An off-duty SFPD officer called to report an intoxicated male in the station. Responding officers located the male in question and determined that he was intoxicated and could not care for his own safety. The male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for Public Intoxication.
The victim was approaching the southeast stairwell to exit the station when two suspects approached him at the base of the stairs. One of the suspects pulled out a knife and placed it to the victim's ribs. The suspects walked the victim from the base of the stairs to the elevator area inside the station. The suspects had the victim kneel down as they rifled through his pockets and backpack. The suspects took the victim's iPhone 4s and exited the station on foot. The suspects were described as: S#1 - BM, 27-30 yrs., wearing a blk jacket and blue jeans. S#2 - BM, 27-30 yrs., wearing a blk hoodie and blue jeans. They victim was not injured and can ID the suspects. Video surveillance was requested.
Officers made contact with an adult male for smoking in the station. A records check revealed a $15,000 warrant for grand theft. The suspect was debriefed by the zone sergeant regarding BART related crimes before being booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the warrant. He was also cited for smoking in the station.
A victim reported her blue Terry 18-speed bicycle was taken between 0930 and 1630 hours. The bike was locked using both a U-shaped lock and cable lock. The bike is valued at $500. The bike had a milk crate secured to the rear fender.
Officers responded to the 16th St. station on a report of a battery in progress on the platform. Upon the arrival of officers, the station agent advised that the suspect took an i-Phone from the victim while on the platform and ran to the concourse level of the station. A good Samaritan intervened and attempted to stop the suspect. The suspect punched the Samaritan and ran back down to the platform. Officers went to the platform and were advised by a train operator that the suspect jumped onto the track way and ran through the bore towards the 24th St. station. The suspect was apprehended by officers without incident. The suspect was positively identified by the victim and the Samaritan. The suspect was in possession of the victim's i-Phone when he was arrested. The victim was not injured and the Samaritan complained of pain only. The zone detective responded to interview the suspect who confessed to the crime. The suspect was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for robbery, battery and interfering with railroad operations. Trains were held for approximately 7 minutes.
A woman reported that a man had possibly removed her wallet from her open purse aboard the street elevator. The suspect left towards the platform. (suspect description: B-M, black hat with red stripe, black clothes; accompanied by a B-F pushing a baby stroller containing a two-year-old child)
Officers conducting a patrol check of the station plaza observed a male suspect in possession of apparent narcotics in open view. The substance was later determined to be methamphetamine. The man was arrested and booked at San Francisco County Jail for possession of narcotics.
The station agent and patrons reported that an intoxicated man had fallen into the trackway. Patrons helped the man back onto the platform. The man’s 6-year-old son was also on the platform, and was supposed to be under his father’s supervision. The child was turned over to his mother, who arrived on scene after a telephone call from one of the patrons. The man was arrested for public intoxication and child endangerment. He was booked into the San Francisco Jail after being medically cleared. A sergeant unsuccessfully tried to debrief the suspect, who was too intoxicated to speak coherently.
A patron reported a credit card that was stolen from her vehicle at Golden Gate Park earlier in the day was used to buy $43.00 worth of tickets at the station at approximately 1229 hours. Video Hotline notified. 1204-3768 L12.
While on patrol at the station, an officer witnessed a subject attempting to steal a green Mongoose bicycle from the bike rack. The subject was detained for attempted theft of the bicycle. Upon further investigation, the subject was arrested for burglary, attempted theft, and possession of burglary tools. Detectives notified. 1204-3644 L12.
A patron reported a fight on a San Francisco Airport bound train. An injured male left the station and went up to the 16th St. Plaza. Upon Officer Gorton and Sgt. Fuengs arrival they contacted the victim. He was being tended to by medics. He stated he had been struck in the face by three males who also took his wallet while on a San Francisco Airport bound train. He described the suspects as two Hispanic males and a black male. The victim became uncooperative and refused to provide any more information. Pictures were taken of the victims injuries.
A patron called to report that at 0745 hours she was on the train at 16th Street when a Hispanic male (30's, stocky build, 5'10"-6', wearing a dark jacket over a black hooded sweatshirt) grabbed her iPhone 4 from her hand and fled the train. The victim remained on the train. She does not have tracking activated on the phone. The investigating officer will request train car and station video.
Officers conducted a welfare check on a man who was lying on the platform and had apparently vomited. The suspect, who had been drinking, was found to have an outstanding no-bail Berkeley theft warrant. The suspect was arrested on the warrant, debriefed by a sergeant, and booked into the San Francisco Jail.
