The sometimes sad, often odd and mostly amusing bits and pieces of life in York County, Pennsylvania tweeted while listening to York County Department of Emergency Services, 911 Communications from April 2010 to present while covering news for the York Daily Record/Sunday News.
The 761 tweets almost never made the paper or a web update, but are still a micro slice of life.
Originally posted to twitter @paulkuehnel
#911call: Caller advises that his girlfriend’s mother is harassing him by yelling though the mail slot
#911call: Caller advises that someone put an antique baby doll in her car seat, she has children and she is scared.
#911call: retail theft for medical supplies and Halloween decorations.
#911call: Police: If someone could come down here and board up the back door. When they broke into the house, they also took the door.
#911call: For a male hitchhiking wearing boxers and one sock
#911call: Caller said that her boyfriend kicked her and drove away, but she doesn’t know his name.
#911call: For a Chrysler LeBaron that has been sitting in a yard for 10 years.
#911call: For a naked individual in the woods and a pickup truck with South Carolina plates.
#911call: Subject has stolen alot of shrimp from the Giant and left on a bicycle with a backpack
#911call: Caller advises that her gold chrysler was taken and subject just text her driving by “your not getting it back”
#911call: For lawn ornament geese stolen from a lawn, homeowner just wants police to know if they show up (fall migration?)
#911call: The caller wants to know if marijuana is legal in Pennsylvania.
#911call: “For people crashing a funeral” Someone was punched
#911call: “She was going to hit the other female with it and hit herself instead”
#911call: Police: Standing in street threatening to kill someone is not a good idea when you’re already charged with killing someone.
#911call: For a theft of an ashtray the caller made in High School and is very important to him
#911call: For juveniles vandalizing “newspaper machines”. Maybe they are violently pro digital.
#911call: Caller advises that his ex-girlfriend is harassing him over the phone, both are 13 yrs old.
#911call: for a 3 foot snake under a bush
#911call: Police relays message that person “is a pain in the anatomy” 911: “You are clear of the pain in anatomy incident”
#911call: For a bull and heifer running all over the place near a road and the bull is aggressive
#911call: Caller advises while paddling 17 yr old daughter, daughter was “screaming so neighbors would hear” and she is only using a paddle
#911call: Caller advises that his neighbor cut down his bushes with a chain saw and knows they aren’t his bushes
#911call: For a male who doesn’t have access to a pool but refuses to leave. #tooniceout
#911call: Police: Person transporting a weed wacker strapped to the back of a motorcycle “looks ridiculous”. Low impact lawn business?
#911call: For retail theft of perfume and swim goggles
#911call: For donkeys loose in the road
#911call: Caller advises that a foot long snake is on her kitchen counter and she wants it removed.
#911call: 911: Caller advises that call he got disconnected Police: No he didn’t, I hung up
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