The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, DEC. 20 ASSAULT -- A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault at 9:47 a.m. on Alhambra Avenue. FRAUD -- At 4:37 p.m., a man attempted to cash a fraudulent check at a business on Main Street. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 5:19 p.m. that a woman was in custody on suspicion of petty theft at a business on Arnold Drive.
FRIDAY, DEC. 21 HIT-AND-RUN -- At 1:34 p.m., a hit-and-run was reported on Arreba Street. VEHICLE THEFT -- On Glacier Drive at 6:27 a.m., a caller reported that a vehicle was stolen. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 6:45 a.m. from Harbor View Drive. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 9:38 a.m. that the front doors of a residence on Brackman Lane were found open and the residence was ransacked. FRAUD -- A caller on Alhambra Avenue reported at 10:27 a.m. that a check was stolen and cashed. FRAUD -- It was reported on Waverly Road at 11:26 a.m. that $100 was fraudulently charged on the caller's credit card in North Carolina. VANDALISM -- A caller on Lander Drive reported at 1:22 p.m. that a vehicle was vandalized. GRAND THEFT -- It was reported at 3:04 p.m. that two rings worth $10,000 were stolen from a residence on Lance Court. BURGLARY -- On Masonic Street, it was reported at 4:14 p.m. that checks were stolen and cashed. GRAND THEFT -- It was reported at 4:57 p.m. that a bicycle worth $1,000 was stolen from a porch on Morello Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- At 5:32 p.m., a package was reported stolen from a porch on Willow Lake Drive. A man and woman were seen fleeing with the package in a vehicle. VANDALISM -- It was reported on Harbor View Drive at 8:43 p.m. that the front fender of a vehicle was dented. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 10:45 p.m. that medication was stolen from a purse at a residence on Terrace Way.
SATURDAY, DEC. 22 DUI -- A motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 12:48 p.m. at Morello Avenue and Pacheco Boulevard. BURGLARY -- A residential burglary was reported at 11:10 a.m. on Masonic Street. PETTY THEFT -- At 12:17 p.m., it was reported that a package valued at $250 was stolen from the porch of a residence on Marie Avenue. FRAUD -- I.D. theft was reported at 2:32 p.m. on Holiday Court. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 4:15 p.m. at a business on Arnold Drive.
SUNDAY, DEC. 23 VANDALISM -- At 3:05 p.m., caller reported that a truck was stuck in the mud at a park on Morello Avenue. GRAND THEFT -- A gun was reported stolen at 6:23 p.m. from a residence on Isabel Drive.
MONDAY, DEC. 24 VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 5:46 a.m. from Vista Way. FRAUD -- A caller on Virginia Hills Drive reported unauthorized use of personal identification information at 11:30 a.m. BURGLARY -- A vehicle on Center Avenue was reported burglarized at 11:34 a.m. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 11:48 a.m. that a backpack with hunting gear valued at $1,000 was stolen from a garage on Breckenridge Place. ASSAULT -- At 2:48 p.m., a woman wearing a surgical mask left a business on Arnold Drive with unpaid merchandise and security personnel attempted to stop her. The woman fled in a vehicle and attempted to run the security officer over. The merchandise was recovered. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 6:41 p.m. that a 43-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of theft at an Arnold Drive business.
TUESDAY, DEC. 25 ASSAULT -- Two men, 21 and 22, were arrested on suspicion of assault and public intoxication at a business on Arnold Drive at 10:31 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26 VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 10:24 a.m. from Appalachian Way. BURGLARY -- On Ulfinian Way, a caller reported that a subwoofer box was stolen from a garage at 10:55 a.m. ASSAULT -- An assault was reported at 2:55 p.m. on Haag Road. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 5:05 p.m. on Hidden Lakes Court that mail was stolen from a mailbox by a man on a bicycle. FORGERY -- A caller on Linden Lane reported at 5:10 p.m. that a box of checks was stolen and used. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 6:37 p.m. in a parking lot on Alhambra Avenue.