This is the crime bulletin for Friday-Sunday, November 2-4, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
Friday, November 2, 2012
12:19 a.m.: A woman on West Fifth reported that a man was knocking on her door. He was gone when officers arrived.
7:17 p.m.: Two kids got into a fight on Chelsea Hills.
7:18 p.m.: A resident on Warwick heard someone chanting. When officers arrived to investigate they found no chanters.
8:04 p.m.: The suspicious person loading stuff into a truck on Clifton was a contractor.
8:06 p.m.: A man on a ladder in the vicinity of Southampton Road was working on his cable.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
12:56 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate a man who was reportedly driving recklessly on East Second Street and may have had an open container of alcohol in the car.
6:02 p.m.: The back door of an unoccupied home on East H Street was open. Officers determined that there was no forced entry and closed the door.
6:20 p.m.: A man on Southampton Road was reportedly assaulted by his roommate. The roommate was uncooperative with officers who arrived to investigate.
9:12 p.m.: An air gun was stolen on Military West.
9:28 p.m.: Police received a report of a drunk man with a knife on Military East. Officers were unable to locate the man.
9:35 p.m.: There was a verbal altercation between family members on Military East.
11:49 p.m.: Officers talked to the person on Viewmont who was playing his music a little too loudly for the comfort of his neighbors.
11:54 p.m.: The hosts of a loud party on Southampton Road refused to open the door when officers arrived but did agree to turn down the volume.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
12:22 a.m.: Officers spoke to the people hosting a loud party on Cambridge. They agreed to turn down the music.
12:26 p.m.: Police received a complaint about a barking dog on Winston. The complaint was forwarded to the Animal Control Officer.
12:28 p.m.: The altercation reported on Military East was a couple of friends goofing around.
1:03 a.m.: A 25-year-old woman was arrested on Military West for drunk driving.
1:40 a.m.: Officers spoke to the man who was knocking on the door of an East N Street residence.
2:02 a.m.: A 33-year-old man was arrested on Southampton Road for a variety of alleged drug violations.
3:43 a.m.: That car sitting on the side of Interstate 780 with the truck wide open was owned by the guy working to fix the car’s flat tire.
6:25 a.m.: A resident on East L Street reported suspicious activity by some tenants in the building.
6:59 a.m.: Some wooden supports for trees on Denfield were knocked down causing the trees to bend over.
8:10 a.m.: The report that a man was sleeping in a car on East Second Street was unfounded.
10:33 a.m.: Police received a report of a woman walking in the center divide of Southampton road with no shoes on. Officers were unable to locate the woman.
1:47 p.m.: There was a suspicious person reported on East I Street. He was gone when officers arrived.
3:27 p.m.: Officers spoke to the driver of a car that was reportedly driving in a reckless manner of East Industrial Way.
7:50 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at an East Second Street business.
7:58 p.m.: Three teens on East Fifth Street reported being followed. The followers were gone when officers arrived.
8:12 p.m.: Officers took the time to speak to members of a family on Violet who were having difficulty with one another.
9:30 p.m.: A citizen on Rose Drive asked for and received assistance from the police.
10:46 p.m.: Police advised those drunk guys who were trying to buy booze on East Second Street that they were cut off.
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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