Do you know where your crack rock has been?
On March 4, police said, a man in the Bayview district was found with 32 individually wrapped rocks of crack cocaine that were concealed “between his buttocks.”
About noon that day, a gang task force unit told housing police in the 200 block of Westpoint Road that a man was carrying a large amount of narcotics near the basketball courts. Read More
A sex-crazed slasher is being sought in connection with a late-night attack Monday on a woman who was simply walking home in the Tenderloin.
The woman, 33, was sliced across the cheek and stabbed in the arm after refusing the deranged stranger’s request for oral sex, police said. The victim reportedly did not know the suspect. The attack happened in the 400 block of Ellis Street, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
The Thug Lords have been evicted.
A vicious street gang known as the Cambodian Crips was stripped of its headquarters, City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Tuesday, as part of a settlement with the landlord of a reportedly bedbug-infested, crime-ridden Tenderloin apartment building. Read More
A San Francisco jury acquitted a Potrero Terrace woman of murder charges in the stabbing death of another woman last year, the Public Defender’s Office announced Tuesday.
After a nine-day trial, Maria Elena Burgos, 49, was found to have acted in self-defense when she stabbed Ernestine “Buttercup” Herron, 26, in the neck during a confrontation on a street in the housing projects where both women lived, according to the defense. Read More
A man who claimed that he repeatedly stabbed another man whose wife stepped on his foot without apologizing did not give cops the whole story, police said.
More details have been released about the vicious and bizarre brawl in the Tenderloin on June 26 that has Johnnie Jones, 47, of San Francisco, facing multiple felony charges. Read More
This could go down as one of the worst cover-ups in San Francisco crime history.A parolee who was apparently trying to conceal his identity by wearing a camouflage bandanna across his face did more to attract the cops who arrested him Sunday night than to stay on the down-low.The master of disguise was booked into jail on narcotics and parole violation charges, Bayview station police said. Read More
The City has sued the landlord of a Tenderloin apartment building for allegedly forcing tenants to live in bedbug-ridden squalor with drug-dealing gang members keeping them “like prisoners in their own homes.” Read More