0729 Hours 1200 Block of South Van Ness Burglary/Narcotics
Victim was displaced from his home due to fire a week prior. Victim enters his house to reclaim some possessions and finds the suspect standing in his leaving room putting several pieces of electronic devices into a black duffel bag. Victim flees with several items belonging to the victim. On the above date victim comes back to the house and sees the suspect who stole his property standing on the street corner. Mission Units respond and detain the suspect. Upon investigating the incident, the suspect was found to be in possession of the victim's stolen property. The suspect was later booked on several felony charges. Case # 120203916
0900 Hours 500 Block of Potrero Ave Fraud
Victim received phone call from suspect who stated the he was her cousin. Suspect told victim he was stuck at the International Airport in Mexico and that he needed money right away. Victim sent money via Western Union. Suspect called back three more times to request money. Victim sent the suspect money all three times. Victim called her extended family to verify that suspect was a Cousin. No member of victim's family had ever heard of the suspect.
Please be vigilant about this type of scheme, it targets the elderly population and takes advantage of good natured people who do whatever they can to help their family. Investigation is ongoing. Case # 120207651
2010 Hours Bryant St/15Th St Theft from Locked Vehicle
Mission Units took a report regarding a theft from vehicle incident. Victim parked and locked her vehicle at the above location. When she returned, the two backpacks that were left on the front seat were gone and the passenger side window was smashed. Investigation is ongoing. Case # 120209077