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.

Central

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

Are you going to eat that? Officers responded to the 600 block of Post Street at 7:30 p.m. June 19, where a witness said a man went into two restaurants and ate off customers’ plates. Officers detained a 42-year-old San Jose man and found that he was on active parole. He was booked on suspicion of being drunk in public and for a parole violation.

Southern

South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero

I want my bag back: Officers responded to Walgreens on the 600 block of Fourth Street at 12:01 p.m. June 19 regarding a robbery. One of the employees saw a man put some merchandise in his bag. The employee confronted the subject as he left the store, and he pushed her, knocking her against the door. The employee grabbed one of the suspect’s bags. The suspect fled with the stolenmerchandise but returned a few minutes later, demanding his bag back. The merchandise was recovered in the alley behind the store, and the suspect was booked.

Ingleside

Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood

Keep on truckin’: A witness followed a blue truck towing a trailer by its safety chains on Bayshore Boulevard. The trailer struck a parked car on Raymond Avenue at Elliot Street at 8:10 a.m. June 16, and the truck’s occupants abandoned it. Another witness found the truck on fire at London Street and Italy Avenue. Officers found that the trailer had been taken in Brisbane and the truck had been stolen in Millbrae.

Northern

Pacific Heights, Marina, Japantown, Polk Gulch

Just subscribe: Officers responded to California and Webster streets at 10:45 p.m. June 20 after a caller told dispatch that a subject was cutting the chain on a newspaper stand. The subject was near the stand holding a number of tools. The chain around the stand had been partially cut. The subject was arrested on suspicion of vandalism.

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