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Scanner Reports 8-20-12
updated: Aug 20, 2012, 9:58 AM
By Roger the Scanner Guy
Monday-Monday Welcome to Monday. Anutter work week ahead of some of you. Most people just keep working through the weekend, I think nowadays. On the subject of Drunk Driving; the difference between losing one's license for a year compared to 4 months on a first offence is submitting to a chemical or breath test. The majority of the people I have known would not only refuse the test but would resist arrest ending up in a knock down drag out fight with the police. These are people who don't whine with their wine, they pound a bottle of hard liquor almost OD-ing on the alcohol before they go for a little drive for more. When I was a kid everyone and their Mother, and GrandMammy drank and drove. When you got pulled over and just about everyone did sooner or later get pulled over depending on how you acted was the difference between being escorted home, and going to jail. Even though some people went to jail many were not charged with Drinking and Driving. When I drank and drove I went to one of two places the hospital, or jail. I was given multiple choices I always fought or ran. I crashed several times and when I finally injured someone bad enough and they almost lost their life I began to think. It wasn't until I came to California and sobered up in Santa Barbara that I took the crime of Drinking and Driving seriously. I finally figured out that it isn't my right to drink and drive.
I don't think it's anyone else's right either even if they are rich and famous and think they have the police department in their pocket. Laws and whether or Not one feels they have the Right to break the law is not the only thing one should consider or take seriously when drinking and driving. One should always consider "The victim" if a crash has occurred. Is the victim alive, hurt, or dead? Is the victim just a regular Joe? Related to a police officer, or related to someone involved in Organized Crime? Is the drunk driver going to lose their license for 4 months? Do a year in jail and get treated like dirt by the guards? Or lose a limb that is near and dear to them? That is another thing that made me not only quit drinking and driving but also breaking the law all together. Most criminals do not take in consideration who their victims are, they should. "Oh Roger just let it go the Arrogant Selfish Drunk Driver did SNOT hurt anyone they just got caught, they promise that they will NEVER Drink and Drive again." I would SNOT be Roger if I let it go.
Hair is your Scanner Reports, FRYday:
Full Fire Response 101 Southbound at El Capitan for a vehicle rollover.
800 Block of East Micheltorena Suspicious Vehicle bought Thursday night, all I heard. Never heard why someone thought the vehicle was suspicious? Maybe it answers to the name Christine...
700 Block of Camino Del Sur subject asleep in vehicle reporting party's wife attempted to wake them up, no wake up Check their welfare.
Illegal Campers in the 1800 Block of Refugio Road grey truck and a white sedan ongoing problem.
Medical Emergency for a man face down near the Northbound onramp at Glen Annie and highway 101.
Medical Emergency fall victim on sidewalk public accident 1500 Block of Castillo.
487 Theft Investigation 1200 Block of Coast Village Road.
Calle Real at Los Positas vehicle vs motorcycle crash.
415 Domestic at the Franklin center.
SBSO on possible pursuit of sorts involving a chopper also pulled over 3 Hispanic male adults in a Toyota Tacoma and took them in custody near Santa Claus Lane.
Injury Traffic Accident 2 vehicles in the 3100 Block of Foothill.
Dog locked in Honda Odyssey in the 3000 Block of State street windows slightly cracked no water Animal Control Responding.
Illegal Camper Mountain Drive a quarter mile from Mission Canyon reporting party left cones to mark the spot. Sounds like police had to hike a little ways to the camp anyway.
Panhandler refusing to leave Isla Vista.
415 Subject Raising HELL at USA Gas 8 South Milpas.
600 Block of West Carrillo subject went to reporting party's door told him he was being chased by 3 subjects asked to call police.
Scanner Reports, Saturday:
Somewhere in the County a loose Stray Doberman got it's leg stuck in a fence and was screaming in pain was the description I heard. If anyone knows about the Dog please let me know.
484 Shoplifter in custody H and M on State Street.
Threats over cutting of bushes in the 400 Block of Toro Canyon.
Animal locked in hot car in the parking lot of the Goleta DMV.
Bicyclist pulled over on traffic stop 800 Block of East Haley.
1200 Block of Cacique Loud Potty.
100 Block of Los Tunas disoriented subject wearing multicolored shorts.
Check the Welfare of the man down in the alley 3500 Block of State street.
Elevator rescue at the Artificial Kidney Center 1704 State Street 2 Souls on board both saved no medical problems.
Check the Welfare of the subject in a wheel chair drunk weaving all over the Bike Path near Los Carneros in I.V.
Medical Emergency 501 Anacapa Urine in the Blood, Blood in the Urine code 2.
Theft of a bicycle 700 Block of Camino Del Sur in IV.
484 Shoplifter in Custody Ralphs 100 West Carrillo.
Another Shoplifter in Custody H and M 800 Block of State Street.
