[Reprinted from The Richmond Police Station Newsletter of September 24, 2010. To be added to the station’s mailing list, email email@example.com.]
CAPTAIN RICHARD CORREIA’S MESSAGE
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During the past week in the District there were 26 traffic accidents 6 involving injuries and one fatality. There were 5 citations issued for driving without a license or driving on a suspended license.
On 09/17/10 at 12:56am on the 5100 block of Geary a victim returned to her car and found a suspect sleeping in the backseat. The police were contacted and officers attempted to wake the male, who was intoxicated. The suspect began to swing at the officers and refused to get out of the vehicle. Officers were finally able to remove the suspect from the car and the 21 year old male was arrested for auto tampering, resisting arrest and being drunk in public.
On 09/19/10 at 10:25pm officers were called to the 400 block of 21st Avenue on a report of a trespasser in the building. The caller stated he found the suspect wandering the hallways of the apartment building and when the suspect was confronted he left via the back steps towards the backyard. The building and yards were searched by the officers but the suspect was gone. At 11:01pm officers were called to the same building as the suspect was seen again on the back steps. Officers set up a perimeter and were told by a neighbor on the 400 block of 22nd Avenue that they heard noises on their back steps. Officers located the male suspect on an exterior second floor landing lying on a bench. While the officers were investigating this other officers were called to an alarm at a business on the 5700 block of Geary Boulevard, which is between 21st and 22nd Avenues. Officers found signs of forced entry to the rear door of the business. The officers then watched the video from the security camera and saw that the suspect on film was the same suspect they located in the backyard of the 22nd Avenue home. The 22 year old male was charged with burglary and trespassing.
On 09/20/10 at 10:40am a victim was walking on California Street approaching 26th Avenue. She saw the suspect standing in the middle of the street looking eastbound. As she approached the intersection he walked over to her and told her that his car had been broken into and he needed $40.00 to get back to New Mexico. The victim said all she had was $3.00 and as she reached in her back pocket to get the money the suspect placed a hard metal object to her stomach. The suspect asked the victim if she was sure that was all she had and said they could go to the ATM together. The victim said again she only had $3.00 and they suspect took it and said, “I didn’t realize you were poor.” He then fled. At 12:20 PM Officers responded to another call of a male in the middle of the street at 25th Avenue and El Camino Del Mar. A male there who was stopping cars and asking for money matched the description of the earlier robbery call. U.S. Park Police were also notified as the area borders the Presidio of SF. The victim from 26th Avenue and California Street robbery was brought to the scene and identified the suspect as the person who had robbed her. The 39 year old male was charged with robbery.
On 09/21/10 at 2:30pm a motorcycle officer was in the area of Tea Garden Drive and MLK Drive when he was flagged down by a woman. She told the officer that she had just witnessed a male breaking into a car and provided the officer with the description and direction of escape of the suspect. The officer located the suspect west of the location of the auto break-in hiding behind a tree. The suspect was detained and identified by the witness. The 23 year old male, who is on probation out of San Mateo County, was charged with burglary.
On 09/16/10 between 7:00am and 6:00pm on the 700 block of 40th Avenue a suspect entered into a home by prying open the front security gate. The suspect then broke the glass and pried open the front door. The loss was cash.
On 09/16/10 between 8:00am and 12:00pm on the 4300 block of Anza a suspect gained entry into a residence by prying open the front door. Once inside the suspect took a laptop.
Between 09/19/10 at 10:00pm and 09/20/10 at 11:00am on the 2900 block of Clay Street a suspect entered an apartment building garage and pried open the coin dispenser on the washing machine. The amount of loss is being determined.
On 09/21/10 at 3:25pm a victim was on a 38 Geary MUNI coach which had just stopped at Geary & Divisadero. The suspect, who also was on the bus grabbed the victims I-phone from him and ran north on Divisadero. The victim ran after the suspect and nearly caught him, however, two other males ran up from behind the victim and told him he better not continue the pursuit less they would cause him bodily harm. The suspect from the bus was described as a male, 17-18 years of age wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black baggie jeans.Crime | 1 comment