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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Bad Combination: Sex Offender Sitting Outside Toy Store, Aggressively Begging

Posted By on Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 6:30 AM

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There are some combinations that can only lead to trouble. Tequila and firearms. Tequila and cutlery. Tequila and white carpeting. The list goes on. Some don't even involve tequila. Some involve sex offenders.

San Francisco police recently ran into a man sporting a troublesome combination of his own: A homeless vagrant near Fisherman's Wharf turned out to be an (A) unregistered sex offender who was; (B) sitting outside a toy store -- shudder -- and; (C) aggressively panhandling.

Officers from Central Station quickly did the math: Unregistered sex

offender + lurking near a toy store + berating the general public =

arrest.

The man was booked for the sex offender part of this equation.

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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