Police Blotter

Police Blotter: Sunset District

Assault: Great Highway and Rivera Street, Oct. 2, 2:21 p.m.

The victim reported that he was stopped at a stop sign when the suspect’s vehicle went around him and stopped in front of his vehicle. Two suspects then exited the vehicle and approached the victim in an aggressive manner. Initially, the victim exited his vehicle, but immediately returned and began driving away from the suspects. One of the suspects then threw a tire iron at the victim’s window, which caused it to break. 

Assault: 2400 Block of Noriega Street, Oct. 4, 3:28 a.m.

Officers responded to a hospital regarding an incident of assault. 

The victim, a professional photographer, reported that he had been taking photos of a produce market when an employee emerged and accused the photographer of taking photos of him. An argument ensued and shortly after, a second suspect exited the market. The victim felt threatened that one of the suspects was too close to him and pushed one of the suspects away from him but did not cause the suspect to fall. The suspect responded and pushed the victim, causing the victim to fall and injure his head on the concrete street. 

Battery: 3200 Block of 20th Avenue, Oct. 4, 7:17 p.m.

The victim reported that she had just parked her vehicle when a second vehicle parked next to hers. The passenger, the suspect, hit the victim’s vehicle when they opened their door. The victim stated she did not say anything about the incident, but when the suspect walked by her, the suspect told the victim to not hit their vehicle. The victim responded that the suspect should apologize, and the suspect became upset and attacked the victim.  

Brandishing a Weapon, Outstanding Warrant: 3200 Block of Judah Street, Oct. 13, 12:53 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a person armed with a weapon. 

Security at the property reported that, earlier, the suspect had refused to wear a mask but eventually left the property without further incident. However, the suspect then returned to the property. Responding officers located the suspect and detained him, despite the suspect pulling away from the officers and resisting. 

A search of the suspect’s property, a backpack, revealed an illegal weapon. The suspect was cited.

Battery: 300 Block of Judah Street, Oct. 13, 2:55 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a battery. 

The victim reported that he had been waiting to enter a bakery when the suspect stepped out of the bakery and exchanged words with the victim. The suspect then punched the victim, causing him to fall and hit his head against a nearby garage door. The suspect then walked away. 

Burglary, Outstanding Warrant: 2000 Block of Great Highway, Oct. 14, 10:36 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress. 

The officers discovered a broken window and a potential suspect leaving the area. 

The victim reported that he was able to track his stolen property and gave the location to the officers. The officers located the suspect, who had fled from them earlier, and detained him. 

A search revealed the victim’s stolen property inside the suspect’s vehicle and a gun that in the suspect’s possession.  

The suspect was arrested.

Robbery: Irving Street and 19th Avenue, Oct. 15, 9:56 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery. 

The victims stated that they were walking when they were robbed at gunpoint. One of the victims reported that her purse had been forcibly pulled away from her, causing her to fall to the ground during the incident.  

Robbery: 17th Avenue and Lincoln Way, Oct. 17, 12:17 a.m.

The victim reported that he was walking when the suspect approached him and pointed something in a black plastic bag at him. The victim, who fearfully believed that the suspect had a gun, dropped his property on to the ground and walked away from the suspect. 

Brandishing a Weapon/Methamphetamine for Sale, Outstanding Warrant: Judah Street and Ninth Avenue, Oct. 19, 3:45 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspect with a gun. 

A witness reported that he observed the suspect brandishing a gun in public. Officers detained two subjects matching the reported details. A search of one of the subjects revealed a torch lighter replicated to look like a gun. They also had methamphetamine in their possession. 

The subject was arrested. 

Burglary, Resisting Arrest, Outstanding Warrant: 1900 Block of Funston Avenue, Oct. 24, 8:14 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a burglary. 

The victim reported that he had entered his garage and observed the suspect, and another person, immediately exiting the area and entering the backyard of another residence. 

Officers located and detained the suspect, despite his attempt to flee from the area. 

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

Assault: 29th Avenue and Judah Street, Oct. 25, 2:43 p.m.

The victim reported that he had been washing his car when the suspect threw a glass bottle at the victim, which struck the victim’s arm. 

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

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