This is the crime bulletin for Monday, October 1, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
8:35 a.m.: Police opened an investigation into a case of battery. Someone got hit in the head with a tape measure.
8:42 a.m.: Officers opened an investigation into the theft of metal from a Military West location.
12:08 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a residence on Sandy.
12:10 p.m.: Officers opened an investigation into a violation of the Benicia Municipal Code. The alleged violation took place on Military East.
12:49 p.m.: Officers spoke to members of a family on La Cruz who were in the midst of a disagreement.
1:41 p.m.: Officers assisted in the removal of a vehicle from private property on Bayshore Road.
2:21 p.m.: Two women were involved in a disagreement in Solano Square. They had separated prior to the arrival of officers.
3:56 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a West K Street residence.
4:40 p.m.: Police had to intervene when a heated discussion regarding homework erupted at a Rose Drive residence.
5:08 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a West K Street residence.
5:48 p.m.: Police received information regarding a missing Fairfield teen.
6:14 p.m.: A 23-year-old Benicia man was arrested for grand theft, possession of methamphetamine and possession of a hypodermic syringe.
6:31 p.m.: Police received a report of a dog locked in a car on Military East. Car and animal were gone when investigating officers arrived.
6:53 p.m.: An alarm activation at an East Industrial Way business was attributed to subscriber error.
8:00 p.m.: A kid on Raymond got caught spray-painting the street. He had to clean up the mess.
9:23 p.m.: Police received a report of an unsupervised juvenile couple playing on a gazebo on West K Street.
11:44 p.m.: Police received a report of two or three individuals involved in an altercation on Sunset. The suspects had disappeared when officers arrived.
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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