A patron aboard a Richmond bound train fell asleep between the 12th St. and El Cerrito Del Norte stations. When she awoke, her purse containing cash, identification, credit cards and a lunch box was missing. There is no suspect information. Video surveillance was requested by the investigating officer.
Two males were reported to have broken a window on a Fremont bound train by striking it with a hard object from the platform. The males left the station, but were located on the street by responding officers. Station video captured the crime as it took place. The male who actually broke the train window also had an outstanding $5,000 arrest warrant issued by Alameda County for theft. The second male had no involvement in the vandalism, but was found to have an infraction fare evasion warrant issued by BART PD. The second male was issued a citation for his warrant and for having an open container of alcohol. The male who broke the train window was arrested and booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for felony vandalism and his outstanding warrant.
A woman reported that she believes a male suspect (B-M, 19-20 years old, 6-1, light complexion, tapered hair cut, light moustache, green cap, black jacket, baggy blue jeans) stole her wallet from her bag. The victim said that the theft occurred while she conversed with the suspect on the platform.
A sergeant and officer responded to a report of a woman and a man fighting in the station. The female suspect admitted having hit the man in the mouth. The victim, whose lip was bleeding, was not cooperative. The suspect was arrested for battery upon the man, with whom she has a dating relationship. The suspect was booked into Glenn Dyer Jail.
A sergeant contacted a woman for smoking on the platform. Her boyfriend objected to the contact and began to interfere. The man then began drinking orange juice. When the sergeant informed the man that he could not drink in the paid area, the suspect became very belligerent, refused to provide his identification, and began to walk away from the sergeant. Two officers arrived to assist the sergeant. When the sergeant and one officer could not fully control or handcuff the resisting suspect, the second officer used his Taser on the suspect. The suspect was then handcuffed. The watch commander responded for the use-of-force investigation. The suspect was arrested for resisting arrest and cited for the infraction. After being medically cleared, the suspect was booked into Glenn Dyer Jail.
A female patron was exiting the station via the 14th Street stairwell when an unknown suspect ran up and grabbed the victim's iPhone from her hand and fled with the loss up the stairs to the city streets. The victim was only able to describe the suspect as "wearing a hat" with no other details. The video hotline was notified to locate any possible suspects on video.
The station agent reported that 50-100 juveniles were running through the station. Oakland PD advised that several shots had been fired near 14th St. and Broadway. The shooting suspect was described as a B-M, wearing a white T-shirt and black pants. Trains ran through 12th St. station without stopping until a lieutenant, sergeant and officers had swept the concourse and platforms of the station for the possible suspect. No one matching the suspect description was found. Train service to the station was disrupted for 24 minutes. The TSOC was notified.
While at the station, an officer saw a male suspect from a prior contact whom he believed had an outstanding arrest warrant. The officer detained the suspect without incident. Upon a records check, the suspect had an outstanding arrest warrant ($20K) for burglary and theft out of SFPD. The suspect was booked on the warrant.
The station agent reported that a man had demanded a free BART ride from her. When she declined his request, the suspect said, “I’m going to kill you, bitch!” The suspect also picked up a large plastic construction sign and threatened to break the station agent’s booth window with it. The station agent was not injured. A sergeant and four officers responded. The suspect was arrested for terrorist threats, debriefed by a field-training officer, and booked into Glenn Dyer Jail.
A BART Officer contacted an adult male suspect for aggressive panhandling at the 12th St. BART Station. It was determined that the suspect had warrants for battery and violation of a court order. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and booked at Santa Rita Jail. 1203-2715 L21.
A female patron/victim (reported a male juvenile suspect intentionally threw a rock or small hard object at her while on the train. An offocer responded to take a report. The victim stated the incident happened on the train at 12th Street station, but she did not report it until she got to her destination station: Walnut Creek. The object hit the victim in the cheek, causing redness and swelling, but she declined medical. The victim stated the suspect off-boarded the train at 12th Street station. The victim stated the suspect was with another male teenager and they were soliciting funds for a football team from patrons on the train. The victim stated the suspect appeared upset with her declining to give any money, even though other patrons declined to give too. The primary suspect description: BMJ, 12-16 yrs, 5-04, chubby, shrt hair, red jacket, jeans. Other involved suspect: BMJ, 12-16, longer hair brushed back, striped shirt. The victim can identify the suspect. Any train car video evidence with be sought.
A civilian police employee was on a Richmond train at 12th Street Station. He asked a male who was attempting to force open the train doors from the platform to stop and wait for the next train. The male spit on the employee. The employee off-boarded and the male suspect began an argument. A female with the suspect tried to get him to calm down, but the suspect turned his anger on her. The employee became concerned that the male would physically attack the female so he attempted to intercede. The suspect responded by punching the employee in the face. Officers who were at the station responded immediately, but the suspects fled. Both suspects were apprehended, with the assistance of Federal Air Marshals who were operating with the department's Critical Asset Patrol Team as part of the VIPR Program. The employee and two independent witnesses positively identified the suspect as the person who punched the employee. The male was arrested for felony battery and later booked at Glenn Dyer Jail. The employee was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of facial lacerations.
