What’s Your Emergency?

A biting cockatoo and other emergencies from Paso Robles and SLO

ldoust@thetribunenews.comJune 2, 2013 

Each day, dispatchers from the seven police departments in San Luis Obispo County take calls 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 and San Luis Obispo.

Repeat offender 10:29 a.m. May 17, 1800 block of Westfield Road in Paso Robles

A cockatoo named Ted was biting people. Animal Services workers said they had dealt with Ted before, and would take care of it.

Don’t party too hard 10:51 a.m. May 17, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles

A group of seniors from Morro Bay High School was heading to the lake for the day. The group was going to meet at the fairgrounds, and it was requested that police patrol the area and check for alcohol in plain view to try to deter drinking and driving.

Annoy thy neighbor Noon. May 17, 900 Park St. in Paso Robles

A resident reported harassment from a neighbor. She reportedly sprays weed killer on his roses and bangs on an adjoining wall.

Gone in 60 seconds 8:31 p.m. May 17, 100 block of Olive Street in Paso Robles

A resident reported the theft of a vehicle. It was taken at 6 a.m. Thursday morning, according to neighbors. The resident had a nonoperational registration on the vehicle and gave the key to a man so he could listen to music while working in the resident’s yard. The vehicle would run if the battery was connected.

Fight back 11:07 p.m. May 17, 1214 Corral Creek Ave. in Paso Robles

A woman said someone tried to break into her house and she pushed him down the stairs. The person had been banging on her door, and when she opened the door, he tried to push his way in and she pushed back. The man was lying at the bottom of the stairs and bleeding from his mouth, but was conscious. The man was trying to talk, but the woman said she could not tell what he was saying.

Get a room 9:32 p.m. May 18, 1100 Spring St. in Paso Robles

A man and a woman in their 20s were engaged in lewd activity on a bench across from Cold Stone Creamery.

Whodunit? 8:30 p.m. May 18, 900 block of Larable Court in Paso Robles

A man called police to say his shower door was shattered. There was no evidence of a robbery, but the doors to the house were unlocked.

Sounds too good 9:27 a.m. May 19, 900 Park St. in Paso Robles

A mountain bike that was not locked up had a sign on it that said “free by owner.” A person took the bike, but was concerned she would be accused of stealing it. An officer checked and said the serial number checked clear and the sign did indeed say free. The woman left with the bicycle.

Nowhere to run 9:44 p.m. May 19, 600 block of Trigo Lane in Paso Robles

A resident said her sister’s ex-boyfriend was running back and forth in front of the residence. She had just broken up with him and he appeared distraught. Officers said he checked out OK.

Rock-paper-scissors 5:46 p.m. May 29, 1445 Santa Rosa St. in San Luis Obispo

There was a scheduling error, and two groups arrived at the Senior Citizen Center to use the same room.

Not a guard dog 7:15 p.m. May 29, 1200 Archer St. in San Luis Obispo

A purse was taken out of a vehicle through a window that was left open for a dog.

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