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.
Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill
Wild chase: Officers responded to a call of a security guard in pursuit of an alleged theft suspect on the 700 block of North Point at 3:29 a.m. Nov. 29. The guard directed the officers to where the suspect was last seen. Once spotted, the alleged suspect attempted unsuccessfully to escape on an allegedly stolen motorcycle and proceeded to flee through backyards.
Officers finally arrested the suspect near Bay and Leavenworth streets.
The suspect was found in possession of methamphetamine, numerous tools and stolen property linking him with several burglaries at Ghirardelli Square, which has had a series of burglaries at Ghirardelli Square between Nov. 21 and 29.
Since this arrest, there have been no further burglaries at that location, according to police.
Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle
Turned up: Officers were walking through Buena Vista Park at 8:40 a.m. Nov. 19 when they noticed a group sleeping in the brush. While investigating each individual, an officer recognized a name in the group.
He contacted the officers on site and advised them that the individual had failed to register as a sex offender as a condition of his release. The person was subsequently arrested for a felony violation.
Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood
Dude, there’s my car: A Bernal Heights woman said she saw her stolen car parked in front of a house on the 500 block of Peralta Avenue at about noon Dec. 4. She saw residents of the house milling around her car. Her car allegedly had different license plates on it. A 26-year-old male resident of the house, a 32-year-old Mission district woman and a 27-year-old Richmond district man were arrested for taking the car.
Narcotics were seized inside the house. Another stolen car was recovered nearby on the 300 block of Esmeralda Avenue. It, too, had different plates on it.
Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park
Pot bust: Officers investigated a suspicious residence on the 1100 block of Ocean Avenue at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and located a suspect who resides there. A large amount of marijuana was confiscated, and the suspect was arrested.