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.

Central

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

Fight zipped up: Officers responded to a fight taking place at an apartment on the 800 block of Pacific Street at 12:12 p.m. Nov. 30.

After separating the involved parties, one officer noticed a homemade firearm known as a zip gun sitting on the bedroom nightstand. The firearm was seized, and the resident of the apartment was arrested for possession of an illegal weapon.

Park

Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle

Please arrest him: A beat officer noticed a man jaywalking at Haight and Stanyan streets at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and approached him. A computer check revealed numerous warrants out of Berkeley for his arrest and an invitation to be returned to the custody of the California Department of Corrections.

Need for speed: Officers saw a driver fail to stop for a clearly posted stop sign in the area of Pierce and Eddy streets at 6:40 p.m. Nov. 24 and pulled him over. The driver did not have his license, claiming that he left it at home in Los Angeles.

A computer check showed that the CHP had confiscated his license, he was prohibited from driving and he had a warrant for the exact same violations. He went to jail, and his car was towed.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Pot bust: Officers went to the 2400 block of 46th Avenue at 3:07 p.m. Dec. 3 on a report of a marijuana-growing operation. They confiscated a large amount of marijuana, other drugs and illegal knives. The resident was arrested on a multitude of charges.

Drug bust: Officers saw a suspicious vehicle pull up on the sidewalk adjacent to an alleged drug house on the 200 block of Broad Street at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 3.

The officers stopped to investigate and were able to observe a drug sale. They confiscated suspected crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia. Two suspects, who live on Monticello Street, were arrested on drug and parole charges.

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