May 27, 1:35 p.m., 1000 Block of Quintara Street
Officers responded to a report of a battery. The victim reported that the suspect,
while inside a vehicle, had been randomly throwing glass marbles at the store before
speeding away. Battery was reported when someone was hit with a marble.
May 26, 2:25 p.m., 14th Avenue and Taraval Street
The victim told officers that she was sitting on a streetcar when the suspect attempted to
grab her cell phone out of her hand before running off the train empty handed.
Search warrant, Burglary:
May 23, 10:51 a.m., address withheld
After an investigation, police officers identified a suspect involved in a rash of burglaries
and obtained a search warrant. The teams served the warrant and located evidence
related to the burglaries, but the suspect was not present. The team, however,
made contact with the suspect’s mother, who brought the suspect in to Taraval Station.
After further investigation, the suspect was arrested for being involved in
four different burglaries.
Robbery, Threats, outstanding warrant:
May 20, 5:58 p.m., Funston Avenue and Lincoln Way
Officers responded to a report of three juvenile suspects breaking a window on a bus.
The bus driver told the officers that he had picked up the suspects downtown and they
were burning something on the bus, so he kicked them off. The victim told officers she
was sitting in a bus stop when the suspects approached her. One of the suspects took a
book from her bag. The victim did not take it back because she was afraid.
Another suspect pulled the victim’s hair. A bus pulled up and the bus driver intervened.
The suspect got on the bus, as did the bus driver, who closed the door. Another group
tried to get on the bus and kicked the door, causing the window to break.
Officers located the suspect and as the officers approached the suspects, they fled.
Officers were able to catch six of the suspects, two of whom were arrested, one cited and
Auto Break-in, Fraudulent use of Credit Cards:
Golden Gate Park, May 20, 3 p.m.
A San Francisco resident reported that her vehicle was broken into inside
Golden Gate Park at 25th Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and her purse, with
credit cards, was stolen. A witness provided a description of the perpetrators, but
the incident was reported too late for officers to search for the suspects.
When the victim checked her bank account balance, it was discovered
that almost $2,000 in fraudulent charges had been made at a local chain drugstore.
How the suspects were able to make the massive purchase at a drugstore without raising
suspicion remains to be seen, according to police sources.
The Richmond Station Investigations Team is currently exploring all possible leads on
Vehicle violation, no Driver’s License:
May 18, 11:44 a.m., 20th Avenue and Taraval Street
Officers on patrol observed a vehicle that was traveling on the Muni and taxi only
lane on Taraval Street. The officers conducted a traffic stop and a computer check on
the driver revealed he did not have a driver’s license. He was cited.
Reckless Driving, Speeding:
May 10, 9:29 p.m., 31st Avenue and Quintara Street
Officers on patrol were stopped at a posted stop sign when they noticed a vehicle
traveling approximately 75 miles-per-hour speed past them before crashing into a
parked vehicle. The driver was cited at the scene.
Battery, Indecent exposure:
May 9, 12:41 p.m., 24th Avenue and Taraval Street
Officers responded to a report that someone was standing in a park completely
nude and loudly screaming. Responding officers spoke to a witness, who reported that
the suspect was sitting in the grass near the children’s park. A second witness was
reported to have confronted the suspect, which caused the suspect to yell and spit at the
victim. The suspect was located and cited.
Violation of Restraining order, Delaying Police officer’s Duties:
May 8, 9:53 a.m., 15th avenue and Taraval Street
An officer responded to a report of a suspect who was aggressively swinging a
mop around. The responding officer located the suspect, who was known from previous
incidents and who was prohibited from being in possession of any type of stick, who
was holding on to a metal pole. The suspect then got on a Muni streetcar, which
the officer followed until its next stop. The officer then arrested the suspect.
Violation of Restraining order:
May 7, 9:23 a.m., Great Highway and Judah Street
Officers were on patrol when they saw a vehicle with a missing front license plate.
They approached the vehicle and observed that the driver appeared to be unconscious.
A computer check of the driver showed county probation conditions as well as an
outstanding warrant for his arrest. The driver was taken into custody and booked.
Possession of narcotics, outstanding warrant:
May 7, 9:38 p.m., 1900 Block of 20th Avenue
Officers were on patrol when they observed a vehicle passing a stop sign without
making an attempt to stop. The officers conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and
conducted a records check on the driver, which revealed a felony warrant for his arrest.
A search of the suspect and suspect’s vehicle revealed substances suspected to be cocaine
and marijuana. He was arrested.
May 7, 11:40 p.m., 3800 Block of Noriega Street
Officers responded to a report regarding a fight. The victim reported that he
was sitting in a restaurant with a companion when the suspect walked up to him
and punched him three times in the face. The suspect then left the restaurant
with the victim’s companion. Responding officers were unable to locate
May 6, 3:38 p.m., 3300 Block of Ortega Street
A report came in to dispatch about a suspicious person in a playground.
The witness reported that the person had been loitering near a children’s play area and
believed that he may have a knife. Responding officers located the suspect
and a computer check revealed that the suspect had two outstanding warrants
for his arrest out of San Luis Obispo. A search did not locate a knife in the suspect’s
possession. The suspect was arrested for the outstanding warrant.
Strong arm Robbery:
May 6, 11:26 a.m., Golden Gate Park
The victim was photographing scenery near Stow Lake when the suspect approached
and pushed the victim to the ground. He then took the camera, tripod and camera bag
from the victim before fleeing to a waiting get-away vehicle.
Officers arrived at the scene but were unable to locate the suspects. The victim
sustained an abrasion on her arm. The investigation is ongoing.
May 4, 9:54 a.m., 1800 Block of Irving Street
A police inspector identified two of the three suspects involved in a March 28
robbery of a business, with the threat of gun use. The two suspects were
located and arrested.
May 4, 9:31 a.m., Ninth Avenue and Irving Street
Officers responded to a report of a battery resulting from a road rage incident.
Party one stated that she was cut off by party two while driving and responded
with a rude gesture. Party two pulled over and returned the gesture before getting
out of the vehicle. An argument ensued and party two slapped party one. While
party two was talking away, party one followed and pepper sprayed him.
Party two confirmed the account but denied slapping party one during any
point of the incident. After further investigation, both parties were cited.
May 1, 7:48 p.m., Sunset Boulevard and Kirkham Street
The victim reported that she was walking when she observed two suspects
throwing pine cones into the street. The victim remarked that the suspects should
not throw things into the street because it could cause an accident.
The female suspect responded by yelling at the victim and punching her. A
fight ensued. The male suspect broke up the fight
and both suspects fled the scene.