S.F. Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

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.

Tenderloin

Tenderloin, bordered by Geary, Market and Larkin streets

Hilton hostility: An officer observed a subject yelling at a Hilton Hotel employeeon the 300 block of O’Farrell Street on Jan. 9 and witnessed the same subject forcefully grab the employee’s jacket.  While the officer talked to the subject, the subject suddenly backed up his car and struck the officer’s arm.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Hammer time: Multiple suspects entered Macy’s in Stonestown and started taking sensors off of clothing at 4:15 p.m. Jan. 25. The suspects then fled the store with the clothing and were confronted outside the store by security officers. One of the suspects then took a hammer and threatened the officers, while another threatened to Mace the officers.  The suspects threw the stolen clothes at the officers, then fled and boarded a SamTrans bus. A San Francisco State University police officer boarded the bus and detained four suspects. Two of the suspects were positively identified, and the hammer was found on the bus.

Northern

Pacific Heights, Marina, Japantown, Polk Gulch

Drunken driver: Officers responded to a call from the 3000 block of Scott Street regarding a possible drunken driver at 9:30 p.m. Jan. 11. The driver hit another vehicle and did not stop. Another officer was also in the area and located the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was stopped.  Officers conducted a field sobriety test, which the subject failed.

Central

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

Ejected, rejected: An individual called police at 2:45 a.m. Jan. 24 to say that an acquaintance threatened and pulled a knife on him outside a bar on Grant Avenue. As the victim walked home, the suspect appeared again, jumping from a vehicle that appeared to be following him home. The victim called 911 on his cell phone, and responding officers detained the suspect.

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