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 alook at some of the other, more unusual calls as found in recent police logs from Atascadero.
Fighting feral feeders6:12 p.m. Sept. 2, 3212 El Camino RealSomeone was putting cat food between the buildings at Ford Racing at night, even after being told not to. Officers contacted the feeders, who were advised of trespassing.
Lambocide1:34 p.m. Sept. 3, call to Atascadero Police DepartmentA person wanted information about shooting his lamb in city limits.
Comedy and tragedy1:28 p.m. Sept. 3, 4500 El Camino RealOfficers were asked to check on a woman who was standing on the street, crying and laughing. Officers said she checked out fine.
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Sidewalk art11:06 a.m. Sept. 2, 1 High School HillSomeone reported chalk writing on the pavement in the upper parking lot at the high school.
Very carefully5:14 p.m. Sept. 3, call to Atascadero Police DepartmentA person requested information about how to properly transport a firearm on amotorcycle.
Lost luggage8:27 a.m. Sept. 7, 7111 El Camino RealA suitcase had been outside Central Coast Pizza for more than a day. Officers took it for safekeeping.
Cart attack2:15 a.m. Sept. 8, 6005 El Camino RealA person said an intoxicated man, who was in his 30s and wearing a red flannel shirt, threw a shopping cart at a vehicle.
Hog heaven11:31 p.m. Sept. 8, 8400 block of Pinedorado RoadA person said her dog was barking, possibly at a wild animal in the yard. Officers checked and found several wild boars.