Crime And Punishment In San Francisco

San Francisco Bay Area Crime Stories

Oakland City Council Votes to Defund Police, Stripping More Than $17M from Department BudgetThe Oakland City Council approved a budget early Thursday evening that will strip $17.4 million in funding from the Oakland Police Department and direct the money toward other programs.
2 Arrests Made In Pittsburg Shooting That Killed 19-Year-Old Antioch ManPolice in Pittsburg made two arrests in connection with a deadly shooting early Wednesday morning and announced additional details in the case.
Gilroy Police Investigate Fatal Shooting on Monterey StreetPolice in Gilroy on Thursday asked the public to stay clear of the 8200 block of Monterey Street as officers investigate a fatal shooting.
165 Pounds Of Fireworks Seized, Man Arrested In Oakland CrackdownAn Oakland man has been arrested and 165 pounds of illegal fireworks were seized following a crackdown by Oakland Police ahead of the July 4 holiday.
'Armed and Dangerous' Suspect Sought In San Francisco HomicidesPolice are seeking help in finding a suspect believed two have killed two people and injured a third in two separate shootings in San Francisco on the same day last month.
Berkeley Police Evacuate Park During Standoff With Domestic Abuse SuspectBerkeley Police evacuated Cedar Rose Park Thursday a while officers dealt with domestic abuse suspect barricaded in a residence nearby, according to a report.
Salinas DA Files Criminal, Civil Complaints Against Vehicle Towing SchemesTwo Salinas-area towing companies face criminal and civil complaints filed by the Monterey County District Attorney's Office over their predatory practices, the DA’s office announced Tuesday.
Woman's Body Dumped At San Jose Newby Landfill; Police Seek Public's Help In CasePolice in San Jose were seeking the public's help in a suspicious death case of a woman found dead at the Newby Landfill.
Stolen Cellphone Helps Police Track Berkeley SUV Theft Suspects To Pleasanton, OaklandA stolen cellphone helped police track, identify and arrest two suspects Saturday and recover a stolen SUV and other property, Berkeley police said.

Asian American Attacks

San Francisco Police Arrest 1 Suspect in Brutal Beating of Asian-American UPS DriverPolice in San Francisco on Thursday arrested a man connected to the strong arm robbery and hit-and-run of a delivery driver earlier this month in the city's South of Market neighborhood.
UPDATE: San Francisco DA Boudin Confirms Charges Against Suspect in Stabbing of Elderly Asian WomanSan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin on Friday announced the charges filed against suspect Daniel Cauich in the stabbing of a 94-year-old Chinese woman Wednesday morning.
Elderly Asian Woman Stabbing Triggers Blame Game Between DA Boudin, SF Police Officers AssociationThe unprovoked knife attack on a 94-year-old Asian-American woman has led to a suspect's arrest and a blame game between the San Francisco DA and the police officers' association.
'Why Would Something Like This Happen To Me?' 94-Year-Old Anh 'Peng' Taylor Recovering After Shocking SF Stabbing AttackRecovering in the hospital following a shocking stabbing attack in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, 94-year-old Anh "Peng" Taylor had a simple question for her niece keeping vigil with her: 'Why would something like this happen to me?'
San Francisco Stabbing Victim Anh 'Peng' Taylor Came To Bay Area Searching For American DreamWhile Anh 'Peng' Taylor was recovering Thursday from the wounds suffered in a vicious attack on a San Francisco street, her family began sharing details of her amazing journey from war-torn Southeast Asia to the Bay Area.
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested After 94-Year-Old Asian Woman Stabbed In San Francisco's TenderloinA suspect who was out on bail or release from a previous case was arrested after an elderly woman was stabbed in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood Wednesday police said.