This is the crime bulletin for Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
12:37 a.m.: Somebody was playing with fireworks on East T Street.
3:15 a.m.: A resident on East L Street reported seeing a suspicious person in the backyard. Investigating officers found no one in the backyard.
1:38 p.m.: A citizen reported they had lost a wallet in the vicinity of Columbus Parkway.
1:57 p.m.: A vehicle was repossessed on Mallard.
2:22 p.m.: A citizen on Grant Street requested that a police officer verify a vehicle identification number.
2:27 p.m.: There was a non-injury traffic collision on First Street.
3:37 p.m.: A citizen who had an illegally parked vehicle on Lindo agreed to move the car.
4:33 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to East N Street where there were two people involved in a verbal dispute. The police spoke to the people who denied having a verbal dispute.
4:48 p.m.: A citizen on Regis reported an unlicensed solicitor in the area. The solicitor was gone when officers arrived on the scene.
5:12 p.m.: Police received a report of an illegally parked vehicle causing a traffic hazard. Officers spoke to the vehicle owner who agreed to move it.
5:51 p.m.: A 34-year-old Benicia woman was cited and released after serving alcohol to a minor during an alcohol compliancy check conducted at Benicia restaurants. The infraction occurred in the Southampton Shopping Center.
7:24 p.m.: A mother and daughter on Rose Drive had a major disagreement. The mother wanted the daughter to her grandmother’s home. The daughter didn’t want to go but changed her tune after speaking to officers.
8:00 p.m.: Police received a report of a solicitor on Bolton.
8:18 p.m.: A business on Goodyear Road reported a man was panhandling inside the business. The panhandler was gone when officers arrived.
8:36 p.m.: A 23-year-old Benicia man was arrested on West Sixth Street for a probation violation and a warrant that was issued in Solano County.
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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