Scanner Reports 1-19-18

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By Roger the Scanner Guy

Well I heard it this way and I heard it that way, then there's my way or the friggen Highway. Rumors are flying left and right, who did or did not, what or why part of a mountain gave way during a rainstorm and took everything some folks had away. Pretty soon all valuable information will be entirely shut down just over the potential lawsuits. Getting tossed out of a shelter early in the morning when you did nothing wrong, then reading a comment on a website that says "No one owes you a damn thing." When you done lost everything, and your family too, that there is fighting words. You don't do that to people.

Someone told me on Wednesday this whole thing is going to get really nasty, people are angry they want answers. I think the people of Montecito deserve answers, lawsuits or not, there is the differences of Right and Wrong and if you screwed up you gotta pay the price. Of course, that is my opinion the way I learned, the way I was bought up. Some of my family was Good People. It's really too bad but it's the way of the World and Human Nature to get impatient and nasty especially with these Folks having to commute through here to get to work or home, standing room only on the Amtrak train, having to drive 5 hours out of ones way to get to their destination because the main road through the town is clogged with mud and debris, possibly human remains who knows what else washed down there. I heard there was a gun on the off ramp the other day.

A horrible tragedy occurred in our community, this is our community, our people experienced a great loss and it ain't no friggen time to be pointing fingers. We should be there for each other in whatever way we can, to help our family through this, next time it might be you, or me sooner or later it will be and it would be nice if someone was there to say your not alone. I have never had much to begin with though it's been my choice not to become part of the so-called "Rat Race" where one person screws someone out of their job for so-called survival. I don't like screwing people over, if I have to be greedy to get something I desire, I don't want it I'd rather just live in the bushes. Stop this petty Bull Shit and be nice, the misery isn't worth the company it will hurt your soul in ways you cannot even imagine. I got 15 years without a drink today wanna talk about misery, I was a miserable drunk, Every Day is a new Day another chance to start over One Day at a Time.

Here are your Scanner Reports, WEDnesday:

  • Jackass beats up his girlfriend in the 600 Block of West Islay, hit and runs a parked vehicle and has to perform Field Sobierty Tests which I'm pretty sure he failed because he got wrapped up and taken to jail. I never hit my girlfriend but I did hit a few parked cars, police cars, houses, mail boxes, telephone poles, snow drifts, picnic tables, trees, trash cans, I got combative most times and Thank the good lord the police did not have all the crap they got now, wraps, stun guns, I did get Hog Tied the last time I got arrested and sprayed and I squealed all the way to jail.
  • Homeless elderly male in red shorts 300 Block of West Anapamu.
  • This was wild double overdose in a Jeep Wrangler at a gas station in the 3000 Block of State street sounds like they pulled in and passed out.
  • Suspicious subjects at the 400 Block of Por La Mar looking into vehicles with Flashlights.
  • Fall victim with a head injury Via Alamar 45 East Alamar.
  • Minor injury traffic accident 5600 Block of Carpinteria Ave.
  • Vehicle blocking a fire hydrant 1115 Cliff Drive.
  • Theft of guitars on Humphrey Road in Montecito.
  • Code 60 vehicle blocking 500 Block of West Arrellaga RV.
  • Commercial burglary in the 100 Block of West Mission.
  • Some type of 415 Disturbance at Vera Cruz park 130 East Cota.
  • Fall victim Santa Barbara Athletic Club 500 Block of Castillo.
  • Vehicle Accident 1500 Block of Mission Drive in Solvang.
  • Heard Trespassers on the tracks walking from the DoubleTree.
  • A redhead female in a black dress was seen tossing a PBR can out of a vehicle near Pershing Park, a reporting party followed her around and reported her to police until they responded last I heard she had parked at Mason and Castillo and was pacing up and down the street.
  • Code 40 Drunk falling out of his wheelchair in front of Metro 4 Theatres 600 Block of State street.
  • Head injury on the Soccer field 721 East Cota.
  • 415 Jumper from his parents vehicle Hitchcock and State was last seen walking South on StateStreett.
  • Assault investigation 300 Block of Arden.

I want to Thank Marge for coming by and turning me on to her old Guideposts magazines, I used to steal those from doctors offices when I was a runaway kid don't have to do that no more. Thank You Marge.

