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Scanner Reports 5-9-14
updated: May 09, 2014, 7:00 AM

By Roger the Scanner Guy

FRYday, FRYday finally FRYday. Isn't it funny how you could find something in the news to piss you off? Saw this article about a Missouri Mother whose son is a registered sex offender, her son had sex with a preteen girl she was 13, he was 16 at the time. For his punishment, he got 6 months in jail and sex offender registry for a lifetime. She thinks it's too harsh a sentence that he has to register as a sex offender the rest of his life and he can only do certain things because there are things sex offenders are not allowed to do that people who are not sex offenders can do. I agree with her that her son's sentence is too harsh; after all he and the girl were both juveniles when he had sex with her according to the news article. Then again, this is the law. Will this Missouri Mother is fighting the law not only for her son's freedom of being a registered sex offender but for the 800,000 or so other registered sex offenders in the good old US of A. She says "Millions of lives would change for the better", and an organization that is backing her wants to give Sex Offenders a second chance. I'm not a hundred percent sure if she's talking juvenile offenders or all offenders but even so every case is different. Some offenders are harsher than others. It kinda angered me that she wants to see the National Sex Registry abolished altogether. Personally I'd like to see everyone that's registered ran thru a Woodchipper but if there are cases like her son's out there I feel differently about that. After all I was a kid once and times were different back then. I was around 13, maybe 14 years old when I lost my virginity to a 16 year old girl, I never thought of her as a child molester. I'm not sure how much the law has changed but from what I've read it sounds like a lot. I was molested when I was 13 years old by a man in his 50's maybe 60's He didn't get much of me but he got enough, I don't think he was ever able to molest anyone again after that. I got molested twice in Military school, will raped in my sleep once; I was 12 and 13 then. I got raped when I was 19 and sliced a couple times I thought I was going to die when that happened and I should have NEVER reported it to the police because they treated me horribly. I got molested when I was 16 by a man in his 40's. I was a runaway I left home at 12 and never went back to this day I don't feel at home. Some days I'm a victim of rape, some days I'm a survivor of rape. I don't want to see the National Sex Registry Abolished, I don't want to see sex offenders get a second chance. They shoulda never had a first chance. I almost wish I wouldn't have read that article because now I'm committed because I'm for sex offenders being registered it makes them accountable for their actions. I think people need to see who they are especially if they are violent which many of them are. The lady has a point her son's case is different according to the article. Maybe a house cleaning is in order concerning juvenile offenders but all cases are different. Many of those offenders should be registered so the rest of us can protect our loved ones, and our children.

Here is your Scanner Roni Reports, Wednesday:

  • Seen by SBPD under the Ortega Street Bridge near the Rail Road tracks a Mattress and a quilt.
  • At Santa Barbara Street and Figueroa a suspicious subject in a silver Lexus.
  • Vehicle accident with injuries head and neck injuries due to airbag deployment 101 Northbound at Hope.
  • Stolen bicycle found behind 7-11 in the 3400 Block of State Street.
  • 459 Audible alarm at Rite Aid on South Milpas.
  • 600 Block of Ricardo Ave. Rollaway minivan accident injuring a child and a Nanny.
  • 415 Domestic between 2 brothers in the 1000 Block of Cliff, they sounded like they were around my age. Made me glad I don't have a brother I have horrible arthritis now it would really hurt to get my butt kicked.
  • SBPD Premise check McKenzie Park.
  • 20002 St. Vincent and Canon Perdido suspect vehicle a green Toyota but registered as a Honda to an address on the Eastside.
  • Off Road Mail truck minor injury 1000 Block of Oceano.
  • Overdose on Atterbury Drive.
  • Bomb Threat on an Amtrak bus subject told some one that another subject who was in the lobby of the Amtrak train station told him there was a bomb on the bus. SBPD caught up with the subject who was said to have stated that there was a bomb on the bus, but I think the witness did not stick around.
  • Overdose in I.V. possibly on Trigo.
  • A female cut off her GPS monitor at Garden and Yananoli.
  • Medical Emergency elderly fall victim with a head injury Alexander Court 300 Block of West Islay.
  • Shoplifter at Whole Foods 3700 Block of State Street.
  • 200 Block of Pacific 415 Domestic.
  • 2 Suicidal subject calls in the City of Santa Barbara.
  • 415 Domestic 2100 Block of Red Rose.

    Scanner Roni Reports, Thursday:

  • 2 Homeless guys disturbing others in the 900 Block of State Street.
  • Traffic stop State and Ontare nothing out of the ordinary.
  • SBPD on a group at Vera Cruz Park.
  • Report of a green Chevy truck over the double yellows near Harris Grade possible 23152.
  • Medical Emergency for a fall victim with a head injury Micheltorena and DLV.
  • Elderly fall victim 400 West Islay.
  • 23103 Reckless driver on a cell phone who cannot be bothered in Coast Village Circle in a white van, white male.
  • Refusing to leave a parking lot of a preschool in the 400 Block of North Turnpike a subject in a vehicle with boarded up windows.
  • Public Works call for a partial tree blocking in the 2600 Block of Samarkand.
  • SBPD on a detail at La Cumbre junior high.
  • Animal control 3 on a dead animal pick up in the 600 Block of De La Vista.
  • Threats investigation 6500 Block of Hollister.
  • Suspicious male at Lookout Park in his 40's running around the park naked.
  • Stolen Vehicle recovery 400 Block of Cornel.
  • Suspicious circumstances white sedan pulled off side of the road 101 Southbound at Los Patos and a female running Northbound on the Rail Road tracks wearing jean shorts and a white top.
  • Report of a subject abusing their dog in the 200 Block of East Cota.
  • Medical Emergency 6 year old boy with a laceration to the arm bleeding profusely.
  • Semi blocking Painted Cave.
  • 5150 Being transferred from the Rescue Mission to Cottage SBPD on scene.
  • Gas odor outside in the area of Peyton and Devonshire.
  • Juvenile problem in the area of Quinientos and Soledad.
  • Report of a 23103 Reckless driver running stop signs and following to close to other vehicles East on APS A green Honda.
  • 2 Adult males in a dark green Chevy Truck attempting to pick up male juveniles Northbound on Olive.
  • Illegal campers in a green and silver van 400 Block of Cornel.

    Will that's it outta me for now this chair is killing my back. Have a Wonderfully, Awesome, Wonderful Weekend and Dog Willing we will see you on Monday. Later, Roger


     

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