Sunday, March 30, 2014
1345 Patrolling the mainland and isles.
1525 I observed two RACE cars speeding in Rio Vista, very fast. One car was red and one was yellow both had race numbers on the doors #22 and #23. Needless to say, I could not catch up with them. If anyone knows who they are please let me know so I can speak with them.
1630 All the vacation checks were complete and all appeared secure. 10-7
Monday, March 31, 2014
1015 Began and completed out of town checks. All appear to be secure.
1100 Patrolled Isles, bridges, and LYC.
1140 Foot patrol of parks.
1200 Checked above residences in reference to cameras. No body home.
1300- Patrol to the rear of businesses along Federal, no unusual activity to report.
1545 Began patrols and re-checks of vacation homes.
1600 All vacation homes checked secure on re-check.
1720 Assisted a lost motorist seeking Las Olas Blvd. (again)
1800 A traffic stop was conducted in reference to a traffic violation at SE 12 Street/SE 9 Ave.
1815 Another traffic stop in reference to same traffic violation on SE 12 Street/SE 9 Ave.
1845 Patrolled the Isles, Cordova Road and the Yacht Club areas.
1920 I received a call on the detail phone from a member on SE 7 Street in reference 2 homeless type subjects sitting near the rear of the grocery store at SE 7 Street and US 1 Both subjects were intoxicated and both were given a trespass warning from the property and they left without incident.
2030 Checks of all businesses along US 1.
2100 Final checks of the entrance street to Rio Vista.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
1645 Begin patrols and house checks.
1800 House checks completed during patrols.
1815 Patrol parks, and mainland. 3 traffic stops for wrong way at 9ave/12 ct. Warnings issued.
1900 Check federal highway business district.
1930 Re-check isles.
Monday, March 17, 2014
0830 Began and completed out of town checks, all appear to be secure.
0930 Patrolled bridges, Isles, and LYC. No unusual activity to report.
1030 Patrolled Rio Vista mainland and foot patrol of parks.
1100 Spoke with resident, who stated one of the dogs she walks (on a leash) was attacked by another dog that ran from the residence wanted to bring it to our attention in case we have similar incidents.
1120 Traffic stop conducted N. Rio and 9ave. due to stop sign. Verbal provided to driver.
1140 Remained visible VSY Park since several parents/kids out playing.
1230 Patrolled business area along Federal Highway including intersections which were clear of any panhandling activity.
1250 Observed a run away dog 9 Ave/7 St. He was reunited with his owner.
1315 Traffic enforcement 9 Ave/11Ct. No violators.
1345 Final rounds.
1500 1-A complaint was made from a member resident in reference to parking problem involving many construction vehicles at the construction site. The caller indicated many vehicles are parking on both sides of the street when construction is ongoing thereby blocking passage of other motorists.
1545 I began the patrols and re-checks of the vacation homes.
1615 I checked the aforementioned traffic complaint. All vehicles were gone as apparently work stopped at 1600 hrs. I made a return call to the complainant advising we would continue to look at the situation and if she would witness a problem to please call back anytime.
1715 All vacation homes checked secure on re-check.
1800 Checked all of the parks – secure.
1830 Several traffic stops at SE 9 Ave & 11 Ct.
1920 Patrolled business along Federal Hwy., school and church.
2015 Final patrols of area, including Yacht Club and Isles.
2055 Removed three juvenile skateboarders from Virginia Young Park who were being loud an obnoxious after dark when the park was closed. They left without incident dragging their boards behind them.
Sunday, March 02, 2014
1905 Completed checks
2005 Patrolling area, very quiet
Monday, March 03, 2014
1015 Began and completed out of town checks, all appear to be secure.
1040 Patrolled Rio Vista mainland and parks.
1100 Patrolled Isles and LYC.
1130 Directions provided to motorist seeking LYC.
1144 Observed a partially open trunk to a vehicle. Contact was made with resident/member who stated her cleaning lady failed to secure.
