Police Blotter

Police Blotter – Sunset District

police-blotter-2Attempted Robbery, Resisting Arrest: 300 Block of Judah Street, Nov. 20, 3:16 p.m.

Officers received a report of a purse snatching incident with a description of the suspect and the direction of flight broadcasted by dispatch. Responding officers searched the area and located the suspect, who attempted to flee despite orders from the officers to stop. He was successfully detained.

The victim reported that she and her friends were walking when the suspect suddenly grabbed her purse and unsuccessfully attempted to pull it away from her. After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

Assault: 1700 Block of 44th Avenue, Nov. 20, 11:40 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault. The victim stated that he and the suspect, his father, had gotten into an argument and the suspect had thrown a traffic cone at him. The victim and suspect then entered a vehicle and continued the argument.

Shortly after, the suspect exited the vehicle and struck the victim with a stick through the open window of the vehicle.

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

Vandalism to Property, Probation Violation: 1200 Block of Eighth Avenue, Nov. 19, 7:19 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of someone throwing bottles and kicking doors. When they arrived at the scene, they located the suspect and detained him.

A witness told officers that he was getting coffee when he observed the suspect throwing glass bottles at a bus shelter. The suspect then kicked a nearby planter and broke it.

The suspect was taken into custody and booked.

Residential Robbery: 3400 Block of Wawona Street, Nov. 16, 12:03 a.m.

The victim reported that he was home and heard footsteps. The victim exited his room and was confronted by several suspects, who immediately told the victim that they had a gun, although the victim did not see a weapon.

The suspects then demanded to know where the victim’s cash was. The victim responded that he did not have any so the suspects went downstairs to search for themselves. After about five  minutes, the victim went downstairs to investigate but the suspects had already stolen some personal property and exited.

Outstanding Arrest Warrant: Golden Gate Park, Nov. 15

San Francisco police officers responded to Golden Gate Park to assist park rangers with a subject who was wanted in connection with multiple arson fires in the park. Officers arrested the suspect near Martin Luther King Jr. and Stow Lake drives without incident.

The suspect was booked at the SF County Jail.

Assault: Judah and La Playa Streets, Nov. 15, 4:58 a.m.

An assault victim reported to responding officers that he had been asleep on a sidewalk, by a planter box, when he was awoken by the suspect, who kicked and punched him.

During the incident, the suspect threatened the victim and accused him of stealing items from the suspect’s daughter. The suspect then left the area.

Assault: Lincoln Way and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Nov. 15, 5:25 a.m.

The victim reported that he was in his vehicle and watching something on his phone when the suspect suddenly walked up and punched him in his face.

The victim stated that he lost consciousness and when he awoke, both his vehicle and his personal property were missing.

Vehicle Burglary, Possession of Stolen Property: 2200 Block of Santiago Street, Nov. 15, 5:17 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspect who had just stolen a vehicle before fleeing on foot. Officers located the suspect, but as they approached the suspect walked away from the vehicle and raised his hands in the air without prompting.

The suspect stated the vehicle he was standing next to had been stolen and admitted that he had been inside the vehicle and tampered with it.

A computer check revealed that the vehicle was not stolen and a search of the suspect revealed multiple items in his possession that had been stolen.

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

Stolen Vehicle, Battery of a Police Officer: 2400 Block of 20th Avenue, Nov. 14, 1:11 p.m.

An off-duty police officer observed a vehicle driving recklessly through traffic before parking. The officer contacted officers who were on duty concerning the vehicle. A computer check revealed that the vehicle had been stolen.

When the suspects returned to the vehicle, the officers attempted to detain them but they resisted and one suspect kicked at officers.

After further investigation, one of the suspects was arrested.

Robbery, Assault: Judah Street and 46th Avenue, Nov. 13, 6:52 p.m.

The victim reported that he was standing on the sidewalk when five suspects suddenly approached him. That is all he remembers. The victim stated that he lost consciousness and when awoke, he discovered that the boots he was previously holding were missing.

Assault, Transportation of Marijuana: 19th Avenue and Pacheco Street, Nov. 12, 6:55 p.m.

Park district officers responded to a report of a possible carjacking.

The victim reported that he was getting gas when he opened his vehicle’s door and accidentally struck the suspect’s vehicle. The victim attempted to exchange information but the suspect knocked the victim to the ground with his vehicle and drove away.

A witness reported that he observed an argument with one party yelling at the other. The witness then observed the person stepping in front of a vehicle in an attempt to stop it from moving, however the vehicle struck the person before driving off.

Officers located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. They searched the vehicle and located a large amount of marijuana.

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

Assault with a Weapon, Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Evading Police, Resisting Arrest: 31st Avenue and Noriega Street. Nov. 11, 2:12 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting.

The victim, a ride share driver, told officers that a vehicle was double parked on Noriega Street so he honked at it. The victim drove by the vehicle and saw the driver pick up a gun and fire several shots at the victim’s vehicle. The victim said he tried to drive away but the suspect followed and fired additional shots in his direction before fleeing.

Responding officers located the suspect and successfully detained him in the Bayview District. During the pursuit, the suspect was observed throwing a gun out of the car window.

The suspect was arrested and booked on numerous charges.

Robbery: Great Highway and Sloat Boulevard, Nov. 10, 11:41 a.m.

The victim reported that he was taking photos of the scenery when several suspects suddenly approached him from behind. The suspects held onto the victim to prevent him from leaving while pulling the victim’s camera from his hands.

The suspects then fled the area in a vehicle with the stolen property.

Robbery of a Residence: 1900 Block of 23rd Avenue, Nov. 7, 10:20 a.m.

A victim reported to responding officers that he had been watching TV at home when he heard a suspicious noise from upstairs and went to investigate. The victim then observed the suspect enter his residence.

The victim said the suspect held an ax to his neck before searching the house and stealing some of the victim’s property.

The suspect then left without further incident. The investigation is ongoing.

Battery: 1400 Block of 21st Avenue, Nov. 7, 10 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a battery and determined that two neighbors had been at odds with each other for more than 18 months, which resulted in both of them attacking each other earlier in the evening.

After further investigation, both parties were cited for battery.

Assault, Threats: 2500 Block of 43rd Avenue, Nov. 4, 5:06 p.m.

The victim reported that she had gone over to an ex-boyfriend’s house to pick up some furniture and utensils when a verbal argument ensued between the victim and the suspect, the ex-boyfriend’s current girlfriend.

The suspect allegedly attempted to hit the victim with a hammer but the victim’s ex-boyfriend retrieved the hammer from the suspect and the victim left the house without further incident.

Outstanding Warrant: Sloat Boulevard and 41st Avenue, Nov. 3, 1:17 p.m.

Officers were on patrol in an area with a high rate of crime when they observed a vehicle that had been driving slowly before stopping inside the middle of the SF Zoo’s exterior parking lot.

A computer check revealed that the vehicle’s registration had expired so the officers made contact with the occupants of the vehicle.

A computer check revealed that the driver had an outstanding arrest warrant. A search of the vehicle revealed a catalytic converter and an electric saw in the back seat.

After further investigation, the driver was arrested.

Brandishing a Weapon: 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, Nov. 1, 10:44 a.m.

The victim reported that he honked at the suspect after the suspect made a dangerous and sudden lane change in front of him.

When the victim passed the suspect shortly after, he observed that the suspect was holding a gun and yelling. However, because the suspect did not open his window the victim did not hear what the suspect was yelling.

The victim drove away from the suspect without further incident.

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