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.

Northern

Pacific Heights, Marina, Japantown, Polk Gulch

Not too subtle: A man walking around with a brick in his hand caught the attention of officers who responded to the 2000 block of California Street at 8:45 p.m. Dec. 23. The officers located the man hiding in a garage doorway. The officers detained him, and a computer check showed he was on active parole. The officers searched him and found a crack pipe. He was placed under arrest. The officers found metal screws wedged into the locking mechanism of the garage door where they found theman. They also found a brick in the same place. The man was booked.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Too much partying: Officers encountered a group of drunken revelers at 2:36 a.m. Jan. 1. One of the celebrants had struck a woman on the posterior. Three residents of Napa and Milpitas were arrested for public drunkenness.

Al Capone-style: On Dec. 31, a man in a vehicle had sprayed a store on the 4000 block of Judah Street with gunfire. At 8:30 p.m. Jan. 1, officers went to an address on the 2000 block of Sixth Avenue. They conducted a thorough investigation and located the suspect’s vehicle. They then conducted a ruse to get the man to leave his residence and arrested him. The officers confiscated numerous firearms, including the automatic handgun used in the shooting and assault weapons. The officers obtained a full confession from the man, including his motivation for shooting at the store. The man, who lives on the 2000 block of Sixth Avenue, was arrested on numerous charges. He is a convicted felon.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

No helmet, no license, no fun: Officers on patrol in the Bayview observed a woman riding a scooter with no helmet at 2:04 p.m. Dec. 26 at Oakdale Avenue and Baldwin Court. The officers made contact with the driver, who told them she did not have a driver’s license. The officers ran a computer check of the scooter, which revealed it had been stolen in San Francisco. The driver was placed under arrest.

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