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Benicia Police Log: Lots of Arguments, Some Fights and a Disappearing Barking Dog

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 Friday-Sunday, September 14-16, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.

Friday, September 14, 2012

12:04 a.m.: Officers spoke to the host of a loud party on Military East.  The host agreed to turn down the music.

12:53 a.m.: There was a verbal disturbance on First Street.

1:22 a.m.: There was a altercation between an employee and a patron at a First Street establishment.  The patron left before officers arrived on the scene.

5:36 a.m.: Officers contacted a resident on Mills who accidentally left the car trunk open.

6:07 a.m.: Police began an investigation into a commercial burglary on Southampton Road.

6:18 a.m.: A resident on Warwick reported a prowler in the area.

6:57 a.m.: An employee at a Military East business failed to turn off the alarm in a timely fashion.

8:41 a.m.: An employee at a Solano Square business failed to turn off the alarm in a timely fashion.

10:05 a.m.: A suspicious person in a car of Palace Court was gone when officers arrived to investigate.

11:15 a.m.: Police received a complaint about a loud generator on Vista Grande.

11:19 a.m.: Police opened an investigation into a burglary at an East Second Street business.

1:46 p.m.: A resident on Military East asked for and received assistance with a civil issue.

2:10 p.m.: Police received a report of kids putting a sign in the middle of the street on Lori Drive.  The sign was removed from the street before officers arrived.

4:59 p.m.: Police spoke to a resident on Buena Vista regarding the illegality of cutting down a tree without a permit.

7:04 p.m.: A travel trailer was causing a traffic hazard on Lindo Street.  The owner planned to move the trailer soon.

7:10 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Southampton Road business.

9:13 p.m.: Police opened an investigation into a possible burglary on Arguello.

10:36 p.m.: A report about a loud party on Panorama was not quite right.  There was loud music but no party.  The person responsible for controlling the volume agreed to turn it down.

11:14 p.m.: The host of a party on Hawthorne agreed to turn down the volume.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

12:19 a.m.: A resident on Bayview reported hearing a gunshot.

12:29 a.m.: Officers spoke to an East K Street couple who were arguing so loudly that the neighbors became concerned.  The couple agreed to not yell at each other.

12:39 a.m.: A 28-year-old Roseville woman was arrested on First Street for disorderly conduct.  Apparently she’d had a bit too much to drink.

12:49 a.m.: A storefront on First Street was vandalized.

6:24 p.m.: A resident on Rose Drive reported that the neighbors might be fighting.  Investigating officers found that wasn’t the case.

6:41 p.m.: Police received a report of a cell phone that was either stolen or lost in the vicinity of Rose Drive.

8:27 p.m.: The disappearing barking dog made a brief appearance on Belvedere before disappearing.

9:51 p.m.: Officers spoke to the driver of a car that was driving dangerously on the First Street spit.

10:16 p.m.: A citizen on Bayview spoke to an officer regarding a family matter.

11:55 p.m.: Officers spoke to the host of a party on Willow.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

12:23 a.m.: There was a physical altercation on Military East.  The combatants were gone when officers arrived.

12:33 a.m.: There was a fight on First Street.  The combatants were separated by officers and given warnings.

1:33 a.m.: A resident on Zinnia reported a possible drunk driver. 

3:19 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Larkin residence.

3:59 p.m.: A resident on East J Street wanted an officer to document a neighbor issue.

5:06 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm in the vicinity of Hastings Drive.

5:12 p.m.: Officers visited a residence on Karen where the residents were having a heated discussion.  The residents informed officers they are seeking counseling.

5:34 p.m.: Police issued a citation to an illegally parked vehicle on Sunset.

6:51 p.m.: There was a verbal altercation on Kearney.

8:02 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a home on Ardmore.

8:05 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a home on Rose Drive.

8:27 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Hastings Drive address.

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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