SFPD Makes Arrest in Vandalism Incident in the Richmond District 24-028

On March 19, 2024, at approximately 8:58 p.m., San Francisco Police Officers from Richmond station responded to the area of 12th Avenue and Anza Street regarding a vandalism suspect who had slashed vehicle tires.

Officers arrived on scene and quickly located a suspect matching the description from a nearby vandalism incident that had just occurred. Richmond station officers detained the man, later identified as 22-year-old Osiel Torres of San Francisco.

Officers canvassed the area and through the course of their investigation, determined that Torres had vandalized over 20 vehicles in the area. Torres was placed under arrest and booked at San Francisco County Jail on charges of 22 counts of felony vandalism 594(b)(1) PC.

The actions of the 911 caller who was one of the victims in this incident as well as the swift response and diligent investigating by Richmond station officers led to this great arrest.

While an arrest has been made, this remains an open and active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD tip line at 1-415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.

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