1220 Patrolled business district. No unusual activity to report. No panhandlers present.
1240 Final patrol.
1545 Began patrols and re-checks of vacation homes.
1700 All vacation homes checked secure on re-check.
1830 Assisted a lost motorist seeking a route to the beach.
1915 Attended the Rio Vista neighborhood meeting.
2045 Final patrols of the area
Sunday, February 16, 2014
1215 Patrolling the mainland, spoke with resident concerned about large boats parking on the swell.
1300 Resident is concerned about large jacked-up trucks driving fast on 10th Street Isle. Numerous children play in the streets. I will keep an eye open.
1415 Completed checks, all appeared secure.
Monday, February 17, 2014
0725 Completed checks, all appear secure
1645 Responded to a residential hold up alarm. Upon arrival no persons were found to be present and the home checked secure from exterior.
1700 Resumed patrols and re-checks of vacation homes.
1745 Multiple alarms continue to come from residence. I have re-checked the property and find no problems. I have been unable to make phone contact with the home owner but did leave messages regarding the malfunctioning alarm.
1815 All vacation homes checked secure on re-check.
1845 I spoke to the homeowner in reference to his alarm malfunctions. He did advise me ADT will be coming on Thursday to remedy the problem.
2000 Patrolled the isles and Yacht Club.
2045 Final patrols.
Sunday, February 02, 2014
1200 Completed checks, all appear secure
1330 Giving out many directions today.
Monday, February 03, 2014
0900 Dispatched to disturbance reference to a Homeless person causing a problem, arrived less then a minute. The man was in search of a free bus pass. He left without incident. No warrants.
0920 Began and completed out of town checks, all appear to be secure.
0950 Call reference a domestic situation
1015 Traffic enforcement 9ave. area. All law abiding citizens today.
1120 Patrolled Bridges and LYC.
1145 Patrolled Rio Vista mainland and parks. No unusual activity to report.
1155 Patrolled business district along Federal.
1545 I began my patrols and re-checks of the vacation homes
1610 Washed, fueled and vacuumed the patrol car.
1645 All vacation check homes appeared to be secure on re-check.
1705 I drove up on a disturbance in progress. A resident was complaining that a neighbor at had pulled his parked vehicle down the street for the second time today and abandoned it in the roadway because he did not like it parked in front of his home. He stated he did not actually witness this but rather the offending neighbor had told him that he had done it.
I spoke to subject who was raking leaves from in front of his home where there had clearly been a recently parked vehicle. I noticed a complete and obvious set a tire drag marks originating from this area and ending exactly where the vehicle was found setting nearly 4 residences to the east.
He admitted he was very upset the vehicle had been left abandon in front of his home because his garbage cans were not emptied this week but he would never pull the vehicle to where it was now parked and refused to admit he had stated that to the neighbor.
I noticed a very large 4 wheel drive pick up parked in subject’s driveway which would have worked nicely for just such an occasion. I could not however locate any actual eye witnesses to this incident. A disturbance report was taken and informed how to file a civil small claims lawsuit against should he find damage has occurred to his. A report was taken #14-013127.
1815 I resumed my patrol from “Pinocchio’s Problematic Push/Pull Parking Panacea”.
1900 Patrolled the Isles, Cordova Road and the Yacht Club.
2000 Patrolled the business along Federal Hwy. and the entrance street to Rio Vista.
2100 Final patrols of the area.
1615 Checked the business along US 1 and the entrances to Rio Vista.
1630 I was flagged down in reference to a very large black Rotweiler running loose. It was reported the dog was threatening persons by its aggressive actions (growling and chasing people). Upon arrival the dog also charged at me and this was truly not appreciated from my perspective. While quickly taking inventory of my digits and limbs, I retreated faster that a Wildebeest pursued by a pride of hungry lions; all the while controlling an overwhelming urge to soil myself.
This rather unpleasant fellow weighed in at about 125 pounds and had the enraged disposition of a sleep deprived Grizzly Bear. I noted what surely must have been about 3000 gleaming sharp teeth inside of his salivating jowls as he appeared to be sizing up the bite width required to remove my thigh. Clearly, he was not pleased with my presence.
Now that we had established a mutual not-so-admiration society between us, I was quite pleased with myself when I successfully duped the bad mannered buffoon into a entering a fenced yard. I allowed him to believe I could be his next tasty mid-day snack should he enter the gate and commence to devour me.
