Richmond Police Station newsletter April 22
Richmond Station police activity: Drop off old medicine April 30; Richmond District budget town hall; electric wheelchair swiped; copper crooks
This is an excerpt of the newsletter of San Francisco Police Capt. Richard Corriea of Richmond Station. This newsletter covers the week ending Friday, April 22 and was distributed Thursday, April 21.
Mayor Ed Lee and District One Supervisor, Eric Mar will be holding a Budget Town Hall Meeting at the Richmond Recreation Center on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 6:00 PM. This is great opportunity to share your concerns, ideas and priorities regarding our City’s upcoming budget for fiscal year 2011/2012.
The Richmond Recreation Center is located at 251 18th Avenue.
On April 30, 2011 between 10:00AM and 2:00 PM we will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Take Back Program. A receptacle will be set up in the lobby at Richmond Station for folks to deposit unwanted prescription medications for environmentally friendly destruction. Please drop off any outdated or unneeded prescriptions that you may have at home.
As of April 21, 2011 we have 519 people following Richmond Station on Twitter. You can search Richmond_SFPD or Richard Corriea to locate us on Twitter.
During the past week in the District there were 22 traffic accidents 4 involving injuries. There were 4 citations issued for driving without a license or driving on a suspended license. There were 2 arrests for driving under the influence.
Richmond Station distributes an email newsletter every Friday. Our newsletter, which is sent to several hundred email addresses, contains information about recent crimes, arrests and upcoming events in the District. To be added to this list, please email us at SFPD.RICHMOND.STATION@SFGOV.ORG.
Captain Richard Corriea
On 04/15/11 at 7:00pm officers were patrolling the west end of Golden Gate Park by the old the sewage plant near the Windmill on MLK Drive. They observed the suspect standing next to the wall that was covered in graffiti. The suspect heard the patrol car and when he turned around and saw the officers, he walked out of the area. The officers located the male a short distance away. He told the officers “I came over here from Oakland to tag because I heard the owner was cool about it.” The officers located several spray cans in the suspect’s backpack. The officers also found a substantial amount of marijuana and cash. The 21 year old was charged with narcotic violations.
Between 04/17/11 at 1:00pm and 04/18/11 at 12:00am on the unit block of Commonwealth, a suspect gained entry into an apartment through an unlocked bathroom window. The suspect took two computer monitors.
Between 04/17/11 at 10:00pm and 04/18/11 at 11:00am on the 500 block of 4th Avenue a suspect pried open a key lock box that was affixed to the front security gate. The suspect then entered the garage and took a bicycle.
On 04/18/11 at 5:20pm on the 5800 block of Geary a victim left her electric wheelchair outside of a business and went inside. When she returned 5 minutes later the wheelchair was gone.
Between 04/18/11 at 9:00pm and 04/19/11 at 5:00am on the 100 block of Point Lobos a suspect pried out a building’s intercom system from its frame. The wires to the surveillance camera were also cut.
On 04/19/11 in the early morning hours a suspect climbed a utility pole and cut down an overhead MUNI electric line in order to steal over 100 feet of copper wire. This occurred on Fulton between 11th & 12th Avenues.
Publisher’s note: Ocean Beach Bulletin readers, we need your help! Join your fellow readers in supporting news and information for San Francisco’s western edge. Donate to the Ocean Beach Bulletin using the “Donate” button in the right-hand column of this page. It’s fast, it’s simple and every dollar makes a difference.