A 29-year-old man was beaten and robbed of his cellphone, wallet and bicycle as he waited for the bus near the Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center on Geary Boulevard, police said. Read More
A drunken man was stabbed after bumping into another man in the Mission District Tuesday night, police said.
The 50-year-old victim was reportedly heavily intoxicated while walking in the 2800 block of Mission Street, near the 24th Street BART station, when he bumped into a 45-year-old man who was wearing a sun hat.
The two men got into an argument, and the victim ended up with a stab wound.
However, the victim “couldn’t recall” what the argument was about when police responded to the scene, police Officer Albie Esparza said.
The suspect fled after the attack and had not been found Read More
Police responding to a call about a dog bite in the Bayview district last weekend encountered something even worse: a human.
At 2:12 p.m. Sunday in the area of Underwood Avenue and Keith Street, a 55-year-old woman told cops, the most vicious dog in her neighborhood was actually her son’s friend, Terrell Wilson, 42, of San Francisco.
According to the woman, Wilson had his pit bull attack her after she rejected his sexual advances. Read More
A 12-year-old boy is facing charges after he was caught behind the wheel of a stolen car in the Bayview district last weekend, police said.At 2:44 p.m. Saturday, police said, officers responded to the area of Palou Avenue and Hawes Street on a report of a vehicle being driven by a 12-year-old.Sure enough, they reportedly found that vehicle parked in the 1100 block of Palou with the pre-teen behind the wheel.“The suspect admitted to driving the car around the block, but could not tell the officers who the vehicle belonged to,” police said. Read More
A Reno man accused of stabbing a woman to death in his hometown last month has also become the prime suspect in the 2010 slaying of a homeless man in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.After 36-year-old Daniel Hill was taken into custody in connection with a casino parking lot killing, detectives were able to link him to the murder of 53-year-old Michael Ponder on Aug. 28, 2010, police said. Read More
A man brought to the hospital with a stab wound on his arm told police he was attacked outside a Polk Street nightclub early Tuesday.
At about 1:30 a.m., according to the 22-year-old man, he was outside the club Noble, which is located between Turk and Eddy streets, when he got into an argument with four men.
During the brawl, the victim said he was stabbed by one of the men. However, the victim could not describe the suspects or the vehicle they fled in, police said. Read More
Police are hunting for those responsible for an arson incident last weekend at a Financial District restaurant.
The one-alarm fire broke out at 7 Pleasures California Grill & Bakery at 554 Commercial St., which is about a block from the Transamerica Pyramid building.
A firefighter was reportedly transported to a hospital with minor injuries while battling the blaze. However, officials said the fire was quickly extinguished. Read More
A recycling center located across the street from the Lowe’s home improvement center in the Bayview was robbed at gunpoint Saturday morning, police said.
A 21-year-old employee at Our Planet Recycling at 531 Bayshore Blvd. told police the crook had turned in a ticket for recycling just before 7:30 a.m. When the victim opened her register, police said, the suspect, a man in his 30s, pulled out a handgun and bag and demanded cash. Read More
Cellphone thefts not only run rampant on San Francisco streets, they also can happen right in your work cubicle.
An office in downtown San Francisco was reportedly burglarized in the middle of the workday Thursday, the second such heist in a week.
About 1:30 p.m., an unidentified man reportedly walked into a fifth-floor office at 27 Maiden Lane, near Kearny and Market streets, while employees were in a meeting.
“The man was able to walk around inside of the unlocked office for several minutes before he was spotted,” according to Central Station police. Read More
A man who was hit with a baseball bat in a Western Addition park on Tuesday was accused of striking out with the assailant’s girlfriend, police said.The attack reportedly occurred at Raymond Kimball Playground near Geary Boulevard and Steiner Street at about 4:45 p.m.The victim had been drinking all day with the couple, police said, even though he had only known the pair for one day.At one point the girlfriend accused the victim of hitting on her. The enraged boyfriend then smacked him in the head with a baseball bat, police said.No arrests were reported. Read More
A 31-year-old woman was viciously robbed inside a liquor store near San Francisco’s Powell Station early Friday, according to police.Just before 2 a.m., two female thugs in their 20s reportedly attacked the victim without warning inside the Superette store at 128 Eddy St., a block west of the transit hub.One of the goons punched her, knocking her to the ground, police said, and then the both punched and kicked her before swiping her cash.Officers were called and two suspects were taken into custody, however, police woudn't release their names at this time. Read More
An intoxicated young man who had blocked the path of a Muni bus by standing in front of it during a recent morning commute might have egged a woman minutes earlier.
About 6:55 a.m. Monday, police were called about a man preventing a bus’s movement at 33rd Avenue and Clement Street in the Outer Richmond district. Officers reportedly arrived to find two men in their late teens helping their highly intoxicated friend who was about the same age get off the street. Read More
An unemployed cabbie was convicted Thursday of stalking a Brisbane police officer in protest of his DUI arrest.
Prosecutors said Khalil Jaser called his arresting officer 152 times -- leaving 54 messages over three weeks -- following his July 28 bust on suspicion of misdemeanor DUI. Read More
A massive man who failed to push his way into a packed Muni bus in the Excelsior district last weekend reportedly punched and strangled a 15-year-old girl and also hit her mother.
As of Wednesday, police were still hunting for the pushy thug who launched the shocking attack on the teenager at Mission Street and Onondaga Avenue, about two blocks from Balboa High School.
The assault turned into a robbery, Officer Albie Esparza said, when a friend of the attacker stole the mother’s purse during the melee. Read More
Apparently it was the crook who was being held up.
A robber threatened to shoot a store clerk in Lower Pacific Heights on Wednesday for being too slow at handing over the cash, police said.
The suspect, described as a 45-year-old man, reportedly entered a store in the 1900 block of Fillmore Street about 4:50 p.m. and demanded money from the register. The female clerk “wasn’t working fast enough” for the suspect, police said, so he “put a hard object to her back and told her he would shoot if she did not hurry up.” Read More