SFPD Make Arrests In Auto Burglary Cases 18-100

On Friday June 15, 2018 at approximately 2:17 PM, San Francisco police officers responded to the unit block of Locksley Avenue regarding a theft from vehicle report.  The victim advised officers that he had filed an online report regarding the theft on Tuesday June 12th, 2018.  The victim now had surveillance footage of the incident showing the suspect.

Officers reviewed the surveillance footage and were able to identify the suspect as seventy-five year-old Leonard Freeman of San Francisco.   Freeman can be seen on the surveillance video entering a vehicle and removing property.

On Wednesday July 25, officers responded to Freeman’s home in an attempt to place him under arrest for an outstanding warrant related to auto burglaries.  Freeman attempted to flee the scene. He was arrested and booked at San Francisco County Jail for an outstanding warrant, three counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of resisting arrest.

On Monday July 30th, 2018 at approximately 5:53 AM, officers responded to the unit block of Graystone Terrace regarding an auto burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers discovered Tommy Boggs, a forty-six year-old transient, being held down by a witness and an auto burglary victim.  During the preliminary investigation, a check of the vehicle Boggs had been driving revealed that the license plates and the vehicle were listed as stolen.

Boggs was placed under arrest.  A search of the vehicle revealed property stolen in seven other auto burglaries from the past 24 hours.  It was also discovered that Boggs had a garage door opener stolen from a vehicle in order to burglarize a house. Officers contacted the victims in these incidents and all of the property was returned to the rightful owners.

Boggs was booked on auto theft, burglary, possession of stolen property and possession of burglary tools. Boggs is currently in custody.

Booking photos of Freeman and Boggs accompany this news release.

Although arrests have been made, investigators are asking anyone with information on these cases to contact the San Francisco Police at 415-575-4444 or Text-a-Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.  You may remain anonymous.