Police Blotter

Police Blotter: Sunset District

Possession of Stolen Property, Outstanding Warrant: 1700 Block of Taraval Street, July 2, 8:21 p.m.

The witness reported that the suspects had approached his store and attempted to sell items – collector cards – that had been previously posted as stolen from a victim’s home. 

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

Kidnapping, Carjacking: 1200 Block of Ocean Avenue, July 3, 12:54 a.m.

The victim reported that he had been parked in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant when the suspects suddenly entered his vehicle and pointed at gun at him. 

The suspects then drove the victim’s car, with the victim still inside, to Oakland while another suspect followed in another vehicle. The suspect then took the victim’s property and stranded the victim in Oakland.  

Arson, Outstanding Warrant: 2000 Block of Ocean Avenue, July 3, 12:15 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspect who was acting erratically inside a store. Responding officers arrived at the location and observed the suspect throwing items around. During the incident, the suspect also broke numerous glass bottles and attempted to light something on fire. 

Shortly afterwards, the suspect exited the store and was placed under arrest. 

Assault and Battery: Kirkham and La Playa Streets, July 4, 9:13 p.m.

The victim reported that he had observed the suspect lighting fireworks and took a photo of the suspect. The victim then attempted to report the incident, but the suspect punched the victim and pushed him against a wall before walking away. 

Outstanding Warrant: Taraval Street and 32nd Avenue, July 5, 7:46 p.m.

The witness reported that he had observed the suspect acting erratically and yelling before the suspect started to pull a knife in and out of his back pocket. 

Responding officers located the suspect, who was in possession of the knife. A computer check revealed an outstanding arrest warrant, and the suspect was arrested.

Robbery: Quintara Street and 25th Avenue, July 5, 2:48 p.m.

The victim entered Taraval Station to report an incident of robbery. The victim stated that while she was walking her dog, two suspects exited a nearby vehicle and approached her before offering her jewelry. 

While the suspects talked to the victim about the jewelry, a ring, they also attempted to pull off the victim’s own ring that was on her finger. After several unsuccessful tries to steal the ring, the suspects left the victim. 

Arson, Burglary, Outstanding Warrant: 100 Block of Garfield Street, 2:05 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a fire and arrived at the location as SFFD was extinguishing the fire. The officers were notified that the suspect was still inside the building and had refused to come out. Eventually, however, the suspect climbed out of the bathroom window and down a firefighter’s ladder. 

The suspect stated that he did not live in the house, had entered through an unlocked door, and did not start the fire. 

A computer check on the suspect revealed an arrest warrant. The suspect was arrested.

Assault: 2200 Block of 24th Avenue, July 9, 7:20 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault. 

The victim stated that his roommate had hit him on the head with a frying pan, after the victim had consumed two bottles of alcohol. A search did not locate any evidence related to the reported incident. 

The victim was transferred to a hospital for medical attention. The incident was documented and a second interview with the victim will be made at a later time.  

Burglary, Outstanding Warrant: Plymouth Avenue and Broad Street, July 13, 11:58 p.m.

A known suspect was arrested for an outstanding warrant and a search revealed a victim’s wallet in the suspect’s possession. After further investigation, it was determined that the suspect also matched the photo of a burglary report on file. 

The suspect then admitted that he had been in the area that was mentioned in the report. The suspect was arrested.

Trespassing, Outstanding Warrant: 1300 Block of La Playa Street, July 22, 4:43 p.m.

The victim reported that the suspect had crawled inside a picnic table, was talking to himself, and had pulled down his pants. 

Responding officers made contact with the suspect and a computer check revealed an arrest warrant out of San Mateo County. 

The suspect was arrested.

Battery: Vicente Street and 19th Avenue, July 23, 6:21 p.m.

The victim reported that she had been walking with her daughter and their dog when the suspect walked towards them and suddenly pushed the victim to the ground for an unknown reason. The suspect then continued walking.  

Throwing a Substance at a Vehicle: Sunset Boulevard and Vicente Street, July 23, 6:25 p.m.

The victim reported that she had been driving when the suspect pulled up next to her and yelled at her before throwing something hard at the victim’s vehicle. 

The victim drove away from the suspect, but the suspect followed the victim and threw an unknown liquid at the vehicle. 

The victim stated that she did not know what the suspect yelled at her because she did not have the car windows open.

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