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Scanner Reports 3-24-14
updated: Mar 24, 2014, 7:00 AM

By Roger the Scanner Guy

Monday-Monday. How are you? I hope well. As for me, UGH. This reminds me of when I got here I used to sleep outside and work spot labor at the employment office. I got one job cleaning up a house after a fire. I had to walk back and forth on a plank from the top of the house to a big dumpster dumping what was left of the roof. I got 3 bucks an hour and ash all over me working all day every day for 7 days solid; 210 bucks. I got no shower, each day I'd go to a Laundromat on Carrillo and wash up in the bathroom just my face and hands. After that job I took another one, me and another guy, 5 Bucks an hour to chop out a road with machetes on a hillside in the hills of Montecito near an avocado orchard. We both got Poison Oak no shower just washed up with a hose 2 weeks of work. I got poison oak head to toe mixed with the burnt ash I ended up with some weird skin infection and got real sick, ending up at Cottage. They wanted me to stay inside somewhere but I had nowhere to go. The Salvation Army volunteered to take me in for a week. I was bathed and delivered to the Salvation Army and spent a week there sleeping mostly. I had poison oak everywhere on my body including around my eyes.

This experience with shingles reminds me of that. My mom tells me I had shingles as a kid I can't remember but I know I've had this pain before so maybe I've had shingles without even knowing it. I have to take 5 horse pills a day; they make me feel scrappy. Belinda won't come near me she feels as though she will be infected even though she has had chicken pox that's pretty funny she sure ain't afraid of alcohol. I hope I kick this scrap soon I'm running low on provisions, supposed to see my doctor in a couple days but don't think I'll be able to walk up there.

Flashback Dog Town and the Z Boys, a small group of skate boarders was coming around the corner at Cacique and Milpas and almost slammed into the wall, me. It was really entertaining to see the looks on their little daredevil faces when they blindly flew around the corner and saw me they were not expecting that at all - heeheehee.

I must admit I haven't been totally listening to the scanner all the time being ill and all but it seems like the times I did listen this weekend I heard a lot of stuff going on. As far as people panhandling aggressively, stealing, drinking and intimidating passersby, even a gang of thugs going after people near the wharf. I heard behind Cost Plus in the 600 Block of State there was a 415 Fight like 2 males involved police thought there might be more than two people involved. Really not sure how many people were involved but someone had a leg injury and code 2 Medics were requested. At Rite Aid on South Milpas Subjects associated with a grey 2003 Honda attempted to steal a lot of merchandise and were caught by a female clerk, they escaped with the help of other thugs associated with a black Chevy Silverado those thugs threatened the clerk both vehicles were gone by the time police arrived but a DMV check of the license plates revealed both vehicles were registered out of town possibly in the Los Angeles Area. For a while on Saturday night there were so many calls coming in I got confused and took a break. While the shingles have slowed me down a little bit I'm still doing the job. I really need an office chair right now, so if you know of a strong old office chair that needs a home feel free to dump it here with me. Thank You.

Now here is thy Scanner Roni Reports, FRYday:

  • Loma Alta and Cliff Drive confined K-9, Heard no more.
  • Attempt 459 Burglary 28 West Cabrillo.
  • Suspicious Circumstances 300 West Arrellaga subject on property who attempted to 245 (Assault with a deadly weapon) Reporting
  • Party last year is there now. The 245 Attempt was an attempt stabbing. No crime committed this time I think the suspicious subject took off.
  • Medical Emergency horse riding accident Cotton Wood Canyon 4 miles east of highway 166.
  • Engine 2 outta service for 2 hours, Hazmat going to Montecito for training.
  • Possible 594 Vandalism Trader Joes 29 South Milpas Subject duck taping a white BMW turned out to be a prank.
  • Someone was smoking marijuana in a front yard 700 Block of West Victoria.
  • Indecent Exposure at Butterfly Beach.
  • Somewhere on the Mesa there was a dog fight and a dog was injured.
  • 415 Domestic 900 Block of East Haley ex-husband refusing to leave, he'd leave if he was my husband.
  • Bicyclist down near Figueroa Mountain 15 miles from highway 154.
  • SBPD on a pedestrian 2200 Block of Los Positas.
  • State and La Cumbre some kind 415 Over Animal Cruelty and cell phone disturbance. Subject arguing with a couple and their German Shepard they were momentarily separated then the couple came back and attempted to engage the reporting party into a verbal argument. If you're confused so am I that's all I heard.
  • A subject was being detained for shooting BB's from a BB Gun at the apartment managers apartment in I.V. I know I'm just as surprised as you are such a thing could happen in IV.
  • Area check for a group of 4 to 6 males drinking alcohol and possibly using drugs at Rocky Nook Park, so that's where they went.
  • A couple idiots attempting to steal shirts from Paseo Nuevo followed by a reporting party police soon caught up with them too.
  • 242 Assault investigation 2000 Block of Modoc.
  • Code 60 vehicle blocking 400 Block of Old Coast Highway.
  • 415 Verbal Argument in the 200 Block of Canada.
  • Reckless driver South on DLV from Micheltorena in a 2 seater Toyota older male.
  • Arson possibly somewhere in Lompoc North county for sure did not hear the whole call, and nothing but the call.

