And the rampant robbery of cellphones goes on.Two more people were robbed of their cellphones in San Francisco on Tuesday and early Wednesday morning, police said. The latest robberies were in the wake of District Attorney George Gascon’s call for major cellphone service providers to help stem the thefts. Read More
Authorities busted two men during a police sting conducted on Monday, one for allegedly pimping out a minor, according to the SFPD. Jaquain Young, 39, of San Francisco, reportedly recruited a minor for commercial sexual services. According to the cops, Young agreed to meet the juvenile at 48th Avenue and Point Lobos, where he and 25-year-old Ijeoma Ogbuagu were both arrested. Read More
Welcome to San Francisco.You’re almost 2 years old, you’re going to be the flower girl in a wedding. You’re kicked in the chest by an unhinged woman in a Golden Gate Park playground. Read More
A man was assaulted with a baseball bat in Bernal Heights on Sunday, police said.The 41-year-old victim was in an argument with a 26-year-old man in the 100 block of Highland Avenue about 11 p.m., police said, when the younger man became agitated, went and got a baseball bat, struck the victim in the head and fled the scene. Read More
A woman was injured in a drive-by shooting in the Bayview on Sunday, police said.The 40-year-old victim was sitting in a car with two men in the 2400 block of Griffith Street about 4 a.m. when a silver vehicle drove along side and opened fire, police said.Bullets struck the victim’s car and an apartment, police said. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to her leg and is hospitalized in nonlife-threatening condition. Read More
The Police Department plans to officially open a substation today on Sixth Street, in a rough corridor in the heart of The City’s burgeoning tech hub. Read More
The man shot by police while resisting arrest and driving a stolen silver BMW on Tuesday night in the Bayview district might have been involved in recent armed robberies in which a shotgun was used. Read More
The Police Department is investigating its policy of locking weapons in unattended vehicles after Saturday’s swiping of a semi-automatic rifle from an unmarked car.
Here's one shotgun offense that fell short.Two hooligans walked away empty-handed after their attempts to rob some men near the Civic Center today were foiled by fleet feet, police said.The duo, one of which was armed with a shotgun, approached the victims on the 1100 block of Market Street at about 3:55 a.m. They first cornered a 36-year-old man and demanded his cellphone. When they pointed the shotgun at him, he ran away, police said. Read More
Out of the Dumpster and into the fire? Actually, no.
A homeless man was injured this morning after some garbage caught on fire around him while he slept, Fire Department Spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said. Early reports of a person injured climbing out of a burning Dumpster turned out to be untrue. Read More