This is the crime bulletin for Thursday, November 1, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
12:14 a.m.: The juvenile reported missing from a Larkin Street home was found and returned home.
1:26 a.m.: Officers aided in the removal of a smashed pumpkin from First Street. The police report failed to say where the pumpkin had been drinking.
2:19 a.m.: A 37-year-old Concord man was arrested on Rose Drive for a variety of alleged violations relating to drugs.
2:27 a.m.: Police received a report of a man calling out for help in the vicinity of East I Street. Officers were unable to locate any distressed men in the area.
4:37 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a city facility on Military West.
5:52 p.m.: Officers made sure a basketball hoop on Larkin Drive was removed from the street.
6:03 p.m.: Police received a report of a car parked on Rose Drive with a screwdriver wedged in the window. The car was gone when officers arrived.
7:11 p.m.: A resident on Clearview asked police to document an ongoing neighbor issue.
8:36 p.m.: A resident on Heather reported a man was banging on the front door. The man was gone when officers arrived.
8:37 p.m.: A Solano Square business reported a possible shoplifter. Officers looked for but were unable to find the suspect.
10:01 p.m.: A grandmother living on Dundee was having an argument with her adult grandson. The grandson agreed to leave after speaking to officers.
10:08 p.m.: Officers were able to offer advice to a resident on Regis who was having some family issues.
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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