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'Females Walking Down the Street Smoking Marijuana' (Weekend Police Calls)

A summary of recent police activity in Benicia.

This is the crime bulletin for from the Benicia Police Department. Not all calls are included; click here to read the complete report from the department.

Fri 3/1 

9 a.m. A disturbance among family members was reported near E Street. The parties were separated, according to police. 

11 a.m. - Southampton: There was a report of "females walking down the streetsmoking marijuana." Police were unable to locate the females. 

11 a.m. - Reports of a dead raccoon in the roadway. It was removed. 

Shoplifters arrested 

1 p.m. - Domestic disturbance reported on Buena Tierra. Benicia resident, Walter White, arrested. 

10 p.m. - Suspicious person: Reports of a person yelling and kicking the air in Solano Square. 

Sat 3/2

1 a.m.  – DUI near Columbus. Georgia Bolding cited and released. Born in 1975.

10 a.m. – Barking dog near Military East. Note left for owner.

12 p.m. – Reports of someone tampering with a vehicle near Spangers Lot. When the subject was contacted, it was determined that the subject’s daughter had locked her keys in the car. No tampering had occurred.

8 p.m. – Someone reported being grabbed from behind while walking on the street near Chelsea. Police were unable to locate the person responsible.

9 p.m. – Reports of hearing a lot of yelling in the area near Gardenia. Police were unable to locate the source of the yelling. 

9 p.m. – Reports of a loud party near Marina Village. Police gave a warning.

Sun 3/3

1 a.m. – Danielle Shreves, Vallejo, was arrested for DUI near Military West. She was cited and released. Born in 1989.

2 a.m. – Matthew Robertson, Sacramento, was arrested on violation of a warrant in Alameda County.

4 a.m. – A subject was going through the dumpster near Rankin.

5 am. – An unattended juvenile was reportedly walking back and forth across the street near Southampton. After an extensive area check, police were unable to locate.

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Malcolm Kyle March 05, 2013 at 08:41 AM
Prohibition has finally run its course: Our prisons are full, our economy is in ruins, the lives and livelihoods of tens of millions of Americans have been destroyed or severely disrupted. What was once a shining beacon of liberty and prosperity has become a toxic, repressive, smoldering heap of hypocrisy and a gross affront to fundamental human decency. If you sincerely believe that prohibition is a dangerous and counter-productive policy then you can stop helping to enforce it. You are entitled—required even—to act according to your conscience. * It only takes one juror to prevent a guilty verdict. * You are not lawfully required to disclose your voting intention before taking your seat on a jury. * You are also not required to give a reason to the other jurors on your position when voting. Simply state that you find the accused not guilty. * Jurors must understand that it is their opinion, their vote. If the Judge and the other jurors disapprove, too bad. There is no punishment for having a dissenting opinion. We must create what we can no longer afford to wait for and end the most destructive, dysfunctional, dishonest and racist social policy since Slavery. If you wish to replace prohibition with a far more sensible system of legalized regulation, PLEASE VOTE TO ACQUIT!
Marnix A. van Ammers March 05, 2013 at 06:26 PM
I agree with your sentiments. Folks should read The New Jim Crow to see why. Unfortunately jurors are instructed to vote according to the law and not according to their conscience. Perhaps they should give higher priority to their conscience, but better to change the laws. Prohibition of drugs hasn't worked and never will. Better to tax, regulate, and keep under control ( as has been done successfully in Portugal for at least a decade).

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