San Fran: Father picking up child chased by man waving hypodermic needle. DA hasn’t filed formal charges.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA- Remember when President Donald Trump referred to countries like El Salvador, which has the highest murder rate per capita in the entire world, as “shitholes”?

Well, the more we hear about San Francisco, the more that the city is starting to become a metaphorical and also quite literal, shithole.

After a recent incident near the Civic Center involving a suspect chasing a man with a hypodermic needle, San Francisco police and District Attorney investigators are looking into the attempted attack against a father on his way to pick up his child.

Considering we’re discussing California; nothing is too surprising these days.

Scott Olsen spoke to a local news crew recently after a disturbing encounter with a man on the streets of San Francisco who was allegedly shooting up right on the sidewalk.

Olsen was on his way to pick up his child, when he walked past the man nonchalantly injecting drugs, and simply asked the man to move along.

Things took a scary turn quick, when the suspect allegedly brandished a hypodermic needle and menacingly started chasing Olsen, threatening to stab him with the needle.

According to Olsen, the frightening encounter started when he was leaving the Civic Center Muni station, headed to where his three-year-old’s daycare building was.

When he realized that he was going to have to cross by the area where the man was injecting drugs with his child, he asked him to leave so as to spare his child witnessing someone shooting up dope on the streets. Olsen stated:

“That’s what triggered him. He just totally keyed into me. He chased me 3/4 of a block down. The whole time saying he was going to stick me with a needle, it was harrowing. I was terrified.”

During the chase, Olsen had managed to avoid getting stuck by the suspect and made a call to police.

Officers were then able to catch up with the suspect mere blocks away, who was later identified as 33-year-old William Wyloge.

The chased victim had managed to record the police interaction with Wyloge, where you can see police using bean bag rounds against the needle toting individual.

When officers shot Wyloge with the bean bag, twice, he didn’t even flinch. Keep in mind, that a strike from a bean bag round is akin to being struck by a baseball flung by a major league pitcher.

Despite the nearly null effect of the bean bag rounds, police eventually managed to take Wyloge into custody.

Yet, not all is well and good from Olsen’s perspective.  He’s worried that the charges might just see Wyloge simply released relatively quickly and the suspect likely returning to the same area where Olsen was chased.

His concerns are that either he, or someone else, will be the victim of an assault by Wyloge. Expressing his frustrations, Olsen stated:

“You have to get the mentally violent drug users off the streets.”

As of now, Wyloge is still in jail and is facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon, making criminal threats, and resisting arrest. However, the district attorney’s office stated that they’re not going to levy any formal charges until the investigation is complete.

It’s not at all surprising that Olsen witnessed what he did upon exiting the Civic Center, as less than just half a mile up the road is the infamous 300 block of Hyde Street.

According to a report by the New York Times in 2018, Hyde Street’s 300 block carried the most complaints over the last decade pertaining to a myriad of issues involving cleanliness and blatant drug use. In broad daylight, drug users allegedly craft a flea market of sorts; selling heroin, crack cocaine, and amphetamines right from the sidewalk.

Residents near the block have even reported needing to hose off urine from the front of their offices and having to hold their breath to avoiding smelling the fecal matter covering the sidewalk.

I think it’s time that Governor Newsom just hand the keys over to Donald Trump and let him take care of the homelessness issue in California, since he just can’t seem to fix the issue.

As we reported last month, San Francisco literally has a “poop patrol” service that requires city workers to clean up the streets after people use them as their personal bathrooms. 

And after their latest announcement, it appears as city leaders are only emboldening people to continue relieving themselves wherever they want. 

And that’s not the only criminal behavior they’ll be turning a blind eye to.

San Francisco’s newly elected district attorney says his new list of infractions that will not be prosecuted is an attempt at “decriminalizing poverty and homelessness,” and those crimes include public urination and prostitution. 

Chesa Boudin for San Francisco DA, 2019
Courtesy: YouTube Screenshot from Chesa Boudin for San Francisco DA, 2019


Essentially, because we can’t help fix the problem, let’s just ignore it.

“We will not prosecute cases involving quality-of-life crimes,” DA Chesa Boudin said. “Crimes such as public camping, offering or soliciting sex, public urination, blocking a sidewalk, etc., should not and will not be prosecuted. Many of these crimes are still being prosecuted; we have a long way to go to decriminalize poverty and homelessness.”

