What’s Your Emergency?

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.

Dangerous recreation

1:40 p.m. Jan. 23, Fourth Street off-ramp in Pismo Beach

Two teenage girls who appeared to be about 14 had a sign stating they will do anything for money. A person thought they possibly were just goofing off but feared it might be dangerous. Officers caught up near the AM/PM mini market with the girls, who said they were playing around and would leave the area.

What part didn’t he understand?

4 p.m. Jan. 25, Lakeview Street in San Luis Obispo

Someone reported an aggressive magazine salesperson who “wouldn’t take no for an answer.”

Hey, you called us

6:46 p.m. Jan. 25, 1600 block of Tonini Drive in San Luis Obispo

A woman who called 911 was screaming on the phone and said, “Leave me alone!”

Looted loos

10:47 a.m. Jan. 26, 1800 Monterey St. in San Luis Obispo

Two toilets were reported stolen from the bottom basement restrooms at the Holiday Inn Express.

Pesky thief

4:35 p.m. Jan. 26, 3985 Higuera St. in San Luis Obispo

Food4Less employees said they had an uncooperative shoplifter in custody.


1:47 a.m. Jan. 27, 3860 Higuera St. in San Luis Obispo

A female patient left the French Hospital Medical Center emergency room with an IV in her arm.

Spread the wealth

6:21 a.m. Jan. 27, 2400 block of Helena Street in San Luis Obispo

A man called 911 and said his family took his four cars.

I do like your hat

10:55 a.m. Jan. 27, 893 Marsh St. in San Luis Obispo

Someone reported that a man with a beard stole his hat.


11:22 a.m. Jan. 27, 100 block of Beachcomber Drive in Pismo Beach

A woman said she received an e-mail from a boy her daughter rejected. The photo attached to the e-mail reportedly showed a man with a gun. The daughter lives in Santa Clara.

That stuff’s pretty deadly

2:47 p.m. Jan. 27, 1000 Bello St. in Pismo Beach

A woman claimed that she drank from a water bottle that contained antifreeze. It was unknown how the antifreeze got into the water bottle. The incident reportedly happened in the Scolari’s shopping center. Officers determined there was no crime and it was a civil issue.

Staying at the border

2:21 a.m. Jan. 28, 397 Santa Rosa St. in San Luis Obispo

Five men reportedly refused to leave Taco Bell.

— Larissa Doust