A man reported that he had been robbed of his I-phone and wallet in the station- entrance stairwell between DeLauer’s News Stand and the primary agent’s booth. The victim said that six men surrounded him. One suspect displayed a Taser-like device while the others went through the victim’s pockets and removed his property. The victim ran upstairs after the robbery and did not see where the suspects went. An unsuccessful area search was conducted for the suspects. (suspects’ descriptions: six B-Ms, 20-30 years old, large builds, wearing black clothing, two of whom were at least 6’ tall)
A victim reported that while on a Pittsburg bound train, at the 12th St. Station, a black male, 5’4”, 145 pounds, wearing a gray and black coat and gray sweats snatched her iPhone 4 out of her hand and fled the train. The victim valued the iPhone 4 at $420. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect.
An officer contacted two suspicious males at the station and discovered that both suspects were wanted on no-bail parole violations. The suspects were both arrested and booked into the North County jail. The suspects were both interviewed by the zone sergeant. 1208- 0035 L14
Officers stopped a subject for fare evasion and learned he was on probation with a full search clause. Subject was searched and officers discovered drug related paraphernalia on his person. Subject was also involved in a verbal dispute with a station agent and made threats against the agent on 07/19/12. Agent pursued criminal charges in that case. Subject was cited for fare evasion and placed under arrest for drug related paraphernalia, probation violation and disturbing the peace.
A juvenile male victim reported he was robbed of his black iPhone 3G at the 14th Street end of the station at about 1400 hours. The suspect threatened to pull a knife on the victim and demanded the victim's phone. The suspect was described as a black male in his mid-20's, 6 feet tall with collar length dredlocks and a dark complexion. He was wearing a blue baseball cap, a black shirt and blue jeans. The victim did not report the crime until approximately 90 minutes later, once he arrived at Castro Valley Station.
An adult male suspect and his girlfriend were riding the train between Bay Fair Station and the 12th Street Station when the male grabbed her by the face, scratching her nose and neck. The male also choked the female and threatened to throw her on the tracks. They off boarded at 12th Street and were eventually located by responding officers. Officers determined that they live together and that the female is pregnant with the suspect's child. The officers noticed the visible scratches on the victim. The victim declined medical attention, but was given an emergency protective order. The male was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for Domestic Violence and for making threats.
A man reported an attempted robbery. He said that when he entered the station through the southwest 11th St. entrance, a man partially hidden behind a pillar said, “Give me your money.” The victim ran to the station agent’s booth to report the incident. The victim did not see any weapons and did not get a good look at the suspect. (possible-suspect description: B-M, 40’s, 5-5’/5-7’, wearing black clothing)
An officer was on patrol above 12th Street Station, when Oakland PD officers engaged in a foot pursuit with a possible auto burglary suspect in Frank Ogawa Plaza. The officer assisted Oakland officers in taking the suspect into custody after a short foot pursuit. There were no injuries. 1206-3280 L18 An officer was on patrol above 12th Street Station, when Oakland PD officers engaged in a foot pursuit with a possible auto burglary suspect in Frank Ogawa Plaza. The officer assisted Oakland officers in taking the suspect into custody after a short foot pursuit. There were no injuries.
A female patron reported her iPhone was snatched from her hand while on board a Pittsburg bound train approaching 12th Street Station. The suspect was described as a black male, 18-22 years old, 5'6" tall, with a high-top afro hairstyle, wearing colorful pants. The suspect got off the train at 12th Street Station. The victim did not report the crime until she arrived at North Berkeley Station. Officers were unable to locate anyone matching the suspect's description at 12th Street Station. The victim was not injured.
A patron reported that her i Phone S was snatched from her hand by a female suspect, described as a BF, late teens, with braids while they were on board a San Francisco bound train at the station. The suspect ran off the train, dropped the phone on to the trackway and then ran out of the station. The victim went upstairs to report the theft to the station agent and when she came back down to look for her telephone it was no longer on the trackway. The victim was not injured during the theft. An area search for the suspect was conducted, with negative results. A request was made to the video hotline by the investigating officer. 1206- 0901 L14
A BART officer contacted a subject for fare evasion. A warrant check located an outstanding Felony warrant from the San Francisco Police Department for possession of a controlled substance for $15, 000. He was cited for the fare evasion, debriefed by the Sergeant, and booked at the North County Jail for the outstanding warrant.
A Richmond bound train was held at the 12th St. Station so officers could investigate a report of a male brandishing a knife. They contacted a suspect who was pointed out by another patron. The suspect was intoxicated but was not in possession of a knife. He was on active parole. A parole detainer 3056 P.C. was obtained. While under arrest the suspect spat at an officer twice as well as kicked two officers. He was booked at the Santa Rita Jail.
Officers approached a man on the platform who was suspected of carrying a gun. The man matched the description of a suspect who had pointed a gun at another near one of the street entrances to the station. The suspect, who had been in the company of another man, ran from the officers. Oakland PD officers attempted to detain the suspect at gunpoint at 14th and Franklin Streets. The suspect was arrested for obstructing/delaying a peace officer. No gun was found on the suspect. The suspect was debriefed by an officer and a sergeant. He was booked into Glenn Dyer Jail after being medically cleared.
Officers responded to a report of a woman who pepper sprayed a man while on the train. The male was located washing out his eyes from the spray at the Lake Merritt Station. The two involved females were contacted at the 12th Street Station. According to the male, he was following females through the car in the train when he accidentally bumped into one of them. Although the male apologized, the females accused him of sexual battery and was immediately peppered sprayed by one of them. Both females stated the male was intentionally following them on the train, committed sexual battery, and was then sprayed by them in self-defense. Both parties placed each other under citizen’s arrest for battery. A report was taken for review by the District Attorney’s office. 1205-3421 L12.
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.