On Friday night at 7:30PM I was dispatched to a hit and run call that just wouldn’t end. The call lasted forever and seemed to grow tentacles as it went in different directions. With each word from witnesses and the suspect, I could feel the report getting longer and longer as the story got my complicated. Nonsense piled on top of nonsense as my stomach protested.
By 10PM, I was frustrated and still there. That’s when I was reminded how nice people really are. The original witness came out to my car and offered me hot chocolate and pan dulce (sweat bread).
The drink warmed me and hit the spot as I snacked. It was like my mood transformed with each bite and sip. Thank you, sir. I appreciate your kind gesture.
In the crazy world of police work and nonsense, it’s the little things that make the night better.
Let’s add this to the WTF category of police work.
A witness heard a crash at his apartment complex and went outside to see what happened. He descended a flight of stairs to the carport area and saw a car had just collided into a wall and the driver was trying to leave.
He stood in front of the car and told her to stop. Apparently, she listened to the him and stopped her car between two apartment buildings. She got out of the car and walked away.
I guess she didn’t need her car anymore because that’s normal to leave your car like that.
That’s when something weird happened five to ten seconds later after she left. A child exited the car and ran after his mother as he probably screamed, “What the hell!”
Who leaves their child in a car after a collision and just walks away? Of course, A DUI person with a suspended license…..
I guess rules, laws and parental responsibility are just suggestions now.