The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, DEC. 19 PETTY THEFT -- At 5:43 a.m., the window of a vehicle on Alhambra Avenue was reported broken. It was unknown if anything was taken. BURGLARY -- A caller on Olympic Court reported at 8:03 a.m. that a vehicle was burglarized. BURGLARY -- At 8:19 a.m. a caller reported a burglary on Sunhill Lane. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 9:19 a.m. that a residence was burglarized on Eastwoodbury Lane. BURGLARY -- At 11:02 a.m., a vehicle was burglarized on Holiday Hills Drive and loose change was stolen. BURGLARY -- A caller on Windwood Court reported at 11:05 a.m. that a driver's license, a work card, a debit card and credit cards were taken from two unlocked vehicles. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 12:11 p.m. that a vehicle was burglarized on Mono Drive. A backpack and laptop were stolen. BURGLARY -- At 1:23 p.m., a garage door remote was taken from a vehicle on Eastwoodbury Lane. A duffle bag was stolen but recovered nearby. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE -- At 9:28 p.m., a 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance at a business on Alhambra Avenue.
FRIDAY, DEC. 20 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 11:30 a.m. that a vehicle on Hull Lane was burglarized. A wallet, cell phone and debit card were stolen and used at various businesses. VEHICLE THEFT -- At 4:05 p.m. a vehicle was reported stolen from Pine Street.
SATURDAY, DEC. 21 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 5:40 a.m. that the lock to a boat at the marina on Tarantino Drive was broken and fishing rods, a tackle box and a toolbox were stolen. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 4:19 p.m. that a vehicle was burglarized on Heatherleaf Lane.
SUNDAY, DEC. 22 DUI -- A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 2:26 a.m. at Muir Road and Morello Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- At 8:19 a.m. on Center Avenue, a delivered package worth $700 was reported stolen from a residence. n PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 3:18 p.m. that mail and a package was taken from a residence on Ashwood Drive. Some items were recovered from the street and returned by a resident. PETTY THEFT -- At 7:22 p.m., it was reported that four teenagers were seen stealing Christmas light ornaments from a Main Street business.
MONDAY, DEC. 23 FRAUD -- At 9:04 a.m., a caller on Alhambra Way reported being contacted by a business that someone was attempting to order $500 worth of gift cards to be sent to an address on Estudillo Street. They were successful in ordering jewelry to be sent to the same location. VANDALISM -- A caller reported at 10:48 a.m. that a vehicle on Morello Avenue was keyed. FRAUD -- At 11:46 a.m., a caller on Pine Street reported that a fraudulent check was cashed. ROBBERY -- It was reported at 2:49 p.m. that a man stole a stereo from a woman in a parking lot on Arnold Drive. ASSAULT -- A 50-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault at 4:09 p.m. on Main Street. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 5:02 p.m. that the window of a vehicle on Virginia Hills Drive was broken. PETTY THEFT -- At 5:35 p.m., a wallet and a cell phone were reported stolen from a shopping cart at an Arnold Drive business. VANDALISM -- On Fountainhead Court, it was reported a screen door was pulled off at the hinges at 6:21 p.m.
TUESDAY, DEC. 24 VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 7:04 a.m. from a parking lot on Alhambra Avenue. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 5:08 p.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Center Avenue.