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

<strong>The Craigslist defense: Officers arrested a woman from Fairfield on suspicion of loitering for the purposes of prostitution at Pine and Leavenworth streets at 2 a.m. May 13. The woman told officers that they couldn’t arrest her because she made her arrangements on Craigslist.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Armed robbery: Officers were called to 17th and Vermont streets regarding a robbery with a gun at 10:45 a.m. May 16 and spoke with two victims who said they had pulled their truck over when a man walked up and lifted up his shirt, revealing a gun in his waistband. The victims gave the suspect their money and cell phones. The suspect then told the victims to drive away quickly or he would shoot them.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

Break-in: A suspect gained entry into a business on the 2100 block of Clement Street between 10:30 p.m. May 10 and 10 a.m. May 11 by smashing the glass on the front door. The suspect took cash and a camera.

Park

Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle

Gunfire: A woman who resides near Eddy and Scott streets heard several shots at 12:40 a.m. May 10 and felt a projectile strike a wall near her. She grabbed her son and took cover. The entry door and adjacent wall had several rounds through them.

Northern

Pacific Heights, Marina, Japantown, Polk Gulch

Home invasion: Officers responded to the 2400 block of Greenwich Street regarding a possible home-invasion robbery at 7 p.m. May 10. A vehicle in front of the property took off as an officer arrived. The driver of the vehicle was bleeding from the hand, and the officers could smell marijuana in the car. The subject was arrested.

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