Police Blotter

Police Blotter — Sunset Beacon

Robbery: Irving Street and 35th Avenue, March 2, 2:25 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of robbery at gunpoint.

The victim reported that he was sitting in his vehicle, when the suspect suddenly approached him and demanded the victim’s watch.

The suspect then pointed a gun at the victim. The victim gave the suspect his watch, then the suspect immediately fled in a waiting vehicle.

Assault, False Identification: Taraval Street and 23rd Avenue, March 5, 10:31 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of someone screaming.

The officers located the victim, who was bleeding from a head injury. The victim reported that he had been walking when the suspect walked by and said something to him before punching the victim on his face, which was confirmed by witnesses.

The officers found and detained the suspect, who provided a false name.

After further investigation, the suspect was correctly identified and arrested.

Robbery: Taraval Street and 35th Avenue, March 7, 10:56 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery. 

The victim reported that he had been walking and texting when two suspects suddenly approached him and punched him multiple times until he fell on the ground.

The suspects then stole the victim’s backpack and wallet before immediately fleeing the area.

Warrant Arrest: Great Highway and Lincoln Way, March 8, 4:16 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a possible burglary. 

Responding officers located a vehicle that was described as being involved in the burglary and conducted a traffic stop. A computer check on the vehicle’s occupants revealed that one of them had an outstanding warrant. 

The occupant was arrested. 

After further investigation, it was determined that the vehicle was not involved in the reported burglary. 

Warrant Arrest: 1500 Block of Sloat Boulevard, March 9, 10:02 p.m.

A witness reported to responding officers that the suspect had just left the store and then assaulted a customer. 

The officers located the suspect and a computer check revealed an outstanding warrant. 

The victim declined to press charges. The suspect was taken into custody on the arrest warrant.

Battery: 1700 Block of 45th Avenue, March 10, 12:33 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of battery. 

The victim reported that he had returned to a house in which he previously lived to retrieve his mail. An argument ensued with the suspect, who refused to give him the mail until the house keys were returned. 

The argument escalated and the suspect slapped the victim in his face. 

Responding officers made contact with the suspect and after further investigation, the suspect was cited. 

Robbery: 2200 Block of Moraga Street, March 11, 2:07 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery. 

The victim reported that the first suspect had suddenly approached her and pulled on her necklace while a second suspect immediately attempted to distract her by placing another necklace and rings into her hand. 

The victim attempted to walk away but was blocked by the two suspects. 

The suspects removed the victim’s necklace and left fake jewelry in the victim’s hand before both fled from the area.

Reckless Driving: 19th Avenue and Kirkham Street, March 14, 10:50 p.m.

An officer was on patrol when he heard the sound of tires screeching from a nearby intersection. 

The officer observed a vehicle driving recklessly and making “donuts” in the middle of the intersection with his vehicle. 

The vehicle was stopped, and the driver was cited. 

Battery: 1300 Block of Noriega Street, March 14, 11:05 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a battery. 

The victim, an employee of a bar, reported that the suspect had attempted to enter the bar without any identification. The suspect, who also appeared to be under the influence of narcotics, responded angrily at being denied entrance by yelling at and hitting the victim. 

Responding officers located the suspect and with the assistance of SFFD medics, the suspect was placed on a gurney and transported to a nearby hospital for observation and care.

Battery: 700 Block of Taraval Street, March 15, 8:03 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a battery. 

The victim reported that the suspect had entered the store while still riding on his bicycle. The victim confronted the suspect who responded by punching the victim in the head. 

The suspect then exited the store and fled the area.

Battery: 400 Block of Taraval Street, March 19, 9:15 a.m.

The victim entered Taraval Station to report an incident of battery and vandalism to his vehicle. 

The victim stated that he had been driving when the suspect, who was illegally riding a bicycle across the middle of the road, almost hit the victim’s vehicle. The victim yelled at the suspect, parked his vehicle and exited it. 

The suspect approached the victim and punched the victim’s face before damaging the victim’s vehicle by kicking it. 

The suspect then rode away on his bicycle. 

Brandishing a Weapon: 1000 Block of  Judah Street, March 21, 6:11 p.m.

Officers made contact with a witness who stated that they had observed the suspect and victim arguing before the suspect walked towards the victim, brandishing a knife. 

The victim was then seen running away from the suspect.

Attempted Robbery: 1300 Block of 46th Avenue, March 21, 9:48 p.m.

Officers responded to a robbery in the parking lot of a store. 

The victim reported that he had been holding an empty bag when the suspect approached him and punched the victim’s face before demanding the victim’s property. 

The victim then entered the store and the suspect fled the area.

Vandalism, Trespassing: 2300 Block of 48th Avenue, March 23, 8:28 a.m.

The victim reported to responding officers that the suspect had broken open his front gate and was inside the victim’s property. The victim confronted the suspect and yelled at him before the suspect fled the area. 

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

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