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Arroyo Grande
• Jan. 28: A man at Christian’s Mattress Express was arrested for an outstanding warrant and, no doubt, slept it off.
• Jan. 27: A man at Pacific Premier Bank was arrested for camping in public and open container of liquid warmth.
• Jan. 27: Someone was arrested on Highway 227 for driving “while addicted to a drug,” driving without a license and a misdemeanor warrant.
• Jan. 26: The district attorney requested information concerning an upstanding man, who had a restraining order against him, who was arrested after he contacted his ex-girlfriend and threatened her father.
• Jan. 25: An out of sorts woman who was causing a disturbance at In-N-Out was on the outs after police discovered she had several out-of-county warrants.

Morro Bay
• Jan. 15: A runaway miscreant was rounded up in the 300 block of Morro Bay Blvd., and turned over to his or her no doubt worried father.
• Jan. 14: Police responded at 4 p.m. to a bent fellow wreaking havoc in the 900 block of Main. He was nicked for being thick as a brick.
• Jan. 13: Police responded to the 200 block of Bradley and arrested a 50-year old woman for suspicion of physically and mentally abusing a senior citizen, and resisting arrest. In another example of modern incivility, police went to the 300 block of San Jacinto and arrested a man for assault after he allegedly conked someone over the head with a glass coffee pot, as a switch to decaf might be too late.
• Jan. 12: Some scoundrel stole power tools from the area of San Jacinto and Sandalwood, and another working fellow gets shafted.
• Jan. 12: Someone reported that his or her storage unit was raided by unknown rascals, in the 1000 block of Alesandro.
• Jan. 12: Police arrested a fraudulent woman who tried to pass counterfeit bills in the 900 block of Main.
• Jan. 11: Police and fire responded at 7:40 a.m. to a 3-car, injury crash at Hwy 1 and MBB. Five minutes later, someone reported presumably the same crash but with just two cars involved, for as they say, “All initial reports are wrong…”
• Jan. 10: Police are investigating a commercial burglary at Taco Bell, as the thieves no doubt made a run for the border.
• Jan. 10: Police halted a mini, late-night crime spree with the arrest of a 39-year-old man on burglary and prowling charges. According to logs, the master criminal broke into a business at 1798 Main, ransacked the place, and “removed merchandise.” He is also suspected of a break-in at Tratel MHP in the 1600 block of Main, and prowling in the 400 block of Atascadero Rd., which is just a round the corner. The bane of the neighborhood was booked into County Jail.
• Jan. 9: Police responded to a 2-car collision at 5:45 p.m. at Quintana Road and MBB, as the roundabout strikes again.
• Jan. 9: Police roused an apparently homeless fellow, 27, sleeping in the 600 block of Quintana at 5:35 a.m., cited him for illegal camping and let him go, to where, no one knows.
• Jan. 8: Police arrested a man in the 100 block of Kern for suspicion of elder abuse and tossed the rotten apple into the clink.
• Jan. 8: Police responded at 9:45 a.m. to Del Mar School after a kid r-u-n-n-o-f-t from school. Police caught up to the little rogue and returned him to school, but not before the hellion tore open the rear seat of the squad car.
• Jan. 8: Police and fire responded at 4 a.m. to the 500 block of Downing for a report of a car fire in the driveway of a house.
• Jan. 7: Someone found a purse in the 700 block of MBB and gave it to police to return. Someone else found an iPod in the 500 block of Atascadero Rd., and tuned it in. On the flip side, someone in the 400 block of Atascadero reported a missing golf cart, but that turned out to be unfounded and no doubt garnered a 2-stroke penalty.
• Jan. 2: At 2 a.m. police contacted a regular customer in the area of Morro and Marina, who was apparently acting suspiciously. Logs indicated officers arrested the 42-year-old model citizen for suspicion of being high on drugs, possessing a switchblade, and “several probation violations,” another case of will they never learn.
• Jan. 2: Police arrested a 35-year-old man for suspicion of burglary, for being high on drugs and for irking his parole agent by not checking in, at 10:31 a.m. in the 600 block of Quintana Rd. Logs indicated that same fellow was also charged with suspicion of burglary at the Morro Bay Library.
• Jan. 2: Police ran into some old friends at 3:17 p.m. being pests at Albertson’s Market. When they discovered the man was on probation, they searched him and of course found suspected drug paraphernalia, and later decided that he was blasted on drugs, too. So he was tossed to the nick. His lady friend had warrants and she too was sent to hoosegow.
