A man was stabbed in the back during a fight in the Mission district Wednesday, police said.
The 23-year-old victim was arguing with another man in the 3000 block of Mission Street about 10 p.m., police said, when he was stabbed four times. The stabber fled, police said, and the victim’s wounds were not life-threatening. Read More
As if having a flat wasn’t bad enough. A man was robbed and pistol-whipped while he was changing a tire on his car near Potrero Hill on Wednesday, police said. The 35-year-old was at Evans Avenue and Cesar Chavez Street about 11:50 p.m. when a gun-wielding man in his 40s approached, police said. The crook took cash from the victim’s wallet and hit him in the head with a handgun, police said. The victim’s injury was not life-threatening, and no arrest has been made. email@example.com Read More
This crook apparently gets a real kick out of crime. A woman was robbed at gunpoint in the Tenderloin on Wednesday, police said, but she was at least able to kick the crook in the gut before he fled. The incident happened in the 300 block of Post Street about 3:30 p.m., and the woman lost her cellphone and cash. firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
Two young men were ganged up on and robbed at gunpoint by eight men at Mason and Eddy streets in the Tenderloin about 9 p.m. Wednesday, police said.One of the hoodlums held a gun on the victims while the others went through their pockets and took cellphones, a wallet, cash and a phone charger before fleeing, police email@example.com Read More
A sketch was released Thursday of a person of interest in the June 12 slaying of Steven “Eriq” Escalon, the latest example of violence targeting gay men. The man was reportedly seen getting into a cab with Escalon in front of a Castro district bar the day of his death.
In March, The San Francisco Examiner reported an uptick in crimes in which gay men are drugged at bars and then robbed at their homes by men who showed interest in hooking up. Police have said many of these crimes go unreported due to embarrassment felt by the victims. Read More
Talk about bringing your work home.
Timothy Hanretty, a former Portola Valley School District superintendent, pleaded no contest Tuesday to multiple felony charges involving millions of dollars he is accused of misappropriating from two school districts.
Hanretty bilked more than $100,000 from Portola Valley schools and misappropriated almost $2 million from the Woodside school district, where he also once worked, the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office said. Read More
A man was assaulted and stabbed in the Mission district Tuesday, police said. The 20-year-old victim was walking in the area of 14th and Minna streets about 6:50 p.m. when three men in a white mini van drove by, police said. The men got out of the van and attacked the victim, police said. One of the men stabbed the victim several times before the three of them fled in the van. The victim was taken to the hospital for his injuries, which were reportedly not life threatening. No arrests have been made. firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
A man was robbed of his cellphone while riding the F-Market line Tuesday, police said. The 51-year-old victim was texting on his phone in the 700 block of Market Street about 9:15 p.m. when a man aged 25 to 30 yanked the phone from his hands and fled the streetcar on foot, police said. The suspect chased after the crook a short distance, police said, but the crook knocked him to the ground and continued his escape. No arrest has been made. email@example.com Read More
A cabdriver who takes credit cards? In this case, it wasn’t for payment.
After arguing over fare payment at Hayes and Fillmore streets about 11:40 p.m. Saturday, a cabbie assaulted and robbed a passenger, police said.
The 30-year-old male victim was reportedly held at knifepoint before the driver robbed him of a cellphone and credit card, police said. The cabbie fled and no arrest has been made. Read More
A man was shot in his buttocks and stomach, and a bullet grazed his face, on West Point Road in the Hunters Point neighborhood early Sunday, police said.
A bystander took the 37-year-old victim to a hospital, but his injuries were not considered life-threatening.
There are no suspects in the shooting at this time, police said. Read More
A 40-year-old man was walking near City Hall on Saturday night when he was stabbed by two men who had asked what his gang affiliation was, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.
The victim said he told the men he was not a gang member and that’s when they stabbed him and fled, Shyy said. The man was hospitalized and originally said to be in serious condition, but as of Monday afternoon he was stable. Read More
A driver believed to be drunk collided head-on with one of The City’s moving monuments Wednesday, sending the cable car operator to the hospital, police Officer Albie Esparza said.
A blue Ford Explorer driven by 61-year-old Jeffrey Webber of Suisun City reportedly collided with the cable car at Geary and Powell streets about 10 p.m., Esparza said. Bystanders detained Webber until police arrived. The cable car operator was taken to the hospital for a minor shoulder injury, Esparza said.
Webber was booked on felony DUI charges, Esparza said. Read More
A man was attacked in his own apartment in the South of Market area Tuesday, police said. The 52-year-old victim was watching TV in his apartment in the unit block of 12th Street about 10:50 p.m. when a man in his 30s kicked open his front door, police said. The creep brandished a knife and cut the victim several times before fleeing on foot, police said. The victim was taken to the hospital for his injuries, which were not life threatening. No arrest has been made. firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
A woman was robbed of her purse in the Tenderloin early Wednesday morning, police said. The 46-year-old victim was walking in the 500 block of Geary Street about 1 a.m. when a man in his 20s approached from behind, police said. The crook grabbed her purse and fled on foot, police said. No arrest has been made. email@example.com
She was asleep at the wheel.
A San Francisco woman was arrested for drunken driving in Princeton on Monday after a sheriff’s deputy found her passed out in her car, police said.
Heidi Wood, 39, was parked in the No. 2 lane of the North Cabrillo Highway at Capistrano Road about 11 p.m. with the engine still running, police said.
The California Highway Patrol arrived to investigate whether Wood had been driving under the influence of alcohol and she was subsequently arrested, police said.