San Francisco group reacts to police response over automotive housebreaking with celeb sufferer


SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — On Sunday there was one more excessive profile automotive housebreaking in San Francisco.

This one occurred at 4th and Brannon streets.

Lacking from the rental automotive, sources say, was half 1,000,000 {dollars} value of jewellery, digicam gear, a pc, and different baggage.

One of many victims is baseball star and sports activities announcer Alex Rodriquez, who had simply completed his broadcasting duties at Oracle Park.

ESPN had rented the SUV for its manufacturing crew. The break-in occurred whereas Rodriquez and the crew had been having dinner at Marlowe’s Steak Home.

The automotive was parked throughout the road.

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Industrial Realtor Larry Mathews says his automotive has been damaged into not less than 5 instances.

There was an enormous police response Sunday night time, together with officers dusting for fingerprints.

Even the Night time Police Captain confirmed as much as the scene.

Many native victims of automotive break-ins right here South of Market say they by no means received the identical remedy Rodriquez was given.

“I am going to inform you, they’ve by no means performed it for me,” Mathews stated.

Mayor London Breed says victims of auto burglaries may contemplate calling 311 as an alternative of 911 for a greater response from police.

“For those who’re calling particularly since you had a automotive break-in, there is a fully completely different part that you are able to do a report.”

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Jack McCloud works at a close-by storage.

He made a suggestion A-Rod could not be capable to refuse subsequent time he is on the town.

“Name me. I would be completely happy to allow you to into my storage down under. It would be good and secure,” he stated.

Larry Mathews has a greater thought – “Take the bus!”

Police say the dimensions of the police response Sunday night time was due to the estimated worth of the stolen items from the automotive.

It was half 1,000,000 {dollars}, which makes it an even bigger felony crime than most automotive burglaries, during which victims are often urged to file on-line.

Police nonetheless have not launched Alex Rodriquez’s identify. We’re instructed the rationale for that’s the division doesn’t give out names of crime victims.

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