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Scanner Reports 2-17-14
updated: Feb 17, 2014, 7:00 AM

By Roger the Scanner Guy

Monday-Monday, That's one of my favorite songs if a song can make someone feel good about it being a Monday that's the song. Rainy Days and Mondays always kind of made me feel depressed but right now a Rainy Day on a Monday in Santa Barbara would make me feel good, real good. Rainy Days always made me feel good; especially good hard rains that clean everything real good and makes the air feel fresh and clean. I'd do a rain dance but I'm so big it would probably be an earthquake dance.

I felt like doing an Earthquake Dance the other day when I called the clinic I go to for a renewal on my medication. I was told to call the clinic a day or two before the meds run out so when the pharmacy faxes the doctor he could approve it and there it would be. I called on Valentine's Day and I think someone didn't get any flowers, or candy because the woman that answered was mean as dog turds on a Sunday afternoon. I tried to explain to her this this is the way that I was told to request the medication, but I could not get a word in edgewise she just kept snapping away. I finally just said "You're wrong you just don't want to do it." and I hung up on her and I hope she didn't get nothing for Valentine's Day; she don't deserve it. I bet she treats all the patients that call in that way. People like that should not be allowed to work with the public. After that I e-mailed the clinic's website several times and gave them a few pieces of my mind and then some. When I hit send on their website as usual this sentence popped up stating "We're sorry but there has been an error and we are unable to process your message at this time, please try again later." That thing popped up the last time I sent them a message giving them a piece of my mind, but someone there told me the messages go through anyway so I clicked it about 60 times. I was really angry that was really a lowdown dirty way for that woman to treat a patient. She was a real abusive jerk and maybe she should take the medication herself because SHE NEEDS IT! As for me I think instead of taking that medication to calm my nerves I'll just become a human WOODCHIPPER that will get rid of all my problems. Maybe the Storm Gods will think I'm doing a rain dance and bless us with a huge storm, one that will wash that lazy receptionist right out of that clinic into Mission Creek and about 40 miles out to Sea! I never did get my medication. I asked the pharmacy to fax it to the doctor but it hasn't been approved yet. Sometimes I think they hold back people's meds to watch them "Snap, crackle, Pop!" But I'm not that easy I'm really good at holding things in for Days, Weeks, and Months, and having them come out in other ways. As far as I know it's not against the law to cut the cheese in a doctor's office but I bet it will be after I get done doing it.

Oh Well, Some People. I was surprised we didn't have any Saint Valentine Day Massacres, over the Holiday, I heard a few domestics but nothing like it seemed to be playing up to a few days before. It actually has been kinda mellow. Hopefully not the calm before a storm. I haven't heard anything about the 245 with a knife at Oak Park last week maybe it was just a scratch, not a lethal assault. I know there's not a lot of big city crime here in Santa Barbara and I think that disappoints some people. They would like to see more gang members and homeless people kill each other. And people that would like to see that SUCK in my book. I'm sure there are suspicious deaths here like everywhere else that manage to elude the media like the commenter pointed out a while back. All these assault victims with head injuries who go into the hospital and are never seen again. They end up with permanent brain damage, or die a few months later. Had that happen to a friend November of '86; beaten so bad he had a brain hemorrhage. Went to Cottage then Oak Park nursing home where he died a few months later. It was more of a manslaughter than a murder but it never made the Snooze Press, or KEYT. I think there are a few each year I can't say for sure but I have no doubt it happens. There are a lot of thefts here and assaults, a few robberies here and there some burglaries, occasional arsons it's a lot more than it used to be and the small time stuff leads to bigger stuff. Some of the Code Reds I post because if I don't there's going to be a question thread. "Why were there 10 police cars at the corner of State and Valerio at 3:10 am this morning?" I don't always hear everything, but when I hear a robbery or assault where the police go code 3, I usually post it. Funny sometimes someone with do a question thread anyway no one checks to see if there's a Code Red on it.

Then the TROLLS scum out "What? That is not a crime, blah,blah,blah!" Will I'm truly sorry if some of you are disappointed that there's not enough crime in Santa Barbara. No I'm SNOT! I would like to see crime go down myself but with progress comes crime and I don't think that's going to happen.

Saw an old friend of mine on Sunday. My good friend Tom. Haven't seen him in 24 years. It was good to see him then afterwards started feeling all sad he left. He says "Next time I come down for a visit we will go to dinner or something." Come to think of it I think he said that the last time I saw him 24 years ago.

Oh Well, Here's your Scanner Roni Reports, FRYday:

