Two women were robbed, one woman was arrested and a burglary was interrupted in separate crimes. Fulton and Octavia streets, 5:18 p.m. TuesdayA 28-year-old woman was robbed of her purse, police said. Two men and a woman snatched the purse and ran. When the victim tried to follow, they pointed a gun at her and told her to back off. 4000 block of 26th Street, 4:47 a.m. Monday Read More
A Mongols motorcycle club member was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for the murder of the president of the San Francisco chapter of the Hells Angels, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Christopher Bryan Ablett, 39, killed 46-year-old Mark “Papa” Guardado on Sept. 2, 2008, outside a Mission district bar near 24th and Treat streets, U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag said. Read More
A woman was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday in front of her Marina district home, police Officer Albie Esparza said.
The 32-year-old victim was opening her garage when she arrived home near Divisadero and Bay streets at 8:53 p.m. when a man holding a gun approached and told her to “give him everything she had,” police said.
The gun-toting goon reportedly pulled her into the garage while another suspect rifled through her car and snatched her cellphone. She was thrown to the ground before the crooks fled, Esparza said. Read More
300 block of Monterey Boulevard, 8:25 a.m. Monday
A man’s bike, helmet and sunglasses were stolen, police said. The victim saw that the cabinet where he kept his bike had been forced open.
Unit block of Phelan Avenue, 5:15 p.m. Monday
A City College of San Francisco student’s tripod was stolen, police said. The victim was working on a film project with classmates and had left the tripod in the hall for a few minutes. When he returned, it was gone.
800 block of Connecticut Street, 4:30 p.m. Sunday Read More
Just one more beer.
A Bayview man was cited and arrested for allegedly imbibing a beer while “throwing bones” Saturday in Mendell Plaza.
Bike-riding cops in the 1400 block of Mendell Street saw the man drinking a beer outside while playing dominoes about 1:45 p.m., police said. He was detained and given a citation.
The man then went to a nearby liquor store, bought another beer and began drinking it in front of the officers. They approached him again, but he fled. Read More
A man was stabbed after exiting a 14-Mission Muni bus Tuesday morning, police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said.
The 42-year-old was on the bus near 26th Street about 1:20 a.m. when four young men asked him his gang affiliation, police said. The victim left the bus, but the four thugs followed and attacked him, Andraychak said.
The man was punched and then felt a sharp pain in his chest, he told police, adding that he noticed at least one of the suspects was holding knife. Read More
Police and the Fire Department were called to the scene of three suspicious fires this past weekend.1000 block of Connecticut Street7:50 p.m. SaturdayIt ain’t easy being green. An unknown arsonist lit an 8-foot-by-6 patch of grass on fire and fled, police said. Plymouth and Holloway avenues12:36 a.m. SaturdayFrom hot off the press to burning on the hood. An unknown firebug stacked newspapers on the hood of a 50-year-old woman’s car and set them ablaze, causing damage to the vehicle, police said. 200 block of Trumbull Street Read More
Three people were critically injured in separate crimes last week, police reported Monday, and two suspects are still at large. On Saturday, a 62-year-old man was struck in a hit-and-run in North Beach, police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said. The victim was crossing Columbus Avenue near Green Street about 11:18 p.m. when a white, late-1990s Chevy Suburban with tinted windows hit him, Andraychak said. The last two digits of the license plate number are 24. No driver description was available. Read More
Cops thwarted a robbery in South of Market on Sunday night and shot at the alleged thief after he drew a gun, police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said. Derryck King, 39, of Hayward was arrested on charges of robbery and assault with a deadly weapon after trying to steal a 30-year-old woman’s purse, Andraychak said. The officers were driving through the intersection of Mission and Fremont streets about 10:40 p.m. when they heard a woman scream, Andraychak said. Read More
Drunken driving charges were thrown at Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey on Thursday after the football player was intercepted by police last month speeding and weaving on the Bay Bridge, law enforcement officials said.
Heyward-Bey, 25, was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol about 2 a.m. April 7 while driving his 2012 Range Rover, Officer Tony Tam said. Read More
He wasn’t much of a cat burglar, but he was taken down by a dog.
A man was arrested Wednesday night after the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said he used his car to break in to a Redwood City business.
The business owner used remote surveillance to watch Carlos Molina-Zavala, 21, of San Jose stealing clothing from the store, Sgt. Vincent Bedolla said. Read More
16th and Mission streets 1 a.m. Wednesday
A man was assaulted and robbed, police said. The victim was talking on his cellphone when he was struck from behind with an unknown object. As he watched the assailant flee, he realized his phone was gone.
17th and Dolores streets 1:50 a.m. Wednesday
A woman was robbed by four other women, police said. The crooks brandished a gun and demanded the victim’s purse. The victim pulled her wallet out, threw it at the crooks and fled. The crooks fled with the wallet by car. Read More
A woman was robbed and bruised in a Mission district robbery Tuesday, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said.
The 42-year-old was at a store about 3:15 p.m. when she put her phone down on a counter, Fong said. Another customer then told her that a man and a woman had fled with it.
The victim tried to buy back her phone, but it was again pilfered when she feigned taking a picture of the man, Fong said. She was punched by the man after chasing after him. Read More
A man sustained serious injuries after being struck with a baseball bat in a Bayview district supermarket parking lot Tuesday night, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said.
The victim was in the lot in the 300 block of Williams Avenue about 10:30 p.m. when a man approached and struck him in the head with a bat, Fong said. Read More
A man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving Tuesday night after crashing his car into another car on Treasure Island and injuring three people, including an 11-year-old boy who was left in critical condition, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said.
The victims were on the shoulder of Avenue M just north of California Avenue about 9:30 p.m. when their car was struck. A 31-year-old man and the 11-year-old were outside of the car, Fong said. A 9-year-old boy was still in the vehicle.
William Collister, 38, of San Francisco was charged in the crash. Read More