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.

Bayview

Hunters Point

Bike bust: Officers were on patrol near Sixth Street on Dec. 24 when they observed a person riding his bicycle on the sidewalk. They stopped the person and attempted to give him a citation. It was obvious to these officers that this person was not being truthful about his identity. He was wanted for a parole violation and had five rocks of crack cocaine in his mouth.

Southern

South of Market, China Basin, Embarcadero

Box-cutter attack: Officers responded Jan. 11 to a stabbing at Mission and Eighth streets, where a victim was bleeding from the hand. He told the officers the suspect seemed drunk and had cut him for no reason. Officers located the suspect near Seventh and Mission streets. The suspect resisted arrest but was taken into custody. A bloody box cutter was still in the suspect’s pocket when he was arrested.

Central

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

Take down: On the 100 block of Jackson Street, an officer responded to the scene of a shoplifting where the female suspect was fighting with security personnel attempting to take her into custody at 2:35 p.m. Jan. 7. The officer attempted to handcuff the combative suspect. The suspect resisted the officer’sefforts and, in the struggle, the officer fell to the sidewalk, but landed on top of the suspect.

Northern

Pacific Heights, Marina, Japantown, Polk Gulch

ATM spree: Officers responded to a robbery on the 1500 block of Van Ness Avenue at 11:50 p.m. Jan. 1. The victim told the officers someone robbed him at gunpoint as he withdrew money from an ATM. The suspect fled in a vehicle, which the victim described to the officers. Another robbery occurred near Ocean and Mission streets and another at Mission and First streets. The victim at Ocean and Mission gave the same vehicle description. Officers located the vehicle near Eddy and Gough streets and all the occupants were arrested.

Bay Area NewsLocal

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

A proposal for a Trader Joe’s location in existing retail space in the bottom floor of the 555 Fulton St. building was up for a vote at the Planning Commission on Thursday, July 22, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)
Trader Joe’s approved for Hayes Valley, bringing long-awaited grocery store

New Seasons Market canceled plans at 555 Fulton St. citing construction delays

Gov. Newsom wants $4.2 billion to finish the Central Valley link for the bullet train, but legislators aren’t sold. (Illustration by Anne Wernikoff, CalMatters; iStock; CA High Speed Rail Authority; Shae Hammond for CalMatters)
Bullet train budget battle: Should California spend more on urban transit, not high-speed rail?

By Marissa Garcia CalMatters High-speed rail was supposed to connect California’s urban… Continue reading

Cooks work in the kitchen at The Vault Garden. (Courtesy Hardy Wilson)
Help wanted: SF restaurants are struggling to staff up

Some small businesses have to ‘sweeten the pot’ when hiring workers

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at Ruby Bridges Elementary School in Alameda during a March 2021 press conference. (Credit Ed Reed/EdSource)
How California plans to deter costly special education disputes

Fund is meant to help parents and schools settle differences before heading to court

Most Read