Hostage Negotiators Talking To Allegedly Armed Suspect In BeniciaHostage negotiators are talking Thursday evening with a Benicia resident who claims he is armed and threatening to hurt a relative who lives with him, police said.
Benicia Police Community Service Officer Charged With EmbezzlementA Benicia police community service officer was charged with one count of embezzlement for taking $3,000 from the city.
11-Year-Old Boy Finds Grenade Along Benicia WaterfrontPolice said a bomb squad safely disposed of a possible live grenade found by a child Sunday evening near the Benicia Capitol building.
Man Sought After Using Stolen Credit Card In Martinez, Pleasant HillAuthorities are searching for a man who recently used a credit card stolen from a vehicle in Benicia to make $2,000 in purchases in Martinez and Pleasant Hill, according to Benicia police.
Suspect In Benicia Burglaries Arrested In Southern CaliforniaA man sought by police for burglarizing two Benicia convenience stores last week was arrested in Southern California.
Benicia Teacher Accused Of Feeding Colleagues Pot-Laced FoodBenicia police have arrested an elementary school teacher on poisoning charges after she allegedly fed her co-workers marijuana-laced food at an employee pot luck.