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

Not-so-innocent bystander: Officers on the 600 block of Pacific Avenue investigating an accident at 2 p.m. May 4 saw a local transient with a history of offenses and arrests at the Ping Yuen Housing Complex, yelling at the driver of one of the vehicles in the accident. The suspect confronted the officers with continued irrational behavior. The officers detained the individual and located an outstanding criminal warrant. The suspect became violent, resisted, was arrested and kicked out the window of one of the patrol cars while being transported.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

Convergence zone: A victim was walking in the area of the 4000 block of Balboa Street at 10:55 p.m. April 28 when he noticed three suspects standing on different corners of the intersection and continued walking. The three suspects suddenly converged on the victim, ordering him to close his eyes while one of the suspects took his wallet. The suspects fled south on 41st Avenue.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Stolen laptop: An officer in the area of McKinnon Avenue and Newhall Street onbike patrol May 1 saw a person chasing a man. The apparent suspect, whom the officer knew from past arrests, placed an unknown object, which turned out to be a stolen laptop, between trash cans on Newhall and continued running. The officer chased the subject while calling for additional officers. The subject was arrested a short time later. Officers searched the suspect and found numerous bags of marijuana.

Ingleside

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

Shooting: A dark pickup truck carrying three men stopped on the 900 block of Ellsworth Street at 1:40 p.m. May 3. Two of the truck’s occupants fired shots into cars parked nearby. The truck fled and four cars were found with bullet holes in them.

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