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.
Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill
Suspicious idle man: A police officer on foot patrol noticed a man loitering near a designated children’s play area on the 700 block of Clay Street on Oct. 22 at 9:30 a.m. After talking with the man, the officer determined that he was a sex offender who had violated his probation by not reregistering as an offender.
Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle
Bike nabber: Eyewitnesses called police reporting a person climbing into the broken window of a bike store Oct. 14 on the 700 block of Stanyan. When officers arrived, the suspect was in the front of the store trying to reassemble the bike he had just stolen. He was quickly arrested and was found with a large sum of cash that he allegedly stole from the store.
Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park
Pot dealer: Two officers spotted a number of loiterers at a park on Oct. 28 near Lobos Street and Capitol Avenue. After they stopped to investigate, the two found a resident of Rio Verde Street was in possession of a large amount of marijuana packaged for sale. He was arrested.
South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero
Bottle mauling: A person allegedly struck a woman in the face with a bottle and a group of citizens detained the suspect after the incident Oct. 13 at 1 The Embarcadero. The victim was transported by ambulance for a laceration to her face. The suspect was arrested for aggravated assault with a weapon and booked.
Fight club: A fight reportedly broke out Oct. 13 at 333 11th St. and one person in one of the parties involved in the fight received an injury caused by a blunt object. The person was taken to the hospital. The suspect was arrested and booked at county jail for aggravated assault and a parole hold.
Tenderloin, bordered by Geary, Market and Larkin streets
Almost hit and run: A pedestrian flagged down officers on Oct. 21 at Polk and Eddy streets and directed them to a vehicle that almost ran over her and her dog. The officers stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver and sole occupant for being under the influence.