A victim reported his 2006 gray Nissan Altima was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #457 at the station between 1235-1715 hours. The driver side window was smashed, and a $500.00 Apple iPad was taken from inside the vehicle. The vehicle was also scratched with a key. The scene was processed for evidence.
A patron reported their black and white Giant road bike was taken from the station between 1630-1820 hours. The patron locked their bike to the rack using a cable lock. The cable lock was severed by the bike thief and left at the scene.
A patron reported the catalytic converter was removed from their vehicle. The victim left the station before the beat officer could respond, and said they would call later to make a phone report. No further details are available. The victim has not yet called back.
A person requesting a warrant check on himself by an officer was found to have an outstanding no-bail felony arrest warrant out of the California Department of Corrections for a parole violation. The person was placed under arrest for the warrant.
The station agent reported a male and female in a dispute over the custody of their 4 year old child. The couple went to the platform with the child. Trains ran through the station as a precaution. Berkeley and BART PD officers responded and detained both parents. The investigation determined that the father had legal custody of the child and that no domestic violence had occurred today. However, record checks showed that the father had an outstanding $10,000 arrest warrant, held by Alameda PD for domestic violence. The father was arrested on his warrant and booked at Glenn Dyer Jail. The child was turned over to the child's grandmother. The train delay was approximately 11 minutes.
A patron reported their green 1998 Honda Civic was burglarized while parked in stall #97, between 0800-1850 hours. An unknown suspect forced the driver's window down but it could not be determined whether or not the suspect actually made entry to the vehicle. There was no loss.
A victim reported her 1999 silver Volkswagen Jetta 4 door was burglarized while it was parked and locked at the station between 0835-1745 hours. The passenger window had been smashed, and a $300.00 Kenwood stereo and Memorex CD were taken from inside the vehicle. The scene was processed for evidence.
Officers responded to the station for a report of a fight in progress. As officers arrived they were directed to one of the involved parties in the paid area of the station. He was subsequently placed under arrest for battery as he was deemed the aggressor by the witnesses. The victim had left the scene, but called back later to give a statement about what had happened. He stated that he did not wish to make a complaint and that he was not injured. After they had the suspect in the back of the patrol car he stated that he was having a heart attack and needed to go to the hospital. When the ambulance arrived, the subject physically resisted the officers who were taking him out from the back seat of the car. The subject was transported to Alta Bates to be cleared for booking on a charge of resisting arrest, and battery. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest. The investigation is on-going.
An adult female victim reported the theft of 72 silver rings from her booth, located at the Ashby Flee Market. The female said the rings were solid silver (9.25 carats each) and the total loss was $2,830.00. The female said the theft occurred on 1/26/13, between 1100 and 1115 hours. The female was distracted during that time as she cared for her elderly mother. When She turned her back, the display containing the rings was taken and she discovered the loss when she turned around. An officer canvassed the area today in an attempt to locate witnesses, but with negative results. A video request was made.
A victim reported her 2012 blue Subaru Forrester was burglarized while it was parked and locked at the station in parking stall #416, between 1800-2100 hours. The driver's side window was smashed, and $20 in cash was taken from inside the vehicle. The scene was processed for evidence, including dusting for latent fingerprints, by an officer.
Officers recognized a male suspect in the station who was believed to have an active stay-away order from the on-duty station agent. Officers detained the man and confirmed the stay-away order. The suspect was arrested and booked at Santa Rita Jail for violation of a court order.
The victim called 911 to report that the suspect had brandished a knife and threatened to cut him. The victim, who is also known to the suspect, stated the suspect was in possession of a pocket knife. An officer responded, detained the suspect and recovered the knife. A warrant check revealed that the suspect had an outstanding warrant from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office for $240,000 for sex registrant violations. A warrant check on the victim revealed that he too, was out of compliance as a sex registrant. The victim was also arrested. The suspect was booked into the Berkeley City Jail for brandishing a weapon, criminal threats and the warrants. The victim was also booked into the Berkeley City Jail for the compliance violation.
The victim of a residential burglary which occurred in San Francisco approximately two months ago, called the ISRC requesting an officer for a civil stand-by. The victim saw his stolen racing bicycle advertised on Craigslist and agreed to meet the suspect at the station. An officer was at the station when he observed the suspect at the corner of Ashby Ave. and MLK Jr. Way with the victim's bike. The officer detained the suspect and the victim positively identified the bike as being his. The suspect was placed under arrest. A records check revealed that the suspect was on probation for possession of stolen property, with a full search clause. A sergeant and officers conducted a probation search of the suspect's home. Two additional stolen bikes were located at the residence, one of which was reported stolen on 1/5/13 from the Ashby BART Station. Numerous other bikes and bike parts were recovered from the suspect's residence. A firearm and ammunition were also recovered at the residence. The suspect was interviewed by the on-call detective before being booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail on three counts of possession of stolen property, one count of a felon in possession of a firearm and one count of a felon in possession of ammunition.
An adult male patron parked his Trek (unknown model) 21 speed mountain bike at the Ashby station at 0815 hours. He secured the rear tire to the bike rack using a U-Lock and ran a cable thru the frame. When the male returned at 1625 hours, he discovered the rear tire was still secured to the bike rack but the rest of the bike was missing. He described the bike as having a blue frame and white letters (unknown serial numbers) and estimated the value at $700.00. An officer responded to take the report and checked the area for evidence but with negative results. A video request of the station was made.
An adult male victim parked his yellow men's Serrota 10-speed bike ($400.00 value) inside the bike link cage, located at the Ashby Station on 1/3/13, at 0830 hours. The victim did not use any type of locking device to secure his bike to the rack. When he returned at 1815 hours, he discovered that his bike was gone. An officer responded to take a report and check for evidence, but with negative results. The victim does not have serial numbers for the bike.
The victim reported the theft of his purple mountain bike, unknown make and model, which was secured with a cable lock between the hours of 1520 on 10/29/12 and 1445 today. The victim valued his bike at $120.
An officer on patrol conducted a welfare check on the suspect. During the contact, the officer was able to identify the suspect and conduct a warrant check. The suspect was found to have three outstanding warrants for his arrest. Two of the warrants were from Berkeley PD for vehicle theft and a narcotics violation. The third warrant was from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office for theft. The suspect was debriefed by the responding sergeant before being booked into the Santa Rita Jail on the listed warrants.
An adult male patron reported the theft of his purple women’s 16 speed bicycle to a BART Community Service Officer. The victim did not know the make or model of the bike. He locked his bike with a U-lock to the racks at Ashby Station about 0530 hours. He admitted that it was only locked to the rack through the front rim. About 1500 hours, he returned to discover the bike missing except for the front rim.
The victim reported that a BM, in his 30's, 5'07", medium build wearing a black jacket and black pants, snatched $20 from his hand. The victim told the officer that he did not want to make a report.