taravalstation.gifTrivia Question:

Two officers with the last names starting with “B” worked in the Taraval District together as partners in the 1970s. One was retired Sergeant Larry Balakian. The other, who went on to be a successful real estate broker, still lives on the west side of the City. What is his name? Winner gets ten (10) police stickers.

Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Supervisor Carmen Chu are hosting a forum entitled “Crisis to Recovery” at Feinstein Elementary School, 2550 25th Avenue on Saturday, July 25, 2009, starting at 9:30 am. There will be representatives from city agencies with information on employment, healthcare and other resources. Counselors will be available in Mandarin, Cantonese as well as English. For more information, call Supervisor Chu’s office at 554-7460 or email chustaff@sfgov.org.

There are seventy-three (73) neighborhood watches in the Taraval Police District. We need more. If you are interested in forming a neighborhood watch, contact www.sfsafe.org or call 415-553-1984.

Don’t forget the Taraval Police Station scofflaw program. If you see a vehicle on a public street with registration expired by six (6) months or more, email me with the description and location and we will have the vehicle towed.


07/08/09 9:26 am Ocean and Capitol

Officer James Johnson stopped a driver for a stop sign violation. The driver, who lives on the 2300 block of 22nd Street, was unlicensed. He was cited and his 1997 Ford was towed. Case #090693223

07/08/09 3:00 pm Capitol and Minerva
Officers Duane Elzey, Juan Gala and Jose Guardado stopped a vehicle for a seat belt violation and also because they knew the driver was operating the vehicle with a suspended license. The officers checked a passenger, who lives on Sadowa, and found him wanted on a $100,000 warrant for residential burglary. The driver was cited for various vehicular violations and his 1991 Jeep was towed. Case #090694641

07/08/09 3:20 pm 2200 block of Noriega
A 58 year old son struck his 77 year old mother knocking her to the ground. Witnesses observed the attack and called the police with Officers Nanci Stockwell and Christina Pena responding to the scene. The officers located the suspect and arrested the local resident for assault and elder abuse. Case #090695263

07/08/09 5:00 pm 3200 block of 20th Avenue
Officers Buddy Siguido and Fernando Leiva went to Macy’s where a resident of the 7400 block of Geary had been caught by security shoplifting. The suspect was cited for theft. Case #090695360


07/08/09 6:30 pm 600 block of Irving
Robbery/gun/lone suspect enters cleaners and takes money


First block of Demontfort Stayaway Order Violation

First block of Harold Found 16 year old boy

267 Howth Found 1991 Toyota

Judah and 35th Avenue Found Purse

LaPlaya and Great Highway Found 2003 Ford

176 Louisburg Found 1987 Dodge

First block of Ocean Theft/wallet

Quintara and 31st Avenue Stolen 1994 Ford

200 block of San Marcos Vandalism to Vehicle

200 block of Winston Theft/purse

1700 block of 9th Avenue Stolen 2002 Acura

1900 block of 20th Avenue Found US Passport

Captain Paul C. Chignell
Commanding Officer
Taraval Police Station
2345 – 24th Av
San Francisco, Ca. 94116
Telephone (415) 759-3100

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