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.
Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood
Two-for-one bust: Officers watched as a man driving a car towed another man riding a motorcycle. Both vehicles made an illegal turn at Geneva Avenue and South Hill Boulevard at 6:32 a.m. Oct. 16 and were stopped.
The driver of the car was operating a vehicle with a suspended license and the operator of the motorcycle was wanted in San Mateo County on a warrant for narcotics violations.
The first driver was cited and his car was towed away. The motorcyclist was booked at Ingleside Station.
Bayview, Hunters Point
Busy burglar: A witness called in a report that someone was breaking into a warehouse on the 800 block of Illinois Street at 9:25 a.m. Oct. 12.
The first arriving officer saw the thief trying to force open the warehouse door with a crowbar and hammer.
But the busy burglar did not notice the officer watching him until he took a break from attempting to break in. He was then arrested without incident.
Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park
Electro-burglary: An unknown burglar gained entry into a home on the 600 block of 42nd Avenue via a kitchen window between 1:00 and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 15. The thief stole two laptop computers, game systems and some jewelry.
Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle
Pugilistic potheads: Plainclothes officers walking near Alvord Lake in Golden Gate Park saw a marijuana transaction in progress and tried to arrest the participants at 5:05 p.m. Oct. 4.
Instead the buyer and seller started to fight the officers and then took off running in different directions. Uniformed officers converged on the scene and after a violent struggle, both suspects were taken into custody.
Tenderloin, bordered by Geary, Market and Larkin streets
Glide grabber: Officers responded to a fight call at Glide Memorial Church, 330 Ellis St., on Oct. 6. The manager pointed out a man who had entered the building and stolen some lunches. After a brief foot chase, the lunch looter was taken into custody.