The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, APRIL 18 FRAUD -- It was reported that a fraudulent check was cashed at a business on Alhambra Avenue at 11:59 a.m. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 1:15 p.m. that two juveniles were involved in multiple occurrences of petty theft at a school on Court Street. FRAUD -- A caller reported to the police department at 4:29 p.m. the unauthorized use of personal identification information. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 6:02 p.m. that a computer and jewelry were stolen from a residence on Meadowvale Court. THEFT -- A caller reported at 7:39 p.m. that a cell phone was stolen by a man on Tarantino Drive.
FRIDAY, APRIL 19 DUI -- A 45-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Highway 4 and McEwen Street. BURGLARY -- At 7:46 a.m. a residential burglary was reported, and entry was made through a back door of a residence on Ashwood Drive. ASSAULT -- A juvenile was arrested on suspicion of assault at 7:55 a.m. at a school on Court Street. PETTY THEFT -- The community mailbox on Vine Hill Way was reported broken into at 12:39 p.m. and callers reported that mail was stolen.
SATURDAY, APRIL 20 VANDALISM -- It was reported at 10:17 a.m. that the door of a building on Sterling Drive was shattered. BURGLARY -- On Vista Oaks Drive, a caller reported at 11:45 a.m. the window of a vehicle was shattered. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 12:22 p.m. at a business on Arnold Drive. PETTY THEFT -- A laptop was reported stolen from a residence at 1:35 p.m. on Roanoke Drive. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 11:22 p.m. on Escobar Street. HIT-AND-RUN -- At 11:51 p.m., a caller reported being hit by a vehicle at Pine Street and Douglas Drive.
SUNDAY, APRIL 21 BURGLARY -- At 9:57 a.m., two firearms were reported stolen from a residence on Northridge Road. Three doors of the residence were broken and the home was ransacked. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 12:33 p.m. that a motorcycle was stolen from Marina Vista. VEHICLE THEFT -- A caller reported at 1:10 p.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Hull Lane. PETTY THEFT -- At an Arnold Drive business, a caller reported at 2:04 p.m. that a purse was stolen from a shopping cart. GRAND THEFT -- A transmitter was reported stolen from a parking lot on Muir Station Road at 3:44 p.m. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 11:24 p.m. that keys and cash were taken from an unlocked vehicle on Arnold Drive and a notebook was left behind.
MONDAY, APRIL 22 VANDALISM -- Windows were reported broken at an Alhambra Avenue business at 6:25 a.m. BURGLARY -- At 8:46 a.m., the window of a business on Alhambra Avenue was reported broken. FRAUD -- A caller on Oakwood Circle reported at 9:19 a.m. that a fraudulent department store account was established. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 11:47 a.m. that a five-gallon gas container was found near a vehicle on Arcadia Court but gasoline was not siphoned. PETTY THEFT -- At 1:10 p.m., a caller reported that the glove compartment of a vehicle on Blue Ridge Drive was rummaged through. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 2:28 p.m. that an antique worth $265 was stolen from a business on Ferry Street. FRAUD -- On John Muir Road at 4:32 p.m., a caller reported fraud. FRAUD -- A caller reported fraudulent credit card activity on Center Avenue at 4:47 p.m. PETTY THEFT -- A 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft at a business on Escobar Street at 10:01 p.m.
TUESDAY, APRIL 23 Hit-and-run -- At 9:53 a.m., a hit-and-run was reported at a business on Alhambra Avenue,
Wednesday, April 24 burglary -- A caller from Starflower Drive reported a burglary in progress at 4:33 a.m. The caller advised a vehicle was broken into, and a man fled in a vehicle heading east. fraud -- Unauthorized use of personal identity information was reported at 7 a.m. on Westview Court. fraud -- On Donegal Way, a caller reported fraudulent charges on an account at 2:24 p.m. fraud -- At 5:07 p.m., unauthorized use of personal identity information was reported by a caller on Oakwood Court.