August 6th, Bay City - It's been four months and the
feeds are still in-operational. Several dispatchers have shown signs of
nervous breakdowns. Ullock became so bored he built a castle out of
rubber chickens. The Special Response Unit of the BCPD was last seen
entering the basement of the station and muttering about raiding the
feed's server farm soon.
August 10th, Edgartown - The
Bay City Fire Department responded to a call from the Chief of Police.
One of the dispatchers was seen laughing maniacally while saying "Ring,
Why don't they ever ring?" Igor, the responding paramedic was moving the
stretcher into the ambulance and was quoted saying "It's ok Mr Blasko,
We've got a nice room for you just down the road. There are plenty of
phones for you to answer over at Channel Island"
12th, Sandwich - Nearby residents called the Bay City Fire Department
as a giant sombrero exploded over the Toxic Taco. Firefighters arrived
and the fire was quickly put out, however, the neighborhood still smells
of slightly burnt tortillas and bits of hat can be found across the
August 17th, Residents of Handa awoke to find
that a lawn mower had cut across their lawns, destroying flowerbeds and
lawn gnomes across the region. The Bay City Police Department is
investigating the incidents.
August 19th, Falconmoon -
More lawns appeared to become victim to the Mower Bandit. One resident
had to call the Bay City Fire Department after they awoke to a lawn
mower that was on fire in their front yard.
20th, Morton - The Bay City Police Department apprehended the so called
"Mower Bandit" after a resident reported hearing a lawn mower running
early in the morning. The suspect appeared to be unstable and was taken
to the Channel Island Asylum to be checked out. Agent Mulder believes
the suspect to be under the effects of the upcoming solar eclipse mixed
with hearing an old jingle from a lawn mower store.
29th, Edgartown - The Bay City Police Department responded to an
abandoned vehicle blocking the roadway. Detectives found the culprit to
be a glitch with auto-return. The driver of the vehicle was issued a
warning regarding leaving a vehicle and a Linden was called in to give
the region a stern kick. The region was swiftly returned to normal and
auto-return is now working as expected once again.
July 4th, Bay City - The Bay City Police and Fire Departments
responded to numerous fireworks calls throughout the July 4th week.
Luckily, none of the calls involved injuries.
Rollers - Nearby residents called the Bay City Police Department to
report loud music at a party. Police arrived; music went down.
12th, Handa - The Bay City Police Department was called for a
trespasser in the residential neighborhood of Handa. A suspect was
arrested after being warned multiple times to leave the property.
20th, Falconmoon - A woman reported damage to her vehicle after using a
car wash along Route 66. The responding BCPD officer advised that the
case was a civil matter and she would have to take it up with the owner
of the car wash.
Summer has finally hit and many residents of Bay City
are busy with First Life these days. Due to this and complications with
the feed, the Police and Fire Blotter is short again this month.
June 4th, Rollers
- A vehicle drove away from Hooker's Garage & Towing after filling
up with $14.78 worth of gasoline without paying. Bay City Police have
the license plate and are investigating the incident.
June 12th, Sandwich
- The Bay City Fire Department responded to an out of control fire at
Adam's Ribs. The fire was eventually put out, though the building was a
total loss. The Fire Chief believes the fire started due to the
restaurant's attempt to make an "Extra Spicy" pulled pork sandwich.
June 18th, HHFL -
An abandoned bicycle was recovered June 18th from the boardwalk at
Hairy Hippo Fun Land. The red and white bicycle is being held at the
police department for safekeeping.
June 28th, Handa -
couple was nearly hit by a car as they were crossing Jazz Drive in
Handa. As there were no injuries, the driver was issued a citation for
"Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian" and told to pay more attention while
As always, if something happens that you think
should be included in the blotter, feel free to message the Chief of
Police by either dropping a note in one of the Bay City Postal
Mailboxes, leaving a message using any NorPhone at (496)427-4637, or by
sending ThomasHooker Resident a message or notecard.
Police and Fire Blotter - May 2017
This issue of the
Police and Fire Blotter is rather short due to issues with the
my.secondlife.com feed not posting photos for anyone. Hopefully next
month will be better. As always, if something happens that you think
should be included in the blotter, feel free to message the Chief of
Police by either dropping a note in one of the Bay City Postal
Mailboxes, leaving a message using any NorPhone at (496) 427-4637, or by
sending ThomasHooker Resident a message or notecard.
May 13th, Argos
- Nearby residents were shocked as what appeared to be a traffic stop
near the Shoppes on Route 66 turned into a high speed pursuit. An
officer was driving by the shopping center when he noticed a truck
parked on the sidewalk. When the officer approached, alarms started
going off at the Bank of Bay City. The suspect climbed into the truck
and led the officer on a high speed pursuit down Route 66. The suspect
was arrested after crashing in Barnstable and attempting to outrun a k9.
May 13th, Barnstable
- A truck crashed into a canal wall and caught on fire after the owner
jumped out during a police pursuit. The Bay City Fire Department was
called to the scene and the fire was put out with minimal damage to the
wall and surrounding property. What remains of the now charbroiled truck
was impounded by the Bay City Police Department. The suspect was
treated for injuries including a dog bite and was released into police
custody. A paramedic was overheard commenting "Even us Igors know that
when they say 'Stop or you will get bit' it's best to stop, especially
when the chasing dog is Ullock..."
