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

Armed with chopsticks: A man with chopsticks had to be subdued by police in Portsmouth Square. An officer arrived at the square on a report of a man taking martial arts fighting stances at Department of Public Works workers in the square at 1 p.m. March 9. Officers approached the suspect, and saw that he held a pair of chopsticks in a threatening manner. The officers described the suspect as “trancelike” and said he did not utter a word during the encounter. Ultimately, force had to be used to subdue him.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Muni robbery: Officers responded to a robbery that occurred on a Muni bus at Fitzgerald Avenue and Hawes Street at 1:45 p.m. March 9. Officers arrived on scene andspoke with the bus driver, who told officers that she heard a struggle on her bus. The driver turned and saw a subject taking an object from a passenger, then run off the bus and into the Alice Griffith Housing Project at the end of Fitzgerald Avenue. The victim told police that her tote bag was taken off of her right arm. Officers searched the area for the subjects but did not find them.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

DUI arrest: Officers stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation and for weaving at Sagamore Street and Brotherhood Way at 2:20 a.m. March 8. The driver, who lives in San Bruno, was reeking of alcohol when stopped. Field sobriety and chemical tests revealed that he was under the influence; accordingly, he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.

Ingleside

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

Meat thief: A grocery store security guard on the 3300 block of Mission Street watched as a 16-year-old Daly City girl walked out of the store with a shopping cart full of meat March 7. She was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting.

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