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Arrest log: July 20-23, 2016

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. • Conor Gorham, 22, was arrested July 20 on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol. • Modesto Nunez, …

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Police blotter: July 20-26, 2016

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, July 20 At 1:32 a.m., a Brown Street resident reported a suspicious man that looked to be …

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Oh, deer!

Resident deer lay in the shade Sunday afternoon, among the tombstones at Alhambra Cemetery. Can you spot how many deer are in this picture? (PRESTON CLARK / Courtesy)

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East Bay Stand Down to help displaced vets

By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune Veterans of Foreign Wars know that nothing develops camaraderie better than serving alongside fellow men and women in times of war. For countless members of the VFW, including members of local Post 1351, that fellowship lasts long after their active service in the Armed Forces …

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National Night Out to unite community, law enforcement

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The timing of the Aug. 2 National Night Out may be carrying greater significance in the wake of recent strife around the country. Law enforcement is carrying a particularly heavy heart these days in light of the ambush deaths in Dallas earlier …

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Probe finds shelter procedures not followed

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune An investigation by Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) officials found staff failed to follow established protocol and practiced poor communication when performing end of life procedures on dogs June 18 when one of five was mistakenly put down. CCAS shelter staff performed services on five …

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Arrest log: July 13-19, 2016

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. • Jose Gonzalez-Ruiz, 51, was arrested July 13 on charges of failure to report for work release program. • Angelica …

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Police blotter: July 13-19, 2016

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, July 13 At 2:40 a.m., a resident of Twinflower Court noticed at least two people talking on …

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Otters shine at Devil Mountain; MCST wins over ‘Dolfins’

On Wednesday evening, July 6, the Martinez Community Swim Team (MCST) Otters took on the Pleasant Hill “Dolfins” in a first-ever meeting between these two local teams. Top scorers for the Otter girls included Lizzy Atencio (17), Bella Wilhite (6), Adelina Purewal (7), Briar Cue (7) and Ava Hansen (6). …

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New high school campus construction continues

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The structural steel skeleton for a new high school is again rising on a Martinez site where 108 years ago the old Alhambra High School once stood. The project is back on track and moving full speed ahead after delays put the …

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