A patron report that his bike was stolen from the 24th street Station on 9/7/12 between 09:00 and 20:00. The bike was described as a Gary Fisher mountain bike and it had been secured at the bike racks in the paid area of the station with a cable and padlock.
The station agent called to report a male sleeping on the platform. Officers responded and made contact with the male. A records check revealed a no bail warrant for indecent exposure and two small infraction warrants. The male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the warrants.
An Officer saw a female that he knew had a prohibition order excluding her from using BART. The female was also in the transit system without a ticket. The female was clear of warrants and Dispatch confirmed the prohibition order was valid. The female was issued a citation for fare evasion and for violation of the prohibition order. She signed both citations and was released.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a man panhandling near the ticket machines. When the officers contacted the person, he began running from the officers and a short pursuit ensued. After a brief struggle, the person was placed into custody for resisting arrest. The person was booked into San Francisco jail after receiving medical clearance from complaining of injuries he received after falling down while running from the officers.
A victim boarded video car # 2546 at the Montgomery station. She was sitting by the doors when a Black male (5-10, tin, long dreads) snatched the phone from her and fled the train at the Civic Center Station. Loss was an I-Phone 4, valued at $500.00.
A female patron was robbed of her iPhone 4s while sitting on a train that was on the platform with the doors open. The suspect (BM, 20's, 5'11, 160, wearing a black North face jacket, dark blue jeans)who was standing on the platform reached into the train, slapped the female on the face, and took her cell phone from her hands. The suspect then fled out of the station. The victim did not sustain any injury as a result of being hit. An area search was conducted, with negative results.
A male was reportedly exposing himself in the station. Officers responded and determined that the male was intoxicated and unable to care for himself. The male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for Public Intoxication.
A victim reported that her iPhone was removed from her backpack. She believes this occurred while on the escalator to the platform when a male forced his way past her. At the time she believes he was trying to get into her backpack.
A BART Officer contacted an adult male victim at the 24th St. Station agent’s booth. The victim reported being sprayed in the face with pepper spray from an adult male suspect, (WMA, 45 years old, wearing a black T-shirt). The victim said he was on a Richmond bound train stopped at the station when the suspect assaulted him, and snatched his I-phone from his hand. The suspect was last seen by witnesses running up the escalator to the plaza. The suspect was not located. The victim received treatment at the station for the exposure to pepper spray but refused medical. The video hotline was notified for possible video evidence.
A patron reported their iPhone 4 was snatched from their hand while they were seated on a Pittsburg bound train. The suspect, who was described only as a black male with a dark complexion, reached across the victim's lap and grabbed the phone. He then fled on foot to the street in an unknown direction. The victim did not get a good look at the suspect and would not be able to recognize him. The victim was not injured.
Two victims had their iPhones grabbed by two suspects as the train pulled into the station. One of the suspects was able to grab the phone from one victim and run off of the train. As the other suspect grabbed his victim's phone, the victim tried to hang onto the phone and the suspect sprayed an unknown aerosol in the victim's face. The second suspect was also able to flee the area. Two other male suspects, who were standing by, ran off of the train with the two who had taken the phones. All four suspects were described as Black males, 20-30 years. One was wearing a green windbreaker and the other three were in dark clothing. Train can and station video is being requested. Officers are in the process of determining if the phones can be tracked. The victim sprayed with the unknown substance, was transported for medical treatment.
A patron reported that his iPhone was snatched from his hand while he was aboard the train. The victim could only describe the suspect as wearing a black hoodie and black jeans. Train car and station video has been requested. The phone was not able to be tracked.
A patron reported the theft of his dark blue Trek 7200, 18-speed bicycle. He locked it to the fence in the east plaza (street level) with a cable lock at 1005 hours. When he returned at 1150 hours, the bike and lock were gone.
A patron reported the theft of their white iPhone 4s with a white and blue case which occurred on 6/17/12. The victim placed their phone on a bench as they were looking at a schedule. When he returned to the bench, his phone was gone. The victim was able to provide a serial number for the phone which was entered into APS.
A woman reported that a male suspect took her purse in the plaza near the elevator. When she tried to take it back, the suspect struck the right side of her head with his palm, then fled on foot towards 25th St. Officers responded and conducted an unsuccessful area search for the suspect. (suspect description: B-M, 30’s, tall, thin, grey zip-up hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans).
A patron reported her cell phone was grabbed from her hand by a man while they were on a Richmond bound train at the Glen Park Station. The suspect off boarded the train at the Glen Park Station and fled out of the station. The victim reported the crime when she arrived at the 24th Street Station.
Officers conducted a probation search at the residence of the person arrested for burglary and bicycle theft earlier today. They located seven bicycle frames inside the residence, which were seized as evidence. The inviestigation continues.
Suspect was seen by the Station Agent using tools to defeat the lock to a bicycle. Suspect was seen taking a bicycle and boarding a Daly City bound train. He was seen off-boarding the train, via camera in dispatch, at the Balboa Park Station. Suspect fare evaded to exit with a bicycle. He was detained by officers. He had an outstanding fare evasion warrant and is on probation. The suspect was positively identified by the Station Agent as the bicycle thief and arrested for the warrant.
An officer recognized a subject pictured in a BOLO flyer prepared by BART PD detectives. The subject had been arrested for metal theft by this department and detectives learned the man had two outstanding warrants. The officer recognized the man and detained him as he passed through the station. Record checks revealed two no-bail arrest warrants, held by San Francisco PD, for grand theft and burglary. The man was arrested and booked at San Francisco County Jail.
The station agent reported that her employee locker, and that of another employee, had been broken into. The lockers are located within a locked employee bathroom in the station. There was no damage to the bathroom door. The locking mechanisms to the locker doors had been cut. Individual combination locks were still attached to tabs connected to the locker-door locking mechanisms. BART property and personal property were missing from the station agent's locker. The loss from the other locker has not yet been determined. The investigating officer took photographs and processed the scene for evidence. The burglary occurred sometime during the last three weeks.
A female suspect stabbed a male victim in the side on the platform. Both suspect and victim came to the agent’s booth to report the crime then fled. They were both located on Mission Blvd between 24th and 25 streets. The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital. The station was closed down at 0443 hours as a crime scene. The station was re-opened at 0524. Detectives and an I.D. Tech responded to the scene. The investigation is on-going.
A male suspectapparently jumped down onto the southbound track way and was waiting for an on-coming train to enter the station. A train did, but was able to stop before reaching the suspect who was mid-platform. Power to the electric third rail was cut-off by BART Central. Radio communication was down in the area, making it difficult to communicate with BART personnel on-scene. The suspect could be seen on closed-circuit video, pacing back and forth on the track way and directly in front of the train. SFPD was contacted and they also received numerous 911 calls regarding the situation, and sent a group of officers to the scene. Several SFPD officers jump down onto the track way and physically moved the subject to the platform. It was determined the suspect may have mental issues and was a danger to himself, and he was subsequently detained for psychiatric evaluation. BART PD records show two prior contacts for the same type of action by the suspect earlier this year (Case #1202-0881 and #1202-1348), with the subject being detained for psychiatric evaluation in both cases. Trains were delayed for 22 minutes.
A patron called to report the theft of his backpack. The victim was sitting on a bench, waiting for his train on the platform when he placed his bag on the bench behind him. When he looked back for his bag, it was gone. He was unable to provide any suspect information. The bag contained was his wallet, identification and his laptop. Responding officers will request video retrieval to see if the crime was captured on video.