Police Blotter

Police Blotter – Sunset District

Assault: 1400 Block of 46th Avenue, March 2, 6:03 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault. The victim reported that he was shopping inside a store when he observed the suspect harassing  workers and patrons. The victim told the suspect to leave the store. 

Once outside the store, the suspect continued to harass people who were nearby. The victim then got into an argument with the suspect which led to a physical fight. During the fight, the suspect pulled out a knife. The victim punched the suspect and the suspect fled the area. 

Responding officers located the suspect and a search revealed a knife in his possession. After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

Driving Without a License: Ninth Avenue and Kirkham Street, March 4, 11:32 a.m.

Officers were on patrol in the area when they observed a vehicle displaying a dealership paper plate that did not have any numbers on it. The officers conducted a traffic stop and a computer check on the driver revealed that he did not have a license or insurance. The driver was cited.

Shoplifting, Vandalism: 1500 Block of Sloat Boulevard, March 6, 11:55 a.m.

The witness reported to responding officers that she had confronted two suspects who had been observed shoplifting. The witness asked the suspects to return the stolen items and one of the suspects handed the items back. The suspects then created a scene and pushed over a cash register and a nearby display, which caused damages.  

Outstanding Warrant: 19th Avenue and Noriega Street, March 7, 10:30 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a person who was hitting other people inside a store. Responding officers arrived at the location and detained the suspect. 

The witness stated that when a group of kids entered the store, the suspect started to scream and curse at them. The suspect then attempted to strike several of the kids but missed. A computer check on the suspect revealed a warrant for her arrest, so she was arrested.

Trespassing: 3600 Block of Taraval Street, March 7, 6:37 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a trespasser. The victim stated that she had heard noises inside the hallway of her apartment and found the suspect standing in the hallway  speaking to himself. 

The victim wanted to charge the suspect for trespassing, so the suspect was cited.

Robbery: Ninth Avenue and Lawton Street, March 8, 6:30 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery. The victim reported that he was walking when a vehicle suddenly pulled up next to him and two suspects exited the vehicle and approached him. The victim stated that the suspects were holding a gun and a shotgun before they demanded his property. Once the victim handed over his items, the suspects both fled the scene in a vehicle.  

Robbery: Eighth Avenue and Noriega Street, March 8, 6:32 a.m.

Officers responded to report a second robbery by two suspects fitting the description of the 6:30 a.m. robbery that morning. 

The victim reported that he was walking on the sidewalk when two suspects pulled up next to him and pointed weapons at him before demanding his property. Once the victim handed over his items, the suspects fled. It was determined that these were the same suspects who had also robbed a victim earlier in the Park District.  

Robbery with a Gun: 1800 Block of 28th Avenue, March 8, 12:09 p.m.

The victim reported to responding officers that he was inside his bedroom, in the lower unit of the house, when he heard the front door being kicked in. The victim saw six suspects enter and come towards him with one of the suspects holding a gun. The suspects then ransacked the lower level of the house without attempting to go upstairs before they fled the scene. 

Shoplifting, Outstanding Warrant: 3200 Block of 20th Avenue, March 11, 3:48 p.m.

Officers responded to a report that a shoplifter, who had attempted to steal headphones, was currently being detained by security. Responding officers ran a computer check on the suspect which revealed he had a warrant out of Solano for his arrest. The suspect was arrested.

 

Battery: 1500 Block of 48th Avenue, March 11, 5:33 p.m.

The victim stated to officers responding to a report of a battery that he had a history of having issues with his neighbor, the suspect, who had threatened to hurt him on numerous occasions. The victim reported that the suspect had recently slapped his arm.  

Battery: Taraval Street and 20th Avenue, March 12, 4:33 p.m.

Officers were on patrol and responded to a report of a battery. The victim reported that he was walking on a sidewalk when it narrowed and he stepped aside to let the suspect walk past him. The suspect suddenly pushed the victim to the ground. The suspect walked away after the incident. 

