Police Blotter – September 14, 2017

September 14th, 2017
Volume 1, Issue 24

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Hello Richmond District,

This Saturday is the Coastal Clean Up Day along Ocean Beach, there are going to be hundreds if not thousands of people volunteering around the Bay Area to help keep the California shoreline clean and beautiful. There is still time to sign up to volunteer, details on the website listed on the following page.

The 17th Annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival is fast approach-ing and as we have done in recent years a community hotline will be set up for community concerns. The number will be posted in the Newsletter in the future. Music is scheduled to begin Friday noon-7pm, Saturday & Sunday 11 am–7pm. The show is free and brings in a large crowd. Police and SFMTA have increased patrols in the areas surrounding the park to help with pedestrian and vehicle con-gestion, illegally parked vehicles, crime prevention, and community concerns.

Richmond Station

The next Community Meeting will be held on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th 2017 at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the Community Room located at Richmond Station, 461 6th Avenue.

Traffic Stop Leads to DUI Investigation and Arrest
Geary Blvd & 10th Ave
09/08/17 1:50 AM
On September 8th at 1:50 AM, Richmond Station Patrol Officers were driving in the area of 9th Avenue and Geary Blvd performing traffic enforcement. Officers observed a Lexus with orange tinted headlights. The Lexus also failed to come to a stop behind the limit line at the solid red light at the intersection of 10th Ave & Geary Blvd. The Officers quickly conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle.

Upon contact with the driver, Officers observed signs of intoxication, along with the smell of alcohol coming from the driver.

The driver was asked to perform Field Sobriety Tests. The driver then agreed to perform the breathalyzer test and it was revealed that he was 1.5 times over the legal limit.

The driver was arrested and transported to County Jail for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol along with minor traffic infractions.

*All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

License Plate Reader on Patrol Vehicle Leads to Sto-len Vehicle- Arrest
Great Hwy & Fulton St
09/06//2017 11:38 AM
Richmond Station Patrol Officers were patrolling in the area of the Cliff House with the use of License Plate Reader Technology affixed to the roof of the Patrol Vehicle. While driving the Officers were alerted to a stolen vehicle that was travel-ling in the opposite direction. The Officers quickly got behind the vehicle and performed a high risk felony vehicle stop at the intersection of Great Hwy and Fulton Street. The vehicle was occupied by two males who were quickly placed in hand-cuffs by Officers.

The driver had a suspended li-cense and claimed to have no knowledge of the vehicle being stolen.
The passenger eventually admitted to stealing the car.

The driver was issued a citation for driving with a suspended license and released while the passenger was arrested for pos-session of a stolen vehicle along with stealing the vehicle.

*All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Traffic Collision Leads to DUI Arrest
19th Ave & Fulton St
09/09/17 11:20 PM
On September 9th, 2017 at 11:20 PM, Richmond Station Patrol Officers were notified about a vehicle collision with possible injuries. Upon arrival Officers conducted an interview of the driver of one vehicle the vehicle showing signs of being intoxicated. The driver performed the Field Sobriety Tests and elected to have a blood draw instead of the breath test.

The driver was subsequently taken to the hospital for medical evaluation and later booked at County Jail for Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol.

*All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

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