On July 1st at 2:39 am, officers responded to the closed Chevron gas station at 6606 Alhambra Avenue for a front glass break alarm. Upon arrival, a front window was smashed and cigarette cartons were in the parking lot. The area was searched and the suspect was not located. Cigarettes and numerous rolls/displays of CA lottery scratchers were stolen. While processing the scene, Pleasant Hill PD had been in pursuit of a vehicle that went the wrong way on 680. The suspect left the car on the freeway and fled near the Ellinwood area. Inside the vehicle was the stolen lottery ticket displays. The suspect was not located. MPD officers lifted latent prints from our crime scene, and the suspect vehicle was towed to process it for evidence. Corporal Poertner case# 18-1541.
At 9:00 am Officer Lincoln responded to the 100 block of Figtree Lane for a stolen vehicle report. A 2017 Toyota Camry was stolen between 11:00 pm the prior night and the time of call. Case# 18-1543.
At 11:45 am Corporal Mayberry located an unoccupied stolen vehicle in the 1800 block of Glacier Court. The 1991 Honda Accord was reported stolen on 6/15/2018 to Pleasant Hill PD. Case# 18-1544.
At 1:00 pm Officer Buda responded to the 2200 block of Yellowstone Drive. A 1997 Porsche Boxster was stolen between 8:00 pm the prior night to the time of call. Case# 18-1546.
At 1:45 pm dispatch received calls of a subject chasing people in Susana Street Park. Sergeant Gaul located the subject on Henrietta Street and Castro Street. The subject was identified as a 44-year-old transient. It was revealed the man gave a small child possibly a cookie and the child’s parents confronted him. The man then began spitting, whipping his shirt at people and yelling. He was arrested for battery and violating probation. He was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility (MDF) by Corporal Mayberry. Case# 18-1547.
At 3:00 pm Corporal Mayberry contacted several subjects drinking alcohol in Main Street Plaza. One of the subjects was arrested for possession of meth and violating probation. He was booked into MDF. Case# 18-1549.
At 5:00 pm officers were dispatched to Home Depot for a hit and run. The suspect ran over plants in front of the store and hit a vehicle. Officer Buda located the suspect vehicle unoccupied behind Walmart. Officer Lincoln located the driver a short distance away. He was identified as a 22-year-old Martinez resident. Witnesses confirmed he was the driver. He was arrested for DUI and hit and run. Case# 18-1550.
At 11:31 pm Sergeant Busciglio was on foot patrol in the downtown area when he contacted a woman. She had a warrant for her arrest and a search incident to arrest revealed drug paraphernalia. She was booked into MDF. Case# 18-1552
On July 2nd at 12:23 am, officers responded to a bush on fire behind the old jail (Pine Street at Escobar Street). The fire was small and the cause unknown. Transients had used the area (bushes around the old jail) in the past and some bike parts were left behind. ConFire responded and put the fire out. There was no damage to the building.
At 12:40 am Sergeant Busciglio drove by three subjects who were standing in the 600 block of Masonic Street. One of them saw the sergeant and immediately ran to the back yard across the street. The other two were contacted and were on probation and searched. No contraband was located on them. Corporal Poertner located the subject who ran. The subject was in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was cite released. Case# 18-1554.
At 2:14 am a resident in the 1700 block of Castro Street reported an unknown person banging on her back door. She was home with her young daughter and hid in the bathroom. Officers responded and contacted the suspect who had made entry into the residence. The suspect was unknown by the resident and has a prior history for burglary and drug use. He was arrested and booked into MDF for attempted burglary, possession of controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia and disorderly conduct. Corporal Poertner case# 18-1555.
At 10:45 am Sergeant Salamid was on foot patrol downtown when he contacted and arrested a female for an outstanding warrant. Case# 18-1562.
At 3:59 pm officers responded to a report of a man yelling and swearing at people in the area of Main Street and Las Juntas Street. Officer Voyvodich arrested the man for Public Intoxication. While booking the subject, he spat at, and kicked Officer Voyvodich. A subsequent charge of Assault on a Peace Officer was added. Case# 18-1567.
At 8:45 pm Officer Angoco responded to a non-injury, solo vehicle collision into a tree. The female driver was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. Case# 18-1571.
On July 3rd at 8:50 pm, Officer Angoco responded to Golden Hills Park for a man that appeared to be under the influence. The man was contacted and arrested for being under the influence of a drug. Case# 18-1579.
On July 4th at 12:50 am, Officer Angoco responded to Muir Road and Morello Avenue for two people arguing in a car. The man was arrested for being under the influence of a drug and the woman was arrested for public intoxication. Case# 18-1580.
At 8:25 am Officer Voyvodich conducted a traffic stop in the 4000 block of Alhambra Avenue. The female driver was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Case# 18-1582.
