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Scanner Reports 3-26-12
updated: Mar 26, 2012, 7:05 AM
By Roger the Scanner Guy
Another Monday. Should I even announce the days anymore - I feel like I'm on a Merry Go Round and I'm sure some of you do too. Ran into someone I know the other day a fella who loves to live outside as compared to paying a large amount of his working income paying rent. I'm not sure whether or not that is why he lives outdoors, I have always known him for a traveler, yet he has always worked. He got into a fight recently and shared with me his experience as he was herded through the courts. Arrested on Assault charges - he was cited and released in court he was sentenced to 6 months of Anger Management. He said nothing about probation, but I'm pretty sure he is on some type of probation to at least monitor his anger management. I'm also sure that he has to pay Victim Restitution which used to be 125.00 Dollars, everyone has to pay that. I would think it is probably a lot more than 125.00 Dollars now. That is how much it was the last time I found myself in hot water back in 1999. As far as doing Jail Time he like many others knows there is no room at the Inn. Not everyone goes to jail, many get cited and released. Personally and it is my hope that violent offenders are held long enough for their present anger to (dissipate) before they are released.
Maybe all of the scrap that Santa Barbara has had to endure the past dozen years or so is our Karma for slapping Band-Aids on everything in our attempt to look good for the world being that we are considered a tourist destination, Aka the American Riviera. If we had done things the right way in the first place, I question whether or not there would be so many problems here. Not that we have major crime on a daily basis I'm sure some crime might be allowed to exist and accepted as if the way of the world. The poor will always pay for the sins of the wealthy and there will always be crime. Our mission is to learn how to roll with the Punches not to abolish crime, Dog Forbid! The more that people are required to pay in taxes and otter things the more it seems they feel justified in breaking da law. Especially by violating the poor or those who live life styles that make them vulnerable.
I am glad that our Police department is focusing on Traffic violators as that seems like the most justified law to break. It's like a game with some motorists well...You play, You Pay if you get caught don't whine. I'm sure there is much more money in it for the city by ticketing traffic offenders. As most will pay as compared to going to jail than the homeless who live outside and cannot afford to pay the illegal camping fines. The city is no pun intended Spinning their Wheels by giving Law abiding homeless people tickets. But just take a look at the Fire lane opposite the restaurant parking lot at 216 South Milpas. It's always packed with parking violators and a gold mine if violators were ticketed everyday as they should be. What if there was a fire and no room for the fire trucks to park? Lives might be at stake that's ok though people die every day and someone needed a hamburger after working hard all day and donating a buck and a half to their charity of their choice. Good People are allowed to break the law especially if it's off the backs of the poor and vulnerable.
Hair is your Scanner Reports, FRYdaze:
Hazard Investigation 100 Block of North Hope single vehicle accident leaking unknown substance in the car port.
415 Investigation Three dogs barking all night in RV parked on the street, disturbing neighbors. Owner of RV lives in an apartment in 600 Block of Castillo.
Possible 594 Vandalism suspect in the 7-11 at 331 West Montecito, subject found in Pershing Park. He had a warrant out of Florida but they don't want him so he's ours.
200 Block of West Micheltorena possible elder abuse investigation.
Parking violation 900 Block of Castillo dark SUV in handicapped parking.
415 Fight near Cacique and Milpas of course I had to go out and see being that I live in the area. Big mistake.
Just as I pulled out my scanner to see what was going on where, this big guy I hadn't seen was coming toward me he says "You SonofaBEACHES are all over the place, Can I sit down?" He goes to sit down next door on the neighboring property. I said "Sure, go ahead." I did not know it them but BOZO thought I was a police officer, he thought my Radio Shack scanner was a police radio...Suddenly he jumped up and cussed me out "You F ing Pig!!" He yells. I totally lost it busting up I laughed so hard thinking here's a guy mistaking a 5150 for a cop. He ducked around the corner, a few moments later the police showed up and took him away. I'm still laughing about that one.
484 Shoplifter in Custody at Macys 701 State street.
415 Domestic 100 Block of Oceano.- Someone smoking dope in an alley in the 1000 Block of State Street.
Keep the Peace in the 1200 Block of Punta Gorda.
484 Shoplifter in custody at Sears 3845 State Street.
Police officer on foot in the 300 Block of Chapala.
Report of Adult male drinking alcohol with juveniles in the 900 Block of San Pasqual.
Hit and Run victim at Cottage.
1300 Block of East Cota Suspicious Subject who claimed to work for Cox Cable asking woman for her Social Security number. SBPD contacted Cox, and they said there was no one working in that area for them at that time.