Police and Fire Blotter - April 2017
April 1st, Bay City
- As Ever's Night came along, most of Bay
City was seen to be ablaze in celebration. Fires cropped up all over
town and sharks were seen falling from the sky. When asked about the
unique weather, a source with the Bay City Fire Department said "It's
nice and warm, there's always a party somewhere, and there is plenty of
grilled fish to be had. Ever's Night is the best."
April 3rd, Dennis
- The Bay City Police Department placed out barricades blocking off a
section of mushrooms at the Bay City Arboretum of Rather Atypical
Vegetation after the Bay City Department of Health found them to be
highly toxic. Inspectors believe that a rather liberal dose of pixy dust
to be the cause of the unusually toxic mushrooms.
April 9th, Falconmoon
- The Bay City Fire Department responded to a grease fire at Imperial
Noodle along Route 66. A teller from the Bank of Bay City was on his
lunch break at the time and was able to evacuate the restaurant quickly,
preventing any injuries. He attributes his quick reaction time to the
numerous bank robberies over the years. Management says the "Extra
Crunchy" bowl is half off.
April 15th, Falconmoon
- Alarms went off as the Bank of Bay City was broken into again. A BCPD
officer was nearby and quickly responded. The suspects fled on a
motorcycle until they crashed into the Bay. The suspects escaped across
the water towards Shermerville. The responding officer was heard saying
"I am not going into *that* water to chase them. I've heard stories
about what's in there. Some people don't come back out..."
April 19th, Orleans
While on a coffee break at The Pen, a BCPD officer spotted a car
speeding down Route 66. After checking that it wasn't a rumble, the
suspect was stopped after a short pursuit that ended in Orleans. The
officer was last seen taking the suspect's vehicle for a test drive.
Dispatchers reported hearing lots of yelling and "vroom" noises over the
radio along with the officer saying something about needing to buy one
of those cars in time for the Dennis 500
April 24th, Mashpee
- Bay City Police responded to a house burglary in Mashpee. The
suspects fled as the officers arrived on scene. After a quick
investigation, nothing appeared to be missing. Officers later came
across the suspects traveling down Route 66. Since no items were stolen,
the suspects were given a warning and sent on their way.
Police and Fire Blotter - March 2017
March 2nd, Sandwich -
residents called the Bay City Police Department as several robot
looking avatars entered the Toxic Taco, yelling "EXTERMINATE!" Local
authorities have declined to comment on the situation, aside from a tip
from the Mayori's office "Dalek Supreme comes with guacamole and sour
March 9th, Bay City -
During a pursuit a Bay
City Police cruiser's engine caught fire. The fire was quickly put out
by the Bay City Fire Department. The cruiser was towed to Hooker's
Garage for repairs and the Chief was overheard saying "If it starts
making a clanking noise, that does not mean go faster"
March 17th, Docklands -
Bay City Police Department was called to a vehicle accident as a car
collided with the trolley. The driver was not injured, and was cited for
driving under the influence of Bay City Brew.
March 17th, Daley Bay -
fast response boat from the Bay City Coast Guard pulled a man from the
bay after a passing pilot called in a report of a drowning man. The man
was slightly green and covered in some sort of slime. One of the
responding crew members stated "This kind of thing happens every year.
People indulge a bit much at the Brewery and end up doing crazy things.
The green slime is new though. I don't think the water has turned people
March 17th, North Channel -
fisherman reported seeing a Nessie like creature swimming in the
channel. The fisherman was later seen at the nearby pub, mumbling as he
drank a pitcher of Bay City Brew, "Sometimes that Nessie, he looks right
into ya. Right into your eyes. Y'know the thing about Nessie, he's
got... lifeless eyes, black eyes, like a doll's eyes. When he comes at
ya, doesn't seem to be livin'."
March 28th, Dennis -
citizens called the Bay City Police Department after spotting a
streaker near The Bay City Arboretum of Rather Atypical Vegetation. The
alleged streaker was gone by the time police were on scene. The
responding officer was overheard grumbling about region ratings and
people who ignore them. The Chief of Police declined to comment on the
March 30th, Sandwich -
A Sharknado touched down
at the Toxic Taco. No avatars were injured, though neighbors have
started to complain about a fishy smell. A note from management says
that fish tacos are half off and made from fresh fish. They just didn't
say what kind of fish...
Police and Fire Blotter - February 2017
February 4th, Bay City -
mysterious flier was sent out to citizens across Bay City. The flier
also started appearing plastered in random places throughout town. The
Bay City Police Department is investigating, but has not released any
information regarding the investigation.
February 7th, Argos -
Bank of Bay City was robbed today only hours after the first delivery
of cash was received. Witnesses report seeing the woman known as "The
Cat" together with the person who may be responsible for the fliers that
February 9th, Dennis -
the Sansara Bureau of Investigation raided an apartment in the Park
Plaza after receiving a tip that an international fugitive was staying
inside. The fugitive, a Gao Chen, is known to be part of the Wo Shing Wo
Triad. Mr Chen was taken to the Bay City Police Department and held for
February 9th, Docklands -
An arrest was
made following a traffic stop along Willoughby Way. The suspect was
taking Michael Linden's Daihatsu Midget for a joyride. The vehicle was
returned to the original location.
February 11th, Mashpee -
City Police responded to an art theft at the LX Gallery in Mashpee. The
stolen art was returned and the suspect was arrested at the scene. The
suspect crashed on a region crossing and is still at large.
