San Francisco police arrested a second suspect Wednesday in the destruction of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus following last month’s Giants’ World Series win.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board of directors honored bus driver Alan Yam with a proclamation for keeping his eight passengers safe and evacuating them from the bus before it was destroyed by fire.
A man accused of smashing the windshield of a Muni bus last week after the Giants’ World Series victory pleaded not guilty to felony vandalism charges, but his attorney said that he acknowledges responsibility for the incident.
San Francisco Municipal Railway is out about $1 million because its insurance does not cover the damage caused by vandals who set a bus on fire during revelry after the Giants’ World Series win, a Muni spokesman said Monday.
San Francisco police on Wednesday released a video of suspects believed to be responsible for the arson of a Muni bus after the Giants’ World Series victory on Sunday.
Additional police are now patrolling the Mission and violence prevention groups are also working around the clock to try to keep the crime at bay.
Police in San Francisco have arrested a 22-year-old man on charges of vandalism related to a public transit bus that was destroyed after the Giants won the World Series.
Nine people have been charged with crimes following the Giants’ World Series-clinching victory Sunday night and authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding out who was responsible for other vandalism in the city.
Besides the $700,000 Muni bus that was set ablaze, Larry Moore’s two-seated shoeshine stand was torched in Sunday’s post-World Series Giants win and celebrations.
The city of San Francisco cleaned up Monday after World Series celebrations turned rowdy and violent in a few neighborhoods, leading to the arrests of dozens of revelers.