Police Blotter

Police Blotter: Richmond District

Stolen Vehicle: Geary Boulevard and Emerson Street, Jan. 21, 11:55 p.m. 

Officers observed that a stationary vehicle in the middle of the road had backed into another vehicle. 

A records check of the vehicle revealed it was stolen. Officers discovered the suspect was still in the vehicle. 

A search of the vehicle revealed stolen property, ammunition, burglary tools, shaved keys and narcotics paraphernalia. A records check of the suspect revealed he was on probation out of San Francisco. 

The suspect was arrested without incident and booked at County Jail.

Stolen Vehicle: Geary Boulevard and Spruce Street, Jan. 26, 4 p.m. 

Officers responded to the area of Geary Boulevard and Spruce Street regarding a stolen car that SFPD was tracking. Dispatch provided updates as the vehicle’s location moved, and the officers were able to locate the vehicle and conduct a felony stop. 

The vehicle was occupied by two suspects, who were taken into custody without incident. A records check of suspect one revealed multiple prior arrests for auto theft. He also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for auto theft. 

Both suspects were arrested and booked at County Jail. 

Hot Prowl Burglary: 600 Block of Balboa Street, Feb. 5, 2:40 p.m. 

The victim heard a loud bang coming from his garage and observed the suspect attempting to break in with a crowbar. There was a hole drilled into the garage door. 

Officers canvased the area and located the suspect, who was in possession of a crowbar and numerous other burglary tools, along with five grams of suspected methamphetamine. 

The suspect also matched the description in another burglary case in the Richmond Disrict just hours earlier (2:28 a.m.) and was identified by a Richmond Station officer as a suspect from a Richmond case in 2020. 

The suspect was arrested and booked at County Jail.

Residential Robbery: 3000 Block of Pine Street, Feb 7, 3 p.m. 

The victim entered her front door, and the suspect pushed her from behind into the residence. The suspect grabbed the victim’s bag, and a struggle ensued. 

During the struggle, the victim fell onto the stairs and was punched in the face by the suspect. The victim retained her bag, but the suspect stole her cell phone and fled the scene in a vehicle, which was later located and towed by Tenderloin officers. The victim sustained an injury to her face and left shoulder. 

The suspect is still outstanding.

Shooting into an Inhabited Dwelling: 17th Avenue and Balboa Street, Feb. 13, 5 a.m. 

The victim was asleep in his bed when he heard a loud bang, and then discovered a hole in his wall. Believing it to be from a bullet, he called 911. 

Officers arrived and located the hole and a fired bullet lodged into the victim’s bed frame. 

Officers located the suspect in the adjacent unit from where the bullet came though the wall. The suspect stated his friend accidently fired off a round. He said the friend fled the scene. He claimed he did not know his friend’s name or how to contact him. 

After a protective sweep, the scene was frozen, and a search warrant was obtained. During the warrant search, multiple handguns, rifles, ammunition, high-capacity magazines and gun parts were located in the residence. 

A bullet hole, spent casing, handgun, and ammunition were located in the room with the common wall to the adjacent unit. A records check of the suspect revealed he had a felony conviction prohibiting the possession of firearms and ammunition. 

The suspect was arrested and booked at County Jail.

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