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Scanner Reports 7-7-14
updated: Jul 07, 2014, 7:00 AM

By Roger the Scanner Guy

Monday-Monday. I hope y' all had a wonderful weekend and stayed outta trouble. Coppers were busy running people for wants and warrants and sweeping drunks off the streets. It seems It's Summer Time in Santa Barbara. Sure is hot sweltering heat in my place feels tropical. I wish it would rain. I hate sweating all the time. I feel like I'm swimming in my shorts. My last drunk I passed out in a few areas of town mostly around the 2000 Block of DLV. Now it seems like people are down all over the place sleeping it off. The tragic thing is they are not all drunks some are medical emergencies, and if not checked out soon they can die, as one fella did on Saturday. The police do their best checking everyone out; they are busy as HELL just taking care of the drunks. Yea there are calls where you see the police "Just standing around" As if they are waiting for the Donut Store to open but before you criticize too much, try wearing their shoes for a while. Do a ride along you'll see and maybe experience a little of what they do for yourself.

I worked as a guard here for a few years and had some crazy experiences. Seemed like working the parks during Fiesta was always cool probably wouldn't be any more. I got beat up by gang members at the West Side Boys Club back in 1988, had a 5150 resident of S.B. pull a butcher knife on me at the Galleria. He used to cook at Frimples; I guess he liked carrying his tools around with him. Had some guy try to stick me with a knife at Los Conchos on East Haley. I got in a few push and shove matches I did some things on my own where I should have called the police because I thought I was hot Poop. Whenever I start thinking how easy a cop's job is driving around in a car all day munching on donuts I remember those days when I was a security guard which is not even close to what a Copper goes thru, not even close.

I remember back a little over a year ago someone wrote in asking the question of Edhatters what the HOOD around Oak Park was like because they was thinking about moving there. Most of the responses said it was fine. I hear a lot more calls in that area now than I used to and I'm wondering if the Oak Park area is still a nice HOOD or is it going to HELL? I wonder if people still play tennis on the tennis courts there or have the Tennis Courts been taken over by campers? It sure sounds a lot different now than it did then. The Samarkand area seems like it has its troubles too.

Anyway here's your Scanner Roni Reports, FRYday:

  • Storke and Whittier Construction site Arson in Goleta 5 structure 3 Alarm fire and 10,000 Thousand dollar reward so far.
  • Missing at Risk subject from Casa Dorinda momentarily then found.
  • Subject refusing to leave the kitchen area of the Rescue Mission 535 East Yananoli.
  • 2nd Call in on a male subject yelling at Motel 5 3505 State Street.
  • 415 Female yelling in front of the Shoreline Community Church in the 900 Block of San Andres.
  • Highway 101 South of Clark street Santa Maria vehicle accident, rollover.
  • Business door found open in the 300 Block of State Street unknown if there was a burglary.
  • Code 40, Drunk passed out in the Granada Garage 3rd floor stairwell.
  • Medical Emergency for an unresponsive female in the Paseo Nuevo parking garage.
  • In the lower lot at Macys 3805 State Street a driver yelling at their elderly passenger.
  • Loud Music 600 Block of West Cota.
  • Montecito at Chapala medical emergency for seizures.
  • Dog Attack 1700 Block of Mission Drive Veterans building one person bit, heard dog was going after another. Poor dog is probably stressed out and don't know what's going on.
  • 415 Fight involving 6 one with a knife 5700 Block of Aquila.
  • SBPD on a subject in front of the S.B. Pubic library 40 East Anapamu.
  • Parking Problem at the Bacara. Break out the Bearcat! Call the National Guard!
  • SBPD has several units out there just for booking the Dan O! It sounds like they are rustling cattle; all the drunks out there on the streets. It also sounds like the jail is full.
  • Booking unit assist with transportation State at Anapamu.
  • Heard that Code 40, Drunks are being transported to the police station, don't know why.
  • I heard a deputy say he was out with the Paparazzi at San Ysidro Ranch.
  • SBPD jail van on a medical emergency at 217 East Gutierrez, seizures.
  • Lots of drunks getting picked up in the 800 Block of Cacique one in the bushes 200 South Milpas.
  • More pickups for code 40, Drunks 100 West Cabrillo, Pershing Park, 500 East Cabrillo.
  • BBQ Fire leaky propane tank 500 Block of West Junipero.
  • Vehicles blocking at the Old Mission 2200 Block of Laguna.
  • Highway 101 at Santa Maria Way 5x5 foot spot fire.
  • 1300 Block of East Mason some kind of 415 Domestic woman screaming, man trying to get in someone got cut up don't know if it was the man or the woman.
  • Another thing that the cops are doing since there isn't any Animal Cops working they are picking up stray and injured dogs and transporting them to Cares Animal Hospital Garden at Haley.
  • 242 Assault victim 132 Harbor Way neck pain Fire and Medics responding.
  • Drinkers 900 Block of Chapala.
  • A lot of Partying going on out there!

