S.F. Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

A log of daily events from the San Francisco Police Department

Ingleside

Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood

Runaways found: At 8:50 a.m. Wednesday, police found two juvenile runaways in a vacant unit on the 1900 block of Sunnydale Avenue. Both were arrested.

Drugs and theft: Officers at 1:25 p.m. Wednesday spotted a stolen car in the neighborhood. After stopping the driver, they found he was also in illegal possession of hypodermic needles. He was arrested on numerous charges.

Kidnapping hoax: At 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, police learned that a reported kidnapping and vehicle theft on the 1700 block of Sunnydale Avenue was a hoax.

Tagging: At 3:31 a.m. June 17, two officers spotted a man putting white graffiti on a barber pole on the 4700 block of Mission Street. Officers found the man was on probation and cited him for malicious mischief.

Multiple offenses: Officers responded at 5 a.m. June 17 to a house on the 200 block of Edinburgh on reports of a common-law husband beating his wife, cutting her with a knife and then raping her. The man allegedly also threatened to kill another person, who tried to intervene, in the residence. The man was arrested for false imprisonment, rape, domestic violence and criminal threats.

Tossed knife: At 1:50 p.m. June 17, two employees at a restaurant on the 4400 block of Mission Street were engaged in a heated argument that caused one to throw a knife at the other. The victim ended up with a cut on his head and the assailant was arrested for felony assault.

On road, on foot: Officers at 9:44 p.m. Tuesday spotted a car near the intersection of Arleta and Delta driving recklessly and at great speed, passing through stop signs, red lights and careening past other vehicles. Officers chased the driver on foot after he fled from the car, and they cited him for reckless driving, evading a police officer, driving with a suspended license, being in possession of marijuana and resisting arrest.

Central

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

Nightclub brawl: At 6:45 p.m. June 16, officers responded to a fight inside a nightclub on the 1300 block of Grant Avenue. People were treated for bodily injuries but neither would give information on who had hit them.

Assault report: Officers responded at 8:20 a.m. June 13 to the intersection of Columbus Avenue and Jackson Street on reports that a man had assaulted a man and woman. The female victim said her assailant had also assaulted an elderly man in the area. Medical aid was provided and the suspect was booked for felony aggravated assault.

Park screamer: A reporting party told police at 8:36 p.m. June 14 that a “disturbed” person was screaming in a park near the corner of Vallejo and Taylor streets. Officers arrested him, a repeat offender, for being under the influence of drugs, being a public nuisance and being in possession of a crack pipe.

Auto observer: At 2 a.m. June 14, two officers spotted a man suspiciously looking into parked cars. The officers detained the man, who was found to be in possession of crack cocaine, a crack pipe and a center punch, often used by so-called auto boosters.

Tent vandal: At 10:20 p.m. June 16, a man stumbled into a street fair tent on the 1300 block of Grant Avenue and damaged several items. Police detained the man and booked him for being drunk in public, then later found he was in possession of cocaine.

Disabled harassment: A group of men was reported at 6 p.m. June 17 for allegedly harassing an individual in a wheelchair on the 2800 block of Jones Street. Two members of the group assaulted a person who tried to intervene, but fled before officers arrived on the scene.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

BB incident: A man was shot, allegedly with a BB gun, at 10:05 p.m. June 16 on the 1800 block of Divisadero Street. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where doctors found a small object lodged in his stomach.

Another BB incident: At 7:58 p.m. June 16, officers responded to reports that someone was shooting out of a window on the 2600 block of Sutter Street, possibly with a BB gun. Officers learned it was a shooter stationed on a nearby balcony with a BB air rifle. The air rifle was confiscated and the 15-year-old shooter was charged with vandalism.

Assault, attempted theft: Two teenage girls told police at 7:20 p.m. June 15 that two assailants they recognized from school punched them, threw them to the ground and tried to steal their cell phones in the area of Fulton and La Playa streets. The attackers have not been located and the investigation continues.

Swiped bike: Someone reported on June 4 that a bicycle was stolen from an open garage on the unit block of Seventh Avenue. There were no signs of forced entry.

Swiped bikes: An unknown thief stole two bicycles sometime between 2 p.m. June 5 and 7 p.m. June 6 from a home on the 1800 block of Baker Street. There were no signs of forced entry.

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