Benicia Police Log: Family Unrest Throughout Town and Kids on a Gazebo

The following information was supplied by the Benicia Police Department, unless otherwise noted, and 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 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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Joe Feltcher October 02, 2012 at 10:58 PM
I was down at Starbucks at Southampton this weekend and parking is MUCH better down there now that Mike and Gail's is gone.


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