This is the crime bulletin for Monday and Tuesday, November 5-6, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
Monday, November 5, 2012
12:42 a.m.: The suspicious person reported on Warwick was gone when officers arrived at the scene.
4:59 a.m.: An employee at a business on Teal accidentally set off the burglar alarm.
7:04 a.m.: Some fishermen near the end of First Street were being a bit too loud.
7:27 a.m.: A car was stolen from a residence on Grove.
8:40 a.m.: Officers were made aware of an ongoing neighbor dispute on West K Street.
8:57 a.m.: Police received a complaint about the number of cars parked on East N Street by one family.
10:37 a.m.: A business on Sprig reported damage to a fence.
11:26 a.m.: Officers mediated a truce between two West K Street residents, one of whom was using a chain saw and the other who was bothered by the chainsaw use.
11:57 a.m.: A 17-year-old girl was arrested on Military West for battery. She was released to one of her parents.
12:48 p.m.: Police received a report about a fanny pack being stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on East Fifth Street.
1:00 p.m.: The suspicious person reportedly trying to steal mail on East L Street had cleared the area when officers arrived.
1:49 p.m.: Police received a report of a large group of kids near the back of Liberty High School.
2:05 p.m.: Apparently a bicyclist rode into a parked car and was injured. The report doesn’t indicate whether the rider was doored or not paying attention.
2:35 p.m.: Police received a report of numerous flagrant fouls at a basketball game on East Sixth Street. The players fled when the refs in blue showed up.
8:36 p.m.: A husband and wife on Woodstock were having a loud argument. The couple agreed with police that they would spend the rest of the evening apart.
9:11 p.m.: A car in the Solano Square parking lot was vandalized.
9:27 p.m.: Police located a couple of people who had been reported missing.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
12:06 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to Shirley Drive to investigate a verbal disturbance. Turned out to be some folks having a small party with big voices.
4:21 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to Shirley Drive because of a blind 911 call. Upon arrival they found no one in distress.
4:28 p.m.: An employee at a Park Road business accidentally set off the burglar alarm.
8:53 a.m.: Police were notified of a commercial burglary at the Discount Cigarette store in Southampton Shopping Center.
11:48 a.m.: It was discovered that some appliances had been stolen from a vacant residence on Cambridge.
11:54 a.m.: Police received a report of a woman flagging cars as they left an East L Street parking lot.
12:35 p.m.: A tenant at a West K Street complex stole some hardware.
2:38 p.m.: Officers spoke to some kids who were making a West K Street resident nervous.
3:17 p.m.: A woman was told by a large group of juveniles to leave the vicinity of West K Street.
3:26 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate the woman who was reportedly driving while intoxicated in the vicinity of East Third Street.
3:53 p.m.: Officers began an investigation into who may have keyed a car parked on East J Street.
6:10 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to Warwick where a caller complained of a noisy group of people. Officers couldn’t hear them.
6:16 p.m.: Officers spoke to a panhandler on East third Street.
7:15 p.m.: Officers helped move a disabled car from traffic lanes on East Second Street.
7:21 p.m.: A verbal argument on East J Street between a boyfriend and girlfriend had ended when officers arrived.
7:40 p.m.: Police talked to a disgruntled customer at a Military East business.
8:53 p.m.: Police received a complaint about a barking dog on Winston. Officers forwarded the complaint to the Animal Control Officer.
10:11 p.m.: Officers spoke to the people being loud on Buena Vista.
11:40 p.m.: There was a suspicious group of people reported on Columbus.
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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