What’s Your Emergency?

Sprinkler that won't turn off and other Atascadero emergencies

ldoust@thetribunenews.comJuly 18, 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.

Dog gone 11:51 a.m. July 8, 1200 block of El Camino Real

A citizen said his small black dog that had two leashes attached to its collar ran away.

Not cool 5:51 p.m. July 8, call to Atascadero Police Department

A woman said someone stole the Freon from the air conditioner in her vehicle.

Regular hazard 8:16 a.m. July 9, Lake View Drive

A group of bicyclists reportedly rode in the middle of the street every Tuesday morning around 8:15, causing a traffic hazard.

Heave and a ho and a mighty throw 5:40 p.m. July 9, 7000 block of Navajoa Avenue

People were throwing items out of a second-story building and making a hole in the wall.

Photo op 10:18 p.m. July 9, 8005 El Camino Real

A man in his 30s was taking pictures of a group of young females in front of Walgreens. The girls then got into the car with the man and left. Officers found the man at his home and determined the girls were family members.

Open, open, open 4:59 a.m. July 10, 8200 El Camino Real

A man in a VW Bug was circling the Albertsons parking lot near the employees’ vehicles. It was determined he was waiting for the store to open.

Flood alert 7:46 p.m. July 10, 4000 block of Lobos Avenue

A woman called 911 to say her sprinklers would not turn off.

Angry bird 8:39 a.m. July 12, 3155 El Camino Real

A resident said someone threw a chicken into his yard.

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