S.F. Police Blotter

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

Pot bust: Officers conducted an enforcement operation at 8 a.m. Nov. 12 at Alvord Lake in Golden Gate Park and had three suspects in custody for possession of marijuana for sale and an outstanding criminal arrest warrant for assault with a deadly weapon. The suspects and their illegal product were booked.

Northern

Pacific Heights, Marina, Japantown, Polk Gulch

Given up by ‘friend’: Officers responded to the 400 block of Page Street regarding a trespasser who was trying to pick the lock of a front door at 2:30 a.m. Nov. 12. Other officers responded as backup and detained the subject, who was identified by the caller. The subject lied to the officers about his name. The caller, who was a longtime friend of the subject, gave the officers his real name. The subject had an outstanding warrant for burglary in San Francisco and was placed under arrest. During a search of the subject, the officers found methamphetamine and marijuana in his pocket. The subject was booked for the warrant and the additional narcotics charges.

Tenderloin

Tenderloin, bordered by Geary, Market and Larkin streets

Caught in the act: A man was reported breaking into vehicles at 10:47 a.m. Nov. 18. A witness had observed the suspect inside of a parked truck, rifling through the glove box. An officer detained the suspect, and the owner of the truck confirmed that the door lock had been forced open. The 28-year-old man was charged with auto burglary and booked on a parole violation warrant.

Ingleside

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

DUI: Officers investigating a collision at Bosworth and Diamond streets at 4:20 a.m. Nov. 25 found one motorist, a San Leandro woman, complaining of pain and the other driver, a 24-year-old Hunters Point man, intoxicated. The officers arrested the man for felony driving under the influence.

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