Tagged: SFPD

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SFPD reports officer dragged by car in the Castro

SFPD reported an officer was dragged by a fleeing getaway vehicle around noon today, “At approximately 12:35 PM this afternoon, officers responded to a citizen calling about a suspicious person on the 500 block of Castro. Officers responded to investigate. This led to a foot pursuit. The suspect entered a...

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Castro Biscuit Required Reading – Feb 27

A lot of news gets reported every day in the City of San Francisco. Sometimes it’s easy to get stuck in our little bubble here in the Castro so we decided to create a somewhat regular post linking to some of the San Francisco news we thought was important or entertaining....

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Body Freedom rally ends in police force

We missed this news over the weekend, but thought readers might like to know about the Body Freedom rally that happened on Saturday at Jane Warner Plaza. After District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener’s nudity ban legislation passed the Board of Supervisors with close 6-5 vote and went into effect early...

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Car vs Bike hit and run at Octavia and Market

We just received a report from the SFPD that a car struck a bicyclist that was crossing Market near Octavia at 3:38PM this afternoon and then fled the scene westbound on Market towards the Castro. The bicyclist was traveling from north to south. The bicyclist suffered non-life threatening injuries and...

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UPDATE: Missing Man Found Dead in McCovey Cove

Sad news comes via SFist about the LA resident and Brazilian native, Paulo Netto, who we alerted readers was missing under suspicious circumstances last month as his remains were identified by relatives Friday morning. The 23 year old’s body was found floating in McCovey Cove near Pier 48 the morning...

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Masked Man Robs Castro Area’s Sterling Bank & Trust

On Monday December 23rd the Castro branch of Sterling Bank & Trust (2120 Market Street) was held up and robbed. The brazen bank robbery occurred around 3:45PM during the mad rush of the final hours of holiday shopping. A lone masked man walked into the small bank holding a gun...

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Crime Roundup: Amid city shootings Castro mostly quiet

Amid the multiple shootings happening throughout the city including just outside of the Castro in the Lower Haight and the Mission, reported crimes inside the Castro appear to be down from a few months ago when we were reporting multiple robberies and assaults per week. It’s too soon to call...