policeblotter_sfa.jpgFriday, April 16, 2010

9:30 PM: Two men reportedly robbed two other men at gunpoint on the 100 block of Broad Street. No one’s been arrested.

11 PM: Two people living at a home on the first block of Buckingham reportedly awoke, hearing someone in their house. That someone allegedly stole their laptop. No one’s been arrested.

11:45 PM: An undescribed victim was reportedly robbed by a gun-wielding man at Geary and Presidio. No one’s been arrested.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

3 AM:A man reportedly kidnapped a woman at Polk and Pine, driving around and refusing to let her out of the car. Eventually he capitulated, and she was freed. No arrests.

2 PM: Two suspects reportedly stabbed a man at Mission and 6th. The victim’s injuries weren’t life threatening, and no one was arrested.

3:46 PM: Three men reportedly robbed a woman of her iPhone at Harrison and 10th. No arrests.

6:41 PM: Berkeley resident Stephen Powell was found shot, dead on the first block of Garlington Court. No arrests have been made.

9:55 PM: Four male teenagers, one of whom reportedly had a BB gun, were detained after robberies were reported in the area of Geary and Baker.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

2:10 AM: A man reportedly mugged another man by, get this: throwing a rock, which knocked the victim to the pavement at Jackson and Battery, then stealing his stuff. I can’t say I’d rather be shot or stabbed, but there’s somethign about this that still really sucks. The victim’s injuries aren’t life-threatening, and no one was arrested.

3:29 AM: Juan Mendez Hernandez was reportedly found stabbed to death in the 1100 block of Florida Street, after a neighbor called police to report a blood trail leading to his apartment. No arrests.

2 PM:Two men reportedly robbed a third at gunpoint on the 400 block of Ellis. No one’s been arrested.

4:45 PM: A man reportedly robbed an undescribed victim at gunpoint on the first block of Collingwood. No arrests.

7:01 PM: Two men reportedly emerged from a car to rob a third man walking at Russia and Prague. No arrests.

7:36 PM: Two people were seated in a parked car at Sunnydale and Rey when two more people reportedly shot at them. No one was injured or arrested.

10:45 PM: A man reportedly robbed two undescribed victims at gunpoint at Bush and Leavenworth. No arrests

11:58 PM: Three men reportedly robbed a fourth at gunpoint at 20th and Guerrero. No arrests.

Monday, April 19, 2010

2:29 AM: A woman reportedly set another person’s shopping cart on fire at 6th and Jessie. She was arrested.


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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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  • pugetsound

    I first saw San Francisco in February 1971…Joseph Alioto was ‘mayor’..I left in 1979 to reenlist in the Navy and returned some years later. It’s hard to believe that this beautiful city has turned into such a dangerous place….Much of the crime is , in my opinion , the result of certain ‘nonprofit’ groups , working in tandem with city supervisors , actively recruiting people with extensive criminal backgrounds , to come live in ‘the city’…This helps justify the existence of both parties ; a ‘mutual admiration society’ as it were…

  • pugetsound

    I first saw San Francisco in February 1971…Joseph Alioto was ‘mayor’..I left in 1979 to reenlist in the Navy and returned some years later. It’s hard to believe that this beautiful city has turned into such a dangerous place….Much of the crime is , in my opinion , the result of certain ‘nonprofit’ groups , working in tandem with city supervisors , actively recruiting people with extensive criminal backgrounds , to come live in ‘the city’…This helps justify the existence of both parties ; a ‘mutual admiration society’ as it were…