The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, AUG. 29 BURGLARY -- At 5:31 a.m., a caller reported that a wall at an apartment complex on Alhambra Way appeared to have been broken away or cut into. And at 8:04 a.m., a caller from the same location reported that entry was gained to the office sometime during the night via a window and by breaking through a wall. Keys for the entire complex were missing. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 7:54 a.m. that the rear window of a vehicle on Roseann Drive was smashed. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 9:42 a.m. from Pacheco Boulevard. PETTY THEFT -- A 24-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of theft at a store on Arnold Drive at 1:40 p.m. DUI -- A 54-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 7:02 p.m. on Morello Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- On Center Avenue, it was reported at 8:06 p.m. that a diner left a restaurant without paying.
FRIDAY, AUG. 30 DUI -- A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 2:43 a.m. at Alhambra Avenue and Franklin Canyon Road. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 9:57 a.m. at Castro Street and Marina Vista. HIT-AND-RUN -- At 10:20 p.m., a hit-and-run was reported at Morello Avenue and Pacheco Boulevard.
SATURDAY, AUG. 31 FRAUD -- It was reported at 12:39 a.m. that a credit card lost at an Arnold Drive business was used fraudulently at various locations in Martinez. BURGLARY -- A vehicle burglary was reported at 8:34 a.m. on Talbart Street. PETTY THEFT -- Theft from an unlocked vehicle was reported at 9:22 a.m. on Escobar Street. PETTY THEFT -- At 9:35 a.m., it was reported that a man rummaged through a vehicle on Dineen Street during the night, and checks were stolen. BURGLARY -- At 1:21 p.m., an apartment on Alhambra Way was reported ransacked. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen from Brown Street at 4:04 p.m. BURGLARY -- A caller advised at 4:45 p.m. that a neighbor reported a residence burglarized on Dale Road. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 8:54 p.m. that a man was seen stealing merchandise from an Arnold Drive business.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 1 HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 2:44 a.m. on Alhambra Avenue. BURGLARY -- A caller reported at 8:55 a.m. that a residence on Scenic Avenue was burglarized. BURGLARY -- At 10:16 a.m., a burglary was reported on Euclid Avenue. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 11:29 a.m. that a vehicle was burglarized on Raap Avenue and an inverter, FasTrak and a gym bag containing clothing and other miscellaneous items were stolen. GRAND THEFT -- On Greenridge Court at 3:18 p.m., a caller reported that a home safe bolted to a wall containing cash and a handgun was stolen. BURGLARY -- A vehicle was reported burglarized on J Street at 5:20 p.m.
MONDAY, SEPT. 2 BURGLARY -- A caller on Arroyo Drive reported at 8:28 a.m. that an unlocked vehicle was rummaged through. Insurance and registration documents and other small items were stolen. DUI -- A 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 10:02 a.m. on Sentinel Drive. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 10:49 a.m. from Fountainhead Court. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 2:01 p.m. that five guns and jewelry were stolen from a residence on Canyon Way. Entry was forced through the side door leading to the garage. BURGLARY -- Items in the console of a vehicle on Walnut Avenue were reported stolen at 6:45 p.m.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 3 FRAUD -- At 1:07 p.m., it was reported that two people passed a fraudulent check at a Main Street business. PETTY THEFT -- A theft was reported at 5:22 p.m. from an unlocked vehicle on Sage Drive. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 9:19 p.m. on Harbor View Drive.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4 HIT-AND-RUN -- At Sabral Circle and D Street, a hit-and-run was reported at 2:23 p.m. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 6:23 p.m. that a package containing a camera was stolen from the front porch of a residence on Valley Avenue.