Tuesday, May 29, 2012

May 25, 2012

Incident Date:
Friday, May 25th, 2012


4:16pm                Geneva & Naples St               Weapons
Officers Tam and Hurwitz were conducting surveillance.  The officers spotted a suspect exit a residence known for narcotic activity.  The suspect walked to the corner and stood, looking around in all directions.  After several minutes, the suspect returned to the residence.  About an hour later, the suspect re-emerged from the residence and walked out of sight.  The officers left the area and were patrolling nearby.  They spotted the suspect standing on a different street corner near a gas station.  The suspect lit a cigarette and walked into an area that was clearly marked “flammable”.  The officers had been asked several times by the gas station attendants to contact individuals who loitered in the station without official business.  The officers exited their vehicle and contacted the suspect.  The officers asked the suspect if he had any weapons on him.  The suspect told the officers that he had a knife in his pants pocket.  The officers retrieved the knife.  After further investigation, the suspect was cited for loitering in a public place while in possession of a concealed knife.  The suspect did not have any identification on his person, and was transported to the station to verify his identity.  The suspect was cited and released from Ingleside station.  Report 120415735

5:10pm                700 Blk Naples St                    Auto Theft
Officers Hurwitz and Tam were on patrol in an unmarked police vehicle in an area known for narcotics activity.  The officers spotted a vehicle in front of a residence that they had prior police contact with.  The officers conducted a computer check of the vehicle, which came back as stolen.  Through further investigation, the officers discovered that the vehicle may have been used in a bank robbery.  The officers decided to conduct surveillance on the residence.  Several individuals came and went from the residence.  The officers walked up to the residence and made contact with several suspects.  One suspect was in possession of a vehicle key.  The officers were familiar with this suspect and knew that he had been arrested on stolen vehicle charges several times in the past few years.  A records check of four of the suspects revealed that they were all on probation with warrantless search and seizure conditions.  The officers conducted a probation search of the premise. 

The officers seized the key from the first suspect, and were able to start the stolen vehicle with it.  The suspect was arrested.  A second suspect was in possession of a glass pipe consistent with a pipe used to ingest narcotics.  This suspect was arrested for possession of narcotic paraphernalia.  All other suspects were released from the scene.  The stolen vehicle was towed.  Report 120415503

9:20pm                Unit Blk Rudden St                 Warrant
Officers Burke and Campos were alerted to a suspect who was wanted for an outstanding warrant.  The officers responded to the suspect’s last known address.  The officers made contact with the suspect and took him in to custody without further incident.  Report 120179038

10:18pm              700 Blk Naples St                     Warrant
Officers Barajas and Almaguer responded to a residence looking for a suspect wanted on an outstanding warrant.  The officers contacted the suspect and took him in to custody without further incident.  Report 110248524

Other incidents:  

7:07am                3300 Blk Mission St                  Theft
Officer Morgante was dispatched to a report of a shoplifter.  The witness saw a suspect enter the store, take a shopping cart and proceed up and down the aisles concealing items in his backpack.  A store employee confronted the suspect and asked him to empty the contents of his backpack.  The suspect hesitated but eventually complied.  The suspect also showed the employee items he had concealed in his waistband.  The store was able to recover all of the items, totaling over $400.00.  The witness admonished the suspect for the shoplifting.  The suspect removed several syringes and other narcotics paraphernalia from the backpack and left the backpack behind as he left.  Report 120413795 

7:14am                Unit Blk Teddy St                     Vandalism
Officer Trujillo took a report regarding vandalism to a vehicle.  The victim parked her vehicle in good condition.  When she returned, she discovered damage to the vehicle’s window and the center console in the vehicle.  Nothing was stolen.  Report 120413814

10:01am              300 Blk Coleridge St                 Burglary
Officers Thompson and Altamirano responded to a report of burglary.  The victim told the officers that she secured her residence and left to take her child to school.  When she returned a short time later, she noticed that a window on her home was broken.  The victim called police.  The officers conducted a walkthrough of the residence but the suspect had already fled the scene.  The victim said several items were stolen.  The victim told the officers that as she left her residence, there was a suspect rummaging through her recycling.  The suspect asked the victim for some water, but the victim refused.  The victim said that the suspect did not appear homeless and she found it strange that he was going through her recycling.  A witness also reported seeing the same suspect in the area.  Report 120414088

