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 alook at some of the other, more unusual calls as found in recent police logs from Paso Robles.
Rushing 10:14 a.m. Dec. 10, 189 Niblick Road
A woman said she was in the Albertsons parking lot when another woman banged on her car window, saying she needed a ride in a hurry and that she had locked herself out of her own car. When the original woman refused, the other woman ran to a car that was already running, got in and the car left quickly from the lot.
Price scare 2:43 p.m. Dec. 10, 400 block of Calle Alto
A man was seen near a residence, and when the homeowner left, the man asked a woman whether her husband was home. The man also said he wanted to know how much the lots were for sale on the hill. When she answered him, he ran away.
Loitering livestock 2:29 p.m. Dec. 13, 3700 block of Spring Street
Goats were on the railroad tracks. They had also been there the day before. The animals were sent back to their property.
Unwelcome visitor 10:18 p.m. Dec. 13, 730 Spring St.
A man said he was in a motel room when a woman banged on his door and then pushed his motorcycle over. He went outside and got into an argument with the woman, who was saying something about stolen money. The man said he has no idea who she is and had never seen her before.
Bad friend 12:24 p.m. Dec. 14, 900 Park St.
A man said his cellphone was stolen by his buddy, but he does not know the buddys name. The theft occurred at a transient camp under the 13th Street bridge.
Gotta go 12:25 a.m. Dec. 15, 191 Niblick Road
A man was reportedly urinating in the Taco Bell drive-through.