This is the crime bulletin for Wednesday, August 29, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
1:00 a.m.: Police received a report of shots fired in the vicinity of Military East. Investigating officers didn’t find any suspicious activity in the area.
3:23 a.m.: A resident on La Cruz called police to report noises in her side yard. Officers were unable to find anything out of place.
4:26 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a First Street business.
8:04 a.m.: Police received a report of a person and a dog sleeping in a car on Carlisle. Officers found the car and the dog and contacted the dog’s person who agreed to take the dog in the house.
12:07 p.m.: Police ticketed a young man on Military West for possession of drugs.
2:22 p.m.: Officers arrested a 55-year-old Walnut Creek man on an outstanding warrant issued in Chico. The arrest took place on Southampton Road.
3:07 p.m.: A resident on Clos Duvall reported an ongoing issue with a barking dog in the neighborhood. Officers left a message for the dog’s person.
3:35 p.m.: Officers began an investigation into the passing of a bad check.
7:09 p.m.: Police received a report of a juvenile missing from a West 14th Street residence. Officers were able to quickly locate the child.
7:20 p.m.: Officers opened an investigation into the violation of a court order. The alleged violation occurred on West Second Street.
8:21 p.m.: A resident on Linda Vista reported a car in the neighborhood with the door wide open. Officers were able to locate the owner and determined that nothing was missing.
8:29 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate the vehicle on East Second Street that had the radio volume too high.
8:53 p.m.: The people who care for the barking dog on Vista were told the neighbors were getting tired of all the noise.
9:16 p.m.: Officers determined that a raccoon was responsible for activating an alarm at a West Channel Road business.
10:34 p.m.: Police received a 911 call from a residence on Rankin. It was determined that a baby playing with the phone made the call.
10:41 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to First Street where a verbal altercation was taking place. Officers were unable to locate anyone arguing.
11:36 p.m.: Police issued a case number for a repossession on Turner.
Editor’s Note: Even though I inject a bit of humor into these police logs, please remember, the men and women whose job it is to protect us rarely find it funny when they are approaching a drunk person or a building where the alarm is going off.
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