Thugs got physical in robberies that spanned The City late Tuesday and early Wednesday. Mason and Jefferson streets8 p.m. Tuesday A 30-year-old man was pushed and robbed of his cash at Fisherman’s Wharf, cops said. The victim was just sitting in the wharf when a crook in his 30s came up and pushed him and took his cash. The crook, however, was caught by the cops. 100 block of Montana Street11:45 p.m. Tuesday Read More
A Union City woman was charged with drunken driving and evading police after trying to flee a traffic stop Tuesday among other San Francisco crimes. Geary Boulevard and Scott Street9:20 p.m. TuesdayA Union City woman was arrested after attempting to flee a traffic stop, police said. In her attempt to flee she collided with another vehicle on Geary Boulevard. She was charged with drunken driving and evading an officer. Unit block of Powell Street Read More
A thief was busted for stealing a scooter Tuesday, but a few lucky crooks got away in other crimes this week, police said. Taylor and Sacramento streets1 a.m. Monday Read More
A couple hoodlums helped themselves to 30 cartons of cigarettes, two men were robbed in separate incidents and a transient was in the wrong place at the wrong time Wednesday, cops said. 3000 block of San Jose Avenue6:20 p.m. Read More
A crook rifling through a garage in the Bayview stole a man’s guns — including a Civil War-era rifle — last weekend, police said. The 27-year-old victim in the 1400 block of Shafter Avenue left his garage door open on Friday around 10 p.m. When he returned Saturday around 2:30 a.m., he noticed his safe, which contained the classic gun and another rifle with a scope, was gone, police said. There is no known suspect and no arrest has been firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
An original Picasso artwork worth hundreds of thousands of dollars was taken from a San Francisco art gallery this morning in a brazen daylight heist, S.F. police and the gallery confirmed. Read More
WHAT: Much-honored volunteer Florence D’Imperio, 90, was arrested on suspicion of systematically looting donated food from the Westchester County, N.Y., food pantry. Also arrested were her son, a Harrison, N.Y., public works foreman, and four other city workers. Read More
A woman was sipping coffee and texting at the Peets on Third and Mission streets Tuesday at about 3:30 p.m. when a thief snatched her phone and took off down the street.
The woman, not willing to give up her prized smart phone so easily, chased after the suspect, according to officers over at the Southern Police Station. While the thief got away, he dropped a phone during his escape.
But it wasn’t the victim’s phone. It was his own. Read More
WHAT: In a massive overnight clean-out, burglars made off with more than $10 million in phone-related merchandise from an Orlando, Fla., wireless retailer. They used the company’s own forklifts to load their loot onto three stolen trailers in the loading dock. Read More