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

Working girls: Plainclothesmen arrested two women after watching them attempt to engage several men at Polk and Sutter streets at 2 a.m. April 18. The women aggressively blocked the men’s path. The women, from Vallejo and Vacaville, were booked for warrants and continuing offense in soliciting acts of prostitution.

Vandalism: A 50-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of vandalism and possession of a suspected crack pipe on the 600 block of Geary Street at 10:30 a.m. April 20.

Northern

Pacific Heights, Marina, Japantown, Polk Gulch

Concealed weapon: Officers responded to the 1400 block of Webster Street at 6:15 p.m. April 13 regarding an auto break-ins. The officers were in the area searching for the suspects when they observed three teenagers who matched the description of the suspects.

The officers followed the subjects, who split up. When one officer detained one 15-year-old subject, he found a pistol tucked into the teen’s waistband. With the help of another officer, he was able to place the boy under arrest. The boy was transported to the Youth Guidance Center and booked for possession of a loaded firearm.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Shooting: Officers responded to the 1500 block of McKinnon Avenue at 10:47 p.m. April 18 regarding a person who had been shot. They spoke with a witness who told them that she entered her house and saw two people she didn’t know on the sidewalk. The witness then heard four or five gunshots and saw the two people run from the area. The officer spoke with another witness who said he heard eight to 10 gunshots and saw two people get into a car nearby and flee the area. Early the next morning an officer was at Third Street and Evans Avenue when he saw the vehicle in which the two suspects fled. Several officers arrived on scene, and the occupants of the vehicle were detained without incident.

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