S.F. Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

These are excerptsfrom 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

Drunken fights: Two alcohol-related incidents just before 1 a.m. turned into fights and subsequently arrests on the 400 block of Broadway at the same club Feb. 17 and Feb. 24.

Northern

Pacific Heights, Marina, Japantown, Polk Gulch

Tracked down: A LoJack system helped a victim of car theft recover his vehicle and aided in the arrest of a suspect. Officers responded to the area of Market and Laguna streets after a vechicle was reported stolen at 10:40 p.m. Feb. 17. Officers followed the vehicle’s LoJack signal and located the vehicle, which had two occupants. One person was arrested and the second was released. The vehicle was returned to its owner.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

No luck: A report of a man on a fire escape trying to break into a building was called in to police, who responded to the 900 block of Presidio Avenue at 3:23 a.m. Police found the suspect inside the garage. The caller told the officers that they heard a noise on the fire escape and the sound of someone trying to open a window into the apartment building. Officers checked the building and determined that the suspect was only able to get into the garage. A 46-year-old man was charged with burglary and possession of burglary tools.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Pot bust: Police made three arrests in what they say was a marijuana trafficking at Lincoln High School. Plainclothes officers who were working at 3:06 p.m. Feb. 29 observed a vehicle with three occupants who they suspected were involved in the trafficking. They followed the vehicle from Holloway and Granada to the Haight-Ashbury, then to an address in the Richmond district. The driver committed a vehicular violation and was stopped. The officers then located a large amount of marijuana. The suspects, who live on the 600 block of Taylor, the 300 block of Holloway and the 800 block of 35th Avenue, were arrested.

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