Police blotter for June 16-30, 2018

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On June 16th at 8:00 a.m., Sergeant Gaul located a reported stolen vehicle parked behind the post office on Alhambra Avenue. The victim said the suspect was her neighbor and the vehicle had been returned, but it had not been removed from SVS. Case# 18-1408.

At 1:27 p.m. officers responded to Safeway for a shoplift that just occurred. Corporal Mayberry located the male suspect fleeing the scene. Case# 18-1410.

Officers responded to assist East Bay Regional Parks Police (EBRPD) with protestors on the stage at the King of the County BBQ. There were multiple calls of subjects fighting near the stage. Officers arrived and involved parties were quickly separated. EBRPD handled the investigation. Inc# 1806160029.

Officers assisted at Allen Street and Estudillo Street for a telephone pole down with wires in the roadway. PG&E and the Corporation Yard responded. Inc# 1806160036.

On June 18th at 9:30 a.m., Officer Winslett responded to a two vehicle collision on Alhambra Avenue at C Street. Case# 18-1419.

At 10:14 a.m. Sergeant Moore responded to a two vehicle collision on Berrellesa Street and Soto Street. Case# 18-1420.

At 11:05 a.m. Officer Winslett responded to Old Orchard Road and Westaire Boulevard for a solo vehicle collision into a fire hydrant, causing a water main rupture. The Corporation Yard and ConFire responded. The driver was cited for a vehicle code violation. Case# 18-1421.

At 7:44 p.m. Officer Angoco responded to the AT&T store for an armed robbery where one suspect stated he had a handgun. After taking several thousand dollars in electronics, the two male subjects fled in a white sedan. Case# 18-1425.

On June 19th at 6:56 a.m., Officer Parsons took a stolen vehicle report from a resident in the 3100 block of Pine Street. Case# 18-1427.

At 9:25 a.m. Officer Parsons took a report of a restraining order violation in the 600 block of Arch Street. The male suspect fled prior to police arrival. Case# 18-1431.

At 11:42 a.m. Detective Miller responded to a solo vehicle collision on Haven Street at Court Street. Case# 18-1432.

At 1:34 p.m. Detective Miller responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Ferry Street where the resident confronted an unknown female in her apartment. The female suspect attempted to take a guitar from the resident, but was unsuccessful. She then fled the area, but was located shortly after and arrested for burglary. Case# 18-1435.

At 4:16 p.m. Officer Leong arrested a woman in the 2000 block of Center Avenue for a warrant. Case# 18-1436.

9:41 p.m. Corporal Poertner arrested a man in the 4000 block of Alhambra Avenue for a warrant. Case# 18-1438.

On June 20th at 8:30 a.m., Officer Ramos stopped a vehicle in front of Alhambra High School. The driver was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Case# 18- 1440.

At 2:00 p.m. Officer Parsons located an occupied stolen vehicle at the laundromat on Pacheco Boulevard. The vehicle was reported stolen out of Pleasant Hill earlier in the shift. A man was detained until Pleasant Hill PD arrived to take custody of the suspect. Case# 18-1442.

A grass fire was reported in the open space between HWY 4 and the John Muir Inn. ConFire responded and the fire was extinguished before reaching any structures.

On June 22nd Officer Buda responded to Spring Lake Drive for an elderly male who stopped breathing. ConFire administered CPR, but the man did not survive. Officer Buda took case# 18-1456.

At 9:00 a.m. Officer Lincoln stopped a vehicle on Pacheco Boulevard at Martinez Avenue. He contacted a 50-year-old man from Martinez. The man was arrested for possession of meth and drug paraphernalia. He was cite released. Case# 18-1457.

At 9:15 a.m. Sergeant Gaul stopped a vehicle on Pacheco Boulevard at Santa Fe. He contacted a 37-year-old man from Oakley. The man was arrested for identity theft, possession of stolen property, and possession of burglary tools. He was also arrested for a felony $75,000.00 warrant for identity theft and drug charges, and a misdemeanor $40,000.00 warrant for vehicle code violations. He was booked into MDF. Case# 18- 1458.

