A man who was stabbed in the stomach in the Mission district Sunday refused to talk to cops about his attacker. Police say the 57-year-old victim is expected to survive the knifing, which occurred at 24th and Osage streets around 3:50 p.m., police said. The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital. There has been no email@example.com Read More
Two men remained in serious condition at the hospital Sunday after one was shot and the other assaulted at the 49ers-Raiders preseason game at Candlestick Park Saturday night, San Francisco police said.
Inspectors had identified a person of interest in connection with one of the shootings, police spokesman Sgt. Mike Andraychak said Sunday. Read More
A 5-year-old boy was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Silver Terrace neighborhood Saturday.
Police are searching for the vehicle in the incident, which happened about 11:30 a.m. It is described as a 1980s dark-green hatchback with a missing passenger-side mirror. Witnesses said the driver was a Hispanic male. Read More
A cab driver was robbed at gunpoint in the Western Addition on Thursday, cops said. The 56-year-old driver picked up the suspect at 18th and Castro streets around 11 p.m., police said. When the cab got to O’Farrell and Beideman streets the crook pulled out a gun and demanded the cabbie’s money, cops said. The driver complied and the crook fled on foot. Police described the suspect only as a black man and no arrest has been made, they said. Read More
More than 350 pot plants were seized and a 25-year-old man was arrested after an alleged grow house was busted in the Sunset district.
Officers had been investigating a home in the 2100 block of 17th Avenue for several weeks, and served a search warrant at about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, police Sgt. Mike Andraychak said. Inside they found more than 350 plants, as well as growing equipment, in four rooms, he said. Read More
A teenage girl was robbed on a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus Wednesday night and another teen had her cellphone stolen as she tried to call 911 to report the crime, police said.The robberies were reported at about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Brookdale Avenue and Santos Street in The City’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood. Read More
Some visitors to famous tourist spot Fisherman’s Wharf didn’t come away happy customers.A group of three was busted for selling and buying drugs around 8 p.m. at the corner of Jefferson and Mason streets Wednesday night, according to San Francisco police. The trio, which included two women – one of whom was 22 years old and pregnant – and a white male, were caught on the Fisherman’s Wharf street corner exchanging marijuana and pills for cash, according to cops. Read More
Violent crime in The City continued to decline in the first half of the year, dropping 6 percent, Mayor Ed Lee and police Chief Greg Suhr announced Wednesday.Lee cited the “historic lows” at a news conference with Suhr at police headquarters. In addition to the 6 percent drop from 2010, violent crime is down 17 percent since 2008, they said. Read More
A man caught stealing computers Thursday in the South of Market area gave them back when confronted by the victim, cops said. A 52-year-old man who lives in the 400 block of Bryant Street heard noises coming from his front door around 5:10 a.m., police said. When he went to investigate, he saw his front door was open and walked outside. There he saw a man, about 19 years old, putting four computers into a blue Honda Civic. Read More
A 35-year-old woman struggled to hold onto her laptop in a brazen theft not far from AT&T Park on Tuesday, police said. A 19-year-old man approached the victim at 4th and Townsend streets around 7 p.m. and attempted to grab her laptop, cops said. The victim struggled to hold onto the computer but the brazen thug forced it out of her hands and fled. The thug was arrested a few blocks away, cops said. firstname.lastname@example.org Read More