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
What’s the problem, officer? Officers were on patrol when they noticed a car with no license plates stopped in a bus zone at Jones Street and Cosmo Place at 11:17 p.m. Jan. 31. The officers stopped the vehicle and determined that the operator’s license was expired and that he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The warrant was for a previous violation ofdriving without a license. In fact, at the time of this arrest, the suspect had three active DMV suspensions of his license. A search of the vehicle after the arrest yielded some marijuana, a glass crack pipe and an open, still cold beer can.
Writing is on the wall: Officers saw a subject standing against a wall under a no-trespassing sign on the 600 block of Geary Street at 1:01 a.m. Feb. 3. The officers detained the subject and determined that he had an outstanding warrant. A search subsequent to the arrest yielded a glass crack cocaine pipe in the suspect’s pants pocket.
Bayview, Hunters Point
Caught on tape: Officers responded to the 1500 block of Indiana Street regarding a burglary. They spoke with the victim, who told them that the doorknob to the main gate on Indiana had been damaged. The victim also told officers that he had seen the suspect on the street and had confirmed it was the same person on the video surveillance camera in the building. One officer advised other officers in the area to locate the suspect. A few minutes later, the suspect was located at 26th Avenue and Indiana Street. The victim positively identified the suspect, who was placed under arrest. Numerous items taken from the victim were found on the suspect.
Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood
Ding dong: An officer located a man who was ringing doorbells in the neighborhood on the 300 block of Madrid Street at 8:15 p.m. Jan. 31. The 26-year-old East Palo Alto man was wanted on a local misdemeanor warrant. He was booked.