Here is a look at some of the more unusual calls as found in recent police logs from Atascadero and Paso Robles. For more, visit http://sloblogs.thetribunenews.com/whatsyouremergency.
Is that a crime?
12:41 a.m. April 25, 8360 El Camino Real in Atascadero
Someone at Food 4 Less reported that two men came in but didn’t buy anything, and then went outside and sat in a gray Honda Accord. They were gone by the time police arrived.
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Kids in a candy store
3:57 p.m. April 25, 840 11th St. in Paso Robles
An employee of Powell’s Sweet Shoppe said two 13-year-old boys may have had stolen candy in their pockets. The employee had not confronted the teens, though. Officers caught up with the boys near Santa’s playhouse, and they were brought back to the business. Restitution was made for the alleged $4 theft. Officers talked to the boys about stealing and were going to follow-up with their family.
9:28 a.m. April 26, 10025 El Camino Real in Atascadero
Someone asked police to check on his uncle, who hadn’t been heard from in seven weeks. Officers determined the man had moved out of state.
Bully at work
9:34 a.m. April 26, 800 block of Crazy Horse Drive in Paso Robles
A resident said her house was vandalized with toilet paper the previous night. Her 17-year-old daughter saw who did it, but feared retaliation if officers contacted the suspect.
5:06 p.m. April 26, Highway 101 in Paso Robles
Juveniles were reportedly running across the freeway and taking pictures of themselves as they did it.
Catch a big one
5:43 p.m. April 26, 1000 block of Turtle Creek Road in Paso Robles
Someone said that a fishing line with a hook was being cast from the address across the road. They said it was causing a hazard for vehicles driving by on Linne Road.
— Larissa Doust