Scanner Reports, Thursday:

  • 1300 Block of Plaza Pacifica subjects walking on the beach here earlier in the day they were going into the area of a residence
  • Reporting party is requesting an Area Check this is in Montecito.
  • Check the Welfare of a subject not heard from in days 900 Block of Carrillo Road.
  • Code 2 Medics Santa Barbara County Jail.
  • Assault Investigation at the Family Service Agency occurred on the East Side.
  • Non injury hit and run 800 Block of Dolores.
  • Fire alarms, no fire 400 Block of East DLG.
  • Wires arcing lines down 1000 Block of East Rice Ranch.
  • Patrol on the beach with one subject Bonnymede Beach, Montecito
  • 1600 Block of East Clark Santa Maria medical call.
  • Med call Salvation Army 423 Chapala.
  • 600 Block of Fremont 415 Between a resident and a city worker.
  • Check the Welfare of a parent possibly abused by their son on La Vista Del Oceano.
  • Code 60 Vehicle blocking reporting party needs to take their child to the hospital 1100 Block of Olive street.
  • Heard a CSI call in the 700 Block of Laguna not sure what crime was committed there but something.
  • On a subject in the library.
  • 900 Block of DLV Theft investigation.
  • Burglary on Anacapa possibly in the 400 Block.
  • Sexual Battery on East Arrellaga.
  • Theft of Utilities from a guy camping in a van in the 200 Block of West Haley.
  • Suicide attempt employee tried to jump off a roof at Samarkland.
  • Reported Burglary to a red Jeep in the 1500 Block of Santa Barbara street Suspect WMA red hair camo clothing wearing gold slippers.....Gold Slippers? Cinderella is that you?

 

Will that is all outta me for Meow Have a great weekend....Peter, Belinda, Angel Baby, Pooh Bear, Fish Head One, Midnight, Merlin,Clancy, Poncho, Jerry, Jonathan, C.J., Walter, Fred, Brad, Billy, Carl, Stan, Kent, ELMO, Patrick, Christy, Diana, Jim, Marty, Cop John, Rambo, Sherry, Bommy, Poppy, David Cox, Poe, Magruder, Don, Edwin, Cory, Ricky, Isabelle, Jerry, John Hancock, Mickey Mantle, Ernie Banks, Tom Petty, and Chris willing we will see you on MONday-MONday.  Later,  Roger 

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Mohji Jan 20, 2018 08:06 AM
Scanner Reports 1-19-18

Love you, Roger. You make good sense, and you are kind and compassionate.

SMOKIN JOE Jan 19, 2018 06:21 PM
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anybody else hear the gunfire on the Eastside just after midnight last night? four shots in quick succession

Roger Jan 19, 2018 08:41 PM
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No went to bed early did not hear it...Had some shooters awhile back in the HOOD could not pinpoint exactly where they were shooting from sounded like a small caliber handgun .22

a-1539856346 Jan 19, 2018 05:58 PM
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Here's a link to today's (Friday 1/19) news conference on Montecito mud/debris slide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN2KX5BIYJU

Roger Jan 19, 2018 04:19 PM
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I can see some people don't have no respect for those who have lost all they expect them to be grateful right after the worse day in their lives I'm glad I wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth Go ahead vote this down too.....

Flicka Jan 19, 2018 09:05 AM
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Roger, You are so right, thanks. Sometimes I have to wonder what is wrong with some people. A-151, I just read recently that Mr. Roger's mother made the sweaters he wore.

Roger Jan 19, 2018 10:59 AM
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That is your opinion but if I was the Mayor of Montecito not just the Mayor of Milpas I'd show you entitlement....lol I know it's a good community there might or might not be reasons to sue but right now please try to understand these folks wealthy or not are suffering and they are going to need assistance along time not just a week or two. Some of their lives will never be the same again but with LOVE and UNDERSTANDING mixed with a lot of COMPASSION we will get though this together Helping not Hindering....If you haven't been through it how can you understand it? How can one be expected to show gratitude after losing everything but especially their loved ones their daughters, Sons, Mothers, Fathers, Do you know what it's like to lose those you love in a tragedy as this one? One second they are there the next gone and missing what if they are never found the question is always in your mind Are they really gone? Life is hard not easy for everyone please try and understand these people are suffering be grateful, your not and be there for them....My opinion.

a-1539856346 Jan 19, 2018 08:28 AM
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Where possible, bury power lines. And, Roger, it is still a good community. There are "those" types that sue after they buy a house, trying to squeeze the owners out of their last nickle. They will always be among us, ignore them...they deserve to be ignored...focus on all the lovely people who have helped. Mr. Rogers quote: “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”

Red Creek Jan 19, 2018 08:12 AM
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Right on Roger. It seems so early to be going to war against the community with lawsuits. Seems like it is time to heal, repair and move on and let the causes and cures of the disaster be worked on before leveling the big guns, if that is necessary. There are 7 private water companies, a public water companies, the County, fire department, sanitation, electric, lots of utilities in Montecito. Seems like a good study of how to protect the community would include how best to deliver services there in times of drought as well as flood.

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