CRIME & SAFETY
SFPD: Man snorted cocaine during deadly 3-hour standoff with San Francisco police
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A San Francisco police officer fatally shot a man after a 3-hour-long standoff in the Glen Park neighborhood. The city’s police chief held a town hall meeting Friday afternoon and released details about what happened during the deadly May 19 standoff. Sergio Barrios, 40, of San Francisco, snorted cocaine, listened to […]
Gone in 60 seconds: $50,000 in sunglasses taken from mall; 2 arrested
SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Two women were arrested Friday in connection with an organized theft of about $50,000 in sunglasses at a downtown Santa Rosa mall that took less than 60 seconds, police said. The theft occurred May 10 when six women and a man entered the Sunglass Hut at...
Man wanted in April killing arrested with gun, narcotics in the Tenderloin: SFPD
SAN FRANCISCO - A man wanted for an April killing was arrested after he was spotted in the Tenderloin and found to be carrying a firearm with an extended magazine and narcotics, San Francisco police said Friday. Anthony Timmons, 23, was apprehended about 3 p.m. Thursday after a brief chase...
Man arrested in connection with SF homicide
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A man was arrested on Thursday in connection with an April San Francisco homicide, the San Francisco Police Department said. Anthony Timmons, 23, was taken into custody blocks away from where the homicide was committed. The killing happened on the 200 block of Golden Gate Avenue at about 1 p.m. on […]
Five arrested, numerous firearms seized in SFPD bust
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Five people were arrested for their involvement in an aggravated assault with a firearm incident, and numerous guns were seized, according to the San Francisco Police Department on Twitter. The assault occurred on May 15. Search warrants were served for: All five were arrested for their involvement in the incident. Photographs […]
BART worker wounded in attack inside S.F. 24th St. Mission station
SAN FRANCISCO -- A BART employee was wounded by a member of a group that was causing a disturbance at the 24th Street Mission station in San Francisco Friday night, a spokeswoman said.The employee was cut on his left shoulder around 7:45 p.m. Friday, BART spokeswoman Anna Duckworth said Saturday. The weapon is believed to have been a pocket knife but has not been recovered, she said.The wounded employee is "a member of our custodial staff, a system service worker," Duckworth said in an e-mail. The system service worker was transported to a hospital, treated, and released, she said.Police are investigating but no arrest has yet been made, Duckworth said.Though "a juvenile suspect was detained," she added, "the juvenile who was detained is not believed to be the attacker and was subsequently released to a parent."
Man dies from multiple gunshot wounds in Emeryville
EMERYVILLE, Calif. - A man was shot to death in Emeryville late Friday night, police said. The case began when an officer heard several gunshots in the vicinity of 41st Street and San Pablo Avenue around 11:38 p.m. The officer investigated and found a man in his 30s who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to police.
San Francisco Sheriff Explores Police Pursuit Factors
San Francisco Sheriff Paul Miyamoto recently discussed the factors influencing the decision to engage in high-speed police pursuits. His remarks followed a tragic incident in the Mission District, where a chase led to four bystanders being struck and one fatality.
Family of man fatally shot by Walgreens security guard files $25M wrongful death lawsuit
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The family of a man fatally shot by a security guard in a San Francisco Walgreens last month during an apparent shoplifting altercation has filed a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit. Banko Brown, 24, died on April 27 following an altercation with the guard, police said. The guard, 33-year-old Michael Earl-Wayne Anthony, has not been charged in the shooting. Attorneys for Banko's parents announced Friday they have filed a civil lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court against Walgreens, Anthony and Kingdom Group Protective Services, which provides security for Walgreens and employs Anthony. "Deadly force was not the way to handle this," civil rights attorney John Burris told reporters during a Friday press briefing, calling it a "petty theft situation."
One person dead after Emeryville shooting Friday night
One person died in a shooting in Emeryville on Friday night, according to the Emeryville Police Department.
Rising Violence in East Bay: Shootings Leave Three Dead, Three Wounded
A surge of violence in East Bay has led to multiple shootings within a 24-hour period, leaving three people dead and three others injured. The incidents took place across Emeryville and various Oakland neighborhoods. Authorities are currently investigating these cases and are urging the public to provide any information that may be related to the shootings.
Thousands of San Franciscans At Risk After Masked Man on Scooter Robs Mail Carrier
A masked, scooter-riding man robbed a San Francisco mail carrier of his postal keys in the Western Addition neighborhood on Wednesday, according to a U.S. Postal Service spokesperson. The suspect approached the mail carrier near 819 Lyon St. around 11:20 a.m. and allegedly threatened the carrier with a Taser-like weapon....
18-year-old arrested in stabbing on Muni bus
SAN FRANCISCO - A man was detained after allegedly stabbing another man on a Muni bus in San Francisco's Excelsior District on Wednesday evening, according to police. The 18-year-old suspect was arrested after the stabbing reported around 6:35 p.m. in the area of Geneva Avenue and Stoneridge Lane. His name was not immediately available Thursday.
San Francisco Community Calls for Safer Streets after Deadly Carjacking
Community members gathered at a San Francisco intersection to demand safer streets following a fatal carjacking incident. The protesters assembled at the site of the tragedy on 16th Street, with many local residents describing the intersection as hazardous. They are urging the city officials to implement measures to enhance safety in the area.
Deadly SFPD Shooting Was Third Time Officer Opened Fire
The bullet that killed an armed man during a standoff in Bernal Heights last week was fired by a San Francisco police officer who discharged his gun in two prior police shootings, The Standard has learned. Officer Gregory Buhagiar, a 22-year department veteran, is the officer who discharged his firearm...
Delays Continue as Attorney for SFPD Officer Who Killed Sean Moore Questions Boudin's Handling of Case
A San Francisco Superior Court judge granted another delay before the first hearing of the police officer who shot Sean Moore, an unarmed Black man, on the steps of his Ingleside neighborhood home in 2017. The case has languished in its earliest stages since 2021. The hearing was rescheduled for...
Protest, thrown brick disrupt San Francisco mayor's hearing on drug crisis response
The event at United Nations Plaza was meant to highlight Mayor London Breed's plans to curb drug sales and overdoses on San Francisco's streets.
Outburst disrupts memorial service for Banko Brown in San Francisco
The memorial service for Banko Brown, the 24-year-old man shot and killed by a San Francisco Walgreens security guard, got off to a rough start as emotions flared and a shouting match erupted.
1 killed, 4 injured in SF bus stop crash involving carjacked vehicle
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — One person was killed and four were injured Tuesday morning at 16th Street and Potrero Avenue after a suspect vehicle involved in a pursuit crashed into bystanders, according to police. Emergency crews are on the scene, according to the San Francisco Department of Emergency Services. Some of the injured were bystanders […]
Frequent Offender Allegedly Rams 3 Police Cars and Injures One Sheriff’s Deputy
OAKLAND — A frequent offender on probation allegedly rammed three police cars in pursuit of him. One Alameda County Sheriff’s Office deputy suffered minor injuries and two police vehicles were disabled. On May 16 at 2 p.m. deputies spotted a stolen car traveling westbound on Interstate 580. It...
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