At 7:33 pm Officer Angoco arrested a subject for an outstanding warrant in the 600 block of Sheree Drive. Case# 18-1585.
At 12:50 am Officer Angoco responded to a residence in the 500 block of Trailview Circle for a residential burglary that occurred between 7:00 pm and 10:15 pm. Case# 18-1586
On July 5th at 4:14 am, Officer Angoco arrested a man in the parking lot of Ace Hardware for possession of a controlled substance. Case# 18-1588.
At 1:23 am Shell Refinery reported a level 1 incident as a “Plant Upset.” At 2:51 am the incident was upgraded to level 2 for a “Compressor Lube Oil Fire.” Incident # 1807060003/1807060006.
On July 6th at 12:30 pm, officers responded to the 2900 block of Alhambra Avenue for an ongoing disturbance between neighbors since last night. Officer Parsons contacted the responsible party, and she was arrested for drug intoxication. She was booked into MDF. Case# 18-1599.
At 7:13 pm Officer Montano responded to a call of a woman who fell out of a car on Rainer Drive and was stumbling around. The twenty-year-old woman was contacted and arrested for being drunk in public. She resisted arrest and kicked officers. She was placed in a WRAP restraint device and booked into MDF for disorderly conduct, battery on officers and resting arrest. Case# 18-1601.
At 11:35 pm Sergeant Busciglio contacted a woman in front of Valley Convenient Mart (835 Alhambra Avenue) who had a warrant for her arrest. She was arrested and found to be in possession of a controlled substance. She was booked into MDF. Case# 18- 1602.
On July 7th at 9:49 am, Officer Lincoln responded to commercial burglary in the 3300 block of Pacheco Boulevard. The suspect(s) cut a hole in the fence, then cut a lock on a conex box and stole power tools. Case# 18-1603.
At 3:30 pm Sergeant Gaul stopped a vehicle on Green Street at Ferry Street. He contacted a 64-year-old man from Martinez. The man was arrested for possession of meth and cite released. Case# 18-1605.
At 9:46 pm Sergeant Busciglio was on foot patrol downtown when a citizen alerted him to an intoxicated woman in the 800 block of Main Street. The woman was extremely intoxicated and transported. Case# 18-1606.
On July 8th at 2:51 am, a resident heard a car being broken into near the 1600 block of Ashwood Drive and saw two suspects flee the area on foot. Officers responded to the area and a second vehicle was located that was broken into. The area was searched and the suspects were not located. Officer Montano took case# 18-1609.
At 4:08 am a resident saw a suspect break into a truck on Riverwood Circle. The suspect fled in a light colored vehicle. The area was searched and the suspect was not located. Officer Ramos took case# 18-1610.
On July 8th at 6:30 am, Officer Lincoln responded to Augustine Drive for an auto burglary. It was determined it occurred at 4:00 am, and the suspect smashed the window and stole miscellaneous personal property. A possible suspect was identified. The case is being investigated. Case# 18-1611.
At 9:45 am Corporal Mayberry stopped a vehicle on Palm Avenue at Rose Street. He contacted the driver and arrested him for driving with a suspended license for DUI. The man was cite released. Case# 18-1612.
At 5:00 pm officers were dispatched to the downtown Starbucks for the report of a man throwing garbage on people. The suspect was identified and he was arrested and booked into MDF by Corporal Mayberry. Case# 18-1614.
At 9:35 pm officers responded to Power Mart (Chevron Station) at 3012 Howe Road for a customer who returned after an earlier incident with staff. They requested he leave the property. The adult male suspect refused to leave after numerous requests by officers. He was placed under arrest and tried to physically resist. He had to be placed in a WRAP restraint device, then was booked into MDF. Officer Leong case# 18-1615.
On July 9th at 1:44 pm Officer Leong attempted to stop a white Acura travelling east on SR4 at an extremely high rate of speed. The Acura failed to yield to the emergency lights and siren. The Acura pulled into a parking lot in the 500 block of Contra Costa Boulevard, where it lost a tire. The male driver resisted arrest and was taken into custody with the deployment of a Taser. The subject was booked into MDF for 2800.2 CVC (Evading), 148(a) PC. (Resist Peace Officer) and 14602.2a CVC (Drive w/Suspended License). Case# 18-1620.
On July 10th at 6:42 am Officer Voyvodich located an unoccupied stolen vehicle in the parking lot of the Quality Inn Motel. While conducting the investigation he contacted and arrested a woman for an outstanding warrant. The stolen vehicle was recovered and towed from the scene. Case# 18-1623.
At 6:38 pm Officer Angoco responded to the marina for a theft from a vehicle. The reporting party confronted the male suspect, who in turn fled with a female. Officer Leong located the responsible male and female near the amphitheater. The reporting party identified both of them, but refused prosecution. The male suspect was ultimately arrested for a warrant and the female was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Case# 18-1631.
