Each day, dispatchers from the seven police departments in San Luis Obispo County take calls seeking help for issues ranging from minor disputes to serious crimes. 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 Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo.
Phantom opener4:05 a.m. May 30, 700 block of Lenox Court in Paso Robles
A resident said the garage door has rolled up three times, but the garage door opener was accounted for. The resident was advised to call a tech.
Angry victim8:58 a.m. May 30, 800 block of Walnut Drive in Paso Robles
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A resident said her home was listed on Craigslist as a scam, and the person who fell for the scam was now showing up at the residence and harassing her by kicking her door, yelling at her, pulling up to her house and blocking the driveway.
Not mine!7:12 p.m. 3341 Spring St. in Paso Robles
A group of men was standing around drinking. Officers found a beer on the ground, but no one claimed it. They were told to go back to their homes.
Heavy-handed7:57 p.m. June 1, 1151 Creston Road in Paso Robles
A woman said someone was petting her dog through her window at Rite Aid and accidentally broke the window. The person gave her his information and said he would pay for it.
Prank overboard12:47 a.m. June 2, 900 block of Vista Cerro Drive in Paso Robles
A resident said eggs were thrown at the door, the house was toilet-papered, and people kept ringing the doorbell, which was waking up the baby.
Misunderstood father6:46 p.m. June 2, 189 Niblick Road in Paso Robles
A juvenile was caught pushing a cart full of groceries out of the store. The groceries were retrieved, but employees were concerned the juvenile was directed to do this by a parent. Employees then asked to cancel the response as they found the father in the store and it was a mistake. The juvenile was supposed to have taken the cart to the checkout.
Bad breakup9:34 p.m. June 2, 700 block of Trigo Lane in Paso Robles
A man said he broke up with his girlfriend, who then burned his clothes and other belongings. He said there were pictures on Facebook. The ex-girlfriend said she did not burn anything, and was making arrangements to give the man back his items.
Buzzing around1:25 p.m. June 5, 1370 Madonna Road in San Luis Obispo
A very large swarm of bees was flying in an area where vehicles were being driven.
Dangerous games3:26 p.m. June 5, 1400 San Luis St. in San Luis Obispo
A group of 20 high school kids was playing chicken with the train.
Facing the lion9:34 p.m. June 5, Bishop Peak in San Luis Obispo
A person on the trail on Bishop Peak was facing a mountain lion.
‘Tis not the season9:42 p.m. June 5, San Luis Street in San Luis Obispo
A Christmas tree was burning in the middle of the road.
Sign off1:16 a.m. June 6, 397 Santa Rosa St. in San Luis Obispo
A sheriff’s deputy stopped three men who were carrying a street sign.
Stop it2:13 a.m. June 6, 492 Felton in San Luis Obispo
Three or four males with skateboards were trying to steal a stop sign.