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Cardboard cutouts in the road and other Atascadero emergencies

ldoust@thetribunenews.comFebruary 4, 2013 

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 Atascadero.

Bad idea 11:53 a.m. Jan. 20, 8655 Santa Rosa Road

Some teenagers were placing cardboard cutouts in the roadway, creating a hazard. Officers talked with the kids and cleared the road.

Bad dogs 9:42 a.m. Jan. 22, 9315 Pismo Ave.

A Saint Bernard and a large Husky mix were being aggressive and chasing pedestrians near the pavilion.

Not going her way 9:11 a.m. Jan. 23, 6950 El Camino Real

A woman in her 50s wearing a hot pink scarf and carrying two bags was harassing customers going into Rabobank by asking them for a ride. She was also approaching customers at their vehicles.

Phone rage 9:14 p.m. Jan. 23, 6305 Morro Road

A man said he left his cellphone on the counter at a gas station and another customer stole it. The man said he and the staff got the other person to return the phone, but that person threw it on the floor and broke it first.

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