The runup to Halloween brought out the drunk and the weird to emergency dispatch.

Like the extremely intoxicated dude in Warrenton who greeted trick-or-treaters in the nude. Trick, definitely, trick.

And then there was the stolen fruit. And the teenagers charging elk that were bedding down. Some free advice: Elk don’t forget.

Follow reporter Kyle Spurr on his 9-1-What? Twitter watch, where a few of the sometimes head-scratching calls to area dispatch take center stage. The full feed is at

{10/31 @ 5:57 p.m.} Extremely intoxicated man answering the door nude to trick or treaters. #Warrenton

{10/16 @ 2:13 p.m.} Caller requested assistance regarding stolen fruit. #Astoria

{10/17 @ 1:46 p.m.} A group of teenage boys charged at about 40 elk that were bedding down. #Gearhart

{10/17 @ 4:45 p.m.} Two boys were shoving and kicking a vending machine. #Astoria

{10/18 @ 7:50 p.m.} While children were playing outside, someone was pointing lasers at them. #Warrenton

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