A sketch was released Thursday of a person of interest in the June 12 slaying of Steven “Eriq” Escalon, the latest example of violence targeting gay men. The man was reportedly seen getting into a cab with Escalon in front of a Castro district bar the day of his death. Read More
The San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday night decided again to hold off on allowing the Police Department to use Tasers.Police Chief Greg Suhr had asked the commission for permission to allow the department to start a pilot program with the stun guns following a fatal officer-involved shooting in The City’s Financial District last month. Read More
A man was assaulted and stabbed in the Mission district Tuesday, police said. The 20-year-old victim was walking in the area of 14th and Minna streets about 6:50 p.m. when three men in a white mini van drove by, police said. The men got out of the van and attacked the victim, police said. One of the men stabbed the victim several times before the three of them fled in the van. Read More
A man was robbed of his cellphone while riding the F-Market line Tuesday, police said. The 51-year-old victim was texting on his phone in the 700 block of Market Street about 9:15 p.m. when a man aged 25 to 30 yanked the phone from his hands and fled the streetcar on foot, police said. The suspect chased after the crook a short distance, police said, but the crook knocked him to the ground and continued his escape. No arrest has been made. firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
Police are searching for at least two suspects in a shooting that killed one and left another with life-threatening injuries in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood Wednesday night.The shooting was reported at 10:03 p.m. in the 3000 block of San Bruno Avenue, Officer Gordon Shyy said.The two victims were standing in front of a building there when two men in their 20s opened fire at them before fleeing the scene and jumping into a waiting car. Read More
A driver believed to be drunk collided head-on with one of The City’s moving monuments Wednesday, sending the cable car operator to the hospital, police Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A man was attacked in his own apartment in the South of Market area Tuesday, police said. The 52-year-old victim was watching TV in his apartment in the unit block of 12th Street about 10:50 p.m. when a man in his 30s kicked open his front door, police said. The creep brandished a knife and cut the victim several times before fleeing on foot, police said. The victim was taken to the hospital for his injuries, which were not life threatening. Read More
A woman was robbed of her purse in the Tenderloin early Wednesday morning, police said. The 46-year-old victim was walking in the 500 block of Geary Street about 1 a.m. when a man in his 20s approached from behind, police said. The crook grabbed her purse and fled on foot, police said. No arrest has been made. email@example.com
She was asleep at the wheel.
A San Francisco woman was arrested for drunken driving in Princeton on Monday after a sheriff’s deputy found her passed out in her car, police said.
Heidi Wood, 39, was parked in the No. 2 lane of the North Cabrillo Highway at Capistrano Road about 11 p.m. with the engine still running, police said. Read More
A motorcyclist killed in a head-on collision on Cesar Chavez Street Saturday morning was identified Sunday by the Medical Examiner’s Office as 25-year-old Constantine Boyko, of San Francisco.
Boyko had been riding eastbound on Cesar Chavez between Evans and Pennsylvania avenues, an industrial area at the southern border of the Potrero Hill neighborhood, when he collided head on with a van traveling westbound, according to police. Read More