Tag: Martinez Police Department

Man dies in Howe Road collision

| December 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A 37-year-old man died Thursday night after a passenger car collided with a parked commercial vehicle on Howe Road, according to a statement from Martinez Police Department. The statement, issued by Sgt. Patrick Salamid and Chief Manjit Sappal, said officers were sent to the 800 block of Howe Road after the department […]

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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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Message from the Chief of Police, Dec. 2018

| December 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

I wanted to share my thoughts on a recent tragedy that many of you may have heard about. We recently had a young man, a student at Alhambra High School who by all accounts is an all-around great young man, get injured in a car accident. The young man was a passenger in a vehicle […]

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MPD Officer of the Year …

MPD Officer of the Year …

| December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Officer Tatiana Montano for being selected as the Martinez Police Department Officer of the Year. “You do a great job serving our community and this honor is well deserved,” police chief Manjit Sappal.

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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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MPD makes carjacking stop, arrests three teens

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Three teenagers were arrested Sunday after Martinez Police stopped a car suspected of being taken last week in Oakland in a reported carjacking, according to the agency’s news announcement. Martinez Police dispatch received a notice at 4:15 p.m. Sunday from a fixed automated license plate reader on Alhambra Avenue at Paso Nogal […]

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Police, outreach teams working to reduce parks’ public safety problems

Police, outreach teams working to reduce parks’ public safety problems

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Police Chief Manjit Sappal and Officer Rodney Brinser praised the improvements at Martinez Waterfront Park Tuesday, telling the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission (PRMCC) that some new elements will make their jobs easier. “The park is absolutely gorgeous,” said Brinser, whose assignments include reaching out to the city’s homeless population. […]

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PRMCC to hear public safety update, review work plan items Tuesday

| November 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission will hear a Martinez Police report Tuesday on public safety concerns in local parks. In his report, Chief Manjit Sappal said the presentation will cover a variety of public safety issues, but will concentrate on information that has been requested by the Commission. Those topics […]

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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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