South San Francisco Police Weekly Reports

South San Francisco, CA – April 22, 2022 from the South San Francisco Police Department Facebook Page

This week in South San Francisco:

April 14th, 2022, SSFPD Graveyard officers “responded to a hotel on the 200 block of South Airport Boulevard after a witness reported a male subject struck his 4-year old toddler in the face and was under the influence of alcohol.”

The officers made contact with the male and toddler outside of their hotel room. The male subject was said to be aggressive and displaying erratic behavior. He also was showing signs of intoxication through alcohol or controlled substances.

When officers attempted to handcuff the male, he resisted and was subsequently wrestled to the ground with other officers responding to assist. While struggling with the officers, a firearm (“Ghost Gun”) “fell from the male’s person.” He was booked in the San Mateo County Jail. No injuries to the subject or officers were reported.

The 4 year old toddler was released to family members.

“Chief Campbell commented on the incident by saying, ‘Outstanding police work! This volatile incident could have gone a number of different ways.’ He thanked the involved officers for their swift action, bravery, and safely resolving a potentially deadly situation.”


On April 16th, 2022, The SSFPD Neighborhood Response Team officers made contact with a male subject on the 100 block of Hickey Boulevard from Daly Daly. The subject was searched by officers and possessed a fake driver license, burglary tools, a pipe and what was suspected to be methamphetamine. The male had a grocery bag with him and in it officers found a fully-automatic Glock 19, “ghost gun.” The firearm had been altered to contain a switch that allowed it to fire continuously. The male subject was arrested for drug and firearm violations and was booked into the San Mateo County Jail.


On April 19th, 2022, SSFPD officers were dispatched to Airport Blvd and Linden Avenue in regards to a report of a female who was attempting to steal a purse. When officers arrived, the female suspect refused to give her identity. She was consequently arrested for robbery and obstruction/delay of officers. She was booked into the San Mateo County Jail.



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