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Martinez Police blotter for Feb. 16-28, 2019

Martinez Police blotter for Feb. 16-28, 2019

| March 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

On February 16th at 1:38 am, Officer Angoco responded to an apartment complex in the 800 block of Brown Street for a woman yelling loudly and throwing items at her neighbor’s door. The woman refused to come out and speak with police, but was given a warning. Approximately twenty minutes later Officer Angoco returned to […]

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Martinez resident accused of attempting lewd act on child

| March 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A Martinez man who is a former Lamorinda soccer club coach is facing several charges in connection with an attempt in January to approach an underage girl for sex, the Contra Costa County State Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. Alejandro Sanchez, 28, was arrested in January by district attorney investigators who said they […]

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Couple arrested in neglect-related death of woman’s father

Couple arrested in neglect-related death of woman’s father

| March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a 77-year-old Martinez man, which Martinez Police said appears to be a case of elderly neglect. The two are identified as Edmund Phillip St. John, 49, and Laura Ann Lawrence, 50. In a statement released Tuesday through Capt. Aaron Roth, the […]

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Martinez Police blotter for Feb. 1-15, 2019

Martinez Police blotter for Feb. 1-15, 2019

| March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

On February 1st at 4:36 am, Officer Ramos responded to the 1800 block of Redwood Dr. for an unknown subject knocking on the door. Officer Ramos contacted the man, who was intoxicated. The man was arrested for public intoxication and booked into MDF. Case# 19- 345. At 7:00 am, Officer Sousa responded to the 3800 […]

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Martinez resident pleads guilty to child molestation

| March 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A 21-year-old Martinez man has pleaded guilty to one count of child molestation and has been sentenced to six years in state prison, the Contra Costa County State Attorney’s Office has announced. The man, Aaron Kurtis Mikkelson, was sentenced Tuesday by Judge David E. Goldstein. No information about the victim was released. […]

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Martinez Police blotter for Jan. 16-31, 2019

Martinez Police blotter for Jan. 16-31, 2019

| February 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

1:55 pm, Detective Miller took a report of an unknown person offering candy to two junior high students last week. The incident was reported to school staff at that time. Case# 19- 148. At 11:45 pm, Officer Lucido conducted a traffic stop at Walmart. The passenger was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Case# […]

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MPD makes drug and gun arrest

MPD makes drug and gun arrest

| February 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, Martinez Police Department detectives conducted a probation search in the 3900 block of Alhambra Avenue. As a result of the search, Andrew Lopez of Concord was arrested for felony warrants, as well as possession of controlled substances for sales and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Specifically, Lopez was located in […]

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Martinez Police make two gun-related arrests

Martinez Police make two gun-related arrests

| February 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Monday around 8:13 p.m. hours, Martinez Police Department officers was dispatched to the 400 block of Gilger Avenue for a welfare check. A neighbor in the area heard a gunshot come from a residence earlier in the day, and no activity had been noticed in the house since hearing the gunshot. Officers arrived and […]

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$1.2 million grant funding county’s human trafficking task force

| December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

A $1.2 million federal grant is underwriting Costra Costa County’s Human Trafficking Task Force, said representatives of the county’s Employment and Human Services Department and the District Attorney’s Office. The grant was awarded through the Federal Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to establish the new task force, said Alan Wang, of the Employment and […]

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Martinez Police blotter for Dec. 1-15, 2018

Martinez Police blotter for Dec. 1-15, 2018

| December 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

On December 1st at 12:13 am, Officer Angoco conducted a traffic stop in the area of Sweetwater Drive and Muir Road. He contacted the driver, a 28-year-old man from Concord, who had a misdemeanor warrant for his arrest. The man was also in possession of 1.5 grams of methamphetamine. He was booked into the Martinez […]

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