July 26, 2011
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July 25, 2011
1400 block of Scott St. (O'Farrell St.) Burglary Construction trailer
broken into overnight and power tools were taken.
1600 block of Turk St. (Pierce St.) Burglary Vacant public housing
apartment broken into over the weekend and power tools were taken.
1100 block of Scott St. (Turk St.) 12:30 PM Robbery A resident was
followed into his home and robbed at gunpoint of his wallet while his house
was ransacked by four robbers.
Divisadero St. and Geary Blvd. 3:50 PM Robbery A 27 year old SF woman
had her cell phone wrenched from her hand by a robber who ran away with the
Stonestown 6 PM Extortion Haight Street Foot Beat Officer Granucci was
told by a merchant of an acquaintance who was being extorted. The victim
had befriended a younger woman (18 years old) who had stolen his money and
his passport from his home in the Richmond District the week before. The
younger woman then contacted the victim and said that she would return his
identity papers for $500.
Lieutenant Kerr took over the case and arranged for the victim and the
suspect to meet in a Stonestown restaurant. Sergeant Ryan and posse set up
a surveillance with the help of Richmond Station officers, as the case was
assigned to their command. The officers noted a counter-surveillance by two
men when they arrived.
The suspect sent a 17 year old girl to meet the victim. Sergeant Ryan's
squad arrested the juvenile for extortion after she demanded the money from
the victim. She told the police that the two men seen earlier were involved
in the crime, too. That pair, a 19 year old Daly City man and a 19 year old
OMI District man, were arrested after a foot chase through the
neighborhood. They were charged with conspiracy and extortion.
A search warrant (for the stolen money and documents) was granted for a
home on the 300 block of Byxbee Street and Tactical Company officers served
it at 2 AM on July 26. Most of the stolen identity papers and none of the
money was recovered.
The original theft suspect, an 18 year old OMI District resident, was
arrested at the home as was the homeowner, a 39 year old man. He was
charged with possessing a handgun with its serial number removed and she
was charged with extortion. Four handguns and three rifles were seized
during the search warrant.
6th Ave. and Irving St. 2:15 AM Traffic Case A Millbrae man left his car
double parked with the engine running. Two men jumped into the car and
drove off in it. The thief clipped a parked car with the stolen car and
struck a lamp post nearby. The suspects abandoned the car and fled on foot.
1100 block of Divisadero St. (Turk St.) 3:35 PM Theft Unattended cell
phone taken from counter of dry cleaner.
Divisadero and Eddy Streets 9:40 AM Warrant Service Sergeant Burrows
arrested a 50 year old SF man on a local burglary warrant.
Haight Street Corridor
600 block of Clayton St. (Haight St.) Auto Burglary Occurred in the
Masonic Ave. and Haight St. 6:45 PM Disorderly Conduct A 30 year old SF
man annoyed a French family while they were waiting for a bus. He showed
them a knife and boarded the MUNI coach with them. A passerby called the
police and Officer Sterns found the bus at Haight and Fillmore Streets. He
arrested the suspect for being drunk in public.
500 block of Lincoln Way (6th Ave.) Auto Burglary Occurred overnight.
200 block of Noe St. (15th St.) Theft A man double parked his van in
front of a liquor store and asked for a bottle of brandy. He inspected it
and asked for a different brand. He ran from the store with the second
bottle when the clerk was distracted while putting the first bottle away.
The thief dropped his wallet during his escape and the clerk was able to
identify the man from his drivers license photo.
500 block of Scott St. (Fell St.) Stolen Vehicle '85 Yamaha motorcycle
Waller and Delmar Streets Auto Burglary Occurred overnight.
July 22, 2011
Divisadero and O'Farrell Streets 9 AM Robbery A 73 year old Park Merced
woman had her purse snatched by a robber.
Golden Gate Park - Alvord Lake 3:40 PM Aggravated Assault A man lost a
fight inside the park and returned with three friends who assaulted three
others, putting all three in the hospital with head and facial injuries.
1200 block of 2nd Ave. (Lincoln Way) Burglary Occurred between 9:15 and
10:15 PM. Illegal entry via front door. Bike, two laptop computers, purse
and wallet taken.
First block of Flint St. (16th St.) Burglary Occurred overnight. Forced
entry of building's garage - bike taken.
