This is the crime bulletin for Monday, September 3, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
2:24 a.m.: A 28-year-old Spanish man was arrested on East Fifth Street for driving while intoxicated.
3:39 a.m.: A cell phone was reported stolen in Solano Square.
7:58 a.m.: Police received a report of a man tampering with a vehicle on Rankin. Officers found the man and determined he was tampering with a car he owned.
8:02 a.m.: There was a non-injury traffic collision on Clearview.
8:11 a.m.: Police opened an investigation into a car burglary on Cove.
8:35 a.m.: Officers were unable to locate a solicitor who was reportedly working the neighborhood in the vicinity of Charmian Court.
9:01 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a home on Aspinwall.
9:57 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to a home on Sandy where a family dispute was occurring.
10:15 a.m.: A resident on East E Street reported that someone had gone through the belongings in his car.
11:19 a.m.: A resident on Chelsea Hills reported that someone came to her home looking for a room to rent.
12:10 p.m.: Numerous vehicles parked in a Southampton Road apartment complex were burglarized.
1:19 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Southampton Road business.
2:42 p.m.: A business on Southampton Road reported that someone had used a counterfeit bill to make a purchase.
2:43 p.m.: Officers successfully mediated a family dispute on West M Street.
6:16 p.m.: A resident on Southampton Road requested an officer to assist with a family matter.
7:18 p.m.: Police received a complaint about a vehicle on Heather.
7:19 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a residence on Panorama.
7:37 p.m.: Officers spoke to a person who may have violated a court order.
8:02 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a business on East L Street.
8:28 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate a possible drunk driver on Rose Drive.
9:33 p.m.: Officers spoke to a resident on Andrew Court whose barking dog was bothering neighbors.
10:48 p.m.: Officers received a report of a missing girl. They were able to quickly find her.
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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