10:40am              Mission & Amazon St               Robbery
Officers Campion-Healy and Frisk took a report regarding an attempted robbery.  The victim’s speech was slurred and he appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.  He complained of pain to his arm and hip, but did not have any visible injuries.  The victim said that two suspects approached him.  One suspect punched him in the arm, causing the victim to fall to the ground.  Both suspects went through the victim’s pockets, but did not take anything.  The suspects fled.  The victim told the officers he walked a few blocks up the street and then sat down on the sidewalk because he wanted to go to sleep.  The officers summoned an ambulance and the victim was transported to SFGH.  Report 120414157

11:12am              3300 Blk Mission St                  Burglary
Officer Conceicao was dispatched to a report of an attempted burglary.  The manager of the business told the officer that the wires connected to the surveillance camera had been cut.  The officer was able to view the surveillance footage, which showed an individual briefly before the camera went black from the cord being cut.  The telephone and power cord had also been cut.  The manager told the officer that a secondary alarm had not been damaged, or activated.  A window on the building had also been smashed.  It did not appear that the suspect made entry into the building and nothing was stolen.  Report 120414298

11:22am              1400 Blk Birchwood Ct            Theft
Officers Sullivan and Padilla responded to a report of theft from a vehicle.  The victim parked her vehicle and secured it.  Upon her return, she discovered an unknown suspect had shattered one of the vehicle’s windows.  The victim’s wallet had been stolen from inside.  The suspect had used one of the victim’s credit cards at a nearby gas station.  Report 120405714

12:00pm              Unit Blk Ellington Ave              Fraud
PSA Heckenberg-Tognozzi took a report regarding fraud involving two victims.  The victim applied to be a secret shopper.  Three months later, she was contacted by the suspect, who provided her with a money order.  The suspect told the victim to cash the order, keep a portion of the money for herself, and send the rest to an address overseas.  The second victim used her checking account to cash the money order.  The first victim received several more money orders with similar instructions, totaling over $2,000.  She went to a different bank to open a new account, and was told by the bank that the money orders were fraudulent.  Report 120414351

12:37pm              700 Blk Edinburgh St                Burglary
Officers Sugitan and Fung responded to a report of burglary.  The victim was in his room when he heard the doorbell of his residence.  The suspect rang the doorbell several times.  The victim did not answer the door.  The suspect went to the in-law unit of the residence and rang the doorbell there several times.  The victim looked outside and saw the suspect walk to the metal gate.  The suspect pried the gate open with a crow bar.  The victim got scared and ran upstairs to call 911.  The victim hid in the closet as he talked to the dispatcher.  He heard the suspect rummaging through the kitchen and a bedroom.  The victim heard the suspect attempt to gain entry into his room as well.  At this time, the victim could hear police officers arriving on scene and believed that the suspect fled.  The suspect did not take any items from the residence.  The victim and a witness provided a description of the suspect.  Report 120411664  

1:07pm                600 Blk 29th St                            Trespassing
Officer Fung was dispatched to a report of a trespasser.  The witness was cleaning a residence when she looked outside and saw the suspect in the backyard.  The suspect was talking on the phone and walked up to the glass doors that lead into the kitchen.  The suspect made eye contact with the witness and then fled.  The witness grabbed her phone and ran to another window in an attempt to get a picture of the suspect.  The suspect jumped into a vehicle, which appeared to be waiting for him. The witness was unable to see the driver.  The vehicle fled from the area.  Report 120414599

1:35pm                Unit Blk Brentwood Ave           Fraud
Officers Campion-Healy and Frisk responded to a report of fraud.  The victim received her bank statement and noticed several fraudulent charges on her account.  The transactions were made online and were payments to several different company accounts.  On a later date, the victim was advised by her bank that a suspect had used her account fraudulently to purchase groceries.  The victim suspected two individuals were involved with the fraud, as they had access to her personal information.  Report 120414646

1:35pm                100 Blk Valmar Ter                   Burglary
Officer Fung was dispatched to a report of burglary.  The victim arrived home and discovered the garage door open.  The victim entered the premise and saw that her residence had been ransacked.  Several items were stolen.  The officer located a window that was easily accessible from the street.  The window screen was torn.  It appeared that the suspect entered through the window and exited through the garage.  Report 120414759

