Police Blotter

Police Blotter: Sunset District

Violation of a Restraining Order, Battery of a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest: 2400 Block of 21st Avenue, Sept. 21, 4:58 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspect violating a restraining order.

The officers located and detained the suspect, who refused to follow lawful orders. While placing the suspect in handcuffs, the suspect repeatedly stomped on the officer’s foot.

The suspect was arrested.

Battery: 2600 Block of 28th Avenue, Sept. 27, 6:15 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a dispute at a soccer field.

The first party was observed taking videos of a girl who was playing on the field. The second party became upset and confronted the first party. An argument ensued and both parties stated that the other party had hit or pushed them.

After further investigation, both parties were cited.

Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol: 1300 Block of the Great Highway, Sept. 29, 12:44 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a vehicle collision.

When they arrived at the location, the officers determined that the driver’s vehicle had collided with parked vehicles.

While speaking to the driver, the officers observed signs of alcohol intoxication.

After further investigation, the driver was cited.

Assault: 2800 Block of Vicente Street, Oct. 1, 10:41 p.m.

The victim stated to responding officers that they had been sleeping on the sidewalk when three suspects, juveniles, approached and threw beer cans and a wooden pallet at them. The suspects then immediately fled the area.

Battery: 1900 Block of Irving Street, Oct. 3, 11:52 a.m.

The victim told officers that they asked the suspect if they were in line. The suspect did not respond to the victim.

Shortly afterward, the suspect became verbally aggressive and walked away from the victim. The suspect then returned and threw a cold cup of coffee at the victim before walking away again.

Theft: 1800 Block of Irving Street, Oct. 4, 7:57 a.m.

The victim, a store employee, reported to responding officers that the suspect walked in and asked for a free coffee. The victim refused and the suspect walked away before turning around and stealing the store’s tip money from the tip jar.

The suspect then exited the building.

Assault, Catalytic Converter Theft: 1500 Block of 17th Avenue, Oct. 7, 3:33 a.m.

The victim reported that they had been taking out their trash when they observed the suspect stealing a catalytic converter across the street.

The victim then heard popping sounds and felt something hit them.

The suspect then fled the area with the stolen converter.

It was later determined that the victim had been struck by a pellet gun.

Brandishing a Weapon, Threats, Resisting Arrest: Ulloa Street and West Portal Avenue, Oct. 13, 12:02 a.m.

Officers responded to a report from a Muni inspector that the suspect had pointed what appeared to be a firearm at another passenger.

The officers located the suspect and attempted to detain them, but the suspect charged at the officers and resisted arrest.

After a struggle, the suspect was placed into handcuffs. A search revealed a flare pistol.

After further investigation, the suspect was arrested.

Breaking Windows, Vandalism to a Vehicle: 1700 Block of Irving Street. Oct. 14, 12:03 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a suspect shattering a window.

The victim stated that they had been inside their business when they heard the front window shatter. The victim then saw the suspect walking away from the broken window.

While on scene, a witness reported that the suspect was observed breaking a nearby vehicle’s side view mirror.

Responding officers located the suspect and detained them.

A computer check revealed four arrest warrants out of Santa Clara County and Plumas County.

The suspect was arrested.

Arson, Vandalism: 1500 Block of Lincoln Way, Oct. 14, 10:29 a.m.

Officers responded to a report of vandalism.

The victim told officers that they had been inside their home when they heard sounds of a loud commotion coming from the front of the house. The victim then observed the suspect breaking off a vehicle’s side mirror and tipping over recycling bins.

While talking with officers, the victim also noticed damages to their mail slot and that papers had been set on fire nearby.

A description of the suspect resembled the suspect arrested in another incident but there were no witnesses to the incident.

Driving While Under the Influence: 1600 Block of 37th Avenue, Oct. 17, 9:36 p.m.

The witness told officers that they heard a loud noise and then observed the suspect working on a flat tire on his vehicle. The suspect then attempted to drive the vehicle a short distance, despite the flat tire, before exiting the vehicle again.

The witness believed that the suspect may have been intoxicated. The officers located and detained the suspect, who showed signs of obvious intoxication.

After further investigation and testing, the suspect was arrested.

Trespassing, Vandalism: 1100 Block of Taraval Street, Oct. 22, 9:01 a.m.

A store employee told officers that they arrived at work and discovered that the front door’s glass had been shattered and the suspect was sleeping inside.

The officers detained the suspect without incident.

After further investigation, the suspect was cited.

Traffic Collision With Injuries and Death: 24th Avenue and Santiago Street, Oct. 24, 10:52 a.m.

Officers, responding to a report of a vehicle collision involving pedestrians, located the two pedestrians on the ground. One pedestrian was taken to a hospital for immediate treatment while the second pedestrian was pronounced deceased.

The driver, who remained at the scene, was also transferred for medical treatment and later arrested.

Attempted Stolen Vehicle, Vandalism: 1200 Block of 41st Avenue, Oct. 25, 6:08 p.m.

The victim reported that they had been trying to park in a garage but noticed that they could not fit into the space. As the victim exited the vehicle, the suspect walked up and asked the victim for some water. The victim attempted to get water for the suspect, but the suspect entered the victim’s vehicle and attempted to drive away with it.

The victim stopped the suspect, who then immediately fled the area.

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