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.
Sunday, Feb. 12
A woman said to be 45 years old and wrapped in a light colored blanket was standing on the corner of Castro Street and cursing at passersby at 5:41 a.m. Common midlife crisis stuff.
Two men were confronted for shoplifting at the Walgreens at 11:16 a.m. and one of them punched the manager and then both of them fled on foot.
Tuesday, Feb. 14
Happy Valentines Day. I love love.
A string of vehicles on Alhambra Way were allegedly covered in mayonnaise around 10 a.m.
A bent spoon that may have been used for drugs was reportedly found by the train tracks near Howe Road around 6 p.m.
I didn’t have a Valentine today. Lol.
Wednesday, Feb. 15
At 1:29 a.m., a Ferry Street resident could hear some kind of banging on his walls, which was interrupting his sleep.
Thursday, Feb. 16
A disturbance was reported at 7:52 a.m. when a man in a Raiders hat was walking down Main Street cursing and yelling.
A man allegedly peed in a jar and then poured it on Alhambra High School property in the lower parking lot at 11:01 p.m.
At lunchtime some freakin’ lady ordered food at the Canton restaurant on Main Street and then didn’t pay for it.
A man who looked drunk was screaming and holding up his pants on Main Street at 4:06 p.m.
At 10 p.m., two young hooligans stole beer from the Quik Stop Market on Alhambra Avenue.
Friday, Feb. 17
A customer had their tires popped by a man with a knife in the Quik Stop Market parking lot on Muir Road around 1:30 a.m.
Saturday, Feb. 18
At 8:15 a.m., a woman may have urinated on herself after playing the lottery machine inside the Safeway for two hours.
Aggressive panhandling was reported at the Amtrak station at 10:41 p.m.
At 2:49 p.m., a woman looking for someone living in an apartment on Carquinez Scenic Drive was blasting her car horn, followed by walking around the apartment complex screaming and cursing.
Sunday, Feb. 19
Five or six dudes were seen ripping off their shirts as if they were about to fight at the far left side of the Muir Lodge Motel on Alhambra Avenue at 12:33 a.m.
Two couples were observed inside the bathroom nearest the outdoor bocce ball courts. They were sitting on the toilets fully clothed with beer cans and aluminum foil on their laps.The observation happened around 5:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 20
At 1:42 p.m., a Safeway shopper claimed that their purse was taken out of the cart while they were shopping. The purse was said to be made of brown leather and contain everything.
Tuesday, Feb. 21
At 12:15 p.m., a little chihuahua was running in Parkway Drive creating a traffic hazard.
At 7:41 p.m., a man attempted to steal from the Virginia Hills Safeway but left behind a backpack when he fled. Inside the bag were drugs and items lifted from the CVS a few doors over.