Officers detained a suspect for fare evasion. The suspect initially lied about his identity. After confirming his true identity, a wants/warrant check revealed he had a no bail felony warrant – SFPD for Drug sales and a BART warrant for fare evasion. The suspect was arrested and a search incident to arrest revealed he was in possession of illegal drugs. The suspect was issued a citation for the BART warrant and fare evasion. He was then booked into the Glen Dyer jail on the felony warrant, drug possession, and false ID to a peace officer.
A patron was on a Richmond train. As it approached the station, a male juvenile subject grabbed her I Phone and fled the train. The victim chased the suspect who fled north in the station. The victim lost sight of him at 14th and Broadway. The suspect was described as a Black male juvenile, 13-15 years old, 5’ 3”, thin build, white t-shirt, blue jeans. An area search was conducted with negative results. Video was requested.
Officers responded to a report of a white male adult suspect disturbing patrons aboard the train. They off-boarded a suspect. He was reprimanded and released because no one wished to make a citizen’s arrest. The train was held for 5 minutes.
A male called to report that he wanted to jump in front of a train. Dispatch was able to keep the subject on the phone and held trains out of the station until officers arrived. Officers made contact and determined that the male was in need of psychiatric evaluation. The male was then transported by ambulance to Summit Hospital.
While in the free area of the station, a female victim was pulled to the ground as a male suspect took the victim's iPhone from her left hand. The suspect fled the scene toward the 14th Street/Ogawa Plaza area. A search for the suspect proved negative, and the victim did not need any medical attention.
Officers responded to the station to search for a theft suspect, at the request of OPD. According to OPD, the suspect stole items today and yesterday; and allegedly was armed with a knife in the day before incident. Dispatchers were able to locate the suspect via station cameras and directed the officers to his location. The suspect was detained without incident by our officers. OPD officers arrived at the station shortly thereafter. The case was turned over to OPD.
6/23/11 – 14:05 A BART Station Agent was on the escalator going up to the plaza. An unknown female with a bicycle (with a BART property tag attached), was also on the escalator. The Agent asked the subject where she got the bike and the subject said she picked up the bike at the El Cerrito Del Norte station. The subject then placed the bike at the top of the escalator and the Agent accidentally tripped over it. As a result, the Agent aggravated a pre-existing injury on her left ankle. The subject was described as a Black female, shoulder length hair, thin build, 5’5” tall, and white T-shirt. The Bike was a burgundy colored road bike. An Officer conducted an area search for the subject and bike with negative results. The agent refused medical and stated she would seek her own.
A patron reported a white male, blond beard, in his forties taking off his clothes on a train. The train was held at the 12th St., station and an officer off-boarded a subject. A warrant check revealed an outstanding warrant out of the Department of Corrections (Parolee at Large). The subject was arrested, transported, and booked at Glen Dyer Jail. 1106-2319 – L-24
Oakland Police Department reported a theft had just occurred at the Walgreens store above the station, and Oakland Ambassadors were holding down the suspect. A BART officer and Sergeant arrived on the scene and took the suspect into custody. Oakland Police Department requested BART Police handle the incident due to a large protest in their city. A warrant check revealed an outstanding felony (Possession of a Controlled Substance) and misdemeanor (Under the Influence of a controlled substance) warrant out of Concord. The subject was identified as the suspect who took the property from Walgreens and a complaint was signed. The suspect was debriefed by the sergeant concerning other crimes possibly occurring in the system. The subject was issued a citation for petty theft, and he was transported and booked at Glen Dyer Jail for the outstanding warrants.
A possibly intoxicated subject (B/M, 6’4”- 6’5”, 30’s-40’s yrs., long black coat, black t-shirt w/ “The City” written on it, and blue jeans) boarded a Richmond bound train at 12th St. Station and started randomly punching people throughout the train. There were three battery victims on the train. One of those victims was injured and requested medical due to a bump and bruise on his head. The victim later refused transportation to the hospital. The suspect then off-boarded the train at 19th Street Station and fled upstairs toward the 20th Street exit. Prior to the suspect exiting, he battered one more victim near the exit, punching him 2-3 times in the back of the head and knocking him to the floor. The suspect exited at the 19th Street exit onto Broadway. Officers responded to the area to look for the suspect but were unable to locate him. One of the victims wanted to make a citizen’s arrest if found. There was a train delay lasting 15 minutes.
A train was held for 10 minutes to investigate a report of a man and women fighting. The female party knows the male suspect and declined to make a complaint. The male is believed to have off-boarded at 19th St. station.
