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.

Northern

Pacific Heights, Marina, Japantown, Polk Gulch

Red handed: An officer was on patrol in the area of Olive and Polk streets at 11:45 p.m. March 2 when he observed a man he suspected was using narcotics. The officer asked the man to take his hands out of his pockets, at which time he saw narcotics in his hands. The officer placed the subject under arrest and located more narcotics and drug paraphernalia on him. The subject was booked.

Central

Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill

Accidental capture: Officers were responding to a fight on Broadway in emergency mode with lights and siren at 10 p.m. March 5, when the Honda in front of them came to an abrupt stop at Columbus and Pacific avenues. Two suspects got out of the vehicle and ran into a nearby restaurant, where they were captured. The vehicle that they drove was reported stolen, and the driver was on active probation.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Drug bust: Officers responded to the 1700 block of LaSalle regarding multiple subjects selling drugs from a white van at 11:25 p.m. March 7. Officers made contact with a subject inside the van whom they knew from previous arrests. Officers searched the subject, who was on parole and located suspected narcotics as well as other paraphernalia.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

Perusing parked cars: A plainclothes officer saw a man walking along the curb line, west on Geary Boulevard from Presidio Avenue on March 4. The suspect was looking into windows of parked cars along Geary. The suspect noticed the officer and quickly walked away from the curb line. The officer stopped to talk to the male, who he determined was wanted on a parole violation warrant. The officer also found the male to be in possession of “shaved” keys and two bolt cutters.

Bay Area NewsLocal

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Crowded neighborhoods left out of Slow Streets

Tenderloin, SoMa seen as bad fit for car-free program

Parents press for in-person options, better distance learning as Board of Education weighs fall plans

With distance learning looking likely to continue in the fall semester, some… Continue reading

City attorney seeks to block contractor in Nuru scandal from obtaining government contracts

City Attorney Dennis Herrera has moved to prohibit AzulWorks, Inc. and its… Continue reading

Supes approve $2.1M settlement over sewage spills at SF’s Hall of Justice jail

San Francisco has tentatively agreed to pay out a total of $2.1… Continue reading

US backs down in fight with Harvard, MIT over student visas

The U.S. backed down from a high-profile confrontation with two elite universities… Continue reading

Most Read