At 7:16 pm Corporal Schnabel contacted a woman running in and out of traffic in the area of Olympic Drive and Glacier Drive. She was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Case# 18-1632.
On July 11th at 11:34 am, Officer Ramos conducted a traffic stop in the 3900 block of Alhambra Avenue. He arrested the female driver for driving on a suspended license for DUI offense(s). Case# 18-1634.
At 7:44 pm Corporal Schnabel was dispatched to the 100 block of Muir Road for a man yelling in a parking lot. He contacted the man and arrested him for five (5) outstanding warrants. Case# 18-1636.
On July 12th at 7:30 am, officers responded to a vacant residence in the 600 block of Masonic Street for several people trespassing. One man was arrested for a warrant. The remaining people were issued trespassing notices. Shortly after, one of the men returned. He was arrested for trespassing. A search incident to arrest and terms of his probation revealed methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and burglary tools. Case# 18-1639.
At 2:30 pm Corporal Mayberry contacted a man in the marina parking lot. He was arrested for possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia. Case# 18-1644.
At 6:30 pm Corporal Poertner responded to Safeway for two intoxicated people on the side of the building. Both of them were arrested. Case# 18-1645.
At 11:14 pm Officer Voyvodich responded to a suspicious person in the 2100 block of Pacheco Boulevard. He contacted and arrested the man for public intoxication. Case# 18- 1648.
On July 13th Officer Parsons responded to Copart for a vehicle theft report. A 2000 Harley was stolen sometime after July 10th from the front parking lot. Case# 18-1650.
At 3:30 pm Corporal Mayberry responded to the 200 block of Howe Road for a stolen vehicle report. The 2006 Toyota pickup truck was stolen within the past 20+ minutes. The keys were left in the vehicle and it was last seen towards Pacheco Boulevard. Case# 18- 1654.
At 7:08 pm Dispatch received a call from a victim who was following his reported stolen vehicle in the area of Arnold Drive and Morello Avenue. (He had reported it to Concord PD on July 5th.) Officers responded to the area and along with helicopter Star One, the vehicle was located. Officer Montano was first to get close and followed the vehicle southbound on 680 to Walnut Creek, where she lost sight of it as it quickly exited the freeway. Star One located it in an apartment complex as the driver fled on foot. Martinez PD officers were the closest and only units in the area. MPD officers apprehended the suspect without any further incident. The vehicle was recovered and released to the owner. The adult male suspect was booked into MDF for felony possession of stolen property and felony violation of his probation. Case# 18-1657.
On July 14th at 12:30 am, Sergeant Busciglio drove into the Walmart/Home Depot/Cue and Brew parking lot and saw a large truck spinning its rear tires. He stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver who was determined to be under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested then booked and released from the station. Case# 18-1659.
At 7:30 am Corporal Mayberry observed a man at the Starbucks on Main Street who is prohibited from this business. He was arrested for trespassing and cited from the scene. Case# 18-1660.
At 11:30 am Corporal Mayberry observed a man in the area of Amtrak. He had prior knowledge the man was wanted for 3 warrants. Felony $5,000.00 for burglary and two $5,000.00 misdemeanor warrants for drug possession. The man was booked into MDF. Case# 18-1663.
At 4:30 pm Corporal Mayberry contacted a man in the 4100 block of Alhambra Avenue. The man was arrested for public intoxication and violating probation. He was booked into MDF. Case# 18-1667.
At 10:41 pm on Ferry Street near Green Street, Sergeant Busciglio contacted a man who stumbled down the road intoxicated on alcohol. He was arrested and booked into MDF. Case# 18-1671
On July 15th at 2:49 am, officers responded to noises near 922 Ferry Street and contacted a known female who was intoxicated. The female was unable to care for her safety and was booked into MDF. Corporal Poertner case# 18-1673.
At 9:45 am Sergeant Gaul stopped a vehicle in the 800 block of Alhambra Avenue. He contacted a 35-year-old woman from Clyde. The woman was arrested for driving a vehicle with a suspended license for DUI. She was cite released. Case# 18-1674.
At 1:10 pm Sergeant Moore was dispatched to Park and Ride for an auto burglary. The vehicle’s window was smashed and it had occurred in the past 30 minutes. One of the items stolen was a cell phone. Officers tracked the phone throughout beat 4, but it was never located. Case# 18-1675.
At 4:21 pm at Home Depot a $1,000 vacuum was stolen from the bed of a truck. The vacuum was not in plain sight.
At 4:45 pm Officer Angoco responded to 50 Foster Street for a stolen vehicle report. A silver GM Acadia with Arizona plates (318XRB) was stolen. Case# 18-1677.
Thanks to Chief Manjit Sappal and Renee Jacobs of the the Martinez Police Department.