Friday, December 16, 2011
Bayview District Weekly Newsletter
On December 14th at 7:00 pm, officers responded to the 100 block of Atoll regarding a call of a theft of a firearm. They met with the victim who told them that her personal handgun had been stolen from her home several days ago and that she had just been able to get her 11 year old son to explain what happened. The officers talked to both parent and child and learned that the boy was looking out their apartment window while holding the box containing the firearm. During this time, a 12 year old subject that the victim’s son knew was a neighbor walked by the house and noticed the boy in the window. The subject asked to see what was in the box and the victim’s son complied, showing the other boy the gun. Suddenly the subject’s 17 year old brother, who was also a neighbor, came around the corner and snatched the handgun. He then ran off on foot.
The officers were familiar with both subjects and knew where they lived. They responded to their house but neither subject was home at the time. A search of the home was conducted with the permission of the boys’ father, but no gun was located. The officers searched the area and found both subjects walking about a block away. They were detained and transported to Bayview Station pending an investigation. The 17 year old admitted taking the gun, but stated that he in turn gave it to someone else who he identified to the officers. He was booked on theft charges at the Juvenile Justice Center. His 12 year old brother was released to the custody of his mother. An investigation into the whereabouts of the gun is ongoing. (SFPD Case No. 111000569)
On December 14th at 5:45 am, officers responded to a home on the 1200 block of Gilman regarding a fight involving pepper spay. They arrived and met with all of the parties involved, two of which lived in the house. They spoke to one of the residents who told them that she heard noise out in the living room and left her bedroom to investigate. She saw a male subject, who she did not know, standing in the hallway. Thinking that he was an intruder, she ran back into her bedroom and got her pepper spray, which she discharged at the suspect in the hallway. Immediately her roommate, who was also in the house, came to the suspect’s aid yelling that he was no intruder and that he was, in fact, a friend of hers that she had invited over. She got pepper sprayed as well, though accidentally. The entire incident was determined to have been a big misunderstanding and none of the parties wanted any police action as a result. A record check of the “intruder” however, showed that he had a no bail warrant for his arrest out of Concord. He was arrested for the warrant and booked at Bayview Station.(SFPD Case No. 110998036)
On December 14th at 12:20 pm, plainclothes officers were conducting a surveillance operation on the 1700 block of LaSalle in response to the numerous complaints from citizens who reside in the area regarding narcotics activity. During the course of the investigation, the officers saw a car pull up and stop midblock on LaSalle. The driver stayed in the car while a passenger got out and engaged in conversation with a subject who was standing on the sidewalk. The passenger then walked west on LaSalle toward Newhall and returned a short time later.
The officers observed as the suspect walked back to the vehicle. Just prior to reaching the car, he abruptly stopped and walked between two parked cars, looked around, and proceeded to stuff something into the front of his pants. He then got back into the passenger side of the vehicle and was abruptly detained by the plainclothes officers who believed that the suspect had been trying to conceal narcotics or a weapon in his pants.
A record check revealed that the subject was on parole. A search of his person revealed a ziplock bag containing powder cocaine. A search of the car revealed illegal narcotics tablets inside the center console. The suspect was placed under arrest and booked at Bayview Station for the narcotics related offences. (SFPD Case No. 110998973)
On December 14th at 1:00 pm, plainclothes officers were conducting a surveillance operation in the area of Fitzgerald and Jennings in response to the increase of narcotics related activity and quality of life issues plaguing the area. Within a short amount of time, they observed a suspect seated in a chair at the intersection. They knew this subject from numerous previous drug related arrests and had a clear and unobstructed view of her and her immediate surroundings. They watched as a male subject approached her and briefly spoke to her. The suspect got up from her chair and stood next to the subject, who produced money from his pocket and gave it to the suspect. The suspect, in turn, handed him a clear plastic baggie at which point they parted ways.
The officers placed both the “seller” and “buyer” under arrest. A search of the “buyer” revealed the plastic bag containing a cocaine crack rock. They also found a Visine dropper containing heroin as well as additional heroin in a container inside his pocket. The “seller” was found to be in possession of a large amount of currency as well as a notebook that appeared to be a sign in sheet for known narcotic dealers who frequent the area. The officers seized all this as evidence. Both suspects were booked at Bayview Station. (SFPD Case No. 110999467)
On December 14th at 5:30 pm, officers working as part of Bayview Station’s Operation Ceasefire were patrolling in the area of the Silver Terrace Playground in response to an armed robbery series occurring in the area of Silver and Bayshore in the previous month. While in their vehicle, the officers heard a gunshot coming from the park’s bathroom structure. As they approached, they saw three suspects walking away at a quick pace. As the officers attempted to detain the suspects, all three began to flee in the direction of the baseball field. One of the officers saw one of the suspects running with a gun in his hand. Another officer saw a second suspect crouch near a chain link fence and drop something to the ground before proceeding to run away. Eventually, all three 16 year old suspects were overtaken by the officers and detained in the baseball field. The officers searched the area and found a 9mm loaded handgun in the grass of the field where it had been dropped by the suspect seen running with it. The second gun, a silver revolver, was located at the fence line where the officer saw the second suspect drop it. A record check revealed that one of the guns had been stolen in a burglary in Cupertino in 2009.
