The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, OCT. 11 PETTY THEFT -- At 8:40 a.m., a woman was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at a business on Arnold Drive. VEHICLE THEFT -- On La Salle Street, it was reported at 10:03 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen. VEHICLE THEFT -- A caller reported at 10:13 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Ulfinian Way. PETTY THEFT -- At 10:16 a.m., a caller reported that a license plate was switched on a vehicle on Viewpoint Court. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported that a vehicle was burglarized at 11:18 a.m. on Pine Park Court. If was not determined if any items were stolen. VANDALISM -- A caller reported at 11:20 a.m. that the back window of a vehicle on Starflower Drive was smashed. VANDALISM -- At 3:40 p.m., a residence on Elderwood Drive was vandalized resulting in a broken window. Computer parts and a gun were stolen, and a truck was also scratched with a key. GRAND THEFT -- It was reported at 4:05 p.m. that electronics and computer hardware were stolen on Kingston Avenue.
FRIDAY, OCT. 12 HIT-AND-RUN -- At 7:52 a.m., a hit-and-run was reported at Escobar and Talbart streets. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 8:46 a.m. at Pacheco Boulevard and Bush Street. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 8:49 a.m. that a purse, PlayStation and a camera were taken from a residence on Via Cordova Lane. Entry was gained through an open garage door. VANDALISM -- At 11:06 a.m., a caller reported that a big X was scratched on the front door of a residence on Lander Drive. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported that a vehicle was stolen at 12:02 p.m. from Arnold Drive. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 12:56 p.m. at Escobar and Talbart streets.
SATURDAY, OCT. 13 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 8:22 a.m. that the lock of a vehicle on Olympic Drive was tampered with a knife. BURGLARY -- At 8:31 a.m., a burglary-in-progress was reported on Glenview Drive. Entry was attempted through the front door. The burglar fled the scene when the caller displayed a knife. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 8:43 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Redwood Drive. VEHICLE THEFT -- At 10:47 a.m., a vehicle on Escobar Street was reported stolen. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 5:38 p.m. at Morello Avenue and Arnold Drive.
SUNDAY, OCT. 14 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 9:49 a.m. that the window of a vehicle was shattered at a business on Muir Station Road and several items were stolen. PETTY THEFT -- At 10:15 a.m., miscellaneous items, including coins, were stolen from a vehicle on Olympic Drive and a set of keys was left behind.
MONDAY, OCT. 15 VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 9:06 a.m. that a vehicle carrying landscaping equipment was stolen from Arreba Street. BURGLARY -- At 11:23 a.m., a work truck was reported burglarized on Howe Road. A laptop and bag and other electronic items, including a Bluetooth and code reader were stolen. FRAUD -- A caller on Spring Lake Drive reported at 1:03 p.m. that a checking account was fraudulently used. BURGLARY -- At 6:07 p.m., a caller reported an attempted burglary at a residence on Escobar Street.
TUESDAY, OCT. 16 ROBBERY -- At 2:07 a.m., a caller reported being robbed of a cell phone at gunpoint by two men at a business on Muir Road. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 9:56 a.m. that two bicycles padlocked together, valued at $600, were stolen from a carport on J Street. BURGLARY -- At 9:12 p.m., a purse was reported stolen from a locked car at a business on Alhambra Avenue.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17 HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 9:31 a.m. on Willow Street. FRAUD -- A caller on Ulfinian Way reported fraudulent activity on a debit and credit card at 10:55 a.m. HIT-AND-RUN -- On Alhambra Avenue, a hit-and-run occurred at 11:31 a.m. in a parking lot. BURGLARY -- At 12:38 p.m., kitchen appliances valued at $300 were stolen from a residence on Village Place.