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.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Domestic violence: Officers were called at 3:30 a.m. July 4 to an apartment on the 1500 block of Ocean Avenue where a man had beaten and choked his girlfriend after an argument. The officers arrested the man.

Suspicious behavior: Officers observed a number of people in a car acting suspiciously at 7:07 p.m. July 5 at Sloat Boulevard and Great Highway.

One of the suspects shouted an expletive when they saw the officers. One of the occupants, who lives in Daly City, was cited on suspicion of possessing marijuana.

Central

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

Happy holiday: At 10 p.m. July 4 at Larkin and Chestnut streets, an officer was directing traffic for the fireworks display when a vehicle approached with no headlights. The officer spoke with the San Francisco man behind the wheel about the lights and the fact that he was wearing gloves when the passenger mentioned that he was on probation for robbery.

Upon further investigation, the officer located a loaded handgun inside the driver’s waistband.

Ingleside

Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood

Parental problems: At 4 a.m. July 3 in the 200 block of Blythdale Avenue, a man and a woman argued about the hours she kept and the care she showed for their infant. They picked up the child from a baby-sitter’s house and he brought the woman to his mother’s house. The woman, a 23-year-old Sunnydale District resident, broke the windows at the mother’s home.

Assault with a plate: Two friends argued and the younger one, a 17-year-old Bernal Heights boy, struck the older one with a broken dinner plate at 9:15 p.m. July 3 in the 200 block of Richland Avenue. The teen was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault and turned over to a probation officer at the Juvenile Justice Center.

Southern

South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero

Vehicle resident: At 11 a.m. July 2 from 1500 block of Howard Street, officers responded to a complaint from a resident regarding a person living in a parked car. They located the vehicle, which had expired registration and someone inside. Upon further investigation, the officers located methamphetamine inside the vehicle. The subject was booked at county jail.

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