The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, JAN. 17 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 9:27 a.m. that plywood, power equipment and a radio were stolen from a shed on Wildcroft Drive. FRAUD -- A caller reported to the police department on Henrietta Street at 9:45 a.m. that a cable account was fraudulently opened. FRAUD -- Unauthorized use of personal identification information was reported at 12:22 p.m. on Pacheco Boulevard. PETTY THEFT -- At 1:34 p.m., a license plate was reported stolen from a vehicle on Vista Oaks Drive. PETTY THEFT -- On Main Street, it was reported at 6:11 p.m. that a wallet was stolen from a business.
FRIDAY, JAN. 18 PETTY THEFT -- At 11:40 a.m., a mailbox on Oakwood Circle was reported burglarized and mail was found on the street. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 1:01 p.m. that a man was seen taking a weed cutter from a yard on Bridgehead Road after jumping the fence. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 2:39 p.m. from Lafayette Street. FRAUD -- Unauthorized use of personal identification information was reported on Pleasant Hill Road at 3:26 p.m. FRAUD -- A caller reported at 4:40 p.m. that a fraudulent tax return was filed at a business on Alhambra Avenue. DUI -- A 32-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol at 5:22 p.m. on Alhambra Avenue. GRAND THEFT -- It was reported at 7:04 p.m. that a bag containing a laptop and digital camera was stolen from a residence on Alhambra Avenue. ASSAULT -- At 7:48 p.m., a 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault on Center Avenue. DUI -- On Alhambra Avenue at 9:20 p.m., a 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
SATURDAY, JAN. 19 ASSAULT -- At 5:06 p.m., a caller reported being thrown on the ground and punched on Scenic Avenue.
SUNDAY, JAN. 20 VANDALISM -- A caller reported at 7:24 a.m. that a tire of a vehicle on Alhambra Avenue was slashed. PETTY THEFT -- At 10:24 a.m., it was reported that mail was taken out of a mailbox on Rosemary Court and a bicycle was stolen from a latched gate in the backyard. ASSAULT -- On Kelly Avenue, it was reported at 4:31 p.m. that six people were fighting. FRAUD -- A business on Alhambra Avenue reported at 8:49 p.m. that a customer attempted to use a fraudulent card.
MONDAY, JAN. 21 DRUNKENNESS -- Two men, 20 and 29, were arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness at 12:03 a.m. on Robinson Street. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 2:58 p.m. that a man was seen stealing a locked bicycle worth $600 from a business on Arnold Drive. VANDALISM -- A caller reported at 3:12 p.m. that the gate of a cemetery on Carquinez Scenic Drive was cut. GRAND THEFT -- On Heatherleaf Lane, it was reported at 4:41 p.m. that a mountain bike was stolen from the front porch of a residence. VANDALISM -- A caller reported at 5:45 p.m. that flour and soda was poured over a vehicle at Parkway and Country Run drives.
TUESDAY, JAN. 22 BURGLARY -- At 6:16 a.m., a leather jacket, a GPS and a bag of swim gear were stolen on Pinnacle Drive. FRAUD -- A caller on Main Street reported at 9:16 a.m. that a business name was fraudulently used via an Internet advertisement. ROBBERY -- It was reported at 9:18 a.m. that a backpack with medication and a $50 money order was stolen at a business on Alhambra Avenue.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23 PETTY THEFT -- Mail was reported stolen from a mailbox on Pettit Lane at 10:05 a.m. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 4:01 p.m. that a mailbox on South Harbor View Drive was vandalized. PETTY THEFT -- At 9:43 p.m., a caller reported that a computer bag and books were stolen on Marina Vista.