bell is the least of its concerns, especially when there's a littering peach tree on the loose (last item)!:

A caller reported at 10:26 p.m. Tuesday that something exploded in a small garbage can inside Taco Bell, 915 S. Tracy Blvd.

Smoke filled the restaurant, and the can was taken outside. Police said someone put a "small improvised device" inside it before it blew up.

The Tracy Police Department received 195 calls for service Tuesday. The following is a sample of those calls.

12:35 a.m.: A man said he "ran off" two boys wearing all red who tried to jump a fence at Stein Continuation High School, then saw them on the property of Central Elementary School, 1370 Parker Ave. He thought they might be trying to burglarize the school, but they walked off.

1:15 a.m.: Police arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of stealing a stereo out of a Dodge Ram pickup at Palm Court and Sequoia Boulevard.

2:01 a.m.: Police took a kid to the San Joaquin County Juvenile Hall after he got into an argument with someone at the Cole Apartments, 1629 Holly Drive.

4:57 a.m.: A woman at the Chesapeake Bay Apartments, 2941 W. Lowell Ave., reported her 1992 Nissan Sentra was stolen.

6:03 a.m.: A woman on the 1500 block of Marine Court reported her 1993 Honda Accord was stolen.

8:05 a.m.: A woman on 200 block of La Monte Lane reported a GPS device was stolen from her car, and that she's had trouble with her neighbors who may have taken it.

10:03 a.m.: A caller complained about a peach tree that hangs over a fence at Fieldview Lane and Promenade Circle, littering the ground with fruit. Police said the tree was actually on Greenwood Court. A crew from public works picked up the fruit, and an officer is going to contact the homeowner.


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