Here is a look at some of the more unusual calls as found in recent police logs from Pismo Beach and San Luis Obispo. For more, visit http://sloblogs.thetribunenews.com/whatsyouremergency/.
Bark, help, bark
3:43 a.m. April 10, Ocean Boulevard at Leeward Avenue in Pismo Beach
A person complained about loud subjects in the area. They were possibly on the beach. Officers said it sounded like someone might be yelling for help and possibly struggling. Officers contacted a group of people, but it wasn’t clear if they were making the noise. After checking for several minutes, an officer didn’t hear anything except waves, birds and a couple of seals. One seal at the rock at the bottom of the cliff was making a noise that sounded similar to “help.”
People are strange
7:48 a.m. April 11, 2100 Shell Beach Road in Pismo Beach
A man in dark clothes was walking backward, carrying a stick and acting strange near Shell Beach Elementary School. Officers checked on the man, who had identification from Oklahoma.
Wonder what they were selling?
3:43 p.m. April 11, 990 Palm St. in San Luis Obispo
Transients set up a yard sale on the front lawn at City Hall.
Quite the steal
7:52 a.m. April 12, 536 South St. in San Luis Obispo
A resident said someone broke into their vehicle. Taken was a tin of floss sticks.
Just what everyone wants
3:34 p.m. April 12, 2060 Chorro St. in San Luis Obispo
A solicitor said he was selling schoolbooks for St. Jude’s charity.
Dodge the students
3:09 p.m. April 13, 11050 Los Osos Valley Road in San Luis Obispo
An ice cream truck was parked across from Laguna Middle School, and kids were running in front of traffic to get to it.
Tree ain’t talking
2:27 a.m. April 14, 188 Hathway St. in San Luis Obispo
A Cal Poly police unit drove up to a vehicle vs. tree hit-and-run. There was blood all over.
No crime here
8:55 a.m. April 14, 720 Leff St. in San Luis Obispo
A resident said their hide-a-key was missing from their fake rock. The house key was found on the sidewalk.
10:55 p.m. April 14, 1185 Foothill Blvd. in San Luis Obispo
A resident reported “insanely loud music.”
Let’s go streaking!
11:02 p.m. April 14, 1991 Hays St. in San Luis Obispo
There was a loud party in the neighborhood, and males were running naked from the house to the dead end.
11:09 p.m. April 14, 538 Buchon St. in San Luis Obispo
A resident reported a loud party. Someone was in the front yard playing bongo drums.
She really needed a drink
11:57 p.m. April 14, 728 Higuera St. in San Luis Obispo
A woman who was denied entry into the Frog and Peach Pub threw a chair into the creek.
Just being careful
9:47 p.m. April 15, Edgewater Laundromat in Pismo Beach
A person flagged down an officer to report that a man went into a restroom with a young girl. The person was concerned. An officer checked, and found it was a father who was accompanying his autistic daughter.
That’s a surprise
2:55 a.m. April 16, 3200 block of Johnson Avenue in San Luis Obispo
A resident woke up to find his wife in his bedroom. She doesn’t live there.
Then what’s the point of parking?
10:08 a.m. April 16, 500 Cypress St. in Pismo Beach
A man was reportedly trying to charge people for parking at the Cypress Landing Shopping Center. The man told an officer he was not charging to park, he was just making sure no one was leaving their car unattended.
That’s a big group
10:09 a.m. April 16, 999 Chorro St. in San Luis Obispo
A group of 1,000 people was walking through town and stopping traffic.
1:01 p.m. April 16, 1321 Johnson Ave. in San Luis Obispo
A man was inside Scolari’s drinking a jug of orange juice he hadn’t paid for.
Gee, help yourself
10:38 p.m. April 16, 35 Stenner St. in San Luis Obispo
A resident said two males came in through the balcony and were looking for food in the refrigerator.
11 p.m. April 16, 603 Dolliver St. in Pismo Beach
A person called 911 from a pay phone and hung up. He called back again and said it was an accident. Officers checked on the man, who said he was trying to call a taxi. He was turned over to a sober friend.
— Larissa Doust