The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, SEPT 26 VANDALISM -- At 7:35 a.m., a vehicle was reported vandalized on Walnut Avenue. VANDALISM -- A vehicle on Walnut Avenue was reported keyed at 7:37 a.m. GRAND THEFT -- It was reported at 10:06 a.m. that court reporting equipment was missing on Alhambra Avenue. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 11:15 a.m. from Alhambra Avenue.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 27 DUI -- At 12:19 a.m., an 18-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at Morello Avenue and Vine Hill Way. VEHICLE THEFT -- A taxi cab was reported stolen at 9:56 a.m. from Alhambra Avenue. FORGERY -- At 12:29 p.m., a fraudulent check was reported cashed at a business on Kingston Avenue. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 3:08 p.m. from E Street and Elmquist Court.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 28 STOLEN PROPERTY -- At 2:11 a.m., a 20-year-old-man was arrested on Arnold Drive on suspicion of knowingly receiving stolen property. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 12:50 p.m. from Arnold Drive and Morello Avenue. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 8:46 p.m. at Highway 4 and Pine Street.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 29 BURGLARY -- On Alhambra Way at 2:32 p.m., a storage unit was burglarized at an apartment complex. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 3:18 p.m. that a vehicle was vandalized on Berrellesa Street. BURGLARY -- A caller reported at 5:53 p.m. that a fence was knocked down and a shed on Trinity Place was broken into.
MONDAY, SEPT. 30 FRAUD -- Fraud was reported at 11:08 a.m. on Begonia Court. FRAUD -- A caller on Morello Avenue reported at 2:27 p.m. receiving a call from someone impersonating a family member, and $2,000 was subsequently sent to the Philippines. FRAUD -- A caller on Arana Drive reported at 7:30 p.m. discovering fraudulent charges on a bank statement.
TUESDAY, OCT. 1 PETTY THEFT -- At 2:13 p.m., a rear license plate was reported stolen from a vehicle on Walnut Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 2:30 p.m. that documentation and work identification was taken from an unlocked vehicle on Ridgewood Drive. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 4:19 p.m. that documentation, GPS, coins, a knife and garage door opener were taken from an unlocked vehicle on Sunhill Court. VEHICLE THEFT -- A caller reported at 7:03 p.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Arnold Drive.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2 FRAUD -- At 11:41 a.m., a caller on Vine Hill Way reported a fraud of $416. FRAUD -- On Gilbert Lane, fraud was reported at 12:16 p.m. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 2:01 p.m. at a business on Alhambra Avenue. VEHICLE THEFT -- A caller reported at 2:33 p.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Sunhill Lane.