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

On the scent: At 2:24 p.m. July 6, officers observed at Lobos Street and Capitol Avenue a vehicle occupied by two individuals that had a strong aroma of marijuana coming from the car. After investigating, they found that the driver had a restraining order warrant, and they arrested the suspect.

Domestic violence: Officers responded to a call at 4:45 a.m. July 7 on the 1600 block of 48th Avenue, where a live-in boyfriend went berserk and started cutting a woman on the arms and legs with a knife. The suspect fled into the backyard, but was caught and arrested with a no-bail parole warrant.

Central

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

Team effort: After midnight July 6 at Pleasant and Taylor streets, Central and Ingleside station officers teamed up to take an auto thief into custody. The male parolee transient resisted efforts to arrest him and was subdued using pepper spray.

Ingleside

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

Fireworks injury: At 1 a.m. July 4, officers heard an explosion and saw smoke emanating from a car. The offivers investigated and found a 26-year-old Mission Terrace man injured inside of the car. His hand had been blown off. The officers rendered aid and recovered more fireworks.

Hit-and-run: At noon July 4 on the 800 block of Geneva Avenue, a 56-year-old Crocker Amazon motorcyclist was knocked off of his bike by another motorist who rear-ended him and drove off without identifying herself. The victim suffered abrasions.

Canine accomplice: A 43-year-old Visitacion Valley woman was entering her home when another woman dropped the leash of the dog she was walking and tried to pull the first woman’s purse from her shoulder at 7 p.m. July 4. The pair struggled, the first woman fell to the ground and the dog bit her shoulder. The suspect fled without the purse and was seen entering a home on the 200 block of Leland Avenue. The perpetrator was arrested for attempted robbery and for two San Mateo County warrants. The dog was not found.

Southern

South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero

Delinquent diner: At 5:05 a.m. July 2 at a Denny’s restaurant at 816 Mission St., officers arrested a person who threatened the manager of the restaurant. The person, who was already on probation, was booked for criminal threats.

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