Benicia Police Log: Go Kart Riders on Stoneman and Wobbly Walkers on Military East

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This is the crime bulletin for October 5-7, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.

Friday, October 5, 2012

1:22 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at an East Channel Road business.

1:37 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at business on Camel.

10:40 a.m.: A window was broken at a vacant house on Belvedere.

11:05 a.m.: An unlocked vehicle on Southampton Road was broken into and a variety of items were stolen.

11:29 a.m.: Officers spoke to a resident on Periwinkle who had the music turned up a bit too much for the comfort of neighbors.   It is not the first time police have received noise complaints about this residence.

11:56 a.m.: Police received a truancy report from the school district.

4:00 p.m.: A citizen retrieving personal items from a Southampton Road address requested a police presence.

4:07 p.m.: A former employee of an East Channel Road business was making threats.

4:34 p.m.: A resident on Lindo Street asked police to ask a bunch of kids sitting on their front lawn to move along.  Officers did as requested.

5:12 p.m.: The kids who were riding the go-cart on Stoneman were told by officers to stop.

5:19 a.m.: A resident on London was the victim of identity fraud.

6:21 p.m.: Officer talked to the two guys who were fighting on Military East and convinced them to stop.

7:21 p.m.: A man on Wingfield reported receiving harassing text messages from a woman.  Officers contacted the woman.

9:20 p.m.: Police opened an investigation into a person missing from a Southampton Road address.

9:56 p.m.: Police received multiple reports of a loud party on Sunrise.  Officers talked to the hosts who agreed to turn down the volume.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

12:10 a.m.: Officers looked for but couldn’t find a suspected drunk driver on Columbus.

1:05 a.m.: Police received a report of a group of men throwing glass bottles on the ground.  Officers spoke to the men.

2:03 a.m.: A resident on East H Street reported an unknown person was knocking on the door.   The person was gone when officers arrived.

4:00 a.m.: Officers came to the aid of an employee at a Military East business who was being harassed by a customer.

8:21 a.m.: A purse was stolen on First Street.

8:54 a.m.: Police received a report of a man trying to break into two cars parked on East Fifth Street.  The man was gone and the cars were fine when officers arrived.

11:00 a.m.: A truck was unloading goods and blocking an alley on First Street.  The driver finished his work shortly after speaking to officers.

11:24 a.m.: A citizen reported someone had gone through his belongings in a storage unit of Jackson Street.  Officers found no sign of forced entry to the unit.

1:23 p.m.: There was a hit and run in the parking lot of the Texaco/Jack-in-the-Box on Goodyear Road.

4:29 p.m.: A man and woman were involved in a loud argument on Seaview.

5:59 p.m.: Police received a report of a woman drinking alcohol while driving her car on West J Street.  Officers were unable to find the woman.

6:38 p.m.: The suspicious person in a car parked in an alley near East Fifth Street was waiting for a friend.  After speaking to officers he agreed to move his car to a legal parking spot.

6:52 p.m.: Police received a report of a man looking over fences and into garages on East H Street.  Officers were unable to locate the man.

6:58 p.m.: A citizen on Military West reported receiving harassing texts and phone calls.  Officers spoke to the person making the calls and sending the texts.

7:19 p.m.:  There was a report of a woman screaming and a dog barking on Bolton.  Officers would locate neither.

10:04 p.m.: The go-cart riders were back on Stoneman but stopped their driving before officers showed up.

10:06 p.m.: Officers spoke to the skateboard crew that was grinding in Solano Square.

10:25 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate a man on Military East who was reportedly having a difficult time walking.  The person who called police about the man suspected he had been drinking.

10:46 p.m.: A resident on Rankin called police to report a neighbor banging on the floor.  Investigating officers found the banging was coming from an unhappy teen.

 11:16 p.m.: Officers spoke to the owners of a continuously barking dog that lives on West K Street.

11:18 p.m.: Officers spoke to the hosts of a party on Buena Vista that was a bit too loud for the neighbors.

11:19 p.m.: There was a loud party on Arguello.  Officers talked to the hosts who agreed to turn down the volume.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

12:16 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Park Road business.

12:44 a.m.: Two juveniles who were reported missing were found on East K Street and returned to their parents.

1:03 a.m.: Police received a complaint about the noise made by a group of people outside a First Street business.  Officers contacted the business.  The patrons were brought inside and closed the doors were closed

1:11 a.m.: Police received a report of three people jumping the fence at the James Lemos Swim Center.  The trespassers were gone when officers arrived.

1:53 a.m.: A 48-year-old Benicia woman was arrested on Hospital Road for drunk driving.

4:42 a.m.: Police received a report of several gunshots fired in the vicinity of Woodbridge.  Officers were unable to locate anyone with a gun after an extensive search of the area.

4:16 p.m.: Police received a report of a man driving erratically on Military West while trying to roll a joint.

4:37 p.m.: There was a report of a man sitting in a park on West Seaview, smoking marijuana.

4:41 p.m.: Officers aided in the repossession of a vehicle on Hastings Drive.

4:56 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a business on Park Road.

5:19 p.m.: Yet another person on Military East was reportedly having trouble walking a straight line.

5:24 p.m.: The trespassers at a home on Alta Loma turned out to be the new tenants.

6:17 p.m.: Officers tried to mediate a neighbor dispute on Sunset.  Neither party was open to the police helping solve the problem but both parties agreed to stay away from each other.

7:32 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Bay Vista business.

7:54 p.m.: Police received a report of a violation of a court order on where a child exchange should take place.  The compromise was to have the exchange at the police station.

8:01 p.m.: A juvenile reported missing from a West K Street home was found and returned to her parents.

8:38 p.m.: A 26-year-old Benicia man was arrested on a warrant issued in Chico.

9:46 p.m.: A 47-year-old man who refused to give his address was arrested on a warrant issued by Solano County.

9:49 p.m.: That suspicious person spotted breaking into a car in the Solano Square parking lot was the car owner who had locked the keys in the vehicle.

10:59 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate any loud music on West J Street after receiving a complaint from a resident.

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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james October 09, 2012 at 09:18 PM
Joe Feltcher October 09, 2012 at 10:49 PM
The CAPS LOCK key is directly to the left of the "A" on your keyboard.
JB Davis October 10, 2012 at 01:29 AM
James, I know you are upset, however, as a general rule we try not to use all caps when commenting on the site. Thanks.
Kenny October 10, 2012 at 01:02 PM
I hear you James, LOUD and clear. The problem is getting way out of control. This is a topic all in itself. JB?
Kenny October 11, 2012 at 03:36 AM
By topic JB, I meant the crazies driving around on their cell phones. Not Caps.


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