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.
Pacific Heights, Marina, Japantown, Polk Gulch
Aggressive jaywalker: Officers on patrol in the area of Larkin and O’Farrell streets at 1:45 a.m. Jan. 31 observed a man with no shirt on walking against a red light. Several vehicles had to swerve to avoid hitting the subject. The officers attempted to verbally stop the subject to see if he was all right. The subject became verbally combative toward the officers and took a fighting stance with them.
The officers attempted to detain the subject, but he resisted. The officers were finally able to gain control of the subject and handcuff him. As the officers were speaking to him, he spit in one officer’s face. The subject was placed in the patrol car. He lied about his name, but the officers found his true identity. The subject had warrants. He was booked on several charges.
Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park
Out-of-towners: Officers saw two men walk into traffic in the area of 18th Avenue and Geary Boulevard at 4:40 p.m. Feb. 2. The men approached a vehicle that had no license plates and opened the rear hatch. Officers detained the men, one of whom had the keys to the car.
Upon running the vehicle identification number, officers determined that the car had been reported stolen out of Los Angeles County. The men, who both lived out of state, were charged with auto theft and possession of stolen property.
South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero
Assault: An officer on patrol near the 1000 block of Mission Street on Feb. 4 responded to an assault. She saw a female victim bleeding from the nose and a man putting his jacket on.
The officer exited her patrol car, separated the suspect from the victim, and placed him into custody. Witnesses to the attack told the officer that the suspect punched the victim numerous times about the head and face. The suspect was booked into County Jail.