Tag: crime

$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

| 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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Oakley man extradited from Texas to face multiple felony charges

| December 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

A 19-year-old Oakley man accused of making felony-level threats Oakley’s Freedom High School, has been extradited from Texas where he has been attending college to face those charges as well as those related to child pornography, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office. In a statement released last week, the office said Tristan […]

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Martinez police, Republic offer holiday tips

| December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez residents are joining the rest of the country in participating in the biggest shopping season of the year. And two agencies, Martinez Police Department and franchise operator Republic Services (Allied Waste) are offering some holiday tips, one addressing safety and the other speaking for sustainability. The police department has issued an […]

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Martinez Police blotter for Nov.16-30, 2018

| December 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

On November 16th at 1:01 am, Officer Angoco arrested a man who was in the middle of the roadway at Pacheco Boulevard and Howe Road for being under the influence of a controlled substance and resisting a peace officer. Case# 18-2748. At 6:51 am officers responded to a structure fire in the 300 block of […]

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Martinez residents accused of burglaries to home, cars

| December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

A 43-year-old Martinez man is in custody after his arrest Sunday after police received reports someone appeared to be stealing property from a home as well as from several vehicles in the neighborhood of Sherree Drive and Sherree Court, according to a department statement released Monday by Lieutenant Steve Gaul. The first call came about […]

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Jury sides with California in charity fraud case

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

A jury has awarded the State of California $8.8 million in a case against a family accused of fraudulently soliciting charitable donations they said would assist wounded veterans as well as abused and neglected horses, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Monday. Instead of using the money to help the veterans and their families and […]

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Martinez Police blotter for Oct.1-15, 2018

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

On October 1st at 5:22 pm, Detective Wah responded to an argument between a man and woman in the 100 block of Berrellesa Street. The man was arrested for a parole warrant. Case# 18-2313. At 10:55 pm Officer Lincoln made a traffic stop at Pacheco Boulevard and Arthur Road. The driver was arrested for being […]

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Martinez Police Blotter Sept. 16-30, 2018

| October 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

On September 16th at 3:30 pm, a 25-year-old man from Walnut Creek called dispatch to report he “knocked a guy out” in the bathroom at Hidden Lakes Park. The suspect was arrested for battery. The suspect in this case had been a victim with the same person several months ago during an altercation in San […]

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Martinez police blotter for Aug.16-31, 2018

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

On August 16th at 9:50 a.m. Officer Voyvodich’s license plate reader (LPR) alerted to a stolen vehicle parked in the 2400 block of Monterey Avenue. He contacted a female subject in possession of the vehicle key. The female, who was arrested, also had a warrant for her arrest. During the transport process the female tried […]

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