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.


Mission district, Noe Valley

Shots fired: Officers responded to the area of Cesar Chavez and Florida streets at 4:15 p.m. April 11 regarding a report of shots fired from a vehicle. Officers were initially unable to locate a crime scene or victim. Upon further investigation, officers responded to an address that was associated with the suspect’s vehicle seen fleeing the incident. Once at that location, officers found a firearm with additional live rounds and took three suspects into custody.


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

One of the regulars: Officers responded to a call on the 900 block of Pine Street at 4 p.m. April 13 of a man with a gun. The officers detained an individual known to several officers and residents in the district as someone who regularly creates disturbances at Alice Marble Courts. No knife was found, but the suspect was found to have an outstanding criminal warrant from Contra Costa County.


Bayview, Hunters Point

Purse snatching: Officers responded to the area of Third Street and Palou Avenue at 8:15 p.m. April 10 regarding a possible purse snatching. Officers arrived and were told by a police dispatcher that a woman was chasing a man on Third and screaming that he took her purse.

The victim said she was waiting for a bus when the male suspect approached her, asked for a cigarette, grabbed her purse and ran toward Oakdale Avenue and Mendell Street. The victim ran after the suspect, but tripped and fell, bruising her knees. The victim found her purse, which was missing $40. Officers searched the area but did not find the man.

Do you have the time? Officers responded to the 200 block of Brussels Street regarding a robbery at 6:47 p.m. April 10. Officers spoke with a victim who said he was walking on Brussels when he was approached by an unknown suspect. The suspect asked him what time it was, punched him in the face twice and took his wallet and CD player. The suspect then fled the area on foot.

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