This is the crime bulletin for Tuesday, August 14, 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.: Police received a report of someone lying in a driveway on St. Augustine. The person was watching a meteor shower.
1:19 a.m.: Officers were asked to conduct a security check on Columbia.
5:24 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a home on Lansing.
9:57 a.m.: Officers opened an investigation of a commercial burglary on Southampton Road.
11:07 a.m.: A vehicle was reported stolen from a Buchanan address. The vehicle was recovered in Contra Costa County.
11:13 a.m.: A 17-year-old Benicia boy was arrested on Lori Drive for a probation violation.
11:24 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a residence on Belvedere.
12:14 p.m.: A mail box was run over on McCall.
2:42 p.m.: Officers took a report on a fraudulent check that was passed at a Southampton Road business.
3:11 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a West Tenth Street residence.
5:20 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a residence on Mills.
6:10 p.m.: Police received a report of a dog barking for many hours on Wingfield. Officers talked to the dog’s people.
6:20 p.m.: Officers opened an investigation into the theft of a vehicle from Warwick.
7:04 p.m.: Police received a report of a neighbor disturbance on El Bonito.
8:02 p.m.: There was a family disturbance on Blanchard. The involved parties separated for the evening.
9:16 p.m.: Police received a report of kids throwing rocks in the vicinity of Alvarez Park. The kids were gone when officers arrived on the scene.
10:29 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at an East Industrial Way business.
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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