A train operator was slapped on his head while was operating a San Francisco bound train. A suspect slapped the employee on the back of the head as the employee was leaving the station. No injuries were reported. A bulletin has been issued by the Investigations Division for the suspect’s identification and apprehension.
The station agent called to report that an adult male had punched him in the chest as he grabbed at the BART ticket which the agent was holding in his hand. Officers arrived and located the male suspect on the street level. The agent identified him as the responsible person and placed him under citizen’s arrest. The male was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for battery on a transit employee. OCC was notified.
An officer contacted a male for fare evasion. A records check revealed that he was on probation with a search clause out of Mendocino County. A search of his person revealed a hypodermic needle full of a suspected narcotic. The subject was taken into custody, cited for the fare evasion, and subsequently booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for possession of narcotics.
A patron called to report that she had seen a male suspect expose himself and masturbate on a train. She and the suspect off-boarded the train at the 12th Street Station and the suspect went to platform #2. Officers detained a male matching the description given. The victim positively identified the suspect as the same man she had seen exposing himself on the train. A records check revealed that the suspect had an indecent exposure CDC warrant for his arrest. The suspect was interviewed before being booked for the warrant and for felony indecent exposure. The male was also issued a prohibition order. Train and station video will be requested.
A man reported that a suspect, whom he could not describe, hit him on the back of his head and stole his Kyocera cell phone out of his hand. The crime occurred on the Fremont platform. The suspect fled towards the concourse. The victim declined medical attention.
Officers detained a man for fare evasion (emergency gate to exit). He was determined to have a $30,000 Alameda Co. warrant for violation of a court order. The suspect was arrested on the warrant. During a search incident to arrest, the suspect was found to be in possession of a loaded 9mm semi-automatic pistol, and suspected tar heroin. The suspect was cited for fare evasion. A sergeant attempted to debrief the suspect. The suspect said that he did not want to talk to the sergeant or a detective. The suspect was booked into Glenn Dyer Jail for the warrant, possession of a controlled substance, and for being a felon in possession of a loaded and concealed firearm. The TSOC and NCRIC were notified.
Critical Asset Patrol Officers were patrolling the train when they observed an adult male producing altered BART tickets. The officers were able to take the suspect into custody and recover the evidence without incident. The suspect, who refused to make a statement, was not on probation or parole. He was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for altering fare media.
A man reported that his iPhone had been stolen out of his hand by a suspect whom he could not describe. The theft occurred on platform #3. The victim was ill and vomiting when the suspect took the phone and fled with it towards the 11th St. end of the station.
At the request of Oakland Police, the 12th Street Station was closed due to a shooting that occurred just outside the station 5-10 minutes earlier. Streets were closed northbound at Broadway and 12th Street, and southbound at Broadway and 14th Street. A sweep of the station was conducted for the suspect(s) with negative results. There was no delay in service, but trains did not stop at the station for approximately 46 minutes.
A man reported that a cellphone, $10 cash, and an $8 BART ticket had been taken from him by a man whom he initially thought was a law-enforcement officer. The theft occurred on 04/21/13, at approximately 2325 hrs., on platform #2. (suspect description: B-M, 30-35, 5-8, 150 bald, wearing a black shirt with “San Francisco” and a star printed on it; the suspect was accompanied by another man described as a B-M, 35, 6-0, thin, afro-style hair, wearing a black shirt with “San Francisco” and a star printed on it, and a red and black checkered jacket)
A warrant check on a person detained for fare evasion revealed a valid stay away court order prohibiting him from the 12th Street Station. The person was cited for fare evasion and placed under arrest for violation of a court order. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect.
hrs. While on routine patrol, an officer was contacted by the victim of a bike theft. The victim reported that he locked his unknown brand/model single speed men’s bike to the upper tier of the racks with a cable lock. Sometime between 0745 hrs. on 04/08/13, and 1836 hrs. on 04/13/13, an unknown suspect stole the bike, which the victim valued at $70, and the cable lock. There was no evidence left at the scene.
Officers contacted a man for being in possession of an open container of alcohol aboard a San Francisco train. The suspect was found to have an outstanding $10,000 San Francisco misdemeanor warrant for driving with a suspended license. The suspect was arrested on the warrant, debriefed by a sergeant, and booked into Glenn Dyer Jail.
