“Morgan stabbed the man in the ear with a syringe, Shyy said, then stole his container of Hurricane High Gravity malt liquor.”
Malt-liquor theft suspect jabs victim with needle [Chron]

“The suspect was taken into custody after the victim pointed him out to officers, police said, and he was in possession of the phone. “
Crook chats on victim’s cellphone for 20 minutes before theft [Ex]

“Police discovered that just 40 minutes earlier the suspect had allegedly wrapped the puppy’s mouth to prevent it from chewing on anything in the car, placed the puppy behind the driver’s seat and ‘locked the dog in’ by reclining the seat down over it.”
Man arrested in San Francisco’s Bayview on animal cruelty charges [Ex]

“What are they going to say to the police officer, ‘I was out cruising when this [crime] happened’?”
Police Launch LGBT Safe Zones as Refuge from Hate Crimes [ML@L]

“as each of them testified, they committed the theft because they believed that it was the only was to save their child from harm at the hands of a Chinese criminal organization.”
Ghost Scam Trial: Defendants Describe Struggles That Brought Them to America [Weekly]

“San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr has told his staff that condoms are no longer to be confiscated, photographed, or documented in any way as evidence of prostitution.”
SF police not to use condoms as evidence of prostitution, chief says [BAR]

“A man was walking home on South Van Ness Avenue near 24th Street when two males jumped him and started beating him up.”
Crime Recap: Two Robberies [ML@L]

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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