The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, DEC. 5 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE -- A 59-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine at 3:08 a.m. on Henrietta Street and Alhambra Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- Two bicycles valued at $700 to $750 were reported stolen from the back of a truck on Blue Ridge Drive at 9:02 a.m. VANDALISM -- At 2:23 p.m., a 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of rolling in the flowers of a yard Richardson Street. He also kicked a flower pot.
FRIDAY, DEC. 6 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 10:10 a.m. that a business on Center Avenue was burglarized during the night. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 5:03 p.m. that a man and a woman entered a business on Escobar Street for three consecutive nights and stole items. The incidents were captured on video. FRAUD -- A caller reported that a wallet was stolen from a vehicle on Howe Road at 11:08 p.m., and fraudulent activity was subsequently recorded on several credit cards. PETTY THEFT -- A 38-year-old-woman was arrested on suspicion of petty theft at 11:40 p.m. at an Arnold Drive business.
SATURDAY, DEC. 7 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 12:15 p.m. that a locked storage shed on Mill Road was burglarized. PETTY THEFT -- At 1:17 p.m., a stereo valued at $300 was reported taken from an unlocked vehicle on Bay View Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- A 37-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft at a business on Arnold Drive at 9:03 p.m.
SUNDAY, DEC. 8 PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 1:39 p.m. that a package valued at $80 was stolen from the front porch of a residence on Rolling Hill Way. PETTY THEFT -- At 1:46 p.m., an iPad was reported stolen from a vehicle on Haven Street. The caller tracked it via GPS to the area of Robinson and Berrellesa streets, and a 25-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of theft. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 4:38 p.m. that two women were in custody on suspicion of a fraudulent return of an item at a business on Arnold Drive. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 11:27 p.m. that a 44-year-old-woman was arrested on suspicion of stealing $75 worth of merchandise at a business on Arnold Drive.
MONDAY, DEC. 9 DUI -- A 65-year-old-man was arrested at 9:34 a.m. on Silverwood Drive on suspicion of driving under the influence. VEHICLE THEFT -- On Fig Tree Lane, a vehicle containing $1,000 worth of construction tools in the trunk was reported stolen at 10:35 a.m. DUI -- It was reported at 1:52 p.m. that a 26-year-old-woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Arnold Drive.
TUESDAY, DEC. 10 BURGLARY -- A caller reported at 10:18 a.m. that three doors of a business on Arnold Drive were tampered with. FRAUD -- At 11:05 a.m., a caller on Bundros Court reported receiving checks for a bank account that was fraudulently opened with the caller's Social Security number. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 4:42 p.m. from Arnold Drive. FRAUD -- A caller on Polson Circle reported at 5:01 p.m. that a credit card was fraudulently used in the amount of approximately $500.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 1:17 p.m. that a residence on Ashwood Drive was burglarized within the last five weeks. PETTY THEFT -- At 3:35 p.m., two packages were reported stolen from the porch of a residence on Warren Street. The incident was captured on video. PETTY THEFT -- A resident reported at 3:55 p.m. that a ring was stolen by a man at Arreba and Estudillo streets. PETTY THEFT -- A caller at Old Orchard and Mill roads reported at 8:51 p.m. that a business sign and a bicycle were stolen.