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Police Log: Juvenile Disturbances, Theft, DUI, More

A summary of police activity in Benicia from Jan. 11 to Jan. 15.

Police Log: Juvenile Disturbances, Theft, DUI, More

Benicia Police have responded to calls of burglary, fraud, suspicious circumstances and more over the past few days. Here is a look at some of those calls:

Friday, Jan. 11

8:03 a.m. - A resident reported finding a vacuum cleaner on the railroad tracks near Bayshore Road. A report was taken; the owner was found and will pick up the item.

9 a.m. - A burglary report was taken for jewelry missing from a home on E Street.

10:30 a.m. - A victim's information was used to "obtain credit and ship plumbing supplies around the country."

2:28 p.m. - A large group of juveniles was reported at a business on Southampton Road "throwing ice and being disruptive" in a restaurant. They were gone when police arrived; more patrols were requested.

4:04 p.m. - Eight or nine teens were seen kicking over garbage cans. They were contacted by police, cleaned up their mess and moved on.

Saturday, Jan. 12

12:00 a.m. - Stephen Stults, 51, was arrested on misdemeanor charges of domestic violence after an altercation with his wife.

2:06 a.m. - Vallejo resident Chelsea Lowen, 23, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence on 1st Street. She was cited and released.

11:22 a.m. - Police received a report of suspicious solitictors on East 3rd Street. They were found to be selling candy bars for their grandmother's funeral.

7:57 p.m. - Police received a report of shots or fireworks in the area of Southampton Road. Police confirmed the sound was fireworks, but were unable to locate the source.

8:31 p.m. - Police took a report on Southampton Road for an unspecified theft.

10:56 p.m. - A loud party was reported on El Bonito Way. The participants were warned.

Sunday, Jan. 13

7:59 a.m. - A resident reported her purse was missing from her home on Warwick Drive. A report was taken.

11:09 a.m. - A counterfit $10 bill was used on Southampton Road. Police took a report.

4:42 p.m. - A resident reported her "Home Depot account was used in Martinez." She said she would file a report online.

Monday, Jan. 14

12:34 a.m. - A resident reported hearing someone in an alley near East O Street yelling, "Oh no." Police were unable to find anyone.

1:10 p.m. - Police received a report of people in a closed park on Rose Drive. They were warned to move along.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

11:45 a.m. - Sisters on Viewmont Street caused a disturbance over money; neither wanted to seek prosecution.

2:22 p.m. - A resident on East L Street "requested assistance getting her 5-year-old son back. The order is from out-of-state and [was] interpreted differently by both parents."

7:59 p.m. - An unspecified alcohol disturbance was reported on Southhampton Road. Police warned the subjects.

9:03 p.m. - A resident reported hearing a person upstairs in a building on East K Street when "no one is supposed to be there." Police were unable to find anyone.

9:44 p.m. - Police responded to a blind 911 call to find there was a disturbance prior to the officers arriving, and "everyone is calm now."

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