All of the subjects were transported to Bayview station where gunshot residue tests and DNA tests were conducted on each subject to determine their possible involvement in any other crime. The two suspects who were seen with the guns were booked at the Juvenile Justice Center on numerous weapons related charges. The third suspect was identified and released to the custody of a parent. (SFPD Case No. 111000105)
On December 15th at 12:30 am, officers responded to a call of a vandalism call on the 1500 block of Quesada. On their arrival, they saw the suspect and victim arguing in the middle of the street. Both parties were detained. The victim told the officers that he was inside his house when he heard his living room window crack. He looked out to see a female suspect throwing rocks at his house. He them observed her walking towards his car. Afraid that she would damage his car as well, the victim called the police.
The suspect was non cooperative and refused to comply with any lawful orders given to her by the officers on scene. All that could be ascertained was that the suspect and the victim were once friends. The suspect was taken into custody after a brief struggle with officers and booked at Bayview Station for vandalism, resisting arrest, and six outstanding warrants for her arrest. (SFPD Case No. 111001012)
On December 15th, between 7:30 am and 4:30 pm, an apartment on the unit block of Dakota was burglarized. The officers met with the victim who told them that she had left her residence secure when she had left the house and that she discovered that her front door had been pried open on her return. The officers saw that there appeared to be fresh damage to the front door knob of the unit. The victim stated that a television, dvd player, and some jewelry had been stolen from the residence. This incident is under investigation. (SFPD Case No. 111002678)
On December 15th at 10:27 am, officers responded to the area of Olmstead and Goettingen regarding a call of a robbery. They located the 23 year old victim who told them that he was walking in the area when he saw a group of 5 subjects congregating on the corner. He crossed the street to avoid them only to have them walk across the street as well and approach him. One of the suspects ordered the victim to give them his iPod while another suspect punched him in the face causing him to fall. The suspect continued punching the victim. Out of fear for his life, the victim retrieved a small pocket knife from his jacket and sliced one of the suspects on the jacket with it. At this point, all of the suspects ran away from the scene.
The victim was treated at the scene by medics for his injuries. Meanwhile, officers were searching the area for any of the suspects that matched the descriptions provided by the victim. They located one suspect at Silliman and San Bruno and detained him pending a cold show. The victim positively identified the suspect as the individual who punched him. The 15 year old suspect was placed under arrest and transported to Bayview Station where he was booked on attempted robbery charges. The identity of all of the other suspects is still under investigation. (SFPD Case No. 111001705)
On December 15th at 12:00 pm, officers were in the area of Shafter and Jennings when they noticed an individual walking in the area who they knew had a no bail warrant for burglary. They detained the subject without incident and took him into custody. He was booked at Bayview station. (SFPD Case No. 090554277)
On December 15th at 8:30 pm, officers responded to 3rd and Hudson regarding a robbery that had occurred on a MUNI coach in the area of Harbor and Northridge. They met with the 29 year victim who told them that he was riding the bus when he was approached by a female suspect. The suspect punched him in the eye, causing him to fall, and grabbed his iPod away from him prior to getting off the bus. The victim, whose glasses were broken as a result of the incident did not want any medical treatment. The officers searched the area for the suspect but were not able to locate her that night. (SFPD Case No. 110003369)
Between December 11th 8:15 am and 6:10 pm, a black Acura Legend was stolen from the area of 23rd and 3rd Sts. (SFPD Case No. 110994147)
Between December 12th 3:00 pm and 8:30 am the following day, a grey Honda Accord was stolen from the area of 18th and Tennessee. (SFPD Case No. 110995521)
Between December 13th at 8:35 pm and 8:30 am the following day, a silver Subaru Impreza was stolen from the 1000 block of Carolina. (SFPD Case No. 110998547)
On December 12th between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm on December 14th, white Nissan maxima was stolen from the 300 block of Thornton. (SFPD Case No. 111000127)
Between December 12th 11:00 pm and 4:00 am the following morning, a blue Toyota Camry was stolen from the 400 block of Somerset (SFPD Case No. 111001608)
Between December 14th 8:00 pm and 7:00 am the following morning, a white Honda accord was stolen from the 100 block of Girard (SFPD Case No. 111001426)
On December 12th between 10:30 am and 11:30 am, a vehicle in the area of Terry Francois and South was burglarized. The passenger window was smashed and a speaker was stolen from the vehicle. (SFPD Case No. 110993365)
On December 12th at 2:00 pm, a vehicle on the 1600 block of Jerrold was burglarized. The car had been left unlocked and a purse was stolen from the vehicle. (SFPD Case No. 110993848)
On December 11th between 7:45 am and 7 am the following morning, a vehicle in the area of the 1300 block of Palou was burglarized. The battery was stolen from the vehicle. (SFPD Case No. 110992317)
December 14th between 5:30 pm and 5:45 pm, a vehicle in the area of 2300 16th St. was burglarized. The drivers side window was broken and a backpack, camera, iPod, and stun gun were stolen from the car. (SFPD Case No. 111000199)
On December 14th between 11:00 pm and 8:00 am the following morning, a vehicle in the area of the 2200 Silver was burglarized. The passenger window was shattered and CDs and sunglasses were stolen from the vehicle. (SFPD Case No. 111001476)
On December 14th between 10:00 pm and 8:00 am the following morning, a vehicle in the area of the 2200 Silver was burglarized. The passenger window was shattered and a radio and mini oven were stolen from the vehicle. (SFPD Case No. 111001454
December 15th between 6:00 am and 7:30 am, a vehicle in the area of Silver and Revere was burglarized. The passenger side window was broken and a camera was stolen from the car. (SFPD Case No. 111001448)
All of the above auto thefts are under investigation
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