Assault, Vandalism to a Vehicle: 36th Avenue and Taraval Street, March 13, 11:16 p.m.

The victim, a driver, reported to responding officers that his passenger had wanted to exit the vehicle on Sunset Boulevard and Taraval Street but the victim was unable to find a safe place to pull over. The suspect responded angrily and exited the vehicle anyway and approached the victim’s side of the vehicle while yelling and hitting the vehicle. A second passenger attempted to calm the situation down but was punched by the suspect, who then walked away.  

Robbery, Marijuana Offense: 3100 Block of Ortega Street, March 14, 9 a.m.

A school resource officer recognized the suspect from a crime alert who was wanted for a robbery on board a Muni vehicle. Responding officers located the suspect and a search revealed a bag of marijuana in his backpack. The suspect was arrested.

Outstanding Warrant: Judah Street and 22nd Avenue, March 15, 6:56 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a subject with a knife. The witness reported that the suspect was yelling and screaming while walking in the middle of the street. The suspect was also holding a knife but was not threatening with it. 

Responding officers located and detained the suspect. A computer check on the subject revealed an outstanding warrant. The subject was arrested.

Battery: Sloat Boulevard and 21st Avenue, March 15, 8:23 p.m.

The victim reported to responding officers that he had been in the park with a group of friends and unknown people who were drinking. 

The victim stated that he was not drinking and wandered off to a nearby bench where some strangers were sitting. The victim stated that he approached the bench and placed a hand on one of the suspect’s shoulders and squeezed in a friendly way. 

The suspect responded by jumping up and yelling at him and the second suspect, who was also sitting on the bench, also yelled at the victim. Both the suspects then pushed the victim down and started to kick and punch him before they fled the area.   

Battery, Vandalism to Vehicle: 2640 Block of Sloat Boulevard, March 15, 10:52 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a battery. The victim, a driver for Uber, stated that he was waiting for his fare when the suspect walked up to him and punched him. The suspect then ripped the turn signal lever off the steering wheel before walking away from the victim. Responding officers located the suspect and after further investigation, the suspect was arrested.  

Assault: 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, March 20, 6:31 p.m.

The victim came to Taraval Station to report an assault. He stated he was at Stern Grove with a friend when a group of suspects assaulted his friend. The victim attempted to help his friend but the suspects turned their attention to him and punched and kicked him before they left. The victim reported that his cell phone was missing after the incident.  

Theft from Unlocked Vehicle, Probation Violation: 12th Avenue and Judah Street, March 22, 12:49 p.m.

Plainclothes officers responded to the location of a report of suspicious activity. They observed the suspect breaking into two vehicles. The officers detained the suspect and discovered stolen property in the suspect’s possession. A computer check revealed that the suspect was on probation for theft. The suspect was arrested.

Robbery: 700 Block of Irving Street, March 22, 10:53 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery. The victim, an employee, observed a suspect stealing items from the store and followed him. The suspect suddenly grabbed a bottle and threatened to stab the victim with it before attempting to break the bottle and frighten off the victim. Responding officers located the suspect and detained him. After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

Driving without a License, Outstanding Warrant: Great Highway and Moraga Street, March 22, 5:51 p.m.

The Parole Office issued a report that a wanted suspect was last tracked as being in the area. Responding officers located the suspect, who was in a vehicle with another person. The officers stopped the vehicle and determined that the suspect did not have a valid driver’s license. A computer check on the driver also revealed a warrant for her arrest out of Santa Clara. Both the suspect and the driver were arrested.

Threats, Vandalism to Muni: 46th Avenue and Wawona Street, March 22, 1:08 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of vandalism. The victim, a Muni driver, stated that he had told the suspect to get off the bus because it was the last stop. The suspect responded angrily and charged at the victim. 

The victim locked himself inside the conductor’s cabin and the suspect pounded on the window, which caused it to shatter. Responding officers located the suspect and detained him. After further investigation, he was arrested.  

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