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Scanner Reports 8-17-12
updated: Aug 17, 2012, 7:00 AM
By Roger the Scanner Guy
Thank Dog it's FRYday! What is it about Donuts? Every time I listen to one of those people barricading themselves in a structure about an hour or so into it I get an intense craving for donuts and coffee.
Cinnamon donuts and Folgers coffee with dry creamer it kills me I got the Folgers but I'm borderline diabetic I've been fighting diabetes for years, I eat a little sugar but SNOT very much. When I sit here listening to a Stand off I crave donuts. I start thinking about Dunkin Donuts, Krispy Kreme. Winchell's and Spudnuts are too far away, I don't walk so good anymore. People are always joking around about cops munching on Donuts must be some truth to it somewheres. Most cops I see look pretty fit, Usually when I'm craving sugar I open up an 18 ounce jar of peanut butter I could eat those like people eat a pint of ice cream. I don't eat peanut butter when I'm listening to a Stand Off I just crave cinnamon donuts and coffee go figure!
Weird call I heard on Thursday 23152 Driver under the Influence of Heroin? Reporting Party actually saw driver shoot themselves with a syringe. The call started at Circle K on South Milpas driver apparently drove East on Cacique, The dispatcher said South on Milpas after that I was out the door I wanted to see this, my brain was thinking faster than my legs and I almost splattered myself on the driveway. By the time I got out there the driver was somewhere else a Santa Barbara cop drove past though. Back in the old pad I heard the driver went East on Cacique and was actually in the neighborHOOD across the freeway cruising around. I have never done heroin in my life I was always afraid of hard drugs after my experiences as a kid prescribed Thorazine because I had an anger problem. The closest I ever came to heroin was when my former doctor prescribed vicodin and soma to me and I took both. They did wonders for my pain one day one of my neighbors who happened to be a former heroin addict found me slumped over in my chair he slapped me awake a bit and totally freaked when he found out what I was on. "HELL it's just medication!" I said. Dr. Diaz prescribed me 8 Vicodins, and 4 somas a day along with a host of other medications. I never took that much though just enough...I'd take maybe one of each it was the combination that was deadly though apparently the mixture of medications have killed people. I cannot imagine what it must be like to cruise around town nodding out at the wheel. The driver under the influence of heroin parked her car, got out and went to a bus stop. She might have thought she outsmarted the police but the Reporting Party was reporting her every move and not to long after that she was in custody near Voluntario and Cacique. Her vehicle a white Ford with Oregon plates towed away.
Driving under the influence of heroin What the HELL are people thinking? Alcohol is bad too but heroin? If it wasn't for the Reporting Party the woman might have ran into a child walking around or out for a bike ride and killed them. The person that reported this woman's actions is a Hero in my book. Earlier there was another call a Reporting Party reported a driver that Hit and Ran, a parked vehicle in the first block of East Micheltorena that driver was reported as possibly 23152 Drunk. That Reporting Party also followed the driver calling 911 and reporting the drivers every move and police were able to arrest the suspect. I don't know if that driver was drunk. If it wasn't for the Reporting Parties these two drivers might still be on the road. Thank You to our Santa Barbara Area citizens who take it upoon themselves to call 911 when they see Wrong Doing.
Here is Your Scanner Reports, Wednesday:
I woke up in the middle of a call I hate when that happens because I have a rough time trying to figure out what happened especially if it is as serious as this one sounded. I heard an AMR Medic say "Upgrading to Code 3." At the same time I heard the siren over the scanner and down the street, whatever happened was not too far away. I heard a Police Officer say "This appears to be a 245." (Assault with a deadly weapon.) It took a while listening to the scanner to find out the victim was in Cottage had a lacerated ear which was bleeding heavily and a brain bleed. I'm not assuming too much but it sounds like a slice and a beating to go. I have no idea if the victim made it; it seems that not many people recover fully from a brain bleed. I haven't seen anything in the news about it and probably won't if the victim was homeless.
Check the Welfare of a man down on the ground with another man hovering over him yelling 100 Block of West Figueroa across from the News Press is what the Dispatcher said. The responding officer said "Do you mean the Independent?" "Yes" The dispatcher answered.
Illegal crapper in tan van brown stripe 900 Block of Olive, been there 3 Days.
Embezzlement Investigation 300 Block of West Montecito.
Motorcyclist down 3000 Block of Calle Megara, the second motorcyclist down was at State and Hitchcock Streets, and the 3rd Motorcyclist down was on highway 101 Southbound near Hot Springs. I do not know whether or not those Motorcyclists were injured.
A couple Police Officers were out questioning transients at the corner of Cacique and Milpas involving a crime in the 400 Block of North Milpas. I suspect the crime they were investigating was the 245, Assault with deadly weapon but I don't know.
A teenaged Gal ripped off some costume jewelry from a business at 1107 State Street.
A fella named Mike was reported to be having a Mental Breakdown at the Cacique Street Shelter Police were responding to assist. While they were on their way apparently Mike had some sort of outburst and stormed out of the shelter into the neighborHOOD. The call was cancelled because this fella was no longer a danger to staff at the Cacique Street Shelter. What about the neighborHOOD? I just love how shelter personal care for the neighborHOOD.
