S.F. Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log 

These are excerpts from the San Francisco Police Department's daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by police precincts and the neighborhoods they patrol.


Glen Park, Bernal Heights, Excelsior, St. Francis Wood

Muni mugging: A young man was on a Muni bus at Cortland and Mission streets when a fellow passenger whipped out a knife and demanded the victim’s money. The suspect took the money and fled the bus at 9:34 p.m. Sept. 8 as the victim watched him flee. The victim requested that the bus driver call police.

Four officers converged on the scene and arrested the mugger as he emerged from a nearby store, where he was attempting to exchange currency. The suspect, who lives on the 100 block of Ellsworth Street, is on probation for burglary. This time he was arrested for robbery, receiving stolen property and a probation violation.

Mr. Wrong: An ex-boyfriend broke into a woman’s house on the 1-100 block of Raymond Street, held her against her will and threatened to kill her if she called the police. Officers found the suspect on Girard Street near San Bruno Avenue at 9:30 p.m. Sept. 12 and arrested him for numerous felonies.


Mission district, Noe Valley

Mystery gun-down: Several 911 callers witnessed two armed men running from 24th and York streets at 9:42 p.m. Sept. 14 shortly after shots were fired. A shooting victim was inside a business. Later, another victim from the same shooting arrived at San Francisco General Hospital.

Officers recovered several bullet casings and other evidence. Both victims are listed in stable condition at SFGH.


Financial District, Nob Hill, Chinatown, North Beach, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill

Shot by musketeer: A shooting victim was found with a wound to his neck area at noon Sept. 17 at 900 Post St. Witnesses told the officer that the shooter ran into a building across the street. A perimeter was set up and the building was locked down for a floor-to-floor search.

Three hours later, a suspect was taken into custody with several handguns and rifles. The unusual weapon used, a musket, was also recovered.

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