A heartless man was arrested on animal cruelty charges in the Bayview on Tuesday after police discovered the corpse of a dead pit bull puppy in the back seat of his car, police said.
About 5:40 p.m., police pulled the man over for a traffic violation in the 200 block of Cameron Way, not far from Candlestick Park. When officers engaged the driver, they noticed he had his seat reclined “about 40 degrees,” police said. Read More
One person was arrested and seven others detained after shots were fired at an unmarked police car near India Basin early Tuesday morning, Officer Albie Esparza said.
Leafaitulagi Ioani, 18, of San Francisco was arrested on suspicion of driving without a license and evading police after she and two other drivers sped off after the shooting, Esparza said. It’s unclear who fired the gun, according to police. Read More
Friends and co-workers are mourning the loss of a young Bay Area media agency professional who was shot dead last weekend during a dispute at a Nob Hill apartment complex. Read More
This is one hangover that had to hurt.An inebriated man was assaulted by four men in the Mission district Saturday, police said.The 20-year-old drunk man was walking home after having a one too many cocktails. He was near the intersection of 23rd and Hampshire streets about 7:25 p.m. when he started arguing with four other guys, police said. Read More
A man was gunned down in the Lower Pac Heights neighborhood in San Francisco early Sunday morning, but there's not much police can do about it.The 47-year-old victim was in the 1500 block of Broderick Street about 9:45 p.m. when another unidentified man shot him. Police had no more information on the crime since the victim was reportedly uncooperative with their investigation. Read More
Six men were arrested in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old boy near Hallidie Plaza and the Powell Street BART station about 7 p.m. Friday evening, police said Monday.
The group of men first assaulted the victim, then one shot the boy in the arm and torso before the group fled. The teen’s injuries are considered life-threatening, but his condition was unknown as of Monday. Read More
Two separate shootings in San Francisco since Friday injured one man and killed another, according to police.
Police Chief Greg Suhr has zapped a pilot project that would have armed 5 percent of The City’s police force with stun guns, arguing that the plan suggested by community members was so restrictive that officers saw no point in carrying the devices.
Suhr’s plan would have given 118 stun guns to officers who are specially trained to handle people who suffer from a mental illness. The devices are intended to immobilize people by delivering 50,000 volts of electricity. Read More
A man was knocked out and stabbed near the Civic Center on Wednesday, police said.The 35-year-old victim was reportedly punched and fell unconscious in the 600 block of Larkin Street about 8:30 p.m., police said. When he woke up, he had been stabbed in the leg.He was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries, which were not life threatening. Read More
San Francisco police are worried that a man who robbed a Visitacion Valley doughnut shop Monday may not be entirely hole, Officer Gordon Shyy said. Read More