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.

Southern

South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero

Knife throwing: Officers responded to a call on Mission Street on May 4 regarding a person in an apartment building threatening residents with a knife.

When the officers arrived, the suspect was standing in his doorway with a knife in his hands. As the officers approached, the suspect threw the knife at them and started walking toward them with his hand behind his back. The officers ordered the suspect to stop walking and show his concealed hand. The suspect refused.

One of the officers was able to distract the suspect with pepper spray. The suspect was placed into custody and transported to the psychiatric ward at San Francisco General Hospital for evaluation and treatment.

Coke machine: Officers conducted a narcotics operation near Turk and Market streets May 5. They arrested a drug dealer with an address out of Oakland. She had 22 individually wrapped rocks of crack-cocaine and a large amount of cash in her possession when arrested.

Ingleside

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

Rude awakening: A resident of the 200 block of Wilde Avenue reported at 1 a.m. May 4 that he fell asleep on a sofa and awoke two hours later. During that time, a burglar had cut a window screen and entered the home. Nothing was missing.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Illegal turn: An officer stopped a driver for an illegal turn at 19th Avenue and Irving Street at 10 p.m. May 8.

The driver had a suspended license and was uninsured. He was cited, and his 2007 Kawasaki was towed.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Robbery: Officers went to Third Street and Gilman Avenue regarding a possible robbery at 3:40 p.m. May 8. A robbery victim told officers she followed the suspect. Officers later found the suspect on Fitzgerald Avenue. Officers detained the suspect and he was then booked.

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