What’s Your Emergency?

American flag found in a dumpster and other Atascadero emergencies

ldoust@thetribunenews.comJune 5, 2013 

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.

Unpatriotic 5:19 p.m. May 26, 5505 El Camino Real

Someone found an American flag in a dumpster at Paloma Park.

Not my dogs 6:07 p.m. May 26, 9000 block of San Diego Road

A resident said a man entered the property the night before saying he was returning the resident’s pit bulls. The resident said no one on the property owns any pit bulls and there was no reason the man should be there.

Painful projectile 9:56 p.m. May 27, 6000 block of Ardilla Road

A resident said her son was hit with water balloons filled with stones that were thrown through their home’s window.

Suspicious calls 2:22 a.m. May 28, 905 El Camino Real

Home Depot received several hang-up calls. Employees requested extra patrol of the parking lot.

Tell it to the teacher 4:14 p.m. May 28, Curbaril and Morro roads

A woman said her son lost his backpack, which had schoolwork in it.

Running away with scissors 4:53 p.m. May 28, 2280 El Camino Real

Someone stole 19 hair-cutting shears over the weekend. They were valued at $1,200.

Dish ran away with the spoon Noon, May 30, call to Atascadero Police Department

A resident said someone she knows stole her dishes.

The yolk’s on you 12:22 p.m. May 30, call to Atascadero Police Department

Someone placed a cracked egg on a car.

Nonstop noise 9:34 p.m. June 1, 9300 El Bordo Ave.

A resident said the people in the apartment above him had been stomping all day just to disturb him.

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