Boudin defeated his opponent after promising a massive overhaul to the city’s criminal justice system. 

“There can be no justice when we utilize prison and jail as the solution to all of our problems,” he said after he realized he had won the race. “We must think differently.”

But “thinking differently” may just mean less of the law and order that we feel slipping away across the country as leaders push to close jails and stop handing out punishments for crimes.

Chesa Boudin, the son of two murderous, anti-war extremists sent to prison for murder when he was a toddler, managed to win San Francisco’s race for district attorney after campaigning to reform the criminal justice system.


Boudin, who was previously a deputy public defender, declared victory Saturday night after four days of ballot counting had showcased that he was ahead of interim District Attorney Suzy Loftus.

According to the most recent count, the San Francisco Department of Elections gave Boudin a lead of 8,465 votes in the race. The interim District Attorney stated that she will make sure there’s a smooth transition within the office.

Criminal justice reform is a talking point quite popular for those leaning more toward left-of-center when running for elected positions as Boudin, 39, became the most recent candidate across the nation to win district attorney elections by pushing for extensive restructuring regarding incarceration.

His agenda in office is to tackle racial bias in the criminal justice system, overhaul the bail system, protect immigrants from deportation and pursue accountability in police misconduct cases. They sound like buzz-worthy talking points, but how exactly does a D.A. protect immigrants from deportation?

Did you know that Law Enforcement Today has a private new home for those who support emergency responders and veterans?  It’s called LET Unity, and it’s where we share the untold stories of those patriotic Americans.  Every penny gets reinvested into giving these heroes a voice.  Check it out today.

San Fran: Father picking up child chased by man waving hypodermic needle.  DA hasn't filed formal charges.


Boudin said in a statement after the proclaimed victory:

“The people of San Francisco have sent a powerful and clear message: It’s time for radical change to how we envision justice. I’m humbled to be a part of this movement that is unwavering in its demand for transformation.”

He was 14-month-old when his parents, who were members of the far-left, terrorist organization Weather Underground, dropped him off with a babysitter and took part in an armored car robbery in upstate New York that left two police officers and a security guard dead.

His mother, Kathy Boudin, served 22 years behind bars and his father, David Gilbert, may spend the rest of his life in prison.

His parent’s circumstances after their criminal acts were a part of his campaign messaging; as shown in one of his videos pertaining to running for office Boudin stated:

“Growing up, I had to go through a metal detector and steel gates just to give my parents a hug.”

Well, that’s what happens when you visit a terrorist responsible for three dead in a gruesome armed robbery.

He said that as one of the dozens of people whose lives were shattered by the deadly robbery in 1981, he experienced first-hand the destructive effects of mass incarceration and it motivated him to reform the nation’s broken criminal justice system.

What’s confusing in this notion, is how does one determine the criminal justice system is broken because they had to visit their parents in prison?


Officers Waverly L. Brown and Edward J. O’Grady, and Brinks employee Peter Paige, never got to go home on October 20, 1981. The imprisonment of all involved showed that the criminal justice system works.

Boudin was raised in Chicago by leaders of the deemed terrorist organization Weather Underground, specifically Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, with Dohrn actually having been on the FBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted list due to her helping lead Weather Underground.

Boudin’s campaign victory celebration showed the true nature of the people supporting him. 

At Boudin’s party, Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer led a “F— the POA” chant, referring to the Police Officers Association.

“Hey, so I just got one thing to say,” Fewer told the crowd, “Which is f— the POA! San Francisco, this is what we get when we throw the f— down. This is the city where we elect a public defender to be our district attorney. What we start here, the nation follows. So, look out.”

She went on to call the police liars.

“I want to personally thank every single person here. But I want to thank every single voter that saw through the ‘lies’, that said we need something better. We want something better. We can have something better. Thank you, San Francisco.”

In case you are wondering if you read that correctly…you did.



Want to make sure you never miss a story from Law Enforcement Today?  With so much “stuff” happening in the world on social media, it’s easy for things to get lost.  

Make sure you click “following” and then click “see first” so you don’t miss a thing!  (See image below.)  Thanks for being a part of the LET family!
Facebook Follow First
Submit a Correction
Related Posts