Apparently this buffoon thought giving firefighters the middle finger was the real emergency.
A man reportedly blocked the path of a fire engine at Haight and Stanyan streets last weekend, delaying emergency personnel who had been responding to a medical call for an "intoxicated and semi-conscious" 16-year-old girl. Read More
A man was stabbed in the back in Buena Vista Park on Wednesday during an argument over “who the park belonged to,” police said.
Officers reportedly responded to the public park bordering Haight Street at about 9:30 a.m. and found the 23-year-old man suffering from a stab wound that was not life threatening. Read More
What a boob!
A man whose car was rammed during a parking dispute in the Upper Haight on Tuesday certainly got a good look at the other driver, as he reportedly had a lot to say about the suspect’s breasts.
Police were called to Haight and Cole streets just after 5 p.m. about the parking dispute. The victim said the suspect fled after striking his car with hers.
When describing the victim to police, however, the victim’s focus went south of her face. Read More
A house fire in the Upper Haight neighborhood Tuesday afternoon might have been caused by an illegal marijuana-growing operation.
But before you say “not surprising (it is the Haight, after all),” police at the scene of the 1:30 p.m. blaze on Page Street near Ashbury Street said grow operations are not common there. Read More
Fireworks lit up the night during Fourth of July celebrations in San Francisco — and later, so did gasoline and bullets.
About 1 a.m. Thursday, a teenager reported to police that he had been shot in the back while watching an illegal fireworks display at 14th and Shotwell streets in the Mission district. A pal drove the 18-year-old to San Francisco General Hospital, but the injury is not considered life-threatening, police Officer Gordon Shyy said. Read More
A two-alarm fire early Thursday morning damaged a clothing store and cafe that share a building in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, a fire department spokeswoman said.Firefighters responded at 4:59 a.m. and found a blaze burning at True Clothing and the People’s Cafe, located at 1415 and 1419 Haight St., near Masonic Avenue, fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said. Read More
Firefighters are at the scene of a two-alarm fire this morning at Haight Street and Masonic Avenue in San Francisco, a fire dispatcher said.The fire was reported at 4:59 a.m.
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A 23-year-old man accused of killing a 60-year-old man with a skateboard on Christmas morning did it in self-defense, his attorney said in court Tuesday. Dustin “Frank” Tolboe is charged with the murder of Donald Tanksley in the Upper Haight on Dec. 25. Tolboe’s attorney, Seth Meisels, said at the preliminary hearing that an altercation between the two men happened after Tanksley tried to steal cans of beer during an outdoor midnight Christmas celebration. Read More
The self-defense claim of 23-year-old murder suspect Dustin Tolboe was heard Tuesday in court, the latest development in the Upper Haight death-by-skateboard of 60-year-old Donald Tanksley, known to the neighborhood as a peacock-feather salesman who went by Zumba. Read More