BART and SFPD officers responded to the station on a report of a male suspect in the lead car of a southbound train threatening to kill patrons with his automatic weapon. The train operator was the reporting party and stated the suspect appeared extremely intoxicated, and no weapon was seen. SFPD was first on-scene and were able to detain the suspect without incident. The suspect did not have any weapons and was arrested and booked for public intoxication by BART officers. TSOC was notified.
Officers responded to the station plaza on a report of a boisterous and belligerent subject disturbing patrons. Upon contact with the subject, the officers determined he was intoxicated in public and was subsequently arrested for such. The suspect was booked at SF City jail.
There was a planned protest that began at Dolores Park (located on 19th and Dolores Streets, San Francisco). The gathering was held to protest a recent Officer involved shooting. There were about 100 protestors who traversed from the Park, to the Castro District, to the Mission District, and Downtown. The BART police Tactical Team was deployed along with the Critical Asset Patrol team and downtown beat units, for crowd control at the BART stations. The protest resulted in periodic station closures at Civic Center, Powell, and 16th and Mission Stations. Numerous arrests were made by San Francisco Police on the street level. L22
The San Francisco Police Department reported that there was a protest of 75 people at 16th & Valencia St. and the crowd was turning violent. They had 10 units on the scene and were requesting our units assist them. BART supplied four units that were available and swing shift was held past their end of shift. The last train of the evening going through 16th & Mission Station was run through without stopping and BART Police assisted closing the station. As BART Police Oakland swing shift units were starting to head over to San Francisco to assist, the SFPD Watch Commander informed us that the crowd was dispersing down to a manageable size and he no longer needed additional units. Swing shift units were released.
There was a planned protest that began at the Civic Center Station. There were about 150 protestors who primarily traversed from Civic Center Station, to Powell Street Station, and 16th Street Station. The BART police Tactical Team was deployed along with patrol Officers and the Critical Asset Patrol team for crowd control. A BART Police Sergeant was assigned to the San Francisco Police Command post. The protest resulted in periodic train delays/station closures at Civic Center, Powell, and 16th and Mission. Normal train service resumed at approximately 2000 hours. L22
7/1/11 – 0446 An 18 year old female reported that she had been robbed at gun point in the west stairwell of the station while waiting for it to open. The victim reported that as she was counting her $570.00 in cash, a black male suspect wearing a ski mask, (6’, slim, black hoodie, dark jeans) pointed a black handgun (auto type) at her took her money and her Metro cell phone worth $90.00. The suspect also robbed her friend of her phone but the victim refused to give any information about her friend and the friend was not at the scene. The suspect left in an unknown direction and flagged down a USF P.D. vehicle as it passed and reported the crime to them. TSOC notified.
A witness called San Francisco Police to report a male setting fires to trash cans on Mission Street, near 16th Street. The male suspect then ran down into the BART Station and boarded a train as SFPD officers were chasing him. A BART officer intercepted the train at the Balboa Park Station and located a male matching the description given. The male had suspected burns on his pants and a lighter in his hand. SFPD transported the original witness to the Balboa Station where the suspect was identified as the responsible. SFPD took custody of the suspect and is handling the investigation.
A Sergeant and two Officers responded to the station on a report of a battery. They were also advised that San Francisco Police was on scene, standing by with the parties at the booth (male, female and 9 year old child). Further investigation revealed the female subject accidently fell while struggling over luggage with the male subject, with no evidence that a battery had occurred. All parties were released after being identified.
The BART Police Tactical Team was working a special detail when dispatch advised of two intoxicated subjects harassing patrons on a Millbrae train holding at the 16th street platform. The first subject was described as a black male wearing all white clothing and blue shoes. The second subject was described as a black male wearing a teal colored shirt. A Tactical team Officer saw a subject that matched the first suspect description (all white clothing) and detained him at the concourse level. A Tactical team Sergeant and Officer responded as cover. A wants/warrant check showed he had 3 outstanding warrants; a $20,000 vandalism warrant – ALCO, a $1180 fare evasion warrant – BARTPD, and a $736 vehicle code warrant –OPD. The suspect was arrested and booked into the SF County Jail on the warrants. He was reprimanded for public intoxication.