February 13th, Edgartown -
neighbors reported hearing explosions at the Bay City Police Station
late last night. Reports state that the explosions were part of a plot
to break Mr Chen out of the jail by Mr Corleone. The Chief of Police
made this statement early this morning: "Late last night there was a
break-in at the Bay City Police Station. The break-in was orchestrated
by Sal Corleone in order to break Mr Chen out of the holding cells.
There was some minor structural damage to the external walls of the
station during the explosion and we are going to take this opportunity
to do some remodeling."
February 16th, Falmouth -
City Coast Guard was called out for a stalled vessel blocking the West
Channel. The vessel was restarted and was able to continue it's journey
without further complications.
February 20th, Bay City -
Bay City Police Department received a report of a missing More button.
The button is missing from the Mayori's feed page and goes by the name
of Fred. If anyone has information on this missing button, please call
January Police and Fire Blotter
January 3rd, Daley Bay -
A large ship on its way from
New Port crashed into the shore during a Bay City Alliance Meeting. The
Commandant of the Bay City Coast Guard was present at the meeting, and
was able to respond to the incident instantly. No avatars were harmed,
though the owner of the vessel was advised to take lessons in docking a
January 10th, Mashpee -
A large bus was impounded
from a residence in Mashpee after the homeowner reported the vehicle
blocking his house for days. According to the police report, the owner
of the bus was last seen at a party held in the complainant's house. It
is believed that the driver had too much to drink and decided to walk
home rather than drive.
January 16th, Bay City -
yellow sports car crashed into a Bay City Police cruiser as the officer
was stopped at an intersection. The suspect fled, leading the officer on
a high speed pursuit out of Bay City. A nearby Deputy with the Sansara
Sheriff's Department helped the BCPD officer set up a roadblock,
trapping the suspect between the roadblock and the end of the roadway.
None of the avatars involved were injured, though minor damage was done
to the BCPD cruiser.
January 19th, Sandwich -
responded to reports of griefers in the vicinity of Adam's Ribs. Upon
arrival, one of the suspects decided to dance on the officer's car,
while wearing an adult attachment. The officer filed an abuse report and
removed the suspects from the property. The officer was later seen
shopping for eye bleach in the local grocery store.
January 24th, Dennis -
BCPD responded to reports of a streaker in the area near the Bay City
Arboretum. Officers investigated the neighborhood, but the suspects were
not to be found. Sources who were at the police station at the time
overheard one of the dispatchers complaining about young hooligans and
prank calls again.
December Police and Fire Blotter
December 5th, Mashpee -
The Bay City Fire Department responded
to a residential fire on Willow Drive in Mashpee. Recognizing the
address, responders feared an electrical fire due to the massive amounts
of Christmas lights. Despite having the entire Fire Department respond
to the call, the fire turned out to simply be a cereal box which was
burnt by the toaster. When asked for a comment, the Fire Chief said "At
least it wasn't the lights. If those go, they could take out this side
of the city."
December 6th, Edgartown -
A bus driver
called for the Bay City Fire Department after crashing into a building.
Accident investigators with the Bay City Police Department are not
certain how the bus ended up stuck on the balcony. Thanks to quick work
from the BCFD, all avatars were safely rescued from the bus. The
building, however, needed new stucco.
December 7th, New Port -
Bay City Coast Guard brought in an ice-breaker after the Harbor-master
reported ice covering the Bay City Marina. Several boats were seen with
snow inside of them as the weather system moved in rather quickly.
Thanks to the BCCG Ice-breaker, The Biscay, the ice was cleared in time
for the rumble.
December 10th, Mashpee -
from the Sansara Bureau of Investigation responded to reports of an
inter-dimensional portal appearing in The Pen. The area was sealed off
after the Mayori was seen going through the portal for a visit. The
agent in charge of the scene, Agent Mulder, had no comment at the time.
December 11th, Bay City -
went out across Bay City as the power seemed drawn to Mashpee.
Emergency crews responded, thinking there were downed power lines. Once
engineers were on scene, they discovered the source to be none other
than TJ Hooker's Christmas lights. One engineer was overheard saying "I
swear, it gets worse every year. If he puts up any more lights, We'll
have to start bringing in power from East River. We're already tapping
into our backup supply in Shermerville."
December 22nd, Truro -
Bay City Police Department responded to reports of a burglary in
Georgia's Beauty Parlor. Officers did not find anything missing,
however, witnesses place the notorious Sal Corleone at the scene. Since
nothing was missing, the BCPD handed the case over to the Sansara Bureau
of Investigation to add to their ongoing case file against Mr Corleone.
December 24th, Bay City -
people across the city reported hearing noises across their roofs. One
person stated that when they tried calling the BCPD, they were told that
all officers were busy with a special VIP escort and unable to respond.
A witness reports seeing a Bay City Police Car in front of his house
with person that appeared to be Santa carrying a large sack driving
along behind them. The witness's camera broke when he tried to take a
photo, though he says he found a brand new camera under the tree the
December 27th, North Channel -
The Bay City
Police Department was called out to what appeared to be a dead body in
one of the port-a-pottys at the Bay City Fairgrounds. Officers found a
person passed out in the potty wearing a sweater that said "Now I have a
machine gun. Ho ho ho." The Bay City Chief of Police had this to say
during an interview: "While the person most certainly smelled like a
dead body and they were unresponsive, the subject was still alive. We
have discovered that the victim had passed out at a party and was taken
to the fairgrounds as a gag by his friends who had watched the annual
airing of Die Hard at Christmas"
November Police and Fire Blotter
November 1st, Bay City -
The Bay City Civil Defense issued a
statement after several citizens noticed increased prim counts on their
parcels. A BCCD Major commented "This prim increase couldn't have come
at a better time. We were running out of prims and couldn't rez the
coffee pots." Avatars were seen rejoicing all across the city.
