Police Blotter

Police Blotter – Sunset District


Assault, Animal Cruelty:

2000 Block of 24th Avenue, Feb. 20, 5:43 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault. The victim reported that they were driving

when the suspect, in another vehicle, opened the driver ’s side door and two small dogs,

on a leash and harness, ran out of the vehicle.


The victim was unable to stop her car in time and struck one of the dogs.


The victim stopped her vehicle and the suspect ran up to the victim while yelling and

screaming at her. The victim attempted to call police but the suspect punched the victim

approximately 10 times before pinning the victim against the vehicle door and slamming

it against her multiple times.


The suspect then picked up the unhurt dog and swung the dog, from left to right, hitting

the victim with it. The suspect denied hitting the victim.


After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.


Outstanding Warrant, Under the Influence of Alcohol in Public:

2300 Block of Noriega Street, Feb. 19, 10:54 a.m.

Officers responded to a supermarket and located the subject, who was passed out inside

the store’s restroom with a half-eaten container of food and a strong smell of alcohol

emitting from his person.


Officers conducted a computer check on the subject, which revealed two arrest warrants

out of San Francisco and one arrest warrant out of the county. The subject was arrested.



1000 Block of Judah Street, Feb. 17, 7:48 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a trespasser. The victim stated that he observed the

suspect climbing a fire escape to reach the victim’s roof.


Responding officers located the suspect, who was compliant and stated that he wanted to

be closer to the sun. The suspect was cited.


Auto Burglary:

Golden Gate Park, Feb. 17, 1:41 p.m.

Officers responded to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Crossover drives 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 man who was

seen breaking into vehicles in the park.


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



2200 Block of 28th Avenue, Feb. 16, 4:50 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a hot prowl burglary. The victim reported that she

returned home and discovered the suspect in her house and wearing her clothing.

The suspect then left the house and walked toward Rivera Street before being detained

by responding officers.


A search of the suspect located a purse and items belonging to the victim. The suspect

stated that she was homeless and after discovering the gate and front door open, she

entered and decided to stay inside the house.


The suspect also admitted to searching the place while looking for items of value.


A computer check on the suspect revealed an outstanding warrant for her arrest, so she

was taken into custody and booked.



Sloat and Junipero Serra Boulevards, Feb. 13, 11:48 a.m.

Officers received information regarding two suspects who had just shoplifted

merchandise from a pharmacy. Responding officers located and detained the suspects,

who were later identified by a witness.


A computer check on the suspects revealed an arrest warrant out of Alameda County for

one of the suspects. One suspect was cited and the second suspect was arrested.



1600 Block of 16th Avenue, Feb. 11, 10:28 a.m.

The victim entered Taraval Station to report a trespassing incident. The victim stated that

he observed, via a security camera, that a suspect had come up to his door and tried the

door handle before hopping over a fence and disappearing into the back yard.



1200 Block of Noriega Street, Feb. 11, 4:47 p.m.

Officers responded to a hospital regarding a battery incident. The victim reported that he

was at a bar, near the dart board, when two suspects bumped into him multiple times.


The victim confronted the suspects and the suspects responded that it was their bar and

that he had better be careful. The suspects then punched and kicked the victim before

leaving the area.


Outstanding Warrant:

700 Block of Irving Street, Feb. 9, 11:10 a.m.

Officers were flagged down regarding a subject leaning against a merchant’s glass

window, almost causing it to shatter.


Responding officers located the subject and advised him against leaning on the window

and then released him. As the subject walked away, he jaywalked into the middle of the

street, so the officers stopped him and ran a computer check, which revealed an

outstanding warrant for his arrest. The subject was taken into custody and booked.



Noriega Street and 27th Avenue, Feb. 9, 4:12 p.m.

The victim reported that she was walking on the sidewalk when a vehicle suddenly

pulled up next to her and the suspect got out of the vehicle. The suspect grabbed the

victim’s purse and attempted to cut the bag’s straps with a knife. However, the

victim held onto the bag and was cut on her wrist.


The victim released the purse and the suspect got back into the vehicle and fled

with the purse.



Irving Street and Eighth Avenue, Feb. 7, 12:13 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a battery with the suspect being detained by California

Highway Patrol officers.


The victim reported that he was riding his bicycle on the sidewalk when the suspect

approached while screaming and yelling at him to get off the sidewalk.


The victim responded by yelling back and the suspect became frustrated and pushed the

victim to the ground. The victim stated that he did not know that it was illegal to

ride a bicycle on the sidewalk.


Both parties declined to press charges. Both parties were admonished.



1200 Block of Taraval Street, Feb. 5, 3:30 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a battery that was perpetrated with pepper spray.


The victim, a store manager, reported that he was by the front of the store, near the cash

register, when a juvenile suspect walked into the store with two friends. The suspect

asked the victim where the snacks were and the victim directed them to the area before

walking around the store.


Suddenly, the suspect approached the victim, who claimed he was following her

and that he was a racist.


The victim attempted to call police but the suspect grabbed the victim’s wrist in an

attempt to grab his phone and stop him. A second witness, another employee,

told the suspect to leave.


The suspect left the store but immediately walked back in and sprayed the victim with

pepper spray before fleeing the area.



1400 Block of Wawona Street, Feb. 4, 11:17 a.m.

The victim, who is known in the neighborhood as someone who frequently violates

stay-away orders, reported that an unknown suspect had walked up to him and hit his

legs with a metal pipe.


A witness confirmed the incident and stated the suspect was wearing a ski mask and

immediately ran away.


Burglary, Possession of Stolen Property:

700 Block of Pacheco Street, Feb. 3, 4:25 a.m.

A witness reported that the suspect was observed loading boxes from a house and

placing them in two different vehicles.


The second vehicle, driven by an unknown suspect, left the area before the arrival of

responding officers. The first suspect was detained and a search of his vehicle revealed

stolen items. The suspect was arrested. After further investigation, the second vehicle

was located.



200 Block of Winston Drive, Feb. 1, 7:52 p.m.

The victim reported that she was in line when the suspect cut in front of her. The victim

confronted the suspect and an argument ensued when, without warning, the suspect and

three of the suspect’s friends (also juveniles) punched and kicked the victim before

fleeing the area.

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