Police Blotter

Police Blotter: Sunset District

Public Health Violation, Hate Crime: 1300 Block of 12th Avenue, Oct. 19, 9:15 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a hate crime. The victim reported that the suspect had approached her while not wearing a protective mask. The victim requested that the suspect wear a mask, which prompted the suspect to respond angrily and in a threatening manner. 

Fearfully, the victim retreated back inside her house. When the victim later exited her house, she discovered a note stating that Asians had created the virus and that a mask would be worn only if the person wanted to do so.  

Threats and Assault: Judah Street and La Playa Street, Oct. 24, 9:30 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault. 

The victim, who was cleaning the area, was suddenly approached by the suspect, who told the victim to leave his property alone. The suspect then picked up two large boulders and threatened to hit the victim with them.

Responding officers located the suspect. After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.  

Robbery: 2400 Block of 41st Avenue, Oct. 25, 1:21 a.m.

The victim reported to responding officers that he had gone outside to move his car when the suspect suddenly approached him and pointed a firearm at him. 

The suspect then demanded the victim’s property and directed the victim to return home with the suspect. When they arrived at the victim’s home, the victim knocked loudly on the apartment’s door, which woke up the victim’s roommate and caused the suspect to immediately flee the area.

The suspect is still at large.  

Burglary and Brandishing a Weapon: 2400 Block of Rivera Street, Oct. 26, 9:02 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of threats with a gun. 

The victim reported that the suspect, a relative, had broken into their home and threatened to kill everyone while brandishing a gun. 

Responding officers arrived at the location and set up a perimeter. Shortly afterward, the suspect walked out of the building and was detained. 

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested. 

DUI and Child Neglect: 19th Avenue and Lincoln Way, Oct. 27, 2:41 a.m.

Officers were on patrol when they observed a vehicle being driven without headlights turned on and a gas nozzle inserted into the vehicle’s gas tank. 

The officers conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, who exhibited signs of intoxication, and observed that an infant was in the back seat of the vehicle. 

After failing multiple sobriety tests, the driver was arrested. 

Accidental Discharge of Firearm: 2200 Block of 16th Avenue, Oct. 31, 1:37 a.m.

A victim reported that he had been moving a firearm when he accidentally shot himself with it. A witness, the victim’s father, stated that his son had accidentally shot himself in the foot.  

Breaking a Window: 1300 Block of 24th Avenue, Nov. 10, 11:30 a.m.

A suspect arrived at Taraval Station to report that he had thrown a brick through the victim’s window. 

The suspect stated that he did not like the victim but also wanted to admit to the crime. 

Assault: 1300 Block of 46th Avenue, Nov. 19, 10:56 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a shoplifting incident. The victim reported that the suspect had entered the store without wearing a mask and proceeded to immediately eat multiple items of food without paying. 

The victim attempted to detain the suspect and locked the door, but the suspect used a pole to break the store’s windows and proceeded to exit the store. 

Responding officers located the suspect. After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.  

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