Officers patrolling the plaza of the station saw a subject smoking suspected drug(s) via a makeshift glass pipe. Upon contacting and detaining the suspect, any drug in the pipe was now gone. A records check was conducted. The suspect had an outstanding, no bail arrest warrant by the CDCR for parole violation. The suspect was arrested and booked at SF jail on the warrant.
Officers patrolling the 16th/Mission Street Plaza noticed two adult males involved in a physical altercation on the sidewalk across the street. The officers responded to break up the fight without incident. Further investigation revealed that one suspect had robbed the other party of his backpack, which started the fight. San Francisco Police Department responded and both parties were turned over to them. SFPD took over the investigation of the case.
Two officers patrolling the station observed a subject walking unsteadily on the platform. As they approached him to conduct a welfare check, the suspect batters a female sitting on a bench. After a brief struggle, the suspect was taken into custody. The female victim did not wish to press charges on the battery. The suspect was arrested and booked for being Drunk in Public and Resisting Arrest.
Two male suspects attempted to take an iPad from a patron aboard a southbound train approaching the 16th Street station. The victim confronted the suspects verbally and other patrons in the train stood to assist. The suspects returned the iPad and off-board the train at 16th Street. The victim reported the attempted theft when he got to the Daly City station.
A patron to the agent reported a male subject at the top stairway to the station urinating in public. The patron also reported the subject was belligerent and had an open container of alcohol in his hand. Officers responded and located the intoxicated subject. The subject was arrested for intoxication in public and booked at SF City jail.
A shooting occurred at 14th and Mission Streets and two armed suspects were reported to have fled to 16th Street Station. San Francisco PD units responded to the BART station and requested trains be held while they searched the station and the train that was in the station for the suspects. One person was detained, but not arrested. Trains were held approximately 8 minutes.
A male victim reported that an adult male demanded money from him while threatening him with an ice pick as they were in the stairwell leading into the station. The suspect took $60 dollars, a cell phone, and an iPhone from the victim before fleeing upstairs. The victim did not sustain any injuries. While searching the immediate area with officers, the victim saw the suspect walking near the station. After the victim positiviely identified the suspect, officers arrested him for robbery. 1008-0109 L12.
A man knocked down another male while on the platform, and took the victim's cell phone and $30.00 from his wallet. The suspect boarded a train toward the East Bay, and was never located. The victim did not need medical attention. 1001-2103 L12.
A victim was knocked to the ground by three juvenile suspects who took the victim's Iphone. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspects, who fled the area on foot. The victim was not injured.
An adult male was held for psychiatric evaluation after he stated that he wanted to kill himself by overdosing on pills. Responding officers determined that the subject had attempted suicide on three previous occasions. The subject was detained and committed to a local medical facility without incident.
A male victim (unk. age) suffered head injuries when he was assaulted by a group of six other males armed with sticks. The victim was wearing the color red and responding officers speculated possible gang activity. By the time officers arrived at the scene, neither the victim or the suspects.
An adult male was reportedly harassing an adult female passenger when the male suspect pulled up his shirt to expose a handgun in his waistband. The train was held and the train and area were searched with negative results.
Officers responded to the station in response to a report of SFPD chasing a man with a gun into the station and onto the trackway. Service was delayed for approximately 26 minutes during the search for the suspect, who was eventually apprehended on the trackway near Civic Center Station. Officers were unable to recover the alleged weapon.
Officers on patrol saw a woman on the stairs in the free area in possession of crack cocaine. The woman was placed under arrest for possession of narcotics, and booked into the San Francisco jail. 0906-2164 L12.
An adult female suspect threw a cup of water at the station agent and then fled the scene. Several hours later, the suspect was detained on a train and the station agent placed the suspect under arrest for battery on a transportation employee. The suspect was booked for the offense.