This is the crime bulletin for Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
Friday, October 12, 2012
7:11 a.m.: Officers talked to two juveniles who were involved in an argument on Rose Drive.
9:21 a.m.: Police received a report of someone letting out a scream on Getty. Investigating officers found no one in distress.
9:53 a.m.: Officers were asked to document a case of credit card fraud on Southampton Road.
10:01 a.m.: There was another disturbance involving juveniles, this time on Violet.
10:34 a.m.: Police began investigating the theft of a vehicle from West Eighth Street.
10:39 a.m.: Police documented a case of vandalism that occurred on East Second Street.
1:18 p.m.: A person was reported missing from a residence on Corte Dorado.
1:38 p.m.: A 44-year-old Vallejo man was arrested on East Industrial Way for battery.
2:52 p.m.: A suspicious vehicle on West Seaview was driven by a parent dropping off a child at a nearby residence.
4:11 p.m.: Officers spoke to family members involved in a disturbance on Sandy Way.
7:25 p.m.: A case of battery was reported on Larkin but no arrests were made.
10:06 p.m.: Police opened a missing person case for a boy missing from a home on Violet.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
6:32 a.m.: A resident on West K Street was given a warning regarding the noise coming from the residence.
9:38 a.m.: Police began investigating a case of domestic violence on Cambridge.
9:54 a.m.: Officers assisted in having a vehicle towed from private property.
12:53 p.m.: An alarm activation at a residence on McAllister was chalked up to subscriber error.
1:18 p.m.: Officers talked to the people involved in sending unwanted text messages to a Benicia resident.
1:59 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a home on Windsor.
2:41 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at an East Industrial Way business.
3:01 p.m.: There was a family disturbance on Southampton Road. Officers counseled the family members involved.
7:15 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a residence on Hanlon.
7:40 p.m.: Officers were unable to find the dog reportedly running down Buena Vista.
7:46 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at an East Industrial business.
7:49 p.m.: Officers were unable to find a possible drunk driver reported on Military East.
8:50 p.m.: The car reported stolen from an address on Clearview was actually being driven by the reporting person’s daughter.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
1:01 a.m.: Police received a report of a shot fired near Bayview. Investigating officers spoke to some people in the area who heard the noise but thought it was a firework.
1:28 a.m.: Officers couldn’t find a car that was reportedly weaving in and out of its lane on Interstate 780.
3:16 a.m.: A caller reported a van driving slowly through a Southampton Road neighborhood.
3:28 a.m.: Officers spoke to the folks who were outside talking and listening to music on East H Street. They decided to go inside and to turn down the music after officers pointed out that is was rather late at night or early in the morning depending on one’s perspective.
11:38 a.m.: Officers spoke to the folks on Gardenia who were playing the music at a high volume.
12:51 p.m.: There was a hit and run accident on Rose Drive resulting in damage to a parked car.
2:02 p.m.: Officers assisted in the repossession of a vehicle from a Southampton Road address.
2:36 p.m.: A bicycle was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on West K Street.
4:00 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a business on Adams Street.
5:01 p.m.: Officers assisted in the repossession of a vehicle on Columbia.
6:05 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Teal Street business.
8:10 p.m.: A Solano Square business reported the theft of some items. The thief was found, the items recovered and a warning was given.
8:37 p.m.: There was a domestic altercation on Southampton Road.
8:46 p.m.: There was a report of a shot fired on Rose Drive.
10:35 p.m.: Officers couldn’t find the loud people reportedly in a park off Riverhill.
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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