What’s Your Emergency? Odd calls to Atascadero police

ldoust@thetribunenews.comOctober 30, 2012 

Each day, dispatchers from the seven police departments in San Luis Obispo County take dozens of calls from residents seeking help for issues ranging from minor disputes to serious crimes. The Tribune provides coverage of serious crimes every day on its news pages. Here is a look at some of the other, more unusual calls as found in recent police logs from Atascadero.

Wasting electricity 12:38 a.m. Oct. 24, 6900 block of Portola Road A resident said his neighbor’s garage light was on, but his neighbor wasn’t home. Officers said the house checked secure.

No trespassing 12:57 a.m. Oct. 24, Juarez Avenue A resident said a teenager walked through the back of his property.

Wrong number 2:08 p.m. Oct. 27, 3600 block of El Camino Real An elderly man called 911, but was unable to tell dispatchers why. Officers said he checked out OK, and it was just a misdial.

Noise pollution 6:26 p.m. Oct. 27, 4300 block of Cayucos Avenue A resident said music coming from a neighbor’s garage was becoming more vulgar.

False report 8:09 p.m. Oct. 27, 9400 El Camino Real A man said he was threatened by the owner of a local business. Officers contacted all involved and determined the man who called police was the offending party.

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