Authorities busted two men during a police sting conducted on Monday, one for allegedly pimping out a minor, according to the SFPD. Jaquain Young, 39, of San Francisco, reportedly recruited a minor for commercial sexual services. According to the cops, Young agreed to meet the juvenile at 48th Avenue and Point Lobos, where he and 25-year-old Ijeoma Ogbuagu were both arrested.
A man was assaulted with a baseball bat in Bernal Heights on Sunday, police said.The 41-year-old victim was in an argument with a 26-year-old man in the 100 block of Highland Avenue about 11 p.m., police said, when the younger man became agitated, went and got a baseball bat, struck the victim in the head and fled the scene.
A woman was injured in a drive-by shooting in the Bayview on Sunday, police said.The 40-year-old victim was sitting in a car with two men in the 2400 block of Griffith Street about 4 a.m. when a silver vehicle drove along side and opened fire, police said.Bullets struck the victim’s car and an apartment, police said. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to her leg and is hospitalized in nonlife-threatening condition.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco today reinstated the murder conviction and death penalty of a Santa Clara County man who has been on death row for 33 years.
A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a 2011 decision in which a federal district judge in Oakland overturned the conviction of Marvin Pete Walker, 53, and ordered a new trial.
The man accused of holding four hostages during a six-hour standoff in the Bayview district Wednesday morning following a botched robbery has been identified as William Carter, 22, of San Francisco.
Carter and three accomplices — Damien Thomas, 33; Joseph Hall, 30; and Daniel Contreras, 40 — were booked on multiple charges related to the armed heist at a permitted marijuana-growing operation in the 2100 block of Jennings Street, police said.
A man accused of a fatal shooting on a busy intersection in San Francisco's Bayview District on Monday morning pleaded not guilty today to murder charges.
Cameron Williams, 22, also known as Charles Wilson, is suspected of gunning down Dominic Scott, also 22, at 8:24 a.m. Monday at Third Street and Palou Avenue. Williams fled after the shooting but was arrested shortly afterward a few blocks away at Quesada Avenue and Keith Street, police said.
A man’s split-second decision to protect his family helped deter shotgun-toting robbers in the Sunset district Monday afternoon.
Just before 3 p.m., the 36-year-old man was reportedly washing a vehicle in his driveway in the 1600 block of 33rd Avenue when he was approached from behind by a teenager with a short-barrel shotgun and another suspect. The teen pointed the shotgun at the man and ordered him to stand up and lead them into his home, Officer Gordon Shyy said.
Here's one shotgun offense that fell short.Two hooligans walked away empty-handed after their attempts to rob some men near the Civic Center today were foiled by fleet feet, police said.The duo, one of which was armed with a shotgun, approached the victims on the 1100 block of Market Street at about 3:55 a.m. They first cornered a 36-year-old man and demanded his cellphone. When they pointed the shotgun at him, he ran away, police said.
A “growling” woman with a knife was arrested Friday after raising the knife over her head in front of the Hall of Justice, according to police.
About 1:15 p.m., police said, an officer in full uniform was entering the courthouse at 850 Bryant St. when he encountered the 43-year-old woman, who had been walking out of the building.
After seeing the cop, she reportedly “raised the knife over her head and growled at the officer.”
This suspect was apparently weighed down by his criminal cravings.
A parolee was arrested Friday on suspicion of consuming $70 worth of food at a San Carlos sports bar and leaving without paying the bill, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.