November 1st, Bay City -
Bay City Police Department was called out to several incidences of
people dancing in the streets. Traffic conditions were temporarily
congested as a few avatars even stopped where they were and got out of
the cars to dance. The Chief of Police could not be reached for comment,
though sources imply that he was spotted joining in on the
November 3rd, Sandwich -
An explosion of
prims occurred at the Toxic Taco as the prim counts increased for that
region. The Sansara National Guard has condemned incidents such as this
and has discussed having a meeting to discuss future meetings and/or
incidents. Customers were heard commenting "You know, I always wondered
why the special sauce tastes like plywood"
November 5th, ANWR -
Bay City Coast Guard responded to a prim leak from a tanker
transporting fresh prims to Bay City. The crew was safely rescued,
however, the thousands of prims contained in the tanker were a total
November 6th, Bay City -
The Bay City Police
Department responded to several complaints across the city as people
fought over the last shipment of fresh prims. Officers were heard
referring people to Hooker's Garage where there was a plentiful supply
of fresh prims. Sources claim to have spotted one of the trucks used by
that garage coming from Owen's Beach regularly.
November 14th, Mashpee -
Bay City Police Department responded to an attempted car theft on
Willow Drive. The suspect was taken into custody and the vehicle was
left undamaged in the owner's driveway.
November 16th, Sandwich -
of the Toxic Taco saw turkeys protesting in front of the restaurant.
The Toxic Taco exploded shortly afterwards. No avatars were harmed in
the explosion, however, the protesting turkey was fried. Grocery stores
around Bay City reported increased sales of turkeys as the smell of
roasted turkey wafted across the city.
November 21st, Sandwich -
Bay City Fire Department was called to an incident stemming from last
Thursday's airplane rumble. A P-38 flown by the Chief of Police was lost
during the rumble. When fire crews arrived on the scene, the P-38 was
found crashed into the front of the Toxic Taco and on fire. Agents from
the SLTSB are pouring over the wreckage to find the cause of the missing
plane. Chief Hooker was unavailable for comment as he was last known to
be making his way back to Bay City after jumping from another out of
control aircraft in the same rumble. Just what is happening during these
rumbles that three aircraft flown by different people have disappeared?
November 23rd, Tanelorn -
fireball exploded from the new Toxic Taco in Tanelorn as a motor
vehicle accident occurred. There were several vehicles involved,
including one delivering the special "Spicy" sauce from the main Toxic
Taco location. It is well known that this sauce is unstable and
investigators believe this to be the cause of the explosion.
November 26th, Molesworth -
Bay City Police Department closed off a section of Route 66 for a short
time. The Bay City Christmas tree was being delivered via transport
truck. After some minor difficulty, the tree was delivered to the
fairgrounds where a crane lifted it into place later that day.
November 27th, North Channel -
Bay City Fire Department was called out to a tree on fire at the
fairgrounds. Arson investigators concluded that the tree fire was
started due to spicy taco ornaments. Thankfully, the Bay City Christmas
tree had a fire-resistant coating applied before delivery. When asked
why they chose to do this, the tree lot said "It's Bay City. Things
catch on fire. It's what y'all do."
November 29th, Bay City -
Bay City Civil Defense sounded an alert as several unidentified flying
objects appeared in the skies over Bay City. Shortly afterwards strange
tank-like vehicles traveled down Route 66 and closed off the road. When
asked for comment, one of the guards at the roadblock replied "This is a
classified Sansara National Guard Operation. I cannot give you any
details." This reporter is forced to wonder where the SNG got the power
to do such things in Bay City, and why they are using what must be
experimental aircraft in their operation.
October Police and Fire Blotter
October 2nd, New Port
- A nearby fisherman reported a large
amount of smoke exiting one of the boats in the Bay City Marina. By the
time the Bay City Fire Department responded, the smoke had cleared.
First responders discovered the source to be the boat owner cooking
breakfast. After checking to see the vessel had proper fire safety
equipment on board, the owner was handed take-out menus for nearby
October 4th, Handa
- The Bay City
Police Department responded to reports of a naked man streaking through
the neighborhood. The suspect fled before police arrived, most likely
due to the startled screams of nearby residents. The Bay City Police
Department advises anyone who sees suspicious behavior such as this to
call the police station in Edgartown at 765-1313.
October 13th, Hau Koda
- The Sansara Bureau of Investigation was seen impounding a car from
the Bay City Municipal Airport. The Bureau Chief sent a statement to the
press confirming the vehicle is connected to the notorious Sal Corleone
and advising local residents to lock their vehicles at all times.
October 14th, Dennis
- Residents of the Park Plaza called the Police after seeing a green
convertible speed out of the Rez N Ride. It is believed that the car was
stolen by Corleone in response to the SBI impounding his vehicle from
Hau Koda yesterday.
