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, 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.
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.
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.
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.