A female victim reported being punched in the face by a male suspect (BM, 5'10", grey shirt), who tried to take her phone from her hand, while on the train at the Civic Center Station. She managed to hold onto her phone and the suspect fled the train. She stayed on and reported the crime at the next stop. She refused medical attention and had no visible injuries. Train/station video will be requested.
A victim reported the theft of their pink Bike Friday brand folding bicycle, valued at $2500.00, while it was U locked at the station between 1300 hours on 11/2/16 and 1845 hours on 11/7/16. An officer contacted the victim and completed a report.
Officers responded to a call for service at the station. While they were inside, unknown suspects smashed the front windshield of their patrol car. There are no suspects and no witnesses came forward. The vehicle had to be towed to the Oakland Shops for repair.
Patrons reported that two males were involved in a dispute at Civic Center Station. The two men boarded a train and were detained at 16th Street Station. Officers determined that one of the males, who suffered a small cut to the back of his head, likely caused the injury to himself when he slipped going up the stairs. The second male was found to have two outstanding arrest warrants: $3,500 for theft from a person; and $2,500 for petty theft, both held by SFPD. A search incident to arrest revealed a small amount of suspected methamphetamine on the man's person. The male with the head injury was transported to SF General Hospital for treatment. The other man was arrested on his warrants and for possession of narcotics, and was booked at the SF County Jail.
Officers responded to the 16Th Street Station for a report of a battery on the station agent. Officers arrived and contacted a male who was identified by the agent. The male was determined to have a diminished capacity, was deaf and was intoxicated. The agent declined to make a citizens arrest. The male was transported to the hospital for alcohol poisoning.
Officers responded to the 16Th Street Station for a report of a person under a train. Emergency crews and BART Police arrived at the station and the person was declared deceased by S.F. Fire. The case is under investigation.
A male patron reported that he set his cell phone next to him on a platform bench and saw a male suspect take the phone. The victim challenged the suspect and demanded the phone back. The suspect then punched the victim in the face. The suspect ultimately dropped the phone and boarded a train, leaving the station. The victim suffered cuts to his lip, but declined medical attention. The suspect was described as a black male, about 30 years old, 6'1" tall, 220 pounds, wearing a black & white hat, black jacket, red checkered shirt and black pants. The victim recovered the phone from the platform.
A victim reported the theft of their blue Trek brand mountain bicycle, valued at $706.00, while it was U-locked at the station between 1800 and 2200 hours on 8/5/16. An officer responded and completed a report.
A male suspect threw a chair at the station agent, but did not strike the agent. Officers detained the man and ultimately arrested him for assault on a transit employee. The man was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the SF County Jail.
An adult male was the victim of an unprovoked attack while riding on a train between the 24th Street and 16th Street Stations. A group of three juveniles approached the victim from behind and one of the suspects struck the victim on the back of his neck with a fist or other hard object. The suspects then fled from the train and were not located. The suspects were described as four black males, 14-17 years old, all approximately 6 feet tall with a slim build, #1 wearing a red hoodie with blue shorts, #2 wearing an orange hoodie, #3 & 4 wearing dark clothing. Video evidence was requested. The victim was transported to SF General Hospital for treatment.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a $25,000 warrant for grand theft and another $25.000 warrant for burglary. The male was issued a warning citation for fare evasion before being booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the warrants.
A female victim initially reported having lacerated her right hand by falling on broken glass at the station. Upon being contacted by an officer, however, the victim reported that her boyfriend, who is homeless, had earlier lacerated her hand with a shard of glass as the two argued on the station’s platform level. The victim sustained a non-life threatening injury, but was transported to a local hospital for further medical treatment. The suspect was said to have fled aboard a train headed in an unknown direction, but is known to loiter in the station’s plaza area. Officers searched for the suspect, but were unable to locate him. The suspect is further described as follows: White male; 6’1” tall; 145 lbs.; brown hair & brown eyes; wearing blue jeans. An officer requested station video.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a Red women’s Fuji Newest 15spd bicycle) to the bike racks today at 1155 hours. The bicycle was secured with a U Lock. The victim returned at 1545 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $700.