He charged towards me once again as if I was wearing a necklace draped with fresh pork chops but he soon came to the sad realization that I could jump safely to the opposing side of the fence thusly thwarting his attempt to render me forever mutilated. I must claim an entirely new appreciation for chain link fencing on this day.
Finding it impossible to hide my outward laughter while closing the gate securely behind him; I taunted “Cujo” (from a safe distance, of course) on his basic lack of intelligence. Grinning from ear to ear animal control was summonsed to come take possession this beast and I rejoiced openly in my victory in this battle of wits with man’s best friend.
Unfortunately, my self-achieved elation was very short lived as our beloved local animal control agency advised me it was a legal holiday and they do not respond to any such foolishness on holidays. Awesome!! Thank-you so much for the warm inner feelings I now achieved knowing why I pay my property taxes each and every fall and spring!!
Nearly out of options, I left my new found friend drooling and captive inside his temporary quarters. I drove through the neighborhood fervently asking all persons who were found if anyone may know who in the world may possess such a hostile creature.
I was eventually directed to a possible owner. Contact was made with a pleasant chap who, acknowledged the dog was his after checking his back yard and finding his dog was auspiciously missing.
He immediately came to the address and retrieved his possessed possession without further incident.
An animal complaint case report was filed #14-005734
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
0630 I patrolled the isles, mainland and LYC and I checked 1105 twice.
1515 Patrols and re-checks of vacation homes in sprinkling rain.
1530 Resident called and stated this morning at 1:15 hrs the house alarm activated indicating a rear door breech which has never happened before. There was nothing found by the officers investigating the call. Currently the home is under heavy renovations and many works are present daily.
1630 All vacation homes checked secure on re-check. (rain continues)
1700 Patrolled the Isles, Cordova Road and the Yacht Club.
1815 Patrolled the business along US 1 and entrance streets.
1925 Dispatched in reference to a silent panic alarm from the residence. Upon arrival I was met in the street by the homeowner who stated she had incorrectly input the code causing the activation. All was secure and the homeowner was appreciative of the “very fast” response time.
Sunday, December 08, 2013
0630 10-8, no calls on phone, called in detail
0730 still on patrol
Monday, December 09, 2013
1230 still on patrol, asked to move car for a photo shoot, moved
1430 completed checks,
1545 I began the patrols of the neighborhood and re-checks of the vacation homes.
1630 All vacation homes checked secure on re-check
1645 I received call on detail phone from resident. The caller wished to make us aware that overnight Sunday night both of their unlocked vehicles had been entered as they were parked in front of their home. No loss was suffered or items taken but it appeared to the caller items had been displaced from the glove box/console areas.
A report was not desired, only information imparted to the patrols officers.
1715 Fueled, washed, refilled window washer fluid and replace burnt brake lamp in patrol car.
1830 It appears there is a record amount of large trash items at curbside tonight awaiting collection tomorrow. This of course translates to a record amount of treasure hunters shopping in the neighborhood as well. I have stopped several and checked them out and all appears secure.
1900 Patrolled the Yacht Club and Isles.
1940 Checked all of the parks, all was found quiet and vacant.
2030 Checked the school and church properties
2100 Final checks of the area
Sunday, November 24, 2013
0930 – Begin patrols.
1030 – House checks completed during patrols.
1100 – Patrol mainland and area parks.
1200 – patrol isles with attn to SE 10th St traffic complaint
1300 – Final patrols
1740 Traffic stop on moped driver riding on sidewalk against one way on SE 9 Ave. Local resident claiming to be trying to get home out of the rain. Warning given.
1910 Checked Yacht club. Rainy slow night.
1930 Dispatched to alarm at a business. Cancelled as I arrived.
Monday, November 25, 2013
0700- Began and completed out of town checks, all appear to be secure.
0750- Patrolled Isles and LYC. Bridges free of fisherman.
0815- Patrolled Rio mainland and parks.
0830- Patrolled businesses along Federal.
0900- Traffic enforcement (stop sign) Cordova/9st. No violators.
0920- Final patrol all areas.
1620 Call from resident reference a solicitor for GE alarms. He did not have a City permit. He was advised and left the area.
1800 Rain. Checked the Yacht Club parking areas
1900 Continued patrols in the rain. Checked businesses along Fed.