1400 block of McAllister St. (Scott St.) Burglary Occurred between July
19 and 22. Entry via open window. Television and computer taken.
100 block of Corbett Ave. (Ord St.) Auto Burglary Occurred July 16.
Haight Street Corridor Sit/Lie Violations One warned and one cited during
the course of the day.
Irving St. and 7th Ave. Auto Burglary Occurred overnight.
Lyon and Oak Streets Auto Burglary Occurred in the morning.
1400 block of Oak St. (Lyon St.) Auto Burglary Occurred between July 20
Oak and Lyon Streets 9:40 PM Traffic Case 28 year old Nob Hill woman
cited for driving with a suspended license; her car was impounded.
Terra Vista and Barcelona Avenues Auto Burglary Occurred in the evening
of July 21.
July 21, 2011
100 block of Parnassus Ave. (Cole St.) 1:10 AM Robbery A 24 year old
Ashbury Heights man was robbed at knifepoint of his phone and wallet. The
suspect, a black male in his late 30's wearing a white baggy shirt over
dark baggy sweatpants, fled on foot.
500 block of Baker St. (Grove St.) Vandalism Window broken during the
Buena Vista East Ave. and Buena Vista Terr. Auto Burglary Occurred
First block of Delmar St. (Waller St.) Theft Locked bicycle taken
1800 block of Eddy St. (Scott St.) Vandalism Window broken during the
2000 block of Fell St. (Cole St.) Stolen Vehicle '92 Nissan recovered.
Golden Gate Park - Kezar Dr. and Waller St. Auto Burglary Occurred during
Haight Street Corridor - MUNI bus Theft Victim reported having his pocket
picked during a ride from Market and Powell Streets to Haight and Stanyan
Streets. His wallet was taken.
Warren Dr. and Locksley Ave. 5:45 PM Traffic Case Car versus bicycle;
motorist and cyclist injured.
July 19, 2011
1600 block of Turk St. (Scott St.) 12:40 AM Robbery A man walking home
from a bar was mugged by six to eight robbers. He lost his cell phone and
600 block of Broderick St. (Grove St.) Burglary Occurred between June 30
and July 19. Bike taken from garage.
2000 block of Grove St. (Cole St.) Burglary Occurred between July 13 and
19. Bike taken from locked garage.
1800 block of McAllister St. (Baker St.) Burglary Occurred during the
day. Entry via unlocked window. Electronic games, laptop and car keys
500 block of Central Ave. (Hayes St.) 1:20 PM Battery Officer Diskin
investigated an argument and arrested a 58 year old Pittsburg, CA, woman
First block of Cole St. (Fulton St.) 1:30 AM Vandalism Window of parked
car broken with a hammer.
Divisadero and Eddy Streets Auto Burglary Occurred between July 17 and
1800 block of Golden Gate Ave. (Broderick St.) Auto Burglary Occurred
Haight Street Corridor
1100 block of Masonic Ave. (Haight St.) Auto Burglary Occurred between
July 15 and 16.
Page St. and Masonic Ave. Vandalism Window of parked car broken the
morning of July 16.
1500 block of Waller St. (Clayton St.) Auto Burglary Occurred between
July 15 and 16.
Haight St. and Buena Vista West 3 AM Disorderly Conduct Sergeant Silas
and posse arrested three people, all San Francisco residents in their late
teens and twenties, for being drunk in public and for possessing marijuana
and open containers of alcohol.
600 block of Stanyan St. (Haight St.) Counterfeit Money A grocery store
manager reported receiving two counterfeit bills on July 17. The U.S.
Secret Service was advised.
July 18, 2011
600 block of Clayton St. (Haight St.) 3:40 PM Robbery Arrest Officer
Doherty recognized another suspect from July 10th's cab robbery, which had
occurred at Grove and Lyon Streets, and arrested the Oakland juvenile
Divisadero and Eddy Streets 5:45 PM Traffic Case 33 year old Martinez
woman cited for driving with a suspended license; her car was impounded.
1800 block of Eddy St. (Scott St.) Stolen Vehicle '06 Scion recovered.
Fulton St. and Central Ave. 8:15 AM Traffic Case Traffic collision: Car
versus pedestrian, one injured.
