The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, AUG. 21 ARREST -- At 12:03 a.m. on Shell Avenue, a 23-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance. FRAUD -- At 8:24 a.m., a caller on Yale Street reported receiving a telephone call from a person pretending to be from the IRS requesting money. PETTY THEFT -- A petty theft was reported at 8:52 a.m. on Talbart Street. petty theft -- Two women, 33 and 29, were cited on suspicion of petty theft at 10:21 a.m. at a business on Arnold Drive. petty theft -- At 2:09 p.m. it was reported that a man stole $100 worth of merchandise from a business on Arnold Drive. petty theft -- At 5:19 p.m., golf clubs, bicycle, CDs and miscellaneous items were reported stolen from a garage on Augustine Drive when the garage door was left open during the night. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 11:58 a.m. that feces were thrown at a vehicle on Marina Vista. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 5:31 p.m. from Muir Road.
FRIDAY, AUG. 22 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 7:25 a.m. that a work vehicle was burglarized on Holiday Hills Drive. PETTY THEFT -- At 6:09 p.m., a 21-year-old-woman was arrested on suspicion of petty theft at an Arnold Drive business.
SATURDAY, AUG. 23 MISCELLANEOUS DISTURBANCE -- A 21-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia at 9:53 a.m. on Center Avenue. VANDALISM -- Two vehicles were reported keyed at 10:58 a.m. on Center Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 2:43 p.m. that a 27-year-old-woman was arrested on suspicion of theft of DVDs at a business on Arnold Drive.
SUNDAY, AUG. 24 DUI -- At 2:35 a.m., a 34-year-old-woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Morello Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 8:20 a.m. that both license plates of a vehicle on Francis Drive were stolen. BURGLARY -- An unlocked vehicle on Sterling Drive was reported burglarized at 9:03 a.m. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 11:08 a.m. that a mailbox was knocked off its base on Alhambra Avenue. FRAUD -- On Center Avenue at 5:34 p.m., a woman purchased merchandise with a stolen credit card in the amounts of $143.01 and $43.90. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 10:54 p.m. that the front door of a residence on Orchard View Avenue was found unlocked and items were missing.
MONDAY, AUG. 25 BURGLARY -- It was reported at 1:57 p.m. that the lock of a shed at the marina on Tarantino Drive was removed. FRAUD -- At 2:05 p.m., a caller reported that someone took $640 from her account after she used an ATM on Arnold Drive. FRAUD -- A caller from Morello Heights Circle reported at 3:59 p.m. that after depositing a check, it was determined the check was fraudulent.
TUESDAY, AUG. 26 VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 2:22 a.m. that a 21-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft at Franklin Canyon Road and Alhambra Avenue. vehicle theft -- A vehicle was reported stolen from Pacheco Boulevard at 12:28 p.m. BURGLARY -- It was reported at 5:37 a.m. that the ignition column of an unlocked vehicle on Pine Street was damaged. Registration and insurance documents and other miscellaneous items were taken. burglary -- At 8:44 p.m., a caller from Alhambra Avenue reported that a vehicle was broken into through a passenger window. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES -- At 10:45 a.m., a 21-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of trespass at an Arnold Drive business, and a 23-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of petty theft. PETTY THEFT -- It was reported at 2:09 p.m. that a laptop was stolen on F Street. petty theft -- Mail was reported stolen from a residence on Vine Hill Way at 4:39 p.m. petty theft -- At 2:11 p.m., a business on Arnold Drive reported the theft of $440 worth of merchandise.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27 VANDALISM -- It was reported at 2:52 a.m. that the bocce ball courts at North Court Street and Joe DiMaggio Drive were vandalized. FRAUD -- At 10:39 a.m., a caller on Raap Avenue reported that someone opened an unemployment account using the caller's personal identification.