The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, JUNE 27 GRAND THEFT -- It was reported at 7:16 a.m. that a catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle on Muir Station Road. PETTY THEFT -- A caller on Jones Street reported at 9:05 a.m. that a wallet was stolen at a business. BURGLARY -- A residence on Tacoma Avenue was burglarized at 6:53 p.m., and $100 was reported missing from a closet.
FRIDAY, JUNE 28 HIT-AND-RUN -- At 4:33 a.m., a hit-and-run was reported on Thatcher Drive. BURGLARY -- A 43-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of attempting to gain access to the front window of a residence on Flora Street at 4:09 p.m. The window screen was taken off and the window was pried open. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 6:11 p.m. that the window of a vehicle on Sage Drive was broken. It was unknown if anything was missing. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 7:18 p.m. that a laptop was stolen from a locked vehicle on Arnold Drive. PETTY THEFT -- At 7:40 p.m., a wallet was left on a table at a park on Buckley Street and a transient man was seen taking it.
SATURDAY, JUNE 29 GRAND THEFT -- It was reported at 10:07 a.m. that a catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle on Geneva Street. A suspicious truck with three people was also reported driving past the residence multiple times. GRAND THEFT -- At 11:17 a.m., rings were reported missing from a residence on F Street. VANDALISM -- On Valente Court, juveniles were seen spray painting "666" on the street at 8:39 p.m. DUI -- A 49-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 11:55 p.m. on Alhambra Avenue.
SUNDAY, JUNE 30 VANDALISM -- On Roanoke Drive, it was reported at 5:30 p.m. that bleach was poured inside a vehicle through the sunroof and windows.
MONDAY, JULY 1 PETTY THEFT -- At 11:23 a.m., unknown items were reported taken from an unlocked vehicle on Myrtlewood Court. HIT-AND-RUN -- A caller reported a hit-and-run at 11:40 a.m. at Estudillo and Escobar streets. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 1:42 p.m. that jewelry and prescription medication was stolen from a post office box on Court Street. PETTY THEFT -- At 3:12 p.m., a caller reported that items, including the driver's manual and ATM card, were stolen from the glove box of a vehicle on Sonora Court. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 5:29 p.m. that a light near the door of a residence on Harbor View Drive was broken when a rock was thrown at it. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 7:23 p.m. in a parking lot on Arnold Drive. ROBBERY -- A man reported at 8:05 p.m. that the door of a vehicle in a parking lot on Escobar Street was kicked and dented, and a group of six to eight men attempted to hit the man then steal his necklace. The group of men then fled in a vehicle toward Estudillo Street.
TUESDAY, JULY 2 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 6:06 a.m. that 50 pounds of dog food, wine, a refrigerator, a GPS and a mountain bike were taken from an unlocked garage on Village Place. PETTY THEFT -- An Amtrak conductor on Marina Vista reported at 7:14 a.m. that a fare evader locked himself in the bathroom on the train and refused to come out. ASSAULT -- At 9:04 a.m., a man and woman, both 45, were reported physically fighting on Gilda Avenue and were arrested on suspicion of battery and possession of a controlled substance. BURGLARY -- At 10:47 a.m., it was reported that a screen was taken off a window and the frame was bent at an apartment complex on Ferry Street. FRAUD -- It was reported on West Green Street at 3:22 p.m. that checks were stolen from a mailbox and subsequently cashed. ASSAULT -- A caller at Alhambra Avenue and Marina Vista reported at 3:41 p.m. being assaulted by a man when the caller was asked for a cigarette and refused. BURGLARY -- At 8:58 p.m., a caller on Arnold Drive reported that a warehouse was burglarized and it was unknown what was missing. The wires to an alarm had been cut. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 9:38 p.m. on Swan Lake Court. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 10:51 p.m. that a laptop, bar code scanner, car title and registration plus other miscellaneous items were stolen from a vehicle on Muir Road. It was unknown if the vehicle was locked.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 3 GRAND THEFT -- At 6:58 a.m., a mountain bike worth $3,600 was reported taken from an open garage on Buena Vida Court. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 9:34 a.m. that the rear license plate and fuel valve were taken from a vehicle on Vista Oaks Drive. GRAND THEFT -- A water heater and copper piping were reported stolen at 11:19 a.m. from a residence on Berrellesa Street. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 11:37 a.m. that a rear license plate was stolen from a vehicle on Ashwood Drive. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 6:11 p.m. that a window of a residence on Vista Oaks Drive was broken and the front door was open. Two televisions and other miscellaneous items were stolen.