While at the station checking a Pittsburg bound train on an unrelated call for service, two officers were contacted by a reporting party who stated that a man had just gotten off that train who had a gun in his waistband. The suspect was described as a black male in his 50's, wearing a black beanie and a black jacket. The man was last seen walking toward the concourse. Officers searched the station and surrounding area, with negative results. There was no impact on service. TSOC notified.
While investigating the report of a male suspect yelling at, and threatening the train operator of a Richmond bound train, officers were directed to the suspect by a female patron who complained the suspect had threatened her as well. The officers then detained the suspect and determined he was a danger to himself and others due to mental health issues. As the officers attempted to restrain the suspect, however, he physically resisted their efforts. At this point officers used a minimal amount of physical force to restrain the suspect and summoned paramedics to the station. The suspect was eventually transported to the county’s psychiatric pavilion where he was placed on a psychiatric detention. As the train operator and the patron did not wish to pursue criminal complaints against him, no police hold was placed on the suspect. No injuries were sustained by officers or the suspect. A sergeant responded to perform the use of force investigation.
Officers responded to the 19th Street Station for a report of a male assaulting a female. Officers arrived on scene and attempted to restrain the male and place him into handcuffs, but he began resisting the officers, Force was used to place the male in handcuffs. During the investigation, officers learned the male and female were in a dating relationship. The victim denied knowing the male and told officers there was no physical contact. The female declined a temporary restraining order and did not want information regarding victim's assistance. The male was placed under arrest for domestic violence, was issued a prohibition order and was booked at Glen Dyer Jail.
A victim reported the theft of their navy blue 18 speed road bike (unknown make or model), valued at $700.00, while cable locked at the station between 0600 and 2130 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
A victim reported that while in a station stairwell, and walking from one platform to another, she was approached from behind by a Black male suspect who directed a lewd comment at her. When the victim objected to his comment, the suspect punched the victim about the face and she fell to the floor. The suspect then kicked the victim, took her gold colored iPhone 6, and fled from the station via the 17th and Telegraph Ave. exit. Officers unsuccessfully searched for the suspect, and were unable to track the phone. The victim, who declined medical attention and had no visible injuries, further described the suspect as: 25 – 35 years of age; 5’6” tall; 150 lbs.; with short braided hair; and wearing a white shirt and black jeans. The primary officer requested station video.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he has a court ordered curfew from 10pm-6am. The male was issued a citation for fare evasion before being booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the court order violation.
A Critical Asset Patrol Officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a no bail warrant for DUI. The male was cited for fare evasion and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the warrant.
Officers responded to a report of a suspicious person on board a train sweating profusely and carrying a knife. There was no report that the suspect was threatening anyone. The officers arrived and off-boarded the suspect in question and a wants check revealed that the subject had a misdemeanor $5k warrant charging theft. Further investigation revealed that the suspect was also intoxicated. The suspect was on parole and a condition of the parole was that he was not to possess any knife with a blade over 2 inches. The suspect was arrested and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for his warrant, parole violation, false identification to a peace officer, and public intoxication.
Patrons reported an intoxicated male with a child on the platform. Officers contacted the male and determined that he was too intoxicated to care for himself. The male was accompanied by his 11 year old son. The male was booked into the Santa Rita Jail for public intoxication and child endangerment. The boy was turned over to his mother.
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.