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Thursday, 1/14/10



6:59 PM: A white man reportedly told a hispanic man he was a cop, then handcuffed him and took his ID card at Turk and Hyde. The alleged cop impersonator was arrested, and police think he’s a suspect in a stabbing that happened yesterday.

Friday, 1/15/10

1:20 AM: Someone caught a dumped Christmas tree on fire on the 1200 block of 25th Ave, damaging a motorcycle parked next to it. No arrest has been made.

1:40 AM: An asian man and woman were reportedly followed to their home on Dartmouth by a black man, who then threatened them with a gun and robbed them. The suspect fled on foot, and has not been arrested.

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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  • bloomsm

    I know the statistics say crime in the City is down, but it sure doesn’t feel that way from an anecdotal perspective.

  • bloomsm

    I know the statistics say crime in the City is down, but it sure doesn’t feel that way from an anecdotal perspective.