Police Blotter – Richmond District


Stolen Vehicle Recovered:

Anza Street and Arguello Boulevard, Sept. 17, 3:55 p.m.

A concerned citizen notified police about a strange man with a dog sitting in a vehicle.

Officers arrived at the scene and ordered the man to exit the vehicle, which was stolen,

while leaving the dog in the vehicle.


The suspect was arrested, the vehicle was returned to its owner and the dog was taken

into custody by SF Animal Care and Control officers.


Outstanding Warrant, Welfare Concerns:

Ninth Avenue and Clement Street, Sept. 16, 4:55 p.m.

A woman was in a rage yelling that she was going to “kill everyone.”


Officers conducted a records check, which revealed the suspect had an outstanding

warrant for her arrest for a vandalism charge.


The suspect was transported to SF General Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation and then

to County Jail for the outstanding warrant.


Robbery, Outstanding Warrant:

4400 Block of California Street, Sept. 16, 11:12 p.m.

The suspect was in a grocery store putting items in a backpack and refusing to pay for

the items.


The merchant tried to reason with the suspect, who became agitated and started spitting,

punching and yelling obscenities at the merchant.


Officers arrived at the scene and took the suspect into custody on robbery and

outstanding warrant charges.


The merchant refused medical treatment.


Robbery with Knife:

23rd Avenue and Anza Street, Sept. 13, 9:55 p.m.

A man was walking his dog when he heard someone behind him. The suspect

approached and requested several items, which the victim did not have.


The victim reached for his wallet to give the suspect a dollar when he noticed the suspect

was pointing a knife at him. The suspect grabbed the wallet and fled.


The investigation is ongoing.


Traffic Collision:

24th Avenue and Fulton Street, Sept. 15, 3:30 p.m.

One person was injured when the driver of a vehicle rear-ended another vehicle.

The driver was cited for speeding.


Misappropriation of Found Property, Bicycle without Headlight,

Outstanding Warrant: Geary Boulevard and Divisadero Street, Sept. 14, 2:30 a.m.

Officers stopped the rider of a bicycle with no lights on in the early morning hours.

A records search revealed the suspect had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

As well, the suspect was in possession of property belonging to another person.


The suspect was arrested on multiple charges.


Auto Burglary, Possession of Burglary Tools and Stolen Property,

Probation Violation: 3100 Block of California Street, Sept. 13, 1:23 p.m.

A report came in to dispatch concerning a vehicle burglary in progress. Officers

responded and detained a person matching the description given over the airwaves.


Officers conducted a search of the suspect since he was on probation and a warrantless

search was a part of the conditions put on the suspect.


The suspect was in possession of electronics, luggage and tools commonly used to

commit burglaries.


Officers confirmed property in possession of the suspect was stolen. He was arrested

and booked.


Traffic Collision, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol:

19th Avenue and Fulton Street, Sept. 9, 11:20 p.m.

The driver of a vehicle involved in a traffic collision was arrested after failing a field

sobriety test.


The driver submitted to a blood test, which revealed he was over the legal limit.

The driver was treated at a hospital for minor injuries and then transported to county

jail for booking.


Traffic Collision: Sept. 8, 9:50 p.m., Sixth Avenue and Balboa Street

A driver ran a red light, which caused a collision that resulted in four seriously damaged

vehicles, one of which flipped over. No one was seriously injured in the incident.


Possession of Stolen Vehicle, Driving without a License:

Great Highway and Fulton Street, Sept. 6, 11:38 a.m.

Officers were patrolling in the area of the Cliff House with the use of license plate reader

technology affixed to the roof of the patrol vehicle when they were alerted to a stolen

vehicle that was travelling in the opposite direction.


The officers quickly got behind the vehicle and performed a high-risk felony vehicle stop.

The vehicle was occupied by two males, who were quickly placed in handcuffs.


The driver had a suspended license and claimed to have no knowledge of the vehicle

being stolen. The passenger eventually admitted to stealing the car.


The driver was issued a citation for driving with a suspended license and released while

the passenger was arrested for stealing the vehicle.


Traffic Collision: Eighth Avenue and Fulton Street, Sept. 6, 5:25 p.m.

Three vehicles were involved in a traffic accident, with one of the vehicles rolling over.

Two people were treated for minor injuries and one person suffered severe injuries and

was transported to a hospital for treatment.

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