Five members of an internationally known crime syndicate were slapped with two-to-three-year prison terms Monday for the gunpoint robbery of a New York jewelry wholesaler in Burlingame last year. Read More
Early morning gunplay inside a Bayview district home killed a man and critically injured another Tuesday, police said.
The men, between ages 18 and 20, suffered multiple bullet wounds after “some type of altercation” around 1:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of Kirkwood Avenue, near Third Street, police spokesman Troy Dangerfield said.
Police suspect the shooting may be gang related.
It was the ninth homicide of 2011.
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Anthony Jones, 53, has been identified as the man who was stabbed to death Friday during a vicious brawl in the Lower Haight neighborhood, authorities said.Jones was stabbed after he brutally beat a 43-year-old man with a shovel in the 500 block of Page Street after 10:30 a.m. The 43-year-old then fatally stabbed Jones, witnesses said. Read More
There have been four stabbings during the last three days in San Francisco, cops said. Read More
A 25-year-old San Francisco man was sentenced to seven years in prison on Thursday for distributing child pornography online.Zachary Snead used his Yahoo e-mail account to trade images of child porn videos and images with others, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.He pleaded guilty on Oct. 14 to distribution of child pornography, which packs a minimum five-year prison email@example.com
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A man was searched by a pair of imposter cops armed with badges and handcuffs who thought he had drugs in San Francisco on Thursday, police said.The man had just dropped his daughter off at school and had parked at home in the 800 block of Brunswick Street when the attempted robbery occurred. Read More
A punk panhandler punctured a driver’s tire with a knife on Van Ness Avenue last week, police said.The panhandler was peeved when the driver said he didn’t have money at the Bush Street intersection on Jan. 17 around 9:15 p.m., police said. The boiling beggar reacted by banging on the driver’s window, they said.The driver called cops, but that only made the panhandler angrier. The suspect whipped out a knife and put a hole in the tire, police said. Read More
A 14-year-old girl was caught shoplifting at Stonestown Mall on Thursday, police said.The young girl entered a store in the mall around 4 p.m. and began placing items into her bag, cops said. She then left the store without paying. A 22-year-old security guard was kicked in his attempt to apprehend the girl, police said. Read More
A man allegedly caught committing a lewd act in Dolores Park on Saturday morning had a rather hard to believe explanation for a police officer.The officer came upon the self-pleaser with his pants and underwear down around 8:20 a.m.“The deviant declared that his pants ‘accidentally fell down’ and he decided that since his pants were down, he might as well have some fun,” police said.He was cited for indecent exposure, police firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
A 29-year-old woman was carjacked near Geary Boulevard and 24th Avenue early Friday morning by a man she met only hours earlier, police said. The woman was driving the 35-year-old man home around 2:30 a.m., cops said. When the man started smoking, she asked him to get out of the car, but he refused. The woman then got out of the car with the keys. The man also got out, snatched the keys, then began to drive off, police said. Read More