Police Blotter

Police Blotter: Sunset District

No Driver’s License: 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, July 23, 9:03 p.m.

Officers were conducting speed enforcement observed a vehicle traveling 54 mph in a 35 mph zone. 

The officers conducted a traffic stop and a computer check revealed that the driver had never been issued a driver’s license. 

The driver was cited.

Assault: 2200 Block of the Great Highway, July 28. 6:59 a.m.

The victim, a gardener for the SF Recreation and Park Department, was picking up trash near a vehicle. 

The suspect, who was inside the vehicle, demanded that the victim get away from the vehicle. The suspect then hit the victim with a thrown bottle of water. The victim picked up the bottle and thew it back at the suspect, hitting the suspect’s car. 

The suspect then pepper sprayed the victim and immediately drove away from the area. 

Stolen Vehicle, Outstanding Warrant: Lincoln Way and the Great Highway, July 28, 10:41 a.m.

Officers were on patrol when they observed a vehicle that had been reported stolen. 

The officers detained the vehicle’s three occupants. A computer check revealed two arrest warrants on two of the occupants, who were then arrested. The third occupant was released.  

Robbery: 3000 Block of Taraval Street, July 31, 11:16 p.m.

The victim, a store employee, reported to responding officers that the suspect had walked into the store while holding a firearm and demanding money. 

The suspect then fled the area with the stolen money.  

Trespassing, Resisting Arrest: 1200 Block of Taraval Street, Aug. 2, 4:09 p.m.

Officer responded to a report of a trespasser. 

The victim reported that the suspect had walked into the business without an appointment and was asked to leave. The suspect refused and proceeded to cause a disturbance and harass both the victim and the staff. 

Responding officers detained the suspect and cited him. 

Assault: 1300 Block of 47th Avenue, Aug. 4, 6:20 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a fight, which had occurred between family members. 

The victim was kicked in the face by the suspect. 

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.  

Outstanding Warrant, Violation of a Court Order: Ortega Street and 19th Avenue, Aug. 13, 10:52 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspect engaged in a verbal argument with the victims, the suspect’s relatives, despite a restraining order against approaching the victims. 

A computer check also revealed an arrest warrant. 

The suspect was arrested. 

Threats: La Playa and Judah Streets, Aug. 17, 9:49 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of threats. 

The victim said they were sitting in a parklet when the suspect approached and took the victim’s clothes and moved them to another location. 

The victim followed the suspect in an attempt to take the clothes back. 

The suspect responded by removing an unknown object from their waistband and threatening to stab the victim. 

The victim retreated back to the parklet, but the suspect followed the victim. The suspect then looked through their backpack while making references to a gun. 

The suspect immediately left the area after the victim stated they were going to call the police.

Assault: 19th Avenue and Taraval Street, Aug. 18, 7:39 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of an assault. 

The victim reported that he was on a bus when he glanced at the suspect. The suspect then walked over to the victim and asked if there was a problem. 

Shortly after, the suspect suddenly hit the victim’s head with something before exiting the bus and fleeing the scene. 

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

Battery: 1300 Block of 18th Avenue, Aug. 19, 4:05 p.m.

The victim reported to responding officers that they had been punched in the mouth by the suspect, for an unknown reason. 

A second victim observed the incident and told the suspect to stop. The suspect then walked away from the victims. 

However, the first victim had to walk in the same direction as the suspect who then thought that they were being followed. 

The suspect grabbed and kicked the victim  before a security guard broke them apart. 

The suspect then fled the area. 

Theft: 1600 Block of 37th Avenue, Aug. 25, 7:52 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of stolen jewelry. 

The victim stated that he had been approached by the suspect, who was asking for directions. 

The suspect then thanked the victim, kissed the victim’s hand and hugged him. 

Shortly afterwards, the victim discovered that his necklace was missing. 

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