this does not quite live up to the baby-left-in-the-garbage-can-that-turned-out-to-be-a-buritto-story from the palo alto daily news police blotter, but it's close.
from the police blotter of the carmel pine cone: MONDAY, MAY 23
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Engine and ambulance responded to the reported smell of natural gas at the San Carlos Street art gallery. An employee had detected the smell of natural gas in the gallery’s lower-level office. The area was checked with the gas detector, with negative results. Smell of natural gas turned out to be burritos and Spanish rice being warmed up in the microwave.