Five volunteer members of the Richmond Community Police Advisory Board resigned in the past week over another member being removed for possibly intimidating a city supervisor.The board has been proactive in addressing noise and safety issues involving businesses in the normally quiet neighborhood. But one member, Chris Rillo, apparently was too vocal. Read More
The case of the creepy caretaker. A woman’s former in-house caretaker broke into her Richmond district home Wednesday night, assaulted her and stole her flat-screen television, police Officer spokesman Albie Esparza said. Earlier in the day, police said, the 53-year-old victim was involved in an argument over the phone with the former caretaker, who was described as a man in his 30s. During the argument, the victim hung up on the man. Read More
A man just said no when he found a 2-pound bag of marijuana unattended on a Richmond district sidewalk early Wednesday.The apparently clear-headed citizen was walking by the bus stop on Fulton Street near 16th Avenue about 4:35 a.m. when he spotted the bag on the sidewalk, police at Richmond Station said Thursday.The bag had a tear on it and he could see marijuana inside, police said. Read More
Richmond district Supervisor Eric Mar said Wednesday he hopes concerned neighbors will be heard when it comes time to discuss whether Jack in the Box should return to a 24-hour operation.The fast food eatery at Geary Boulevard and 11th Avenue has been under increased scrutiny after a savage incident Thanksgiving morning that stemmed from a fight inside the restaurant. Read More
The girlfriend of the man accused of ramming and critically injuring a firefighter with a rented sport utility vehicle in San Francisco’s Richmond district is being charged with attempting to cover up the heinous crime, according to prosecutors.Alyssa Tejada, 22, of Vallejo, is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday for accessory after the fact in connection with the horrific attempted murder on Thanksgiving morning. Read More
A Cal Fire firefighter who was intentionally struck by a vehicle early Thursday morning remains in critical condition, police said, and San Francisco cops are still hunting for the suspect. Read More
Firefighters put out an apartment fire in San Francisco's Inner Richmond district Sunday morning, a fire official said. Read More
Gun-toting robbers got a massive comedown after San Francisco cops busted them for swiping three large bags of marijuana in a home invasion, police said.The alleged crooks — two teenagers from Alameda — responded to an Internet advertisement Friday for the sale of medical marijuana, police said. They met the seller at a Richmond district home in the 400 block of Ninth Avenue at 1:15 p.m. Read More
Public Defender Jeff Adachi’s office is planning to unveil new evidence of alleged police misconduct Thursday.
Police Chief Greg Suhr said Adachi told him of the new allegations at the same time media were notified Wednesday.
Suhr said he had yet to view the video himself, but members of his staff had and could not immediately see “what might be so glaring.” He said he would wait to see what Adachi “suggests we might look for” in the video. Read More
A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly hurling a footstool at a woman’s face in a Richmond district spat, police said. The woman suffered a fractured eye socket in the attack in the 400 block of 28th Avenue. Staff treating the woman at St. Mary’s Hospital reported the incident to police around 8:30 p.m. Read More