According to police, the owner of a car on the 200 block of Weber Street discovered an intoxicated Carlos Martel, 30, asleep in the backseat at about 5 a.m. Police said Martel had tried to steal from the unlocked car the night before.
Martel was arrested and booked without incident. Feb. 23
• 6:50 p.m.: A pedestrian had moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital by ambulance after he was hit by a car near Ward Avenue. Ted Young, 40, of Patterson, was arrested by police on suspicion of driving under the influence.
• Items in this column are a sample of reports in the Patterson Police Services dispatcher’s daily log. Charges may have been added or dropped after press time, and all suspects are assumed innocent until proven guilty.