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

Deal or no deal: Officers were in the area of Hyde and Geary streets when they noticed two men appear to make a hand-to-hand drug exchange at 7 p.m. Feb. 22. One suspect reached into his waistband and turned and ran. The officers gave chase and recovered a .38-caliber handgun that the suspect attempted to throw away while running.

Ingleside

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

Caught with their pants down: Officers checked on suspicious activity inside a parked car at Bernal Heights park at 12:40 a.m. Feb. 25 and found a couple in a compromising position. The couple admitted to engaging in prostitution, having begun their acquaintance on Bayshore Boulevard. The pair, a 23-year-old Bayview man and a 33-year-old Hunters Point woman, were cited for disorderly conduct.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Stair case: Officers went to an address on Montana Street where a man had thrown a woman down a flight of stairs at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23. The suspect was arrested on felony assault charges.

Hide and seek: An officer observed three people crouching near a playground on the 600 block of Capitol Avenue at 2:38 p.m. Feb. 22. He stopped to investigate and found that one of the trio, who lives in Antioch, was wanted on a no-bail domestic violence warrant from Contra Costa County.

Outnumbered: Two people were walking near Holy Name School at Lawton Street and 39th Avenue at 4:32 p.m. Feb. 21 when more than 10 suspects confronted them. One of the suspects demanded money. The victims refused, at which time multiple suspects beat them, knocking them to the ground and causing injuries. The suspects then fled toward the Lower Great Highway. Officers located the suspects at Kirkham Street and Great Highway. Four suspects were arrested on suspicion of felony assault and attempted robbery.

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