“Police arrested the woman at her home nearby on charges of elder abuse, false imprisonment and hate crime.”
Abusive woman doesn’t like Russians [Ex]

“Mitchell said police told him they arrested four suspects in a house near 47th Avenue and Taraval Street, and he recognized two of them as Ocean Beach surfers — one of them from when he had been in another local surf shop just days before.”
Burglars smash door of Sunset District surfboard shop [OBB]

“The waving of guns turned out to be part of a rap video depicting a bank robbery and the guns turned out to be replicas.”
Group waving guns in air causes panic in SF [Chron]

“A man was getting a coffee in the Starbucks located at 2801 Jones Street. When he saw a homeless man stealing some boxes of tea, he went to confront the man. In response, the thief threw a cup of boiling water on the man’s chest, causing third degree burns.”
Weekly Police Report March 5, 2013 [Barbary Coast News] [Ex]

“A ruling in June that says Prop. 8 supporters lacked the right to defend the law will, sadly, begin another round of litigation here in California. And it could result in far less progress than the backers of same-sex marriage are hoping for.”
Why the Prop. 8 case is no slam-dunk [Ex]

“We could tell he was casing the joint”
Cubicle Con suspect caught after tip from SF businesswoman [Ex]

“A man known only as John Doe provided information that led to a guilty plea and subsequent state prison sentence for the killer, whose identity was not immediately available.”
Anonymous tipster set to receive $250,000 reward for tip in San Francisco homicide case [Ex]

“The hand-written signs posted up and down our street reflect the citizen concern that we are all getting broken in to nightly.”
Car Break-In Epidemic Puts Citizens of Shotwell on High Alert [Bernalwood]

“The man allegedly admitted to pulling the alarms as a prank and was issued a citation.”
Fire alarm prankster bothers Fairmont Hotel guests [Ex]

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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