San Francisco, CA – on November 15, 2023, and pled not guilty to one count of murder (PC 187(a)) with an allegation that he personally used a deadly weapon (knife) in the commission of this crime (PC 12022(b)(1)), one count of possession of a firearm by a felon (PC 29800(a)(1)), one count of possession for sale of cocaine base (H&S 11351.5) and one count of possession of a controlled substance with a firearm (H&S 11370.1(a)).
“Acts of violence are completely unacceptable in our community,” said District Attorney Brooke Jenkins. “My office will work tirelessly to pursue justice for victims and hold perpetrators accountable and face consequences.”
According to San Francisco Police, officers located an adult male victim suffering from a possible stab wound on October 24, 2023, at approximately 10:35a.m. in the area of Eddy Street and Taylor Street in the Tenderloin. Officers rendered aid and summoned medics to the scene who transported the victim to the hospital for life-threatening injuries. On October 28, 2023, the victim succumbed to his injuries.
Mr. Randle’s next court date is November 29, 2023. The District Attorney’s Office moved to detain him pending trial because of the public safety risk he poses. The court granted the People’s motion to detain without prejudice and set no bail for Mr. Randle. The court will hear further arguments on the motion to detain at the time of the preliminary hearing in this case. If convicted of all charges and all allegations are found true, he faces 26 years to life in State Prison.
Although charges have been filed, this remains an active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the San Francisco Police Department Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.
Court Number: 23018145