A train operator reported to central that they saw a male in the tunnel between Civic Center and 16th/Mission Street Station. A second train through the area located the male and stopped to have him board the train. Dispatch was then notified that a male had been picked up from the trackway and was on the southbound train. Officers planned to intercept the train at Daly City Station, but the suspect off-boarded at Balboa Park Station. Officers responded to Balboa Park Station and located a male at the station who matched the description given. A records check revealed an outstanding parole violation warrant. The suspect was taken into custody for the warrant and transported to the Powell Street facility to be debriefed by the zone sergeant and to do an in-field identification/citizen's arrest by the reporting train operator. The suspect told the zone sergeant that he had become tired of waiting for the train and decided to walk through the tunnel to Civic Center Station. The train operator arrived and said that she was unable to identify the suspect as the same person that she picked up in the tunnel. The suspect was booked into San Francisco County Jail for the warrant. TSOC was notified.
A patron reported that an unknown suspect attempted to walk away with his four year old daughter who had been standing in the plaza area with the child's mother. The mother and a bystander stopped the suspect from leaving with the child but the suspect then walked away. The suspect was described as an Asian female carrying a cream colored shoulder bag (no further description). The incident was 30 to 45 minutes cold before the police were notified and an area search did not locate the suspect. The San Francisco police department was notified, but they did not have any similar incidents or locate the suspect. The officer investigating the incident requested that surveillance video from the station be reviewed to locate any record of the incident.
A victim reported to police that her cellular phone was taken from her while she was on a Pittsburg bound train at the 16th Street Station in San Francisco. The victim, who made the report at the Powell Street Station, said a witness told her a man had taken her white Apple 8GB iPhone 4 from her purse while it was on her shoulder. The victim could not identify the suspect, who off-boarded the train and fled in an unknown direction. 1201-3326 L12.
Officers contacted a male suspect for selling goods without a permit in the 16th Street BART plaza at street-level. Upon a records check, the suspect had a felony arrest warrant, no bail, out of the CDCR. The suspect was arrested and booked on the warrant.
Officers on routine patrol saw a male suspect sitting on the platform stairs with suspected narcotics in plain view. Officers detained the man and determined the suspected narcotics were small packages of cocaine. Record checks revealed the suspect also had an outstanding $10,000 arrest warrant from San Francisco County charging theft. The male was arrested and booked at San Francisco County Jail for possession of narcotics and his outstanding warrant.
A female called to report that a male had taken her purse at the 16th Street Station. The victim's purse was on the seat next to her when the male (described as a black male, 20's, 5'9"-5'10", wearing blue jeans and a black hoodie) grabbed the purse and ran out of the train. The victim followed and saw the male exit the station into the west plaza. Other citizens nearby reported seeing the make rifle through the purse and then flee the scene on foot. The purse and most of its contents were located on the ground nearby and returned to the victim. The missing items were cash and a cell phone. The victim was not injured.
A man reported that at approximately 1630 hrs., a male suspect tried to rob him of his camera. As the victim was entering the east side of the station, the suspect punched him on the shoulder, called him a derogatory name, and unsuccessfully tried to grab the victim’s camera. The suspect then left the station. (suspect description: H-M, 25 years old, 5-10, short hair, gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans)
Officers contacted a man who, according to the station agent, had been threatening and insulting patrons. The suspect was found to have a Calif. Dept. of Corrections parole violation warrant. The suspect was arrested on the warrant and placed under citizen’s arrest by the station agent for disturbing the peace. At one point, the suspect attempted to kick the officers and flee. A sergeant attempted to debrief the suspect, who declined to speak to him. The suspect was booked at the San Francisco Jail for the warrant, disturbing the peace, and for resisting arrest.
Officers saw a man smoking marijuana in the 16th St. BART Station Plaza. A warrant check located an outstanding felony Possession of a Controlled Substance FTA warrant out of Sacramento County. The suspect was booked at the San Francisco County Jail for the outstanding warrant. – 1112-1190 – 1314 hours
Officers on patrol in the station plaza contacted a female suspect for possessing an open container of alcohol. Record checks revealed an outstanding $10,000 arrest warrant out of San Francisco County, charging burglary. She was arrested without incident and booked at San Francisco County Jail on her warrant and for the open container.
Officers patrolling the plaza area watched a hand to hand transaction and tried to detain one of the parties. The male tried to walk away and had to be restrained. A search revealed a crack pipe and crack cocaine in his possession. The male was debriefed regarding his knowledge of BART related crimes before being booked into the San Francisco Jail for the possession charges.
A female victim reported a male suspect grabbed her buttocks and waist area from behind, while she was descending the Westside stairway leading into the station. The suspect then fled to street-level. The victim does not know the suspect, but she can identify him. The victim stated she believed the suspect was “on drugs.” Suspect description: BM, 6-00, 30’s, blk beanie, white jersey shrt, blk jacket. The victim was not injured during this incident. Officers responded to the station and conducted an area search, but were unable to located the suspect.