The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, AUG 15 PETTY THEFT -- At 8:16 a.m., a caller reported that a wallet was taken out of a purse on Muir Road. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 8:28 a.m. that a pocket knife valued at $500 was taken from a vehicle on Arnold Drive. BURGLARY -- A caller on Starflower Drive reported a residential break-in at 9:37 a.m., and that entry was possibly gained through a window. PETTY THEFT -- At 2:46 p.m., a caller reported a wallet was stolen at a business on Alhambra Avenue. VANDALISM -- On Virginia Hills Drive at 4:38 p.m., caller reported the windshield of a vehicle was shot at during the night. PETTY THEFT -- At 8:44 p.m., an 18-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of theft at a Main Street business.
FRIDAY, AUG. 16 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE -- At 12:19 a.m. on Susana Street, two men, 27 and 21, were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance. DRUGS -- A 32-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia at 1:08 a.m. at Monterey Avenue and Walnut Street. VANDALISM -- At 10:23 a.m., a 28-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of keying a vehicle at Arlington Way and Talbart Street. EMBEZZLEMENT -- Embezzlement was reported at 10:43 a.m. on Alhambra Way. FRAUD -- At 1:22 p.m., a caller on Rolling Ridge Way reported fraudulent activity on a bank account. PETTY THEFT -- Registration tags were reported stolen from a vehicle on Marie Avenue at 4 p.m.
SATURDAY, AUG. 17 VANDALISM -- It was reported at 1:14 a.m. that eggs were thrown at a house on Elderwood Drive from a moving vehicle. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 7:11 a.m. that a bicycle was stolen from a garage on Trailview Circle. BURGLARY -- At 9:20 a.m. a business storage shed on Tarantino Drive was reported burglarized. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 7:34 p.m. that an unlocked road bike was taken from a patio on Virginia Hills Drive.
SUNDAY, AUG. 18 PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 9:03 a.m. that the rear license plate of a vehicle on Fig Tree Lane was stolen. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported that a vehicle was stolen at 11:45 a.m. from Castro Street.
MONDAY, AUG. 19 PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported a man in a vehicle at 8:11 a.m. was taking mail out of a mailbox on Westaire Boulevard. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 11:24 a.m. that a vehicle was vandalized on Shadow Falls Drive. BURGLARY -- At 11:35 a.m., a caller at a business on Marina Vista reported abandoned stolen bagged items worth $300 left outside the business. FRAUD -- It was reported at 2:08 p.m. that an ATM card lost at an Alhambra Avenue business was used in San Francisco. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 3:34 p.m. from Waterfront Road. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 4:17 p.m. that a CD player, CDs, miscellaneous electronics and other items were taken from an unlocked vehicle on Pine Street. PETTY THEFT -- A caller on Shell Avenue reported at 6:26 p.m. that a license plate was stolen two weeks previously.
TUESDAY, AUG. 20 VANDALISM -- It was reported at 1:38 a.m. on Ferry Street that a brick was thrown at a vehicle, which was also keyed. FRAUD -- At 8:52 a.m., a caller on Fig Tree Lane reported that debit card information was stolen, resulting in fraudulent charges. BURGLARY -- At 2:14 p.m., a residence on Bush Street was reported burglarized, and a window was broken to gain entry. BURGLARY -- On Beechwood Drive at 2:26 p.m., it was reported that a cable modem and other computer items, worth about $250, were missing. BURGLARY -- On Escobar Street, a residential burglary was reported at 3:35 p.m. The screen of a bedroom window was pushed in and an antique Japanese sword worth $250 was stolen. FRAUD -- A caller on Pomona Avenue reported at 3:42 p.m. that personal identification was stolen and resulted in more than 41 fraudulent credit cards being opened.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21 SUSPICIOUS PERSON -- At 6:45 a.m., a 24-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance at a business at F Street and Alhambra Avenue. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 2:29 a.m. in a parking lot on Center Avenue. HIT-AND-RUN -- It was reported at 3:43 p.m. that the rear bumper of a vehicle was damaged in a parking lot on Main Street. VANDALISM -- On Park Glen, a caller reported at 5:49 p.m. that a hammer was thrown through a window of a vehicle.