This is the crime bulletin for Thursday, August 30, 2012 from the Benicia Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
5:18 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a business on Egret.
5:32 a.m.: Officers determined that an employee at a Polk Street business failed to turn off the burglar alarm in a timely fashion.
9:14 a.m.: A resident on Mountview reported hearing an alarm coming from a neighbors home. The alarm had stopped sounding when officers arrived.
9:51 a.m.: A set of keys was found on East Fifth Street.
11:06 a.m.: A couple was involved in a loud verbal altercation on Southampton Road. The male half left prior to police arriving.
11:16 a.m.: Police received a report of loud music in the vicinity of Buchanan. The music had subsided when officers arrived.
11:44 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a residence on Lansing.
3:28 p.m.: Officers began an investigation into vandalism that took place on Essex.
3:35 p.m.: Police received a report of a car blocking traffic on Southampton Road. The car left prior to officers arriving on the scene.
3:53 p.m.: Police received a report of a possible drunk driver on Columbus. They were unable to locate the driver.
6:25 p.m.: A barking dog on York prompted a visit by officers to the dog’s home and a discussion with the dog’s people.
7:05 p.m.: Officers cited a vehicle that was blocking a driveway on El bonito.
7:39 p.m.: A 40-year-old Vallejo man was arrested for domestic battery.
7:47 p.m.: A stereo was stolen from the backyard of a home on Rose Drive.
7:49 p.m.: Officers spoke to a driver who reportedly ran a stop sign on West K Street.
7:50 p.m.: Officers took a report on a female missing from a Military East address.
8:28 p.m.: An employee at a West Channel Road business failed to properly disarm the burglar alarm.
10:06 p.m.: The woman missing from the Military East address was found.
10:08 p.m.: A resident on Buchanan agreed to turn down the music volume after being told by officers that the music was bothering the neighbors.
10:10 p.m.: A 33-year-old man was arrested on drug charges.
10:16 p.m.: Police searched for but were unable to find a suspicious man spotted 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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