Thursday, April 12, 2012

April 11, 2012

Incident Date:
Wednesday, April 11th, 2012


10:00am     200 Blk Delta                Burglary
Officer Ng and several other Ingleside officers responded to a possible burglary in progress.  Dispatch advised that the reportee observed several males park a vehicle and begin walking up and down the block as if casing the homes.  One of the males walked up the stairs to a home belonging to a friend of the reportee whom she knew were at work. The reportee advised that she knew the male loitering on the stairs did not live there.  Another male stood by at the bottom of the stairs as if he were “watching out.”  While en route to the address, the officer observed a male close to the address hiding under some stairs.  They detained the male and noticed he had a blue pair of latex gloves in his shirt pocket. 

Officers Obot and Johnson arrived at the address in question and noticed damage to the front door and frame.  They searched the home and it was empty.  Officer Preston then detained individuals inside a vehicle close by matching the description provided by the reportee.  He observed the driver placing blue latex gloves in the driver’s door jam. Officer Preston had the male exit the vehicle and stand by pending the investigation.

The reportee positively identified the two males detained as the ones she observed in front of the home and on the steps.  Both males were identified by their California Driver’s License and transported to Ingleside station.  The vehicle was towed to Auto Return.

Officers took pictures of the home and the damages.  The owner of the home arrived and stated that he locked and secured the home and the damage to the door and frame were new.  He was provided with follow up information and an additional loss form.

At Ingleside station, a search subject to arrest located a green leafy substance on one of the males believed to be marijuana.  Both males were booked at the instruction of Sgt. Miller.  All evidence was booked at Ingleside station.  The narcotics were hand delivered to the Narcotics Drop Box at the Hall of Justice.  Report Number 120287120

10:10am     3300 Blk Mission          Shoplifting
Officers Wong and Pai were sent to a shoplifting call. They met with the reportee who said that he observed a man enter the store, place several items in his bag and exit the store without making any attempt to pay for the items.  The reportee detained him and escorted him back inside the store.  He signed a citizen’s arrest and the man was cited for the theft.  The reportee was provided with follow up information.  Report Number 120286780

4:40pm       30th/Mission                  Warrant
Officer Preston was on patrol assisting SFPD’s Violence Response Team with a shoplifter.  A nearby store had called in the theft and the VRT observed a male matching the description and detained him.  Officer Preston took custody of him.  The reportee arrived on scene and positive identified the individual as the shoplifter.  He refused to sign a citizen’s arrest.  A record check revealed the individual had outstanding warrants and he was transported to Ingleside station.  He was booked into custody upon confirmation of the warrants.  Report Number 120288162

6:45pm       300 Blk Athens             Auto Theft
Officers Hurwitz and Tam were making passing calls at a home of a suspect they had arrested numerous times.  They observed him outside unloading items from a vehicle.  They were aware that the suspect did not own a vehicle and stopped to make contact with him.  The suspect said the vehicle belonged to a friend of his and he was renting it.  A record check of the vehicle came back registered to a rental car company.  The rental car company advised that a certain individual had rented the vehicle and that it hadn’t been returned.  They provided the officers with the information of the individual who had rented the vehicle.  They made contact with the individual who stated that he never rented the vehicle and did not know the suspect. 

The suspect was placed under arrest.  An arrest search of his person located shaved keys known to be used to start ignitions and steal vehicles.  In the vehicle, officers located various burglary tools as well.  The suspect was booked at Ingleside station.  All evidence was booked at Ingleside station.  Report Number 120285594

Other incidents:  

2:15am       300 Blk Ocean              Theft
A victim responded to Ingleside station and told Officer Brown that she was waiting at a bus stop when an unknown male came from behind, pulled her purse from her, and ran down Ocean.  She did not see the suspect and would not be able to identify him.  The victim was not injured and refused medical assistance.  She was provided with follow up information.  Report Number 120289085

7:00am       3300 Blk San Bruno     Theft
Officers Gonzalez and Yuen were dispatched to an auto boost.  The victim advised that he locked and secured his vehicle in the car port of the apartment complex.  He said he returned to the vehicle and found a window smashed and items missing.  He was unable to provide any further information and was provided with follow up information.  There was no sign of forced entry into the garage area and no surveillance cameras.  Report Number 120288344

8:30am       100 Blk Santos              Theft
Officers LaRocca and Muro were on patrol when they were flagged down by a male who was installing television equipment.  The male said he left the truck unlocked and was inside a home working.  When he returned, he found several items missing from the truck.  He did not see anyone take the items and said there were no witnesses.  He was provided with follow up information.  Report Number 120286702

6:00pm       100 Blk Concord          Theft
A victim responded to Ingleside Station and told Officer Lee that he planted some trees in the front of his home and this morning they were gone.  He said that this has happened in the past but does not know who is taking the trees.  Officer Lee provided him with follow up information.  Report Number 120286774

8:52pm       100 Blk Blythdale         Shooting
Officers Johnson and Obot were patrolling the area of the Sunnydale projects when they heard gunshots.  They searched the area for any victims and several other Ingleside units responded to assist.  They located a male who had been shot in the chest and immediately called for medical assistance.  The victim told him that he was waiting in front of the apartment to be let inside when a vehicle drove down the street with various males aboard.  He said he suddenly heard gunfire and realized he had been shot.  He threw himself on the ground to avoid being hit again and the vehicle drove off.  He said he would not be able to recognize the vehicle or the males riding in it if he saw them again.  He was transported to the hospital and provided with follow up information. 

Officers located a crime scene and cordoned off the area.  Near the crime scene, they observed bullet holes to another apartment.  They made contact with the resident who said she was okay.  They provided her with a follow up form.  Officers canvassed the area unsuccessfully for the suspects.  They took pictures of the area and booked all evidence at Ingleside station.  Report Number 120288601

10:49pm     1800 Blk Sunnydale     Shooting
Officers Dominguez and Carrasco were on patrol in the Sunnydale housing projects when they responded to a shot spotter activation.  Several other officers responded to the scene for assistance.  Officer Dominguez was flagged down by a male who said his friend had been shot.  They located the victim who had a gunshot to the right calf area and they immediately summoned an ambulance.  The victim told the officers that he was walking down the street when he heard gunfire.  He began to run and then fell to the ground realizing he had been shot.  He said he did not know the suspects and would not be able to identify them.  Prior to the gunfire, he said he believed he saw various males hanging out across the street but he did not get a good look at them.  He was transported to the hospital for medical assistance and provided with follow up information.

Officers located various spent casings and cordoned off a crime scene.  They booked all evidence at Ingleside station and SFPD’s Crime Scene Investigations responded to process the area and pick up evidence.  Report Number 120288849

11:35pm       5200 Blk Dmnd Hts      Arson
Officers McMilton and Peregrina were dispatched to the call of a fire.  They met with the reportee who advised that the fire alarm sounded in the building and he searched the area for any fire.  He located several items burning in an elevator on the first floor.  He ran back to his apartment, grabbed his fire extinguisher and put the fire out.  SFFD responded to the scene and rendered the building safe.  Because the fire department believed the fire had been set intentionally, they requested a police report.  All parties were provided with follow up information.  Arson Inspector Bowden responded, photographed the scene, and took over the investigation.  Report Number 120288902


  8:00am          700 Blk Athens           Recovered vehicle
  8:30am          4400 Blk Mission        Stolen vehicle
  5:30pm          800 Blk Dartmouth     Stolen vehicle
11:35pm          300 Blk Los Palmos    H&R