A couple that had just kissed and made up from a lover's spat on a Tenderloin sidewalk Tuesday night were interrupted by a pair of violent crooks, police said.
A 29-year-old man was lying on the ground kissing his girlfriend when two thugs, a man and woman weighing a combined 500 pounds, assaulted him and snatched his wallet in the 300 block of Turk Street about 9:20 p.m., police said. Read More
A man who claims he was stabbed for no reason on a sketchy South of Market side street Wednesday is in critical condition at a hospital, while the victim of a nearby shooting that occurred at about the same time also is asking cops, “Why me?” Read More
A woman annoyed that a San Francisco cop had written her a parking ticket apparently forgot she was wanted on a $30,000 warrant.The suspect who scoffed at numerous attempts by a San Francisco police officer to issue her a parking citation in Potrero Hill on Tuesday ended up in jail after the frustrated cop conducted a records check on the woman. Police learned she was wanted on charges of battery and — you guessed it — resisting arrest, police at the Bayview Station said. Read More
Can’t we all just get along? Two people were cut and stabbed in separate roommate arguments last weekend, police said Monday, in the latest incidents of deteriorating domestic relations. The first attack occurred about 5:48 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of Jackson Street, police said. A 43-year-old man was involved in an argument with his roommate, a 32-year-old man, and it turned physical, police said. The 32-year-old stabbed the other man in his torso. Read More
An argument over drugs turned bloody Tuesday in the Tenderloin when a man was cut in the forehead, police Officer Albie Esparza said. The 38-year-old victim and another man were allegedly arguing over money and drugs in the 300 block of Jones Street about 11:30 p.m. During the argument, the attacker pulled out either a razor blade or small pocket knife and sliced the victim’s forehead, Esparza said. Read More
This roommate argument is right out of the dark ages.
A 47-year-old man was seriously burned with hot oil by his roommate during an argument in their Tenderloin apartment Tuesday, police said.
The victim was reading in the kitchen about 2:45 a.m. when his roommate, identified by police as 48-year-old Felipe Manrique, pictured, came home, appearing to be intoxicated, police Sgt. Daryl Fong said. Read More
Phuc Van Le, 44, was acquitted of murder Thursday after testifying that he brandished a kitchen knife to ward off two men who refused to leave his apartment in the early morning of Feb. 6, 2010, the Public Defender’s Office said.“This is a case of a man who was forced to defend himself against a pair of assailants who attacked him with broken bottles,” Le’s attorney, Manohar Raju, said in a statement. Read More
San Francisco police have arrested a suspect in a fatal beating death in the Tenderloin last fall, they said. Jarrett Earl Campbell, 41, of San Francisco, was detained Tuesday in Oakland, police said. Campbell was booked into San Francisco County Jail and charged with murder in the death of David Hutching. Hutching, 42, was brutally beaten in an Oct. 14 attack in the 400 block of Ellis Street. He succumbed to his injuries Oct. 26. Read More
A man was stabbed during an apparent spat over drugs and an allegedly missing cellphone in the Tenderloin on Monday night, police said.The victim, 19, who suffered life-threatening stab wounds to the torso and arm, told cops he was attacked after leaving a knife-toting druggie’s apartment building in the 600 block of Ellis Street about 9:40 p.m. Read More
This thug took a page from Mike Tyson’s book. A woman was bit in the ear and robbed in the Tenderloin on Wednesday, police said. The 51-year-old victim was in the 100 block of Eddy Street around 11:50 p.m. when a man in his 40s came up and jammed his hands into her pockets, police said. The victim tried to prevent the brute from taking her cash so he bit her in the ear. The savage fled on foot with her cash, police said. No arrest has been made. Read More