The station agent called the ISRC/BART police dispatch to report having heard shots fired at street level, in the west plaza. A man who had been shot in the foot entered the station from the plaza, then exited the station shortly thereafter. According to a witness, four or five men had been in a fight on the street or sidewalk adjacent to the west plaza. One man then fired a gun multiple times in the plaza. Three men were apparently hit by the gunfire. Paramedics removed one wounded man from the plaza. The other wounded men were located on nearby streets. The injured men were transported to the hospital. No suspects are in custody at this time. San Francisco police and BART police are currently on scene and investigating this crime.
BART Officers contacted a subject for having an open container of alcohol in public at the 16th St. Station. A subsequent records check revealed the suspect had a $20,000 warrant for petty theft. The suspect was arrested for the warrant and booked at the San Francisco Jail. The suspect was not cited for having an open container.
The station agent reported 10 males involved in a fight on the platform and one was reportedly in possession of a knife. One of the involved males jumped down on the trackway as a train was approaching the station. Trains were held out of the station as the male stood on the trackway. SFPD officers arrived and took the suspect off of the trackway and into custody. It was determined that the male on the trackway had struck a female in the face with a glass bottle on a nearby street. Numerous male witnesses chased him into the station in an attempt to detain him, but he jumped onto the trackway. SFPD is conducting the investigation as the assault occurred in their jurisdiction. SFPD determined that the suspect is currently on parole for assault with a deadly weapon. Trains were delayed for approximately 9 minutes before officers arrived and detained the suspect.
A man ran to the station agent requesting medical assistance and stating the trombone player upstairs wanted to harm him. The man sought protection by trying to lock himself in the station agent’s booth, and inadvertently brushed the agent’s arm while trying to get into the booth. Officers arrived at the scene and detained the subject. The subject, on parole for drug activity, told the officers he had taken the drug Ecstasy earlier in the day. The subject was transported to San Francisco General Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. The station agent, who was not injured but traumatized by the incident, was transported by her supervisor to St. Luke’s Hospital for evaluation. 1109-3305 L12.
Officers contacted a suspect for fare evasion at the station. Upon a records check, the suspect had two outstanding felony warrants for burglary/theft and narcotics possession. The suspect was arrested and booked on the warrants, and cite for fare evasion.
A patron/victim reported to the station agent at 24th Street station that he was robbed of his iPod on the train and the suspect off boarded the train at the 16th Street station. The suspect brandished a knife-like weapon and took the iPod. The suspect description is: BM, 18-20, dark complexion, bald, clean shaven, wearing a white striped jacket and baggy jeans. BART officers responded to the call and SFPD was advised on the incident. CCTV was checked immediately, but UTL any suspect.
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.