Golden Gate Park
Alvord Lake 11:30 AM Narcotics Case Officer Farrell arrested a 30 year
old SF man for possession of narcotics paraphernalia.
Alvord Lake 3:15 PM Narcotics Case Officer Fegan arrested a 23 year old
SF man for possession of marijuana,
Alvord Lake 7 PM Warrant Service Officer Farrell arrested a 32 year old
man on a Michigan State Parole Violation warrant.
Masonic Avenue Corridor 5 PM Traffic Case Lieutenant Solomon and posse
cited 10 motorists and impounded 1 car in a traffic enforcement operation.
Oak and Ashbury Streets 8 PM Traffic Case 59 year old Central Sunset
woman cited for driving with a suspended license; her car was impounded.
200 block of Roosevelt Way (15th St.) 8 PM Death Case Officer Stearns
investigated a death and turned the case over to the Medical Examiner's
900 block of Stanyan St. (Frederick St.) 5:20 PM Vandalism An irate
motorist exited his vehicle, pounded on the door of another driver's van,
and broke the van's rear window while shouting about the other motorist's
300 block of Upper Terrace (Monument Way) Narcotics Case Officer Fraize
arrested a trespasser and charged him with possession of methamphetamine.
July 15, 2011
1100 block of Divisadero St. (Turk St.) 11:20 AM Robbery A 36 year old
Bayview District man and his daughter were robbed at gunpoint by two men as
they sat in their van on Divisadero Street. The robbers fled with a wallet
and a cell phone.
Haight St. and Masonic Ave. 10:35 PM Robbery Arrest Officer Fraize
stopped a 19 year old Treasure Island man because he had appeared in a
surveillance photograph taken during an armed cab robbery at Grove and Lyon
Streets on July 10th. Sergeant Callaway responded to the intersection to
question the man. The man fled the officers during the interview and was
captured inside Panhandle Park near Fell and Ashbury Streets. He was booked
on robbery charges at Park Station.
500 block of Cole St. (Haight St.) 4:40 PM Threatening Phone Calls
200 block of Corbett Ave. (Danvers St.) Vandalism Car window broken
Golden Gate Park - JFK and Middle Drive East Auto Burglary Occurred on
Haight Street Corridor
Two cited for Sit/Lie violations during the course of the day.
Lincoln Way and 3rd Ave. Auto Burglary Occurred on July 14.
100 block of Marview Way (Panorama Dr.) Vandalism Home wrecked by friends
of owner's son during owner's absence the second week of July.
first block of Museum Way (Roosevelt Way) Threats Emails sent by unknown
Park Station 4:30 PM Sexual Battery Arrest Inspector Kelly charged a
County Jail inmate with misdemeanor sexual battery and battery in a July
8th case wherein a woman was accosted and spat upon while riding the N
Judah through the Sunset Tunnel. The suspect, a 37 year old SF man, was
arrested July 8th in the Duboce Triangle neighborhood on an unrelated
charge and later identified by the battery victim.
June 29, 2011
Beideman and O'Farrell Streets 11:59 PM Robbery A cabbie picked up a
fare on the 1600 block of Fillmore Street and was directed to Beideman and
O'Farrell Streets where the fare produced a knife and robbed the cabbie of
his money. The suspect fled on foot.
500 block of Burnett Ave. (Hopkins Ave.) 5 PM Mental Health Evaluation
Officer Sterns investigated a burglary and determined that a neighbor had
been entering the victim's apartment without permission. The neighbor
appeared and the good officer interviewed him. He then brought the neighbor
to SFGH for a mental health evaluation.
Frederick St. and Arguello Blvd. Vandalism Parked car damaged sometime
between June 13 and 27.
Haight Street Corridor
Sit/Lie Violations: Three people were cited for Sit/Lie violations over the
course of the day. One of those cited, a 20 year old Portland, OR, man, was
arrested and booked for the same offense at 6 PM on the 1400 block of
600 block of Stanyan Street (Haight St.) 9:20 PM Disorderly Conduct
Officer Racine arrested a 21 year old SF man for being drunk in public.
300 block of Irving St. (4th Ave.) Theft Landscape tool taken on June 22.
800 block of Oak St. (Steiner St.) Stolen Vehicle '12 Acura taken.
