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Hit-and-Run Driver Identified and Arrested Thanks to Facebook

Social media has become an important crime-fighting tool for police departments across the country, both for getting information about criminal activity out to the public and for helping citizens identify suspects. In fact, the practice has become so common that perhaps we need a word or phrase for criminals captured with the help of social media. Facebooked? Caught in ...Full Article

Two charged with attempted robbery in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park

San Francisco is a popular city for tourists. Unfortunately, not all people in the Bay Area make good hosts. Take the recent case of an Egyptian tourist robbed at ...Full Article

Jealousy May Have Been Behind Brutal Murder in South San Francisco Gym

Diego Galindo loved his family. He especially loved his young niece, Daniela. Back in May, Galindo changed his Facebook profile photo to one of the toddler. She sits there ...Full Article

Man Drives His BMW into a Bar, Gets Arrested on Different Charge

SAN FRANCISCO—You should never drink and drive, of course, but you would think it would be safe to sit in a bar and do your drinking. Monday afternoon, about ...Full Article

Twitter Employees Targeted By ISIS

SAN FRANCISCO–Several news outlets are reporting this morning that a Twitter account claiming to be affiliated with the Islamic State, or ISIS, has issued death threats against the San ...Full Article

Costco employees report fraudulent credit card transactions totaling more than $60,000

30-year-old Geino Earl Gosey Jr., A.K.A. Tran Viet Quoc, faces 16 charges under PC 530.5(a), Felony possession of identity through the use of a credit card, and grand theft ...Full Article

SFPD Asking for Help in Identifying Suspect Responsible for Robbery, Injury of an Elderly Woman

Preying on the elderly takes a special type of cowardice. The San Francisco Police Department is reaching out to the public to help it track down one such cowardly ...Full Article

Aunt of Toddler Killed in Hit-and-Run Arrested on Suspicion of Child Endangerment

SAN FRANCISCO—The aunt of Mi-Yana Gregory, the little girl struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in downtown San Francisco last Friday night, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of ...Full Article

Identity theft suspect is re-arrested, held on $500k bail

SAN FRANCISCO – A repeat offender has been linked to defrauding more than 40 victims in San Francisco’s Taraval District, Police announced in a statement Thursday. Police “re-arrested” Giovanni ...Full Article

Castro nightclub shooting leads to three arrested

SAN FRANCISCO – Two male suspects from Oakland and a San Francisco woman were arrested early Thursday morning for their involvement in an argument and shooting outside a Castro ...Full Article
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