    Scanner Roni Reports, Saturday:

  • A lot of Code 40, Drunks passed out all over Santa Barbara.
  • 242 Assault on a MTD Bus which is stopped at Hollister and Ellwood Station Suspect still on the Bus.
  • Check the Welfare of a couple living on Cedar Street that a friend hasn't seen for a while.
  • Possible vehicle Fire highway 101 Northbound just South of the Gaviota rest stop.
  • Engine 4 District Elderly Fall Victim found 11:30am had been on the floor all night unable to get up on their own uninjured but needed to get checked out.
  • Ill subject heat emergency on the Tunnel Trail.
  • 242 Assault victim in the 1200 Block of Coast Village Road occurred elsewhere.
  • Check the Welfare of a dog tied up at 3524 State Street.
  • SBSO Call Assist at the County Jail for a subject who has numerous felony convictions and is refusing to leave the jail. He has been asked not to come back? He has so many convictions even jail don't want him.
  • Brandishing a Gun Riverview and highway 246 Subject reports that suspect pointed the gun at him a police officer says, "It's ok it's just an air gun." It wouldn't be all right with me.
  • 23152 Drunk Driver white Ford pickup truck 5B527? on Coast Village Road.
  • 415 Subject refusing to leave the lobby of Motel 6 3505 State Street, that place is starting to sound like a halfway house.
  • 2 Code 40, Drunks yelling obscenities in front of the Rite Aid 800 Block of State Street.
  • Medical Emergency 3700 Block of San Remo.
  • 415 young brothers fighting 300 Block of Ladera.
  • Illegal Camper near the dumpster 512 Bath Street.
  • Juveniles smoking marijuana near the University Club 1332 Santa Barbara Street.
  • Male and a female tagging the Pillars of the Cold Springs Bridge.
  • Public Assist subject accident left his wallet at the Amtrak station.
  • 415 Fight brewing in front of the .99 Cent store involving some homeless guys.
  • 500 Block of East DLG pick up hits parked vehicle and maybe trying to leave.
  • 415 Homeless Oak Park Tennis Courts one fella sleeping in the others bed on the Tennis Courts.
  • Loud Music 900 Block of East Haley.
  • 4 Shots heard in the area of Quinientos and Voluntario numerous reporting parties.
  • Loud Music at Oak Park 300 West Alamar.
  • 23103 Reckless Driver in small Toyota pickup thru Oak Park almost hit several people, possibly a tan Toyota.
  • Overdose 5200 Block of University Drive.

    Scanner Roni Reports, Sunday:

  • Unconscious Female in a driveway 800 Block of Fortuna Drive. Suspicious Circumstances involving her appearance.
  • Tyrone is challenging people to fight in the Rescue Mission.
  • Subject slumped over the wheel of a vehicle near CVS Turnpike.
  • Landlord tenant dispute in the 200 Block of East Haley.
  • Gas odor in the 800 Block of Cornel.
  • 415 Homeless people arguing in front of the city police station associated with a van.
  • SBSO had one at gunpoint.
  • 484 theft of a wallet 300 Block of West Montecito.
  • Code 40, Drunk guest passed out in front of the Holiday Lodge.
  • 415 Homeless fighting one hit the other with a stick 200 Block of West Montecito.
  • Emergency Landing, 1801 H Street, at the Lompoc Airport. The plane landed safely.
  • Check the Welfare of 3 Saint Bernards in a Honda 1200 Block of Coast Village Road.
  • Code 40, Drunk Down code 2 Medics Chapala and Carrillo.
  • Medical Emergency Disoriented elderly female Vista Del Monte 3775 Modoc patient reported as combative the police are responding also.
  • SBPD assist medics with someone locked in the bathroom in the 1200 Block of State Street.
  • Suspicious subject looking in cars on Por La Mar then went into Dwight Murphy Park.
  • Code 2 Medics for a chin laceration at the Foot Patrol office in IV.
  • Medical Emergency for a Traumatic Injury at Goleta Beach.

    Will that's all outta me for now Have a Great Monday and Dog willing, we will see you on Wednesday. Later, Roger


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