Police Blotter

Police Blotter – Sunset District – July, 2019

Shoplifting, Robbery with Force: 2200 Block of Taraval St., June 1, 11:30 p.m.

Officers returned to a location they responded to previously regarding an incident of shoplifting and robbery with force. 

The officers reviewed the security footage of the incident and recognized the suspect as a person with a known history. The officers searched and located the suspect. 

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested without incident.  

Vandalism to Vehicle: Quintara Street and 14th Avenue, June 2, 6:50 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspect damaging a Muni bus. 

A witness reported that the suspect was trying to get on the bus but did not press the button to open the doors. When the doors didn’t open, the suspect became angry and began to rip the windshield wipers off the bus. 

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

Attempted Robbery: Sloat and Skyline Boulevards, June 4, 5:30 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an attempted robbery. 

The victim, a dependent adult, reported that she had just boarded a Muni bus when two suspects began to make fun of her. Shortly after, one of the suspects punched her and the second grabbed her property. 

The victim successfully retrieved her property from the two suspects and she exited the bus.  

Battery: 2300 Block of 43rd Avenue, June 4, 1:29 a.m.

A victim reported to responding officers that he had been talking in his backyard and smoking a cigarette when his doorbell rang. The victim said he answered the door and the suspect, his neighbor, started screaming that the victim was too loud before the suspect punched the victim three times on his collarbone. The victim closed the door on the suspect and called the police. 

After further investigation, the suspect was cited.  

Battery: 3600 Block of Taraval Street, June 6, 5:58 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a battery. The victim said that the suspect was spraying water at the back of the victim’s house and that the backyard was flooded. The victim confronted the suspect, who responded by angrily spraying the victim with water. 

Officers located the suspect and after further investigation, the suspect was cited. 

 

Stolen Vehicle: 1100 Block of Rivera Street, June 6, 1:39 a.m.

Officers were on patrol when they observed a vehicle driving in the dark without  headlights on. The officers conducted a traffic stop and approached the driver, a juvenile, who stated that the vehicle did not belong to him and that he did not have a license. 

An inspection of the driver revealed an ankle monitor that had been wrapped in tin foil and the driver stated that he was on probation. 

The officers made contact with the owner of the vehicle, who confirmed that it had been stolen. 

After further investigation, the driver was cited.

Battery: Great Highway and Rivera Street, June 11, 7:34 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a battery. The victim, a Muni driver, stated that he had been standing next to his bus, which was near the private bathroom for Muni drivers, when the suspect attempted to use the bathroom. 

The victim told the suspect that it was locked and that there was a bathroom for public use nearby. 

The suspect responded by attempting to grab a key that was around the victim’s neck, but grabbed the victim’s shirt instead. The victim knocked the suspect’s hand away and the suspect immediately fled the area.  

Robbery with Force on School Grounds: 2200 Block of 14th Avenue, June 12, 4:12 p.m.

A school resource officer responded to a report of a robbery. 

The victim told the officer that another student, the suspect, told the victim to give him money or he would harm him. 

The victim refused and the suspect punched the victim in the stomach.  

Robbery with Force: 19th Avenue and Judah Street, June 12, 12:55 a.m.

The victim told responding officers that he was at a Muni stop when he noticed the suspect exit a vehicle that was across the street from the victim and walked towards him. 

The suspect pointed at the victim and said, “that’s him” before grabbing the victim’s shirt and necklace and punching the victim.  

The suspect then left with the victim’s necklace.

Outstanding Warrant: 300 Block of Rivera Street, June 12, 5:13 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a possible burglary. A witness reported that two suspects had suspiciously ducked under plywood that was across the entryway of an empty home. Responding officers located the suspects. A computer check on one of the suspects revealed an outstanding federal warrant for his arrest. 

The suspect was arrested.

Trespassing: 3200 Block of 20th Avenue, June 13, 6:57 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a trespasser who was refusing to leave a property despite being repeatedly warned that he was not welcome there. 

The officers located the suspect and cited him. 

Later that day, the suspect returned to the location, and was arrested. 

 Attempted Robbery with Force: 22nd Avenue and Noriega Street, June 13, 4:13 p.m.

A victim came to Taraval Station to report an attempted robbery. 

The victim reported that she had stopped at a stop sign to let the suspect cross the street when the suspect suddenly banged on the vehicle’s hood and demanded that the victim give him her car. The suspect then attempted to open the car door, but the door was locked. The suspect then walked away and boarded a nearby bus.  

Possession of Burglary Tools, Possession of a Weapon: 1100 Block of Ulloa Street, June 15, 7:19 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspect breaking into a vehicle. 

A witness reported that the suspect had been observed breaking into a neighbor’s vehicle. Responding officers located and detained the suspect. 

A search of the suspect revealed pepper spray and tools commonly used to break into vehicles. 

A computer check determined that the suspect was on probation for assault. 

The suspect was arrested.

Resisting Arrest, Under the Influence of Alcohol, Trespassing: 1300 Block of 38th Avenue, June 16, 4 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspect who was trespassing. 

The victim reported that the suspect, an ex-boyfriend, had broken into the garage after repeatedly ringing the doorbell. Responding officers located the suspect and successfully placed him in handcuffs, despite the suspect refusing orders and resisting.  

The suspect was arrested.

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