San Francisco ‘Dolores Hill Bomb’ riot fees in limbo

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Among the felony fees related to a mass arrest throughout this summer time’s San Francisco “Dolores Hill Bomb” skateboarding occasion and riot are in limbo.

On Friday, District Legal professional Brooke Jenkins wrote, “Misdemeanor citations offered to SFDAO for failure to disperse and inciting a riot will probably be discharged presently. If extra data is developed, fees could also be filed for as much as one yr.” Prosecutors are nonetheless pursuing fees for vandalism and property crimes, Jenkins stated.

The “Dolores Hill Bomb” is an unsanctioned annual occasion the place skate boarders take over a steep metropolis avenue. This summer time it escalated right into a mass arrest of greater than 100 folks on July 8.

Simply earlier than sundown, officers made bulletins over a loudspeaker in an try and disperse the group for illegal meeting round Dolores Park. However a bunch of about 200 folks with skateboards began breaking by way of and eradicating police barricades at 18th and Dolores streets, police stated. A number of MUNI gentle rail automobiles have been immobilized by the group and lined with graffiti.

In keeping with the San Francisco Police Division, 81 juveniles have been cited and launched for crimes starting from inciting a riot, to illegal meeting, to conspiracy. Thirty-two adults have been arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of the identical fees.

Jenkins wrote in her Friday replace, “Addressing vandalism and property crime is a high precedence due to the deep affect that these kind of crimes have on our metropolis and companies. SFPD investigations into these crimes allegedly dedicated in the course of the Hill Bomb occasion are ongoing. If circumstances are offered to my workplace for prosecution, we conduct cautious individualized assessments to make sure there may be accountability in every case that’s provable past an affordable doubt.”

Jenkins stated if extra proof involves gentle sooner or later about particular people related to the incident, her prosecutors will file fees.

Because the investigation into vandalism, property crime, and different crimes associated to the “Hill Bomb” continues, witnesses are inspired to name SFPD Tip Line at 415-575-4444.

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