Police Blotter

Police Blotter – Sunset District



Carrying a Concealed Weapon: Unit Block of Wawona Street, Aug. 22, 7:11 a.m.

Officers on patrol observed a man talking while sitting in a parked vehicle. While interviewing the suspect they observed a 26-inch-long dagger stuck into the grass near the suspect. The suspect got out of the vehicle and retrieved the knife and placed it into his bag and attempted to walk away, but the officers ordered the suspect to drop the bag and detained him without incident.

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

Vehicle Tampering, Possession of Stolen Property and Burglary Tools: 2600 Block of 19th Avenue, Aug. 21, 11:59 p.m.

Officers on patrol observed the suspect sitting at a bus stop and looking into a backpack. The suspect then got up and walked along the street while looking into houses and parked vehicles. He was then observed getting into a vehicle and sitting in the passenger’s seat.

Officers walked up to the suspect and saw he was taking items from the vehicle’s glove compartment and putting them into his backpack. They detained the suspect, who admitted that the vehicle was not his.

A search of the suspect revealed several tools that can be used to break into vehicles as well as stolen items, which were inside the suspect’s backpack.

The suspect was cited.

Shooting Into an Inhabited or Unoccupied Building or Vehicle: 1300 Block of 40th Avenue, Aug. 21, 3:04 a.m.

Responding officers arrived at the location and observed bullet holes in a building and numerous fired cartridge casings on the ground nearby.

A witness reported that they heard clicking noises and when they looked out of the window they saw a silver sedan with an unknown number of people inside.

The officers obtained video footage of the incident to aid in the ongoing investigation.

Outstanding Arrest Warrant: 700 Block of Irving Street, Aug. 19, 8:13 a.m.

A theft was reported to the police. The witness, a coffee shop employee, reported to responding officers that the suspect had been observed stealing a cup of coffee.

Officers made contact with the suspect, who was sitting on a bench in front of the store. The suspect responded that she wanted a coffee so she took one.

A computer check on the suspect revealed an outstanding warrant for her arrest, so she was taken into custody and booked.

Battery, Vandalism to Property: 1300 Block of 46th Avenue, Aug. 18, 10:23 p.m.

The victim reported that the suspect was observed attempting to steal three bottles of wine. The victim confronted and stopped the suspect from taking the wine, but the suspect then damaged a computer monitor by knocking it over as she exited the store.

Responding officers successfully located the suspect and, after further investigation, the suspect was cited.

Traffic Violation, Driving with a Suspended License, Outstanding Warrant: 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, Aug. 13, 8:51 p.m.

Officers on patrol observed a vehicle without a rear license plate making an illegal U-turn. Officers conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, who said his driver’s license was suspended. A computer check confirmed that the license had been suspended but also revealed that the driver had an outstanding arrest warrant.

The driver was taken into custody and booked.

Assault with a Gun: Unit Block of Harding Park Drive, Aug. 12, 12:07 a.m.

Officers responded to a hospital regarding a shooting. The victim reported that he and his friends had been at a party at Lake Merced and were walking to their vehicle when an altercation with two suspects occurred.

The victim stated that one person from his party was physically fighting with someone else when he heard a shot go off and immediately felt a pain in his inner thigh. The victim’s friend drove him to the hospital for treatment.

Responding officers were unsuccessful in locating the exact location of the incident.

Discharging a Firearm in Public: 1800 Block of Lincoln Way, Aug. 11, 12:42 p.m.

A victim reported to responding officers that he found numerous bullet holes near the entrance of a bar. The surrounding area was littered with spent casings.The victim said he did not have any knowledge about possible reasons for the damage.

Officers inspected the bar and observed additional bullet holes in the building.

Theft from Building, Possession of Stolen Property, Conspiracy: 2400 Block of 15th Avenue, Aug. 9, 2:57 p.m.

The witness stated that she followed a vehicle after observing paper and packages being thrown out of the passenger-side window of a slowly moving vehicle. The witness then observed the passenger exit the vehicle and walk up, empty handed, to the front stairs of a residence and return to the vehicle with a package in her hand.

A second witness reported that the suspects had driven up his driveway but he did not recognize them and did not know why the car was there. Responding officers located the suspects and detained them.

A search revealed numerous boxes inside the vehicle with multiple names and addresses on them. Additional boxes and packaging material were found discarded on nearby streets.

After further investigation, both suspects were arrested.

Robbery: 1500 Block of Noriega Street, Aug. 6, 8:48 p.m.

The victim reported that she had been using her cell phone while walking when a suspect suddenly approached her from behind and snatched the phone away. The first suspect handed it to a second suspect before both suspects fled the area.

Traffic Violation, Resisting Arrest: 19th Avenue and Eucalyptus Drive, Aug. 3, 5:16 p.m.

Officers on patrol observed a vehicle running a red light and conducted a traffic stop. The officers wrote a citation and presented it to the driver to sign but the driver refused to sign. The driver then demanded to make a phone call despite the officers previously requesting that she not make any calls while she was a being detained.

An officer opened the driver’s vehicle door and the driver immediately unhooked her seatbelt and lunged at the officer. After a struggle, the driver was placed in handcuffs.

After further investigation, the driver was cited.

Burglary: 1300 Block of Taraval Street, Aug 2, 1:55 a.m.

A witness said he was out walking and saw someone with a flashlight inside a closed business, which also had a shattered glass door. The officers found and detained the suspect.

A search of the suspect revealed multiple items of stolen merchandise in the suspect’s pockets. The victim responded to the scene and confirmed that the stolen items all belonged to him.

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

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