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.

Southern

South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero

Drug bust: Officers arrested three people in United Nations Plaza at 5:45 p.m. May 25. Two were charged with sales ofbase rock cocaine and conspiracy. The third was charged with possession of base rock cocaine.

Park

Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle

Theft in progress: A resident watched a person peer into parked cars and pull door handles at 4 a.m. May 28. The witness watched as the culprit smashed a window, entered the vehicle and rummaged around. With the description supplied, the thief was arrested.

Mission

Mission district, Noe Valley

Aggressive panhandling: A man near 16th and Church streets observed four juveniles walking in front of him at 6:01 p.m. May 22. The man said one of the suspects demanded money from him, so he walked across the street. He then saw two of the suspects follow him, so he ran into a store and asked the clerk for help. The suspects followed and demanded money again.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

Smoke break: An assault occurred on the 5300 block of Geary Boulevard at 5:10 p.m. May 24. A man had been smoking outside of a bar when a car pulled up. Two occupants got out and punched and knocked him to the ground.

When the victim tried to call 911, one of the suspects grabbed his phone and threw it to the ground. After a struggle, both suspects were arrested and charged with battery and conspiracy.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Close call: Officers stopped a vehicle after the driver went through stop signs at Ulloa Street and 45th Avenue at 2:30 p.m. May 31 and narrowly missed a Muni vehicle.

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