    Scanner Roni Reports, Saturday:

  • Attempt Assault with a deadly weapon in the 100 Block of La Patera Lane something to do with a baseball bat and male in a red pickup truck.
  • 459 Burglary Investigation in the 300 Block of East Haley at a jewelry store.
  • 5150 Blocking a bus from moving at State and Carrillo.
  • 800 Block of Chestnut North County assault victim possible strangulation victim, sounds like they are alive it being an Assault call but sounds more like attempt murder.
  • 2 Subjects fist fighting inside McDonalds 1213 State Street Finally Live Entertainment.
  • Lawn Mower Fire 5600 Block of Berkeley Road.
  • Wires arcing 1400 Block of Lou Dillon Mylar balloons stuck in the wires.
  • Check the Area for 2 Stray Dogs 420 Miramonte.
  • Patient hoisted into Copter headed to Cottage ETA 20 minutes 4:20. Have no idea what that call was about.
  • 415 UI Subject refusing to leave the 700 Block of State Street.
  • Fall victim from a tree Eastside Park 200 North Soledad compound fracture to the arm.
  • Animal welfare check SBCC Track.
  • Check the Welfare of a female who said she was hit by her father 1500 Block of West Valerio.
  • 6800 Block of Hollister Customer threatening employees said something about jumping over a counter and snapping someone's neck, JERK.
  • 5 Transients drinking from an open bottle of vodka stashed in a backpack yelling obscenities at passersby in the 900 Block of State Street near Marshalls.
  • 3300 Block of McCall 459 Burglary to a garage.
  • Illegal Camper in a 2 tone blue van for 3 days female yelling at passersby in the 200 Block of East Sola.
  • Medical Emergency for a man down behind the Canary Hotel.
  • 484 Attempt of merchandise at Rite Aid 35 South Milpas 415 Suspects with female clerk involving 2nd group of people possibly involved. One group left in a 2003 Grey Honda possibly an Accord, 2nd group Black Chevy Silverado both vehicles registered possibly LA Area.
  • Group of 5-10 Thugs BMA's Assaulted possibly 2 subjects in the Lower State Street area SBPD detained one of the subjects near Amtrak, the rest got a way for now.
  • Code 40, Drunk yelling State and Ontare.
  • Another code 40, Drunk with an open container 500 Block of State Street.
  • Still Another Code 40, Drunk abusive Daddy on San Andres drove away but police got him in the 500 Block of Cornel charged with Domestic Violence.
  • 415 Fight behind Cost Plus in the 600 Block of State Street, code 2 medics for a leg injury.

    Scanner Roni Reports, Sunday:

  • Possible 459 Burglary in the 5400 Block of Toltec 2 subjects unknown by the residents making noise in the back yard.
  • 242 Assault in the City of Santa Barbara possibly near Pershing Park did not hear whole call only that police were looking for a suspect who wears an ankle monitor and usually camps near SBCC. I think they found him in Pershing Park later on.
  • Check the Welfare of a 5150 in the 200 Block of West Victoria.
  • Medical Emergency at SBHS for a 16 year old who fainted on the football field.
  • Lookout Park; Man with a black eye wearing a "Monk Suit" telling people someone is out to get him and he has to get out of there.
  • 415 Domestic in the 5900 Block of Cortez said something about a woman bleeding and a male with a pocket knife but did not sound like a 245 Assault with a weapon although an ambulance responded for an assault.
  • Medical Emergency for a male down in the middle of the street 900 Block of Fellowship.
  • Fire reported out on Stearns Wharf caused by a cigarette by Moby Dicks.
  • Missing at Risk Elderly 1600 Block of Grand Avenue.
  • Drunk subject in 7-11 5800 Block of Hollister.
  • Male with a blanket refusing to leave an elevator in the 700 Block of State Street.
  • SBPD Officer involved in a non-injury traffic accident at Valerio and DLV.
  • Vehicle accident 101 Southbound at Evans.
  • 415 Domestic male screaming in the 6500 Block of Del Playa.
  • UI Female disturbing in the 900 Block of State Street.
  • SBPD officer found the Missing at Risk elderly not sure where but they were looking on the Mesa she had Operation Lifesaver GPS.
  • Report of a homeless man drinking beer out of a McDonald's cup.
  • Years ago when I was dating this gal I used to empty out and refill O'Douls near beer bottles with liquor when I'd go to her house. I was kind of a noisy alcoholic she didn't figure it out for a long time. I'd take her to Champagne Brunches when she'd go to the bathroom I'd pound the bottle and get another before she would get back. One morning at Alex's in Goleta I stuck my finger in the bottle and turned it upside down when I turned it right-side up and pulled my finger out it exploded all over everyone. I had to buy everyone brunch and tip the waiter 50 Bucks to get them to be quiet about it before she got back from the bathroom. I could write a book about Stupid things Alcoholics do.
  • 600 Block of State Street Code 40, Drunk exposing himself to people the officer asked for a clothing description. Check the Welfare of another Code 40, Drunk male who fell and hit his head but refused Medics in the breezeway near parking lot 11.

    Will that is all outta me for now. Have a Great Monday and Dog Willing We will see you on Wednesday. Later, Roger


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