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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Overheard on Police Scanner

Human Antenna of Breaking News
New York Times
... in New York City and beyond, not to mention several more Internet scanner feeds and the running computer chat that Mr. Crockman monitors with hundreds of regular tipsters, who are mostly police and fire buffs listening to scanners at home.Suspect Arrested After Scaring Estranged Partner
Authorities received the call at 3:50 pm The female caller told police she saw her estranged partner peeking in through her windows, according to scanner reports. Police arrived to the residence in the 600 block of Cloverleaf Drive and established a ...
Accident involving motorcycle, car closes portion of Dort Highway in Mt. Morris
The Flint Journal -
MORRIS, MI – According to police scanner traffic an accident occurred between a car and a motorcycle Friday evening in the 8000 block of Dort Highway near Skateland Arena. According to the Facebook group Flint Police Operations, a section of Dort ...Reports of Fights, Rowdy Crowds at Oaktree Festival
The verbal argument was initially described as a fight by other festival patrons and police. Many of the youths involved had fled, with officers attempting to locate them in the surrounding area, according to scanner reports.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office on scene of Causeway Boulevard wreck in Metairie
Radio calls overheard on the police scanner mentioned that one person, a man, had been ejected from a white pick-up truck. No word on that victim's condition is available. Traffic on southbound Causeway Boulevard was at a standstill at 2:35 pm with ...

Man Hits Salem Police Cruiser After Higland Avenue Robbery
By Aubry Bracco and Robert Gates A man was arrested Saturday after he robbed a Highland Avenue business, struck a Salem police cruiser with his vehicle and then led police on a foot chase, according to scanner reports.

Police respond to apparent Janesville bank robbery
Janesville Gazette (blog)
Police were looking for a man in his early 20s who witnesses reported ran out of the bank and entered a silver four-door Toyota car, which then left the area, according to police scanner traffic. Witnesses said that the man had brown hair and was ...

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