Several areas of the West Side between State street and the Freeway were tagged with graffiti the Castillo and Arrellaga area apparently even a commercial truck was tagged.
Subjects were refusing to leave Sansum Clinic in the 1500 Block of State Street and causing a disturbance.
A transient was disturbing at Leadbetter Beach.
There was a suspicious male loitering near the restrooms in the 800 Block of Shoreline, Hispanic male adult.
459 Burglary Investigation in the 2000 Block of Chapala.
1600 Block of Chapala 20002 Hit and Run Investigation.
Threats Investigation at Franklin School.
Medical Emergency at Sterns Wharf for a fall victim. A few moments later another ambulance was requested I guess someone else fell down.
Hikers Lost between Cathedral Oaks and Seven Falls. The hikers a Mother and a Daughter were found.
4 Or 5 Subjects with a Dog disturbing and panhandling in front of CVS Pharmacy 1109 State Street.
Injury Traffic Accident Hot Springs and 101 South 4 Vehicles involved and a motorcycle involved.
Check the Welfare of a male in the Garden Underpants pushing a grocery card and a bicycle stumbling in the street.
Fraud on Picasso.
Code 40 Drunk Transient refusing to put things back in his storage unit at First North Calle Cesar Chavez so the Storage company can close.
2 Otter Code 40 Drunks raising HELL in the 1400 Block of Chapala.
415 Domestic between a male and a female in the parking area of the Montecito Inn.
More Code 40's Drunks refusing to leave the parking lot of another CVS Pharmacy 220 West Carrillo.
Injury Traffic Accident MTD Ped vs a Bus 1020 Chapala Street.
Another Code 40 Drunk in the Lobby of the Double Tree Yelling also a transient.
Scanner Reports, Thursday:
Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas Let your heart be light From now on our troubles will be out of sight./ Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas make the yule tide be gay From now on our troubles will be far away./ Here we are in golden Days Happy golden days of yore Faithful friends who are dear to us Gather near to us once more./ Through the beers we will all be together If the fates allow Hang a shining star upon the highest bough, have yourself a Merry Little Christmas noooooooooooooow! Yes this song is now stuck in my head like all the otters!
Thursday is a No Burn Day.
Medical Emergency for someone having seizures in the courtyard of Ralphs 100 West Carrillo.
20002 Hit and Run possible 23152 Drunk Driver first block of East Micheltorena. Suspect a female was followed by reporting party to Cottage hospital where she works. The suspect was arrested there.
Without missing a beat Report of 23152 Driver under the influence of heroin another reporting party followed another woman around the lower East Side this one got out of her vehicle and was at the bus stop at Voluntario and Cacique when police arrived and arrested her.
415 Transients in the 300 Block of Meigs Transients disturbed with their K-9.
245 On the West Side somewhere near Modoc SBPD were looking for the suspect for some time but I don't think they found him not yet anyway. I caught the call in the middle and did not get all the information.
Check the Welfare of a subject down in the 400 Block of South Canada.
600 Block of West Gutierrez 459 Burglary to a residence.
Medical Emergency 1200 Block of Broadway in Santa Maria for ankle pain.
Check the Welfare of a 4 year old child in the first block of North Soledad whose Father I think they said "Shook" but am not sure. Either way it was a Check the Welfare call of a child.
First block of West Ortega Check the Welfare of an injured or ill cat. Breaks my heart to hear about animals being injured.
Traffic Hazard for plastic cones in the roadway at Castillo and Shoreline.
484 Theft of Jewelry investigation meet the victim at The Alano Club 235 East Cota.
Heard SBFD talking about a motorhome driving around town leaking dirty water. They did not know whose motorhome it was.
Someone was shooting off bottle rockets at Santa Barbara Shores.
415 Domestic 3800 Block of Sweeny Road a husband physically threw his wife out of a truck and left her. I assume the vehicle was moving, female refused medical attention. Her husband came back just in time to be arrested. Last I heard the female was walking toward Lompoc.
A white male transient in his 30's ripped off the tip jar at Starbucks 533 State Street. SBPD detained a subject matching his description in front of Aaron Bros A few moments later.
Suspicious Circumstances 3 Subjects reported to have entered a vacant residence in the 700 Block of Spring street too bad for them someone is watching it and reported them.
242 Investigation, Assault in the 1500 Block of Live Oak Lane.
Reports of 2 Children left in Hot vehicle at Vons Turnpike a 3 year old and an infant some people have manure for brains!
484 Theft Investigation at the Adult Book Store 405 State Street.
Injury traffic accident involving 2 bicyclists 2700 Block of DLV.
Report of 2 females fighting at Cacique and Canada with a crowd gathering Pay per View.
Report of solicitors on Mercury at Jupiter Wow those sound like determined sales people!
Will that is it outta me for now. Have yourselves a Merry Little Weekend Everybody! Dog Willing Me, Ballistic Belinda, Pooh Bear, and Joey Canoli will see you on Monday. Roger
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