The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, AUG 22 FRAUD -- At 11:38 a.m., a debit card was reported stolen, and a fraudulent purchase of $501.89 was made at a business on Alhambra Avenue. HIT-AND-RUN -- A truck was reported hit by a motor home on Arnold Drive at 1:21 p.m. FRAUD -- Unauthorized use of personal identification information was reported at 1:53 p.m. at an Arnold Drive business. VANDALISM -- At 2:47 p.m., a caller on West Green Street reported dents, scratches, a broken mirror and windshield cracks on a vehicle. BURGLARY -- At 4:10 p.m., a vehicle was reported burglarized on Costanza Drive. VANDALISM -- On Muir Road, a caller reported at 4:48 p.m. that a vehicle was set on fire.
FRIDAY, AUG. 23 GRAND THEFT -- It was reported at 6:57 a.m. that $1,000 was stolen from a residence on Banbury Loop. HIT-AND-RUN -- A caller reported at 7:50 p.m. that a vehicle was hit on Midhill Road.
SATURDAY, AUG. 24 HIT-AND-RUN -- At 2:52 a.m., a caller reported that a vehicle backed into another vehicle in a parking lot on Muir Road. GRAND THEFT -- On Arnold Drive, a caller reported at 9:09 a.m. losing $18,200 in an online dating scam. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 2:24 p.m. that a vehicle was keyed on Eastgate Lane. BURGLARY -- A caller reported at 3:44 p.m. that the door of a residence on Costanza Drive was kicked in. The office area was ransacked and a fanny pack containing a cellphone, identification and credit cards was stolen. BURGLARY -- At 7:22 p.m., a caller reported that a stereo worth $500 was stolen from a vehicle on Roanoke Drive. A screwdriver was used to open the vehicle door.
SUNDAY, AUG. 25 VEHICLE THEFT -- At 12:26 p.m., a vehicle was reported stolen at Pine Street and Westview Court. VEHICLE THEFT -- A caller reported at 1:12 p.m. that a vehicle parked at the marina on Tarantino Drive was stolen. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 7:46 p.m. that a machine worth $500 was stolen from the front porch of a residence on Brady Street.
MONDAY, AUG. 26 fraud -- On Holiday Hills Drive at 12:02 p.m., a caller reported three fraudulent charges and a bank account that was fraudulently opened. fraud -- A caller on reported unauthorized charges with a debit card at 3:06 p.m. on Vine Hill Way. fraud -- On Kelly Avenue at 4:20 p.m., $205 worth of fraudulent charges on a credit card were reported. fire -- At 5:55 p.m., a caller reported a car fire on Alhambra Avenue.
TUESDAY, AUG. 27 VANDALISM -- A caller on Waverly Road reported at 8:28 a.m. that a vehicle was egged. PETTY THEFT -- On Muir Road, it was reported at 10:48 a.m. that a watch was stolen. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 5:07 p.m. that three young women were seen damaging property at an Arnold Drive business. HIT-AND-RUN -- At 7:38 p.m., a hit-and-run was reported on Alhambra Avenue.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 7:56 a.m. that the window of a vehicle on Alhambra Avenue was broken, and golf items were stolen. GRAND THEFT -- At 12:20 p.m., theft of golf clubs valued at $1,000 to $1,500 was reported on Rolling Hill Way. VEHICLE THEFT -- A caller on Castro Street reported a vehicle was stolen at 3:42 p.m. BURGLARY -- At 6:22 p.m., a window of a vehicle on Main Street was reported broken. BURGLARY -- A backpack and clothing were reported stolen from a vehicle on Alhambra Avenue at 7:51 p.m.