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Scanner Reports 1-07-12
updated: Jan 06, 2012, 7:00 AM
By Roger the Scanner Guy
Well FRYday already here. Funny how the holidays do that to ya. I was reading Ken Williams column the other day on Noozhawk and I was really shocked that, that fella Stephen that died near the shelter a couple weeks ago had no alcohol in his system. I totally thought that he did. I read where he was given a warm shower to warm him from the cold. I totally assumed that he had alcohol in his body and the warm shower gave him a heart attack. Some people die that way from having a warm shower or bath after drinking alcohol. Even people that are not homeless die that way. The guy had no alcohol in his system so now I'm wondering how he passed away? I heard the police officer on the scanner looking for a place for the man to sleep. The Cacique Street Shelter was the last possibility but the man collapsed outside of the shelter and passed away soon after. I don't know what happened but I heard the police officer trying to find a place for the man to go. It wasn't the kinda thing where the cop was trying to dump the guy; he was sincere in trying to find the guy a place to go that police officer has a good heart. I'm curious about how the guy passed away though and will be for some time, I'm sure.
Well, we're always going back and forth with bad drivers, which usually end up in bad bicyclists, and bad Peds somewhere in there people quit playing nice. I really don't know what to say about drivers anymore but what makes my day is when I see the police officer in the 200 Block of South Milpas going after those idiots that U-Turn at Cacique and Milpas usually barely taking out Peds, bicyclists, other motorized vehicles in the process. I believe if their mother was standing in the intersection, these drivers would run the old gal down because they care for no one but themselves. How selfish can someone be to use their vehicle to intimidate people out of their way? There are also the illegal turners going into 211 South Milpas that go South into the Northbound turning lane at Cacique. I believe it's a miracle that there are not more smash-ups there. Bad drivers are just another thing our city has to deal with and it's getting worse. I'm not saying bicyclists and Peds are blameless but they don't have a ton of steel wrapped around them either. There are some motorists that stop but the majority don't.
Just because I did not do it this time does not mean I'm going to stop. I'm just performing a little experiment and I wholefartedly believe that I will be right in my assumption. I'm not sharing that assumption with you guys just in case I am wrong so you can say "I told you so."
Here is your Scanner Reports, Wednesday:
Structure Fire 1000 Block of Bath early in the morning, cat saved by hero firemen.
459 Burglary to a vehicle First Block of Bath Street.
211 Silent alarm Heritage Oaks Bank, turned out to be a false alarm.
Fire and Medic's to Gibraltar Road for a bicycle accident.
Suspicious Circumstances 1200 Block of Coast Village Road.
Calle Cesar Chavez and Garden man near blue and white RV yelling.
100 Block of Veronica man dancing in front of RV maybe he's dancing with the RV. Soon there will be a law against RV Dancing in Santa Barbara.
Suspicious Subject returning stolen items to Scolaris.
Man yelling cuss words at Garden and Cota might have also assaulted someone at the Alano Club.
484 Theft jewelry store 800 Block of State Street.
23152 Drunk driver in 200 Block of Helena white Ford Ranger.
4700 Block of Calle Real at IHOP Possible Dine and Dash subject still inside of the restaurant.
Code 40 female sitting in a blue Mercedes at Ralphs 100 Block of West Carrillo.
Scanner Reports, Thursday:
Code 40 transient 400 Block of State Street.
2900 Block of State Street subject threatening at Wellbridge.
415 Transient yelling 700 Block of State Street. Blocking door with sign female in her 40's.
4700 Block of West Main injured pit bull.
Suspicious Circumstances at Fuel Depot in Goleta 90 year old male wearing a red knit cap and carrying a plastic bag attempting to enter vehicles.
Elevator Rescue one person trapped was able to get out before fire department arrived.
SBPD Foot pursuit East Side near Marborg captured suspect after he fell into a fence. Unknown why police were chasing him.
Two suspicious subjects in 200 Block of West Pedregosa casing the block. About an hour later there was another call on West Pedregosa in the 200 Block for the same thing. Unknown if it was the same subjects.
500 Block of Cornell Place injury traffic accident.
Hit and Run State and Victoria white Honda Civic driven by a man in his 50's, he hit a Ford Taurus.
Suspicious Camaro on Los Positas Place license plate hanging from it.
Suspicious circumstances person called in requesting help in the 100 Block of West Anapamu but disconnected before giving out information.
Subject AWOL from Serenity group home, he does not sound very serene.
Suspicious circumstances 2 juveniles with a flashlight in the 1800 Block of San Pasqual.
That is it for now Folks. Have a great weekend and Dog Willing I and Pooh Bear will see you on Monday. -Roger
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