A man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of a sexual assault Saturday night in the Cathedral Hill neighborhood, police said Wednesday.
Arthur Salinas, 57, was booked on several counts of aggravated and sexual assault and for failing to register as a sex offender, among other charges. Salinas has past sexual offense convictions in Texas; he was sentenced to 60 years in prison in 1982, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. He was paroled in 2009. Read More
A shady meeting in a Tenderloin motel resulted in an assault and robbery Wednesday, police said.
A 52-year-old man who was meeting a prostitute at the Civic Center Inn at 790 Ellis St. was robbed by a man in his 30s about 3:15 a.m., police said. The victim was in a room in the motel when the suspect came in and punched and kicked him, police said. The crook then fled with the victim’s cellphone, cash, jacket and phone case. Read More
A man said he was walking home from work in the Mission district Monday night when teenagers beat him up and stole his cash, police said. Read More
A 28-year-old woman was repeatedly kicked in the head until she gave up her purse Monday night, police said.
About 10:10 p.m. near the Caltrain station at Fourth and King streets, two men reportedly grabbed at the woman’s purse. They caused her to fall to the ground, police said, but the woman did not give up without a fight. However, neither did the two crooks. Read More
This might not be something they teach you in high school: Don’t rob someone in front of a police station.
Bayview cops had their work come to them Tuesday when a 15-year-old crook robbed a woman across the street from the police station, Capt. Robert Sullivan said. Read More
A trio of thugs jumped a pizza deliveryman for his cash in the Bayview district Sunday, police said.
The victim had delivered a pizza about 4:45 p.m. in the first block of Dakota Street, police said, when three men in their 20s attacked him and took his cash. The three goons fled and no arrests have been made.
The victim reportedly did not sustain serious injuries.
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A man was shot in the hand early Tuesday after refusing to give money to thugs in the Mission district, police said, but he’s expected to survive. When the victim refused to give up his money, one of the goons reportedly whipped out a gun. The victim put his hands up, police said, but still got shot. The suspects fled without stealing anything, police said. Read More
While rowdy 49ers fans traipsed through the Mission district after Sunday’s dramatic comeback victory in Atlanta, one incident outside the Georgia Dome turned bloody, according to reports. Read More
A woman who was stalked and sexually assaulted inside her Telegraph Hill apartment last weekend is being lauded by prosecutors for her bravery in helping police catch the suspect. Read More
Jovan Jones, the man arrested last weekend for allegedly breaking into a Telegraph Hill apartment and sexually assaulting a woman, will be arraigned this afternoon, Assistant District Attorney Alex Bastian said. Read More