Police Blotter

Police Blotter – Richmond District


Burglary, Theft from Vehicle:

3400 Block of Jackson Street, Feb. 18, 4 p.m.

Officers were dispatched to Jackson Street regarding the burglary of a garage.


Officers spoke with the homeowners, who told them between Feb.18 and 19 someone

entered their garage and stole a bicycle.


The homeowners advised the officers that one of their vehicles, which was parked in

front of their house, had been broken into. The vehicle was riffled through and the

garage door opener was taken.


Auto Burglary:

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Crossover Drives, Feb. 17, 1:41 p.m.

Officers responded to Golden Gate Park regarding an auto burglary

in progress.


Officers on scene located several witnesses who observed a male, in his early 20s and

about six feet tall, breaking into several vehicles.


When officers arrived, the suspect had already fled in a silver Nissan Maxima, with

paper license plates and darkly tinted windows. While investigating the auto

burglary, officers were advised Northern Station officers had a subject detained who was

involved in an injury accident and matched the description of the suspect. The suspect

was positively identified as the suspect who was seen breaking into vehicles in the park.


The suspect was booked into County Jail on several felony charges.


Traffic Violation:

1090 Point Lobos, Feb. 16, 4:28 p.m.

Officers were on routine patrol when they observed a BMW traveling south on Point

Lobos with no license plates. Officers conducted a traffic  stop on the vehicle and

contacted the driver, who advised them he did not have a valid driver’s license.


A computer check on the driver confirmed the assertion. The driver was issued a citation

and released at the scene.


Robbery with Knife at Commercial Establishment:

Masonic Avenue and Geary Boulevard, Feb. 10, 7:23 p.m.

A suspect entered the Trader Joe’s, located near the intersection of Geary Boulevard and

Masonic Avenue, and attempted to steal several bottles of wine.


Security guards attempted to stop the suspect, at which time he pulled out an eight-inch-

long black knife from a sheath concealed in his waistband.


The suspect did not attempt to stab anyone, according to a witness, but he held the knife

in his right hand, keeping it upright.


The suspect, described as a male about 40-50 years of age, walked several feet and

dropped the basket of wine before fleeing.


Outstanding Warrant:

Fulton Street and Great Highway, Feb. 9, 5:27 p.m.

Officers on routine patrol observed a male suspect drinking a beer inside

Golden Gate Park.


The officers detained the suspect, who was on active felony parole for homicide. A

computer check revealed an outstanding felony no-bail warrant from the

California Department of Corrections.


The suspect was booked for the warrant, as well as for consuming alcohol in a park.


Outstanding Warrant:

500 Block of Eighth Avenue, Feb. 8, 6:30 p.m.

Officers were dispatched regarding a possibly mentally disturbed person acting

aggressively and holding a large stick.


Officers arrived at the scene and quickly located the male and took him into custody

without incident.


A computer check of the suspect revealed an outstanding no bail warrant for burglary.

The suspect was booked into County Jail on the outstanding warrant.


Aggravated Assault with Force:

Third Avenue and Geary Boulevard, Feb. 8, 12:25 a.m.

Officers responded to a call regarding an assault incident. They located the victim, whose

face was covered in blood.


The victim told officers the suspect came out of nowhere and began hitting him in the

face. The victim was vague about the incident and appeared to be under the influence

of alcohol.


A witness told officers he observed two males punching the victim and it appeared the

victim fell to the ground and lost consciousness.


Several officers searched the area with negative results. The victim was transported a

hospital for treatment of a possible brain injury, but he was released from the hospital

with only superficial injuries. Both suspects are still outstanding.


Burglary, Unlawful Entry of Residence:

California Street and 12th Avenue, Feb. 5, 12:10 p.m.

Officers responded to the 5000 block of California Street regarding a possible burglary. A

neighbor called 911 stating two men she did not recognize were inside her

neighbor’s apartment.


When officers arrived on scene they located two suspects. It was discovered one of them

was on active felony probation for burglary. The two suspects had used the victim’s

keys to access his apartment. The keys had been stolen the day before, but the victim

believed he had only misplaced them.


Both suspects were in possession of the victim’s personal property and were arrested on

multiple felony charges, including burglary.


Aggravated Assault:

Sixth Avenue and Lake Street, Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m.

Two male victims were standing on Lake Street near Sixth Avenue when they were

approached by five male suspects they did not know. One of the suspects pointed a black

handgun at one victim’s chest and uttered something the victim could not understand.


The victim stated the male suspects began to hit him in the face and chest with

their fists, and then abruptly fled into Mountain Lake Park.


The second victim confirmed the first victim’s story, and stated one of the suspects

had also pointed the handgun at his chest. There was no property loss in this incident.


The first victim suffered a broken nose and bruised ribs.


All five suspects escaped.

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