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Police log: Man throws stolen gun into crowd

Police Log: Man throws stolen gun into crowd
Tracy Press
Tracy police received 697 calls for service between Friday, July 1 and Monday, July 4. The following is a sample of those calls. 12:22 am: A caller reported illegal fireworks near Adobe and Golden Leaf lanes. Police checked the area and they were ...

Furnace fire at Tracy glass plant

Furnace fire at Tracy glass plant

Furnace fire at Tracy glass plant
Tracy Press
by Denise Ellen Rizzo / Tracy Press A fire in the glass processing equipment at the Owens-Illinois Glass Plant on Schulte Road caused minimal damage Wednesday afternoon. As fire officials arrived on scene following the report of a structure fire at ...

Tracy announces new chief of police

Tracy announces new chief of police

TRACY - City Manager Leon Churchill will appoint Gary Hampton as the new Chief of Police for the City of Tracy effective August 15, 2011. Hampton will replace Janet Thiessen who served as the police vhief for the City of Tracy for the last two and a half years.

Arraignment for Rickman continued

Arraignment for Rickman continued

Arraignment for Rickman continued
Tracy Press
by TP staff The arraignment for a 65-year-old Tracy man accused of child molestation was continued to July 25, following a hearing in Manteca Superior Court today . Roger Earl Rickman appeared in Manteca Superior Court for the second continuation of ...

Tracy Police Department will soon have a new chief

Tracy Police Department will soon have a new chief

Tracy Police Department will soon have a new chief
Tracy Press
by Denise Ellen Rizzo / Tracy Press According to elected city officials, former Tracy police officer Gary Hampton has been offered the job and verbally accepted. Hampton has been working as the police chief in the city of Turlock for five years, ...