Officers responded to the 19th street Station for a male that refused to leave the station after it closed. Officers contacted the male who was asleep on Platform 2 and he had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breathe. The male was unsteady on his feet and was unable to care for himself. The officers placed the male under arrest for public intoxication and he was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.
Patrons reported a male in the station who was waving a broom at people. Officers arrived and attempted to make contact with the male. He refused their attempts to contact him by walking away and not obeying their commands. Eventually, the male cooperated and was detained without incident. No one wished to make a complaint, so the male was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for resisting arrest.
A female patron reported that a suspect snatched her iPhone 5 from her hand while on the platform. The suspect fled out the south end of the station. The suspect was described as a black male, 25-30, 5’7” tall, with braids, wearing an orange shirt and carrying a blue bucket. Officers responded and searched the area for the suspect and located a possible on the street level. During the investigation, the officers located the victim’s phone on the suspect’s person. Detectives were notified and interviewed the suspect. The officers were unable to contact the victim, who had since left the scene. The suspect was booked into the North County Jail for possession of stolen property and probation violation.
A victim reported that while aboard a Richmond bound train a white male suspect punched him in the face with a closed fist and pepper sprayed him. The suspect then took $320 in cash from the victim and fled aboard what was later determined to be a Pittsburg bound train. Officers performed a search for the suspect, but were unable to locate him. Paramedics treated the victim for the pepper spray exposure at the scene. The victim further described the suspect as appearing to be in his mid-20’s, 5’8” tall, and wearing black skinny jeans. The investigating officer requested train and station video.
An officer noticed an adult male sleeping on the platform and contacted him to conduct a welfare check. A records check revealed a $10,000 warrant for theft. The male was found to be in the system without a ticket, so he was cited for fare evasion and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for the warrant.
Patrons reported that a male suspect was panhandling on the concourse. Officers responded and detained the suspect. Record checks showed that the suspect had an outstanding $10,000 arrest warrant for violation of a domestic violence restraining order, held by Pleasanton PD. There was no complainant for the panhandling violation. The suspect was arrested on his warrant and was booked at Glenn Dyer Jail.
A victim reported that while aboard a Pittsburg bound train at the station, a Black male snatched her white iPhone 6 from her hands and then fled aboard a Richmond bound train, which was boarding passengers on the opposite side of the platform. Officers searched for the suspect on the Richmond line, but were unable to locate the suspect. The victim, who was not injured during the theft, further described the suspect as: 18-19 years of age; 6’1” tall; 170 lbs.; short black hair; wearing a black baseball-style cap, dark sweatshirt, and white cargo shorts with leather patches attached. Station video was requested by the investigating officer.
A male suspect took money from a musician who was playing on the concourse of the 19th Street Station. Responding officers and a sergeant located the male. After a foot pursuit, the sergeant attempted to place the male arrest but the male resisted and attempted to get away. The sergeant restrained the male against the ground so he could place him into handcuffs. After the struggle, the male spit on the sergeant. The victim refused to identify the suspect or seek charges. The male was identified as a juvenile and officers are working to locate the suspects parents.
Officers responded to a report of a subject who was lying on the floor, possibly intoxicated. The officers arrived, located the subject, and determined he was intoxicated. The subject was arrested and booked into the North County Jail for public intoxication.
Officers were advised of a report of a security guard struggling with someone on the street level of the station. The security guard contacted the officers and advised he was being chased by a subject with a knife. The officers were able to locate the subject in question (Roberson, Kevin, 7/1/63) who had a closed folding knife in his hand. The officers were able to take him into custody without incident. The case was turned over to the Oakland Police Department since it occurred in their jurisdiction.
An officer conducted a welfare check on an individual. A wants check revealed that the subject had a no bail misdemeanor warrant charging domestic battery issued from the Alameda Police Department. The subject was arrested and booked into the North Jail for his warrant.
An adult male was arrested for violating a domestic violence restraining order which prohibited the suspect from contacting the protected person. The suspect was arrested and booked for the violation. The protected person was not injured.
A patron reported that their red GT 4000 12-speed road bike was stolen from the racks in the paid area between 2/25/15 at 0900 hours to today at 1545 hours. The victim secured the bike with a chain and padlock.
A citizen called in a dispute between a male and female at the corner of 9th St/Oak St, near the Lake Merritt Station. An officer arrived and contacted the male half. The female had left the area. The male was detained and lied about his identity. Eventually, officers were able to determine his true identity and discovered that he had a $25,000 warrant for domestic violence. The female returned to the scene, but was uncooperative. She did not appear to have any injuries and did not want police involvement. The male was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the warrant and for providing false identifying information to officers.
Officers responded to investigate a report from the UC Berkeley Police Department that a bicycle had just been stolen from their jurisdiction and was now on a BART train. The train was held at the 19th Street Station and a suspect was located with the stolen bicycle. The suspect was identified and it was determined that he was also wanted for a felony arrest warrant. The suspect and bicycle were turned over to UC Berkeley PD.
A patron reported that there was a white male passed out on the Fremont platform. Officers responded to check the man's welfare and learned that he had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for narcotics violations, held by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. The man was arrested and booked at Santa Rita Jail.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a blue Univega road bicycle) to the bike racks on 1/23/15 at 2230 hours. The bicycle was secured with kryptonite U-lock. The victim returned on 1/25/15 at 1200 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $350.
A victim reported that he parked his vehicle on Snell St. and was on his way to work when he saw a male subject enter his vehicle and attempt to steal it. Officers and a sergeant responded. The suspect attempted to flee on foot when he saw officers arrive but was eventually taken into custody without incident. The victim positively identified the suspect. The suspect, who was uncooperative, was booked into the North County Jail for attempted auto theft, resisting arrest, and violation of probation. A sergeant was on scene to approve the arrest and conduct a use of force investigation.
While off-duty, a sergeant was advised of a disturbance occurring in the parking lot of a church. the sergeant checked on the disturbance and observed multiple males and females in both verbal and physical altercation. At one point, he observed one of the subjects punch a church security guard who was trying to break up the fight. The sergeant used physical force in an attempt to restrain this subject, but the subject resisted and made verbal threats. Oakland police officers arrived and were able to detain the involved parties. It turned out that the altercation was domestic in nature and the subjects were turned over to the Oakland Police for further investigation. The sergeant received minor injuries as a result of the incident. A lieutenant responded to conduct a use of force investigation.
Officers responded to the main entrance area of the Metropolitan Transit Commission building regarding a strong arm robbery which had just occurred. The victim, who suffered injuries to his face and arms, stated an adult Black male forcibly took his wrist watch and fled in a green, possibly Ford Windstar or Dodge Chrysler, van toward downtown. The victim was able to provide the suspect vehicle’s partial plate numbers of 162, and further described the suspect as follows: mid-20s; wearing black pants with multiple pockets and a red shirt. A search of the area for the suspect’s vehicle ended unsuccessfully, and Oakland Police officers arrived to take over the investigation. The victim was eventually transported to a local hospital.