The age old saying of “looking both ways when crossing” the street should also be applied whenever stepping off a curb.
A New Year’s Day incident sent one female to the hospital after she was run over by a car twice while trying to catch a cab.
According to San Francisco police, a 24-year-old female had stepped into the street at the 800 block of Brannan Street around 1:30 a.m. Saturday to hail a taxi.
A shotgun couldn’t intimidate a 24-year-old woman into giving up her cash Sunday, cops said. The woman was at the train station at 3rd and Palou streets around 5:15 p.m. when four young reprobates between ages 15 and 17 approached her, police said. One of the punks whipped out a shotgun and demanded the woman’s money, police said. The women struggled with the armed suspect, forcing the punks to flee without the cash, cops said. No arrests have been made.
Two crooks robbed a 33-year-old man of his cash Saturday night, and both were rather adamant about asking the victim not to call cops, police said. The first crook, a woman in her 20s, reached into his pocket, swiped his money and told him not to call police in the 600 block of South Van Ness Avenue around 9:50 p.m., police said.
A 26-year-old man was stabbed and robbed of his wallet on New Year’s Day, police said. Two men in their mid-20s attacked the victim in the 300 block of Division Street around 2:30 a.m., police said. The hooligans stabbed him several times while he was on the ground before swiping his wallet and fleeing, police said. The victim’s wounds were not life-threatening, cops said. No arrest has been email@example.com
A 30-year-old man was robbed of his green card, Social Security card and cell phone in the Tenderloin district Sunday morning, police said.Cops are hunting two men in their late 20s for robbery at the intersection of Ellis and Leavenworth streets around 6:05 a.m., police said.One suspect put a knife to the victim’s stomach and searched his pockets, while the other claimed the stolen items, police said. The suspects fled and there have been no arrests.
Public Defender Jeff Adachi had a victorious 24 hours last week with three separate acquittals that prevented three people for spending a year behind bars.
In one instance, a caregiver to the elderly was driving her grandmother’s minivan when an officer attempted to pull her over for a broken tail light but told the jury she had no idea she was being pulled over, according to Adachi’s office.
A 43-year-old San Francisco man was cited by police three separate times on Wednesday for having an open container of alcohol, police said.
Police said they arrested him after the third citation, which happened near the intersection of Carl and Cole streets around 3 p.m. He was charged with creating a public nuisance.
A manhunt stemming from a Daly City burglary Wednesday ended at the Serramonte Shopping Center, police said.
Dashawn Simmons, 21, of Oakland, and Clarence Stimpson, 22, of San Leandro, were arrested in connection with a burglary of a home in the 600 block of Skyline Drive.
Residents told cops the suspects had broken a window and entered the home around 10:30 a.m.
A 44-year-old man who yelled and tried to kick passing cars on Highway 101 in the Marina district late Wednesday was assaulted by an angry driver, police said.The man reportedly kicked a gray SUV at Richardson Avenue and Chestnut Street around 11 p.m. The driver of the SUV, a man in his mid-30s, got out of his car and punched the car-kicker in the face, police said.The car-kicker fell to the ground and his head smacked on the street, police said.
Authorities are forewarning drivers about DUI checkpoints around the Bay Area for the New Year’s weekend.In San Francisco on New Year’s, there will be a checkpoint at Eighth and Folsom streets between 8:30 p.m. and 3 a.m. SFPD also plans a six-officer motorcycle DUI patrol that night.Also, take heed on Bay Area highways. As many as 80 percent of all available California Highway Patrol uniformed officers will be out in force for the New Year’s holiday, CHP said.