Airsoft Gun Shot at Car, Physical Altercation (Weekly Police Log)

A list of police calls form the past week in Benicia.


These items all come from the Benicia Police Log, which you can find here

Jan. 16

3:34 p.m. – A man was watching juveniles walk home. When contacted, he informed police that he was teaching them how to walk home from school.


4:17 p.m. – Female trying to get out of vehicle, but a male is not letting her.


10: 56 p.m. – Driver on wrong side of freeway. Police unable to locate.


Jan .17

6:36 p.m. – Reports of shots fired. Police confirmed that the police department agency at the range was causing the noise that was heard.


10:58 p.m. – Customer broke glass to the fire extinguisher and made threats. An area check was completed, but the suspect was not located. The reporting party just wants the subject to receive a warning.


Jan. 19

12:02 p.m. – Reports of a child left alone in a vehicle. A warning was given to the parent.


2: 29 p.m. – Reports of a female and her child asking for money. Police were unable to locate.


2:48 p.m. – Vehicle in a handicap space on First Street with no placard or license plate. Driver was contacted and warned.


9:49 p.m. – Possible pellet gun or airsoft gun “bullet” hit the driver’s side window on Southhampton. Suspects unknown.


Jan. 20

5:41 p.m. – Three intoxicated male subjects threatening to fight on First Street. Unable to locate.


6:30 p.m. – Physical altercation between four subjects on First Street. Unable to locate.


Jan. 22

 12:00 p.m. – Reports finding a backpack. Item booked into evidence.


3:28 p.m. – Non-injury traffic accident on London. Parties exchanged information.


3:36 p.m. – Adult son throwing objects around the residence. The parties were contacted and the subject was warned.


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Justin Cox January 24, 2013 at 08:35 PM
We didn't hear anything from the police about them not liking JB's humor. (Maybe JB has heard from them, though; I have no idea). But I can see where it is a delicate situation. There's definitely a way to be light and playful with some of these police calls, but there's also a fine line that shouldn't be crossed, out of respect for the work done by police and those involved in the crimes. We'll keep this stuff in mind when we do the log next week.
Scott Burford January 24, 2013 at 09:58 PM
Let's see, I'll bet you are the same "Jason" who posted last week regarding Benicia Schools: "If the district has $7 million to burn, use it to compensate for any lost state funds after kicking out all the trash from Vallejo." Yep, that's you all right. Stupid is as stupid posts.
David January 24, 2013 at 10:54 PM
His humor was good, but also it seemed the logs came more often with him in charge. We almost went a month without them over the holidays and still sparingly get them. And are those all the calls for the last few days? Thankfully Benicia is a safe town, but only two calls on the 20th?
nurse12 January 25, 2013 at 04:27 PM
I think we need these alerts more frequently. I don't care as much about the humor, but do care about what is happening in the community. JB used to send them daily through the week, and a combine the events of the weekend to send on Monday. Please consider following this schedule and put all events in the report (including barking dogs and false alarms!). Once a week is not enough.
J January 25, 2013 at 07:41 PM
Sometimes people just move on. JB was great I have to say, but maybe we should try and give the new person some time to get rolling. I agree that more frequent than once a week is a great plan. Hopefully it will happen.


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