This is the crime bulletin for Monday, October 29, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
6:16 a.m.: Police received a report of dumpster divers at Southampton Center. They were gone when officers arrived to investigate.
6:26 a.m.: Police came to the aid of a person on West Seventh Street who was in a building yelling. They took the person home.
7:34 a.m.: There was a family disturbance on Rose Drive. Officers gave advice to the family.
7:46 a.m.: A large motor home parked on McAllister belongs to a person visiting a friend who lives on McAllister.
8:06 a.m.: Police gave warnings to the people involved in a case of verbal sparring that was bordering on domestic violence.
9:42 a.m.: Police received a report of suspicious activity on East Fourth Street. Investigating officers found the activity to be of an unsuspicious nature.
11:06 a.m.: A student at Benicia Middle School was cited for bringing a pocketknife to school.
11:43 a.m.: Police received a report of a man urinating on the side of a building on East Industrial Way and then leaving the area while not wearing any trousers. Officers were unable to locate the man.
1:41 p.m.: A resident at a home on Devonshire did not properly secure the front door to the home.
3:35 p.m.: There was a man sitting in an illegally parked vehicle on El Bonito. Both man and car were gone when officers arrived to investigate.
6:41 p.m.: The owner of a barking dog on Riverview got to have a chat with police about how the dog’s barking was bugging the neighbors.
6:43 p.m.: Police contacted the owner of and then returned a wallet a citizen found on Stone Road.
7:32 p.m.: A worker reported a group of fishermen had started a small campfire. Investigating officers found no fire.
8:33 p.m.: There was a verbal disturbance on West K Street. The participants agreed to go their separate ways for the evening.
9:20 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a Park Road business.
9:42 p.m.: A boyfriend and girlfriend were having an argument on Gill Way.
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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