Tracy PD Responds to Stabbing at Local Laundry Mat

by | Mar 21, 2024 | Department News, News Releases

On Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at about 8:38 p.m., the Tracy Police Department Communications Center received multiple 9-1-1 reports of an altercation at the Spin Cycle Laundry Mat, located at 22 E. 11th Street, during which one of the involved subjects had been stabbed.

Prior to the arrival of Officers, both involved subjects left the area. Through their investigation, Officers located the victim, a 38-year-old male from Tracy, at a nearby hospital with multiple stab wounds. The victim, having sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries, was then transferred to a different hospital for further treatment.

Investigators assigned to the General Investigations Unit (GIU) responded to continue the investigation. Based on initial information, it is believed that the involved parties knew one another, posing no threat to the community at large.

As detectives continued their investigation, Juan Carlos Galvan (23 years old of Tracy), was identified as the subject responsible for the stabbing.

Galvan was arrested for PC 664/187(A) – attempted murder and PC 135 – destroy/conceal evidence and booked into San Joaquin County Jail on March 21.

At this time, the investigation is ongoing. If you have any information, contact Detective Andrew Glover at Andrew.Glover@TracyPD.com or (209) 831-6607. To make an anonymous tip, contact Tracy Crime Stoppers by calling (209) 831-4847 or by texting “TIPTPD” and your message to CRIMES (274637).

IMAGE: Juan Carlos Galvan


Media Inquiries

  • Kaylin Heefner

    Kaylin Heefner is a public information officer at the Tracy Police Department. She can be reached at Kaylin.Heefner@TracyPD.com or (209) 666-5815.