Odd calls to Atascadero police

ldoust@thetribunenews.comOctober 10, 2012 


Facing another flood

5:47 a.m. Oct. 1, Atascadero Police Department lobby

A man said someone turned on the water in his front yard and let it run for hours. It was the second time it had happened in a few months.

Whoo let you in?

4:53 a.m. Oct. 2, 5200 block of El Camino Real

A resident said there was an owl in her kitchen.

Homeless shelter

5:36 a.m. Oct. 2, 9990 El Camino Real

Transients were sleeping in the Dumpster at Chalk Mountain Liquor.

Propaganda gets personal

1:51 p.m. Oct. 2, call to Atascadero Police Department

A man said someone was putting derogatory fliers about him around town.

Keep it down

9:50 p.m. Oct. 3, 7200 block of Cortez Avenue

A resident reported an ongoing problem with a neighbor using a jackhammer during the night.

What dopes

10:02 a.m. Oct. 4, 5903 East Mall

A group of five to six juveniles were riding skateboards and smoking marijuana on the sidewalk. Officers wrote multiple citations for the marijuana possession.

Cowboy in waiting

2:43 p.m. Oct. 4, 8300 block of Curbaril Avenue

A man carrying a rope had been at the bottom of a resident’s driveway for 15 minutes. Officers contacted the man, who was waiting for a ride.

Knock it off

11:23 p.m. Oct. 4, 8200 El Camino Real

A woman in her 20s wearing a floral print dress was slamming on the front door of Albertsons, saying she wanted to go home. Officers arrested her on suspicion of being drunk in public.

Just say no

9:54 a.m. Oct. 5, 1 High School Hill

A high school student with a large amount of cash and marijuana was in the office at the high school.

Dangerous prank

2:23 p.m. Oct. 6, Atascadero Avenue at Santa Rosa Road

A group of six kids were pulling a rope across the street to stop traffic. 


The Tribune is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service