While rowdy 49ers fans traipsed through the Mission district after Sunday’s dramatic comeback victory in Atlanta, one incident outside the Georgia Dome turned bloody, according to reports. Read More
A woman who was stalked and sexually assaulted inside her Telegraph Hill apartment last weekend is being lauded by prosecutors for her bravery in helping police catch the suspect. Read More
Jovan Jones, the man arrested last weekend for allegedly breaking into a Telegraph Hill apartment and sexually assaulting a woman, will be arraigned this afternoon, Assistant District Attorney Alex Bastian said. Read More
Police are investigating whether the same person committed two attempted bank robberies in the downtown area Friday.
The first robbery attempt was reported about 1:45 p.m. in the 1200 block of Market Street, and the second happened about 20 minutes later in the 100 block of Pine Street. Read More
A man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in the Mission district Monday after he collided head-on with a police cruiser, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.
The 22-year-old suspect was driving at a high rate of speed westbound on 19th Street about 12:48 a.m. when he struck the cruiser near Mission Street.
The officer was hospitalized but quickly released with injuries not considered life-threatening, Esparza said. Read More
Police arrested Ashley Dickstein, 26, of San Francisco, on Sunday after she reportedly set her hotel room on fire during a spat with her lover, spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A woman was zapped in the face with a stun gun during a “brazen” daytime attempted robbery at Haight and Divisadero streets Tuesday, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said Thursday. Read More
A suspected phony parking lot attendant is now parked in a real jail cell, police said Wednesday.
George Gerald Anderson, 50, of San Francisco, was arrested last weekend after reportedly claiming to be a parking lot attendant and charging a tourist to park in a lot at Bay and Kearny streets. It was not Anderson’s first run-in with the law, police said, or his first time impersonating a parking lot attendant. Read More
A man was shot in the leg in the Western Addition on Monday, police said.
The 19-year-old victim was in the 1300 block of Ellis Street when the shooting happened about 6:25 p.m. No suspects have been identified.
The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening. Read More
A 66-year-old man was punched in the face and robbed of his food-stamp card in the Mission district Monday, police said.
The victim was sitting on a bench around 16th and Mission streets about 10:30 p.m. when a woman in her 30s tried to take his card from him, cops said. A struggle ensued and a man in his 30s jumped in and punched the victim in the face.
The heartless crooks fled with the victim’s food-stamp card. No arrests have been made. Read More