Tagged: Arrest

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Castro Gay Lieutenant Sheriff Arrested

SFist reports Castro resident, Vincent Calvarese, a veteran Lieutenant with the SF Sheriff’s Department, was arrested this week for failing to appear at a court hearing to discuss why he’d missed one of his court-mandated domestic violence counseling sessions. The probation and counseling order were the result of an incident that...

Supporters and Michael Petrelis (Center) and his lawyer, Dereck St, Pierre (Right) Photo: KTVU 16

Final Round: Wiener vs. Petrelis, Petrelis Pleads No Contest

After eight months of legal maneuvering, court dates, postponement, news stories and posts like this one the bell has finally been rung in this particular battle between Supervisor Scott Wiener and controversial blogger/journalist and activist, Michael Petrelis stemming from a pix snapped of the Sup. by Petrelis inside a second...

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Monday Morning News Round Up

As is the case the Castro Biscuit often touches on stories or events over the course of a month (or more) and then conclusions, follow ups, or report backs aren’t always so easy to find. Heres this Monday’s offerings. In a April post we reported SFPD was trying to skip around...

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Castro Nudist Trial Arrested Pre Wiener Ban Ends in Acquittal

The three-day trial of 48-year-old Richard Serra, a self-described ‘novice’ naturist, arrested amidst his first ever public disrobing for alleged public masturbation was found ‘not guilty’ after a single day of deliberation by a jury of his peers. It all started on a brisk, but sunny, pre current nudity ban November...

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SF Urban Naturist Won’t Go Quietly-Bare All At City Hall

Friday, Feb 1st, the day the Castro’s Supervisor Scott Wiener’s polarizing nudity ban took effect in the City a small group of San Franciscan naturists defied the new law by disrobing at City Hall challenging SFPD to enforce it. SFPD obliged. With cops outnumbering protestors nearly two to one they were given...

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BREAKING: Activist Michael Petrelis Arrested Over Privacy Violation Involving San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener

We awake this Friday to find yet another odd twist in the world of Castro neighborhood politics.  Clinton Fein from The New Civil Rights Movement reports in what appears to be an act of heavy-handed political retribution, longtime activist, muckraker and citizen journalist Michael Petrelis yesterday surrendered to the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department in...