Noe Valley Voice November 2012

Police Beat


The Noe Valley Voice thanks Officer Steven Keith for this month’s log of incidents reported to Mission Police Station. The tally includes most but not all incidents occurring Sept. 1–30, 2012, in the area bordered by Grand View, 20th, Guerrero, and ­Cesar Chavez streets. To reach Officer Keith, email or call the station at 558-5400. To receive the Mission Police District newsletter, write 


Sept. 2, 8:46 p.m., 4200 block 23rd, Stolen Vehicle: A 1995 Saturn was reported stolen. #120702786

Sept. 2, 10:18 p.m., 1300 block of Noe, Stolen Vehicle: A 1990 Acura Integra was reported stolen and later recovered on the 1400 block of De Haro on Sept. 4. #120700326

Sept. 5, 5 p.m., Chattanooga and 21st, Stolen Vehicle: A1997 Honda Accord was reported stolen and later recovered on the 200 block of Harvard on Sept. 5. #120711254

Sept. 5, 10:41 p.m., 300 block of Eureka, Burglary of Residence: Some computer equipment was reported stolen. An unsecured window was suspected as the point of entry. #120712155

Sept. 5, 10:45 p.m., 300 block of Fair Oaks, Theft from Building: A parcel was reported stolen from the steps of a gated home. The suspect, who was captured on video, is described as a Hispanic male standing approximately 5’9”, weighing approximately 160 pounds, wearing a black beanie, gray jacket, and blue jeans. #120712183

Sept. 8, 12:32 a.m., 600 block of Elizabeth, Vehicle Stripping: The owner of a 2005 Subaru reported that two tires had been stolen. It appeared that an attempt was made on the remaining two. #120719537

Sept. 17, 11:28 a.m., 4100 block of 21st, Burglary of Residence: A vigilant neighbor spotted two men fleeing the scene of a burglary in a black Toyota four-door sedan (CA Lic. #6VIC597). The men were described as African-American, 5’9” to 6’ tall, 170 to 190 pounds. One was wearing a royal blue hooded sweatshirt and the other was wearing a blue T-shirt. #120745805

Sept. 19, 10:54 p.m., 3500 block of 25th, Burglary from Apartment: A computer, electronic equipment, and jewelry were reported stolen. An unsecured window was suspected as the point of entry. #120753886

Sept. 19, 11:12 p.m., 1000 block of Noe, Fire Report: A single-alarm fire displaced three residents. #120751749

Sept. 21, 11:19 a.m., 3700 block of 24th, Stolen Motorcycle: A 1985 Honda 250 was reported stolen. #120757656

Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m., 1000 block of Douglass, Stolen Vehicle: A 1992 Honda Accord was recovered that had been reported stolen in San Bruno on Sept. 7. #120759066

Sept. 24, 11:17 a.m., 20th and Church, Tire Slashing: The owner of a 2007 Audi reported that all four tires had been slashed. The victim noticed several other German-make vehicles in the area that had slashed tires as well. #120766124

Sept. 26, 11:30 a.m., 200 block of Grand View, Stolen Vehicle: A 2004 Honda Odyssey was reported stolen and later recovered on the 100 block of Sanchez the same day. #120771929

Sept. 26, 5:02 p.m., 3800 block of 23rd, Stolen Vehicle: A 1996 Honda Civic was reported stolen and later recovered on the 1600 block of Market on Oct. 3. #120772858




The Ingleside police blotter covers incidents reported Sept. 1–30, 2012, in Upper Noe Valley—the area roughly bounded by Cesar Chavez, Guerrero, 30th, and Diamond streets. Incidents were culled from newsletters produced by Ingleside Police Station. The log may not cover all events reported during the ­period. To contact Ingleside Station or receive its newsletter, call 404-4000 or email ­SFPDIngleside



Sept. 1, 10 p.m., 5200 block of Diamond Heights Blvd., Computer Fraud: A victim responded to Ingleside Station and told Officer Ocreto that her computer had been hacked into and several files deleted. She provided the name of an individual who was using an alias name as the person who had committed the crime. She wanted the incident documented because she stated that in the past she had had the same problem with an individual with the same name. #120699757

