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.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Unclean: Officers received a report of persons using and dealing drugs inside a laundromat at Holloway and Brighton avenues at 6:01 p.m. March 1. They stopped and found one of the subjects, who lives on Brighton, in possession of crack cocaine and narcotics paraphernalia.

At least he didn’t drive: Officers 10:45 p.m. March 1 went at to the 1500 block of 45th Avenue, where a patron had hired a cab from Geary Boulevard and refused to pay the cab fare when he was dropped off. The driver persisted, at which point the patron struck the cabdriver numerous times and then went into a nearby residence. The officers located the suspect, who was belligerent and drunk, then arrested him on suspicion of robbery.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Someone needs a hug: Officers were traveling east on Westpoint Road at Middlepoint Road at 5:35 p.m. March 1 regarding an ongoing fight between two females.

The fight escalated between the two female subjects and approximately 30 other onlookers, several of whom joined in and began fighting.

Numerous officers responded. One officer intervened and ended the assault by “bear hugging” four women at once. In the end, two suspects were taken into custody for fighting and assault on a police officer. One officer sustained a slight injury to his arm.

Shooting: Officers responded to the unit block of Osceola Lane at 4:20 p.m. March 2 regarding a shooting. A shooting victim was lying on the floor inside of the back bedroom. One officer spoke with a witness at the scene and received a suspect description. Prior to this incident, plainclothes officers had seen the suspect in a vehicle driven by an unknown female. After a thorough investigation, the officers identified the suspect and a possible address for him. He was taken into custody.

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