Martinez Police blotter for Jun 1-15, 2019

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On June 1st at 1:39 am, Officer Montano contacted a 46-year-old man at Pacheco Boulevard and Falling Star Drive. The man was arrested for a misdemeanor warrant and booked into MDF. Case# 19-1505.

At 3:45 am, officers responded to the 1200 block of Pine Street for a report of smoke and a fire alarm sounding from an apartment. Corporal Mayberry arrived on scene and located the source of the alarm and smoke coming from an apartment. A person was heard inside. Corporal Mayberry forced the door open fearing that the person inside was in immediate danger. He entered the smoke filled apartment and got the resident out. The fire department arrived and found a pan on the stove that was burning. Case# 19-1506.

At 2:45 pm, Officer Lucido responded to 895 Howe Road for a report of a stolen car. The white 1998 Dodge Ram truck was taken at approximately 5:40 am. The investigation is continuing, case# 19-1508.

At 9:09 pm, Officer Montano stopped a vehicle on Oakwood Circle and the driver displayed objective symptoms of intoxication. The man was arrested for driving under the influence and an outstanding warrant. He was processed at the station, cite released for the warrant, then released to a sober adult. Case# 19-1510.

On June 2nd at 12:56 am, Corporal Mayberry stopped a vehicle on Alhambra Way, and the driver displayed objective symptoms of intoxication. The man was arrested for driving under the influence and booked into MDF. Case# 19-1514.

On June 3rd at 12:29 am, Corporal Mayberry stopped a vehicle in the 800 block of Berrellesa Street for vehicle code violations. A consent search was conducted and the man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. He was released from the scene. Case# 19-1517.

At 7:29 pm, Officer Ramos contacted a male at Walmart. The man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Case# 19-1526.

On June 4th at 12:13 pm, Officer Miller arrested a woman for a warrant at the Muir Lodge. Case# 19-1528.

At 1:53 pm, Officer Lincoln arrested a woman for a warrant at Amtrak. Case# 19-1529.

At 4:39 pm, Officer Lincoln responded to Safeway (downtown) for the theft of alcohol. He arrested the man for the theft and probation violation. Case# 19-1531.

At 6:51 pm, Officer Ramos, in response to a vehicle blocking the roadway in the 600 block of Blue Ridge Drive, contacted and arrested a man for a warrant. Case# 19-1532.

At 11:30 hours, Officer Espinoza responded to a solo vehicle collision in the 2500 block of Alhambra Avenue. The male driver was arrested for DUI. Case# 19-1533.

On June 5th at 1:25 am, Officer Breinig, in response to an alarm in the 100 block of Elm Street, contacted and arrested a man for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Case# 19-1534.

At 5:01 am, Officer Ramos took a stolen vehicle report from a resident in the 1400 block of Windwood Court. Case# 19-1535.

At 8:03 am, Corporal Baillie responded to a residence in the 1800 block of Menesini Place for an unknown woman sleeping in the resident’s vehicle. The woman became combative upon contact with Corporal Baillie. She was arrested for obstructing/resisting an officer. Case# 19-1536.

At 8:10 pm, officers responded to the high school for a physical altercation in the parking. The altercation appeared to be over, but soon started again in various areas. Officer Breinig attempted to contact one of the involved parties, but he fled on foot. Officer Breinig chased the subject and another involved party started to chase after Officer Breinig. Officer Breinig detained that subject, in which the crowd gathered and started to advance on Officer Ramos. One of the male members in the crowd was extremely agitated and ultimately arrested for obstructing/resisting an officer. Case# 19-1542.

On June 6th at 6:45 am, Corporal Schnabel took a window smash auto burglary report at the John Muir Inn. Taken from the vehicle was a specialty tool for pipeline work. Case# 19-1546.

At 8:02 am, Officer Winslett took a stolen vehicle report on Farm Lane. Case# 19-1547.

At 9:17 am, Officer Voyvodich took a theft from a vehicle report from a resident in the 2300 block of Harbor View Drive. The items take were later advertised on Offer Up sales web site. Arrangements were made to purchase the items and a local man was ultimately arrested for possession of the stolen items. Case# 19-1549.

