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

Unseasonably dressed: Plainclothes officers investigating prostitution at Bush and Larkin streets at 3 a.m. April 4 arrested a woman on suspicion of soliciting acts of prostitution. The woman also had outstanding criminal warrants for five counts of public nuisance and five counts of soliciting acts of prostitution. She was booked, rather than cited.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Identity crisis: Officers stopped a loiterer at a convenience store at Plymouth Avenue and Sadowa Street at 7:34 a.m. April 3. The person, who lives in Daly City, gave conflicting information about his identity. He was cited and delivered to his parole officer.

Ingleside

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

Bar fight: An officer arrested a 31-year-old Mission district man on the 3300 block of Mission Street at midnight March 31 on suspicion of aggravated assault in a nightclub. The man allegedly had struck another man over the head with a bottle after an argument about a woman.

A good neighbor: A 60-year-old Sunnyside district woman had her purse taken by two men on the 600 block of Monterey Boulevard at 5 p.m. March 31. She chased the thieves, and a neighbor joined in the pursuit. The neighbor demanded the purse back, and the thief dropped it to the ground. The suspects fled in a green car.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Drunken driving: Officers responded to the 200 block of Newhall Street regarding a traffic collision at 10:40 p.m. April 1. Officers noticed a very strong smell of alcohol on the driver of the wrecked automobile. The driver also had a suspended license and admitted to drinking “a couple of beers at home.” Officers administered a breath test, which the subject failed. The subject was placed under arrest and booked for drunk driving.

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