[Reprinted from The Richmond Police Station Newsletter of February 6, 2015. To be added to the station’s mailing list, email firstname.lastname@example.org.]
02-06-2015 Weekly Update
Richmond District Police Station
San Francisco Police Department
BATTERY & THEFT OF RECYCLING Fulton & 11th Ave
01-29-29-2015 @ 6:00 PM
A resident saw a woman stealing from a curbside recycling bin. The resident followed the suspect and confronted her. The suspect rammed the victim with a shopping cart causing a minor injury. Suspect: Asian female, 30-35 years old, 5’7” 130lbs, wearing a dark colored hat, dark jacket, and navy blue jogging pants
EDITOR’S NOTE: We do not recommend confronting suspects. Call 415-553-0123 for police service or 911 in an emergency.
ARREST: BATTERY Geary & 11th Ave
01-30-2015 @ 12:15 AM
The suspect exchanged angry words with a group of people leaving a bar. He then punched a female in the group with a closed fist and kicked her. At this point, SFPD officers arrived and arrested the suspect.
ARREST: FELONY WARRANT Richmond Station
01-30-2015 @ 12:45 PM
A subject came to the station to make a report when officers recognized him as the person wanted for two counts of aggravated assault in a previous case.
EDITOR’S NOTE: We recommend avoiding police stations if one is a wanted felon who wishes to remain wanted.
MENTAL HEALTH CALL 36th Ave & Fulton
01-30-2015 @ 8:30 PM
Officers responded to a call from family members who reported that a loved one was behaving violently and wandering in traffic. The person was transported to the hospital.
ARREST: DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL 29th & Lake
01-30-2015 @ 9:33 PM
The driver was found passed out behind the wheel of his car in a lane of traffic with the engine running. He showed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication and refused to submit to chemical testing, which is a violation of California’s implied consent law. This law states that a person who drives a motor vehicle is deemed to have given his or her consent to chemical testing. Officers obtained a search warrant which allowed them to have a certified phlebotomist draw a blood sample for testing. The driver was booked into County Jail.
ARREST: VEHICLE THEFT Golden Gate & Masonic
01-31-2015 @ 4:05 AM
Officers arrested two suspects in a stolen car. There was suspected stolen property in the car and investigators from Richmond Station are following up on this case.
ARREST: THEFT FROM A VEHICLE & MISDEMEANOR WARRANT Geary & 10th Ave
01-31-2015 @ 11:00 AM
Witnesses saw the suspect enter the unlocked car of a person attending a funeral in a nearby church. The suspect stole items from the car then ran into the church where the funeral service was in progress. Officers entered and (quietly) arrested him for the theft plus two misdemeanor warrants.
BATTERY California & 3rd Ave
01-31-2015 @ 12:39 PM
Two adult males got into a mutual fist fight aboard a MUNI bus resulting in minor injuries to both. When officers arrived, neither person wished to press charges.
SEXUAL BATTERY 4th Ave & Cornwall
02-01-2015 @ 1:00 AM
The victim was walking alone when the suspect ran up behind her and grabbed her breast. She screamed and the suspect fled on foot. The victim told officers that an unknown witness was walking in the area at the time. If you are that witness, please call Richmond Station at 415-666-8000.
Suspect: unknown race adult male, 5’7” 140lbs, wearing a dark baggy sweatshirt and dark baggy jeans.
BATTERY Clement & 7th Ave
02-01-2015 @ 1:30 AM
The victim was working security in a bar and attempting to deal with a drunken patron causing trouble. The suspect punched the victim several times and fled on foot. Suspect: White male, 30-40 years old, 5’7” 165lbs, wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and red shoes. The suspect has a beard.
ARSON OF A PORTABLE TOILET Lyon & Jackson
02-01-2015 @ 3:55 AM
An unknown suspect lit a portable toilet on fire. Firefighters responded and extinguished the blaze. A nearby car was damaged and the portable toilet was reduced to a molten puddle.
EDITOR’S QUESTION FOR THOSE CONSIDERING A CAREER IN THE FIRE SERVICE: Given this scenario, wouldn’t you rather become a police officer?
MENTAL HEALTH CALL Pierce & Pacific
02-01-2015 @ 5:53 PM
A distraught person told a concerned stranger that he wanted to hurt himself and other people. The concerned stranger called 911. When officers arrived, the distraught person told them that he had been previously diagnosed with psychiatric problems and had just taken methamphetamine. The person was transported to the hospital.
ARREST: FELONY WARRANT Geary & 28th Ave
02-01-2015 @ 7:35 PM
Officers responded to a call of an intoxicated male knocking on the windows of area businesses. They detained the suspect and found that he had a felony theft warrant for his arrest from Alameda County. He was booked for public intoxication and the warrant.
