This is the crime bulletin for Monday, October 22, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
6:17 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at an East Second Street business.
6:21 a.m.: An employee at a Getty Street business accidentally set off the burglar alarm.
7:37 a.m.: Police are investigating a car theft that occurred on Chelsea Hills Drive.
7:56 a.m.: Officers couldn’t find the dog that was running around on Rose Drive causing a traffic hazard.
11:19 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at an East H Street home.
12:47 p.m.: A vehicle was towed from private property on Riverview Terrace.
1:21 p.m.: Police received a report of a suspicious man walking back and forth on Wainwright. The man was gone when officers arrived to investigate.
1:36 p.m.: A solicitor on O’Farrell was found to have all the proper paperwork.
2:43 p.m.: A 33-year-old Rodeo man was arrested because of outstanding warrants issued by Solano County.
2:45 p.m.: Two vehicles parked in a red zone on Hastings were cited.
5:12 p.m.: A 46-year-old Benicia man was arrested for vandalism, false imprisonment and domestic battery. The man was taken to county jail.
6:55 p.m.: A resident on Warwick called police complaining about a person in his home disturbing the caller’s peace. Officers investigated and found nothing but peace at the residence.
8:04 p.m.: The disappearing barking dog was heard by a resident on West L Street for nearly two hours but not by the police officer who was sent to investigate.
8:18 p.m.: A resident on Riverview complained of a loud banging noise coming from a neighbor’s home. Officers spoke to the neighbor who agreed to quiet down for the evening.
9:13 p.m.: Officers are investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Rose Drive.
11:27 p.m.: A 46-year-old Benicia man was arrested on Rose Drive for metal theft.
11:52 p.m.: There was a suspicious man reported on Dover. He was gone when officers arrived.
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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