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Scanner Reports 9-23-13
updated: Sep 23, 2013, 7:00 AM
By Roger the Scanner Guy
Monday-Monday another Monday. Kind of weird weekend something flowing in the air. Heard this call over the weekend; A combative 88 Year old Dementia Patient, law enforcement was being called in to help Medics or Caregivers take control of the Combative Patient. Wouldn't someone confused and ill get more Combative seeing men in uniforms respond? Read an Article over the weekend in South Suburban Chicago where a 95 year old man refused to go to the hospital for urinary tract infection. Police were called; he picks up a shoe horn they said it was a knife, shot him with less legal bean bags several times, and a stun gun killed him. BIG SURPRISE; 95 Years old. I've been hearing these calls now and again police responding to nursing homes on Combative older folks to get control of the situation. I've been hit by older folks before. It doesn't even come close to say a comparable punch by a healthy young person. Someone who is elderly and ill with thin skin would not seem to me to be able to do that much damage but what about the other side of the coin are elderly people physically hurt in these situations? Are Caregivers, Nurses, or Medics not trained well enough to deal with Combative Elderly Folks? Must the Police be called? It seems to me Elderly Confused Ill Folks might get Freaked Out seeing the Police show up to get control of them and might make the situation worse; especially Folks who have never been in trouble with the Law before. If I was looking to put an older loved one in a nursing home, Board and care, or Senior Living Community, One of the questions I would ask is whether or not Staff is able to deal with Combative patients without calling the Law. Even though my Mother comes from a family with law enforcement in it, if she was combative I think she might be really confused if the police responded. There should be a service that deals with this problem out there in our society, instead of sending Police send a couple Nurses/Police to deal with the Combative Elderly in a Compassionate but Stern Manner. Just my Opinion.
Heard a couple stalking calls over the weekend. Reports of woman screaming from vehicles, threats calls lately. Sounded like the Sunday Morning 245 Assault with a Deadly Weapon call on the West Side might have been over a Woman. People get strangely serious and possessive over Women and Men. I know I did. I used to get so jealous, now I don't care. If a woman is interested in me I'm flattered, then I have to figure out a way to escape. I think it's more of a pride thing than a sick and twisted possessive thing, kinda like "You dare to look at my womans ars!? Off with your head, into the Woodchipper you go!" Maybe it's my age but I don't give a damn about either one anymore. Plus you know it's stupid to get into it with anyone for any reason. It jeopardizes your freedom. I got into it with a relative the other day on Facebook snapped and called him a name. Next thing ya know he starts talking about his friends, basically his protection. I wasn't looking for a physical fight; I was just looking to be right, Lol. I left home over 30 years ago and should have stayed gone just stick to picking my nose. You can't pick your family but you can pick your nose. No one's worth your Freedom.
Here's your Scanner Roni Reports, FRYday:
The Panga Patrol chasing Panga boaters through Happy Canyon, thought they said there were 3 but got 2, 2's better than none I guess.
Report of subject yelling in the Alano Club 415 Disturbing.
4 Suspicious Subjects running under the RR Tracks Depot near Fairview wearing all black clothing.
In city lot 11 3 males, and one female were smoking marijuana.
600 Block of West Valerio a vehicle ran into a gate. Medical Emergency Fall Victim On Via Real Sandpiper mobile home park.
Medical Emergency burn victim from hot coffee 1000 Block of Castillo.
Medical Emergency from a Quad accident near the Riverbed off Refugio Road.
Check the Welfare of a female passed out in a vehicle with no plates in the entrance of La Cumbre Country Club.
Medical Emergency fall from a roof 1800 Block of San Leonardo Lane.
Fresh and Easy 415 Employees and a female yelling at each other.
484 Theft from the Shell station 3000 State Street sunglasses and a hat.
Some of these calls, a couple vendors got into it. So the Ice Cream Guy was threatened by the Corn Guy, and this is the Scanner Guy reporting it.
Report of a code 40, Drunk Guy in front of the Sportsman "Quick push him back inside before the police guys get there!"
700 Block of Castillo 594 Vandalism.
4 Juveniles Eastbound on Canon Perdido in a black and white Crown Victoria without license plates.
10851 Stolen Auto 2010 Chevy Impala from the 5700 Block of Gato in Goleta.
Overdose at Casa Esperanza Fire could not find a patient at first Reporting Party reported that they could not find any staff members at Casa Esperanza so they picked up a phone and called themselves. I wonder where the staff members were.
