S.F. Police Blotter 

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.


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

Armed and dangerous: A man was acting strangely in Union Square at 9:19 a.m. Oct. 16. An officer investigated and arrested him for possession of an 8-inch cleaver, a 4-inch folding knife and a 17-inch dagger. The man’s arrest history revealed numerous crimes of extreme violence involving weapons, including a firearm.

Armed robbery: A short, stocky young robber walked behind the counter of a liquor store on the 1000 block of Hyde Street at 9 p.m. Oct. 16. He threatened the clerk with a large hunting knife, stole $120 from the cash register and fled the scene.


Sunset, Parkside, portions of Golden Gate Park

Fighting women: Two women were reported fighting in the first block of Bruce Street at 6 a.m. Oct. 21. One woman was beaten on the face. The assailant was arrested for felony assault, domestic violence and a parole violation.


Richmond, most of Golden Gate Park

Graffiti muggers: A Muni rider near 21st Avenue and Geary Boulevard observed that three young men seated in the back had just painted graffiti on the bus at 9:40 p.m.

Oct. 21. He approached the young men and told then not to graffiti the bus, then told the bus driver. The victim then exited the bus, and as he passed the rear door one youth grabbed his cell phone. Two suspects were located by officers at 25th Avenue and Balboa Street. One 16-year-old was charged with grand theft and possession of a marker. A 13-year-old was also charged with possession of markers. Both minors are on probation and were booked at Juvenile Hall.


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

Wanted visitor: An 18-year-old Oakland man was stopped for a registration violation at Dublin Street and Persia Avenue at 8:10 p.m. Oct. 22. He was found to be wanted on a Juvenile Court warrant and turned over to the Juvenile Justice Center.

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