The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, FEB. 14 HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 1:05 p.m. in a parking lot on Arnold Drive. FRAUD -- A caller on Gilrix Drive reported unauthorized use of personal identification information at 1:24 p.m.
FRIDAY, FEB. 15 FRAUD -- At 12:47 p.m., a caller on John Muir Road reported fraudulent activity on a checking account. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 2:48 p.m. that a vehicle on Virginia Hills Drive was vandalized. PETTY THEFT -- A caller on Escobar Street reported at 7:03 a.m. that food wrappers, syringes and blood were discovered in the bathroom of a residence. A screen on a window had been removed.
SATURDAY, FEB. 16 VANDALISM -- At 12:08 p.m., it was reported that a vehicle on Pacheco Boulevard was egged. VEHICLE THEFT -- A caller reported at 7:15 a.m. that a truck was stolen from a business on Howe Road. VEHICLE THEFT -- On Walnut Avenue, it was reported at 8:30 a.m. that a vehicle containing a purse and cell phone was stolen. ASSAULT -- At 10:48 a.m., a caller on Alhambra Avenue was hit on the head with a bottle, and a 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault. ASSAULT -- An assault was reported at 4:32 p.m. Alhambra Avenue. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 4:36 p.m. at Waverly Road and Donegal Way. FRAUD -- At 7 p.m., a caller living in Chicago reported to the police receiving numerous fraudulent charges on an account due to a counterfeit card. HIT-AND-RUN -- A caller reported at 10:11 p.m. that a hit-and-run occurred on Huntington Court in which two vehicles were hit, and subsequently, a third was struck.
SUNDAY, FEB. 17 VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 2:03 p.m. at Highway 4 and Interstate 680.
MONDAY, FEB. 18 vehicle theft -- A caller on Alhambra Avenue reported at 7:56 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen. vandalism -- At 9:01 a.m., a caller on Haven Street reported a tire of a vehicle was punctured. petty theft -- Copper pipe, valued at approximately $100, was reported stolen at 1:47 p.m. on Walnut Avenue.
TUESDAY, FEB. 19 VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 8:21 a.m. on Brown Street. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 11:08 a.m. that the rear window of a vehicle at Eastwoodbury and Fig Tree lanes was shattered. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 6:54 p.m. at Alhambra Avenue and K Street.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20 FRAUD -- At 8:58 a.m., a caller on Main Street reported fraudulent activity on a checking account. PETTY THEFT -- A caller on Milano Way reported at 9:38 a.m. that a vehicle was entered in January, and personal identification was stolen and subsequently used to open fraudulent accounts. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 11:41 a.m. that a garage door on Midway Drive was kicked in and a hammer was missing. FRAUD -- At 12:36 a.m. a caller on Starflower Drive reported that funds were taken out of a bank account via an ATM, but the caller was in possession of the only ATM card to the account. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 1:27 p.m. that gasoline was stolen from a bus at a church on Fig Tree Lane, possibly from a cut gas line. FRAUD -- At 4:32 p.m., a caller on Sabral Circle reported a utility account was fraudulently opened in the caller's name. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 4:37 p.m. that the garage door at a Minaret Drive residence was broken, and an intruder had been in the residence.