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Benicia Police Log: Speeding Car on Buena Vista, Parking Drama on Southampton Road

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 Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.

1:45 a.m.: Officers recovered a stolen vehicle on Southampton Road.

11:22 a.m.: The suspicious person parked on Greenbrier was waiting to pick up his little brother from school.

12:01 p.m.: A resident on West K Street failed to turn off the burglar alarm in a timely fashion.

1:21 p.m.: A resident on Southampton Road reported the license plates had been removed from their vehicle.

1:55 p.m.: A vehicle was marked for towing after it was determined it had stayed in the same spot on First street over the legal time limit.

2:44 p.m.: A resident reported a car parked in a fire lane on Military West and refusing to move.  Apparently the driver finally decided it was a good idea to move because the car was gone when officers arrived.

3:29 p.m.: A resident on Buena Vista reported a speeding vehicle and informed the police that it was an ongoing issue.

4:36 p.m.: A citizen on Dover reported seeing a man with an open container of alcohol in the passenger seat of a car.  The car and the man were gone when officers arrived on the scene.

6:01 p.m.: The film crew spotted on West F street turned out to be students working on a class project.

6:05 p.m.: Officers spoke to a couple of neighbors on Hanlon who were having an argument.

6:27 p.m.: Officers opened an investigation into a theft from a Viewmont home.

7:05 p.m.: Officers assisted in a repossession on Southampton Road.

10:36 p.m.: Officers assisted in having a vehicle towed from private property on Southampton Road.

