Police Blotter

Police Blotter — Sunset Beacon

Robbery: 3000 Block of Taraval Street, March 27, 1:22 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery. 

A victim reported that the suspects were observed stealing items off of a store’s shelf. The victim confronted the suspects and one of the suspects responded by displaying a large hunting knife that was underneath his shirt. 

The victim retreated and the suspects fled the store with the stolen items.

Battery: 1500 Block of 38th Avenue, March 27, 7:18 p.m.

A victim reported  to responding officers that he had invited his girlfriend to stay with him, which angered the victim’s roommate. 

The victim stated that the roommate, the suspect, slapped him. The suspect responded that he had pushed the victim due to the victim inviting someone over despite the shelter-in-place order. 

After further investigation, the suspect was cited. 

Robbery: 1500 Block of Sloat Boulevard, March 28, 2:34 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery. 

The victim, an employee, reported that the suspect was observed taking multiple items of store merchandise and leaving without paying for them. 

When the victim confronted the suspect outside the store, the suspect responded violently and threw the merchandise, which struck the victim’s face. 

Officers located the suspect, who was still in the area. After further investigation, the suspect was arrested. 

Robbery: Judah Street and 47th Avenue, March 29, 8:11 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery.

The victim reported that four suspects had suddenly walked up to him and asked if he had any money before demanding the victim’s wallet. 

The victim attempted to flee but was hit on the back of his head. 

The suspects then fled the area with the victim’s property.

Firearm Discharged: Ortega Street and 44th Avenue, April 6, 4:39 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a firearm that was discharged. 

The witness reported that he had heard a loud noise coming from his nextdoor neighbor, the subject. 

Responding officers arrived at the location and determined that the subject had pulled the trigger on what he thought was an empty firearm. 

No injuries occurred during this incident. 

Fire: 1800 Block of Irving Street, April 10, 8:40 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a fire. 

SFFD successfully extinguished the fire, which had started from a smoldering palm tree.

Robbery: 1500 Block of Sloat Boulevard, April 11, 7:55 p.m.

The victims reported to responding officers that they were parked when the suspect approached them and started talking. 

The suspect then demanded their property while holding a gun. The victims gave their property to the suspect, who then immediately fled the area in a waiting vehicle. 

Assault: 3200 Block of Taraval Street, April 14, 3:53 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a person with a knife. 

The victim, the property owner, reported that he was working when he observed multiple items had been left in a shared laundry room by the suspect, a tenant. 

The victim asked the suspect to remove the items, but the suspect responded angrily and threatened to kill the victim, brandishing a knife. 

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

Bank Robbery: 2200 Block of Irving Street, April 15, 10:06 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a bank robbery. 

The victim, a bank employee, reported that the suspect had walked up to the counter in front of her and handed her a written note that said he was robbing the bank. 

The victim handed the suspect money and the suspect immediately fled the area.  

Robbery: 18th Avenue and Taraval Street, April 20, 4:21 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery. 

The witness, who had transported the victim to Taraval Station to make the report, stated that the suspects had double parked next to a parked vehicle before one suspect exited and approached the passenger side of the victim’s vehicle. 

The suspect then pointed a gun at the victim before reaching in and taking the victim’s purse.  The suspect immediately fled the area in the waiting vehicle. 

Robbery: 1300 Block of 46th Avenue, April 21, 9:16 a.m.

The victim, a store employee, reported to responding officers that the suspect was observed stealing merchandise. 

The victim attempted to stop the suspect, but the suspect responded by spraying pepper spray in the victim’s face. 

The suspect immediately exited the store and fled the area.

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