This is the crime bulletin for August 31-September 2, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
Friday, August 31, 2012
7:58 a.m.: Police received a report of a woman kicking the sides of a bus stop on Military West. The woman was gone when officers arrived and there didn’t appear to be any damage to the bus stop.
9:17 a.m.: There were cones blocking the handicap parking spaces at an East Second Street business.
9:56 a.m.: Police received a report of a burglar at a residence on Bayview. Officers determined the man was collecting his personal property but that he didn’t have permission to be in the residence.
12:30 p.m.: A resident on Bradford failed to properly disarm the burglar alarm.
1:13 p.m.: The large vehicle spotted driving slowly through various neighborhoods in town was picking up items for a charity.
1:45 p.m.: The guy who was riding his bicycle on Interstate 780 was escorted off the freeway and cited.
2:08 p.m.: Two boys were having a shouting match on Southampton Road.
2:29 p.m.: A resident on Rose Drive failed to turn off the burglar alarm in a timely fashion.
2:30 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a residence on Townsend.
4:34 p.m.: A suspicious person seen loitering near a Columbus Parkway business was waiting for the employees to show up.
5:33 p.m.: A resident on Rose Drive set off the burglar alarm at their house.
5:37 p.m.: A resident on Oxford set off the burglar alarm at their home.
5:44 p.m.: Two people on East L Street were involved in a verbal altercation. Apparently one of the people involved thought the other person was a reckless driver.
6:09 p.m.: There was a non-injury traffic collision on East L Street.
6:32 p.m.: The three cars reportedly blocking an alley in the vicinity of Military East were gone when officers arrived to investigate.
6:51 p.m.: A resident on East N Street reported that some mail had been stolen.
7:06 p.m.: A car parked in a Southampton Road parking lot was vandalized.
7:10 p.m.: A resident on Lindo reported fireworks being ignited in the area.
8:38 p.m.: Officers were able to talk to a person who was setting off fireworks near Military East.
9:43 p.m.: A resident on West 13th Street reported that couches in his driveway were moved to the middle of the street. Officers helped him move the couches back.
10:08 p.m.: A resident on Church Street filed a missing person report.
10:43 p.m.: Officers opened an investigation into the theft of a bicycle from a Southampton Road address.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
12:09 a.m.: A 29-year-old Bay Point man was arrested on outstanding warrants issued in Contra Costa County.
1:03 a.m.: Officers were unable to locate the loud people in the vicinity of Anderson.
1:54 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Columbus Parkway business.
2:18 a.m.: Officers spoke to a group of people hanging out on West F Street. The noise made by the group was disturbing neighbors.
3:26 a.m.: A resident on La Cruz was agreed to bring a barking dog into the house.
3:52 a.m.: The host of a loud party on Panorama agreed to close the windows.
6:54 a.m.: A woman found behind a West Second Street business was fine.
10:51 a.m.: The Animal Control Officer will follow up with a resident on Mills whose barking dog was disturbing people.
12:41 p.m.: Officers spoke to the owners of a couch that was blocking the sidewalk. The owners agreed to move the couch.
6:24 p.m.: Police separated the two men who were engaged in a shouting match on East L Street.
8:43 p.m.: Officers were unable to find the two men and a woman involved in a verbal altercation on First Street.
8:47 p.m.: Officers arrested a 32-year-old Rodeo woman for public drunkenness on Military East.
9:26 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate the person or persons responsible for setting off fireworks in the vicinity of West F Street.
9:57 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a First Street business.
10:04 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate the person or persons responsible for setting off fireworks in the vicinity of Military West.
10:36 p.m.: A 27-year-old Vallejo man was arrested for drunk driving on East Fifth Street.
10:46 p.m.: Officers were unable to talk to the people on Warwick whose barking dog was disturbing neighbors.
11:10 p.m.: A residence on Warwick was vandalized.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
12:18 a.m.: A car parked on East J Street was vandalized.
7:07 a.m.: A car parked on West K Street was vandalized.
7:52 a.m.: A mother and her adult son were having an argument at a residence on East K Street.
8:28 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Park Road business.
8:42 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a business on East Industrial.
9:12 a.m.: There was a non-injury traffic collision on East Second Street.
12:08 p.m.: Officers looked for but were unable to locate a suspicious person seen in the vicinity of West Fifth Street.
2:25 p.m.: A resident on Gordon Court failed to properly disarm the burglar alarm.
4:08 p.m.: Officers talked to the kids who were playing the loud music on East L Street.
4:11 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate the possible drunk boaters reported in the vicinity of Dillon Point.
4:22 p.m.: Officers helped a citizen on Grant who needed assistance verifying a vehicle identification number.
4:45 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a residence on Greenbrier.
5:10 p.m.: A vehicle on East Second Street was towed.
6:43 p.m.: A child got out a residence on Military East and wandered into the street. After being notified, the parents purchased a baby gate to better secure the door.
6:46 p.m.: A man was picked up on West K Street for being drunk in public.
6:50 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate a group of kids who were reportedly fighting on Southampton Road.
9:49 p.m.: The unfamiliar car parked on Piercy was gone when officers arrived to investigate.
10:12 p.m.: Police received a report of a gunshot in the vicinity of West H Street. Fireworks were seen in the area just prior to receiving the report.
10:32 p.m.: Officers spoke to two juveniles who jumped a fence behind a First Street business.
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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