You already know about the Mission powder mugging, the car repair shooting, the knifepoint cab driver mugging, and the cars that got shot up — here’s what else is going on today in the world of SF crime.

SF Police Investigating Bernal Heights Plant, Garden Thefts

SFPD is currently investigating a string of thefts involving succulents growing in the Bernal Heights neighborhood. As Bernalwood reports, neighborhood resident, gardener, and succulent theft victim Joyce was visited by Officer Elton of the SFPD on Monday. He is currently seeking information on the crimes and is looking to move forward with the investigation. If you have any information or have been a victim of plant theft, email him at

SF parking attendants catch conman in their lot

Yesterday a group of parking attendants finally caught up to the man they believe has been conning customers into paying him rather than actual attendants. ABC7’s surveillance camera captured the confrontation. The man has been arrested on battery charges due to allegedly punching at least one of the attendants.

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