2:27pm                600 Blk Naples St                       Theft
Officer Najarro took a report regarding theft.  The victim parked and left her vehicle secured.  When she returned, she realized that the windshield wipers from her vehicle had been stolen.  The vehicle’s antenna was also damaged.  Report 120414806

3:18pm                4600 Blk Mission St                    False Checks
Officer Lim responded to a report of a suspect passing bad checks.  Officers Walsh and Fung also responded to assist and detained a suspect matching the description provided by dispatch.  The witness told Officer Lim that the suspect had entered the bank and deposited two checks, and withdrew some cash.  The following day, the suspect deposited another check, and withdrew cash.  The witness was later notified that the checks were fraudulent.  The suspect told the officers that he received the checks from an agency that he worked for.  The officers were unable to contact the account holder.  The suspect was identified and released from the scene.  Report 120414931 

3:52pm                200 Blk Monterey Blvd              Burglary
Officer Fung was dispatched to a report of burglary.  The victim told the officer that he left his bicycle locked to a wooden beam in a garage that he shares with other residents.  When the victim left in the morning, his bicycle was there.  When he returned later in the afternoon, the bicycle was gone.  There were no signs of forced entry.  The victim arrived at Ingleside station later in the evening.  He provided PSA Flynn with a copy of a craigslist ad selling his bicycle.  The ad was seized as evidence.  Report 120415070

6:22pm                4700 Blk Mission St                    Vandalism
Officers Quintero and Antonian responded to a report of a broken window.  The victim told the officers that he saw the suspect in front of his store.  The suspect attempted to board on the back of a MUNI bus, but the doors closed before he was able to.  The suspect seemed irate, and leaned up against the store’s window.  The suspect then struck the window with his elbow, breaking it.  The suspect walked away from the area.  Officers Hart, Obot and Johnson detained a suspect matching the description given by the victim.  The victim positively identified the suspect, and he was transported to Ingleside station.  The suspect’s relative responded and agreed to pay for the damages if the victim was willing to drop the charges.  The store owner arrived on scene and agreed to exchange information instead of pressing charges.  The suspect was released.  Report 120415412

6:34pm                500 Blk Arlington St                  Burglary
Officers Benavidez and Lustenberger took a report regarding burglary.  The victim lives in the lower flat of a residence.  The victim left the residence after securing the doors and windows.  When she returned home, the front door was locked, and she let herself in using her key.  As she made her way into the residence, she discovered the wooden frame to the back door was damaged, and there were pieces of wood on the floor.  Several items were missing from inside, including a laptop and television.  Report 120415531

10:14pm              200 Blk 30th St                            Burglary
Officers Lustenberger and Benavidez responded to a report of a burglary.  The victim left his residence, securing all of the windows and doors.  When the victim returned, he noticed the door to the backyard was open.  Upon further investigation, the victim discovered several items were missing from inside.  There were no signs of forced entry into the premise.  Report 120416084


  6:53am          300 Blk Bocana St      Stolen vehicle: 2012 Nissan Juke SUV, white
  8:15am          Portola & Fowler         Vehicle accident: two vehicle’s involved, no injuries
  8:49am          2400 Blk San Jose       Recovered vehicle: 1993 Infiniti J30 4D, black
  9:07am          100 Blk Brazil St         Stolen vehicle: 1993 Honda Civic 4D, blue
11:14am          300 Blk 29th St           Recovered vehicle: 1998 Acura Integra 2D, white
12:20pm          Unit Blk Bemis St        Recovered vehicle: 1990 Nissan 240SX 2D, white
  1:40pm          500 Blk Naples St       Stolen vehicle: 1987 Acura Legend 2D, silver
  2:04pm          500 Blk Prentiss St      Recovered vehicle: 1994 Honda Civic 2D, red
  3:30pm          San Jose & 29th St      Vehicle accident: Two vehicles involved, hit & run
  4:27pm          100 Blk Tiffany St        Stolen vehicle: 2005 Suzuki DRZ Motorcycle, black
  5:38pm          700 Blk Naples St       Recovered vehicle: 1996 Acura Integra 2D, red
  7:38pm          Sunnydale/Schwerin     Vehicle accident: two vehicles involved, no injuries
  9:33pm          Unit Blk Nordhoff        Stolen vehicle: 1997 Honda Accord 4D, maroon