SFGovAccessibility
Seal of the City and County of San Francisco
City and County of San Francisco

To view graphic version of this page, refresh this page (F5)

Skip to page body
SFPD
SF311

05/05/08 08-031

05/05/08 08-031

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE
PRESS RELEASE

May 05, 2008
08-031


Subject:

San Francisco Police Arrest Three Suspects In Potrero Hill Robbery

San Francisco Police arrested three suspects in a Potrero Hill robbery that occurred early this morning, May 5, at 17th and De Haro streets at about 12:15 A.M. Taken into custody were Deljuan Bankston, 21, ofOakland; Tony Carter, 20, of San Francisco; and Artes Tims, 18, of San Francisco.

In this incident, the suspects confronted the victim, a 38-year-old San Francisco man walking on the street, and ordered him at gunpoint to hand over his property. After the victim complied, the suspects fled in a green Toyota. The victim walked to a business at 16th and Potrero streets to call police. Police searched the area after the victim gave a description of the suspects and the suspect vehicle.

After approximately ten minutes, officers saw the suspect vehicle at 26th and Cesar Chavez streets and effected a traffic stop. A search of the car yielded a handgun and the victim's property. Police took the suspects into custody without incident.

The suspects have been charged with robbery and remain in custody.

For more information, please contact:

Public Affairs Office

553-1651


850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229
email:
sfpd.online@sfgov.org

Last updated: 9/14/2009 11:34:01 AM