SFPD Retail Theft Operation leads to Several Arrests 23-129
On Wednesday, October 11, 2023, San Francisco Police officers from Ingleside District were conducting an Organized Retail Theft operation at a retail establishment located on the 900 block of Geneva Ave. These operations are intended to assist businesses that have been experiencing commercial burglaries and thefts. At approximately 6:37 p.m. officers observed a group of approximately eight people rush into the business wearing masks and carrying bags while pulling a wagon-styled cart. The subjects began quickly filling their bags and the wagon with store merchandise. Officers made contact with the subjects who all fled from the store and a foot pursuit ensued. Officers were able to detain several subjects for the incident without further incident.
Officers developed probable cause to arrest 6 suspects (16-year-old male, 18-year-old male, 20-year-old male, 24-year-old male, 34-year-old female, 54-year-old male) for felony charges of burglary (459 2nd Degree PC), conspiracy (182 PC), and organized retail theft (490.4(A) PC).
While arrests have been made, this incident remains an open and active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the SFPD at 1-415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.
SFPD Case# 230-731-429