The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, OCT. 3 FRAUD -- It was reported to the police department on Henrietta Street at 3:32 p.m. that a debit card was fraudulently used. BURGLARY -- At 4:56 p.m., a residence on G Street was burglarized and firearms were stolen.
FRIDAY, OCT. 4 PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 3:30 p.m. that a purse was stolen from a vehicle at Pine Street and Vista Way. BURGLARY -- At 9:04 p.m., it was reported that the window of a vehicle on Arnold Drive was smashed and a saxophone was stolen. FRAUD -- A caller reported at 9:45 p.m. receiving a counterfeit $100 bill at a business on Arnold Drive.
SATURDAY, OCT. 5 DUI -- A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Benham Drive and Alhambra Avenue. FRAUD -- A caller on Degnan Drive reported fraudulent activity on a credit card at 8:59 a.m. BURGLARY -- A burglary was reported at 10:03 a.m. on Vineta Court. BURGLARY -- At 11:41 a.m., the lock of a vacant residence on Maywood Lane was reported broken. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 3:13 p.m. that sprinklers on Brodia Court were vandalized. BURGLARY -- On Merrithew Drive, it was reported at 7:46 p.m. that a window was damaged. A ladder used for entry to a second window was left behind, and several items were missing at the residence. HIT-AND-RUN -- At 10:36 p.m. a hit-and-run was reported on Castro Street.
SUNDAY, OCT. 6 BURGLARY -- At 6:48 a.m., a caller reported that the window of a vehicle on Judy Court was broken and the trunk was open. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 10:46 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Berrellesa Street. VANDALISM -- A window and mirror of a vehicle on Gilbert Lane were reported broken at 1:20 p.m. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 9:02 p.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Robinson Street.
MONDAY, OCT. 7 VANDALISM -- It was reported at 7:53 a.m. that storage building at a park on Center Avenue was broken into during the night. BURGLARY -- A caller reported at 8:14 a.m. that a classroom at a school on Alhambra Valley Road was burglarized during the weekend. VANDALISM -- A window at an apartment complex on Roanoke Drive was reported smashed at 8:37 a.m. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 10:26 a.m. on Pine Street. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 10:43 a.m. that a motorbike was stolen from the backyard of a residence on Sherree Drive. The lock to the gate was cut and the fence was bent. FRAUD -- At 11:55 a.m., a caller on Beech Street reported miscellaneous charges on a credit card account. VANDALISM -- On Shadow Falls Drive, it was reported at 1:35 p.m. that the rear tire of a vehicle was slashed. PETTY THEFT -- At 1:44 p.m., it was reported that a purse containing $200 was stolen from a business on Alhambra Avenue. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 2:22 p.m. on Center Avenue. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 2:56 p.m. on Spring Lake Drive. VANDALISM -- At 7:49 p.m., a tire was reported slashed on Arnold Drive.
TUESDAY, OCT. 8 MISCELLANEOUS DISTURBANCE -- At 5:59 a.m., a 35-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance on Ferry Street. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 7:34 a.m. that an unlocked vehicle on Augustine Drive was rummaged through and cash was taken. BURGLARY -- A caller on Ortega Drive reported at 7:48 a.m. that wallets, cell phones and a purse were stolen during the night. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 9:28 a.m. that a window of a vehicle on Alhambra Way was broken. A backpack and boots were stolen. PETTY THEFT -- At 10:51 a.m., a phone charger, two GPS and a laser measuring tool were reported taken from four unlocked vehicles on Vine Hill Way. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 12:15 p.m. at Pacheco Boulevard and Ulfinian Way. FRAUD -- At 3:51 p.m., a caller on Ward Street learned that someone else had been using his Social Security number when he tried to open a bank account. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 6:47 p.m. that two vehicles were burglarized on Augustine Drive. A bag of tools and a watch were stolen.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9 GRAND THEFT -- It was reported at 9:37 a.m. that electronics were stolen and approximately $20,000 in damage was done at a business on Muir Road. HIT-AND-RUN -- Hit-and-run accidents were reported at 3:29 p.m. and at 3:56 p.m. on Alhambra Avenue. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 5:24 p.m. that the rear window of a vehicle on Muir Road was smashed. BURGLARY -- At 5:30 p.m., it was reported that the back window of a vehicle on Muir Road was broken. A bag with medical supplies and a GPS were stolen. BURGLARY -- A tool kit was stolen from a locked vehicle on Augustine Drive at 5:55 p.m. PETTY THEFT -- At 7:16 p.m., a caller on St Mary's Street reported theft of gasoline from a truck. ASSAULT -- An assault was reported at 8:38 p.m. at a business on Escobar Street.