October 14th, Shermerville
The Bay City Police Department responded to the Mayori's house after
receiving reports of a suspicious person nearby. Responding officers
patrolled the area, however, the suspect was not found. Witnesses
describe the vehicle to be matching the description of the car stolen
from the Rez N Ride. The Bay City Police Chief was unavailable for
comment, however sources report that the Mayori's house is under
surveillance in case Corleone comes back.
October 15th, New Port
- The Bay City Port Authority was called in due to a pirate ship
blocking the canal entrance. The ship was returned and the owner warned
against such activities. Sources at the Bay City Coast Guard say that
the ship has been sighted in the area numerous times, and it is believed
that the ship is merely there to advertise for the website address
painted on the side of the ship.
October 21st, Bay City
- The Bay City Civil Defense issued a warning advising residents to
avoid teleporting/rezzing copy items this morning after a DDS attack
caused numerous issues with Second Life. Citizens were advised of the
emergency shelter at the Bay City Heliport, however, since teleporting
was failing only residents in the region were able to take shelter.
October 23rd, Sandwich
- Sources report that the burglar known as "The Cat" was recently seen
in town casing an international conglomerate. The Bay City Police
Department had no comment, despite photos showing "The Cat" watching
officers in the middle of a traffic stop.
October 26th, Hau Koda
- Bay City Air Traffic Controllers reported an airplane that suddenly
disappeared off of the radar. Both the Civil Protection and the Bay City
Coast Guard responded, however, no signs of the missing aircraft were
found. Sources with the Bay City Coast Guard have said the aircraft is
suspected to belong to a smuggler, possibly the Corleone person the SBI
has been looking for.
October 29th, Bay City
Sightings of a Caledonian spy riding a horse down Route 66 were reported
to the Bay City Civil Defense. After responding to the scene, officers
found the suspected spy to be none other than Sansara National Guard
Commander Coronet, simply playing a prank for Halloween.
September 2016 Police and Fire Blotter
September 1st, Bay City - The Civil Defense responded as
citizens reported seeing a fleet of bombers heading towards Bay City. Upon
closer inspection, the planes were found to be simply cargo planes and the
alarm was called off. Residents were warned to watch the skies, however, as the
pilots soon started experimenting with the cargo drop functions.
September 1st, Grub Beach - The Bay City Coast Guard was
called out to rescue a dog stranded on a small island after an airplane crash.
The pilot was found after he logged back in three regions away. The aircraft
was lost to the void, though no avatars were injured.
September 3rd, Orleans - Residents in the area called police
after hearing screaming and gunshots coming from the Heliport. The Bay City
Police Department quickly responded and residents heard more shooting before
everything went quiet. Witnesses place the source of the shooting to be the
Heliport's new cargo warehouse. While the Chief of Police was unavailable for
comment, anonymous sources claim the incident to involve a rather giant worm
startling the Chief. When asked about the worm, an officer looked a little
green and muttered "It just wouldn't die"
September 4th, Bourne - Bay City Police were on scene as a
speeding motorist hit the Mayori while riding her bicycle. After insuring the
Mayori was ok, the suspect was pursued across Bay City to Handa. The suspect
drove into the canal and escaped via teleportation. The Bay City Police Chief
would like to remind everyone to watch for bicyclists and pedestrians while
September 4th, Sandwich - Several taco trucks were found
across the region in the aftermath of an explosion at Toxic Taco. The Fire
Department was quickly on scene and no avatars were injured. Several nearby
residents were seen lining up to buy from one of the few trucks still standing.
September 7th, New Port - Police responded to a reported
hovercraft theft from the Bay City Marina. The victim traced the stolen
hovercraft to the East River where it was blown up by artillery. Despite
collecting evidence and sending it to the Bay City Police Department, the BCPD
has not filed any charges in the boat theft.
September 9th, New Port - One of the Harbormastors reported
seeing a suspicious boat in the Bay City Marina. The Bay City Coast Guard
responded, but found nothing out of the ordinary. One of the boat owners who
readers may remember from the previous hovercraft theft was overheard saying
" I am 100% sure the trawler was parked the other side around, somebody
must have turned it."
September 10th, Handa - A resident reported having their car
stolen from the parking lot of the Bay City Post Office. Police are looking
into the matter and claim it is part of another ongoing investigation.
September 10th, Truro - The Bay City Credit Union was robbed
again, this time by a masked woman wielding a toy gun. Thousands of BC$ were
taken, along with the teller's secret stash of candy bars. The Bay City Police
Department tracked the suspect to Handa, where they tied the case in with the
earlier report of a stolen car.
September 11th - Officers from the Bay City Police
Department attempted to question Belle Mistwallow regarding the recent burglary
but were unsuccessful as she was not at home. After hearing rumors that she was
wanted for questioning, the former Miss Bay City left abruptly on a vacation to
Antarctica. Chief TJ Hooker of the BCPD traced her whereabouts to the Snowlands
where the missing money from the Credit Union was found and returned to the
bank. According to sources, the Mistwallows were never interviewed and the case
of just who robbed the Credit Union is still open.
September 12th, New Port - The Sansara Bureau of
Investigation started looking around the Bay City Marina as once again a moored
vessel was changed. This time, a gold plated boat had all of the gold scraped
off. Investigators believe someone may be targeting the victim specifically, as
the same person also had a hovercraft stolen and a fishing trawler tampered
with within the last week.
