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.
Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill
Professional loiterers: Four people were arrested on suspicion of loitering for the purpose of prostitution near Post and Larkin streets at 1:38 a.m., 2:27 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. March 28.
Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park
Parole violation: An officer assigned to the K-9 unit, while patrolling the Richmond district, conducted a traffic stop at Great Highway and Cabrillo Avenue on a vehicle that had run a stop sign at 2:30 a.m. March 24. When he approached the vehicle, he saw that the driver had a scale, which is often used for weighing narcotics. A further search of the car revealed a canister with a fake bottom that had suspected methamphetamine and heroin in it. The 26-year-old man was charged with a parole violation and numerous narcotic violations.
Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park
Blocking traffic: An officer cited two individuals who live on the 1500 block of Ocean Avenue for impeding the flow of traffic on the 300 block of Miramar Avenue and disregarding a lawful order of an officer at 9:35 a.m. on March 27.
Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood
Wrong-way escape: Officers stopped a motorist at Milton and Bosworth streets at 5:35 p.m. March 24 for driving on a sidewalk. The motorist fled the traffic stop by driving the wrong way on a one-way street.
Gas money: A 47-year-old Portola district woman was robbed of her purse at gunpoint on the 900 block of Holyoke Street at 8:30 a.m. March 24. The suspects fled in a car.
Busted: Officers came upon a group of five juveniles smoking marijuana on the 3300 block of Folsom Street at 4:57 p.m. March 24. One was wanted on a warrant issued by the San Francisco Juvenile Court, and another was listed as missing with the San Francisco Police Department.