A sergeant and three officers responded to a report of a man holding a knife, mumbling to himself, and harassing a woman aboard the train. When the officers arrived, the reporting party advised that the suspect had not threatened anyone with the knife, and had only been holding it. The suspect was subsequently arrested for being intoxicated in public. The sergeant approved the arrest. The suspect was booked into Glenn Dyer Jail. Train service was delayed for 13 minutes.
While on street level, near 14th Street and Broadway, officers saw two male suspects beating a third male. The officers, who believed the beating was an in-progress robbery, arrested the suspects at gun-point. Subsequently, one of the suspects was found to be in possession of a loaded firearm, and the other suspect was found to have an outstanding juvenile warrant. The victim explained that the incident was in fact a battery, but declined to pursue a criminal complaint against the suspects. The suspects, however, were placed under arrest for their individual crime and outstanding warrant, respectively. The victim refused medical attention for minor injuries at the scene. A sergeant responded to the scene in order to approve the arrests, perform the use of force investigation, and debrief the suspects. The suspects, both of whom are juveniles, were booked at the Alameda County Juvenile detention center, San Leandro.
A suspect snatched an iPhone 4 from the hand of a male victim on the concourse level of the station. The suspect, described as a black male, about 5'7" tall, weraing a red jacket, a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans, fled from the station via the 14th Street exit. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect in the area. The victim was not injured.
A warrant check on a person detained for fare evasion by an officer revealed an outstanding $15,000.00 arrest warrant out of BART for public intoxication. The person was cited for fare evasion and placed under arrest on the warrant. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect.
A security guard reported that a vandalism suspect who had broken a Broadway storefront window had entered the station. Officers detained the suspect on the platform. The suspect was positively identified by a witness to the crime. BART police handled the case as an outside assist due to Oakland police having an extended response time. The suspect was arrested for felony vandalism and public intoxication. The suspect was debriefed by a sergeant. The suspect was booked into Santa Rita Jail.
A victim reported his iPhone 5 was taken from the top of his backpack while on a Richmond bound train at the station. The suspect exited the train in an unknown direction, and the victim reported the crime when he arrived at the Walnut Creek station.
Officers responded to a report from the station agent that a male had been in the station for an extended period of time and that he was acting strangely. The officers located the man and record checks showed that he had an outstanding $10,000 arrest warrant for domestic violence held by the Oakland Police Department. The man was arrested on his warrant and booked at Glenn Dyer Jail.
A sergeant contacted an adult male for fare evasion and determined that the male had a $5,000 no cite warrant for his arrest. The male was debriefed before being cited for the fare evasion and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the warrant.
The station agent reported that a man was panhandling in the station. An officer arrived and observed the man committing the violation. The suspect was cited for panhandling and arrested for violating a court order that he stay away from 12th St. station. The suspect was debriefed by a sergeant, then booked into Glenn Dyer Jail.
A warrant check on a person detained by an officer for drinking in public revealed a $5,000 outstanding arrest warrant out of Berkeley for public intoxication. The subject was arrested on the warrant and public intoxication. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and debrief the subject.
While on patrol near E. 12th Street at 22nd Avenue, an officer saw two females in a heated argument that escalated into a physical struggle. Officer attempted to detain the females but they fled into a structure inside a homeless encampment. Oakland Police Units arrived on-scene. The females continued to argue inside the structure. As the officers approached, a male exited the structure and the officers contacted him to determine what the cause of the disturbance. The male, who was a party to the argument, said his girlfriend was in a heated argument with her mother over their living conditions. The officers were able to separate the two females and identified all parties involved in the disturbance. A warrant/record check showed the females were clear, but the male had a "no bail" warrant from BART PD for fare evasion and failure to appear in court. The male was placed under arrest on the warrant. A sergeant approved the arrest and debriefed the male. The male was booked into Glenn Dyer Jail. The females did not wish to pursue a complaint against each other and no further action was taken.
An adult male fare evaded into the 12th Street Station, via the emergency gate, and proceeded to platform #2 to catch a train. An officer saw the suspect fare evade and contacted the male on the platform. The male was detained for fare evasion admitted to the officer that he did not process his ticket. A records/warrant check showed the male had a 50,000 warrant for a narcotics violation. Subject was placed under arrest on the warrant. A search incident to arrest revealed the male was in possession of a glass pipe used to ingest narcotics. The male was cited on the fare evasion and possession of narcotics paraphernalia. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and to debrief the male. The male was booked into Glenn Dyer Jail.