Daryl Fong

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Obama Makes Another Stop in San Francisco Today, Which Means Traffic Will Be Awful

    We love Obama, but we hate traffic. So each time the president makes a trip to San Francisco we feel truly conflicted. Then again, the only thing that we hate worse than San Francisco traffic jams is the thought of Mitt Romney becoming our next president. So here we are willing to suffer through ano ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Man Shoots Three Women in the Tenderloin

    A portion of the Tenderloin is currently closed to traffic while police investigate a triple shooting that sent three women to the hospital this afternoon. According to Sgt. Daryl Fong, the shooting happened just after 1 p.m. on the corner of Ellis and Leavenworth. When police arrived, they found th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    William Castillo Identified as Man Murdered in Visitaction Valley; Homicide No. 27

    (Update 4 p.m.): The Medical Examiner has identified the man killed early this morning as 21-year-old William Castillo of San Francisco. (Original story 9:10 a.m.): A 23-year-old man was shot to death early this morning near the Sunnydale Housing Projects, according to police. Sgt. Daryl Fong said j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Pedestrian Critically Hurt in Hit-And-Run Accident in North Beach

    A 62-year-old man is fighting for his life today after he was hit by a driver who callously fled the scene. According to Sgt. Daryl Fong, the victim was walking across the street at the busy intersection of Columbus and Stockton on Saturday at about 11:30 p.m. when a white SUV headed north on Columb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Man Hit in Head with Baseball Bat, Robbed

    A 24-year-old San Francisco man is recovering from a head injury Friday after he was hit with a baseball bat and robbed in the city's Oceanview neighborhood. According to Sgt. Daryl Fong, the victim was walking at Lobos and Plymouth at about 3 a.m. today when a man approached him and demanded cash. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    Cyclist Suffers Critical Head Injury After Colliding With Truck

    This isn't exactly the kind of news you want to read on Bike to Work Day. A 27-year-old cyclist remains in critical condition this morning after he collided with a PG&E truck in the city's Mission District yesterday afternoon. According to Sgt. Daryl Fong, the truck was traveling south on South ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Kenneth Lyon Identified as Man Killed in SOMA; Homicide No. 22

    (Update 12:01 p.m.): The Medical Examiner has identified the man who was stabbed last night as 42-year-old Kenneth Lyon of San Francisco. Police arrested Clenny Thierry, 52, on suspicion of stabbing him to death.(Update: 9:59 a.m.): Sgt Daryl Fong tells us that police have arrested a 52-year-old man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Barroom Brawl in Japantown Sends Three to Hospital; Owner Cited

    San Francisco police are investigating a fight that broke out inside a Japantown nightclub early this morning, injuring three and putting the club's owner on the spot for possible code violations. Sgt. Daryl Fong tells SF Weekly that police were called to the club, located on the 1700 block of Post ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Suzanne Monaco Identified as Pedestrian Killed by Car

    Update 1:39 p.m.: The Medical Examiner has identified the pedestrian killed yesterday as 25-year-old Suzanne Monaco of San Francisco. A woman in her 20s died last night after she was hit by a pickup truck as she walked in the city's Laurel Heights neighborhood, police said. At about 5:20 p.m. on Sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Police Arrest Two Men, Seize Five Guns in Visitacion Valley Home

    Police arrested two men in connection with a recent violent gang incident in San Francisco. Guillermo Jimenez, 23, and Robert Nizuk, 56, were taken into custody on May 3 after the Gang Task Force obtained a search warrant for the residence on the 700 block of Dartmouth Street. Police stormed the res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Protesters Trash the Mission District, One Arrested

    (Update 11:45 a.m.): Across the Bay in Oakland, it appears that  the hundreds of protesters in downtown have forced some businesses to close shop for the day. As occupiers traversed the streets, many dressed in black, were seen banging on windows and generally making lots of noise. So far it se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Serial Smartphone Robbers Use Rubber Boot to Steal Phone

    Police are reminding residents to stop walking and texting after a series of smartphone robberies hit the Richmond and Inner Sunset districts yesterday evening.According to police, the first incident happened at about 4:46 p.m. on the 600 block of Clement Street. A 12-year-old girl was inside a stor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Muni Still Hasn't Confirmed Responsibility for Hit-and-Run Accident in SOMA

    ​A day after a cyclist collided with an elderly pedestrian in the Castro, Muni put out a heartfelt statement, sending its condolences to the victim. "The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) today joined the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) to issue the following statements ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Woman Kidnapped in SOMA Still Missing

    ​Police are asking for the public's help to find a 20-year-old woman who was reportedly kidnapped in the SOMA neighborhood yesterday afternoon. According to police, the victim was walking with another person near Mission and 10th streets at about 3:30 p.m. when an unidentified suspect drove up beh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Angelic Cisneros Accused of Exploding Drug Lab Inside Home, Injuring Boy

    ​Police say they have arrested a San Francisco mother in connection to yesterday's house explosion that sent both mom and a 12-year-old boy to the hospital with burns. Sgt. Daryl Fong tells us that police arrested 33-year-old Angelic Cisneros yesterday afternoon on suspicion of recklessly causing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Hungry Man Barricades Himself Inside Apartment Over "Eaten Chicken"

    ​When it comes to food, a hungry man isn't much different than a hungry lion. A 50-year-old man was taken into custody yesterday morning after he barricaded himself inside his Bayview apartment threatening to harm himself over a piece of chicken. According to Sgt. Daryl Fong, the man became pertur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Ricky Leon Scott Accused of Murdering Man in Homeless Shelter

    ​Police say they arrested 63-year-old Ricky Leon Scott on suspicion of stabbing to death a 44-year-old man at a homeless shelter yesterday evening. According to Sgt. Daryl Fong, officers caught up with Scott about 10 minutes after the stabbing occurred at the Multi-Service Center South shelter in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Pedro Zaldana-Ortiz Accused of Killing Nelson Henriquez During Argument

    ​Police say they have arrested Pedro Zaldana-Ortiz on suspicion of stabbing to death 25-year-old Nelson Henriquez during an argument in the Outer Mission last week. According to Sgt. Daryl Fong, homicide investigators located Zaldana-Ortiz on Sunday on the 1000 block of South Van Ness. He was take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Christopher Dutel, SoCal Man, Accused of Sexually Assaulting Tourist Near Fisherman's Wharf

    Girl assaulted on her trip to the wharf​(Update 2 p.m.): Sgt. Daryl Fong said 18-year-old Christopher Dutel, a Southern California man, was arrested and booked into San Francisco County Jail on multiple charges of sexual assault and false imprisonment. Police would not yet release the man's photo. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Telegraph Hill Burglary Suspect Slides Down Cliff, Walks Away

    ​The burglary suspect who was perched on a treacherous cliff along Telegraph Hill for more than 24 hours got just what he wanted: for police to go away so he could get away!At about 10 p.m., a few hours after police ended the standoff, a neighbor heard noises coming from the hillside area and saw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Woman Fights Off Kidnappers in SOMA District

    ​A 26-year-old woman managed to fend off two men who forced her into car as she walked through the SOMA neighborhood Friday afternoon. According to police, the men pulled up to the corner of 8th and Minna streets; one of the men got out of the vehicle and asked the woman for directions. Before she ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Juan Martinez Arrested in Fatal Hit-and-Run on Christmas Eve

    ​(Update 1 p.m.): Police have informed us that Juan Martinez, 23, was arrested on suspicion of hitting and killing a pedestrian on Christmas Eve and driving away. Read more after the jump. A man was found dead underneath Highway 101 in the Mission District on Christmas Eve morning in what police a ... More >>

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