Patrons on a Daly City bound train reported a male suspect who was holding a hammer and threatening to beat up patrons on the train. Officers intercepted the train at 24th Street Station and detained the suspect. The object in the man's hand was actually the handle from the man's suitcase. Officers determined that no battery occurred. The man was arrested for making criminal threats. He was issued a prohibition order before being booked at the San Francisco County Jail for criminal threats.
BART officers and a sergeant responded to a report of a subject laying face-down with blood around him in the west plaza area. San Francisco PD and EMS also received similar reports. EMS and SFPD officers arrived first and determined that the subject (determined to be a female) suffered from stab wounds. Further investigation into the matter revealed that blood was additionally found in a nearby alley and that SFPD had a male subject detained in that same alley. SFPD investigators arrived and took over the investigation. BART PD officers assisted by maintaining initial crime scene security in the plaza area and by canvassing for potential witnesses. The wounds that the victim suffered were later determined to appear non-life threatening.
Officers observed a male fare evade to exit the 24th Street Station. Officers detained the male and he attempted to conceal his identity by providing the officers with a false name. Officers obtained his identification and a warrant/records check revealed the male had a $1,000.00 warrant for possession of counterfeit bills issued by El Dorado County. The male was placed under arrest and searched. The male had several counterfeit bills in his possession. The male was booked at the San Francisco County Jail on the warrant, providing false id to a police officer, possession of counterfeit bills.
Two victims reported that they locked their bicycles (2 Panama Jack Cruiser bicycles, unknown serial numbers) to the bike racks today at 1000 hours. The bicycles were secured with cable locks. The victims returned at 1500 hours to find their bicycles gone. The estimated value of the bikes was $196 each.
A patron reported that her iPhone 5 was stolen from her bag while she was on the platform. The suspect sat next to the victim and snatched the phone, before boarding the Fremont bound train. The victim contacted officers at 16th Street Station. The Fremont train was checked in Oakland, but the suspect was not on board. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 5'8" tall, wearing a black beanie, a white tee shirt, black pants and black and orange shoes. There was a delay in tracking the phone, but it was last located near Civic Center Station. Officers checked Civic Center with the victim, but were unable to locate the suspect or the phone.
A patron was pushed from behind and then had their hat taken by a robbery suspect. The suspect was issued a prohibition order. A Sgt approved the arrest and interviewed the suspect. The suspect was booked into the San Francisco County Jail.
Officers responded to the station’s east plaza area regarding a local resident’s complaint of subjects drinking and playing loud music. While there, the officers observed a female subject drinking from a half-full (glass) bottle of liquor. The officers contacted the subject and attempted to retrieve the bottle of alcohol, for officer safety, from the subject. The subject, however, physically resisted the officers’ attempts and a struggle ensued. The officers finally managed to handcuff the subject and placed her under arrest for possessing an open container of alcohol, public intoxication and resisting arrest. A sergeant responded to the scene, approved the arrest, debriefed the subject and performed the use of force investigation. Subsequently, the subject was booked into the county jail for the listed violations. One officer sustained a minor injury during the struggle, which did not require immediate medical attention; and the subject was not injured.
Officers detained a subject for selling BART tickets without a permit. During the detention, the subject ran from officers but was arrested a short time later without further incident and/or use of force. A search of the subject incident to the arrest revealed he was in possession of altered BART tickets, in addition to having an active BART stay away order. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. Subsequently, the subject was booked into the county jail for possessing the altered BART tickets, delaying the officers and for violating the stay away order.
The station agent called for a welfare check on a male who was sleeping in the station. Officers determined that the male was able to care for himself, but a records check revealed a $10,000 warrant for violation of a domestic violence court order, trespassing and vandalism. The male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the warrant.
Officers observed a subject creating a disturbance while in the Plaza area of the station and contacted him. The officers determined he was unable to care for himself due to his level of alcohol intoxication and placed him under arrest. A warrants check revealed the subject was also wanted on an outstanding fare evasion warrant, issued by San Francisco Police Department, with a bail amount of $911. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. The subject was then booked into the county jail for public intoxication and the outstanding warrant.
