A man who just said "no" to a couple of weed dealers was assaulted by them near Buena Vista Park on Friday, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.
The 25-year-old victim was approached by the two pushy weed dealers at Haight Street and Buena Vista Avenue West about 11 p.m., police said. Read More
This Rastafarian insists he’s no “ragamuffin.”
Robert Joseph Simmons, 33, claims he’s not a lazy hippie, or in his words, a “ragamuffin,” but rather a Rastafarian minister whose refusal to abandon his beliefs might land him behind bars for a long time.
Simmons said he’s facing up to eight years in prison over a pot bust because he did not accept a plea agreement with prosecutors last week that would have had him serving just 60 days. Read More
➤ “Speed key to Muni transit vision,” Local News, TuesdayMuni has solutions right in front themWill Reisman’s story implies that reducing Muni travel times is some kind of extraordinary goal and something “For the agency to strive for over the next 50 years.” This is completely ludicrous. Why does Muni need half a century to fix this problem? Read More
Every little thing has not been all right for this Rastafarian.
Robert Joseph Simmons, 33, believes he doesn’t need a medical card to possess marijuana because buds are a “core tenet” of his religion. At least, that was the Belmont resident’s claim after he was busted in April 2011 with more than 2½ pounds of pot and 13 pills of hydromorphine, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
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
Pot enthusiasts packed San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Saturday for an unofficial celebration of marijuana, leaving behind a mess that city officials now say cost more than $15,000 to clean up. Read More
Police described the annual “4/20” gathering in Golden Gate Park last weekend as relatively peaceful, despite a video widely circulated online showing a massive brawl at the event.
The event drew between 10,000 and 15,000 attendees to the area surrounding Hippie Hill, significantly larger than in previous years, according to Recreation and Park Department estimates. Read More
Something smelled funky at Joe's Crab Shack this morning - and it wasn't seafood.
A large amount of what appears to be marijuana was found in the dumpster at the seafood eatery at Fisherman’s Wharf, police said.
Someone at the restaurant at 245 Jefferson St. called police after finding “three big garbage bags, maybe 50 pounds,” filled with marijuana, Central Station police Capt. Garret Tom said. Read More
Every April 20 in San Francisco — at about 20 minutes past 4 p.m. — a giant cloud of smoke rises from the eastern end of Golden Gate Park, where thousands of people congregate to celebrate and consume their drug of choice.Cannabis, marijuana, weed.
The man accused of holding four hostages during a six-hour standoff in the Bayview district Wednesday morning following a botched robbery has been identified as William Carter, 22, of San Francisco.
Carter and three accomplices — Damien Thomas, 33; Joseph Hall, 30; and Daniel Contreras, 40 — were booked on multiple charges related to the armed heist at a permitted marijuana-growing operation in the 2100 block of Jennings Street, police said. Read More