The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, APRIL 11 VEHICLE THEFT -- At 11:52 p.m., a vehicle theft was reported at Orchard and Potter streets.
FRIDAY, APRIL 12 PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 7:03 a.m. that a tailgate was stolen from a truck on Vista Way. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 7:22 a.m. that rims were stolen from a vehicle on Minaret Drive. FORGERY -- It was reported at 9:42 a.m. that several fraudulent checks were cashed at a Pine Street business. HIT-AND-RUN -- A garage on Maywood Lane was hit and damaged at 9:55 a.m. ASSAULT -- A man reported at 3:54 p.m. being hit in the face by another man on Ferry Street. VANDALISM -- At 7:11 p.m., a caller reported that a soccer ball kicked by a child broke a school window on Court Street. DUI -- A 30 year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at Alhambra Avenue and Roanoke Drive at 11:36 p.m.
SATURDAY, APRIL 13 VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 8:38 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Center Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 10:18 a.m. that a man left a business on Ferry Street without paying. PETTY THEFT -- At 11:15 a.m., a rear license plate was stolen from a vehicle on Fries Court. HIT-AND-RUN -- On Howe Road, a hit-and-run was reported at 1:31 p.m. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 7:09 p.m. that the rear license plate of a vehicle on Howe Road was stolen.
SUNDAY, APRIL 14 VEHICLE THEFT -- At 1:08 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from Willow Creek Lane. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 3:52 p.m. that a residence on Paradise Drive was burglarized. ASSAULT -- A caller reported at 10:51 p.m. that two men were seen hitting another man at business on Escobar Street. A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault.
MONDAY, APRIL 15 HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 8:10 a.m. on Pacheco Boulevard. BURGLARY -- A caller reported at 8:18 a.m. that the ignition of a vehicle on Fig Tree Lane was broken. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 9:44 a.m. that a wallet containing cash, credit cards and a Social Security card were stolen from a vehicle on Fig Tree Lane. VEHICLE THEFT -- At 12:28 p.m. on Arnold Drive, a vehicle was reported stolen. FRAUD -- A caller on Lodgepole Court reported at 4:55 p.m. that someone used their name and Social Security number to file a fraudulent tax return. FRAUD -- It was reported on Orchard View Avenue at 5:16 p.m. an unauthorized account was fraudulently opened.
TUESDAY, APRIL 16 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 8:31 a.m. that tools and equipment were stolen from a trailer on Maywood Lane. FRAUD -- A caller on Center Avenue reported at 11:35 a.m. receiving two letters regarding fraudulent accounts opened in the caller's name. FRAUD -- At 2:23 p.m., a caller on Ferry Street reported a bank account being compromised. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 3:40 p.m. that a registration tag was stolen from a vehicle on Center Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- At 4:14 p.m., it was reported that two men were seen putting items in a backpack at a business on Arnold Drive and walking out of the store without paying. VANDALISM -- At 8:25 p.m. on Alhambra Avenue, a caller reported that a ball crashed through a window from a high school field. FRAUD -- A caller from Rangeview Place reported at 9:09 p.m. applying for a job that turned out to be nonexistent, and now they have confidential information.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 BURGLARY -- A caller reported to the police department on Henrietta Street at 12:47 a.m. that a residence was ransacked. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 11:36 a.m. that a caller discovered a man inside a vehicle on J Street attempting to strip the ignition. The man fled on foot. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 2:20 p.m. that an iPhone, ear buds and a FasTrak pass were stolen from a vehicle at Court and Pine streets. BURGLARY -- At 5:18 p.m., a caller on Morello Avenue reported that a woman she bought a puppy from was attempting to burglarize her residence, and was prying off a window screen. She advised the woman fled on foot. FRAUD -- It was reported that a fraudulent re-striped credit card was used by a woman at 5:43 p.m. at a business on Alhambra Avenue.