At 3:50 pm, Officer Winslett observed a man throwing items into the back of a vehicle in front of Home Depot. He stopped the vehicle and detained two men. The items were determined to be stolen from Home Depot. The two men were arrested. Case# 19-1555.

At 11:43 pm, Sergeant Muncher heard a vehicle collision in the area of Berrellesa Street, near A Street. It was determined that an unknown vehicle struck a female pedestrian. The vehicle fled the area and was not located. The female was transported to John Muir Medical Center. Case# 19-1558.

On June 7th at 11:12 am, Officer Buda was on patrol and contacted a 32-year-old man from Concord in the parking area of 1185 Arnold Dr. (McDonalds). The man had a misdemeanor warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility (MDF). Case# 19-1562.

At 11:31 am, Officer Voyvodich was working a special traffic enforcement and conducted a traffic stop on Morello Avenue near Morello Hills Drive. The driver, a 27-year-old man from Martinez, had a misdemeanor warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and booked into the MDF. Case# 19-1563.

At 4:30 pm, Officer Mayberry was working a special traffic enforcement and conducted a traffic stop on SR 4 at Alhambra Avenue. The driver, a 54-year-old man from Concord, was driving with a license that was suspended for a prior DUI. He was cited and released for 14602.2a CVC. The vehicle was towed per 14601.6(a) CVC. Case# 19-1566.

At 11:34 pm, Officer Parsons contacted a man in Mt. View Park. The park was closed and the man was arrested for being drunk in public and for possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into MDF. Case# 19-1571.

On June 8th at 9:00 am, Sergeant Gaul located an unoccupied stolen 1998 Lincoln Navigator in the 2900 block of Waterfront Road. It was reported stolen to Concord PD on May 29th. Case# 19-1574.

At 4:15 pm, Officer Wah responded to the 2400 block of Pine Street for a 65-year-old man who was found unresponsive. No signs of foul play. Case# 19-1575.

At 5:15 pm, Officer Parsons responded to Thistle Circle for a 65-year-old man needing assistance. ConFire provided CPR, but the man passed away. Case# 19-1976.

At 7:22 pm, Officer Parson stopped a vehicle in the marina and arrested the driver, a 29- year-old man from Concord, for driving with a suspended license for DUI. His vehicle was towed and he was cite released at the scene. Case# 19-1577.

At 9:55 pm, Officer Lucido stopped a vehicle on Howe Road and arrested the driver, a 53- year-old man from Martinez, for driving with a suspended license for DUI. He was cite released at the scene. Case# 19-1578.

On June 9th at 8:40 am, Sergeant Gaul located an unoccupied stolen 2004 Ford F250 in the 4800 block of Starflower Drive. It was reported stolen to MPD on June 5th. The catalytic converter was stolen. Case# 19-1535.

At 12:44 pm, one of the participants for Bike the Bridges was hit by a vehicle in the intersection of Marina Vista and Ferry Street. The suspect vehicle fled towards the marina but was not located. Investigation on going by Officer Wah. Case# 19-1582.

On June 10th at 1:54 am, Sergeant Busciglio and Corporal Breinig were in the downtown area when a vehicle was heard breaking traction. The vehicle was located west on Escobar Street and stopped by Berrellesa Street. The driver was cited for driving with no license and his vehicle was towed. Corporal Breinig, case# 19-1586.

At 2:44 pm, Corporal Mayberry stopped a vehicle on Arnold Dr. near Fig Tree Lane. The driver was arrested and cite released from the scene for driving on a suspended license, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. One of the passengers had a valid license so the vehicle was not towed. Case# 19-1587.

At 3:13 am, officers responded to the 2100 block of Knollwood Dr. for a report of a residential burglary. Officer Lucido case# 19-1588.

At 12:06 pm, Officer Miller recovered an abandoned vehicle in the 600 block of Jones Street. Case# 19-1589.

At 6:29 pm, Officer Espinoza responded to a theft from vehicle in the 300 block of Ward Street. Personal items and the vehicle registration were taken. Case# 19-1594.

At 8:45 pm, Officer Breinig arrested a woman at Safeway (downtown) for public intoxication. Case# 19-1597.