SFPD advised that a parental abduction had occurred near the 24th Street Station. It was reported that the father had abducted the child and had fled towards the station. At 1734 hours, a station agent reported that SFPD units were inside the station and were searching a train that was on the platform for the suspect. Additional SFPD units responded to the 16th Street Station and started searching trains at that station. BART officers and a sergeant responded to the stations to assist. SFPD requested additional trains to be searched at Civic Center and Powell Street. At 1756 hours, all trains were released after a 22 minute delay. Train service was restored and the suspect was not located inside the BART system.
2/26/14 !632 hrs The ISRC was advised by SFPD Dispatch that their officers chased a robbery suspect into the 24Th Street Station and the suspect had fled down trackway #2 towards the 16Th Street Station. BART Officers responded to assist and power was cut to trackway #2. It was reported that the suspect crossed over to trackway #1 and power was immediately cut to trackckway #1. BART Officers arrived and trains were used to conducted a search of both trackways. The area was cleared and train service was restored. Officers were not able to locate the suspect and it appears he was able to escape. Trains were delayed in both directions for approximately 45 minutes. It was later determined the suspect was armed with a weapon.
Two sergeants and an officer were on patrol of the 24th Street Station when a victim of a phone theft contacted them. Suspect was described as a male wearing a dark hoodie and possibly fled to the train platform. Officers located the suspect on the platform and attempted to take him into custody but he fled from the officers. After a short foot chase, the suspect was stopped in the plaza and was taken into custody at gun point. The victim's cell phone was recovered and the victim identified the male that was detained as the person that took her cell phone from her. A records/warrant check showed the suspect was clear of warrants but has prior history of theft. The suspect admitted to the theft and gave a full confession. A lieutenant responded to approve the use of force and to approve the arrest. The male was booked at the San Francisco Jail.
A patron on the Milbrae train reported that a Hispanic couple was involved in a heated verbal argument. The couple off-boarded at 24th Street Station and witnesses reported that the fight had become physical. The couple could be seen on camera pushing each other and swinging their fists at each other. Trains were held while officers responded. Both parties were taken into custody without incident. The investigation revealed that the couple was involved in a dating relationship and that the physical fight was mutual. Neither party was injured. Both parties were arrested. An Emergency Protective Order was obtained for the female. The male declined. Both suspects were issued prohibition orders before being booked at the San Francisco County Jail for misdemeanor domestic violence.
An officer responded to a report of two men involved in a verbal altercation near the fare gates. A witness reported one of the parties, who was in a wheelchair, pulled out scissors and pointed it toward the other male in a threatening manner. The suspect was placed under citizen’s arrest for brandishing a weapon. A sergeant arrived at the scene, and medical attention was requested for the suspect. Due to medical reasons, the suspect was eventually cited for brandishing a weapon and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
A victim reported the theft of their Magna 18-speed bike from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a U-lock and a cable lock on 12/5 at 1200 hours and when the victim returned on 12/12 at 1045 hours, the bike and locks were gone.
A warrant check on a person detained for fare evasion revealed an outstanding $10,000 arrest warrant out of BART for narcotics, and a $5,000 arrest warrant out of Pinole for driving while intoxicated. The subject was cited for fare evasion and placed under arrest for the warrants. There were no injuries and a sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest.
A victim reported via phone that they locked their bicycle (a black Lines men’s road bicycle, unknown model or serial number) to the paid area bike racks on 11/29/13, at 1200 hours. The bicycle was secured with U-lock. The victim returned today, at 0700 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $350.
A patron reported that their electric blue Schwinn Beach Cruiser bike was stolen from the racks inside the paid area of the station between 1400-1545 hours. The victim secured the bike with a cable lock.
Dispatch received a report of a male subject who may have attempted to take a baby from a female while she was in the elevator of the 24th Street Station. Officers responded and detained the male near the station. The woman did not know the male. The baby was not injured in the incident. The victim positively identified the male that was detained by officers as the male who committed a battery against her and who had held onto her without her consent. Detectives were advised and interviewed the suspect. Video was also requested. During the investigation and interview, it was determined that there was insufficient evidence to charge the suspect with attempted kidnapping. However, the suspect was arrested for false imprisonment and misdemeanor battery and is to be booked into the SF County Jail. A sergeant was on scene to approve the arrest.
Officers responded to a report that a person jumped into the construction site located in the plaza area, and was taking shovels and other tools from the site. San Francisco Police detained a person walking with tools and wheelbarrow away from the area, who was positively identified by a witness as the person who entered the fenced area The suspect was placed under arrest for burglary. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and interview the suspect, who was uncooperative.