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Scanner Report 8-11-12
updated: Aug 10, 2012, 7:00 AM
By Roger the Scanner Guy
Anutter FRYday Hair we are! Got my backside burning the Otter day when someone complained to the EDITOR that I missed a breaking news story. It was Wednesday and on that day I started listening to the Scanner real early and had been listening all day when the call came in about a vehicle into a tree on Foxen Canyon Road with possible injuries, nothing was said about a fatality. Around the same time there was a report of a center divider fire up near Buellton. The center dividers up there have much more vegetation that we have down here. The possibility of a fire there compared to our center dividers could get outta control real quick. I dropped the Unknown if Injury car accident for the Fire which is what I do. To me a Fire is much more serious than a vehicle accident. Concerning vehicle accidents I hear at least a couple dozen a day and most are non-injury.
On top of all this I am not required to listen to the Scanner 24 hours a day 7 days a week. I'm SNOT normal, but like NORMAL people, I sleep, use the can, take breaks, eat food, drink coffee, go on bicycle rides, I have a little bit of a life, SNOT Much but a little bit. It's MINE ALL MINE AND NOBODYS GETTING IT!!! However much of the time I'm out and about I carry a Scanner I haven't gone out much lately because I pay for the batteries for my Scanner out of my pocket and I only buy them when they are on sale from Rite Aid. I can get all the batteries I need for a month or better from Rite Aid when they are on sale for about 15.00 bucks. I'm hoping they are on sale FRYday Today. I won't know until 8am this is 7am. Hey maybe I'll steal them if they are SNOT on sale, Heehee.
Then I will make the Scanner Reports. Just so ya all know I'm not required to do this 24/7, Even So I do it most of the time because it's what I do but I don't get everything that happens in Santa Barbara County. The other thing that burns me up is not too long ago there were complaints about "Too many Roger Code Reds" So I have been limited I cannot directly post Code Reds from 8am to 5pm Monday thru FRYday, I'm being controlled. I hate being controlled! If I wasn't being CONTROLLED that story about the vehicle hitting the tree on Foxen Canyon Road would have been up, and there would be about a dozen other Code Reds up there also. Missing the breaking news story about the vehicle into a tree was totally SNOT my fault. DON'T BLAME ME!!!
A decent Police Scanner can be had from Radio Shack at any one of their stores for about 99.00 Bucks they are 200 channels and work well.
Concerning the comment about taking a class at City College and opening my eyes; I went to City College when I was younger. I took Administration of Justice and it really OPENED MY EYES. Especially when I was asked to leave the class because I was on non-formal probation. The experience opened my eyes wide and I never went back nor will I. I did go to Adult Ed for a time. The only class I stuck to for any time at all was Bill Downey's writing class. Bill was a great man. He wrote one of my all-time favorite books: Uncle Sam Must be Losing the War. About his service in WW2 It's on Amazon. Order it and read it. It will open your Eyes.
Hair is Thy Scannerroni Reports, Wednesday:
Cravens at Via Real vehicle vs bicycle.
200 Block of West Main in Santa Maria behind a building 1144, Dead body.
SBSO was on the hunt for several subjects involved in a stabbing and fight Tuesday evening in Goleta, around or near the Turnpike and Hollister area. I don't know if they got all of them but they got some of them.
Report of transient urinating on a mattress at a mattress in the 900 Block of DLV. I wonder if that means there will be a discount for that mattress.
Report of Two transients yelling profanities, and drinking alcohol from open containers at Salinas and Cacique Street. Those guys are not transients they are married men.
242 Assault suspect in white Dodge truck 4x4 traveling on Bradley from Union Valley in Santa Maria got out of his truck and beat up otter motorist.
Threats investigation 700 Block of Garden.
415 Subject threw soft drink on employees at Housing, in the 800 Block of Laguna they got him when he returned home last night. I guess he thought the coast was clear.
City parking lot 9, 459 Burglary to vehicle.
Shoplifter detained in the 900 Block of Linden in Carp.
Strong odor of Natural gas in several areas of Goleta.
100 Block of East Cabrillo 459 Burglary to a vehicle.
Fatal vehicle accident 9600 Block of Foxen Canyon Road vehicle into a tree 6 injured.
Report of center divider Fire in Buellton near 3 Bridges, I don't know if they ever found the fire.
Suspicious vehicle parked in the Drive Thru of Montecito Bank and Trust on Calle Real.
Level B. Parking lot 10, 459 Burglary to a vehicle.
3 Detained in the stairwell What stairwell I don't know.
200 Block of East Cabrillo 459 Burglary to a vehicle.
800 Block of State Street theft of a bicycle.
800 Block of Chapala 459 Burglary to a vehicle.
Suicidal Subject on Mesa School Lane he wants to jump off a cliff.
Possible Intruder on the de-sal plant property in the 500 Block of East Yananoli. Police were there quite a while I did not hear whether or not intruder was ever found.
City parking lot 12, 459 Burglary, I did not hear if it was a vehicle.
4000 Block of Via Lucero possible restraining order violation.
Cota and State Street area 459 Burglary, I did not hear what got broken into there either.
Scanner Reports, Thursday:
Suspicious male taking pictures of children at Los Banos Pool. Hispanic male adult, his vehicle a black Ford Bronco is parked in the white zone at Cabrillo and Castillo. Police had license plate it came back registered to an Isuzu they said code 4, I assume all is well.
Suspicious Subject in the park 315 Meigs Road white male adult wearing fishing cap asking kids where to buy drugs.
Unconscious male Bath at Montecito in the bushes.
Medical Emergency Fall Victim head injury Cacique Street shelter.
3900 Block of Via Real Vehicle vs 14 year old child leg injury.
Suspicious circumstances involving an 11 year old child within Santa Barbara city limits.
Tree branch blocking sidewalk in the 2200 Block of Garden Street.
A woman wearing a purple dress took a dump at the back door of the Library, 40 East Anapamu.
Medical Emergency for a male losing consciousness after taking an Ativan while drinking alcohol, on Spring Street.
415 Transients blocking the sidewalk at Quinientos and Milpas.
800 Block of East Alamar 415 Friends one spraying the otter with the water hose. Will that's what friends do on a hot day.
415 Transient taking a bath in the fountain at 616 State Street. I sure hope the city of Santa Barbara provides the people with soap and towels for their baths in the public fountains.
Possible 242 Assault in the State Street Underpants involving several subjects and a dog.
Some type of 415 Domestic at Foodland or thereabouts involving a male and female SBPD staked out their home male came back saw the police and tried to run away but got caught and went to jail. He was caught in the 700 Block of West Arrellaga. I had a girlfriend that used to live in that block and we used to hear gunshots all the time.
SBPD Premise check in the 300 Block of West Arrellaga.
Suspicious Circumstances At California and Grand reporting party hears subjects in an abandoned building.
That is it outta me for now it sure gets hot in my place in the evening it feels like it's over a hundred degrees, but in the winter I freeze. Remember to DRINK PLENTY OF WATER the next few days because it's going to get real hot. Dog Willing We will see you on Monday. Have a Great Weekend Everyone! Roger
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