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. For more, visit http://sloblogs.thetribunenews.com/whatsyouremergency/.
Heading to the ark
11:50 a.m. March 27, 6955 Sycamore Road in Atascadero
Two horses were reported in the roadway. They were returned to their owner.
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Also going to the ark
11:59 a.m. March 27, 4760 El Verano Ave. in Atascadero
Two loose, aggressive dogs were reported in the street. Officers were unable to locate the animals.
Definitely an ark around
12:08 p.m. March 27, 9805 Laurel Road in Atascadero
Two loose cows were reported in the street.
Going to Floatopia?
2:57 p.m. March 27, Curbaril Avenue at Valle Avenue in Atascadero
A resident reported two 12- to 13-year-old children running down Curbaril Avenue toward the Salinas River with a kiddie pool. The resident was concerned they may try to float down the river. Officers contacted the juveniles and turned them over to their parents.
Try positive reinforcement
9:57 a.m. March 28, 5200 Portola Road in Atascadero
A person said a subject was attempting to train a dog on a walk and was being aggressive toward the animal. Officers were unable to locate the pair.
Drove southfor the winter
12:51 p.m. March 28, 1000 North Ferrocarril Road in Atascadero
A resident reported a man living in an RV in a driveway for more than a month. Officers checked on the man, who said he lived in North Dakota and was unable to return home because of weather conditions.
Several ≠ swarm
3:36 p.m. March 28, Santa Ysabel Avenue in Atascadero
A resident reported several bees swarming in the middle of the intersection. Officers determined the bees were not harmful to pedestrians or bicyclists.
Doesn’t seem worth it
2:40 p.m. March 29, Los Pueblos Avenue in Atascadero
A resident said someone broke into his car during the night. Taken were $1.25 in quarters and a $50 phone charger.
Smoking in the boys room
8 a.m. March 30, 1 High School Hill in Atascadero
Atascadero High School personnel asked for assistance with a student caught smoking. The 16-year-old boy was cited.
Go get ’em!
11:10 p.m. March 30, tip called in to police
A resident reported a possible Internet fraud on Craigslist regarding a Nigerian scam. The resident had already contacted Craigslist and the FBI.
3:12 p.m. March 31, 6501 Lewis Ave. in Atascadero
A citizen reported to an officer that there was a white van in the area with a sign that said “free candy.” Officers were unable to locate the van.
2:10 p.m. April 2, 7495 Santa Ysabel Ave. in Atascadero
A resident reported a 5-year-old child throwing rocks at her apartment and shouting obscenities. A message was left for the child’s parents.
— Larissa Doust