The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, NOV. 14 ATTEMPTED THEFT -- At 2:18 a.m., it was reported that two men were seen trying to break into the passenger side of a vehicle that was parked on Silverstone Court, and then fled the scene. And, a resident on Morello Avenue reported seeing a man holding an Iron Man mask walk up a driveway and try open a car door around 7:55 a.m. EXPOSURE -- A caller reported seeing a naked man wandering around an apartment complex at 9:50 a.m. on Arnold Drive.
FRIDAY, NOV. 15 DRUGS -- A man was arrested around 11:15 a.m. on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, and being under the influence after police responded to a call about two men who were singing loudly in a driveway on Center Avenue. TRESPASSING -- At 11:53 a.m., a caller told police that a couple was sitting on the porch, smoking and refusing to leave a vacant Brown Street property. THEFT -- Someone reported that an iPhone had been stolen the at 2:30 p.m. previous day on Alhambra Avenue. FIRE -- It was reported that an overturned vehicle was on fire at 4:52 p.m. at Fig Tree Lane and Hidden Creek Court. ATTEMPTED BURGLARY -- At 5:16 p.m., it was reported that someone tried to enter the front door of a home on McMahon Court. VANDALISM -- A caller reported that three juveniles threw eggs at a vehicle at 10:43 p.m. at Berrellesa and Robinson streets.
SATURDAY, NOV. 16 DUI -- Police arrested a woman at 1:51 a.m. on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol after her vehicle struck a car on Pine Street. ACCIDENT -- At 4:09 p.m., it was reported that the driver of a vehicle struck a cyclist at Marina Vista and Interstate 680. It was unknown whether the victim required medical attention. PRANK -- At 9:07 p.m., two dozen juveniles were seen running through the Arlington Way neighborhood carrying rolls of toilet paper and flashlights. And at 9:57 p.m., a Toulouse Way resident reported her car had been egged the previous night. ASSAULT -- A woman called police at 11:57 p.m. to report she had been assaulted on Escobar Street.
SUNDAY, NOV. 17 DRUGS -- Police arrested a man at 7:56 a.m. at Estudillo and Green streets on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance. DISTURBANCE -- A man and woman were seen rummaging through garbage and creating a mess at 5:04 p.m. on Berrellesa Street.
MONDAY, NOV. 18 BURGLARY -- At 9:48 a.m., a Silva Court resident reported seeing an unknown vehicle in the driveway and then discovered someone had broken the home's rear sliding door. Nothing was reported stolen. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE -- A caller reported at 2:45 p.m. seeing men carrying furniture and climbing over a fence at Chelsea Drive and Alhambra Valley Road. TRESPASSING -- A man was spotted on the roof of a home on Pine Street, and then jumped off. Meanwhile, at 7:56 p.m., a Boynton Avenue resident reported seeing someone in her backyard. MISSING MAIL -- At 9:43 p.m., an Alhambra Way resident reported that mail was being stolen and neighbors' mail was showing up in his mailbox. STOWAWAY -- A caller reported that a man was carrying a bottle of liquor and smoking on an Amtrak train. He was refusing to leave at the Martinez station, and was hiding on the train.
TUESDAY, NOV. 19 COMMERCIAL CRIME -- A caller reported seeing four men stealing items and putting them into black garbage bags at 6:57 a.m. at a business on Howe Road. The caller approached them and they fled the area, leaving some bags behind. GRAND THEFT -- On Marina Vista, it was reported at 10:04 a.m. that a safe was stolen. SIGHTING -- At 2:15 p.m., a caller reported seeing a bobcat in the open space area at Morello Avenue and Chilpancingo Park. THEFT FROM AUTO -- It was reported that a backpack containing an iPad, two cell phones and credit cards was stolen from a vehicle on Morello Avenue.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE -- A caller reported seeing a man at 3:09 p.m. using a slim jim to get into a vehicle in a parking lot on Pine Street. THEFT FROM AUTO -- It was reported that someone broke into a vehicle in a parking lot on Arnold Drive and stole medication, books and a radio. The estimated value is $200.