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Scanner reporter

Saint Louis, MO

#1 Dec 2, 2011
I work the second shift and usually have the scanner on during the day. I've had it on every day for the last 15 years. The amount of shoplifting reports is through the roof, it seems like two or three reports a week. Ten years ago I would hear maybe three or four a year.
Shop lifter

Saint Louis, MO

#2 Dec 2, 2011
What store are the reports coming from?
Scanner reporter wrote:
I work the second shift and usually have the scanner on during the day. I've had it on every day for the last 15 years. The amount of shoplifting reports is through the roof, it seems like two or three reports a week. Ten years ago I would hear maybe three or four a year.
Scanner reporter

Saint Louis, MO

#3 Dec 2, 2011
Shop lifter wrote:
What store are the reports coming from?
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All of them. Last one I heard was CVS and they caught them on the highway.

Since: Nov 10

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#4 Dec 2, 2011
Electric tooth brush and baby formula. 3 women from Est. St. Louis arrested shortly after leaving store.
Trivia

Saint Louis, MO

#6 Dec 2, 2011
Guess what the most common item shoplifted? Who'd a thunk it was choice cut steaks.

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#7 Dec 2, 2011
Trivia wrote:
Guess what the most common item shoplifted? Who'd a thunk it was choice cut steaks.
Yea, I was shocked to hear it was Filet Mignon.
replyanator

Waterloo, IL

#8 Dec 2, 2011
When I worked as a stocker at a grocery store in college, meat was a very common target for thieves. That was back in 2001-2003.
reality

Waterloo, IL

#9 Dec 2, 2011
i thought they kept baby formula locked up to prevent theft on a higher priced item?? i believe walgreens does anyway...

3 women from ESTL ... gee... i would NEVER have seen that coming!!!
you are a loser

United States

#10 Dec 2, 2011
You are such a loser. Who sits by a police scanner listening to it so they can be nosy and a busy body? What a f-ing loser. Get a life. I hope somebody breaks in your house and smashes it with a bat. I hope Everytime you are telling someone what you hear on a scanner you think about having no life. Your the type of townie who thinks going out of town is to south county. Pathetic!
Scanner reporter wrote:
I work the second shift and usually have the scanner on during the day. I've had it on every day for the last 15 years. The amount of shoplifting reports is through the roof, it seems like two or three reports a week. Ten years ago I would hear maybe three or four a year.
Scanner reporter

Saint Louis, MO

#11 Dec 2, 2011
you are a loser wrote:
You are such a loser. Who sits by a police scanner listening to it so they can be nosy and a busy body? What a f-ing loser. Get a life. I hope somebody breaks in your house and smashes it with a bat. I hope Everytime you are telling someone what you hear on a scanner you think about having no life. Your the type of townie who thinks going out of town is to south county. Pathetic!
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I don't sit by the scanner, it's on in my house and FYI I had a close relative that worked for the PD up until recently, that's why I have it. Anything that I hear on the scanner that's worth talking about is going to be in the paper anyway, are you anti paper too? Seems you like trolling around topix searching for gossip just like the rest of us, guess that makes you a loser as well as a hypocrite.
suckadik

Waterloo, IL

#12 Dec 2, 2011
you are a loser wrote:
You are such a loser. Who sits by a police scanner listening to it so they can be nosy and a busy body? What a f-ing loser. Get a life. I hope somebody breaks in your house and smashes it with a bat. I hope Everytime you are telling someone what you hear on a scanner you think about having no life. Your the type of townie who thinks going out of town is to south county. Pathetic!
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wow, gonna take a shot in the dark that you have a record and you may be one of those people getting arrested, and you don't want your name going across. I have a police scanner too, When I hear the sirens go off, I like to know what's going on. Some people have teenage children and they like to know if A.) they get into an accident B.) they get into trouble. You don't have to sit around listening to it all day to find out "gossip" .. but, If i knew your name and heard that you got into trouble, I would post it for all to see just to piss you off.
replyanator

Waterloo, IL

#13 Dec 2, 2011
you are a loser wrote:
You are such a loser. Who sits by a police scanner listening to it so they can be nosy and a busy body? What a f-ing loser. Get a life. I hope somebody breaks in your house and smashes it with a bat. I hope Everytime you are telling someone what you hear on a scanner you think about having no life. Your the type of townie who thinks going out of town is to south county. Pathetic!
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Spoken like a thief.
Agreed

Waterloo, IL

#14 Dec 3, 2011
you are a loser wrote:
You are such a loser. Who sits by a police scanner listening to it so they can be nosy and a busy body? What a f-ing loser. Get a life. I hope somebody breaks in your house and smashes it with a bat. I hope Everytime you are telling someone what you hear on a scanner you think about having no life. Your the type of townie who thinks going out of town is to south county. Pathetic!
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Yep, I'd have to say I'm sure your name has come across the scanner a few times and I would bet it was for "SHOPLIFTING". Who's the loser now??
caution

Brooksville, FL

#15 Dec 3, 2011
Even worse than the shoplifters are the professional pickpockets.
They work in teams of 3 with one being the distractor, one bumps into you, and one grabs your wallet.
You hardly blink your eyes and they're gone.
Another trick they use is to say their pocket has been picked. The first thing you do is slap where your wallet is and they're watching. Later they know exactly where to grab after you pay the cashier.

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#16 Dec 3, 2011
you are a loser wrote:
You are such a loser. Who sits by a police scanner listening to it so they can be nosy and a busy body? What a f-ing loser. Get a life. I hope somebody breaks in your house and smashes it with a bat. I hope Everytime you are telling someone what you hear on a scanner you think about having no life. Your the type of townie who thinks going out of town is to south county. Pathetic!
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Hey Dumbass in case you don’t know a scanner is like a walkie talkie you can only hear from, you turn it on like you would a tv or radio and it can be heard threw out the whole house depending on how loud you have it turned up SO “Who sits by a police scanner listening to it”.
hearin you

Waterloo, IL

#17 Dec 3, 2011
My bearcat scanner has been modified to hear all your cell phone convos....guess which columbia business man is having an affair!
Nope

Saint Louis, MO

#18 Dec 3, 2011
hearin you wrote:
My bearcat scanner has been modified to hear all your cell phone convos....guess which columbia business man is having an affair!
The old time scanners that were made back in the seventies can pick up cordless telephone convos but that's all. No scanner can be modified to pick up cell phone convos, it's a totally different frequency.
reality

Waterloo, IL

#19 Dec 3, 2011
hearin you wrote:
My bearcat scanner has been modified to hear all your cell phone convos....guess which columbia business man is having an affair!
which columbia business man ISN'T having an affair would be much more interesting!!

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#20 Dec 3, 2011
reality wrote:
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which columbia business man ISN'T having an affair would be much more interesting!!
Why, you looking for someone you haven’t nailed yet?
Wondering

Waterloo, IL

#21 Dec 3, 2011
It is the all mighty Rollen! Rollen will pass judgement on you, because it is almighty! Bow down or it will cast you down! Do not disagree with the almighty Rollen!!

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