These crooks were real cutpurses.
A man had his wallet literally cut from his pants during a robbery in the Tenderloin on Tuesday, police said. Read More
District Attorney George Gascón on Thursday all but called a police investigation into a fatal traffic accident last year lackluster. The incident involved a former member of the Billionaire Boys Club, a group of young, rich and crooked investors who turned into criminals in the 1980s.
And now the suspect has gone missing. Read More
A 55-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault after he reportedly slammed a woman’s head into a parked car in the Tenderloin on Tuesday, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.Jesse Flores, a San Francisco resident, was reportedly hanging on the corner of Mason and Eddy streets at about 3 p.m. when he and the 48-year-old victim got into an argument. Read More
A Tenderloin man was beaten with exercise weights and a kitchen table leg, and also bitten and strangled, after asking a 27-year-old woman who was high on meth and booze to leave his apartment Thursday, police said.
Officers responded to a residence in the 300 block of Eddy Street at about 7:30 a.m. and found the 37-year-old victim with lacerations, a bite wound and bruising on his neck, Sgt. Dennis Toomer said. Read More
The man accused of stabbing another man in the ear with a syringe in the Tenderloin Monday was not only trying to steal malt liquor, as stated by the victim.
“I stuck him with it because he shot up all my heroin,” 43-year-old suspect Ronald Brian Morgan told police, it was reported Friday. Read More
A man was stabbed in the ear with an unloaded syringe and his beer was stolen during a vicious brawl with another man in the Tenderloin Monday, police said.
Police responded to Eddy and Jones streets at about 1 p.m. and found a 43-year-old man bleeding, with a puncture wound to his ear. The injury was minor and the victim refused medical attention, police said. Read More
A man who got into an spat over money with a Tenderloin stripper early Wednesday was jumped by 15 men and robbed, according to police.
The argument between the 46-year-old man and a female dancer in her early 20s reportedly began in the New Century strip club at 816 Larkin St. at about 3 a.m. The spat then continued on the 700 block of O’Farrell Street, Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A woman was arrested last weekend for attacking an 83-year-old Russian woman who was waiting in a Tenderloin food line, police said.On Sunday, police were called to a food line on Ellis Street on a report that the elderly woman had been held against a wall, hit, and threatened by another woman “who did not like Russians,” police said.Several witnesses reportedly told officers there had been previous similar incidents involving the same suspect. Read More
Military veterns who have been working on a mural in a Tenderloin alleyway altered it recently to highlight the increasing problem of suicide among former soldiers.
In Shannon Alley, which is located near Geary and Taylor streets, there are dozens of murals painted by various veterans as part of a project started in 2011 by Amos Gregory, a veteran from the Gulf War era. Read More
Swarms of blood-thirsty gang thugs were apparently prowling the Mid-Market and Tenderloin districts with knives Wednesday night, leaving police to investigate two separate stabbings within a 20-minute period. Read More