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Benicia Police Log: Barking Dogs Identified, Man Arrested for Domestic Violence

The following information was supplied by the Benicia Police Department, unless otherwise noted, and does not indicate a conviction. Click the "Keep me posted" button for an alert when we publish this daily report.

This is the crime bulletin for August 17-19, 2012  from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.

Friday, August 17, 2012

12:03 a.m.: A 43-year-old Benicia man was arrested on Carlisle.  He was suspected of committing acts of domestic violence.

4:32 a.m.: Police received a report of suspicious characters hanging out neat Raley’s.  They were gone when officers arrived.

7:09 a.m.: A resident on Hillcrest reported receiveing phone calls that violated a court order.  Officers spoke to the person making the calls.

9:05 a.m.: A man and woman were reportedly having a loud argument on East N Street.  When contacted by officers they said everything was ok.

9:27 a.m.: Police issued a case number for a repossession on Kearney.

10:48 a.m.: A report of a truck causing a traffic hazard on East Third turned out to be unfounded.

11:18 a.m.: Officers were unable to locate a woman and man on First Street who were reportedly having a physical altercation.

12:12 p.m.: A gas station on Columbus Parkway reported that a customer drove away while the gas hose was still attached to the car.

2:44 p.m.: An East Second Street business asked for assistance in getting an unwanted guest to leave.  The guest left after speaking to officers.

2:48 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at A Southampton Road residence.

4:05 p.m.: Officers checked in with a business owner who was involved in a verbal altercation earlier in the day.  The business owner was fine.

4:18 p.m.: Officers talked to the kids who were hanging out in their car and playing their music at a high volume.  The kids turned down the volume after speaking to officers.

4:52 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Rose Drive business.

6:02 p.m.: Police were notified that a 17-year-old was refusing to return to an East L Street home.  Officers gave advice to both parent and child.

7:00 p.m.: Officers had a talk with the juvenile girl who threw eggs and salsa on a car on Goldenhill.  The girl cleaned the car and the police talked to her parents.

7:14 p.m.: Police received a report of a car driving through a Rose Drive park.  The car was gone when officers arrived.

7:27 p.m.: There was a barking dog on Rose Drive.  Officers were unable to talk to the dog’s people.

8:26 p.m.: A resident who was on Southampton Road spotted the suspect in a burglary that occurred some time ago.  The suspect was gone when officers arrived.

9:27 p.m.: A dog was barking on Belvedere.  Police were unable to talk to the dog’s people.

9:49 p.m.: A resident on Canyon agreed to turn down the music after speaking to officers.

10: 59 p.m.: Police received a report of a car parked at a Rose Drive park after posted park hours.  Officers spoke to the driver who was just leaving.

11:04 p.m.: A 47-year-old Benicia man was arrested for domestic violence.

11:07 p.m.: Officers issued a citation to a car parked in front of a hydrant on Arguello.

11:46 p.m.: Officers issued a citation to a car parked on Palace Court.  A resident reported the vehicle as being unfamiliar to the area.

11:48 p.m.: Police received a report of fuel in the roadway on Interstate 680.  The fire department handled the situation.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

12:38 a.m.: Police received a report of a possible drunk driver on Military East.  The car and its driver were gone when officers arrived on the scene.

12:57 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Getty Street business.

1:55 a.m.: Police received a report of a guy singing for several hours on First Street.  Officers talked to the man who agreed that it was time to go home.

1:56 a.m.: Police received multiple reports from West K Street of shots fired in the area.  Investigating officers determined the shots were fired in Crockett.

2:15 a.m.: About half the people involved in a fight on Riverhill ran away when officers arrived.  Officers talked to the other half.

2:22 a.m.: Officers couldn’t find the man who was reportedly yelling on Military East.

4:57 a.m.: There was a drunk woman causing a disturbance at a Buena Vista home.  Officers gave the gal a ride to a different house.

8:27 a.m.: A gun was stolen from a residence n Incline.

9:26 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Mountview home.

10:11 a.m.: There were multiple cars parked in a No Parking zone on Military West.  The drivers were shopping at a garage sale in the vicinity.

10:34 a.m.: A resident on West J Street reported their car was egged and front yard lights were broken.

2:16 p.m.: A citizen on Grant Street asked for an officer to verify a vehicle identification number.

3:20 p.m.: There was a non-injury traffic collision on Military East.

4:06 p.m.: Officers spoke to the participants in a verbal altercation on London.

4:40 p.m.: Officers spoke to a person who was asked not to enter a business.

5:54 p.m.: Police received a report of a vehicle blocking a driveway on East I Street.  The vehicle left the area before officers arrived.

6:25 p.m.: Two women on Chelsea Hills were having an argument.  Officers helped them resolve their issues.

6:47 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at an East Industrial business.

7:17 p.m.: Police received a report of a vehicle blocking a driveway on West Eighth Street.  They spoke to the vehicle’s owner who agreed to move the car.

7:22 p.m.: Police received a report of a violation of a court order on Columbus.

9:12 p.m.: Those gunshots heard on La Cruz were actually fireworks.

9:39 p.m.: There was a barking dog on Belvedere.

10:41 p.m.: There was a loud party on West K Street.  The participants agreed to be quieter and to move the party inside.

10:52 p.m.: A resident on Columbia reported hearing gunshots.  Officers were unable to locate anyone firing a gun.

11:27 p.m.: There was a dog barking on Warwick.. Officers spoke to the dog’s people.

11:40 p.m.: Police received a report of an open door on a car parked on Carlisle.  The door was closed when officers arrived on the scene.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

12:40 a.m.: Police received a report of an open car door on Cooper.  They shut the door.

12:48 a.m.: Officers issued a case number of  a repossession on Rinconada.

1:17 a.m.: Officers gave a warning to some people making a lot of noise on First Street.

1:37 a.m.: Police received a report of a loud party on Sandy.  Officers were unable to find the party.

1:47 a.m.: A resident on East N Street reported hearing loud banging noises.  Officers were unable to locate the noise or its possible source.

1:50 a.m.: Two signs were pulled out of the ground on East Fifth Street.

2:31 a.m.: A resident on Hastings thought there was an intruder in her home.  Officers checked the house and yard and didn’t find an intruder.

3:17 a.m.: A resident on East Sixth Street complained of a group of loud people outside.  Officers spoke to the group and convinced them to be quiet.

6:16 a.m.: A 28-year-old Benicia man was arrested for domestic violence and a probation violation.

9:31 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a business on Polk.

9:38 a.m.: A resident on La Cruz reported solicitors in the area.  Officers were unable to find them.

12:53 p.m.: Officers were unable to find a reckless driver on First Street.

1:23 p.m.: A barking dog on Carsten earned its people a visit from police.

1:41 p.m.: Officers were asked to document the theft of medication from a store in Solano Square.

4:23 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate multiple subjects who were trespassing at a property on Bayshore.

5:44 p.m.: Officers were unable to find the people setting off bottle rockets in the vicinity of Rose Drive.

6:03 p.m.: Officers began an investigation into a case of fraudulent credit card use reported by a resident on Bolton.

7:02 p.m.: There was a domestic disturbance on McCall.

8:06 p.m.: Police began investigating a residential burglary on Carolina Drive.

9:11 p.m.: Officers talked to the people who were playing loud music on Buchanan.

9:34 p.m.: Officers separated the participants in a family domestic disturbance on East L Street.

10:13 p.m.: Officers spoke to a resident on Clos Duvall whose dog was barking.

10:55 p.m.: Police received a report of gunshots from a resident on West K Street.  Investigating officers didn’t find anyone in distress.

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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