An angry tenant threw a pumpkin at his landlord and a thug in the Tenderloin expressed frustration that he did not kill his victim.Stockton and Sutter streets11:49 a.m. SaturdayA female Muni passenger unleashed pepper spray on a crowded bus while it was in a tunnel. The bus had to be evacuated.O’Farrell and Jones streets9:20 p.m. Tuesday Read More
Two San Francisco police officers have been fired — one for excessive force and unlawful arrest of a witness and the other for accessing confidential information about a citizen — though the cases remain shrouded in secrecy because of police privacy laws.The latest disciplinary actions were disclosed in a recent Police Commission report that covers the period from July through September. Read More
Police are searching for a man they say robbed a woman who was walking to the South San Francisco BART station Thursday morning.
The woman was walking through the Winston Manor Shopping Center on Hickey Boulevard at 6 a.m. Thursday when police say a man approached her from behind, placed what the woman believes was a gun against her back, and demanded her belongings, according to South San Francisco Police. Read More
DUI offenders required to wear an electronic anklet that monitors their alcohol use are considerably less likely to be arrested for another DUI than offenders who do not, according to a recent report by a company that helps counties track the devices.
Yet the company’s president says Bay Area judges too rarely administer the tool, especially judges in San Mateo County, which has the Bay Area’s most overcrowded jails. Read More
Police in San Bruno are searching for a man they say sexually assaulted a woman in a Skyline College classroom on Tuesday night.Officers responded to the community college campus at 3300 College Drive after receiving a report of an assault at about 8:30 p.m., according to the San Bruno Police Department.The female victim told police she was alone in a classroom when a man entered the room and sexually assaulted her, police said. Read More
Despite telling Occupy SF demonstrators the Police Department had “no future plans to go into the demonstration,” the camp on Tuesday evening received a letter from Chief Greg Suhr saying participants are subject to arrest, according to the group’s website.
The letter cites code violations such as overnight camping and using open flames in Justin Herman Plaza, the park the group has taken up residence in since early October. Read More
A 15-year-old boy was shot in the thigh during a Mission district street spat Monday night, police said.The boy was riding his bicycle with an 18-year-old man when they had a confrontation with two males in the 100 block of Valencia Street about 10:30 p.m.One of the suspects fired at the pair with a handgun. A resident of the area said she heard up to seven gunshots. A description of the suspects was not immediately available. Read More
Occupy Oakland demonstrators took to the streets Tuesday evening after their downtown camp was broken up in the early morning, but they were met by a wall of police looking to stop them from reconvening the community.
Officers deployed tear gas on roughly 100 protesters at Frank Ogawa Plaza multiple times Tuesday night after a third official order to disperse. Read More
WHAT: Eight current or retired New York police officers were arrested on federal charges of illegally transporting M-16 assault rifles, shotguns and handguns across state lines for sale.
HOW: The two-year investigation began when three suspects allegedly sold a shotgun to an undercover FBI agent. It expanded into a sting operation, with the agent selling inoperable automatic weapons to the suspects. Read More
Police have identified three armed robbery suspects who led officers from multiple law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase through two counties early this morning.
Santa Rosa residents Jose Campos, 22, and Javier Campos, 20, were arrested around 2 a.m. on suspicion of armed robbery, possession of a loaded firearm and conspiracy this morning along with Chris Silva, 24, of Visalia, according to a Sonoma County Sheriff's report. Read More