Paranoid Calls to Police Increase with Coronavirus, Snitching Too


Call it growing fear of coronavirus, or just people going stir-crazy — but cops are getting some strange, paranoid and even troubling phone calls.

Law enforcement sources in L.A. tell TMZ … a major uptick in these bizarre calls started after California’s Gov. Newsom issued the “stay at home” order last week — an order many are taking VERY seriously.

For instance … we’re told people have called to report neighbors for exercising in their yards or simply eating outside. Others have ratted on their neighbors or nearby businesses because gardeners and landscapers are still showing up to work on their properties.

Fact is, those activities aren’t illegal, but some L.A. residents clearly frown upon them. Landscaping is considered an…