BURGLARY OF AN OFFICE Geary & 17th Ave
02-01-2015 9:00 PM to 02-03-2015 5:00 PM
An unknown suspect broke into an unattended office by damaging the door, and then stole a computer and a bicycle.
ARREST: CHILD ENDANGERMENT & PUBLIC INTOXICATION Geary & Arguello
02-01-2015 @ 10:15 PM
Officers responded to a call of a male wandering in lanes of traffic while carrying a child. They found the intoxicated suspect and his 9 year old son. Based on witness statements and the extreme impairment of the suspect, he was arrested for child endangerment and public intoxication. The matter was also referred to Child Protective Services and the child was released to a responsible relative.
MENTAL HEALTH CALL California & Locust
02-02-2015 @ 8:30 AM
A woman was walking on Locust near California when the subject spat on her. Area residents and merchants have reported that this subject, who is homeless, has been behaving aggressively in the past few weeks. Responding officers found the subject to be disoriented, inadequately clothed for the weather, and suffering poor hygiene. She was transported to the hospital. The woman who was spat upon did not want to press charges.
ARREST: MISDEMEANOR WARRANT Great Highway & Lincoln
02-02-2015 @ 9:06 AM
Officers stopped a car with expired registration. A routine check showed that the driver had a misdemeanor trespassing warrant as well as a traffic warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and also cited for the expired registration violation.
SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE Geary & Arguello
02-02-2015 @ 3:10 PM
A wooden box that was labeled “ammunition for cannon with explosive projectile” was found leaning against a garbage can on the sidewalk. The SFPD Bomb Squad responded and determined that the box was empty.
BATTERY & VANDALISM TO A MOTORCYCLE California & Broderick
02-03-2015 @ 5:18 PM
The victim was riding his motorcycle when another motorcycle cut him off. At a traffic light, the victim criticized the suspect’s driving at which point the suspect dismounted and began punching the victim in the head (although both victim and suspect were wearing helmets). The suspect then kicked the victim’s motorcycle over causing damage. The suspect fled on his motorcycle.
Suspect: Latino male, 6’0” 180lbs, wearing a black T-shirt, blue jeans and blue flip flops
Suspect Vehicle: 2006 Harley Davidson, black
EDITOR’S NOTE: A T-shirt and flip flops are not appropriate riding gear. Safe riders wear a protective jacket and trousers, plus sturdy and supportive footwear at all times – and they don’t attack other riders.
THEFT FROM AN AUTO & BURGLARY 11th & Anza
02-03-2015 9:00 PM – 02-04-215 6:30 AM
An unknown suspect broke into a car parked in the driveway of a house, stole the garage door opener, opened the garage and stole a bicycle from the garage.
EDITOR’S NOTE: We recommend that you don’t leave the garage door opener in the car when parked in front of or near your home.
ARREST: DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL Fulton & Park Presidio
02-04-2015 @ 12:47 AM
The driver ran a red light and was speeding. When officers stopped him, he displayed obvious signs of intoxication and could not complete field sobriety tests in a satisfactory manner. His preliminary alcohol screening result in the field was in excess of 0.12% (0.08% is the legal limit for California drivers over 21 years old). He was arrested.
ROBBERY ON THE STREET Geary & 36th Ave
02-04-2015 1:25 PM
The victim (a 15 year old male) was approached by two suspects who demanded his phone and threatened to shoot him although no gun was seen. One suspect grabbed the phone from the victim’s hand and they both fled on foot.
Suspect 1: Black male 15-18 years old, 5’6”, thin build, wearing a black baseball cap, a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans
Suspect 2: Black male 15-18 years old, thin build, also wearing a black baseball cap, a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans
MENTAL HEALTH CALL 18th Ave & Fulton
02-04-2015 @ 6:55 PM
Officers responded to a woman having suicidal thoughts who had just taken a large quantity of pills. She was transported to the hospital.
TRESPASSER / SUSPICIOUS PERSON 6th Ave & Clement
02-05-2015 @ 7:38 AM
A resident awoke to a noise along the side of his house. He looked out and saw a suspicious person peering over his side fence. When the suspect realized he was being watched, he fled through adjoining yards. Officers used a police dog to search the area for the suspect but did not find him.
Suspect: Black male, 25-35 years old, wearing a black sweater
THEFT California & Locust
02-04-2015 4:40 PM
The victim had her purse in the top section of her shopping cart. She turned away briefly to reach for an item on a high shelf. When she turned back, she discovered her purse had been stolen by an unseen suspect.
BURGLARY OF AN OCCUPIED RESIDENCE Beaumont & Anza
02-06-2015 @ 01:41 AM
The residents were upstairs when an unknown suspect entered through a downstairs window. He stole miscellaneous property and fled on foot. Responding officers set up a perimeter and searched the surrounding area for the suspect but did not find him.
Suspect: White male, 30 – 40 years old, 6’0” 185lbs, wearing a dark zip-up jacket, white T-shirt, and dark jeans. The suspect had a goatee.
