Tag: Martinez Police Department

Martinez Police blotter for Sept. 1-15, 2019

Martinez Police blotter for Sept. 1-15, 2019

| October 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

• On September 1st at 12:46 am, Officer Angoco arrested a man for public intoxication in the area of Green Street and Estudillo Street, where he was nearly struck by a vehicle while walking into traffic. Case #19-2361. • At 8:30 am, Officer Lucido responded to a business in the 2800 block of Howe Road […]

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Martinez Police Blotter for Aug. 1-15, 2019

Martinez Police Blotter for Aug. 1-15, 2019

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

• On August 1st at 8:10 am, MPD dispatch received a call from a blocked number. The male voice reported a bomb at the court house. The Sheriff’s Office received a similar call; believing it to be the same man. The courthouse was evacuated by sheriff’s deputies. Incident# 1908010007. • At 11:40 am, Officer Weems […]

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Martinez Police Department hires a new captain

Martinez Police Department hires a new captain

| September 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Police Chief Manjit Sappal announced Beth Johnson, currently a Lieutenant with the Walnut Creek Police Department, will become a Captain with the City of Martinez. Johnson was vigorously vetted by a panel of police chiefs, a community and stakeholder panel and an internal management panel. She grew up in Lafayette and began her career as […]

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Homelessness pilot program paying off, moves to new location

| September 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – “It’s working,” Vice Mayor Noralea Gipner jubilantly announced to the city council about a pilot program designed to help resolve the seemingly intractable homeless situation in Martinez. She and Martinez Police Community Resource Officer (CRO) Rodney Brinser teamed up to approach it as a health as a safety issue, and Gipner is […]

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Suspect apprehended at Home Depot with loaded sawed-off shotgun

Suspect apprehended at Home Depot with loaded sawed-off shotgun

| August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

On August 29, 2019 at 12:37 pm, Martinez Police Department (MPD) officers responded to a call of a man with a shotgun in the 1000 block of Arnold Dr. A passing motorist saw an unknown adult male subject pointing a short barreled shotgun at an unknown adult female. Arriving officers contacted the female near the parking […]

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Martinez Police Blotter for July 1 – 15, 2019

Martinez Police Blotter for July 1 – 15, 2019

| August 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

On July 1st at 1:03 am, Sergeant Busciglio contacted a man and woman in the 200 block of Howe Road. The man was arrested for possession of a switchblade knife and a methamphetamine pipe. The woman was arrested for identity theft and possession of prescription medications. Case# 19-1745. At 6:00 am, Corporal Baillie took a […]

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Martinez Police blotter for Jun 1-15, 2019

Martinez Police blotter for Jun 1-15, 2019

| July 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Martinez Police blotter for May 16-31, 2019

Martinez Police blotter for May 16-31, 2019

| June 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

On May 16th at 6:27 am, officers responded to 1836 Alhambra Ave. (Vintage Market) for a report of a man breaking down the fence leading to the rear of the building. Officers contacted the 24-year-old resident of Antioch and arrested him for felony vandalism. He was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility (MDF). Case # […]

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Martinez Police blotter for May 1-15, 2019

Martinez Police blotter for May 1-15, 2019

| May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

On May 1, 2019 at 1:29 pm, Officer Miller responded to a fight at Amtrak. A man was arrested for public intoxication. Case# 19-1235. At 6:40 am, Sergeant Muncher took a vehicle burglary report from a resident in the 200 block of Sunnybrae Drive. The vehicle’s window was smashed and a nail gun was taken. […]

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