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Traffic stop nets drugs, gun, cash

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A traffic stop led to the arrest of a young man, as well as the confiscation of drugs, a gun and narcotics-related paraphernalia Saturday. At approximately 1:48 a.m., Martinez Police conducted a traffic stop in the 3500 block of Pacheco Boulevard. During this traffic stop, they contacted …

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Police Blotter: March 29 – April 2, 2017

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune 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, March 29 A car fire was reported around the Valero gas station on Alhambra Avenue at 9:48 …

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‘Martinez Open Space & Park Protection Committee’ launches Initiative

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A new Initiative has been created by “Friends of Pine Meadow” and “Thousand Friends of Martinez” founders Tim Platt and Mark Thomson, along with Kerry Kilmer. The following was released Monday by the “Martinez Open Space and Park Protection Committee”: “The Martinez Open Space and Park Protection …

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Martinez Police Blotter: March 22-28, 2017

Wednesday, March 22 At 1:11 a.m., a couple was heard yelling at each other outside an apartment complex on Ferry Street. Just before 4 a.m., a big tree reportedly fell onto two vehicles on Canyon Way. I thought it was spring. At 6:28 a.m., a woman in a brown leather …

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Woman struck by Amtrak train in downtown Martinez

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A woman was struck by a train while walking her dog in downtown Martinez Tuesday morning. According to Martinez Police, officers responded to the railroad tracks in the 400 block of Ferry Street around 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, for a report of a person struck by …

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Dogs baseball breaks losing skid

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a pair of consecutive losses, the Bulldogs turned to their most consistent performer of the season to get them out of the hole. The Alhambra boys baseball team’s 2-0 win over St. Mary’s-Albany came behind yet another six shutout innings. In 28 2/3 innings …

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Park It: Scottish Fair at Ardenwood

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune The pipes are calling and the clans will gather at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont on Saturday, April 1, for the annual Tartan Day Scottish Fair. Sponsored by the East Bay Regional Park District and the East Bay Scottish Association, the always-colorful event …

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Martinez Arrest Log: March 21-26, 2017

Those appearing in the following listings have only been arrested on suspicion of the crimes indicated and are presumed innocent. Arrests listed may not necessarily have taken place in Martinez. • Gina Demercurio, 33, was arrested March 26 on charges of possession of narcotic controlled substance. • Eddie Martinez, 40, was arrested …

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March 31: Where in Martinez? …

Where in Martinez was this photo taken? The first person to correctly identify the location will win two free tickets to Contra Costa Stadium Cinemas! Email admin@martineztribune.com or post your guesses in the comments section at http://martineztribune.com. Good luck! Please note: due to the large volume of guesses, the Tribune …

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