The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, JAN. 3 DUI -- A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 1:48 a.m. on Pacheco Boulevard. TRESPASS -- At 9:23 a.m., a caller reported that a vacant residence on Scenic Avenue was occupied by a trespasser. He was subsequently escorted out. FRAUD -- On Pacheco Boulevard, it was reported at 10:13 a.m. that a credit card was fraudulently used twice resulting in a loss of $657.21. VANDALISM -- A caller reported at 10:42 a.m. that flower pots and garbage cans were knocked over at a school on Court Street. An attempted fire was discovered in the back of the building. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 11:42 a.m. that air was let out of the tires of a vehicle parked at a business on Pine Street. FRAUD -- A caller reported at 12:08 p.m. that a 24-year-old man cashed five fraudulent checks at a business on Arnold Drive. FRAUD -- It was reported on Castro Street at 1:24 p.m. that a fraudulent account was opened. FORGERY -- On Arnold Drive at 4:20 p.m., it was reported that money transferred into a fraudulent account. PETTY THEFT -- A rear license plate was reported stolen at 4:53 p.m. from a vehicle on Castro Street. ASSAULT -- At 5:50 p.m., it was reported that a woman got out of a vehicle at Alhambra Avenue and Wildcroft Drive and assaulted a woman at the Heather Hills parking lot.
FRIDAY, JAN. 4 ASSAULT -- At 12:11 a.m., it was reported that a woman was assaulted by a man on Las Juntas Street. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 11:06 a.m. that a 20-year-old man left a store on Arnold Drive with $50 worth of merchandise and fled in a vehicle. FRAUD -- A caller on Tuolumne Avenue reported at 2:23 p.m. that fraudulent purchases were made on a credit card. FRAUD -- Unauthorized use of personal identification information was reported at 3:40 p.m. on Mackie Drive. DUI -- A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 7:10 p.m. on Carquinez Scenic Drive and Talbart Street.
SATURDAY, JAN. 5 ASSAULT -- At 12:01 a.m., a woman reported being assaulted by another woman at an Alhambra Avenue business. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 2:17 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Beechwood Drive. VEHICLE THEFT -- At 11:31 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from Swan Lake Court. VANDALISM -- A caller reported at 6:22 p.m. that rocks and plants were thrown over a fence on Prospect Avenue and a juvenile was seen running from the scene. Subsequently, four or five juveniles were seen throwing rocks at a house and tearing up plants. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 7:11 p.m. that a cell phone was stolen on Estudillo Street.
SUNDAY, JAN. 6 ASSAULT -- At 9:07 a.m., a caller reported being assaulted with a baseball bat at Bush Street and Pacheco Boulevard. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 1:21 p.m. that four tires of a vehicle at Green and Estudillo streets were slashed. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 3:44 p.m. from Paradise Drive. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 10:29 p.m. that a former roommate stole a television and an electric guitar from a residence on Oak Manor Plaza.
MONDAY, JAN. 7 PETTY THEFT -- At 11:16 a.m., an outside vacuum was reported stolen from a business on Muir Road. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 12:32 p.m. that tires were slashed on vehicles at a business on Estudillo Street. GRAND THEFT -- At 4:20 p.m., a caller reported that $1,000 worth of tools were taken from an unlocked garage on Beechwood Drive. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 5 p.m. that an employee's phone worth $250 was stolen from a business on Arnold Drive. VEHICLE THEFT -- A caller reported at 5:37 p.m. that a vehicle containing a wallet was stolen at Alhambra Avenue and Wano Street. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 7:01 p.m. that a dog was stolen from a residence on Lost Lake Place.
TUESDAY, JAN. 8 BURGLARY -- At 3:27 a.m., two men were seen in the backyard of a residence on Las Juntas Street with flashlights and stealing bike parts. A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary. VEHICLE THEFT -- A caller reported at 7:18 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Deerwood Drive. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 8:13 a.m. that the front door of business on Ferry Street was kicked in. VANDALISM -- A caller reported graffiti at 8:55 a.m. at Rankin Park on Buckley Street and on the baseball field. A drinking fountain was also broken. VEHICLE THEFT -- At 9:08 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from Virginia Hills Drive. FRAUD -- At 9:11 a.m., a caller on Arana Drive was notified of unauthorized use of personal identification information. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 11:18 a.m. that the rear license plate was stolen from a vehicle on Vista Oaks Drive. GRAND THEFT -- A caller on Marie Avenue reported at 3:48 p.m. that a Rolex watch, valued at approximately $5,000, was stolen and sold.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9 BURGLARY -- At 8:58 a.m., work tools, a television, DVD player, bike and wallet were reported stolen from a residence on Geneva Street. FRAUD -- A caller on Maywood Lane was reported at 10:46 a.m. that an account was fraudulently opened. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 2:50 p.m. that $1,500 was stolen from Muir Station Road. BURGLARY -- At 7:59 a.m., it was reported a window screen and a garage door lock on Estudillo Street were broken.