The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:
THURSDAY, OCT. 25 TRESPASS -- At 10:09 a.m., an iron stake was found in the backyard of a residence on Arlington Way. FRAUD -- A caller on Vista Way reported an unauthorized charge on a bank account at 10:38 a.m. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 1:45 p.m. from Buena Vida Court. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 7:11 p.m. that a vacant residence on Heavenly Drive was vandalized.
FRIDAY, OCT. 26 DUI -- A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 1:23 a.m. on Kelly Avenue. BURGLARY -- At 8:05 a.m., a wallet containing $15 in cash, credit cards and a driver's license was reported stolen from a locked vehicle at an apartment complex parking lot on Arnold Drive. VANDALISM -- A caller reported at 4:18 p.m. that a man was seen writing on doors. When confronted he drove away and knocked down a tree on Flora Street. ROBBERY -- At 10:45 p.m., it was reported that two men robbed a business on Main Street, demanding money and threatening the clerk with pepper spray and a knife.
SATURDAY, OCT. 27 BURGLARY -- A residential burglary was reported at 9:03 a.m. when a the rear door and side window of a residence on Colton Place were found opened. VANDALISM -- It was reported at 10:48 a.m. eggs were throw at the front of a residence on Village Oaks Drive.
SUNDAY, OCT. 28 DUI -- At Alhambra Avenue and Richardson Street, a 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 2:35 a.m. VANDALISM -- At 10:33 a.m., vandalism was reported on Howe Road. FRAUD -- It was reported on Hull Lane at 3 p.m. that credit cards and a Social Security number were utilized resulting in $6,000 in fraudulent charges. ASSAULT -- At 10:05 p.m., it was reported that a woman on Foster Street was hit on the head with a brick. HIT-AND-RUN -- On Yale Street at 11:42 p.m., a hit-and-run was reported.
MONDAY, OCT. 29 VANDALISM -- At 9:04 a.m., it was reported that three windows were broken at a school on F Street. VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 4:17 p.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Mellus Street. VANDALISM -- On Alhambra Avenue, it was reported at 5:29 p.m. that a tire was slashed.
TUESDAY, OCT. 30 HIT-AND-RUN -- At 9:37 a.m., a hit-and-run was reported at a business on Center Avenue. VANDALISM -- A headlight was reported damaged at 11:48 a.m. in a parking lot on Muir Road. HIT-AND-RUN -- At 4:12 p.m., a hit-and-run was reported in a parking lot on Arnold Drive.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31 PETTY THEFT -- At 9:10 a.m., a caller reported that recycling items were taken from a business on Pacheco Boulevard. BURGLARY -- On Corte Poquita, it was reported at 9:22 a.m. that a vehicle was tampered with and the hood scratched. ASSAULT -- An assault was reported at 9:30 a.m. at Pine Street and Kingston Avenue. FRAUD -- A caller on Milden Road reported at 10:20 a.m. that a credit card was fraudulently used for $100. HIT-AND-RUN -- A hit-and-run was reported at 1:15 p.m. at Muir Station Road and Center Avenue. ASSAULT -- An assault was reported at 2:07 p.m. on Grandview Avenue. BURGLARY -- On Pine Street, a caller reported damage to the front door of a residence at 9:24 p.m.