SFPD Makes Arrests in Strong - Arm Robbery Series 18-138

Angela Holmes-Singletary

Angela Holmes-Singletary booking photo

In September of 2018, a series of strong-arm robberies occurred in the Mission, Ingleside and Taraval District s of San Francisco. The suspect in these robberies entered various stores and forcefully opened cash registers, stealing the U.S. currency. On other occasions , the suspect would wait until the cash register was open and then forcefully take the U.S. currency out. In one incident, the suspect robbed a person on the street using a knife. Investigators received reports of incidents at the following locations:

September 12th, 2018 at 2:35 AM: 3900 block of 18th Street September 13th, 2018 at 3:52 AM: 400 block of Castro Street
September 13th, 2018 at 6:26 AM: San Jose Avenue/Mt. Vernon September 13th, 2018 at 8:10 AM: 600 block of Chenery
September 14th, 2018 at 6:00 PM: 3100 block of 24 th Street September 22nd, 2018 at 6:20 AM: 600 block of Monterey Blvd
September 22nd, 2018 at 9:50 AM: 600 block or Persia Avenue

The San Francisco Police Department Robbery Unit began an investigation that led to the identity of the suspect and her co-conspirator. On September 20th at approximately 9:55AM, 50 year-old Angela Holmes-Singletary was arrested in San Francisco. On September 22nd at approximately 2:15 PM, officers arrested the primary suspect, 24 year-old Marquita Davis, on the 400 block of Grafton Avenue in San Francisco.

Holmes - Singletary and Davis were booked at San Francisco County Jail on eight counts of robbery, aggravated assault and four counts of conspiracy.

Due to pending identification matters, Davis ’s booking photo is not being released at this time. Holmes-Singletary’s booking photo accompanies this news release.

This quick and successful completion of this investigation would not have been possible without the assistance of residents and business owners who provided surveillance video.

Although arrests have been made, investigators are asking anyone with information on these cases to contact the San Francisco Police at 415-575-4444 or Text-a-Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.

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