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

Beer warrants: Officers saw a woman drinking beer on the 400 block of Shotwell Street at 5:15 p.m. Sept. 19. She was found to be wanted on three separate warrants. The charges were petty theft with a prior arrest, grand theft and endangering the health of a child. In each case, she was released on her own recognizance and had multiple bench warrants for failure to appear.

Hooker hangout: A known prostitute with several prior arrests was arrested on a charge of loitering for the purposes of prostitution on 20th and Shotwell streets at 10:30 p.m. Sept. 20. A second suspect, believed to be her pimp, was arrested for the same offense.

Central

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

Burnouts: Two separate fires occurred inside the commercial establishment on the 100 block of Maiden Lane between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sept. 20. The police and fire departments are investigating the incidents as possible arson, with the suspect described as a heavyset man in his 20s.

Quiet burglary: An unknown burglar forced entry into an occupied apartment on the 1500 block of Washington Street between 2:30 and 3:20 p.m. Sept. 20. The suspect stole a laptop computer and backpack while the occupant remained asleep.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

Burglar on stairs: Residents of the 100 block of 19th Avenue returned home at 2:05 p.m. Sept. 19 to find that the glass on their front door had been broken and a front window was ajar. As they entered their home, they saw the burglar at the top landing of the stairs. The victims confronted the suspect and a struggle ensued until he fled out the front door.

Front-door thief entry: Residents left their home on the 2400 block of Bush Street at 3 p.m. Sept. 22. Shortly after they left, a neighbor noticed that their front door was open and saw a male exiting the house. After calling the residents, it was determined that a laptop had been stolen.

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