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A sergeant and six officers conducted focused enforcement for fare evasion at the Coliseum, Fruitvale and West Oakland Station. The officers made 32 contacts (6 field id's, 11 cites and 5 juvenile contacts) and rode 89 trains. L19
Officers responded to the West Oakland Station for a report of a male (Jonathon Watson, 27 years, San Francisco) creating a disturbance at the station. Officers determined Watson was too intoxicated to care for himself and was booked into jail.
A victim reported a male took a cell phone from her hand while on the escalator and fled from the station. San Francisco Police detained the suspect, who was positively identified by the victim. The juvenile suspect was placed under arrest for theft and probation violation.
A male victim reported being robbed while standing on the sidewalk near the bus zone by a man who pointed a gun at him and took his wallet. The suspect, who fled from the area, was wearing a hooded sweater with yellow writing in the front. There were no injuries.
10/11/17 at 0020 hours Numerous patrons reported that a male and female were fighting on the platform and on the track way at the West Oakland BART Station. Officers responded and detained two individuals that were identified as being involved in the fight. The male and female did not wish to pursue a complaint. The male was sent to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation after making suicidal statements. While dealing with the above, officers saw someone throw a purse from the platform down to a male on the street level. The male became combative when officers tried to investigate who the owner of the purse was. After a brief struggle, during which he punched two officers, he was subdued and placed into a WRAP restraint. The suspect was placed on a psychiatric hold and will be booked into the county jail for resisting arrest and battery on a peace officer upon his release. It was later discovered that the purse was taken from a female who had been assaulted on the platform, but declined to pursue a complaint. A supervisor responded to perform the use of force investigation. One officers sustained injuries while attempting to restrain the suspect.