Approximately 70 protesters gathered above 12th Street Station for their weekly march. The protesters marched through Oakland, periodically blocking street traffic. The group stopped at Fruitvale Station and briefly protested in front of the fare gates, before moving on. There were no arrests and no interruption of BART service.
An officer contacted a male suspect for fare evasion. Upon a records check, it was discovered the suspect had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for sale of narcotics out of San Francisco. The suspect was arrested and booked on the warrant. 1202-2856, L21.
A female victim reported that a male suspect grabbed her cell phone from her hand while the Richmond-bound train was stopped at the 12th Street station. The victim reported the crime from the 19th Street station. Loss was a Samsung Vibrant phone. The suspect description: HM, 20’s. knit hat, tan and green clothing. Responding officers did an area search for the suspect, but were unable to locate him. Video captured the suspect running from the train to concourse level, and then apparently out of the station at the 14th and Broadway east exit.
An officer contacted a male suspect for fare evasion (emergency gate to exit). The suspect was determined to have an outstanding $3,000 Alameda Co. theft warrant. The suspect was arrested on the warrant, cited for fare evasion, debriefed by a sergeant, and booked into Glenn Dyer Jail.
The Occupy Oakland protests, which began earlier in the day, continued into the evening. Oakland PD requested mutual aid from regional law enforcement agencies. Approximately 100 persons were arrested for failing to disperse near the 19th Street Station. FTP protesters entered Oakland City Hall above 12th Street Station and vandalized the interior of the building. A second contingent marched on Glenn Dyer Jail and then rallied in the intersection of 14th & Broadway. When Oakland police gave a dispersal order, the Frank Ogawa Plaza and 14th Street entrances of 12th Street Station were closed as a precaution. Approximately 300 persons were arrested during the course of the day's protest activities. BART service was not impacted. L18
A female patron called from Berkeley Station to report that a male had taken her iPhone from her lap while she was on Richmond a train near the 12th Street Station. The suspect ran off of the train and the victim remained on the train until she got to Berkeley. The victim was able to provide a description of the suspect and when the officer made contact with her, they were able to use the "Find my iPhone" function to determine that the phone was at the corner of 76th Avenue and Rudsdale Street in Oakland. The officer was able to direct other officers to 76th Avenue, just east of Rudsdale Street on the south sidewalk or possibly in a car parked near the curb-line. Officers responding to that area located an occupied vehicle in the location and contacted the occupant. The occupant immediately asked if they were there about the phone and said that he had just bought it from another male. Officers determined that the iPhone was the victim's. The victim was transported from the Berkeley Station to identify the iPhone and do an in-field ID of the suspect. She identified the iPhone as being hers, but said that the detained party was not the same person who took her phone. Officers arrested the male for possession of stolen property and transported him to Lake Merritt to be interviewed by detectives before booking him into the Glen Dyer Jail for possession of stolen property. The iPhone was returned to the victim.
A female called to report that a male had battered her on platform #2 of the 19th Street Station. She also reported that the male was in possession of a small, black handgun. She gave a detailed description of the suspect and said that she believed he may have followed her from a nearby parking lot. A San Francisco train was held for approximately 14 minutes to be searched at the 12th Street Station. The search met with negative results. The victim said that she would flag down an officer, but disconnected from dispatch and would not answer return calls. OPD was notified of the description and eventually a male matching the description was located in Frank Ogawa Plaza. The male did not have a weapon, but was found to be in possession of marijuana and crystal methamphetamine, a scale and packaging materials. The male said that the "victim" in this case was his wife, who was mad at him and made the false report about a battery and gun to get even. He was able to provide the name and phone number for the reporting party. He said that they had been in an argument and he exited her vehicle at 13th/Broadway Streets. He denied ever being near the 19th Street Station. The reporting party would not make contact with officers or answer her phone. The Narcotics Task Force was notified and a detective responded to interview the suspect prior to booking him at Glen Dyer Jail for possession of narcotics for sales and marijuana for sales.
A male victim had his iPhone snatched from his hands while on platform 1/3. The suspect was described as a black male, about 16 years old, wearing a blue, black and white jacket. The victim chased the suspect and caught him on platform 2. The victim was able to get his phone back and the suspect fled toward the Frank Ogawa Plaza exit. An area check for the suspect was negative. The victim refused to make a report and left the area.
A patron reported that someone took a wallet from her backpack while it was on her back on as she was riding on a Fremont bound train at the 12th Street Station. The loss was a black wallet containing the victim’s identification, a credit card, $180 in cash and a personal check for $20,000. No one was injured, and the victim did not report the crime until off-boarding at the Bay Fair Station at approximately 1400 hours. 1201-0250 L12.
An adult male suspect entered the station demanding a free ride from a female station agent. The agent informed the suspect that she did not give free rides on the system. The suspect became angry and began using racial slurs toward the agent and telling her he ought to “kick her ass” and walked into the emergency gate and stood in front of the open agent’s booth door. The agent was fearful of the suspect and closed the door and called BART Police. Officers arrived and also spoke with a witness to the incident that heard the suspect threaten to kill the agent. The witness provided a statement. The suspect only wanted to state that the agent called him a racial slur to start the incident and then refused to speak further. The suspect was arrested for criminal threats and booked at the North County Jail.