The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, NOV. 28 FRAUD -- At 8:53 a.m., a caller on Escobar Street reported that funds were fraudulently withdrawn from a checking and savings account. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 10:51 a.m. that a man was seen taking merchandise from a store on Alhambra Avenue, and fled in a vehicle. VEHICLE THEFT -- A caller on Estudillo Street reported that a vehicle was stolen at 11:43 a.m. from Brookside Drive. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 9:14 p.m. that a bicycle was stolen from Morello Avenue.
FRIDAY, NOV. 29 GRAND THEFT -- A caller reported at 12:25 p.m. that parts of a motorcycle parked on Estudillo Street were stolen. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 3:01 p.m. that several items were stolen from a residence on Fuschia Court. GRAND THEFT -- At 3:27 p.m., a television and $900 worth of fake $100 bills were stolen from a business on Arnold Drive. The suspect fled in a vehicle with dealer plates with two other men. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 9:33 p.m. that a Nintendo game and a backpack were stolen from a vehicle on Susana Street.
SATURDAY, NOV. 30 VANDALISM -- At 1:20 p.m., it was reported the tires of a vehicle on Harbor View Drive were slashed. PETTY THEFT -- On Castro Street, a caller reported at 1:39 p.m. that a saw was taken from the front porch of a residence. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 3:59 p.m. that a package worth $70 was taken from the porch of a residence on Crestview Avenue. RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY -- It was reported at 4:28 p.m. that entry to a residence on Susana Street was gained through a bathroom window. It was unknown if anything was stolen.
SUNDAY, DEC. 1 ROBBERY -- At 7:22 a.m., a caller on Alhambra Avenue reported being robbed at a hospital on Alhambra Avenue the previous night. His pants were removed and money was missing. FRAUD -- It was reported by a caller on Pinon Drive at 10:06 a.m. that a credit card account was fraudulently used to purchase an iPad on the Internet. GRAND THEFT -- A grand theft was reported at 1:02 p.m. on Center Avenue, and an arrest was made. PETTY THEFT -- Theft of cigarettes was reported at 5:33 p.m. at an Arnold Drive business. A man jumped over the counter and grabbed them and fled with two other men. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 7:12 p.m. that a wallet containing $200 in cash and debit cards was stolen from an Alhambra Way residence.
MONDAY, DEC. 2 PETTY THEFT -- A 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft of two cases of water at a business on Alhambra Avenue at 12:29 a.m. VANDALISM -- At 9:28 a.m., a vehicle on Yale Street was reported keyed on the passenger side door. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 11:39 a.m. from Shell Avenue. TRESPASS -- A homeowner on Alhambra Avenue reported at 11:44 a.m. that a man was sleeping in the garage. The man gained access via an open garage door and previously was told to leave. VANDALISM -- Spray painting was reported at 3:06 p.m. on Fountainhead Court. PETTY THEFT -- At 4:25 p.m., a petty theft was reported at a business on Arnold Drive and an individual was detained. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 5:43 p.m. that a vehicle was keyed in a parking lot on Center Avenue after a verbal dispute over a parking space. The damage was discovered after the caller returned to the vehicle after shopping.
TUESDAY, DEC. 3 PETTY THEFT -- At 12:44 a.m., a backpack containing medication, clothes and a cell phone was reported stolen from the bed of a pickup truck. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 6:18 a.m. that a vehicle was burglarized on Alhambra Avenue. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 8 a.m. from Brown Street. GRAND THEFT -- It was reported at 9:13 a.m. that an irrigation trailer valued at $3,000 to $$5,000 was stolen at a park on Center Avenue. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 10:57 a.m. on Ricks Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- On Arnold Drive, it was reported at 11:27 a.m. that a purse was stolen from a shopping cart while unloading items into a vehicle. PETTY THEFT -- At 12:17 p.m., a wallet and other items were reported stolen from a vehicle on Arnold Drive. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 1:21 p.m. from Court Street. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 2:41 p.m. that a calendar was stolen from a mailbox on Vista Way. When the caller confronted the woman, she returned the calendar stating she was picking up mail for a friend. VANDALISM -- Graffiti was reported on two buildings on Fountainhead Court at 4:45 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4 VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 12:18 a.m. from Morello Avenue. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 10:40 p.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Arnold Drive. PETTY THEFT -- On Boynton Avenue, it was reported at 1:07 p.m. that wires were cut and a bicycle worth $150 was stolen. FRAUD -- At 1:26 p.m., a caller reported that a man attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at a business on Arnold Drive.