The following excerpts were taken from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, MAY 17 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 9:13 a.m. that a welding machine worth $200 and a bag of hand tools were stolen from a camper which was pried open on Oak Breeze Court. PETTY THEFT -- A man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft at 12:40 p.m. at a business on Arnold Drive. PETTY THEFT -- At 3:23 p.m., an employee's bicycle was reported stolen from an Arnold Drive business. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 3:45 p.m. that a rear license plate was stolen from a vehicle on Douglas Dive.
FRIDAY, MAY 18 BURGLARY -- A burglary was reported at 5:19 a.m. at a business on Alhambra Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 1:08 p.m. that merchandise worth $120 was stolen from a business on Arnold Drive, and a man was detained. PETTY THEFT -- On Marie Avenue, a caller reported a petty theft at 1:13 p.m.
SATURDAY, MAY 19 ROBBERY -- It was reported that a man robbed a business on Alhambra Avenue at 10:37 a.m. by simulating having a gun and taking money from the register. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 11:31 a.m. that a GPS, iPod and a spare key were taken from an unlocked vehicle at Henrietta and Pine streets. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 4:13 p.m. that a laptop was stolen from a residence on Lander Drive. FRAUD -- A caller on Sunrise Court reported at 4:29 p.m. that a credit card application was fraudulently filled out in the caller's name. VANDALISM -- At 8 p.m. on Center Avenue, a caller reported dents on a vehicle.
SUNDAY, MAY 20 BURGLARY -- Vehicle burglaries was reported at 5:30 a.m. and at 5:40 a.m. on Holiday Hills Drive. VEHICLE THEFT -- A caller reported at 7:43 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Shadow Falls Drive. BURGLARY -- At 7:52 a.m., a bicycle and car audio system were reported stolen from a vehicle on Parkway Drive. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 4:23 p.m. that school books, sunglasses and jewelry -- with an estimated $6,000 -- were stolen from a vehicle on Cunningham Way. VANDALISM -- On John Muir Road, a caller reported at 7:12 p.m. that a truck was vandalized. GRAND THEFT -- At 8:07 p.m., it was reported that a computer and $10,000 worth of jewelry were stolen from a residence on Pinon Drive.
MONDAY, MAY 21 PETTY THEFT -- On Roanoke Drive, it was reported at 7:43 a.m. that a car charger and adapter and a rosary were taken from the unlocked vehicle. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 12:38 p.m. that a wallet was stolen on Marina Vista. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 3:43 p.m. that a trailer was stolen from an RV storage business on Paula Court. DUI -- At 4:41 p.m., a 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Sierra Drive after it was reported that a vehicle had crashed into a tree. BURGLARY -- A caller at Pine and Susana streets reported at 11:31 p.m. that a man grabbed a bag out of an open window of a vehicle. The 58-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of grand theft and probation violation.
TUESDAY, MAY 22 BURGLARY -- A caller on Muir Road reported at 4:39 p.m. that the window of a vehicle in a parking lot was pried open and a purse and a laptop were stolen.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23 BURGLARY -- A caller reported at 12:30 p.m. that a display case at a business on Main Street was broken into. FRAUD -- Fraud was reported at 2:29 p.m. on Wildflower Drive. BURGLARY -- On F Street at 2:53 p.m., a caller reported items were stolen from a residence. BURGLARY -- A residential burglary was reported at 8:10 p.m. on Castro Street and a PlayStation was stolen. VANDALISM -- A caller on Knollcrest Court reported at 10:25 p.m. that a rock was thrown through a front window.