September 12th, Edgartown - The Bay City Police Department
issued a statement in regards to the ongoing "Robin Hood" burglaries.
"What is the law? Not to rob places! Are we not Avatars?" The Chief
of Police gave a speech afterwards at the podium and had this to say
"Thanks for that moving speech, Bela. The Bay City Police Department will
not allow the vigilante known as "Robin Hood" to continue their crime
spree. We will find them, and they will be brought to justice."
September 13th, Barnstable - The Sansara Bureau of
Investigation raided a garage after they received a tip involving the owner
growing narcotics intended for distribution. Sources indicate the owner of the
garage to be the same owner of the Bay City Credit Union which was recently
robbed. Neither the SBI or the garage owner were available for comment.
September 15th, Bay City - An investigation team lead by the
SBI Bureau Chief shut down a warehouse used by the infamous Salvatore "The
Knife" Corleone after tracing suspicious shipments. Sources alleged that
the warehouse is also connected to the toxic barrels found dumped in the Bay
September 17th, Sandwich - Rescue crews responded to another
explosion at Toxic Taco. No avatars were harmed during the explosion, however
leaves have been seen covering the entire region. Cleanup crews are expecting
the cleanup to take days. In the meantime, tourists from across the grid have
begun arriving to see Bay City's fall foliage, even if it is all over the
ground instead of in trees.
September 22nd, Imaginario - "This morning, the
Commander of the Sansara National Guard, Cmdr. L. Coronet, was involved in a
serious incident along Route 66 in Bay City, while she was on duty protecting
the city that she loves so much. She was immediately taken to Hawkeye Pierce
Military Hospital where she is currently being treated for various injuries
which are, at this moment, not deemed life-threatening.The Sansara National
Guard is currently investigating the patrol car with which the Commander crashed
into a shop in the Imaginario neighborhood. We cannot exclude that an act of
willful sabotage may have been the cause of the crash." - Press Release
from the Sansara National Guard
September 29th, Barnstable - The Bay City Fire Department
responded to a garage fire in Barnstable. Investigators believe the site to be
the former location of Barnstable Naturals, who were previously raided by the
SBI for growing and distributing narcotics. Nearby residents are advised to
close all windows and stock up on munchies if they go outside.
August 2016 Police and Fire Blotter
July 31st, Handa - Bay City Police responded to
reports of trespassing and harassment over voice in the 300 block of
Jazz Drive. The suspect fled the scene before officers arrived. The Bay
City Police Department urges citizens to turn off parcel voice in
situations such as this so any further harassment may be text and usable
in an abuse report against the perpetrators.
3rd, Hau Koda - Air Traffic Control Operators called in the Sansara
Bureau of Investigation after a small plane appeared on radar shortly
before landing without lights. The aircraft was seen offloading cargo
before quickly taking off again. Investigators are looking into the
August 4th, Bourne - The Bay City Coast Guard
salvaged a truck from the water after residents reported seeing it
dumped there. The Bay City Police Department impounded the vehicle to
Hooker's Garage. Investigators connected the truck with the earlier
airplane incident, and turned the case over to the Sansara Bureau of
August 9th, Dennis - Neighbors reported a
horrible smell in the air near the Bay City Arboretum. Fearing that one
of the plants had taken another victim, the Arboretum owner was
contacted and after a thorough investigation, the smell was found to be
simply a large pile of fish. Investigators are looking into the matter
and suspect the fish may have something to do with the recent sightings
of a fishing vessel in the Bay. In other news, hundreds of cats were
seen migrating through Bay City, appearing to head towards Dennis.
11th, Truro - The Bay City Civil Defense was seen in Truro today as a
storm appeared over P's Bistro. Several experts were called in from
outside of Bay City due to the storm hovering over only the one parcel.
After researching this phenomenon, investigators have concluded that the
storm should not cause any damage, though the Civil Defense has advised
low flying aircraft to be cautious when in the area.
18th, Bay City - Strange billboards started appearing around the city.
Citizens reported seeing several moles nearby one of the most recent
installations. When asked for comment on the sudden appearance, the
Chief of Police stated "We are aware of the billboards, and if the Moles
have any thing to do with them all the paperwork has been pre-approved
by the Governor." This reporter recently found out that there is a pool
going around with people guessing what the Moles have planned.
22nd, North Channel - Traffic was backed up on Route 66 as cars lined
up for the first car wash of Hot Bay City Nights. Police were on hand to
direct traffic. All donations go directly to the Child's Play Charity.
This was the first of three car washes planned during the event.
23rd, Bay City - The Bay City Civil Defense issued a warning as a major
grid-quake hit Second Life, affecting most regions and causing some
residents to vanish. The BCCD advised citizens to stay indoors and away
from region crossings until the all clear is sounded by the Lindens.
Residents were reported to have sought shelter in several businesses
across Bay City, including the Bay City Post building.
26th, North Channel - Residents started to panic as Godzilla emerged
from the channel during the final car wash of Hot Bay City Nights. The
Bay City Police Chief was spotted in a helicopter, circling Godzilla.
Eyewitnesses report that Godzilla was just there for a bath and the
Chief was spraying water at him with a rather large hose. After being
washed, Godzilla wandered off towards Nova Albion for a late night
August 28th, Edgartown - Dispatchers at the Bay
City Police Station were surprised as a police car drove into the
station. Before backup could arrive, the suspects parked themselves in a
jail cell. Responding officers were overheard saying "It's a good thing
it was a Japanese car, I don't think they could have fit in there
otherwise." At some point while awaiting trial at the nearby courthouse,
the suspects managed to escape, car and all. The Chief of Police was
unavailable for comment, though a small stack of waffles was spotted on
his desk with a note nearby.
