The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, OCT. 10 PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 8:59 a.m. that a GPS was stolen from a vehicle on Eastgate Lane. PETTY THEFT -- At 11:32 a.m., miscellaneous items of no value were taken from an unlocked vehicle on Augustine Drive. A bucket and a satchel containing a 25-foot metal tape measure were found near the vehicle. PETTY THEFT -- A caller on Howe Road reported at 12:48 p.m. that a wallet was taken and credit cards were fraudulently used. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 12:59 p.m. that a bag of coins totaling $20 was taken from an unlocked vehicle on Pebble Creek Court.
FRIDAY, OCT. 11 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 4:07 a.m. that a business on Arnold Drive was broken into, with glass on the floor and a damaged, gated area. FRAUD -- A caller from Berrellesa Street reported at 12:15 p.m. that after ordering a credit report, she discovered that unknown individuals have used her personal information, including her Social Security number, on numerous accounts. PETTY THEFT -- A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft and harassing customers at a business on Alhambra Avenue at 10:08 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCT. 12 BURGLARY -- At 7:37 a.m., a vehicle was broken into on Center Avenue, but it was unknown if anything was missing. FRAUD -- A caller on Arnold Drive reported at 1:07 p.m. that a credit card was fraudulently used at a business. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 6:48 p.m. that cowboy boots valued at $400 were stolen on Berrellesa Street.
SUNDAY, OCT. 13 ASSAULT -- At 12:23 a.m., an assault was reported at a cemetery on Carquinez Scenic Drive. DUI -- A 51-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Alhambra Avenue and Green Street at 1 a.m. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 3:04 p.m. that a bicycle was stolen on Holiday Hills Drive.
MONDAY, OCT. 14 VANDALISM -- At 5:13 a.m., a bottle was thrown at a driver of a vehicle at North Court Street and Tarantino Drive. found property -- A man reported at 9:47 p.m. that while at a business on Arnold Drive, a box of paperwork was found in the back of his truck, with I.D.s, checks and other personal information that did not belong to him.
TUESDAY, OCT. 15 FRAUD -- It was reported at 11:16 a.m. that altered checks were cashed at a business on Center Avenue resulting in a loss of $1,256. VANDALISM -- A caller on Alhambra Avenue reported at 2:15 p.m. that the door of a vehicle at a business was bent and kicked. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 2:26 p.m. that a customer at a business on Pacheco Boulevard refused to pay for services rendered. GRAND THEFT -- Two rings with an approximate value of $40,000 were reported stolen at 3:50 p.m. from a residence on Harbor View Drive. VANDALISM -- At 4:28 p.m., a fence was reported kicked down on Berrellesa Street. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 7:04 p.m. on Henrietta Street. ROBBERY -- At 7:54 p.m., it was reported that a man at a business on Arnold Drive was robbed by two men, one armed with a knife, and the other one armed with a gun. They stole a watch and jewelry and fled the scene on foot.