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

Shoplifting: Officers went to a shop in Stonestown, where a suspect had shoplifted some electronic items at 6 p.m. April 6. The resident of the 4300 block of California Street was cited.

Tagger takedown: Officers on patrol at Capitol Avenue and Lobos Street at 7:43 p.m. April 6 spotted a juvenile with a spray-paint can raising his arm to spray graffiti on a wall. The suspect saw the officers and ran to a nearby store. The officers chased and tried to detain the suspect, but the boy’s father intervened, trying to block the officers. The boy violently resisted arrest and had to be taken to the ground.

All the while, the father and son yelled obscenities and struck the officers. With the assistance of additional officers, both suspects were subdued and arrested on suspicion of battery and resisting arrest. The boy’s telephone had photos of graffiti, including a recent marking on a parked San Francisco Police Department patrol car.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Sniff test: Members of Bayview’s plainclothes team were in the area of Carr Street and Salinas Avenue at 3:05 p.m. April 3 when they saw a vehicle parked on the sidewalk. Officers spoke with the driver and noticed a strong odor of marijuana inside the car. Officers searched the vehicle and found suspected cocaine and suspected marijuana. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to Bayview Station.

Mortuary shooting: An officer responded to Washington’s Mortuary on La Salle Avenue regarding shots fired at 9 p.m. April 3. The employee told the officer someone had shot into the mortuary window and hit one of the caskets, and that there was now a bullet embedded in the casket. The casket was empty, and there had not been a funeral for more than a week. No one was hurt.

Bullet riddled: Officers responded to the area of Wisconsin Street and Coral Road at 3:44 a.m. April 4 regarding a shots-fired incident. Officers saw a vehicle with bullet holes in it. Officers searched the area for suspects to no avail. Officers found no other evidence.

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