July 2016 Fire And Police Blotter
July 9th, Bay City - Sirens
blared as the Bay City Civil Defense sounded a warning this morning as
Godzilla was spotted walking down main street. Helicopter pilots took
off from the Bay City Heliport in pursuit of the creature, only to be
forced to land as a dragon appeared in the skies over Oak Bluffs. When
asked for an interview, one of the pilots commented "I've been around,
you know? I've been shot at by all kinds of things out in the Jeogeot
Gulf, but I ain't ever seen nothin like that. I don't know if our city
will be able to survive if those two.. things.. start fightin each
July 14th, New Port - Agents from the Sansara
Bureau of Investigation responded to reports of a Caledonian spy in the
area. After looking around, they were unable to find any signs of the
spy and concluded that they Harbormaster must have frightened them into
leaving before they were able to get up to the usual steam powered
July 14th, Morton - The Bay City Fire
Department was called in for an explosion at the Y-Stay. The fire was
quickly put out and no avatars were injured. Thankfully all residents
were out of their apartments at the time of the explosion. Investigators
believe this to be the work of the same person who usually blows up the
July 16th, Edgartown - A passerby reported
seeing a suspicious person breaking into the new Permit Office inside
the Bay City Courthouse. Officers attempted to follow the trail of the
burglar using the K9 unit, Ullock, however he lost the trail at a nearby
bridge. After looking over numerous photographs of the suspect, Police
believe it was the person known as "The Cat"
Rollers - Concerned residents called the Civil Defense thinking the
city was under attack as numerous parcels of land were emptied and began
to turn purple. Investigators learned that the parcels were put up for
auction and encouraged the residents to bid on them since this was sure
to go for a lower price than the usual land sales in Bay City.
19th, Argos - Police were called in after nearby residents reported a
moving angel statue. The responding officer quickly turned around and
had other calls to attend to once they spotted the statue and was
overheard saying "Oh no, I'm not dealing with those Angels again. You've
got the wrong police box."
July 23rd, Truro - The Bay
City Police Department closed sections of Route 66 and Mayberry Way
today for the Taste of Bay City Truro block party. Despite needing to
call in the Bay City Fire Department for a few stray fireworks, the
party was a huge success.
June 2016 Fire And Police Blotter
May 31st, Truro - Bay City
Police responded to a call regarding a reckless driver. When the
responding officer caught up with the suspects on Mayberry Way, the
suspects lost control of the vehicle, causing minor damage to the patrol
car. No avatars were injured in the accident. The suspects were issued a
citation for reckless driving and a warning to get the vehicle
fixed.The Bay City Police Chief was overheard discussing the damage to
the patrol car, commenting that he was very grateful he just opened up a
June 4th, Truro - Police responded to a call
from a concerned resident about a "Crusty Juggler" being spotted in P's
Bistro. Responding officers were unable to find the juggler, however,
they did find a swan they were on the lookout for. Officers were
detained by a glitched trolley in the roadway and the swan is still at
large after a small foot chase. A nearby witness had this to say "I told
'em a long time ago this would happen. I says to the Mayori 'Before you
know it, we'll be knee deep in dog muck, thieving kids, and crusty
jugglers' Nobody listens to old Tom though, and now we've got that
police dog wandering all over, kids carrying suspiciously heavy
briefcases, and now a crusty juggler. What is this city coming to?"
8th, Inner Harbor - Residents called the Department of Public Works
again after three trolleys crashed into each other, making the 5th
accident in recent weeks. Workers did manage to grab a photo of a
suspiciously familiar dog holding a sign in his mouth saying "Down with
this sort of thing" The Bay City Police Chief was unavailable to
comment, however, this reporter has noted that the Chief's dog hasn't
been taken on his usual walk to the ice cream parlor lately.
12th, Bay City - The Bay City Port Authority was called in to rescue a
couple after their boat failed to make a sim crossing in the waterway
north of Shermerville. The Bay City Police Department, who was nearby
testing out a new patrol vessel, responded to a distress call from the
Port Authority when the captain was unseated from the boat on a sim
crossing. After officers found the boat parked along a nearby shore, the
vessel was towed safely back to New Port. The responding officer
reported that it was a horrible night for sim crossings and will
continue his testing another day.
June 14th, Inner
Harbor - Police were called to a scene of a naked male wandering the
docks by nearby witnesses, including a child avatar. When officers
arrived, they handed the man a towel and directed him towards the
nearest clothing store. The responding officer mentioned to the suspect
that he should see a doctor, as his "parts" were of such a different
color than his skin that there had to be something wrong with them.
15th, Orleans - The Sansara Bureau of Investigation was called to
investigate a missing pilot. The Pilot, delivering a shipment for Cynx,
never showed up at the Cynx office in Grouse. The SBI is investigating
all leads, but so far does not have any indication as to what happened
with the pilot. Local air traffic control operators say the pilot made
it safely out of Bay City airspace when they stopped following the
aircraft. Officials from other Sansara airports on the aircraft's route
were unavailable for comment.
