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.