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.

Mission

Mission district, Noe Valley

Caught in traffic: Officers conducted a traffic stop for a mechanical violation at 19th and Shotwell streets at 8:56 p.m. June 7. The driver did not have a valid license and was arrested.

A search revealed that he was in possession of methamphetamine. He also was on felony probation. Another occupant of the vehicle also was arrested and found to be in possession of illegal drugs.

Central

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

Swiped: An employee of a restaurant on Geary Street was seen swiping a customer’s credit card on a small handheld device at 8:35 p.m. June 4. Security saw the act and detained the woman. It was determined that she was using a credit card reader that records information. Officers booked the woman on three felony counts.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Carpool: Officers observed a suspicious vehicle with multiple occupants, one of whom was on parole, on the 100 block of Sadowa Street at 5:07 p.m. June 5. They stopped to investigate and found that the vehicle was stolen, that one of the occupants was in possession of suspected crack cocaine and that there was a stolen computer in the vehicle. Two suspects were arrested on suspicion of parole violation, auto theft, receiving stolen property and narcotics violations.

Southern

South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero

$5 theft: Officers responded to the 900 block of Market Street at 12:50 a.m. June 9 regarding a victim of a robbery. Officers spoke with a man who told them that he was robbed of $5 nearby on Sixth Street. Other officers were in the area searching for the suspects when they detained two suspects.

The victim positively identified the suspects. The $5 was recovered from the suspects, who were booked for robbery and conspiracy.

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