Somewhere in Santa Barbara a 2006 Mercedes was stolen.
Medical Emergency for possible heart attack Laguna at De La Guerra.
Scanner Roni Reports, Saturday:
Vehicles code 60 Blocking Sola at DLV Blocking construction.
Illegal campers in a black motorhome on Por La Mar.
5,000 Dollars' worth of property taken from apartment in the 6600 Block of Posada in IV.
1300 Block of Olive injury traffic accident vehicle hits parked car.
Code 2 medical emergency county jail in back at IRC.
Couple sitting in a silver Nissan going thru envelops throwing trash on the ground 600 Block of Cornel Place.
Man down near S.B. Mattress on DLV, maybe they ought to drag him over and put him on a mattress.
Medical Emergency for a Skateboarder down in the 2nd floor stairwell at Parking lot 2.
10851 Stolen Auto a Black 2010 BMW 550 on Anacapa Street.
500 Block of Fowler another 10851 Stolen Auto did not get description of that one.
Large group of Subjects drinking at the Picnic Tables in the 200 Block of Canon Drive.
Report of 8 subjects spray painting bridge near RR Los Positas one subject has a knife, another has a baseball bat.
3500 Block of Woodstock overdose.
484 Shoplifter in custody Sears.
415 Domestic 1200 Block of Punta Gorda.
Medical Emergency fall victim head injury Val Verde.
4000 Block of Dartmouth a witness states that they saw an elderly male hit a young woman in her 20's with a black object.
Possible drug activity on Olive Mill Road involving a silver Mercedes and a Box truck.
Medical Emergency Campus Point leg laceration.
488 Theft from K-Mart suspect heading Eastbound on Hollister 5'7 165 sandy brown hair sounded like he was on foot.
415 Fight Reporting Party assaulted East Side Park 200 North Soledad one subject white male with bat other Indian male with knife.
88 Year old Dementia patient combative 3200 Block of Richfield Drive.
Traffic Accident 101 Northbound Hollister onramp.
500 Block of West Canon Perdido 242 Assault.
Medical code 2 facial laceration State and Haley.
Check the Welfare of a male walking in traffic wearing nothing but a towel yelling. Sycamore Canyon toward Cold Springs.
Scanner Roni Reports, Sunday:
6 Juvenile Skateboarders in a driveway in the 900 Block of Laguna.
245 With a pipe possibly another weapon seems like this call started on San Pasqual where one guy was hit with a pipe, and ended in the 700 Block of Cota where the suspect lived but I'm guessing here. I wasn't there I heard an officer say someone had a puncture to the chest but don't know if it was the same call.
Threats and stolen pants, East Clark in Santa Maria. See? Weird calls.
Child Abuse in a vehicle white Honda Civic female driver adult abusing 4 year old in the vehicle last seen headed toward Salinas Street registered in Goleta police have all the information.
Loud neighbors in the 1000 Block of Carpinteria in S.B.
Gutierrez and Olive in parking lot vehicle vs Bicyclist into the windshield.
415 Neighbors in the 700 Block of Castillo neighbor blocking driveway with temporary fence, huh maybe I should get me one of those.
Suspicious circumstances on Cabrillo walking Westbound from Chapala 70 year old male walking with exposed knife and hand laceration a homeless male. Police never found him but looked all over the area for him.
Theft from the Italian Market Smile you're on Candid Camera! 400 Block of East DLG.
459 To residence in the 6600 Block of Del Playa burglary.
23152 Drunk Driver Eastbound Victoria from Salsipuedes female driver Black BMW SUV Running stop signs driving high speeds.
415 West Padre bicycle theft dude wearing a cowboy hat ripped off a black bicycle with gold rims last seen Southbound on Castillo.
Suspicious circumstances female in her 50's with a grocery cart attempting to sell prescription meds in the back of CVS Pharmacy on Coast Village Road.
415 Drunk guest harassing staff in the bar pool area of the Bacara.
415 Passenger disturbing on an incoming Amtrak Train Oh Goody a new resident!
Juveniles on the roof of Alice Schott School in the 700 Block of Dalha Place in da County.
Found Property 200 Block of West Arrellaga.
415 Domestic SBCC West Campus.
Whoa! A bunch of pine needles just blew through my window on me. That wind feels sooo good. That's it outta me for now. Have a Great Monday and Doggie willing we'll see ya on Wednesday. Later, Roger
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