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.

Central

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

Nine hookers: During the two-day period of Sept. 24-25, police from Central Station and the Vice Crimes Detail cited or booked nine individuals for prostitution-related activity along the Polk/Larkin corridor between Geary and Bush streets.

Run fo it: Four officers converged on the 900 block of Jones Street in response to a report of a vehicle burglary in progress at 2:36 a.m. Oct. 4. They spotted the suspect leaving the area and caught him after a foot chase covering several blocks. Items stolen from the vehicle were recovered.

Arrest me: Some 75-100 protesters took over the intersection of Pine and Montgomery streets as part of their campaign in an ongoing labor dispute. Twenty-two members of the Service Employees International Union insisted upon remaining in the intersection and asked to be arrested at 12:45 p.m. Oct. 4.

Mission

Mission district, Noe Valley

Loot cart: A citizen flagged down a patrol officer on 16th and Guerrero streets at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 1. He had just seen a homeless person with a shopping cart removing items from a vehicle that had its window broken. The officer located the suspect and placed him under arrest. The suspect insisted he did not break the window, but only took the items.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

Paycheck stakeout: An officer was dispatched to a restaurant on the 2300 block of Clement Street at 2:15 p.m. Oct. 5. An employee who had stolen and cashed one of the business’s checks was coming in to pick up his paycheck. The employee admitted in front of the officer that he had stolen the check. The officer then told the suspect he was under arrest and placed one handcuff on him.

The suspect tried to run from the restaurant. A struggle ensued, with the officer receiving an injury before he was able to take the suspect into custody. The suspect was charged with battery of a police officer, falsifying checks and resisting arrest.

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