Crime

Police Blotter – Sunset District

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Attempted Robbery: Rivera Street and Great Highway, Sept. 20, 10:16 p.m.

The victim said he was at the beach when two suspects approached and demanded

his wallet.

 

The victim immediately turned around and fled. One of the suspects grabbed onto the

victim’s shirt, but was unsuccessful in detaining him so the victim escaped.

 

Attempted Robbery: 1200 Block of 41st Avenue, Sept. 18, 12:08 a.m.

The victim stated that he was walking home from a convenience store when the suspect

started to walk behind him.

 

The suspect approached the victim and said something, but the victim did not catch what

was said. However, he did catch a glimpse of something black in the suspect’s hand.

 

The suspect instructed the victim to give him his phone and wallet, but the victim fled

back to his house instead.

 

Shortly after, the victim heard a loud snapping sound behind him. When he got home, he

discovered a BB pellet stuck to the bottom of his shoe.

 

Trespassing: 1000 Block of Quintara Street, Sept. 17, 12:46 p.m.

The witness observed a suspect in the boiler room of a church. The witness asked the

suspect to leave, but the suspect refused. Police cited the trespasser.

 

Robbery: Judah Street and Great Highway, Sept. 14, 10 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery. The victim reported that he was walking

down the street when he felt an unknown object suddenly pressed against his

lower back. The victim then heard a voice behind him but could not understand what

was said.

 

However, believing that he was being robbed, the victim raised his hands up into the air

and did not resist as the suspect took property from his pockets. The suspect then fled.

 

The victim stated that he did not see the object that was pressed against him, so he did

not know if it was a gun.

 

Battery: Funston Avenue and Irving Street, Sept. 11, 4:05 p.m.

The victim stated that she had made a remark to the suspect regarding

the suspect’s child, who was crying. The remark angered the suspect

and a verbal argument ensued.

 

Shortly after, both parties turned to leave the store and the victim reported that the

suspect pushed her, causing her to fall into some bushes.

 

A witness confirmed that incident, but believed the victim was responsible for provoking

the suspect.

 

Sexual Assault: Confidential Location, Sept. 10, 9:40 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a sexual assault.

 

The victim called to report a sexual assault. She said she was out with a friend drinking

and took an Uber home.

 

When the victim arrived at her house, she stated the suspect followed her inside and

assaulted her on the couch before leaving.

 

The victim admitted to being unable to recall the exact details, due to being intoxicated,

but she believed it was either the Uber driver or another passenger that was in

the vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.

 

Aided Case: 200 Block of Winston Drive, Sept. 9, 11:30 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a possible hit-and-run accident near the Stonestown

Galleria shopping center.

 

Responding officers made contact with the subject, who was being attended to by a

medic.

 

The subject stated that he and his wife had an argument earlier while eating at

McDonalds, which upset him, so he drank half a bottle of rum.

 

The subject then noticed that his wife was leaving and driving away, which caused him

to suddenly jump towards the vehicle.

 

The subject stated that his wife did not hit him.

 

The subject was transported to a hospital for treatment of head injuries.

 

Traffic Violation, Driving with Suspended Driver’s License:

22nd Avenue and Ulloa Street, Sept. 7, 9:39 p.m.

A police sergeant was on patrol when he observed a vehicle nearly strike a pedestrian

after failing to stop at a stop sign.

 

The sergeant conducted a traffic stop and a computer check of the driver revealed that

his driver’s license had been suspended.

 

It was also revealed that the driver was cited numerous times for the same offense.

 

The driver was cited and his vehicle was towed.

 

Burglary, Possession of Stolen Property:

1200 Block of Ulloa Street, Sept. 6, 10:11 a.m.

Officers on patrol were flagged down by a witness, who said the suspect had just stolen a

package that had been delivered to a home.

 

The officers located and observed the suspect carrying a large brown box. When they

caught up to the suspect and made contact, the suspect had already placed the box

several feet away.

 

The officers found the box and were informed by the victim that the package was on top

of a 19-step staircase, which the suspect had climbed to take the box.

 

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

 

Robbery with Gun: 1400 Block of 28th Avenue, Sept. 5, 7:39 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery.

 

The victim stated that he was

talking on his cell phone while walking to his vehicle, after leaving his office, when he

was approached by two suspects. The first suspect pointed a gun at him

and then both suspects took all of the victim’s property before fleeing in a car that was

double parked and driven by a third suspect.

 

The victim reported that he was uncertain if the gun was real and he was unable to

describe the suspects because they covered their faces and were wearing

hooded sweatshirts.

 

Sexual Battery: 18th Avenue and Irving Street, Sept. 2, 1:29 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a battery.

 

The victim told officers that she was out walking in shorts and a T-shirt earlier in the day.

When she returned home and was starting up the stairs, she suddenly felt something on

her hips before her shorts were forcibly pulled down. Then, someone grabbed her

buttocks and fled the scene.

 

The investigation is ongoing.

 

Assault, Robbery, Possession of Stolen Property:

Eighth Avenue and Lincoln Way, Sept. 1, 11:26 a.m.

Police dispatch received a call about a fight in progress.

 

When they arrived at the scene, the victim said the suspect suddenly approached and

yelled at him before kicking  a sign that was next to the victim’s face.

 

The suspect then kicked the sign a second time before punching the victim and snatching

his backpack. The victim was then chased into a nearby store, where he successfully

escaped from the raging suspect.

 

Responding officers arrested the suspect, who was booked on numerous charges.

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