Benicia Police Log: Chanting on Warwick, Drunk Guys Don’t buy Booze on East Second Street

The following information was supplied by the Benicia Police Department, and unless otherwise noted, an arrest 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 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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