Tag: Martinez Police Department

Police blotter for June 16-30, 2018

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Message from the Chief of Police, July 2018

| July 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

By MANJIT SAPPAL Martinez Chief of Police On May 29th we had a swearing in and introduction ceremony for several new hires. Cesar Ramos, Devyn Parsons, and Sean Angoco were hired as full-time police officers. We also conducted a swearing in for Reserve Officer James Miles. Officer Ramos was previously an officer with the Martinez […]

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Police blotter for June 1-15, 2018

Police blotter for June 1-15, 2018

| July 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

On June 1st at 11:00 am, officers were dispatched to Home Depot for a possible theft. Sergeant Gaul located the suspect vehicle on Morello Avenue at SR-4. He contacted the man from Vallejo. He was found to be in possession of numerous credit cards and ID’s. One confirmed stolen at this time. He was also […]

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Dance teacher accused of sexual assault on child

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A 31-year-old Martinez dance instructor has been arrested and charged with two felony counts of sexual assault on a child, Martinez Police and the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. The man has been identified as Daniel Howarter, who was 25 at the time of the incident, according to a […]

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Police Blotter for May 16-31, 2018

Police Blotter for May 16-31, 2018

| June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

On May 16th at 1:14 am Officer Parsons and Officer Breinig had a man flee from them on a bicycle in the downtown area. They re-contacted the man in the 600 block of Berrellesa Avenue, where a brief struggle ensued and the man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Case# 18-1122. On May […]

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Police Blotter for May 1 – 15, 2018

| May 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

• On May 1st at 7:00 am, Police Assistant Tolliver located an unoccupied stolen vehicle in the 600 block of J Street. Case# 18-1003. • At 9:30 am Officer Voyvodich recovered a stolen vehicle in the 300 block of Via Cordova Lane. Case# 18-1005. • At 2:00 pm Officer Voyvodich responded to a residence in the 2400 block […]

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Martinez police blotter for April 16 – 30, 2018

| May 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

On April 16th at 11:05 pm, Corporal Schnabel recovered a stolen vehicle from Hidden Lakes Park. It was a 2012 gray Hyundai that was stolen from Antioch. Case# 18-888. On April 17th at 10:00 am, Officer Winslett responded to a residence in the 100 block of Fig Tree Lane for the report of a stolen […]

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City Council affirms police pay raise

City Council affirms police pay raise

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez police officers will get an additional 8 percent raise starting July 1, Martinez City Council has decided. However, the city needs to find a better way to assure that the ongoing costs of public safety are funded without dipping into reserves, Martinez’s “rainy day” and one-time expenditure money, Vice Mayor Lara […]

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Police nab suspected home invasion burglar

Police nab suspected home invasion burglar

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Police have arrested a Stockton man they suspect was attempting to burglarize a home Friday morning. According to information provided by the department, a woman called the about 7 a.m. Friday to say a man was trying to enter a window of her home in the 2800 block of Castro Street. […]

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Council considers police pay raise tonight

Council considers police pay raise tonight

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez City Council will consider tonight giving its police officers an additional 8 percent raise starting July 1, while it pursues placing a revenue measure on the November ballot. The $720,000 the 8 percent raise will cost the city will come from unallocated reserves, said Assistant City Manager Anne Cardwell in her […]

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