  • Winchester Circle 594 Window smash to vehicle.
  • Bus Driver on Amtrak bus suffers fatal heart attack on Santa Maria River Bridge scrapes center divider as two women passengers bring bus to a stop.
  • Possible 415 Fight involving homeless subjects in the 1100 Block of East Cabrillo.
  • 23103 Reckless driver into oncoming traffic Foothill at Ontare.
  • 415 Homeless subject disturbing in front of Trader Joes 3000 Block of DLV.
  • Medical Emergency at Montecito Shores possibly someone ill, or a fall victim.
  • 20002 Hit and Run involving a vehicle registered in the 1500 Block of Dutton.
  • 20002 Hit and Run, 1040 Coast Village Road involving a silver Range Rover or Toyota Landcruiser last seen headed up Hot Springs Road.
  • Suspicious Subject parked on street for 4 hours in front of house on Maple Ave. Black vehicle, Michigan plates.
  • Unconscious male in the trash 7 East Anapamu.
  • 11 Year old male reporting possible abduction of 6 year old girl in the 3700 Block of Constellation at the Village Library.
  • Medics requested SBPD Response at McKenzie Park for help possibly with a combative subject.
  • 415 Domestic possible glass breaking I thought I heard 1100 DLV but could be wrong.
  • In the 1200 Block of DLV report of homeless subjects being loud and throwing trash around.
  • 415 Domestic 1200 Quinientos Big Man yelling, (I know the feeling). They did not say what he was yelling but I don't think it was "Happy
  • Valentine's Day!"
  • Found Property 500 Block of State Street.
  • 415 Male yelling in front of the Wildlife Care Network on Fairview.
  • 2 Code 40, DRUNKS transported code 2 to Cottage from 100 Block of East Micheltorena.
  • suspicious Circumstances possible theft 400 Block of Anacapa.
  • Threats Investigation 500 Block of West Gutierrez.
  • Power line Down was on Fire wide spread power outage West Side San Andreas.
  • 594 Vandalism to a Flower Pot 14OO Block of Pitos.
    Scanner Reports, Saturday:
  • 415 Patient Disturbing GVCH Emergency room he attempted to 242 Assault an Emergency Room Nurse.
  • 415 Gas Leaf Blower raising HELL since 5:30 am in the 300 Block of North Milpas.
  • Possible overdose at the Lemon Tree in the 2800 Block of State Street, reporting party says his boyfriend is trying to kill him. SBPD responded with Fire and Medics it was discovered that one of the occupants of the room had warrants for drunk in public, and an expired driver's license.
  • 415 Subject disturbing at the Library and refusing to leave.
  • Report of a woman looking down the train tracks in the 300 Block of South Milpas.
  • 459 Burglary to a vehicle in the 500 Block of Cornel.
  • Possible drug sales from a vehicle in the 200 Block of South Voluntario.
  • Check the Welfare of a man touching the air and talking to himself at Milpas and Cota they said he was 5150, but I talk to the air and touch myself there's nothing wrong with it.
  • Subject in a Toyota 4-Runner on Helena punching himself and yelling he wants to go to jail, well if he's willing to press charges against himself they might take him.
  • 20002 Hit and Run motorcycle into a mailbox 1400 Block of Alta Vista.
  • Here's a Winner: Subject on a maroon scooter texting while he lets a juvenile steer the scooter in the Carrillo Underpass.
  • 20002 Hit and Run Carrillo at San Andreas, reporting party at another address.
  • Premise check Mackenzie Park.
  • Medical Emergency for an unconscious subject in the parking lot of the Smoke shop in the 5700 Block of
  • 20002 Hit and Run suspect vehicle possibly on Video 300 Block of North Milpas.
  • 20002 Hit and Run investigation in the 200 Block of West Victoria.
  • Report of a medium sized dog hit and laying in lanes on Oak Creek Road, I'm not sure where this occurred exactly; Montecito or North County somewhere
  • 245 Attempt bottle thrown at potential victims head in the 6500 Block of Trigo in I.V.
  • Elevator Rescue Bonnymede Montecito.
  • Vehicle into a building minor damage Paul Mitchell 500 Block of Anacapa.
  • 417 Brandishing a pair of scissors on an MTD Bus subject got off of bus and rode away on a black bicycle near Oak Park I'm not sure if he was ever found thought to be possibly homeless, he probably was offering free haircuts.
    Scanner Roni Reports, Sunday:
  • SBSO spent their Sunday morning jogging around Estrada and Highway 246 attempting to catch a wanted subject of course after an hour or so they got him trying to drive away in a vehicle. I heard them say he was hiding in a home then later they had him at gunpoint in a car.
  • Possible 288 Child Molestation victim at Marian Medical Center in Santa Maria.
  • Possible child abuse case in Santa Barbara a father possibly choked his daughter heard his name but not the location.
  • 415 At Starbucks in Marketplace disagreement over a bicycle parked in the bushes.
  • 415 Female in and out of traffic on Cacique at Milpas taken into custody near Tri County produce became combative kicking then banging her head and had to be hobbled. Calls like that make me glad I'm not a Police Officer because I have had problems and did that sort of thing myself and I feel sorry for other people going thru that. I'm very grateful the good Dog has grated me a little serenity in my life.
  • Attempt 459 Burglary to a residence in the 700 Block of Camino Del Sur.
  • Not sure which Costco this occurred in but there was a male wearing a dark coat standing in a Costco with his pants around his ankles, I think maybe he was wearing his pants a little too low. It sounded like this was up North a bit like Santa Maria but it could have been Marketplace.
  • Sola at Chino report of two people fist fighting then yelling at each other one yelling that he's going to "Bring a gun." Not sure if the police ever caught up to these guys, I hope so.
    After this my computer started acting up and I did not write down anymore reports. I'm not sure if this will be working later either it's an old laptop I think I need a mac book keyboard if anyone's got an old one laying around either way I hope this one keeps working as I'm used to it now. Aquaholic gave it to me, it belonged to her Son. Anyway Have a Great Monday and Dog Willing We will see you on Wednesday. Later, Roger


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