S.F. Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

These are excerpts from the San Francisco Police Department's daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by police precincts and the neighborhoods they patrol.

Park

Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle

DUI discovery: Foot patrol officers responded to the 1800 block of Haight Street on the report of a male causing an evening disturbance at 9:57 p.m. Sept. 4.

The disturber was observed to be under the influence of alcohol, placed under arrest and taken to Park Station, where a warrant check was made.

Officers found an outstanding out-of-county warrant for his arrest, and booked he was.

Ingleside

Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood

License crackdown: Don’t drive without a valid license in the Ingleside precinct. Police there cited no fewer than 11 unlicensed drivers during Sept. 9 and Sept. 10. Some of the scofflaws were also booked for drug possession or outstanding warrants.

Mission

Mission district, Noe Valley

Fugitive out strolling: Mug shots of a prime suspect identified in two recent “hot prowl” burglaries were distributed to all day watch officers during the 6 a.m. line-up briefing Sept. 1. Just one hour later, a recruit and his training officer recognized the suspect walking along the 2100 block of Mission Street.

The suspect was taken into custody and transported to Mission Station, where he was booked for both burglaries.

Central

Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill

Armed with pepper: A man and a woman in their 20s entered a boutique on the 100 block of Maiden Lane at 10:48 a.m. Sept. 8 and threatened the security guard with pepper spray. They scooped up five designer handbags and fled in a red four-door Chevy Impala.

Bicycle bust: A bicycle officer on the Union Square beat at 5 p.m. Sept. 6 arrested an individual on the 600 block of Leavenworth Street who was wanted on an outstanding criminal warrant and was in possession of narcotics paraphernalia.

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