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* San Francisco Police Warn Marina District of String of Apartment Burglaries

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Police are warning residents in San Francisco’s Marina District of a string of recent apartment burglaries. Northern Station Capt. Ann Mannix estimated there have been about a dozen burglaries in the past month in the Lombard Street area and adjoining streets to the north and south. “There seems to be a pattern, around Lombard,” Mannix said. She said the suspect or suspects have taken jewelry, laptops and other electronic equipment. “It seems to be enough that they would just fit in a backpack,” she said. Mannix said unwitting residents may be allowing the burglar or burglars entry to the lobby areas of their apartments. “We’re speculating that it may be someone who just fits in, walking in behind someone else,” she said. Police believe the burglar then uses a tool or other device to force open apartment doors. Mannix cautioned residents not to let anyone in that they don’t recognize. Police have no description of the suspect or suspects. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the name of the suspects or have any information that can help solve these crimes.

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  • The Marina is where fraternity boys and sorority girls live in a cluster so they can reinforce their sense of privilege together. The younger ones go to Chestnut Street, the next older ones (yuppies) to Union St and they move up the hill to Pacific Heights as they get old. When “they” say those areas are “really nice”, they mean that there is no cultural diversity and that everyone looks just like them with small sharp facial features and blonde or black hair. They have “business clubs” called which make sure that they only do business with each other and don’t mix races or non-frat-house people into business deals.

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