Thursday, January 31, 2013

Jan. 26, 2013

Incident Date:
Saturday, January 26th, 2013

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CRIME ALERT: Increase in recent trend of robberies and thefts in and around the Balboa BART Station and City College area,
Be vigilant of suspicious vehicles pulling up and its occupants asking for directions and/or to use your phone and then fleeing the scene with your property.      
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                                                           Safety Tips:
*Try not to have your Iphone or other property visible for others to see.
*If someone asks to use your phone, advise them you do not have one.
*Do not store or carry your phones in your back pocket, people will know you have one.
*Have (415)553-8090 programmed in your cell phone to contact SF 911 directly.
*If you see any suspicious activity involving you or others, or see someone needing help 
              Call the police.


1:10pm       100 Blk Blythdale         Drugs
Sgt. McDevitt was on patrol when he observed a man standing in front of a vacant unit located on Blythdale. This area is known to have a high incident of crimes. Sgt. McDevitt has seen this man standing near vacant unit and engaging in conversation with passersby on many occasions. As the Sgt. was driving by the suspect attempted to hide by step behind a car that was parked at the curb. As the Sgt. began to walk towards the suspect, the suspect quickly started to walk away.  The Sgt. eventually stopped the suspect and noticed that he was nervous and fidgety; the Sgt. smelled the strong odor of unburned Marijuana emanating from his clothing. The suspect stated that he has some weed but no medical Marijuana card. The Sgt. seized the Marijuana and arrested and then issued the suspect a citation at the scene and released him. The suspect signed the citation and was released.  Report Number: 130076195

Serious Incidents:
3:15pm       4700 Blk Mission          Agg. Assault
Officers Sullivan and Padilla responded to Mission and Russia on a report of an assault. When the officers arrived they located the victim holding a towel to the back of his head. The officers observed that the victim had an approximate two inch laceration to the back of his head, the officers summoned the medics. The victim told the officers that he left home to walk to the store and that as he approached Mission Street, a suspect, driving a Honda, yelled at the victim “Try to hit my sister!” The victim didn’t recognize the suspect and had no idea what the suspect was yelling about. The victim continued on his way to the store and as he approached the store he was hit with an unknown object on the back the head.  The victim told the officers that the suspect got back into the Honda and fled northbound Mission Street.  The officers located a witness who told them that he heard the yelling but did not see the assault. The medics arrive at the scene and transported victim the San Francisco General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Officers took pictures of his injuries for evidence and searched the area unsuccessfully for the suspect. Report Number: 130073549

4:55pm       500 Blk Ellsworth          Robbery
Officer Lockett was dispatched to 500 block of Ellsworth to investigate a robbery case. The officer interviewed the victim who told him that she had been robbed while she was walking to her cousin’s house. The victim was with her friend when she was robbed but her friend left the scene prior to officer’s arrival. The victim stated that she was in front of a house on 500 block of Ellsworth when two suspects approached her from behind. Both of the suspects were armed, one of the suspects pointed the gun at the victim and demanded her bag. The victim was in fear for her life and the suspect ripped her purse of her right arm. The suspects than fled the scene on foot with the purse going eastbound on Ogden Ave and then Southbound on Gates. A witness called the Police, and told them that he was looking out of his window, when he saw the suspects pointing the gun at the victims face. The officer searched the area for the suspects to no avail. Report Number: 130073828

6:20pm       29th /Noe St                    Robbery
Officer Lockett was on patrol when he was dispatched to investigate a robbery incident. when the officer arrived he interviewed the victim who told him that that she was sitting at the bus stop alone at 29th  and Noe when she was approached by two suspects. One of the suspects held a handgun and pointed at the victim, the victim was in fear for her life. The suspects demanded to give them everything she has or else they would harm her.  The victim gave her purse to the suspects and she was told by the suspects to walk away southbound on Noe St. The suspects then fled on foot eastbound on 29th. Officers searched the area and detained a suspect who had similar description.ths turned out not to be the suspect and was later released. Officer checked the area for video surveillance with negative results. Report Number: 130074086

Vehicle and Other Incidents:
  2:00am          100 Blk Mullen                       Stolen Vehicle
12:00pm          Lawrence/Mission                   Stolen Vehicle
12:15pm          Unit Blk Benton                     Recovered Truck
  1:00pm          Mangles/Congo                       Hit and Run
  1:45pm          1600 Blk Geneva                    Theft
  3:00pm          Silver/Cambridge                    Stolen Vehicle
  6:00pm          200 Blk Lisbon                       Stolen License Plate
  9:00pm          100 Blk Peralta                       Stolen Vehicle
  9:30pm          1000 Blk Powhattan               Theft from Vehicle
  9:30pm          Alemany/Cotter                      Stolen Vehicle
10:30pm          200 Blk Prospect                     Burglary

Burglaries with suspect description:

No incidents to report.