What’s Your Emergency?

Pizza delivery took too long and other Atascadero emergencies

ldoust@thetribunenews.comMarch 7, 2013 

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 Atascadero.

Duck hunt 1:07 p.m. Feb. 24, 9500 block of Lakeview Drive

Three teenagers were seen shooting birds at Atascadero Lake. Officers checked the area but did not find anyone.

Return to sender 8:11 a.m. Feb. 25, 9800 El Camino Real

A man was sleeping in the post office.

Bullied teen 6:28 p.m. Feb. 26, call to Atascadero Police Department

A girl wanted to speak to an officer about her beanie being taken and about how someone she knew was spitting in it. The incident apparently happened at Atascadero Junior High School, so an officer planned to follow up at the school the following day.

First-world problems 7:48 p.m. Feb. 26 call to Atascadero Police Department

A man called 911 to say his pizza showed up an hour and a half after he ordered it. He also said the delivery person became argumentative with him.

Freewheeling Fidos 5:01 p.m. Feb. 27, Principal Avenue

Someone in a Dodge truck was driving with five unrestrained dogs in the bed. — Larissa Doust

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