Officers responded to the Ashby Station to investigate a report of a battery. Christopher Lay (27 years old, Oakland) and his girlfriend were contacted at the corner of Ashby and Adeline. A records check of Lay revealed three active warrants (2 misdemeanor, 1 felony) for his arrest. Lay was arrested for the warrants and booked at the Berkeley City Jail. The battery investigation yielded negative results.
A male subject, later identified as Marlon Zamble (45 years old, Berkeley), was yelling at a patron who appeared to be frightened. An officer contacted Zamble and determined that he was unable to care for himself due to alcohol intoxication. Zamble was taken into custody and booked into the Berkeley Jail for public intoxication.
A victim reported that they locked their Jamis Aurora bicycle at the Ashby Station on 8/23/17 at 0800 hours. The bicycle was secured to the bike rack with a U-lock. The victim returned on 8/24/17 at 2000 hours to find their bicycle gone.
A male victim reported that two male suspects (BMs, 20s, 58"-5'10", black clothing, one had shoulder length dreadlocks) came up behind him in the parking lot, knocked him down, punched and kicked him and took his backpack, wallet and watch. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of facial swelling, an abrasion on his head and pain in his fingers. The suspects were not located and are suspected of committing another similar robbery during the same time frame in the neighborhood nearby (report taken by Berkeley PD).
A victim reported that they parked and locked their vehicle (1985 Honda Civic) in the parking lot on 7/24/17, at about 0830 hours. They returned on 7/24/17 at about 2030 hours to find their had been burglarized.
A male suspect approached an officer stating he possibly had a warrant. The male was found to have an outstanding $5,000, NO CITE warrant for Lewd Conduct out of the University of California, Berkeley. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and booked into Berkeley City Jail. 1706-009 L10/S53
Witnesses reported an intoxicated male creating a disturbance at the station. An officer arrived and determined that the male was too intoxicated to care for himself, so he was booked into the Berkeley City Jail for public intoxication. No one wished to make a complaint for the original disturbance.
A victim reported that their vehicle was burglarized while parked in the lot. The front passenger side window was smashed to gain entry. A backpack and tablet were taken. The crime occurred between 1830-2227 hours. The vehicle was processed for evidence.
An officer detained a subject for fare evasion. The subject violated a court order to stay away from all BART stations. The subject was issued a warning citation for fare evasion and booked at the jail for violating the court order.
A victim reported that a male suspect (BM, 20s, green hoodie, saggy jeans, yellow and tan backpack) took his iPhone 7 from his hand and ran out of the train at the station. The phone was not able to be tracked, but three possible suspects were detained. The victim could not identify them as the responsible people. The victim was not injured and station/train video will be requested.
A male suspect whom an officer attempted to detain for reportedly smoking while aboard a train resisted the detention, so the officer used physical force to detain him. A wants check of the suspect also determined he was in violation of trespassing on BART property due to his active prohibition order. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and perform the use of force investigation before the suspect was booked into the county jail.
Officers responded to the station regarding the report of an adult white male, wearing a black jacket, burglarizing a 2001 Honda Civic. Arriving officers were unable to locate the suspect, but located the victim vehicle with its driver’s door window smashed and its interior ransacked. The investigating officer left a business card for the victim; pending their return call.
Officer took a report from a victim who reported a burglary to their vehicle while it was parked in the Ed Roberts Campus lot at the station. The victim parked their vehicle, a Porsche Cayenne, at approximately 0800 hours and returned to their vehicle at approximately 1715 hours. Entry to the vehicle was made by smashing the rear passenger window. The victim reported a loss of miscellaneous clothing and shoes.
A victim reported her men's Iron Horse Maverick mountain bike was stolen from the Ashby Station. The victim left the bike on the concourse level, unsecured while she spoke to people on the train platform. When she returned, her bike was gone.
An elderly adult male suspect brandished a knife, made threatening statements, and attempted to stab the hot dog vendor after being involved in a verbal altercation. The suspect was very intoxicated, but managed to cut the hot dog vendors apron with the knife. The vendor was not injured. Due to the suspect’s level of intoxication and medical condition, he was transported to an area hospital. At this time, it is unknown if the suspect will be medically cleared in order to be booked for the above listed crime. The Detective Sergeant was notified. TSOC Notified.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a $10,000 warrant for hit and run. The male was given a warning citation for fare evasion and booked into the Berkeley City Jail for the warrant.
The opening station agent reported multiple vehicles in the lot with smashed windows. An officer responded and located 10 burglarized vehicles in the west lot. It appeared as though each of the vehicles had been entered via smashed window and ransacked, but the loss from each vehicle is not known at this time. Officers are in the process of processing the vehicles and leaving notes for the owners asking them to contact us upon their return.