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 September 28, 2012 at 12:12 AM
Those apartments that were converted into condos between Raleys and the Middle School are REALLY sketchy now. I feel for the people who bought them at the peak and are now stuck. I'd say at least half of those units are now rented out by absentee landlords to section 8 and minorities.
Riley Willerson September 28, 2012 at 02:04 AM
Joe you are so against anyone who is of what you think is not the right color. Section 8, ok, yes problems may come of people who have less, but to paint brush that minorities as well are an issue is just ignorant. You really demonstrate to all that you are a person of hate to people of color. Why don't you just come out and admit that it is your belief that "if you are not Anglo Saxon you are not an American". So, what is your nationality Joe? I bet your roots, traveled from another country. Can you explain what you view as an American?, enlighten us, humorous Joe, really tell us what you believe in as an American.
"The Black Panther of Poetry" September 28, 2012 at 03:23 AM
Benician, hear me and hear me loud. A community is only as tolerant and just and civil as it's weakest link!!! And Joe Feltcher...you are the weakest link in Benicia.
John Headley September 28, 2012 at 05:38 AM
Everybody relax, I'm sure Joe has a friend who is black.
Jeff Schwartz September 28, 2012 at 03:58 PM
I believe a more accurate description is that Feltcher would like to think he has black people who are friends!
Robert Livesay September 28, 2012 at 06:19 PM
None of us may believe what Joe is about but then again there are many that do. He speaks his beliefs and has no fear of doing so. Just why are we all living in Benicia. I do not think we moved here because of high crime rate, bad schools, gangs, murder and high unemployment. We all talk a good game but when the truth is known we are here for a reason and there are many that we will not talk about it publicly.. Joe is not afraid to talk about something that many others are thinking but will not talk about it. I do not know Joe but I do not believe he is a person of hate. I would rather he keeps his thoughts to himself. But at the same time he may be speaking for a lot more folks than we care to even think about. Joe will go on and on and that is ok with me. This is a comment and opinion section.
"The Black Panther of Poetry" September 28, 2012 at 07:17 PM
Then this poem is appropriate and very deserving AND very true!!! High Noon In Benicia There's a new sheriff in town and he’s aiming to get his due Watch out African Americans' Like his predecessor He's gunning for you He hails from Benicia Where his family resides In a pre-dominantly white city with pre-dominantly white crime with pre-dominantly white businesses that pre-dominantly don't hire Blacks You may disagree, until you check the facts Perhaps it is their modus operandi to put a stop to settling black roots by using the local constables to pick this low hanging fruit Benicians be proud of this local making it big never mind it was predicated on the backs of Benicias "NIGGS" So good luck Benicians May the new sheriff your fears he kill Although I don't think so cause you got a neighborhood called "NI- - -R HILL"
Riley Willerson September 28, 2012 at 10:22 PM
There you go Robert, speaking for Benicia as one body of peoples. I believe Robert what you stated does not portray myself or many other fellow Benician's in a positive manner. To make an assumption, and you know what they say about assuming, is dead wrong. To make the statement "that many others are thinking but will not talk about it" may be what you are about, but not what I believe Benicia is about. I believe that the majority of Benician's are not as narrowed minded as Joe. So, how would you describe Joe's comments? Friendly?, social?, supportive? Just because you and I and the rest of Benicia citizens enjoy low crime, great schools, family activities, does not mean the majority of people here in Benicia think like Joe or yourself.
Riley Willerson September 28, 2012 at 10:30 PM
Bobby at times you are right in the same company as Robert & Jo. We all have are prejudice ways, just a fact, a taught behavior. It begins when we began to see the world on our own and our mentors (parents) tell us "Don't talk to that person or this person, you don't know them" We learn very early on to fear what our parents feared. A child knows no color, they will greet people just as they are. It is only when we are taught to not speak or interact with such and such, the seed is planted. Yes we need to be aware and teach our children for protection form what can be a harsh world, but it is the manner of the lesson that lasts a life time.
Robert Livesay September 28, 2012 at 11:06 PM
Riley I never said I think like Joe. So do not6 make false statements about me. You do not know me. Yes you read what I write. Yes I am a Conservative in a very Liberal town. But watch what you that you know nothing about. I have my own company and I doubt you even know who it or they are. So do not and try to place me with others that you know are not true. Am I in your company? You tell me. Being you know me as you think you do. My followers are very plentiful and in this town.
"The Black Panther of Poetry" September 29, 2012 at 06:09 AM
Racism is hardwired in a lot of "YOU" people. Reminds me of a Southern Fable called: THE FROG AND THE SCORPION There once was a scorpion who needed a ride across a huge lake. So he asked the frog to give him a ride. The frog said sure I'll give you a ride if you promise not to sting me. The scorpion looked at the frog with very convincing eyes and vehemently announced, deal. I promise I want sting you. So off the frog goes with the scorpion on his back across this vast lake. And lo and behold half way across the lake, sure enough the scorpion stings the frog. In his last dying breath, the frog screams out, "hey, you promised you wouldn't sting me"!! The scorpion looked back at the frog sinking to the bottom along with him and replied. "Hey I'm a scorpion, did you really expect me not to sting you"?
Riley Willerson September 29, 2012 at 01:49 PM
Robert there you ago again, can't or will not own up to what you said, amazing how when the fingers point back at you, it gets to warm in the kitchen. Read what you stated. So what you are saying is that you and your followers who are plentiful in this town, believe that Joe is speaking for Benicia citizens? And can you answer the question asked ; are Joe's comments supportive? Friendly? Or what Benicians see as supporting the majority? Seems the real Robert is coming out of the closet, too bad, you had me fooled, thought you were just conservative but not a narrow minded one race kinda guy. Turns out your are Joes Big Daddy, wow like father like son.
Robert Livesay September 29, 2012 at 02:22 PM
Riley read my comment again. You either can not read or just do not understand. I said "Many of us may not believe what Joe is about but then again there are many that do". Riley just how do I think. I am not a racist are you. I have no idea who Joe is. Just saying he has the right to say what he thinks. I believe Riley you know me better than what you are trying very hard to say about me. You know nothing about me. . You have painted yourself into a corner and can not get out. Go back and read my first comment. That should get your head straight. I never said what you are saying I said. "a lot more folks that we even care to think about". A note of caution not a fact. Get with the program and stop your one sided view of Bob Livesay
Riley Willerson September 29, 2012 at 06:04 PM
Robert, "Get with the Program" your standard response to anyone who challenges your logic. To being a Racist, lets see, A racist is just not about the color of skin, but I am sure you are aware of that. Yes, I have my own preconceived biases, like men of your caliber of being. Just as you have your "Racist" issues with Democrats, greenies, liberals, need I go on? No corner for me to get out of, I use water color for paint, just wash it away. And one more thing Robert, you do have more than one side, and it gets a little scarier each time your inner voice creeps into the present with your torts. Enjoy your weekend, you do not always have to have the last word, or do you?
Robert Livesay September 29, 2012 at 06:44 PM
Now the truth comes out Riley. You do not like me. That is ok. Then quit commenting on what I say. I am who I am. Very proud to be an American.
Riley Willerson September 29, 2012 at 11:24 PM
Reel you in like BIG FISH, you are so easy to bait, had to get in the last word, can you just listen to another point of view? I do not dislike you as a human being, I do not wish ill harm to fellow beings, I just have issue with your logic and justification responses, and like you have told us all "Its all just an OPINION" not necessarily fact, and I am proud as well to be an American and a proud Veteran. Time to move on to other topics, wore this one out.
"The Black Panther of Poetry" September 29, 2012 at 11:33 PM
“In the Blackest lie, and in the whitest fright and flight, No racism shall escape this Black mans' sight. Let those who practice their racist rite, Beware my pen… when this Black man write!!!“
Robert Livesay September 30, 2012 at 01:20 AM
Riley you seem to want to keep this topic going. What branch and when.?
Riley Willerson October 01, 2012 at 01:19 PM
Air Force, although if you tell a Marine that you were in the Air Force, he'll state "What Branch of the military were you in?" those darn Leather Necks,. Any way Honorable discharge 1992, and You? so can we close this dialogue and move on to the upcoming debates, see you there on patch, JB has asked the question "what would question would you ask"
Robert Livesay October 01, 2012 at 02:12 PM
Army 1960.
Riley Willerson October 01, 2012 at 02:44 PM
Robert, thank you for your service, you earned it.
Robert Livesay October 01, 2012 at 04:36 PM
Rikey there are things that I care with me at all times. Drivers Licence/photo ID; Birth Cert.; Discharge; s/s card/ Medicare Card; Republican National Committee card;NRA card;AAA card; Kaiser card; Sons of the Confederate Vets; Plus all my credit cartds. I just left myself open for a mugging. But I live in Benicia and it is very safe. So I do not worry. Thanks Riley for your comment same to you .

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