This is the crime bulletin for September 20, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
5:09 a.m.: Police began an investigation into a burglary at an Egret Court business.
11:36 a.m.: A resident on Panorama failed to turn off the alarm system in a timely fashion.
12:39 p.m.: Thieves stole telephone cable along East Second Street.
1:36 p.m.: Police received a report of graffiti on a West I Street fence.
2:09 p.m.: A resident on West M Street received some threats.
3:42 p.m.: Police received a report of a girl who was texting while driving on Rose Drive.
5:15 p.m.: A guy was sitting on top of his car and listening to music on First Street. The music was within legal limits.
5:42 p.m.: A business reported an unwanted guest hanging out in front of the store. The unwanted guest was gone when officers arrived. The store owner will look into a restraining order.
5:48 p.m.: A resident on McCall failed to turn off the alarm in a timely fashion.
6:00 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a residence on Oxford.
6:55 p.m.: A 28-year-old Vallejo man was arrested for domestic violence.
8:10 p.m.: A resident reported two men came to the home and stated they were from PG&E. Officers couldn’t find the men.
8:20 p.m.: Police received a report of a physical altercation between family members at an East I Street home. Officers spoke to all involved. They saw no signs of injury.
10:36 p.m.: Police received a report of a loud generator running at a Vista Grande home. Officers contacted the homes occupants who agreed to turn the generator off for the evening.
10:51 p.m.: Police received a report of a possibly drunk man hitting windows on First Street. Officers searched for but were unable to locate the man.
11:02 p.m.: A woman on Turner reported a man rang her door and knocked multiple times. Investigating officers were unable to locate the man.
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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