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.

Park

Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle

Sucker punched: At 2 a.m. June 28, a man was approached by a stranger on the street who punched him twice in the face, causing him to fall and drop a canvas bag. The suspect grabbed it and fled.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Used car: Officers investigated a vehicle at 2:42 a.m. June 30 at Sloat Boulevard and Great Highway that had been used previously in a weapons case. They located a minor in the vehicle who was in possession of alcohol. She was cited and released.

Central

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

Once bitten, twice shy: An individual was on his way home on Bush Street at 3 a.m. June 29 when he encountered a woman on the street. The woman went to his apartment with him and a short while later he learned that she was a prostitute. The woman demanded money and when the victim refused, she took cash from his wallet and nightstand. When he attempted to get his money back, the woman bit his face.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Caught red handed: Officers responded to a burglary call on the 1300 block of Quesada Avenue on June 29. Officers spoke with the suspect, who they found on arrival and who had items of evidence on her. She was arrested in connection with the burglary. After the initial investigation, it was found that the suspects had kicked in the rear door of the house and left the same way.

Ingleside

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

Landlord arrested: An officer investigated a landlord-tenant dispute on the 400 block of Silver Avenue at 11 a.m. June 30 and arrested the landlord, a 49-year-old Excelsior man, on suspicion of criminal threats and brandishing a knife.

Tenderloin

Tenderloin, bordered by Geary, Market and Larkin streets

Transaction in action: On June 28 at Turk and Taylor streets, plainclothes officers observed a hand-to-hand transaction. The officers detained the parties and a seized 16 rocks of crack cocaine. Both people were arrested.

Southern

South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero

Shoplifter: Officers responded to the Safeway store at 298 King St. at 10:35 a.m. June 30 and met with the store manager, who told them that store security confronted a shoplifter who refused to pay for or return the items. The store manager followed the suspect near the Caltrain station. The suspect turned toward the manager and said he had a gun while simulating a gun in his pocket. The subject was booked for robbery and a probation violation.

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