August 24, 2009

Crime Beat

Information is from Mission and Ingleside District San Francisco Police Station newsletters.
August 20

Cell Phone -- 05:20pm. Dolores/Duncan. Officer Chou cited a driver who was using his cell phone while driving.

Burglary -- 08:20am. 1400 block Douglass St. Officer Creed responded to a residential burglary. The home was under construction and had various equipment on the premise. Various tools were taken.

August 21

Theft from Vehicle -- 1:30pm. Unit block of Newburg. PSA Heckenberg prepared a report at Ingleside Station regarding a theft. The victim said that he parked his car on the street at about 11:40 pm on 8/20/09. When he returned to the car the next morning, he discovered that the canvas to his vehicle's convertible roof had been cut. A suitcase, wine-bag, bottle of wine and roadmaps had been stolen from inside the car.

Fraud -- 7:00pm. 500 block of 29th St. Officer Archilla met with a woman at Ingleside Station Regarding a case of fraud. The victim had been telephoned by a suspect who identified himself as her grandson. The suspect said he had been arrested in Canada and needed bail money. The victim also spoke with other suspects who requested money on her "grandson's" behalf, including one who posed as a police officer. The suspects called back several times requesting more money for attorney fees and other costs. In all, the victim sent several large payments to the suspects.

Burglary -- 8:51pm. 1600 block of Dolores. Officer Bernal and Officer Androvich were dispatched to a reported burglary. The officers met with the victim who said that when he left his house earlier in the day, he noticed that his garage door was open. Upon further inspection, he discovered that his unlocked car had been ransacked and several items had been stolen from the garage. These items included a bicycle, a first aid kit and pumps. The victim was not sure if he had left the garage door open overnight.

Attempted Burglary -- 5:39am. Unit block of 29th St. Officer Almaguer and Officer Ng responded to a report of vandalism. They met with the witness who said that when he arrived at work he heard a loud noise from the kitchen. When he went to see what was going on, he discovered that the rear door to the building had been forced open. The witness returned to the front of the business and saw a man peering through the window. The man left when he saw the witness.


Nelson said...

Officer Chou cited a driver who was using his cell phone while driving.

They actually cite for that? Hooray!

Anonymous said...

Our place (and a neighbor's a few houses down) got almost broken into earlier this month, near Castro and 24th. Watch out, everyone. Neighbors, watch out for each other.