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.

You shall not pass

12:29 a.m. July 3, Wadsworth Avenue in Pismo Beach

A driver said a tall female in white pajamas charged her vehicle and would not let her pass. She described the female’s behavior as belligerent.

Early birds

6:40 a.m. July 4, 160 Beachcomber Drive in Pismo Beach

A resident called 911 because she was upset some people had set up camp with a hibachi. The resident confirmed the people were in a public area. Dispatchers told her the people could be there for the day.

Word to your mother

6:19 p.m. July 4, downtown flagpole in Pismo Beach

Rappers were advised about using curse words.

Foul fowl

2 p.m. July 4, under the pier in Pismo Beach

Two dead birds were found on the waterline.

Pint-sized paddler

4:17 p.m. July 3, Ocean Boulevard in Pismo Beach

A man reportedly rented equipment and put a 6-year-old on a kayak by himself. The man was also very threatening to employees.

Bad collateral

10:51 p.m. July 7, 860 4th St. in Pismo Beach

A cab driver said he dropped off a fare and she ran into a motel room. The woman left her purse with him as collateral, but he had been waiting for 15 minutes. Officers arrived and arrested the woman.

Employee error

10:39 p.m. July 8, 255 Madonna Road in San Luis Obispo

An employee said he was locked inside Best Buy.

— Larissa Doust