Benicia Police Log: Two Cars Towed, a Prowler and Drivers Being Reckless

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 Tuesday, August 7, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.

1:57 a.m.: There was a verbal disturbance on West G. Officer spoke to everyone involved.

2:08 a.m.: Police received a report of a group of loud kids in a Rose Drive area park.  Officers checked the park and found no kids.

4:53 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a city owned facility on east K Street.

8:48 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to a residence on West Eighth Street where a prowler was reportedly trying to enter a yard.  The prowler was gone when officers arrived.

10:19 a.m.: A resident on West J Street failed to turn off the burglar alarm in a timely fashion.

11:24 a.m.: Police were notified of an attempt to steal copper wire from an address on Hillcrest.

12:31 p.m.: Police received reports of solicitors on West G Street.

7:59 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate a solicitor who was reported on El Bonito.

8:19 p.m.: Officers had a car towed from Solano Square after it was determined the driver had a suspended license.

9:09 p.m.: Police received a report of several vehicles driving recklessly on the gravel parking lot on East B Street.  The vehicles were gone when officers arrived.

9:55 p.m.: A car was towed from the vicinity of East O Street for having expired tags.

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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