Muni vandalism is where this man draws the line.
After witnessing someone spraying graffiti on a Muni shelter early in the morning last week, a citizen took the time to lead officers to the vandal, police said.
The man was reportedly driving along Mission Street near Russia Avenue at about 3:20 a.m. on April 29 when he witnessed the vandalism. Read More
What began as an upbeat and raucous celebration in The City after the Giants’ World Series-clinching win Sunday in Detroit devolved into a chaotic scene of fights, vandalism and dozens of fires throughout San Francisco.
Citywide, 36 arrests were made, and two of the 23 felony arrests were on firearms charges.
Mission district residents and business owners continue to question the Police Department’s handling of recent anarchist-fueled vandalism in the neighborhood.
After Thursday’s officer-involved shooting at 14th and Minna streets, the Mission endured two nights of rowdy demonstrations, with vandals attacking banks, smashing windows and spray-painting “killers” on the Mission Police Station at Valencia and 17th streets. Read More
An anarchist group apparently bent on stopping gentrification in the Mission district claimed responsibility for vandalizing cars and businesses in the neighborhood early Wednesday.
Police said symbols associated with anarchy were reportedly scrawled on at least one building, one restaurant and one car. The graffiti was reported in the 500 block of Guerrero Street, along with the 700 and 200 blocks of Valencia Street, Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A crackdown on vandalism has apparently caused vandals to vandalize.
At least eight police vehicles were damaged in San Francisco and Oakland last week by activists who are reportedly opposing a federal investigation into anarchism and vandalism in the Pacific Northwest. Read More
A car went up in flames in San Francisco’s Merced Heights neighborhood Thursday after someone threw a Molotov cocktail at it, police said. A witness saw a man in his 40s throw the flaming bottle at the car in the 500 block of Ramsell Street around 9:30 p.m., police said. A 22-year-old man owned the car that was bombed. The mad bomber then ran to a waiting vehicle and fled. No arrest has been made. email@example.com Read More
An angry mob protesting spiraling fuel prices assaulted a soldier Tuesday while police shot another man at the demonstration, a sign of growing unrest over the government's hugely unpopular decision to end a subsidy program that had kept gas costs down for more than two decades. Read More
The letter T is disappearing from signs all over campus at Georgia Tech, costing the school more than $100,000 in repairs. The tradition of stealing the T off Tech Tower began in the 1960s. But this new ritual involves taking a T from everything from stadium signs to book-return bins in front of the campus library. Student leaders recently launched an amnesty program to try and retrieve some of the letters. Read More
A San Francisco woman went on a cop car rampage near the Hall of Justice in the South of Market area early Wednesday morning, cops said.Police responded to the 900 block of Bryant Street around 3:30 a.m. where they found the windshields of three parked police vehicles smashed, they said. The 42-year-old suspect was located at Seventh and Bryant streets and taken into custody, police said. Read More
About fifty vehicles in Santa Cruz were vandalized between late Friday night and early Saturday morning, police said.
Many car owners in the western area of the city discovered their tires had been slashed, and at least six had hate symbols painted on them.
Police said most of the vehicles were in the area around Almar Avenue, and they believe the crimes were committed between 11 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday. Read More