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

Drugbust: Plainclothes officers conducted narcotics surveillance at Jones and O’Farrell streets June 1.

They observed a man making hand-to-hand transactions. They determined the man was selling crack cocaine, and he was arrested.

Mission

Mission district, Noe Valley

Knife throwing: Officers were sent to 16th and Valencia streets at 11:27 p.m. June 4 on a call of a person brandishing a weapon. Upon arrival they located the suspect, who had the knife in his hand. Upon being ordered to drop the knife, the suspect threw the knife at the officers. The suspect was taken into custody. Further investigation revealed that the incident began as an attempted robbery.

Central

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

Bottle toss: An officer detained four individuals on the 600 block of Green Street at 5:49 p.m. June 4 for throwing beer bottles at buildings, cars and people. Two were arrested.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Assault and robbery: Officers responded to Third and Underwood streets regarding a robbery at 5 a.m. June 3. The victim told the officers that he was walking to the bus stop when two people attacked him. The victim said the suspects hit him on the neck, knocked him to the ground and kicked him in the back numerous times, demanding money. The suspects fled on foot.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

DUI: Officers responded to a traffic accident at Lake Merced Boulevard and John Muir Drive, where a driver had smashed into a pole, injuring his passengers at 11:02 p.m. June 3. The resident of the 2900 block of Pacific Avenue failed field and chemical sobriety tests. He was arrested.

Batteries are powering defection from the electric grid

“Minimizing my impact on the planet is something I’ve been working on since I was, like, 13 years old.”

More safe sites for people living in vehicles proposed

“This is not a new model; this is something that’s been utilized around the country.”

Homelessness dipped in San Francisco during pandemic

“Our investments in shelter and housing are resulting in improvements in the lives of people experiencing homelessness and conditions on our streets.”