Subject down on the Foot Bridge 1200 Block of Cacique.
Donavan at Orchard non-injury traffic accident but pregnant woman involved needs to be checked out.
Shoplifter at Rite Aid 35 South Milpas.
2 Juvenile Shoplifters at Macys 701 State Street.
What is this National Shoplifting Day? Non-injury Traffic Accident involving a City Vehicle 132 Harbor Way.- Attempt 459 Burglary to a vehicle 1400 Block of Lou Dillon Lane.
Open Mike on the city Police Channel Dialog "Please Stop! Oh Mommy Please Make them Stop! Waaaa Waaaa." I also heard "Stop Resisting, Stop Resisting!" I have no idea what call they were on but I had several flashbacks hearing it.
Portosuello at Modoc report of several Gang Types standing in the intersection yelling and threatening passersby. SNOT too smart standing in the middle of the road threatening people.
242 Assault investigation Cottage Hospital.
Medical Emergency 300 Block of West Valerio for seizures.
I'm sure they found him by now but there was a report of a 6 year old Boy missing at Carp. State beach on Saturday last seen near the tide pools. I would not leave a child alone anywhere but especially not where there's Sting Rays, Sting Raying all over the place.
Medical Emergency 5900 Block of Birch for an overdose.
Report of Dog Howling for several hours in a unit on Ocean View, unusual.
Code 40 Female in her 50's Yelling and Raising HELL near the Riviera Hotel and Jiffy Lube Police had so many Emergency Calls that by the time they got there she was sleeping like Baby.
5150 Code 40 Hispanic male adult pounding on doors, windows, yelling at people threatening, at least one window broken 2541 Modoc.
One of the Bank of Americas here in town there were 2 fellas SNOT so far away watching the ATM Machine with a pair of binoculars.
Code 40 Drunken Transient attempting to 242 Assault employees at Crown Liquor 2 North Milpas by the time SBPD arrived he was over at USA Gas Raising Hell.
Report of subjects throwing rocks at Santa Barbara County Bowl Security from high above on the 1000 Block of Newton where police caught up with them.
Report of 242 Assault 3 on 1 San Pasqual at Carrillo.
1200 Block of Bath street 273.5 Struggling heard over phone. Witness called in and said male and female were struggling on the front lawn.
Report of 20 Subjects Fighting Canon Perdido and Milpas, A knife was mentioned but none seen.
Suspicious Circumstances in 1200 Block of "Castillo Light now off that was left on earlier" possible intruder. Or maybe the bulb just burned out.
County somewhere Garden Court Apartments intruder in Apartment Manager woke up with subject standing at the end of their bed who said, "I know you are the Manager." And then ran away. I'd say it's time to go out and buy a gun.
La Colina Junior High 4000 Block of Foothill dumpster fire.
Scanner Reports, Sunday:
5150 Yelling and screaming in front of 617 Garden Street.
Female caught creepy neighbor peeking in her bathroom window on the East Side.
Oil Tank leaking at Greka Oil on Palmer Road.
3200 Block of Fair Oaks Hatfield's and McCoy's going at it.
Green Truck 23103 Reckless From Milpas to Indio Muerto partial 5HEK67?.
Hit and Run Bicyclist Anapamu and Chapala Bicyclist hit car putting a large dent in it and smashing the windshield. Police were looking for an injured bicyclist.
Juvenile fall from bicycle in front of Ellwood School.
7700 Block of Jenna in the morning there was an overdose later on 594 Vandalism someone smashing car windows.
Non-Injury auto accident involving a city vehicle 132 Harbor Way.
Los Carneros at El Colegio in IV Old Drunken Geezer throwing bottles on the roadway.
300 Block of West Pedregosa CSI for vandalism.
242 Assault near the Sea Landing male 242ed female he is wanted, she went to the hospital.
On North Patterson couple going door to door and selling Kirby vacuums.
6 or 7 subjects loitering in the 1000 Block of State near a No Trespassing sign. Maybe they should get a "No Loitering" sign also.
A couple subjects went to West Camino Cielo to enjoy the morning sunrise sounds like it was 2 girls and a guy the guy was on Acid. I don't know exactly what happened but it sounded like he might have freaked out a little.
6700 Block of Seville 459 Burglary to a residence.
Bicycle theft in IV reporting party reporting he found his bicycle in the grass near IV Market passed out next to the bicycle, the thief.
500 Block of West Alamar numerous vehicles parked in thee No Parking Zone.
Car Fire Toyota Camry 214 Santa Barbara Street.
Suicidal subject sitting on SBCC steps thinking of taking an eternal swim.
1510 Garden Street 2nd Response for juveniles raising HELL and smashing shopping carts together.
Highway 101 3 miles South of Clark vehicle accident 3 Green Tags.
That's it outta me for now Have a Great Monday and Dog Willing We will see you on Wednesday. Roger
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