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.

Ingleside

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

Pick an ID: A man was questioned for acting suspiciously at Leland Avenue and Peabody Street at 10:41 a.m. Oct. 22. He gave his brother’s name when questioned, but changed his mind upon learning the brother was wanted on an arrest warrant. He then admitted his true name but was still arrested when it was discovered he was wanted for parole violation.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Biking while inebriated: A bicylist was observed weaving in and out of traffic on 31st Avenue and Judah Street at 3:51 a.m. Oct. 21. When stopped, he almost fell over. Tests showed the biker to be drunk. He had no permanent local address and was arrested for drunken driving.

Central

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

Shoplifting swarm: A woman stole $450 worth of women’s lingerie from a store on the 300 block of Powell Street at 7:20 p.m. Oct. 15. She was accompanied by 15 other young females who distracted clerks during the theft. The group exited the store together immediately after the robbery.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Stolen vehicle recovery: A Toyota Corolla listed on the hot sheet of stolen cars carried in all patrol vehicles was found parked on Third Street and McKinnon Avenue at 12:03 a.m. Oct. 1. Officers took all the occupants into custody to sort things out. The driver, who also had a warrant, was ultimately booked for car theft.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

Resting burglar: Officers responded to Martin Luther King Drive at Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park on the report of a man breaking into a car at 2 p.m. Oct. 16. Officers found property inside the suspect’s car that had been taken from other recent auto burglaries. The suspect was also in possession of a loaded firearm.

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