Tag Archives: crime

No charges filed against men arrested following fatal Mission District shooting

The two men arrested on Sunday in connection with a fatal shooting in the Mission District were promptly released early this week, pending a law enforcement investigation. Robert Salvador, 22, was released Monday, and 28-year-old Sandie Harden was released Tuesday, said Nancy Crowley, a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department. Both men had been arrested in connection with the...

Police discover another alleged gambling den in SF’s Excelsior

A swarm of police officers stumbled onto an alleged illegal gambling den in the Excelsior on Sunday morning while responding to a call of a “fight involving a gun,” according to police. Police found no fights nor guns when they arrived at 5088 Mission St., near Geneva, at about 7:15 a.m., but they did discover four gambling machines, according to...

Neighborhood notes: Triple shooting on Treat leaves man dead, two victims sent hospital

One dead, two injured in shooting near Cesar Chavez and Treat Street The San Francisco Police Department is investigating a triple shooting that occurred on the 1400 block of Treat Avenue. The shooting occurred at 3:20 p.m. near Cesar Chavez Street. The victims were transported to a San Francisco General Hospital. Jaime Poole, 21, of San Francisco, died of his...

Man fighting for life after Wednesday night fight in the Mission

A thirty-something man may have been mortally wounded in a Wednesday night fist fight at Mission and 20th Streets. Per police reports, the fight occurred at about 9 p.m., and was between two men in their 30s. Witnesses told the San Francisco Police Department that one man punched the other in the head, knocking him unconscious. The suspect fled north...

Grisly dismemberment homicide jolts 14th Street neighbors

It’s a busy street, once plagued by gangs and criminal activity. Residents of the 200 block of 14th Street are used to much of the worst of city life. But they’re not used to this. One resident, who did not want to have his name disclosed, said he hadn’t expected a murder to occur right next to his home. “It’s...
The scene of a shooting Friday night

Man in hospital after shooting on Folsom Street

A man walked into a nearby hospital after being the victim of a shooting at 8:45 p.m. Friday at 21st and Folsom, police said. “I don’t how he got there, but the victim walked into the hospital,” said SFPD spokesperson Officer Joseph Tomlinson. He said the man’s condition is stable. He declined to say if the hospital was San Francisco General. ...

Multiple fights broke out over the long Memorial Day weekend — blood was shed but everyone lived

Friday, May 25 At 2:47 a.m., a 26-year-old man was robbed of his cell phone and wallet by a 24-year-old man on 20th and Shotwell Streets. The robber was later taken into custody and no injuries were reported. Saturday, May 26 At 1:30 a.m., at 18th and Castro Streets, two male suspects aged 20 and 24, one with a knife,...

Stabbing at Dolores Park leaves one injured, four arrested

Four men were arrested after a stabbing at Dolores Park yesterday evening that left one person injured, police said.    The male victim, who police didn’t identify, was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. SFPD Spokesperson Robert Rueca could not provide details about the ages or identities of the four suspects. Right now, their charges are also unclear.   Rueca...

Pit bulls in Dolores Park bite dog and humans

Four humans and a Lhasa Apso named Bloom were injured by a couple of off-leash pit bulls at Dolores Park this past Sunday, police report. The injuries, including those of the Lhasa Apso, were non-life-threatening. As police tell it, two pit bulls — one brown and one grey — were in an off-leash dog run at the park when the...

Homeland security agents raid apartment on SF’s Mission St.

Some 10 Department of Homeland Security agents descended on an apartment building between Mission Street between 18th and 19th Thursday morning to execute a federal search warrant, and took one Latino man, named Brian, into custody. The Homeland Security Investigations agents, outfitted in bulletproof vests, repeatedly said it was “not an immigration matter” and there were no collateral arrests —...

Wave of robbery and assaults hits the Mission over the weekend

Friday, April 27 A  46-year-old-man armed with a knife stabbed a 26-year-old man at 10 a.m. near 16th and Capp streets, according to police.  The suspect was arrested at the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. At 9:26 p.m. in Dolores Park, four men between the ages of 20 to 25...
Multiple robberies and a stabbing kept police busy

Elderly man robbed and three others stabbed in separate assaults

Three stabbing incidents and one robbery on Monday sent victims to local hospitals for their injuries, according to the police. Police were called on Monday at 3:15 p.m. to investigate an incident at 26th and Mission streets in which two women, ages 51 and 56, were reported to be arguing in public. The argument turned physical as one woman attacked...

SF Mission District politicians stand behind Leno

Past and present Mission District representatives are doubling down on their support for mayoral hopeful Mark Leno. Indeed, unlike recent past mayoral elections, the Mission District appears to be in play. On Thursday morning, standing beside District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen and her predecessor David Campos at the 24th Street BART plaza, Leno trumpeted his plans for small business, housing...

Two kidnappings in one night in SF’s Mission

A man and a woman were arrested for taking a 17-year-old girl into a car against her will on 19th and Capp streets at 3 a.m. Sunday, police say. The 17-year-old was standing on the corner as the suspects’ car approached. As two of the suspects jumped out of the car and demanded the young woman get in, the victim...

Suspected thieves, found in possession of school bus full of bikes, quickly released in SF

Three men arrested earlier this month for suspected theft of a small service vehicle — and who turned out to be in possession of a school bus full of bicycles, which police seized — were released two days after being arrested, and two weeks before the department blasted their names and booking photos to media outlets. On Tuesday, the department...