Category Archives: Scanner calls

Police: Man steals Met-Ed van, leads cops on chase in York

York City Police arrested a man Friday who they said took a Met-Ed van in West York and then led them on a chase, both in the van and on foot, according to a news release. Police arrested Angel Manuel … Continue reading

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Gas leak at York Twp. restaurant evacuates businesses

Employees and patrons at several businesses on Pauline Drive in York Township were evacuated this morning after a gas leak at a nearby restaurant, according to a fire official. About 9:40 a.m., firefighters from Goodwill Fire Company in York Township … Continue reading

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Pilot in Washington Township fatal ultralight crash identified

No one was available to comment at the home at the Shreveport North Airport this morning, following a fatal ultralight plane crash there Sunday night. A neighbor, who was not aware anyone had died during the crash, said the owner … Continue reading

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How scanner calls lead to searches for Alabama biscuits

If you listen to the scanner enough (which is a staple in most newsrooms), it all starts to blend together. You can develop a knack for droning it out so you can make calls and get your work done, but … Continue reading

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Someone screams about tube socks … er, toe socks … on weird scanner calls

This week’s edition of crazy scanner calls might need to be a multiple part series. For one, our beloved Rick Lee is on vacation this week and we need SOMETHING to fill this blog, and second, there’s just so much … Continue reading

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Strange scanner calls: Coughing crows and people who like knives

There wasn’t anything too remarkable on the scanner this week. If you’re ever looking for up-to-the-minute strange calls, you can follow me on Twitter @ralefever. Paul Kuehnel, a YDR photographer, also tweets about strange scanner chatter @paulkuehnel. Some noteworthy things … Continue reading

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