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
Street mugging: A woman walking home from work at 9:35 p.m. Oct. 17 on the 1500 block of Clay Street was knocked to the ground by a mugger who ran up from behind and grabbed a laptop computer she was carrying. The suspect then fled the area in a dark-colored Honda sport utility vehicle.
Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood
Random shooting: A 17-year-old man from the Sunnydale neighborhood was shot on Sunnydale Avenue near Hahn Street at 7 p.m. Oct. 21. Six suspects who were seen standing on the 1300 block of Sunnydale Avenue fired shots in the victim’s direction as he was leaving a store.
Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park
Auto theft fest: A man was reported breaking into a silver Toyota at 44th Avenue and Fulton Street at 1:24 a.m. Oct. 22. When officers arrived, they saw the suspect loading items from the sidewalk into a parked car farther down the street. The officers could hear the engine running and observed the suspect getting into the driver’s seat. They saw there was no key in the ignition, so they detained the male suspect and his female passenger. The car they were sitting in had been reported stolen, as was the looted Toyota.
Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park
Caught carrying meth: Suspected drug dealing was being monitored at Victoria and Randolph streets at 1:18 p.m. Oct. 21. One San Pablo man who had a probation search condition was found in possession of amphetamines and arrested on two drug charges.
DUI on 19th: A Pleasanton driver was observed operating a vehicle erratically and weaving in and out of traffic at 19th and Taraval at 3:59 a.m. Oct. 20. He failed both field sobriety and chemical tests and was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
Elder abuse: An adult relative was arrested for elder abuse on charges of harassing and slapping an elder on the 900 block of Plymouth Street at 8 p.m. Oct. 17.