SAN FRANCISCO—Earlier this month, authorities made multiple arrests connected to a string of car burglaries in the San Francisco region.
On September 15, Daevon James, 25, was arrested by officers from the San Francisco Police Department after a car was broken into and items were stolen near the Fisherman’s Wharf region at around 8:30 p.m. The SF Gate reported James was found with a passport, as well as a silver laptop. According to responding police officers, the items taken from the two stolen vehicles were returned to the owners.
On September 16, at 6:30 p.m., a car near Chestnut and Columbus Street was broken into. The suspect, 21 year-old Shaheen Ali was witnessed by police officers breaking into the back window of a vehicle and pulling something out. Ali tried to run, but was apprehended by officers and taken into custody.
On September 17, at 6 p.m., another burglary in a parking garage in the unit block of San Francisco Street. The attendant of the garage informed officers that individuals were cashing vehicles and breaking windows of parked cars. Upon viewing footage, officers saw the vehicle being returned to the garage and stolen items left on Midway Street. Raheem Lewis, 19, of Antioch was arrested, in addition to a 17 year-old suspect.
Anyone with information on the burglaries is asked to contact the SFPD 24 hour hotline at (415)-575-4444 or send a tip via text message to TIP24 (begin the message with SFPD). tipsters may remain anonymous.