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/.

Rotten tomatoes

8:53 a.m. Oct. 10, 1680 Foreman Court in San Luis Obispo

A resident said someone threw a salsa jar at a back window and damaged it.

Only in SLO

12:25 p.m. Oct. 10, 385 Cerro Romauldo in San Luis Obispo

A pingpong table was in a yard.

This land is my land

2:51 p.m. Oct. 10, 117 Marian Way in Pismo Beach

A man said his neighbor continues to enter his yard without permission to trim the hedges. He was afraid the neighbor would hurt himself in the process and cause a liability issue. Officers said a property line had to be established before anything could be done.

Animal 911

3:50 p.m. Oct. 11, 201 Five Cities Drive in Pismo Beach

A resident said her dog was choking on something and wasn’t breathing. An officer arrived, and said the dog was breathing but had an obstructed airway. A neighbor was going to take the dog to the animal emergency room.

No tan lines

2:28 p.m. Oct. 12, on the beach in Pismo Beach

A woman was reportedly sunbathing in the nude. The woman put her bottoms and top back on before walking away. Officers found the woman, who said she was from outside the country. She was advised.

Tree protesters

6:57 p.m. Oct. 12, 1194 Pacific St. in San Luis Obispo

Two suitcases were chained to a tree near the creek.

Do not pass go

10:29 p.m. Oct. 12, 1300 Madonna Road in San Luis Obispo

A man wanted a ride to jail for a parole violation.

Driver’s education

9:35 a.m. Oct. 13, Spyglass area in Pismo Beach

A driver reportedly blew through two stop signs. An officer stopped him and he said he was a foreign tourist. He was advised.


11:41 a.m. Oct. 13, 3000 Augusta St. in San Luis Obispo

An elderly woman called 911 and asked if it was Wednesday.


4:41 p.m. Oct. 13, 133 Cross St. in San Luis Obispo

A male transient left a voodoo doll and duffel bag at a resident’s front door.

Street fighters

1:16 a.m. Oct. 14, 1351 Oceanaire Drive in San Luis Obispo

Two shirtless males were fighting with sticks.

Still nope

2:36 p.m. Oct. 14, 3000 Augusta St. in San Luis Obispo

An elderly woman called 911 and asked if it was Tuesday.

Help yourself

12:04 p.m. Oct. 15, 1321 Johnson Ave. in San Luis Obispo

An alcohol theft was reported at Scolari’s. A man reportedly came inside and poured vodka into a Coke.

Branch out

4:05 p.m. Oct. 15, 717 Marsh St. in San Luis Obispo

A transient was breaking a tree at CVS and throwing branches at customers.


4:28 p.m. Oct. 15, 662 Upham St. in San Luis Obispo

A woman with tools was trying to take a bench that was bolted to the wall.

Walk on

5:12 p.m. Oct. 15, 333 Five Cities Drive in Pismo Beach

An officer stopped a man carrying a television. The man said he bought it at a yard sale.

— Larissa Doust