Police Blotter

Burglary, Possession of Stolen Property: March 11, 7:47 p.m., Turk Street and Chabot Terrace
A police officer noticed a male juvenile peering into the windows of parked cars as he walked down the street.


After a few minutes, the suspect broke the window of a late-model Volkswagon and took an iPod.

After the 14-year-old suspect boarded a Muni bus, the officer detained him without incident. The youth admitted committing the crime.

Outstanding Warrant, Methamphetamine Possession: March 12, 7 p.m., Golden Gate Park
Plainclothes officers noticed a 36-year-old man in the park as being a parolee with an outstanding warrant.

A search of the suspect turned up marijuana and methamphetamines.

He was transported to the police station and booked. The drugs were deposited in the department's narcotics drop box.

Burglary: March 12, 10:37 p.m., 3500 Block of Sacramento Street
The residents of a home on Sacramento Street returned home in the evening and discovered a man, carrying a duffel bag, in their alleyway.

When the homeowners confronted the man, he ran to a waiting get-away vehicle parked across the street. Before he fled, however, the victims were able to get the vehicle's license plate number.

After noticing that their home had been burglarized, the residents called police.

The investigating officer called the Oakland Police Department because the vehicle was registered there. After locating the vehicle and conducting an investigation, several males were detained.

The victims were driven to Oakland and made a positive identification of the primary suspect. The investigating officers were able to retrieve some stolen items that were taken from the victims' residence.

Burglary, Fraud-Possession of Counterfeit Money: March 14, 5:20 p.m., Unit Block of Clement Street
Police dispatch got a call saying a couple were trying to purchase items at several local stores using a counterfeit $50 bill. All of the stores refused the money.

Officers detained the suspects and determined that they were trying to pass off fake money in an attempt to defraud the business owners at four locations.

The male and female suspects were arrested and transported to Richmond Station.

A subsequent investigation determined that the male suspect was on parole.

Burglary: Between March 9, at 5:30 p.m. and March 10, at 7:15 a.m., 3700 Block of Balboa Street
Sometime after a business owner had locked up for the evening an unknown suspect forced open the front door to gain access.

A lap top computer was discovered missing when the owner opened up the following day.

Assault: March 20, After Midnight, Reported at Richmond Station
A man went to the Richmond Police Station to report an assault by an unknown assailant.

The victim said he was drinking in a local bar when he was struck in the back of the head, knocking him unconscious. When he awoke, he was in the back of an ambulance headed to the hospital.

The victim said he believed someone struck him to steal his money, which was on the bar.

Parole Violation: March 4, Geary Boulevard and Park Presidio Boulevard
Plainclothes officers noticed a man walking along the curb line on Geary Boulevard looking into vehicles.

When the suspect noticed the officers, he quickly walked away from the vehicles.

The officers stopped to talk to the man and determined he was wanted for a parole violation. A search of the suspect revealed a "shaved" key, often used as a master key, and two bolt cutters.

The suspect was transported to the police station and booked.

Attempted Burglary: March 12, 12:20 p.m., 3800 Block of Cabrillo Street
A woman left a lower flat via a side door and noticed two men sitting in a vehicle in front of the house. One man was trying to lie down in the back seat.

The woman walked a short distance and then reversed her course back toward the house.

Suddenly, the car took off and a man walked down the stairs of the residence and took off southbound on 40th Avenue.

The woman walked back to the home's front door and discovered that the iron gate had been pried open and there were fresh damage marks on the door. There was no entry.

The upstairs resident, who was not home at the time of the attempted burglary, was contacted about the incident.

Burglary: March 12, Between 10:15 a.m. and 1 p.m., 700 Block of 42nd Avenue
A homeowner who returned home after being gone for several hours discovered the front gate and door had been pried open.

It was unknown what, if anything, was missing.

Burglary: March 1, 3500 Block of Jackson Street
A tenant in an apartment building called police regarding a suspicious-looking character at the front of the building.

Officers determined the man matched the description of a suspect who had stolen items from the garage the week before.

Officers responded and detained the suspect so a witness to the earlier robbery could be contacted.

The witness made a positive identification of the suspect, who was seen making off with several suitcases.

The 38-year-old suspect was on parole.

Hot Prowl Burglary, Assault, Robbery: March 5, 2:22 p.m., 7700 Block of Geary Boulevard
A call came into dispatch concerning a struggle in an apartment building in the Outer Richmond. The caller said they returned home and discovered a woman holding the victims' wallet and camera.

When one of the victims tried to detain the 34-year-old suspect, there was a brief struggle before the suspect was able to break free and flee toward Pt. Lobos.

Officers responded to the scene and located the suspect at Geary and 28th Avenue. She was charged with burglary, robbery and attempted assault.