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
Carjacking: A man was carjacked at gunpoint while seated inside his car at the corner of Yosemite Avenue and Lane Street at 11:15 p.m. Jan. 10. The man was speaking on his cell phone when a masked gunman approached him and demanded his car and property. The suspect drove southbound on Third Street. The man reported that a Plymouth Voyager also sped away from the scene, following the suspect.
Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill
Tipped off by tabs: Officers observed a vehicle on Eighth Street being driven without current registration tabs at 10:55 p.m. Jan. 14. The officers conducted a routine wants-and-warrants check that revealed the driver was on active probation with a search condition. The officers found a stolen, loaded .38-caliber handgun in the driver’s console. The handgun had been reported stolen from the 500 block of Octavia Street in 1988.
Mission district, Noe Valley
Phone theft: The victim was walking with two friends on Mission Street at 4:50 p.m. Jan. 9, when three suspects approached him and asked what gang he was with. The victim said he was not in a gang. One of the suspects pulled out a knife and took the victim’s cell phone. An officer on routine patrol saw the suspects walking on Precita Avenue near Shotwell Street. Numerous officers responded and placed the suspects under arrest and found the victim’s cell phone on one of the suspects. One of the suspects is a confirmed Norteño gang member, and had an order to stay away from San Francisco. Two suspects were juveniles, and they were booked at juvenile hall.
Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park
Stolen keys, stolen car: On the 500 block of 33rd Avenue, a suspect went behind a counter of a business and stole the victim’s keys and cell phone between 2 and 5 p.m. Jan. 1. The victim didn’t notice the items missing until later in the day.