Your week in Californians complaining to the police about stupid shit
Sometimes it’s the criminals, sometimes it’s the callers, but either way, we’re soft as shit in California. And weirdos. Can’t forget that:
BURLINGAME – Vancouver Avenue, 6:50 p.m. May 23 A resident complained about a solicitor, a man with crooked teeth who was offering upgrades for AT&T customers.
Chula Vista Avenue, 11:50 p.m. Thursday A female throwing pots and pans was reported to be creating a disturbance.
BELMONT – Ralston Avenue, 10:47 p.m. Monday An elderly resident at a senior facility called police and said that he wanted to go home.
Cipriani Boulevard, 9:46 a.m. Wednesday A man in his 70s wearing a beige shirt and matching hat was seen going through a garbage can.
CAMPBELL – 1500 block of Silacci Drive, Saturday Two koi were stolen from a pond in the front a residence.
500 block of West Rincon Avenue, 9:30 a.m. Monday Police were unable to locate a man in his late 70s accused of grabbing a woman and trying to kiss her.
ATHERTON – Stockbridge Avenue, 1:27 p.m. Saturday A man in a resident’s frontyard asked to use the restroom. The resident turned him down, and the man walked away.
FOSTER CITY – Niantic Drive, 10:13 a.m. May 22 A person reported being tricked by a person claiming to be with the IRS and losing nearly $9,000.
Dory Lane, 8:28 p.m. May 22 A resident who collected three soccer balls kicked accidentally over a fence and into a parking lot was refusing to answer the door.
Plaza View Lane, 7:52 p.m. May 21 A red Mini Cooper was reported to be parked crooked in a handicap stall. An officer responded, determined the vehicle was only somewhat crooked and that no violation had occurred.
WOODSIDE – 4000 block of Woodside Road, 4:28 p.m. May 10 A telephone pole got in the way of a driver who looked away “for only a second” when his cellphone rang.
REDWOOD CITY – El Camino Real, 1:23 a.m. Thursday A man who didn’t have enough money to buy a beer, opened it inside the store, started drinking and walked out. As a result, an arrest was made.
Twin Dolphin Drive, 2:02 p.m. Thursday Loose goats from a neighboring property were reported. Hundreds of them.
Thanks to Mercury News