A 36-year-old woman had her i-phone snatched out of her hand on the Pittsburg/Bay Point platform. The male suspect escaped towards Frank Ogawa Plaza. (suspect description: B-M, 18-20 years old, 5-10, black-hooded sweatshirt with hood up, blue jeans, also possibly a brown shirt)
A 19-year-old woman reported that a man had snatched her $15-monthly bus pass out of her hand. The theft occurred on the down escalator from Ogawa Plaza. The suspect fled towards 14th St. and Broadway. The victim has seen the suspect in the station previously. (suspect description: B-M, light complexion, thin moustache, 18-20 years old, 5-5, 165, medium build, red cap, baggy black t-shirt, baggy blue jeans, tattoo of a rose on right arm)
Trains were held as Officers responded to the station for a report of a suspicious person on the platform. The subject was ranting about Korea and weapons of mass destruction. He was described as an asian male, wearing a white helmet, black clothing, blue shoulder bag, and white tennis shoes. Officers detained the subject who had boarded a San Francisco train that was holding. The subject was able to care for himself and released after he was identified. Notifications were made.
While conducting a security check on a train, a Critical Asset Patrol Sergeant and Officer observed a female subject with an open container of alcohol. The suspect was off-boarded and determined to have an outstanding warrant for DUI. The suspect was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the warrant and reprimanded for the open container violation.
Officers responded to a report of a man brandishing a knife or a glass bottle at patrons on the lower-platform. Trains were held for a few minutes when the suspect momentarily entered the wayside tunnel toward the 19th Street station. The suspect was detained by responding officers, and no weapons were found. The suspect was arrested and booked at the Glenn Dyer jail for trespassing, intoxicated in public and aggressive panhandling.
A female victim was aboard a Dublin bound train arriving at the station. When the doors opened, three male juveniles grabbed her purse and ran from the train. The victim chased after the suspects and they dropped her purse but managed to get her I-Phone 4. The victim called in the crime from a local establishment.
An unidentified patron reported an indecent exposure occurring on a San Francisco bound train at 12th Street station. Officers responded and detained an adult male who matched the description given by the witness. The witness would not cooperate with the investigation and the officers could not independently corroborate the report. The suspect was identified and released pending further investigation. Officers will conduct follow-up investigation to determine if the alleged crime was captured on the train's CCTV cameras.
A victim was seated on the San Francisco platform working on his laptop when a male suspect snatched the laptop and fled on foot out of the station. The victim followed in pursuit of the suspect as well as a nearby security guard. The suspect dropped the laptop but continued to run. OPD detained the suspect nearby and BART officers later arrived and took over the case. The property was recovered and the suspect confessed to the BART officers and was later booked at Glenn Dyer Jail.
Officers responded to assist Oakland PD on a reported robbery. OPD advised they were pursuing a suspect into the station and wanted trains held. OPD then advised they had suspects in custody. Trains were held for 6 minutes. #
A female victim was confronted by a male suspect while she was buying a ticket. The male demanded money and when the victim refused, he forcibly took her wallet and fled from the station. The suspect was described as a black male, about 28 years old, wearing a green army-type jacket and black hat. Responding officers located a male matching the description of the suspect at 14th and Broadway. The male was on probation and had a full search clause. The officer exercised the search clause and located approximately 2 ounces of suspected marijuana packaged for sale, a scale, cash and other indicia of narcotics sales. The officer determined that the detainee was not the robbery suspect. However, the officer placed the detainee under arrest for possession of marijuana for sales. The detainee then claimed to be having chest pains and was eventually transported by ambulance to the hospital for evaluation and treatment. A complaint will be sought against the detainee for the drug offense. The robbery suspect was not located.
A female victim had her purse taken from her possession by a suspect who was described as a black male, 25-27 years old, 5'8", thin build, wearing a blue and white hoodie. The suspect was able to flee the area before officers arrived.
A 33-year-old man was arrested for domestic battery after a station agent reported seeing him hitting his 32-year-old girlfriend on the head with his open hand several times. The suspect was booked into Glenn Dyer Jail.
Trains were held due to a report of a fire on the C3X track (crossover between C1 and C3 tracks) between 12th and 19th Street Stations. Officers provided crowd control and assisted Oakland Fire while they investigated. No fire was located, but fire crews found minor damage to a coverboard, possibly due to an electrical short. Train service was impacted for about 34 minutes. Power crews were able to restore power and normal service. There were no injuries and no reports of significant property damage.
An officer was flagged down by an adult male who reported that he was just pushed down to the ground by a group of people on the city street above the station. The officer went upstairs and located the group of people who were responsible for pushing the victim. Further investigation revealed that one of the suspects had taken personal property from the victim during the incident and was also in possession of narcotics. The suspect was turned over to the Oakland Police Department who arrested and booked the suspect for robbery and possession of narcotics.