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.
Wednesday, April 26
At 2:24 a.m., a man was walking up and down Polson Circle with a bike with a red light on it by his side. The red light was actually ET phoning home.
At 5:33 a.m., a man with a beard was driving down Orchard View Avenue shining a flashlight into parked car windows.
At 8:53 a.m., a man re-entered CVS with a cane after stealing it and removing the tags moments before.
At 3:20 p.m., two kids stole cough syrup from the Marina Market. I hope they’re feeling better.
At 5:12 p.m., a man in his late 20s walked out of the Virginia Hills Safeway with $200 to $300 in groceries in one cart.
At 5:24 p.m., a man about six foot tall wearing camouflage pants was punching the air on Alhambra Avenue.
At 6:49 p.m., a woman allegedly stabbed her sister in the forehead with a car key causing bleeding. And I thought my brother was bad.
At 10 p.m., a man was aggressive towards his mother on Gilger Avenue.
Thursday, April 27
“Help me,” was heard yelled twice by a male voice from a Brown Street residence at 1 a.m.
A woman dropped off her child at a daycare on Midhill and came back to her car to find her purse and lunchbox stolen at 7:20 a.m., which is much too early for lunch.
A woman reported her boyfriend beating a trash can with a bat at 9:31 a.m. Beating trash cans is the new cross fit.
Friday, April 28
A Ricks Avenue resident found his girlfriend in his driveway at 1:41 a.m. She had a bat.
Saturday, April 29
At 2:10 p.m., a man allegedly stole a pit bull by pouring a milkshake on the owner by the Jack In the Box on Alhambra Avenue.
Around 7 p.m., a woman shoved a man a few times in the Wal-Mart parking lot off Arnold Drive.
At 11:08 p.m., a “big guy” with dark hair at Nu Rays was allegedly intimidating and possibly looking to harm another man.
Sunday, April 30
A man wearing a mask, camouflage pants and a red sweater was possibly taking pictures of children at Hidden Valley Park at 10:13 a.m.
Four men were seen dropping items onto the train tracks near Franklin Canyon Road at 3:10 p.m.
A woman in sunglasses took a bottle of wine without paying for it at the Marina Market at 4:07 p.m.
An argument between a couple was heard on Warren Street at 6:52 p.m. A slap was also heard.
Monday, May 1
A man was yelling at himself for over an hour that ended at 3:25 a.m. He was spotted on Brown Street near the creek sans shirt.
Just before 10 a.m., a man pulled his gray sweatpants down and exposed himself in front of the Main Street Starbucks. Don’t even flash me until I’ve had my coffee.
A man fitting the same description from above was spotted an hour later at the Safeway across from the adult school. His pants were still down and it appeared he may have defecated on himself.
Tuesday, May 2
Around 2 a.m., a man decided Berrellesa Street was the right spot to chill so he stood in the road and did not move for cars wanting to go by.
At 7:17 a.m., a man in dark clothing was harassing Amtrak customers by “saying strange things that don’t make sense.” He was probably saying that hot dogs are a type of sandwich.