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.
Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park
Alms in his palms: At 5:51 p.m. July 6, plainclothes officers were in the area of 48th Ave. and Fulton Street when they observed a male they knew to be on active parole for burglary. The officers had knowledge that this suspect would steal from collection boxes at churches in San Francisco. They determined that the suspect had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for a parole violation. In conducting a search of the suspect,officers discovered a check that was written to a church in the Sunset District. The suspect admitted to the officers that he had taken this check from the collection box the evening before.
Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood
Check yourself: At 4 p.m. July 9 on the 4900 block of Mission St., officers responded to a check-cashing business on a report of a fraud in progress. They arrested a 28-year-old woman from the 1000 block of Le Conte Street for passing a bad check. Her companion, a 25-year-old man from the 300 block of Athens Street, was charged with fraud and possession of narcotics. The car the man was driving had been stolen.
Tenderloin, bordered by Geary, Market and Larkin streets
Break the chain: On July 4 on Market and Powell streets, foot-patrol officers observed a large fight involving several juveniles. They spoke to the beaten victim who told the officers that the juveniles had robbed him of a chain by hitting him in the face. Two juveniles were booked for robbery.
Bayview, Hunters Point
Shot in the back: Officers responded to a call of a person shot in the back at 7:10 p.m. July 11 at Fitzgerald Ave. and Jennings St. They found a vehicle with numerous bullet holes and then located the victim, who had a single gunshot wound to his back. Officers called for a medic and transported the victim to the hospital. The victim told officers he had been shot by four unknown juvenile suspects inside of a car. Officers searched the area, to no avail. The victim was listed in stable condition.
Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill
Been caught dealin’: At 11:30 p.m. July 10 at Geary and Hyde streets, a plainclothes narcotics detail made an arrest of a 33-year-old Hispanic female, who sold them “crack cocaine.” The suspect had more than $300 in multiple denominations, indicating she had made several sales in the area.