Benicia Police Log: Resident Learns the Importance of Closing and Locking the Safe

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This is the crime bulletin for Thursday, October 4, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.

12:10 a.m.: Police received a report of suspicious goings on at an address on East E Street.  They contacted the resident who informed them that all was right with the world.

12:16 a.m.: A 55-year-old Benicia man was arrested for battery and domestic violence.  The man was taken to the county jail.

1:22 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at an East Fifth Street business.

1:34 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at an East L Street business.

5:51 a.m.: The woman sitting in a car parked in a lot on Stone Road had just dropped her boyfriend off at work.

6:24 a.m.: The car blocking a West G Street driveway was gone when officers arrived.

9:36 a.m.: A resident on Knight reported $20,000 was stolen from a safe.  The safe was unlocked.

9:50 a.m.: A residence on Poppy was burglarized.  Jewelry and a computer were taken.

11:50 a.m.: Officers secured a garage door that was left open on West Second Street.

2:43 p.m.: A resident on Carlisle failed to disarm the house alarm in a timely fashion.

3:26 p.m.: Officers took a report on a violation of a court order in a child custody case.

5:11 p.m.: A resident on Semple Crossing reported a strange woman looking into the back window.

5:21 p.m.: A resident on West 14th was the victim of identity fraud.

5:28 p.m.: A customer at a West K Street business became irate forcing an employee to call the police.

5:56 p.m.: The car supposedly parked in a handicap spot on First Street wasn’t.

7:03 p.m.: A resident on East E Street called to complain about the storage pods parked on the street for over a month.

7:54 p.m.: Officers left a message for the owner of a barking dog on Cambridge.  The message was that the neighbors were tired of listening to the dog bark.

8:54 p.m.: Police recovered a stolen vehicle on West 14th Street.

11:28 p.m.: Officers couldn’t find the suspected drunk driver reported on Interstate 780.


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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Joe Feltcher October 05, 2012 at 09:10 PM
Anyone who keeps $20,000 in their house as opposed to the bank has what's coming. Also, does Bobby have an alibi at 12:16am?
Insider October 06, 2012 at 04:22 AM
humm, the safe was unlocked, I could of sworn that there is a warning label that reads "Items that are missing from a the Safe that is unlocked Voids the Warranty"


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