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.

Park

Cole Valley, Haight, Castro, Twin Peaks, Panhandle

Sweet scent of grass: A Golden Gate Park patrol officer in the area of Alvord Lake at 11:43 a.m. Sept. 4 came upon an individual that he had arrested in the past for possession of marijuana for sale.

The known vendor had been advised during a prior arrest about not loitering in the well-known Alvord Lake drug marketplace.

As the officer approached, he smelled the odor of fresh marijuana on the subject.

A search revealed concealed marijuana and pills.

The subject was taken to Park Station and booked on his latest narcotics and loitering charges.

Ingleside

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

On his own time: An off-duty officer observed a juvenile break into a car on Geneva and Prague streets at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 and steal property from inside.

He called three more officers to join the show and make the arrest.

Mission

Mission district, Noe Valley

Crack for sale: Plainclothes officers on narcotics enforcement duty at 17th and Mission streets encountered two known drug users engaging in a narcotics transaction at 4:50 p.m. Sept. 5. As the two suspects quickly began to walk away, officers moved in and took the seller into custody, where a large quantity of crack cocaine was discovered on her person.

Richmond

Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

Dual burglaries: Sometime overnight Sept. 7 on the 3000 block of Sacramento Street, an unknown burglar gained entry into an apartment and took jewelry.

No signs of forced entry were left behind.

Also overnight Sept. 7 on the 5100block of Geary Boulevard, an unknown burglar gained entry into a building by breaking a window, and stole an undetermined amount of property.

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