What’s Your Emergency?

Each day, dispatchers from the seven police departments in San Luis Obispo County take dozens of calls from residents 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 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/.

Call of the wild

4:35 p.m. May 22, 451 Dana St. in San Luis Obispo

Loud subjects were reportedly yelling like hyenas.

Hot and cold

8:13 p.m. May 22, 286 Boeker Ave. in Pismo Beach

A woman was pulling away from a man, a citizen reported to police. The couple then started hugging before walking away. The citizen said they seemed OK and didn’t require police.

Free refills

3:42 a.m. May 23, 280 Wadsworth Ave. in Pismo Beach

A man kept entering the lobby of the Edgewater Inn and Suites and taking coffee. An employee asked him to leave, but he kept returning. The man was not staying at the hotel.

Doing its job

9:21 a.m. May 23, 2251 Shell Beach Road in Pismo Beach

A 20-by-30 foot net was in a tree approximately 60 feet high, and a citizen thought it was dangerous for the birds. Officers talked with a resident, who said a lift came in and placed the net to keep birds from nesting. The officer also contacted the property management company, who authorized the net.

A lot of toppings

1:02 p.m. May 23, 1075 Court St. in San Luis Obispo

An employee at Yogurt Creations reported receiving a counterfeit $100 bill. The store had a suspect on camera.

Serious hood watch

1:38 p.m. May 24, Spyglass Park in Pismo Beach

Two men were walking around and pointing at houses, a citizen said. The citizen requested an officer drive through the area. The officer said everything appeared fine.

Try the locks

6:41 p.m. May 24, 158 El Viento Ave. in Pismo Beach

A resident said someone placed a large bag of dead batteries with acid all over them inside her vehicle approximately 2 1⁄2 weeks ago. The vehicle had not been locked. Then on May 24, she said the door to her vehicle was open and the wrench and flashlight inside her console were on the seat. She had not locked her vehicle. She asked for more patrols during nighttime hours.

Add insult to injury

5:35 p.m. May 25, 400 block of Luneta Drive in San Luis Obispo

A resident said the tailgate was stolen off his pickup and feces was spread over the vehicle’s hood.


9:23 a.m. May 26, 1740 Jalisco Court in San Luis Obispo

A man called a woman and told her she won $800 million.

Hard-core fan

7:10 p.m. May 26, 1035 Monterey St. in San Luis Obispo

Someone stole a movie poster from the Fremont Theater.

Easy targets

9:17 p.m. May 28, 1572 Lizzie St. in San Luis Obispo

Subjects were shooting paintballs at people in the 24-hour Relay Challenge at the high school.

Mistaken ID

10:31 p.m. May 28, 290 California Blvd. in San Luis Obispo

A man at Campus Bottle Shoppe said he wanted his ID back. The clerk said it was fake and wouldn’t give it back.