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Scanner Reports 6-27-12
updated: Jun 27, 2012, 7:05 AM
By Roger the Scanner Guy
Will hair we are, another Humpster Day, Wednesday. What do you do when you're driving down the road minding your own business obeying the traffic laws, doing the speed limit say you're doing 35? Some jerk pulls in front of you not only cutting you off but only doing say 25. If you don't slam into the jerk, you stomp on the brakes right? At this point do you just let it go? Do you flip the driver the bird and cuss em out? Or do you try and get them to pull over so you can kick their butt? I haven't driven in some time, can't afford it. Thinking about expenses used to really stress me out when I was driving around. I've always been kinda short tempered anyway and I always drove big cars mostly because I am a big guy and they were comfortable.
I remember getting so mad at someone while driving (I can't even remember what they did) I let them get way ahead of me to a stop light. I sped up to say 60 maybe 70 mph then not so far behind them I slammed on my brakes. My Cadillac Coupe stopped inches from hitting their little Honda. I got a look at them at that point they were an elderly couple, compared to this big ugly ape in a tank. The poor old guy looked like he was scared to death. This was here in town many years ago I was so hot headed and angry I yelled at the poor guy and flipped him off. Looking at him while acting like a total idiot, I felt horrible but I was so angry I kept telling him off I was almost out of control. That's Road Rage. I've heard a few of these lately and I know there's a lot in Santa Barbara I see it almost every day when I'm out and about.
It's starting to get HOT out there people have short fuses. I also hear Domestic 415s, 242s Assault other violent crimes associated with anger but Road Rage can involve anyone who ventures out beyond their front door. Many of those other crimes usually involve some sort of interaction, usually, there are exceptions. Road Rage can come from just about anywhere you don't even have to do anything wrong. There is a place on the net where one can go and read suggestions of other things one can do while experiencing Road Rage before one gets out of control and commits one of those other violent crimes. Google this: Wiki How to stay calm during Road Rage. It's a good read and will help one to calm down during Road Rage. Now do I practice these suggestions while driving? "No, I stopped driving." I ride a bike and even though I follow all traffic laws even pull out of vehicles way someone always messes with me and it angers me. Sometimes I yell stupid things but people only laugh at me because I look like a fool. The way I look stereotype wise I should be riding a Harley, not a blue Schwinn tricycle. How can anyone take me serious? It's all good at least I make people laugh. Feel free to share about your Road Rage experiences if you like.
Hair is your Scanner Reports, Monday:
23103 Vehicle Black SUV all over the road Alamo Pintado, in Solvang.
There was a medical Emergency on Mountain Drive that resulted in a death.
I'm not sure where in the county this was but some guy got mad at Citi Bank and threatened to blow up all their locations. NOT very Smart man that is serious stuff, and you can get time in prison just for saying it.
Transient disturbing in the 900 Block of DLV.
A female heard screaming in the 2800 Block of State Street.
Female transient wearing a black dress disturbing at the Double Tree 633 East Cabrillo.
Check the Welfare of a subject down in front of the Sand Bar 514 State Street.
3300 Block of Foxen Canyon 242 Assault.
DLV at Alamar 415 over non-injury accident.
Minor injury traffic accident 700 Block of DLV.
1096 Coast Village Road vehicle into Bank of America.
415 in the 400 Block of Old Coast highway.
Report of Fight involving 5 or 6 Gang Types at San Andreas and Mission. When police got there, there was no fight so they asked around apparently there was no fight.
Report of Panhandlers behind 814 State Street asking for money to buy drugs.
Someone whom Dined and Dashed walked home to their res with the reporting party following them heeheehee. This was in the 500 Block of DLG. One time these friends of mine took me out for my birthday. I walked out first assuming they paid once we were in the car they told me they "Dined and Dashed" It was like my favorite restaurant. I was so scared because I didn't have any money. It was a joke they played on me my birthday and all, Ha Ha real funny.
415 Domestic 500 Block of Los Olivos yelling screaming items being thrown.
Another 415 Domestic between landlord and tenant in the first block of Oceanview.
Heading South on Castillo a 25 year old Hispanic male pushing a grocery cart with an unconscious female in it.
Trespassers in the basketball courts of 290 Lighthouse Road.
417 Brandishing a gun 4 Hispanic male adults in a late model Honda Accord in the parking lot at 501 North Milpas. The reporting party was calling from another location. I'm not sure but think that police were unable to locate the Honda or the gang types with a gun.
Scanner Reports, Tuesday:
Be on da Lookout for two white male adults in their 30's with bad acne both wearing black whom tried to gain entry at a location in the 200 Block of Castillo. Last seen heading North on Castillo headed for 7-11.
Report of a 5150 Barricaded in a laundry room on Bath street, family 415 argument.
Smoke investigation outside in the area of Foothill and San Roque. Fire was unable to find a fire.
Someone reported to the manager of a mobile home park in Goleta that the night before Monday evening they heard a 415 Domestic, and a gunshot in a trailer and the front door of the home was standing open Tuesday morning. SBSO responded and I heard no more, though I waited I think all was well.
415 Domestic in a car in the 2900 Block of Foothill.
242 Assault at Lobero Plaza 3301 State Street.
State and Canon Perdido injury accident bicyclist down.
Panhandler on the sidewalk in front of Ralphs 2840 DLV.
Check the Welfare of an infant locked in a vehicle in the Ralphs parking lot 100 West Carrillo. A tow truck was called and SBPD requested code 2 Medics for the child.
242 At Butterfly Beach.
Be on the Lookout for 4 juveniles in a grey sedan throwing water balloons at people. Last seen at Butterfly Beach headed toward Santa Barbara.
Threats investigation at the station in the Lobby.
Check the Welfare of a woman standing on a railroad tower along the side of the RR Tracks that bridges out practically over the train tracks, near the Patterson overcrossing. I'm not sure if the woman was still there when the SO Arrived.
415 Juvenile vs. employees at JJ's Liquors in the 300 Block of Castillo, last seen headed West toward Cliff.
484 of Merchandise from a store in La Cumbre Plaza suspect Hispanic female adult 20's wearing a black cardigan and blue jeans.
A white 4 door sedan side swiped the bridge on Alamo Pintado in Solvang.
Code 40 dude in long black jacket walking South in traffic sounded like he was going to meet someone at High Noon and he did though it was a few hours later. He sounded a bit combative in the background toward police. Now he's in the hospital. I remember those days the Law always won too.
4400 Block of Cedar in the County another woman locked her keys and child in the car. What is up with these people? If you don't want the kid give them up for adoption don't leave them in the car and FRY their brains!
Anyway have a great Hump Day Dog Willing we will see you on FRYday. Roger
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