Officers responded to the station on a report from the station agent, of a disturbance between a male and a female. It was reported that the female was in possession of a broken racquet and, was the aggressor. Upon arrival, officers detained the female suspect and the male. It was determined that the male and female are married, but the disturbance was verbal only. A records check on the female suspect revealed an outstanding Felony no bail warrant held by SFPD for possession of tear gas. A records check of the male also revealed an outstanding $15,000 warrant held by SFPD for narcotics violations. Both parties were placed under arrest for their respective warrants, and transported to the SF County Jail.
Officers detained an adult male suspect for fare evasion. A subsequent records check revealed the suspect had an outstanding no bail warrant held by SFPD for burglary. The warrant was confirmed and the suspect was placed under arrest for the warrant. The suspect was booked into the SF County Jail on the warrant, and also cited for fare evasion.
Officers responded to the 16th Street Station for a report of two males fighting. Officers located the males, separated them and a records check revealed one male had a 30K arrest warrant. The male was booked into the SF County jail on the warrant.
A victim reported the theft of their 10- Speed Men's Colnago Master Road Bicycle valued at $6,500, while it was cable locked at the station between 1200 and 1830 hours. An officer contacted the victim and completed a report.
Officers detained a male subject for trespassing on the track way’s “cat walk” between the Civic Center and 16th Street stations. The male was deemed unable to care for himself due to his mental health instability, and transported to the county hospital where he was placed on a psychiatric detention. As a result of this incident, train service was delayed approximately fifteen (15) minutes. TSOC notified (TSA #11-29692-15).
A patron called both SFPD and BART PD claiming that there was a subject on the platform who was armed with a gun. The patron additionally told this to the station agent. Officers responded and located the possible suspect and took him into custody without incident. The original reporting patron later recanted his story claiming that he never reported that the suspect in question was armed. The reporting patron was placed under arrest for filing a false police report and was booked into the SF County Jail. The suspect who was detained at gunpoint was released. A sergeant responded to conduct the use of force investigation and oversaw the arrest.
BART and San Francisco officers responded to the station regarding a male suspect who jumped onto the (#1) trackway and walked southbound. While walking on the trackway, however, the suspect used a cross passage door to enter the adjacent trackway (#2) and reversed his direction of travel as he headed back to the station. Further reports then indicated the suspect continued to use cross passage doors to alternate between the two trackways until he made his way back to the station where he was detained by San Francisco officers. BART officers and sergeants responded, and the suspect was then turned over to their custody. The suspect was determined to be a danger to himself due to mental health issues so he was transported to the county hospital where he was placed on a psychiatric hold. A sergeant performed inspections of the trackways and cross passage doors, but found nothing unusual. Due to this incident, train service was delayed for approximately 15 minutes. TSOC notified (TSA #-11-28920-15 )
Officers detained two suspects (a male and a female) for reportedly fighting at the station. While detained, both suspects were determined to be too intoxicated to care for themselves so the officers placed them under arrest for public intoxication. A wants/warrants check of the male suspect revealed an outstanding $5K warrant, held by San Francisco Police, for his arrest; the female suspect was “clear” of wants/warrants. A sergeant responded and approved the arrests. Both suspects were then booked into the county jail.
Officers responded to the station regarding the report of a female having pepper sprayed a male, who then pinned the female to the concourse floor. San Francisco Police officers responded as well and detained both individuals. BART officers arrived a short time later and determined, primarily through several independent witnesses, that the male was the victim and the female as the primary aggressor (suspect). The incident originated aboard a train when the suspect randomly yelled at other passengers, one of whom was the victim. Upon arriving at the station, both the victim and the suspect off boarded the train and the suspect confronted the victim soon thereafter. During this time, the suspect pushed, struck and bit the victim before pepper spraying his eyes. The victim then managed to pin the suspect to the floor and police were called. The suspect was placed under arrest for pepper spraying and battering the victim. A sergeant responded and approved the arrest. Paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital in order for him to receive medical attention for the following non-life threatening injuries sustained during the attack: Small laceration to the ring finger of his left hand as a result of being bitten; minor to moderate swelling to his forehead; and pepper spray exposure. A second paramedic unit transported the suspect to a local hospital for chest pain, which was unrelated to police action. After being medically cleared, the suspect will be issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail for assault with a caustic chemical and battering a transit passenger (per the victim’s citizen’s arrest). Train and station video was requested.
The station agent called to report an adult male panhandling in the station. An officer contacted the male and discovered that he had a $40,000 warrant for violation of a court order. No one wished to make a complaint to the panhandling, so the male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the warrant.