By DANNY YOEONO
The crime blotter is compiled from public record and is not confirmed by Martinez Police or any other party unless otherwise stated. Some accounts may be unfounded.
Monday, Jan. 23
At 11 a.m., a man in an orange beanie threw an apple core at a Starbucks patron but missed. Could this be the same orange beanie guy from last Thursday?
A woman left Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in a taxi at 3:50 p.m. after being discharged, but failed to get her IV removed first. Instructions were given for her to return to have it removed safely.
Around 6 p.m., a man in a black tracksuit entered the Dollar Tree on Arnold Drive wearing a backpack. When asked to leave it at the front register, he threw it at an employee. Must be in a hurry to pay $1 for stuff.
Tuesday, Jan. 24
A man wearing baggy pants came into the Jack in the Box and left behind a syringe and some powder substance at 9:48 a.m.
A woman in black clothing was attempting to sleep inside the Starbucks on Main Street while being asked to leave by employees. Serve her some dang coffee!
At 8 p.m., a man inside Walmart was observed cutting tags off merchandise and then placing those items inside a red backpack which also had the tag cut. He was arrested.
Wednesday, Jan. 25
12:45 a.m. Ulfinian Way. Out of control roomie. Losing it. Forty years old. No shirt. Pocket knife carrier.
3:37 a.m. Alhambra Avenue. Woman’s face slapped several times. Slapper is a woman.
Association between women unknown.
6:33 a.m. Woman stated she is being targeted. Someone. Somewhere.
9:52 a.m. Amtrak Station. Java Stop. Woman. Drunk. Disturbance.
10:25 a.m. Arnold Road. McDonald’s. Man. Raiders Hat. Yelling. Throwing things. Should’ve ordered the happy meal.
2:08 p.m. Boynton Avenue. Chocolate lab. Boy chased.
6:20 p.m. Ferry Street. Man. Tattoos. Saggy pants. Holding beer. Yelling at traffic.
Thursday, Jan. 26
12:41 p.m. Pine Street. County Administration Building. Fourth floor. Man. White shirt. Red stripes. Got off elevator thinking he was at the hospital.
6:18 p.m. Parkway Drive. Mt. View Park. Screaming heard. Sounded like a girl.
8:39 p.m. Morello Avenue. Woman. Baggy clothes. Beige pants except where it appears she had soiled herself. Drunk.
Friday, Jan. 27
7:04 a.m. Escobar Street. Marina Market. Theft. Jacket, gloves and other items that I didn’t know they sold at the Marina Market.
Saturday, Jan. 28
6:29 a.m. Alhambra Avenue. Safeway. Woman. Attempted theft. Ejected from store. Came back in to buy donut. Told to leave again. Asks for an ambulance. Harasses customers.
6:11 p.m. Alhambra Avenue. Safeway parking lot. Woman. Asked drivers in lot for a ride. When they refused she would attempt to open car doors to get in the cars.
Sunday, Jan. 29
10:59 a.m. Main Street. Farmers Market. Man attempting to get free items from booths at the farmers market.
8:23 p.m. Roux Court. Man. States his ex is throwing his things out of the house.
Monday, Jan. 30
7:27 p.m. Estudillo Street. Man. Lying down in driveway. Blocking woman from parking at her home. Cursing. Refusing to move.
Tuesday, Jan. 31
2:56 a.m. Arnold Drive. Walmart parking lot. Man. Black with green striped sweatpants. Yelling at vehicles. Drunk.
3:47 a.m. Morello Avenue. Muir Creek apartments. Man. Carrying shirt in his hand. Punching out light poles. Yelling “Fremont, California.”
8:12 a.m. Alhambra Avenue. Jack In the Box. Woman. Arguing with anyone going inside the restaurant. Making stabbing motions with the pen in her hand.
11:48 a.m. Arnold Drive. Walmart. Man. Stuffed pants with $20 to $30 worth of merchandise. Fled the store to his car. He then hit a van.