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.

Central

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

A barker and a biter: At the North Beach fair at Stockton and Union streets at 6 p.m. June 15, an officer saw a drunken person harassing a dog that was tethered to a meter. The officer told the man to stop. The suspect turned on the officer and showered him with obscenities and spittle. The officer took the man into custody, but not before the suspect could bite the officer’s thumb.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Diverted driver: A woman took a phone and money from a car’s center console as the car’s driver paid for gas at a station near Thornton Avenue at 11:30 p.m. June 12.

Brotherly love: Officers responded to Jackson Playground at 17th and Arkansas streets at 3:08 p.m. June 12 regarding a fight. Two witnesses told officers that a group of students was walking and were approached by three men. An argument ensued, and one of the men took a handgun from his waistband and smacked someone on the side of the head. All parties then fled the scene. One witness said he believed that the suspect and victim might be brothers.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Toaster struggle: Officers responded to an address on Madrone Street where tenants had become involved in an altercation about the use of a toaster at 5:20 p.m. June 14. The assailant held either clothing or a towel over the victim’s face, leaving the victim unconscious on the floor. The victim was given medical assistance and the suspect was arrested on suspicion of felony assault.

Ingleside

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

Stop and go: An officer motioned to a motorist to pull to the curb at Mission Street and Russia Avenue at 1:55 p.m. June 15 after the officer saw the man run a stop sign. The motorist complied with the officer’s request, but drove away as the officer approached. Other officers stopped the Excelsior district resident nearby.

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