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

Aggressive cabbie: Officers responded to the area of Eddy and Webster streets on a call of road rage at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 27. The victim was being followed by a cab whose driver was attempting to run her off the road. The officers located the taxi in the area and detained the driver. Both parties were interviewed. The incident started over a traffic altercation in the Marina area. During the incident, the taxi driver exited the cab and “pounded” on the victim’s car window. The victim, fearful for her safety, drove away. The taxi driver followed her and tried to run her off the road. The officers placed the taxi driver under arrest.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

Indecent exposure: Officersresponded to a call of a man exposing himself at Geary Boulevard and Park Presidio at 7:40 p.m. Feb. 3. When the first officer arrived on scene, he observed the suspect with his pants down facing the bus shelter. The suspect saw the officer and began to run east on Geary. He attempted to hide in the bushes, but the officers located him. He was charged with indecent exposure and officers later determined that the suspect had been arrested in two prior indecent exposures.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Buy Elle, or else! Officers responded to a complaint of a suspect aggressively selling magazines on Pinehurst Way and Upland Drive at 9:44 a.m. Feb. 8. The suspect was located at Ocean and Manor and found not to have a permit. He was arrested.

Southern

South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero

That’s not a kidney stone: Officers in the area of Natoma Alley on Feb. 6 saw a subject urinating on the public sidewalk. As the officers approached, they saw him drop a rock of crack cocaine to the ground. Further investigation showed that the subject was also wanted on an outstanding warrant from San Mateo County. He was booked at County Jail.

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