At 9:30 a.m. Sergeant Ferrer responded to a residence on Morello Avenue for an elderly female who passed away. Case# 18-1459.

At 2:00 p.m. Corporal Mayberry stopped a vehicle on Alhambra Avenue and Soto Street. He contacted a 34-year-old man from Martinez. The man was arrested for a misdemeanor $15,000.00 warrant for traffic violations. He was cite released. Case# 18- 1462.

On June 23rd at 7:19 p.m., citizens called and reported two people were in the laundry room of 140 Fig Tree Lane possibly using drugs. Corporal Poertner arrived and contacted them. One was arrested and cite released for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. Case# 18-1468.

At 10:14 p.m. a fire was reported in the area in the hills near Venner Road. This was the second night for a similar report and Corporal Poertner located the cause, which was a resident on Venner Road burning propane in some sort of large scale fire display. ConFire responded and stated a permit was required to do this type of burning. An outside assist report was done to be forwarded to fire investigators. Case# 18-1471.

On June 24th at 1:15 a.m., Sergeant Busciglio was on foot patrol at Amtrak when he contacted a suspect who had a warrant. A search reveled items of identity theft, drugs and drug paraphernalia. The suspect was arrested and booked into MDF. Case# 18- 1473.

At 4:15 a.m. a citizen called and reported a man making noise by the high school. Officer Ramos contacted the man and found he had a warrant for his arrest. He was booked into MDF. Case 18-1474.

At 9:00 a.m. Officer Lincoln contacted a man on Center Avenue at Berry. He was found to be in possession of a meth and drug paraphernalia. He was cite released. Case# 18- 1475.

At 10:15 a.m. officers were dispatched to the Nob Hill Shopping Center for the report of a transients spitting on a subject and threatening to stab him. Officers contacted the suspect and he was arrested for battery and threats. He was booked into MDF. Officer Buda case# 18-1476.

At 3:00 p.m. Corporal Mayberry contacted 70-year-old man from Richmond on the property of 604 Ferry Street. The man is prohibited from trespassing at this location. He was arrested for trespassing and violating probation. He was booked into MDF. Case# 18-1478.

At 3:30 p.m. Sergeant Gaul was on foot patrol downtown. He was contacted by several citizens regarding a man kicking over trash cans and yelling racial slurs. Officer Brinser arrested the man for violating probation and booked him into MDF. Case# 18-1479.

At 4:00 p.m. Officer Lincoln stopped a vehicle on Jane and Irene Dr. He contacted the driver and arrested him for driving with a suspended license for DUI. He was cite released. Case# 18-1480.

A homeless man was contacted downtown. He was arrested and booked into MDF for disorderly conduct. Case# 18-1482.

On June 25th at 4:33 a.m., Officer Breinig contacted a man in the 800 block of Main Street. The man had a warrant for his arrest and was booked into MDF. Case# 18-1485.

At 9:33 a.m. MPD officers responded to 3755 Alhambra Avenue (Martinez Chiropractic) for a report of a burglary. Point of entry is unknown as there was no sign of forced entry. Crime occurred sometime over the weekend. Take was $300.00 in petty cash. Officer Carney took case# 18-1487.

At 11:24 p.m. Officer Angoco responded to Midhill Road for a 16-year-old female who was sprayed with pepper spray. She reported that she was walking near Morello Park and Morello Avenue when a female unknown to her sprayed her in the face. MPD officers conducted an area check, but were unable to locate the suspect. Case# 18-1494.

At 4:46 p.m. MPD Dispatch received a call of a reckless driver driving a red Sonata on SR4. A short time later, a citizen on Canyon Way reported a subject in a red car struck a fence surrounding a Kinder Morgan pipe facility. There was no damage to the pipe line. An area check was conducted, but the suspect fled prior to the arrival of police. A short time later, Sergeant Salamid was driving north on Alhambra Avenue when he saw the suspect vehicle driving south. Officers conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and later arrested the driver for diving under the influence. The driver, a 21-year-old female from Virginia, was booked for 23152a CVC (Driving Under the Influence) and 20002 CVC (Hit and Run) and later released from the Martinez Police Department. The car was towed from the scene. Case # 18-1503 was taken by Officer Parsons.

