A suspect has been arrested on suspicion of shooting a man in the face last weekend during a residential burglary in Daly City.Luis Alberto Gutierrez, 27, was taken into custody without incident in his hometown of Vallejo. He faces charges of attempted murder and burglary. Gutierrez allegedly shot a 43-year-old man just before 2 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Santa Barbara Avenue, police said. Read More
At least 14 thefts were reported in The City on Monday, the majority of which involved crooks going to extreme lengths to steal cellphones, police said.
In one incident, two men broke into a 62-year-old man’s apartment and fled with only a cellphone. Other thefts involved a crook knocking a man unconscious in the 500 block of Market Street before taking his cellphone, and a robber holding up a bicyclist at gunpoint to snatch his mobile phone, police said. Read More
Alemany Boulevard and Ellsworth Street: 8:08 a.m. Tuesday
A man was robbed of his iPhone and cash by two thugs simulating a gun, police said.
Silver Avenue and Princeton Street: Noon Monday
A 24-year-old woman was robbed, police said. While she was walking, a man grabbed her purse. She struggled, but was ultimately overcome and the crook fled with her purse.
500 block of Precita Avenue: 4:12 a.m. Tuesday Read More
A woman was shot in the leg breaking up a fight, and a man and woman were bitten in a separate assault.
200 block of Turk Street, 1:30 a.m. Tuesday
A man and woman in their 30s were punched, kicked and bitten by two men, aged 24 and 32, police said. The suspects were later arrested.
Third and Quesada streets 6:50 p.m. Monday Read More
Two 27-year-old men woke up about 6:50 a.m. in their home in the 300 block of Arkansas Street and found items missing and both a window and door open, police said.
The suspects are unknown and there have been no arrests. Read More
A China Basin burglary was foiled Sunday after the victim helped police track his stolen laptop with his smartphone, police Officer Albie Esparza said. The 32-year-old victim awoke at 5:50 a.m. when he heard footsteps coming from the rooftop deck of his home in the unit block of Clarence Place. He noticed that his office was in disarray and several items were missing, including his laptop, Esparza said. Read More
San Francisco police reportedly arrested a man Monday morning who was at a pawn shop trying to sell two computers labeled as San Francisco State University property following a break-in at the school recently. The Humanities Building at SFSU was broken into over the weekend and two iMac computers were stolen, school spokeswoman Ellen Griffin said. There was broken glass and damage to some windows and the room where the two computers were stolen. Read More
The victim of a window-smash burglary Tuesday in the Sunnydale housing projects told police only one item was missing from her home — a library card, police said.The woman called police after arriving at her home in the 100 block of Blythdale Avenue about 3 p.m. and discovering that a burglar had smashed her window.“The only thing missing from inside was the victim’s library card,” police at Ingleside Station said.There has been no arrest. Read More
The case of the creepy caretaker. A woman’s former in-house caretaker broke into her Richmond district home Wednesday night, assaulted her and stole her flat-screen television, police Officer spokesman Albie Esparza said. Earlier in the day, police said, the 53-year-old victim was involved in an argument over the phone with the former caretaker, who was described as a man in his 30s. During the argument, the victim hung up on the man. Read More
As if cruelly beating two adult dogs and stealing their young puppies wasn’t bad enough, a possible suspect in a Bayview burglary last week later called the victimized homeowner wanting to sell her own pups back to her, police said.Police are hoping a member of the public can help them track down whoever is responsible for the heartless crime.On Tuesday, someone broke into a home in the 100 block of Cameron Way between 9 a.m. and noon and ransacked the place, police said. Read More