July 10, 1989
San Francisco police said they arrested a man suspected of attacking a 16-year-old girl with an ax during the robbery of her mother's copy store. Alvin Haynes, 32, was was taken into custody after his sister called police and said her brother was ready to turn himself in, police said. Investigators believe Haynes entered the store and asked to use the bathroom, before taking an ax from a toolbox and holding it to the throat of Melody Lacy, 33.
December 27, 1993 |
A robbery suspect has been charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of a man who tried to stop an attack on a woman near Fisherman's Wharf. Robert White, 35, was charged Thursday in the death of Michael Stuckey, who was stabbed in the chest when he came to the aid of the woman. The robbery victim, Susan Sloan of San Francisco, said she was walking on Bay Street, carrying groceries home, when a man grabbed her from behind at Taylor Street.
July 24, 1989
A grand jury in San Francisco has cleared four police officers of criminal wrongdoing in the removal of a file in the case of an officer accused of hitting farm labor leader Dolores Huerta. "We are of the opinion that there is not sufficient evidence to lodge criminal charges against anyone," the grand jury said in a statement to the San Francisco Police Commission.
April 9, 1992 |
Federal prosecutors, angered by a defense lawyer's taunts and challenges to brawl, went to court Wednesday hoping to wipe the smile off his face. U.S. Atty. William T. McGivern contends that Sausalito lawyer Michael H. Metzger challenged a prosecutor to a fistfight outside the courthouse--but only if the prosecutor would sign a waiver promising not to sue for medical bills.
February 26, 1993 |
Toronto Maple Leaf defenseman Darryl Shannon suffered a broken nose and bruised right eye after being robbed early Wednesday morning. According to a San Francisco police report, an intoxicated Shannon, whose team played at San Jose on Thursday, was beaten after he went searching for a group of people who stole his coat.