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Cops Stop San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee



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    San Francisco police were surprised Tuesday night when they stopped a vehicle with an unlikely person in the passenger seat: Mayor Ed Lee.

    The mayor and the driver of the unmarked vehicle - police Lt. Luke Martin - were slowly patrolling neighborhoods to get a firsthand glimpse of the rising property crime that has been alarming city residents, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

    "I think I was driving maybe a little suspiciously, so the officers keyed into the way I was driving and decided to investigate further. What their investigation turned up was Mayor Ed Lee," Martin told the Chronicle.

    Lee and Martin were immediately sent on their way.

    The stop occurred near the intersection of Mission Street and the Embarcadero.