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Strange Night Indeed...

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It wasn't particulary busy on the Police Scanner last night, it was just kind of ...weird. The moon appeared full when I gazed upon last night, and you know what they say...

Someone called in around 9pm and reported a low-flying aircraft off Clinton Parkway- they said it was "very close to the ground". Nothing ever came of it, though. I wonder if anyone else saw it? There were quite a few "suspicious activity" calls, and some seemed a bit ridiculous. There was an "attempt to locate" put out on a truck that was seen stealing several air conditioning units from a church in McClouth- uh, dirtbag move. Some joker threw his food at the poor workers at a downtown sandwich shop, an arcing power line and a few noise complaints.

Then a call came in from Immigration at 3am. They were requesting assistance in taking an employee of a fast-food restuarant into custody. Yes, at 3a.m. And someone was warming their car up outside Rick's Place on Illinois and came out and discovered thier car was gone. I know, the Journal World warned us about that!

Oh- and there was an "attempt to locate" at 1600 Haskell. "things in the air..."

Check out the play-by-play action at http://www.lawrencepolicescanner.blogspot.com

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red_devil 3 years, 8 months ago

Let me get this straight....You sit and listen to a police scanner all night and then tell everyone what was going on?? "Attempt to locate" at some odd hour? Who cares?? Lame.

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Chelsea Kapfer 3 years, 8 months ago

yes, I do. And obviously an average of 1500 pageviews a day care.

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Chelsea Kapfer 3 years, 8 months ago

It's fun! And the nights I stay up all night I am actually at work...and my employers are aware I do this and have no problem with it.

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Sigmund 3 years, 7 months ago

Far more informative reporting about local news than the LJWorld, or the national news for that matter.

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Heather Perry 3 years, 8 months ago

i wanna know what things in the air u always referring to mostly 1600 haskell

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Chelsea Kapfer 3 years, 8 months ago

I have heard a rumor- there is a subject who was in a fire in an oprhanage when they was a child- and they see ghosts of children in the air.

This is just a rumor- have no facts to back it up.

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jackpot 3 years, 8 months ago

7-11 on 23? where? What Dillon's only four in town.

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Chelsea Kapfer 3 years, 8 months ago

the 7-11- I was wondering the same thing...i don't recall one on 23rd either. And I think the Dillons was on 23rd- but I was unsure so I didn't print it. Thanks for tuning in.

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JackMcKee 3 years, 8 months ago

Someone should contact one of those alien/ghost shows to investigate "things in the air". The person could at least get a camera and snap some photos. Better yet, a video camera. Oh and whoever told Chelsea she is wasting her time needs to can it. I love the police scanner. Keep it going!

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Chelsea Kapfer 3 years, 8 months ago

Thanks, I appreciate it! A friend of mine has gone over there and looked around during these calls, and has seen nothing. But that doesn't mean we will stop investigating!

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Chelsea Kapfer 3 years, 8 months ago

Thanks for the link- just posted it on my Facebook page!

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Smarmy_Schoolmarm 3 years, 8 months ago

There is no need to capitalize either police or scanner in the first line. Thank you, Your friendly grammar patrol.

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Chelsea Kapfer 3 years, 8 months ago

thanks for the input, but I'm going to do it anyway. ;) I have always been a rebel.

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bigmike 3 years, 7 months ago

I need a current frequency list. Does anyone have one that they can send me, or just post?

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Chelsea Kapfer 3 years, 7 months ago

p>radioreference.com has them- but last time i tried to access it my anti-virus software warned me of a worm. I have a list- but my friend has it. shoot me an e-mail and when i get it back tomorrow i will scan it and send it to you.

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Chelsea Kapfer 3 years, 7 months ago

try sending a message to this guy- http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/Operation100 he reports scanner news for lawrence and KC- he really knows his stuff and is really helpful.

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Sigmund 3 years, 7 months ago

You might try one of the local Radio Shack's, they sell scanners and used to have a sheet with local frequencies.

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Chelsea Kapfer 3 years, 7 months ago

they sell them on e-bay too, but let's try to come up with a free one. Good idea though, if all else fails!

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irvan moore 3 years, 7 months ago

i like the scanner page, thanks for taking the time and making the effort.

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pagan_idolator 3 years, 7 months ago

I also like the scanner page. Check it a couple of times a day just to see what is going on.

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