On June 28th at 11:30 a.m., Corporal Mayberry observed a 70-year-old man from Martinez at 604 Ferry Street. The man is prohibited from this property. He was arrested for trespassing and violating probation. He was booked into MDF. Case# 18-1514.

Officer Buda was dispatched to Starbucks Nob Hill for an auto burglary which just occurred. The loss was a lap top and wallet. Case# 18-1515.

At 1:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to a reckless driver on Center Avenue at Muir Station Road. Officer Buda located the vehicle in the Nob Hill Shopping center. He contacted the 68-year-old man from Antioch. The man was arrested for possession of heroin and cite released. Case# 18-1516.

On June 29th at 2:51 a.m., Officer Montano contacted subjects on Pacheco Boulevard at Center Avenue. Probation searches were conducted and one subject was arrested for possessing a controlled substance. He was cite released at the scene, case# 18-1521.

At 3:21 a.m. Corporal Mayberry located a man inside a vehicle in the 400 block of Escobar Street. The vehicle had been left unlocked and the suspect was in the process of stealing items form the interior. He had no identification and was arrested and booked into county jail for petty theft, case# 18-1522.

At 8:00 a.m. Officer Lincoln responded to the 1500 block of Ashwood Drive for a 1997 Honda Odyssey that was stolen between 11:30 p.m. and the time of call. Case# 18-1525.

At 10:30 a.m. officers were dispatched to Escobar Street and Ferry Street for an intoxicated subject threatening and spitting at Corporation Yard employees. Corporal Mayberry contacted the suspect. The man was arrested for public intoxication and violating probation. He was booked into MDF. Case# 18-1526.

At 2:00 p.m. Officer Lincoln located an unoccupied stolen 1999 Honda Civic. It was parked at Brown Street and Aspen Way and the vehicle had been reported stolen to Pittsburg PD yesterday. Case# 18-1530.

Officer Ramos responded to an auto burglary at the Franklin Canyon Park N Ride. It occurred between 2:30 p.m. and 6:19 p.m. An unknown suspect broke a window and stole a purse. Case# 18-1531.

Officer Montano responded to a residence on Thatcher Drive that had three vehicles burglarized. It occurred sometime overnight to 7:21 p.m. Numerous items were stolen from the vehicles’ interiors. Case# 18-1532.

On June 30th at 2:30 p.m., Officer Buda responded to the 400 block of Morello Avenue. An unknown suspect entered the residence via removing the screen and entering through the window. The take was $6,500.00 in property. Case# 18-1533.

At 6:59 p.m. a citizen called and reported that a person in a vehicle may be using drugs on Midhill Road near Midway Road. Sergeant Gaul arrived and arrested the woman for possession of a controlled substance. She was cite released, case# 18-1537.

At 7:18 p.m. a citizen called and reported two subjects were in the Main Street Plaza drinking alcohol. There was a small event in the area with a band and the subjects were contacted. Both had alcohol opened and were determined to be unable to care for their safety due to their level of alcohol intoxication. Both were arrested and booked into county jail by Officer Ramos and Officer Montano, Case# 18-1538.

At 8:06 p.m. officers and paramedics responded to the 100 block of Escondido Street for two subjects in a vehicle unresponsive. Both subjects were breathing and appeared to be suffering from a drug overdose. Paramedics responded. Their vehicle had to be towed and no drugs were located. Case# 18-1539.

At 10:56 p.m. Sergeant Busciglio contacted three people at the 7 Flags Car Wash (4030 Alhambra Avenue.). Probation and consent searches were conducted. One of the men was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. The other man and the woman were also arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. All three were cite released at the scene. Case# 18-1540.

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

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