• Jan. 2: Someone broke into a locked car in the 400 block of Hill and apparently stole whatever was handy.
• Jan. 1: Police are investigating several car burglaries in the 500 block of Atascadero Rd., but haven’t a clue as to who at this point.
• Jan. 1: Police responded at 8:24 a.m. to the area of Olive and Morro where they arrested a no doubt gobsmacked graffidiot for suspicion of “misappropriating property and defacing public property.”
• Jan. 1: Police responded at 2:40 a.m. to the 500 block of Atascadero Rd., where a citizen said some thief stole his or her car out of their driveway. Logs said the Highway Patrol later found the vehicle but not where. In an unrelated case, on Dec. 29, a woman was arrested for suspicion of attempted auto theft and tampering with a vehicle in the 2700 block of Main.
• Dec. 28: Police are investigating a reported case of indecent exposure that occurred at Rite Aid. According to logs, the naked truth is they don’t have a suspect, and the case remains open.
• Dec. 27: Police got a report of suspected sexual assault on a child at a home on Estero Avenue.

Pismo Beach
• Jan. 24: A caller on the 2500 block of Spyglass called regarding a boat in the water. Hmmm, isn’t that where they usually hang out?
• Jan. 24: A vehicle was stolen on the 900 block of Bakersfield. Another vehicle across the street was damaged, oh, and a shotgun shell was found in the street.
• Jan. 24: A woman was hit in the head with a lunchbox at Mary Herrington Park. She was cleared by medics and claimed the smack on the melon was accidental.
• Jan. 24: An SUV with a “child on board” sticker reportedly hit two cars in the Outlet Center before taking off. Perhaps the child was driving.
• Jan. 24: A guy with no shirt and carrying a baby was walking towards Oxford Suites. He checked out okay.
• Jan. 24: A B- double-E double-R U-N went bad at am/pm. A customer who purchased some beer was upset that he couldn’t later return it.
• Jan. 24: A caller reported a transient might be setting up camp at the creek near the 100 block of Seacliff. He was merely sitting down and resting, which is still legal.
• Jan. 24: Two tri-tip burritos were stolen from California Fresh.
• Jan. 24: A man and a woman were reportedly looking into the window at the psychic Palm Reader and then went behind the building. One was busted for being smashed, which could have been foretold.
• Jan. 24: A caller reported a possible boat on fire about 1-2 miles out to sea. Information was given to the fire department.
• Jan. 23: A man on Highway 1 near the Kon Tiki Inn reportedly pulled street signs into the bushes. Police were unable to locate the Hulk, but the fence was broken and pushed to the side. Caltrans knew about the incident that occurred when a wide-load vehicle hit the fence.
• Jan. 23: A caller reported a man spraying an unknown substance into the creek on the 400 block of Oceanview. It was weed killer sprayed on the property line.
• Jan. 23: A man at the Tides Motel, who had been drinking, was making threats and throwing things. He wanted a woman staying with him to leave, as there was a restraining order against him for a non-specified reason, so naturally, he refused to step outside to talk to an officer. He was hauled off to settle down behind bars.
• Jan. 23: A mother reported that her son had left home 3-1/2 hours earlier. She spoke to him later, and he said that he was somewhere on the beach having slipped down a cliff and injured his leg.
• Jan. 22: A caller at about 3:45 a.m. on the 100 block of Viento reported seeing something strange on her surveillance camera — a younger male, dressed all in black walking down the street.
• Jan. 22: A Lexus and a Jaguar were keyed on the 500 block of Price Street, which could prove to be pricey. The suspects took off in an SUV. The caller believed the perpetrators were two women in their 50s, Thelma and Louise 2018.

San Luis Obispo
• Jan. 26: Police were called at 6:40 a.m. to the Sierra Vista Hospital ambulance bay for some no doubt sick individual actin’ a fooligan.
• Jan. 26: Dispatch got a 9-1-1 call at 5 a.m. from a hysterical woman going nuts about some undisclosed drama at the Strawberry Stand on LOVR. No report was needed.
• Jan. 26: Police were called at 2:22 a.m. to the County Airport and the Cal Fire Sta. 21 to deal with a transient harasstard, 50-60-years old, with grey hair, blue jeans and jacket. He apparently took flight.
• Jan. 26: A woman in the 3500 block of Bullock called at 2:13 a.m. to report some schnookered sneak was trying to break into her backyard garden shed.
• Jan. 26: Police responded at 12:46 a.m. to Mo Tav on Higuera and arrested a 21-year-old toddy stricken dude for being zosted.
