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 Pismo Beach and San Luis Obispo. For more, visit http://sloblogs.thetribunenews.com/whatsyouremergency.
GPS doesn’t lie
11:01 p.m. Feb. 20, Pismo Coast Village in Pismo Beach
A man said he lost his cell phone and was able to track it to another trailer in the park. When he knocked on that door, the occupant said they didn’t have it. The man requested an officer respond.
Can’t enjoy my nachos
11:39 p.m. Feb. 20, 397 Santa Rosa St. in San Luis Obispo
A large group of juveniles who appeared very drunk were causing a scene at Taco Bell.
Oh, it’s just you
5:01 a.m. Feb. 21, 115 Seacliff Drive in Pismo Beach
Someone called 911 and hung up. When dispatchers called back, the woman said she was scared when someone walked into her house. She didn’t realize it was her boyfriend. She said everything was OK.
2:39 p.m. Feb. 21, 672 Higuera St. in San Luis Obispo
Keys were left in the door to a business, although the business appeared to be closed.
8:03 a.m. Feb. 22, 150 South St. in San Luis Obispo
Someone reported the theft of a water (back-flow) device from the former Greyhound bus station.
11:45 a.m. Feb. 22, Shell Beach Road in Pismo Beach
A green vehicle was seen swerving and almost hit a stop sign. Officers stopped the vehicle and cited the juvenile driver for driving without a license and an adult passenger for letting a juvenile drive.
Like in ‘Dirty Dancing’
1:48 p.m. Feb. 22, 3215 Rockview Place in San Luis Obispo
A man reportedly broke out the windows of a vehicle, climbed inside and drove away.
3:51 p.m. Feb. 23, 1000 Bello St. in Pismo Beach
A woman said she received a phone call from a child who sounded to be between ages 5 and 7 who kept saying “come pick me up, come pick me up.” The woman said she then heard a female voice ask who he was talking to. The woman was concerned over the safety of the child. Dispatchers called the number and talked with a woman in Santa Maria, who said her son thought he had called his aunt and was telling her about a picture he had seen. Everything was determined to be OK.
6:32 p.m. Feb. 24, 233 Park Ave. in Pismo Beach
A woman said she could hear banging against the walls and screaming and was unsure if the screaming sounded like they were having fun or if someone was getting hurt. Officers checked next door and found kids running up and down the stairs.
Don’t be too obvious
12:11 a.m. Feb. 25, 871 Marsh St. in San Luis Obispo
A group of people was reportedly on top of the parking structure shooting off fireworks.
Screaming in the night
2:19 a.m. Feb. 26, 2710 Spyglass Drive in Pismo Beach
A woman could hear what sounded like bloodcurdling screams coming from several different women. It sounded like they were coming from somewhere near her apartment, but she couldn’t see anything or anyone. She said the screaming had been going on for 15 to 20 minutes. Officers found a woman who was a guest at the Spyglass Inn who was having an argument with her ex over the phone. She checked out OK and headed back to her room.
Isn’t that a song?
12:44 a.m. Feb. 26, 799 Chorro St. in San Luis Obispo
A very drunk man said he was lost and could not find his way home.
That wasn’t free!
1:46 a.m. Feb. 26, 1332 Foothill Blvd. in San Luis Obispo
A cab driver said he gave a ride to four people, who went inside and didn’t pay.
Long winter’s nap
9:19 p.m. Feb. 26, 3960 Broad St. in San Luis Obispo
A man was sleeping on a display couch in a store.
— Larissa Doust