1000 block of Pierce St. (Golden Gate Ave.) 9 AM Search Warrant Service
Sergeant Bosshard and posse served a search warrant and arrested a 43 year
old Western Addition woman for possessing methamphetamine and her 34 year
old male roommate for a probation violation and on a local warrant
1000 block of Shrader St. (Carl St.) Auto Burglary Occurred June 22.
June 27, 2011
1400 block of Oak St. (Baker St.) 1:20 AM Robbery A 22 year old Haight
Ashbury man fought off two robbers who had chased him and demanded his cell
phone. Then they overpowered him and took his athletic bag and groceries.
1800 block of Ellis St. (Steiner St.) 2:15 AM Aggravated Assault - Shots
Fired A witness reported seeing a gunman firing shots on Ellis Street. Two
victims reported that they had been fired upon while parking their SUV.
They abandoned their vehicle and fled to a relative's house.
Beulah and Shrader Streets 4 PM Battery Officer Tarbox investigated a
Domestic Violence incident wherein a 39 year old Haight Ashbury man struck
his girlfriend and stole her car. Officer Lamela found the perpetrator near
the initial scene six hours later and arrested him for battery and car
700 block of Stanyan St. (Haight St.) 6:55 PM Robbery A 21 year old
Richmond man was robbed of his cell phone.
1200 block of 7th Ave. (Lincoln Way) Auto Burglary Occurred between June
26 and 27.
1300 block of 7th Ave. (Irving St.) Stolen Vehicle '07 Aprillia
850 Broderick St. 2 PM Death Case Officer Hunt investigated a death case
and summoned the Medical Examiner's Office.
1300 block of Divisadero St. (O'Farrell St) 5:15 PM Theft Shoplifting
case - no arrests.
Divisadero and 14th Streets 2:40 AM Mental Health Evaluation A 39 year
old SF woman was brought to SFGH for evaluation.
2400 block of Geary Blvd. (Wood St.) Threats Occurred on June 26 -
2000 block of Grove St. (Clayton St.) Missing Person 61 year old man
walked away from board and care home.
Golden Gate Park - Alvord Lake 2:20 PM Warrant Service Officer Farrell
arrested a 21 year old Vallejo man on a local warrant.
June 25, 2011
1100 block of Hayes St. (Pierce St.) 5:30 AM Burglary A resident woke
upon hearing a burglar in her kitchen. The thief fled when she called out.
A briefcase and a jacket were taken. The burglar made entry via an unlocked
1800 block of Grove St. (Masonic Ave.) Burglary Occurred between 3:30
and 7:30 AM when victim was home asleep. Forced entry via side door to
apartment. Laptop computer and car keys taken.
1800 block of Grove St. (Masonic Ave.) Burglary Occurred between 10:30
PM on June 24 and 6:30 AM on June 25. No forced entry found. Entry into
parked car inside building's garage.
First block of Broderick St. (Waller St.) 8:45 PM Robbery A 43 year old
Lower Haight District man was thrown to the ground by two robbers who
rifled his pockets and fled with his phone, cash and keys.
3600 block of 16th St. (Castro St.) 10:35 PM Aggravated Assault A 37
year old Santa Rosa man was struck in the head with a bottle which was
thrown from the balcony of a bar.
First block of Castro St. (14th St.) 7:40 PM Battery A SFFD medic was
bitten by a woman that he was transporting to a hospital.
1000 block of Divisadero St. (Golden Gate Ave.) 12:25 AM Traffic Case
Officer Bowers stopped a motorist for running a red light and arrested the
19 year old Pacific Heights man for DUI.
Divisadero St. and Golden Gate Ave. 3:15 AM Traffic Case Officer Daza
investigated a hit and run traffic collision and arrested a 22 year old
Novato woman for hit and run driving and DUI.
1300 block of Hayes St. (Divisadero St.) 5:30 PM Fire Case SFFD
extinguished a two alarm house fire.
2100 block of Turk St. (Central Ave.) 2:50 PM Auto Burglary A witness
called to report that a car was being burglarized by two men. Officer
Ferraz and Officer Leong found the pair nearby. The two suspects fled from
the officers. The good officers captured one man, a 19 year old Chinatown
resident, nearby and charged him with auto burglary.
SFPD Park Station Reports
The police blotter for SFPD Park Station. Sent out by Capt. Denis O'Leary.