Psychological Evaluation/Interfering with Operation of a Railroad

April 19, 2017, 1:22 p.m.

Walnut Creek
Case: 1704-1214

Officers responded to the Walnut Creek Station for a report of a male threatening to jump from the second story platform. The station was closed and trains were held. BART PD and outside agency negotiators and mental health personnel responded assist. After a four hour delay, the male cooperated and climbed down off the platform. He was placed on an emergency psychiatric hold. The station was reopened and train service was restored.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Train Delay Psychiatric Evaluation