220PC Rape Attempt near Milpas and the tracks or possibly Cabrillo Ball Field Suspect left his bicycle at the scene. Male in his 50's long hair wearing grey last seen heading North on Milpas on foot from railroad Tracks. It took me a second to figure out the guy could be on the property. I grabbed my flashlight and went out checking all areas of the yard then I went out front looking around before remembering the guy's description... 50's long hair wearing grey just like me. I went back into my house and locked the door.
400 Block of Anacapa code 40 being held by citizens waiting for police.
SBPD Stopped subject that fit description of rapist first block of South Milpas but victim said it wasn't him.
Scanner Reports, Saturday:
SBPD on a subject at 226 South Milpas for what I have no clue.
Medical Emergency 1500 Block of Edison fall from a horse.
Suicide Attempt at PUFF on Camino Del Remindo woman tried to drown herself. She is considered a flight risk so SBSO Responding.
2 suspicious Subjects in first Block of North Alisos possible Hand S.
Smoke investigation at Pueblo Vista and Los Alturas Roads.
Illegal Campers in doorway of Tonic in 600 Block of State Street.
415 Transient in 200 Block of West Carrillo male in his 60's talking with female juveniles.
20002 Hit and Run motorcycle into vehicle 1000 Block of Cliff Drive. Suspect motorcycle registered in 700 Block of West Mission.
400 Block of Bath Domestic between landlord and tenant.
One in Custody for DUI, Opps! Shoulda took a cab. GVCH for blood.
242 Assault at the Sportsman suspect WMA Transient 5'8 170lbs grey sweat shirt, jeans South on Chapala. Fire and medics responded to victim.
I missed the location of this call somewhere in the County Aggressive Panhandler, followed a 12 year old girl and asked her where she lived.
SBSO responded to The Amtrak station in Carpinteria to remove at least two males for being drunk on the train. They were with two females who were also drunk unknown if they had to go too.
20002 Hit and Run 300 Block of West Micheltorena suspect vehicle green Toyota Camry with front end damage.
1145 Suicidal female on the Reservation with a knife.
1144 Death in a home City Santa Barbara Elderly.
484 Shoplifter of Beer from Rite Aid 35 South Milpas Suspect vehicle Nissan Xterra Silver.
Police have the license plate and your name Sean M. They also have your address in Long Beach. It would be much easier for you Sean M. if you turned yourself in now and avoided the rush.
1200 Block of Cacique loud music.
Scanner Roni Reports, Sunday:
Rain Medical Emergency 234 Camino Del Remidio, unknown type.
459 Audible at Metro 4 Theaters- SBPD in the 600 Block of State Street on a Pedestrian.
SBPD at the Bath House East Beach.- Illegal Camper in the parking lot Cajun Kitchen 900 Block of Chapala.
A local transient was ran for wants and warrants he had 2 out of Northern California one for Assault the other for Petty Theft and as far as they are concerned he is now ours.
Report of Rollover traffic accident 101 South Bound 1 mile North of 150.
At Toms Gas 459 A. Burglary to a vehicle.
A group of subjects loitering on the rail road tracks just below Patterson.
Code Blue 400 Block of Por La Mar.
Traffic Accident Gibraltar at East Camino Cielo vehicle over the side Engine 7 and County mutual aide.
Traffic Stop at Cacique and Milpas.
Medical Emergency subject down head injury 1300 Block of Cacique.
Female refusing to leave reporting parties vehicle in 800 Block of Cacique.
Another female or maybe the same one refusing to leave a vehicle behind Carls Jr.on South Milpas.
800 Block of Chelham Way 459 A. Burglary to a vehicle.
261 Rape Investigation at the station 2nd one I've heard this weekend within city limits.
At the Holiday Inn in Carpinteria a female to be tossed out for yelling at workers.
Double 242 Assault Couple beating the scrap out of each otter WMA AAF Victoria at Bath Street.
4900 Block of Titan Street report of missing Alzheimer's patient since Saturday.
Couple male and female in Trader Joes Parking Lot 3000 Block of DLV Bothering customers in the parking lot.
20002 Hit and Run non-injury Chilon Way at Puente Drive.
459 Burglary investigation First Block of South Salinas residence.
2 Code 40's Drunks at Cottage hospital waiting for their black and white taxis to take them to the Sober Center.
Well that is all for now Folks enjoy the beginning of your week. Dog Willing we will see you on Wednesday. Roger
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