On June 11th at 12:28 pm, Officer Voyvodich recovered an unoccupied stolen vehicle, via a license plate reader (LPR) alert on Arana Drive. Case# 19-1601.

On June 12th at 12:52 pm, Officer Voyvodich received an LPR alert on a stolen vehicle travelling east on SR4. He initiated a high risk enforcement stop on the freeway. They were both arrested without incident for possession of stolen property. Case# 19-1606.

At 2:13 pm, Officer Miller responded to Amtrak for a male fare evader who also threw liquid on a train conductor. The male was arrested for battery and possession of drug paraphernalia. Case# 19-1607.

On June 13th at 6:51 pm, Sergeant Muncher took a theft report from T-Mobile on Center Avenue. An unknown man stole two phones and fled. Case# 19-1617.

At 8:26 pm, Officer Parsons, during a traffic enforcement stop, arrested a woman for a warrant. Case# 19-1618.

At 9:18 pm, Corporal Mayberry responded to a suspicious man in the 1000 block of Berrellesa Street. The man was contacted and arrested for possession of brass knuckles and possession of methamphetamine. Case# 19-1619.

On June 14th at 12:26 am, Corporal Mayberry arrested a man in the parking lot of Marina Market for a warrant, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Case# 19-1620.

At 4:25 am, Corporal Mayberry took a stolen vehicle report from a resident in the 600 block of Jones Street. Case# 19-1621.

Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Arnold Drive for a subject “huffing.” They contacted the suspect, a man from Walnut Creek, who was cite released for possessing a huffing device by Officer Wah. Officers returned to this location later in the shift to find the same suspect engaged in the same behavior. The suspect was transported to the County Hospital for intoxication and a criminal case was taken for the possession of several canisters of “Dusters.” Case# 19-1622.

Officers were dispatched to Valley Convenient for a woman challenging others to fight. They contacted an intoxicated individual who was arrested for public intoxication and trespassing; the suspect was booked into MDF by Officer Miller. Case# 19-1623.

A resident in the 2100 block of Olympic Drive was alerted via her alarm cameras of two people in her backyard. Two individuals were contacted on Arnold Drive and Figtree Lane. It was confirmed they were the suspects in the yard after viewing the video. They were booked MDF by Corporal Baillie for prowling/peeping. Case# 19-1625

Officer Lucido contacted a victim over the telephone who reported two of his vehicles were broken into during the early morning hours (4:20 AM). The vehicles were on Costanza Drive and the victim was unable to report it until the evening. The crime was captured on video surveillance and the take was mainly construction tools. A copy of the surveillance is being sent in for review. Case# 19-1626.

Officer Lucido contacted an individual who was in a vehicle in the Lucky’s Parking lot (1145 Arnold Dr.). The individual was hanging partially out of the driver’s door with the engine running. Upon contact, this individual charged Officer Lucido and put his hands behind his back as if reaching for something in his waist band. The suspect was taken to the ground and handcuffed. During the investigation the individual was found to be confused, elderly, and hard of hearing; he claimed he did not understand the police were behind him. A case was taken for resisting an officer to document the incident and no charges are being sought against this person at this time. Officer Lucido was the reporting officer. Case# 19-1627.

A resident called in and reported that some people in the area of US Gas (3767 Alhambra Avenue) were behaving suspiciously. Corporal Mayberry arrived and located a front window of the business broken and the lottery ticket holder outside in the back of the business. A person was stopped in the area, searched, and no contraband was located. The scene was processed, the owner did not answer listed phone numbers, and the on call responding party listed for the business was not available to come out and secure the window. Extra patrol was provided until an employee arrived on scene. Investigation continuing. Case# 19-1630.

Officers responded to the railroad tracks near Old Orchard and Howe Road for a report of a pedestrian hit by a train. The pedestrian was found to have walked west on the tracks and did not move off when a BNSF train came up behind her. The train struck the individual and she was pronounced deceased. BNSF Police arrived on scene and took over the investigation. Case# 19-1635.

Thanks to Chief Manjit Sappal and Renee Jacobs of the the Martinez Police Department.

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