The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, JUNE 12 VANDALISM -- Three incidents of overnight vandalism were reported, including at 7:26 a.m. on Trailview Circle in which a residence and vehicle were egged; at 8:19 a.m. when three vehicles were egged on Parkway Drive; and regarding residences on Village Oaks Drive at 9:05 a.m. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 9:15 a.m. that a puppy was stolen from a locked truck on Pine Street. PETTY THEFT -- At 11:02 a.m. a Kindle was stolen at an Alhambra Avenue business. PETTY THEFT -- A caller at a Main Street business reported at 11:14 a.m. that a customer pried open a jewelry case and stole $250 worth of merchandise. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported that a phone was stolen at a high school on E street at 12:37 p.m. PETTY THEFT -- At 6:18 p.m. on Muir Road, a caller reported that vehicle parts were stolen.
FRIDAY, JUNE 13 VEHICLE THEFT -- At 7:52 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from Alhambra Avenue. FRAUD -- At 11:16 a.m., a caller on Arnold Drive reported that a business account was fraudulently opened using a stolen Social Security number. PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported at 11:44 a.m. that $40 was stolen from a purse in a vehicle on Morello Heights Drive. FRAUD -- Two callers from F Street reported fraudulent credit card use, including one at 12:13 p.m., and another at 1:09 p.m. in which a Social Security number was used. BURGLARY -- At 2 p.m., the window of a vehicle on Muir Road was smashed and items were stolen. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 5:32 p.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Muir Road. VANDALISM -- The rear window of a vehicle on F Street was reported smashed at 10:04 p.m. DUI -- A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 10:19 p.m. on Highway 4.
SATURDAY, JUNE 14 BURGLARY -- At 8:49 a.m., a window of a vehicle on Center Avenue was broken, and a purse containing a driver's license, credit cards, a Social Security card and $40 in cash was stolen. FRAUD -- Several callers reported credit card fraud, including at 9 a.m. from Shady Glen, advising that $7,000 in charges were made; at 10:58 a.m. on Knollwood Drive regarding fraudulent accounts; at 12:34 p.m. on Blue Canyon Way for a fraudulent purchase in Kentucky; and at 2:31 p.m. on Woodridge Court about the fraudulent order of goods. HIT-AND-RUN -- A caller on Center Avenue reported at 4:48 p.m. that a vehicle hit a handicap scooter and knocked it down. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 5:15 p.m. that a vehicle with the keys inside was stolen from a parking lot on Alhambra Avenue. ASSAULT -- A caller reported that two people were in a fight on Alhambra Avenue at 6:48 p.m. and one was hit by a three-foot pipe. DUI -- A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 11:01 p.m. in the 100 block of West Green Street.
SUNDAY, JUNE 15 BURGLARY -- A large rock was reported thrown through the window of a vehicle on Bordeaux Court at 7:17 a.m. and an iPhone was stolen. VEHICLE THEFT -- At 10:03 a.m., an unlocked vehicle was reported stolen from Oak Manor Plaza. BURGLARY -- A caller on Likins Court reported at 10:25 a.m. that a car stereo was taken from an unlocked vehicle. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 10:34 a.m. that 10 to 12 mailboxes at the post office on Alhambra Avenue were broken into and mail was stolen. BURGLARY -- A caller on Lang Street reported at 6:22 p.m. that a residence was burglarized and ransacked. It was unknown if anything was missing. VANDALISM -- A caller from Berrellesa Street reported at 6:59 p.m. that sunflowers were destroyed and dumped into the garbage.
MONDAY, JUNE 16 PETTY THEFT -- A caller reported losing a wallet at an Alhambra Avenue business at 7:50 a.m., and an employee was subsequently captured on video using the credit card. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 12:54 p.m. that vehicle tabs and registration were stolen from a vehicle on Alhambra Avenue. FRAUD -- A caller at a business on Arnold Drive reported receiving a counterfeit bill at 1:52 p.m. PETTY THEFT -- A window of a vehicle at Ward and Willow streets was reported smashed at 2 p.m., and a laptop bag was stolen. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run vehicle was reported on Muir Road at 4:16 p.m. FRAUD -- At 5:06 p.m., a caller on F Street reported receiving three credit cards that were not applied for, and advised that charges had already been billed. The Social Security number had been fraudulently used.
TUESDAY, JUNE 17 ROBBERY -- A robbery was reported at 4:01 a.m. at a Main Street business. BURGLARY -- At 6:08 a.m., a locked vehicle was reported burglarized on Fountainhead Court. FRAUD -- A caller on Donegal Way reported at 7:26 p.m. an attempt to fraudulently open an account at a business. BURGLARY -- Alcohol and jewelry were reported stolen from a residence on Date Street at 7:37 p.m. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 8:29 p.m. at Alhambra Avenue and C Street.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18 GRAND THEFT -- At 4:36 p.m., a camera was reported stolen on North Court Street. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at the marina on Tarantino Drive at 8:26 p.m. PETTY THEFT -- A caller at a business on Arnold Drive reported at 9:30 p.m. that a woman and a juvenile were in custody on suspicion of petty theft. PETTY THEFT -- At 10:31 p.m., petty theft was reported at a business on Arnold Drive.