There were 63 bookings at the San Joaquin County Jail in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Saturday. At that time, there were 1,285 people held at the jail, which has an official capacity of 1,550. When the jail is full, some inmates may be released early.
DUI checkpoint: Between 5 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday, police conducted a DUI checkpoint in the westbound lanes of Hammer Lane east of Don Avenue. In total, 1,013 vehicles passed and among those, no one was arrested for DUI, but two were evaluated on suspicion of DUI. Thirteen citations were issued and two vehicles were impounded.
Armed robbery: Two masked robbers entered a business in the 1000 block of East March Lane at 8:30 p.m. Friday. The suspects, one armed with a handgun, ordered employees inside an office. Items belonging to the victims were stolen and the robbers got away in a white 1990s sport utility vehicle.
Sideshow enforcement: Based on regularly scheduled vehicle sideshows in the 10000 block of Trinity Parkway, officers conducted special enforcement Friday between 9 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. In all, authorities stopped 47 vehicles, issued 35 citations, towed four vehicles, conducted 25 vehicle inspections and made four referrals to the state referee for vehicle modifications.
Robbery: A woman was walking to a building in the 1100 block of East Hammer Lane at 9 a.m. Saturday when a man approached her in the parking lot from behind and forced her inside using a sharp object. The man had the victim lock the door and open a safe, where he took cash and property before fleeing in an unknown direction. The robber is said to be either Latino or Asian, 20-30 years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 145 pounds and wearing all black clothing.
Robbery: Three men beat up a man and took cash from his pockets at 11:28 a.m. Saturday in the 300 block of South Stanislaus Street. One man was said to have black hair, heavyset and wearing only black sweatpants. Another is described as wearing a black sweater and black jeans and the third man was wearing a white T-shirt and black pants. All three men ran north on Stanislaus Street.
Robbery: At 11:45 a.m. Saturday, two men were walking at Clay and American streets when three young Latino men attacked them, with one armed with a piece of lumber. The robbers took cash and cellphones, and the victims were treated for minor injuries. All three men are described as being between 18-20 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, thin and the first robber wearing a white shirt and black shorts. The second man wore a black shirt and blue jeans and the third wore a black shirt and black shorts.
Weapons arrest: During an argument with a woman, a man locked all of the doors at a residence, refused to allow her to leave, and threatened to pistol whip her with a handgun. When police arrived at 12:27 p.m. Saturday, the man went to the 900 block of South Wilson Way and authorities brought in a K-9 officer. The man, identified as Oscar Herrate, surrendered and a probation search of the home found two handguns — one with the serial number removed. Herrate, 28, was arrested on suspicion of weapons charges, battery, false imprisonment and threats charges.
Robbery: A woman was in her vehicle and confronted people who were outside her residence. She followed them to the 3500 block of Quail Lakes Drive at 12:45 p.m. Saturday when a man grabbed her by the throat and another woman hit her. The woman, said to be a 31-year-old Latina with brown hair and brown eyes, smashed the victim's headlights, took property and took off toward March Lane in a white 2006 Chevy Equinox with paper plates. The woman is described as being 5 feet 7 inches tall and 170 pounds, and the man is described as Latino, 30 years old, 6 feet 3 inches tall, wearing a red shirt and red shorts.
Resisting arrest: Randy Grimes was arrested on suspicion of resisting after he met authorities who knew he had a warrant for assault with a deadly weapon at 2:09 p.m. Saturday. Grimes, 33, allegedly ran into the backyard of a residence in the 2500 block of Bay Court. Police used a stun gun to take him into custody.
The Stockton Fire Department responded to 168 calls for service in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. Saturday, including eight vehicle accidents, 117 medical calls and four vehicle fires.