A San Francisco man whose car was set ablaze Friday says the incident was the result of a parking dispute, police said.Firefighters had to douse the car fire in the 300 block of Crescent Street around 6:22 p.m. Cops contacted the owner, who said he’s been in a parking dispute with his neighbors and believes they’re responsible.The fire appears to have been set with a flammable liquid, police said, citing a Fire Department investigation. Read More
An alleged art crook whose residential hotel room in the Tenderloin reportedly resembled a storage room at the Louvre will face a jury two days after Christmas.Art connoisseur Terry Helbing, 53, allegedly nabbed dozens of artwork from various San Francisco galleries, studios and libraries and stuffed them like a pack rat in his room at the Cambridge residential hotel at 473 Ellis St., authorities said. Read More
Prosecutors say a man recently charged with assaulting a San Francisco parking control officer will be arraigned Monday.
The PCO asked 53-year-old Charles Hill’s wife to move her car, prosecutors said, saying it got in the way of delivery trucks.
The exchange allegedly enraged Hill, who authorities say became violent.
Further information on this case was not immediately available.
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