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 district, Noe Valley
Caught: A driver reportedly flew by officers conducting traffic enforcement at 17th and Florida streets without stopping at the stop sign at 9:52 a.m. Dec. 3. Officers conducted a traffic stop and found the suspect had an outstanding warrant, had no driver’s license and was in possession of marijuana. The suspect was cited for the original traffic violation and booked accordingly.
South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero
Purse snatcher: A purse was reportedly snatched in the area of Folsom and Third streets Nov. 27. An officer responded and was able to ascertain a detailed description from a very shaken-up victim. Officers were in the area of Maiden Lane and Stockton Street when they were advised by a bystander who witnessed the event. An officer arrested the suspect.
Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park
Fire starters: Officers were flagged down by a citizen who reported a fire in Golden Gate Park near Fulton and La Playa streets at 8:40 p.m. Dec. 5. The officers entered the park and discovered several homeless individuals sitting around a campfire.
Two men were given citations and were charged with maintaining a fire in a nondesignated area.
Whoops: Two armed men allegedly robbed a clerk at a store on the 4100 block of California Street at 9:45 p.m. Dec. 4. During the robbery, a customer, unaware of what was taking place, entered the business, and he was also robbed of his belongings. The investigation is ongoing.
Tenderloin, bordered by Geary, Market and Larkin streets
Whoops II: Plainclothesmen working a narcotics operation Nov. 28 at Turk and Leavenworth streets arrested two subjects who sold suspected heroin to an undercover officer. Suspected heroin was recovered, seized and the suspects were booked.