S.F. Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

Central

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

Card scam: Wharf officers arrested a suspect near Pier 35 at 7 p.m. June 15 for bilking people in a three-card monte game. The suspect was wanted in Oakland on a warrant and had the tools of the trade plus a significant amount of cash in both hands.</p>

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Robbery: Officers responded to Seventh and Hubbell streets at 7:15 p.m. June 13 regarding a robbery. Officers met with a victim who said he had been robbed by two people. The victim had several scratches on his face. The suspects took his laptop, papers and a messenger bag and fled on foot. Officers located two suspects and had the victim view both suspects. The victim identified both people. An officer searched one of the suspects and located a loaded gun. Both suspects were arrested.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

It wasn’t me: Officers responded to a report of a heavily intoxicated driver smashing his car into a curb after blowing out a tire at La Playa Street and Great Highway at 7:53 p.m. June 14. The driver got out of the car, checked the tire, got back into the car, started drinking again and drove away. The officers located the car at 46th Avenue and Kirkham Street. The vehicle was parked in a handicapped zone and was unoccupied. The driver showed up and denied that he had been driving the vehicle. A witness was summoned and identified the driver. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was arrested.

Ingleside

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

Popular hiding spot: Officers heard shots fired at Sunnydale Avenue and Sawyer Street at 5:20 p.m. June 15 and chased a 16-year-old Visitacion Valley boy who had a gunin his hand. Another officer saw the boy throw the gun to a rooftop before he was arrested. A search of the area did not produce the gun, but did reveal another handgun hidden beneath shrubbery. The teen was booked on weapons and gang charges.

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