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

Lock up the laundry: Officers responded to a hot prowl (occupied dwelling) burglary on the 2000 block of Jones Street at 12:24 a.m. Feb. 2. Upon their arrival, they searched for the suspect, but he had already fled. A couple was in their apartment when they heard noises emanating from the laundry room. The male occupant went to investigate and saw the laundry room doorknob moving. He pressed his body against the door to hold it shut and felt pressure coming from the opposite direction as the suspect attempted to gain entry. The suspect then fled. The suspect was not seen.

Bayview

Bayview, Hunters Point

Wristband calling card: Officers responded to a residence on Quesada Avenue regarding a robbery in progress. Upon the officers’ arrival, they spoke with the victim, who told them she came home and noticed the door to her office was locked from the inside and after opening it with the key, she noticed that her computer was missing and a red, green and black wristband that she did not recognize was on her desk. The deadbolt lock on the back door, leading outside, was broken. She looked out the window and saw a male wearing a wristband identical to the one on her desk standing on the sidewalk in front of her house. She immediately called for the police.

An officer arrived and identified the suspect as possibly involved in another robbery where the suspect had poured gasoline on the victim. The suspect was taken back to Bayview station, where robbery inspectors took over the investigation. This suspect was ultimately identified in several robberies in the San Bruno Avenue corridor.

Taraval

Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Early Valentine: Officers went to an address on the 2600 block of San Jose Avenue, where a long-term girlfriend had struck her boyfriend numerous times in the face and neck at about 3 p.m. Feb. 3, causing bruises and scratches. She was arrested on suspicionof domestic violence.

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