No support given to local exoneree [ABC7]

“We know that the technology can be developed to prevent this. This is more about social responsibility than economic gain”
New efforts to curb cellphone theft in San Francisco [FOX2]

“The defendants were granted double time for time already served, so two defendants are eligible to go free next week, with another facing freedom in July.”
Victims of Chinese ghost scam say sentence for thieves isn’t enough [FOX2]

“When contacted by the Bay Area Reporter, Berkey initially said his only comment for the paper was ‘Fuck you.’”
Trans woman convicted of vandalism, ordered to stay away from Divas club [BAR]

“After witnessing someone spraying graffiti on a Muni shelter early in the morning last week, a citizen took the time to lead officers to the vandal, police said.”
Muni hero helps cops bust vandal [Ex]

“A prominent San Francisco tax attorney has been charged with failing to report more than $1.3 million in earnings to the Internal Revenue Service.”
S.F. tax attorney accused of evading his own taxes [Ex]

“The 60-year-old was found with a single gunshot wound to the head in a condominium he owned in the Antiguan capital of St. John’s on April 20, according to Antigua police. Neighbors who had come by Schillinger’s home told police they saw a door open, went inside, discovered the body and contacted authorities.”
Fugitive S.F. stockbroker shot dead in Caribbean [Ex]

“The victim refused action from law enforcement, police reported. About an hour later, the same suspects attacked the victim again, hitting him with a PG&E A-frame barricade.”
Weekend Crime Recap: Armed Robbery, Assault [ML@L]

“Thanks to my public service of advocating directly to the SFPD last month to post the details about the gifts they receive, related coverage here and here and here and here, the department has created a hard-to-find disclosure page with the basic info regarding who gave, how much and the purpose listed. “
SF Police Launch Gifts’ Disclosure Web Page [Petrelis]

Unruly Fans Fight At AT&T Park [SFist]

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

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