Officers responded to conduct a welfare check on a male that was reported to have been in the bathroom over 25 minutes. Officers discovered the door was lock and the male was not responding to knocks on the door. Officers made entry and contacted the male. A records/warrant check revealed the male had two $5K warrants for a narcotics violation and public intoxication held by Oakland PD and San Mateo County. The male was placed under arrest on the warrants and was booked at the Berkeley Jail. A sergeant approved the arrest.
A patron reported that their blue Motobecain 21-speed bike was stolen from the south racks between 2000 hours on 9/19/14 and 2000 hours today. The victim secured the bike with a U-lock, which was also taken.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a Nishiki 52” road bicycle) to the bike racks on 8/28/14, at 0830 hours. The bicycle was secured with two U-Locks. The victim returned on 9/1/14, at 1800 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $200.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a blue/white Kona Jake CX bicycle) to the bike racks on 9/2/14, at 0900 hours. The bicycle was secured with two U-Locks. The victim returned today, at 1014 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $2500.
A patron reported the theft of their white Raleigh Men's single-speed bike from the bike racks on the West side of the station. The theft occurred sometime between 8/30/14 at 2000 hours and 1730 hours, today's date. The bike was secured with a cable and U-bolt locks. The victim was unable to provide a serial number and valued the bike at $250.
A victim reported the theft of her purple Nishiki 10 speed road bike (no serial numbers) from the Ashby Station. The victim parked her bicycle inside the paid area of the station on July 31st at 1800 hours and returned on today's date at 1030 hours to discover her bicycle was missing. The victim used a cable lock to secure her bicycle. Loss was reported at $200. An officer completed a theft report.
An officer on routine patrol conducted a welfare check on two subjects in the Woolsey lot of the station. The officer ran a records check and one of the subjects was found to have a $6,000 "no cite" misdemeanor warrant out of San Jose PD for theft. The warrant was confirmed and the subject was placed under arrest. A sergeant approved the arrest and debriefed the subject before he was booked into the Glen Dyer Jail on the warrant.
Berkeley Fire Department responded to the west lot of the station on a report of a sick man who had passed out. Officers also responded and located a transient man and his wife at the north end of the lot, adjacent to Ashby Avenue. The wife reported that her husband suffered from a number of medical issues, including heart problems, respiratory problems and low blood sugar. The couple were resting on the ground. The man sat up and told his wife that he felt light headed, before passing out and falling on top of her. The man was transported by ambulance to Alta Bates Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. There are no signs of foul play in this incident and the man's death appears to be attributable to his pre-existing medical conditions.
A victim reported he was robbed at gunpoint while at the taxi stand. The victim was attempting to buy a laptop from two men for $600.00 when they demanded and took his money at gunpoint. There were no injuries. The suspects fled the station toward Adeline and Ashby Roads. Video requested.
While at station, an officer heard an argument between two people and responded to the scene. Upon arrival, a record check on one of the detainees revealed two valid restraining orders for him to keep 150 feet away from the other party. The subject was placed under arrest for violation of both restraining orders. A minor amount of physical force was used by the officer to place the suspect into custody. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and conduct the use of force investigation.
An officer responding to the station regarding an in-progress theft of a bicycle part detained a subject in the west parking lot; a sergeant responded to the scene as well. A subsequent investigation revealed the subject was in possession of burglary tools, and he admitted to the theft. A criminal history check of the subject did not reveal any previous convictions for similar crimes, or outstanding wants/warrants. Additionally, upon being debriefed by the sergeant, the subject did not produce any information indicating he was connected to or aware of any bicycle thefts. Eventually, the subject was issued a citation for possessing burglary tools and released. Further follow-up investigation will be performed by the officer in order to establish the theft of the bicycle part.
A record check on a person detained for possible bicycle theft revealed a $30,000 arrest warrant out of Richmond for assault with a deadly weapon and a no-bail arrest warrant out of Richmond for burglary. The suspect was also positively identified by a witness as the person who was attempting to cut the lock off a bicycle. The suspect was placed under arrest on the warrants, attempt theft, possession of burglary tools, and possession of paraphernalia. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and interview the suspect.
A female was involved in a disturbance at the Ashby Station. Officers arrived on scene, contacted the female and learned she had a prohibition order ordering her to stay away from all BART Stations. The female was placed under arrest for violation of a prohibition order and was booked at the Berkeley Jail. A sergeant approved the arrest.