Sept. 2, 10 p.m., 29th and San Jose Ave., Stolen Vehicle

Sept. 6, 12:45 a.m., 500 block of 29th, Burglary

Sept. 8, 11:15 p.m., 200 block of Day, Trespassing: An individual responded to Ingleside Station and told Officer Morgante that he had to evict one of his tenants who continued to come back and squat inside the premises. The landlord stated the suspect had been told numerous times not to return to the premises, but continued to do so. The reportee wrote a written statement for the officer, which he booked into evidence. #120722160

Sept. 9, 9:45 a.m., 200 block of Day, Trespassing: Officer Morgante responded to assist a landlord regarding a trespasser. The reportee told him that he had to evict a tenant who continued to break into the apartment and squat. The landlord arrived today and found the suspect’s personal items inside the front door, along with two suitcases. The landlord said he had been locking the doors, but the suspect continued making entry through a broken window. Officers arrived and detained the suspect prior to Officer Morgante’s arrival. A citizen’s arrest was signed, and the suspect was cited and released for the trespass. #120719173

Sept. 10, 7:51 a.m., 600 block of San Jose Ave., Recovered Vehicle

Sept. 11, 8:02 p.m., San Jose Ave. and 30th, Traffic Collision

Sept. 12, 10:50 a.m., 500 block of 27th, Recovered Vehicle

Sept. 12, 11:40 a.m., 2300 block of Castro, Burglary

Sept. 14, 8:29 a.m., Duncan and Guerrero, Traffic Collision

Sept. 14, 4 p.m., 700 block of San Jose Ave., Stolen Vehicle

Sept. 20, 11:33 p.m., Church and 28th, Traffic Accident

Sept. 22, 12 p.m., 500 block of 29th, Burglary

Sept. 27, 8 p.m., Duncan and Diamond Heights Blvd., Robbery: Officer Chew was dispatched to a robbery. He met with the victim who told him that he was walking down the street when he was approached by a male who asked him for directions. While talking to him, the male pointed a handgun at him and told him to give him his belongings. The victim emptied his pockets and the suspect then boarded a vehicle which drove off down Duncan. The victim said he was not injured and that he would be able to recognize the suspect if he saw him again. He provided a description of the vehicle and suspect and officers began canvassing the area for them. Officer Lustenberger was able to track the victim’s cellular phone to the Market area and several units responded to the location. Officers Castro and Nastari advised that they had a vehicle matching the description and its occupants detained. The victim was transported to the area where the suspects were detained, and he identified the suspect as the person who had robbed him. The suspects were transported to Ingleside Station pending further investigation. A search of the vehicle located a loaded handgun, possibly used in the robbery, which the officers seized. Both suspects were booked at Ingleside Station. Officers took pictures of the vehicle and the items seized, which they booked into evidence. #120776719

Sept. 28, 12:01 a.m., Sanchez and 29th, Stolen Vehicle

Sept. 28, 8:35 a.m., Sanchez and Day, Traffic Collision

Sept. 29, 7 p.m., 500 block of 27th, Burglary

Sept. 30, 2:46 p.m., 600 block of San Jose Ave., Threats

Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m., 400 block of 30th, Stolen Auto



Police Borders

Noe Valley is shared by two San Francisco police jurisdictions—Mission Police District and Ingleside Police District. Mission police cover the northern half of the neighborhood, while Ingleside’s beat is the area south of Cesar Chavez Street. Both districts publish digital newsletters and hold monthly community meetings.

Mission Police District holds its meetings on the last Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m., at Mission Station, 630 Valencia St. Ingleside’s community meetings are on the third Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., at Ingleside Station, 1 Sgt. John V. Young Lane.

Police Contacts

Mission Station: 558-5400
Anonymous Tip Line: 392-2623

Newsletter: sfpd.mission.station
Capt. Robert Moser: 558-5400


Ingleside Station: 404-4000
Anonymous Tip Line: 575-4444


Capt. Daniel J. Mahoney: 404-4000



In an Emergency

To report a crime in progress, call 911. Cell phone users can call Police Dispatch directly: 415-553-8090.

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