June 16th, Dennis - The
Bay City Fire Department was called to rescue a bug in a tree which, of
course, confused the dispatcher who sent animal control instead. The bug
in question was an errant racer from the Bay City Rumble who was
promptly removed from the tree and continued racing away. Officers on
scene were overheard talking about how "there's always one" during each
June 20th, Bay City - A resident tried calling
the Police, Fire Department, and other emergency services after not
seeing a single person throughout town. Having recently seen UFO's
flying around, they were quite worried. An agent with the SBI managed to
pick up the phone on the way out of the office and direct the citizen
to a nearby poster. It was opening day of SL13B and while there is a
suspicious exhibit there called Area 51 3/4, everyone was at the Bay
June 21st, Edgartown - The Bay City
Police Station disappeared overnight as the parcel was sold. Citizens
reported seeing a few other famous buildings such as Club Sandwich
disappear as well. When asked for a comment, the Bay City Police Chief
had this to say "Yes, while it is true that parcels have been sold, the
Bay City Police Department is never going away. I will personally assure
everyone that Kinn's police station will be back, in fact it has merely
moved over to the old parking lot while some zoning issue is being
dealt with on the previous parcel. I believe I speak on behalf of all of
us here in Bay City when I wish the best to Kinn and Ziki on their new
mainland parcel, and am very glad they will be remaining a part of Bay
City for the foreseeable future."
June 22nd, South
Channel - The Bay City Coast Guard responded to a line of boats blocking
the channel. Investigators discovered that the Bay City Marina at New
Port was opening soon and the boaters were waiting to get to thier slip.
The captain was overheard saying "Darn, I knew I forgot something. I
wonder if it's too late to fill out an application?" On an unrelated
note, will the owner of the large yacht parked in Luna Point please move
it? The Bay City Coast Guard does not have a boat big enough to tow it
out of the way.
June 23rd, New Port - A police officer
who was at his slip at the Bay City Marina responded to a suspicious
person approaching moored boats in a military vehicle. The suspect fled
via teleporting as the officer approached. The case has been handed over
to the Bay City Coast Guard for further investigation.
May 2016 Police and Fire Blotter
Air Traffic Control operators reported seeing a mysterious plane on the
radar for a short time in the coastal waterway near ANWR. The Sansara
Bureau of Investigation has been informed and believes this may have
been "Sal" on one of his smuggling runs.
- Citizens reported seeing a UFO fly by during the Bay City Alliance
meeting. Local authorities handed the reports over to the Sansara Bureau
of Investigation. When asked for a comment, Agent Mulder expressed
regret that he was offline at the time and was unable to get proof that
there are extraterrestrials visiting the grid. He also states that he
will not give up his search, as "The truth is out there."
- Police were called for a boat being driven in the Crystal Blue Pool.
The Bay City Police Department, along with the Coast Guard would like to
remind everyone that boating is an activity best done on a regular body
of water such as the canals, and not in the pool.
- Police dispatchers received a call from a drunk cat yelling about
loud trolleys and a dog. Officers were unable to respond since the
caller did not leave a location and the phone used was a pay phone.
- Local authorities were called in due to someone blocking the runway
at Midway Field with a building. When they arrived, the building was
gone and has not been seen again. The owner of the airport was advised
to enable auto-return.
Bystanders reported an automobile accident after the vehicle jumped one
of the bridges. When paramedics arrived on scene, they were turned away
by the Chief of Police, stating "It's ok, it's just a Reliant. It does
this all the time." Mr Hooker opened the passenger door which caused the
car to roll back over and he went on his way.
- The Sansara Bureau of Investigation is investigating reports of a
rift in the space / time continuum due to a modern day Tennessee Highway
Patrol station appearing overnight. Investigators believe that this
incident may be connected with earlier sightings of duplicate trolleys
and police cars around town. Agents are investigating possible causes,
including a certain Fae playing with forces beyond her control.
- Alarms sounded at the Bay City Credit Union after an attempted
robbery takes place. The THP station nearby failed to respond, however
the Bay City Police Department quickly caught up with the suspect. It
appears the suspect was celebrating the Bay City Anniversary a bit early
and was quite intoxicated. All stolen money was returned and charges
were dropped on the condition that the suspect stay away from the Bay
City Brewery for a while.
Firefighters responded after an errant parade float veered off the road
into Toxic Taco, exploding and catching the building on fire. No avatars
were injured and the blaze was put out in record time. One of the first
responders was even spotted picking up an order of Carnitas for (not
- The Bay City
Civil Defense responded after warning sirens sounded in regards to a
nuclear missile being launched somewhere in the city. After
investigating, it was found to just be a bunch of friends blowing off
steam after recent stressful events. The All-Clear was sounded and
residents were able to exit the shelter and return to what they were
- The Bay City
Civil Defense issued a warning to citizens after a vehicle being
impounded by the Bay City Police Department glitched on a sim crossing
and began flying across the region. After several minutes and near
misses, the vehicle finally exploded, sending particles and shrapnel
everywhere. The Bay City Police Chief stated in a press conference
afterwards that due to quick action by members of the Bay City Civil
Defense no avatars were harmed during the incident.
- Reports of enemy bombers nearing Bay City were called in as several
citizens spotted the aircraft heading to the Bay City Municipal Airport.
Local authorities contacted the Air Traffic Controllers who cleared up
the confusion. The bombers were just a group of B-17s piloted by Bay
City citizens on their way back home from the Jeogeot Gulf.