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Turkeys attacked by rocks and other emergencies in Paso and SLO

ldoust@thetribunenews.comJuly 1, 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 Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo.

Too much fun 2:23 a.m. June 20, 212 Alexa Court in Paso Robles

A woman reported her husband as missing. She said she talked to him at 10:30 p.m., and he said he was wrapping up a business meeting at a restaurant and was then going out for a drink with business associates, but would not be too late. Officers found his vehicle in the Paso Robles Inn parking lot.

Rock bottom 8:10 a.m. June 20, 703 Spring St. in Paso Robles

A man was passed out in front of a bathroom door with a bottle of beer next to him. The man woke up and was headed to an outreach program.

Road wars 1:55 p.m. June 21, Highway 46 in Paso Robles

Two erratic transport trucks appeared to be driving each other off the road and were driving on the other side of the yellow line. One was a white truck and the other a red big-rig from Florida.

Sending out the search party 9:14 a.m. June 20, 900 Creston Road in Paso Robles A student was missing from the middle school campus. He arrived with his siblings that morning but did not report to class. His parents did not know where he was, and he was not at home. Officers searched the area and spoke to his girlfriend, who said she got a text from him saying that he did not go to school because he was lazy, and he was at home listening to music. After more than an hour of searching, officers found him at his home. He was taken back to school.

Rocking the neighborhood 9:57 a.m. June 11, 600 block of Nickerson Drive in Paso Robles

A resident said he thought his neighbors threw rocks all over his yard. An officer contacted the neighbor, who sent the children over to clean up the rocks.

Missed connection 2:13 a.m. June 22, Park and 10th streets in Paso Robles

Officers spoke with a person who was loitering. The person said they came in on a bus from Las Vegas to stay with a friend, but the friend ended up being out of town. The person was unable to find a place to stay for the night.

Feathered targets 5:16 p.m. June 26, 1500 block of Eto Circle in San Luis Obispo

Kids were throwing rocks at the turkeys again.

Caffeine fix 9:29 a.m. June 26, 1135 Santa Rosa St. in San Luis Obispo

A male transient drank two cups of coffee at Heritage Oaks Bank and left.

Unwanted troubadour 4:22 p.m. June 26, 1008 Walnut St. in San Luis Obispo

A male transient with his guitar was in the parking lot of an office building. It was an ongoing problem.

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