• Jan. 25: Police responded at 10:44 p.m. to the Frog and Peach Pub on Higuera after some tadpole upset the lily pad with funny money.
• Jan. 25: Someone complained about loud music and people having a garage party at 10:33 p.m. in the 1500 block of Slack. Some slacker was cited. He only had eight friends, too.
• Jan. 25: Police were called at 10:10 p.m. to the Wells Fargo Bank Lot in the 600 block of Marsh to check the welfare of a guy who’d been sleeping in the parking lot since about 8. Ol’ Ripped van Winkle, 41, was hauled to the hoosegow for drunk in public.
• Jan. 25: Police were called at 9:55 p.m. to the 500 block of Higuera after some apparently clumsy pixie fell and hurt her knee outside Sandy’s Liquors.
• Jan. 25: Someone in the 100 block of Brook called at 9:32 p.m. to complain about 10 loud people, standing outside, playing loud music with a disco strobe light flashing, evidence once again that disco sucked. No violation, as light pollution is not yet against the law.
• Jan. 25: A citizen at Woodbridge and Lawton called at 8:30 p.m. to report some guy standing in the street screaming profanities at a woman. No arrests and no word on what the screaming was all about.
• Jan. 25: Starbucks on Chorro called at 6:40 to report a suspicious man checking car doors in the parking lot. The squirrel rabbited. The Courtyard by Marriott on Calle Joaquin called at 6:46 to report a transient man peering into parked car windows. He ghosted. Then at 7 p.m. someone reported a suspicious transient hanging around behind Christians Mattress Express on Madonna. He was given the bums rush.
• Jan. 25: Police were called at 6:14 p.m. to the 1000 block of Court where some lemonhead inside Powell’s Sweet Shoppe was swinging around a pocket knife. Police sheathed the menace.
• Jan. 25: A man called at 6 p.m. from the 1700 block of Quail and said he just saw some woman driver hit a parked car and then hit the gas.
• Jan. 25: Someone complained about a homeless woman panhandling in the parking lot outside Trader Joes on Higuera.
• Jan. 25: A suffering parent in the 2300 block of Lawton told police his or her 16-year-old minx daughter walked out of the house, because she got in trouble, a case of Waaa!!!
• Jan. 25: Logs indicated the County Director of Social Services reported a possible case of elder abuse in the 3000 block of Augusta.
• Jan. 25: An observant citizen at the Amtrak Station called at 4:16 p.m. to report some apparent hobo sleeping on the railroad tracks. He was advised to haul his caboose outta there.
• Jan. 25: A man in the 1700 block of Tanglewood told police someone stole half of his W-2 out of his mailbox, and a report was written, so he could tell Uncle Sam.
• Jan. 25: Police were called at 12:40 p.m. to the 1300 block of Monterey where a commercial truck driver whined that somebody parked in the commercial loading zone and now he can’t park there. The car was gone when police arrived at the priority call, some 45 minutes later.
• Jan. 25: A citizen in the 700 block of Woodbridge at Valley Mazda said some guy had been living in his limousine parked there for the past four days, an apparent case of being homeless with a bit of style. Police issued a move-it or lose-it ticket, so he’s got three more days.
• Jan. 25: Police were called to check the welfare of someone in the 1100 block of Iris after an alarm tripped. The caller was the owner of the alarm company who said he showed up to the wrong address for a repair by mistake, and now he’ll have to fire himself.
• Jan. 25: Police responded to the first block of Stenner where a kid said his bike was stolen even though he locked it to a bike rack. Seems the thief took everything but left the locked-up front wheel. In an unrelated bike case, someone at The Village on Broad reported a grey Trek bike was left on the property. In a third bike caper, someone stole locked bikes from a backyard in the 1000 block of Mill.
• Jan. 25: Someone at the Ramada Inn on Olive discovered a man and woman sleeping in the motel laundry room at 9:20 a.m. and asked police to put ‘em on the spin cycle.
• Jan. 25: Police were called at 8:53 a.m. to the Laguna Village Shopping Center to deal with a mulish transient panhandler refusing to leave the premises. He was gone when police arrived.
• Jan. 25: Police were called at 7:25 a.m. to the 1300 block of Garden where a woman said some SOB was using a leaf blower next to her bedroom window, in this week’s example of why we need SWAT.
• Jan. 25: Some scoundrel broke out the rear passenger window and ransacked a silver Acura MDX parked in the Marsh Street parking garage but apparently didn’t find anything worth stealing.

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