STOLEN AND RECOVERED VEHICLES:
STOLEN VEHICLE 32nd & Anza
01-31-2015 – 02/01/2015
A parked and unattended 2004 Volvo X90 was stolen off the street by an unknown suspect.
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE 4th Ave & Fulton
02-01-2015 @ 3:30 PM
A previously stolen 2007 BMW 335i was found parked and unattended.
STOLEN VEHICLE California & Locust
02-02-2015 @ 9:30 PM
A parked and unattended 2007 GMC Yukon was stolen off the street by an unknown suspect.
STOLEN VEHICLE 37th Ave & Fulton
02-04-2015 @ 5:50 PM – 02-05-2015 @ 8:15 AM
A parked and unattended 2013 Mercedes C250 was stolen off the street by an unknown suspect.
STOLEN VEHICLE Spruce & Euclid
02-04-2015 @ 6:30 PM – 02-05-2015 @ 8:15 AM
A parked and unattended 1998 Honda Civic was stolen off the street by an unknown suspect.
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE Euclid & Masonic
02-05-2015 @ 12:16 PM
A previously stolen 2004 VW Phaeton was found parked and unattended.
TRAFFIC COLLISIONS WITH INJURIES:
TRAFFIC COLLISION WITH INJURIES California & Laurel
02-01-2015 @ 1:50 PM
One driver rear ended a car that had stopped at a red light causing minor injuries to the driver of the stopped car. The driver at fault was cited at the scene for following too closely.
TRAFFIC COLLISION WITH INJURIES Balboa & 11th Ave
02-01-2015 @ 3:05 PM
The driver (who was northbound on 11th Ave) stopped at the stop sign, but then proceeded into the intersection when it was not safe to do so and struck a car that was going west on Balboa (where there are no stop signs). Three people were injured; two of them were transported to the hospital. The driver most at fault was cited at the scene.
TRAFFIC COLLISION WITH INJURIES El Camino Del Mar & 25th Ave
02-04-2015 @ 6:54 PM
A car had just stopped at the stop sign facing eastbound on El Camino Del Mar. The intersection was clear and the car began to move forward when a pedestrian suddenly ran northbound across 25th Ave in front of the car and was struck (suffering minor injuries). EDITOR’S NOTE: Although this collision occurred in a crosswalk where the pedestrian would usually have the right of way, that right is not absolute. The vehicle code says that no pedestrian my suddenly leave a place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle that is so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.
TRAFFIC COLLISION WITH INJURIES Pine & Broderick
02-05-2015 @ 12:35 PM
A driver in stop and go traffic was traveling too fast to stop before hitting the car in front of her (causing minor injuries to the other driver). She was cited at the scene for unsafe speed.
TRAFFIC COLLISION WITH INJURIES Balboa & Funston
02-05-2015 @ 1:36 PM
The driver (who was northbound on Funston) stopped at the stop sign, but then proceeded into the intersection when it was not safe to do so and struck a motorcycle that was going west on Balboa (where there are no stop signs). The motorcyclist suffered minor and was transported to the hospital. The driver most at fault was cited at the scene.
CITATIONS FOR UNLICENSED AND SUSPENDED DRIVERS:
CITATION: UNLICENSED DRIVER California & Spruce
01-30-2015 @ 8:02 AM
CITATION: DRIVING WITH AN EXPIRED LICENSE Anza & 3rd Ave
01-30-2015 @ 4:38 PM
CITATION: DRIVING WITH A SUSPENDED LICENSE Geary & 8th Ave
01-30-2015 @ 5:24 PM
CITATION: DRIVING WITH A SUSPENDED LICENSE 2nd Ave & Cabrillo
02-01-2015 @ 5:45 PM
CITATION: DRIVING WITH A SUSPENDED LICENSE Fulton & 33rd Ave.
02-02-2015 @ 3:57 PM
CITATION: DRIVING WITH A SUSPENDED LICENSE 2800 Turk (USF Campus)
02-03-2015 @ 9:40 PM
CITATION: UNLICENSED DRIVER 24th & Cabrillo
02-04-2015 @ 7:21 AM
CITATION: UNLICENSED DRIVER Geary & 4th Ave
02-05-2015 @ 12:35 AM
CITATION: UNLICENSED DRIVER Geary & Wood
02-05-2015 @ 12:35 AM
CITATION: DRIVING WITH A SUSPENDED LICENSE Geary & 9th Ave
02-05-2015 @ 1:19 PM
CITATION: UNLICENSED DRIVER Clement & 3rd Ave
02-05-2015 @ 3:10 PM
NEXT COMMUNITY MEETING:
Tuesday 02-17-2015 @ 7:00 PM
Richmond Station Community Room
461 6th Ave.
Call 911 for emergencies
Call 415-553-0123 for non-emergency police service
461 6th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94118
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