What began as an on-view by an officer of a subject rolling a marijuana cigarette on a train led to the suspect shoving the officer to make his escape. A foot chase ensued and a citizen alerted officers of the suspect fleeing into a residence. Officers eventually apprehended the suspect and took him into custody without further incident. He was booked on the above charges.
An officer contacted a female fare evasion suspect and the suspect immediately began screaming at the officer. The suspect would not comply and tried kicking the officer. The suspect was arrested and booked.
Officers attempted to detain an adult male for pan-handling and disturbing patrons at Ashby station. The suspect fled when officers noticed suspected narcotics in his hand. Officers caught the man on foot at which time the suspect began to fight the officers. The suspect was handcuffed and officers located suspected methamphetamine on his person. The suspect was booked at Berkeley City Jail. 0710-2434. L21.
A female patron was grabbed in the buttocks by a suspect whom she recognized from a previous incident months earlier. The suspect was able to flee the scene but the station agent recognized him as someone who'd been cited by BPD recently. Investigators will attempt a photo line-up once the suspect has been identified.
A male suspect grabbed a female patron's arm and may have been trying to take her purse. The woman yelled at the suspect and he walked away. An officer detained the suspect, and arrested and booked him for battery, and placed him on a parole hold.
Patrons at MacArthur Station reported three juveniles who had been creating a disturbance aboard a Richmond bound train. A handgun was observed tucked in one suspects rear pocket. Officers intercepted the train at Ashby Station, located the juveniles, and recovered a loaded handgun from one of them. That suspect was booked at Juvenile Hall.
An officer on patrol on-viewed a female being battered by her live-in boyfriend in the station's parking lot. The suspect fled into the neighborhood upon realizing the officer's presence. A search of the area for the suspect by BART and Berkeley police failed to locate the suspect. The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Officers responded to the station regarding a male suspect who had been waving a knife in a threatening manner. Officers detained the suspect and found an open buck-knife in his pocket. The suspect was arrested and booked.
Husband batters wife in vehicle in the Ashby station parking lot after having an argument. Officers arrive on scene, and discovers wife has restraining order against husband. Wife received serious injuries to face, and husband received slight scratch to face. Wife was cited and released for 243(e) (1)PC, and husband was booked for 273.5PC and violation of restraining order.
An unknown male phoned the Berkeley Police Department to say there was a bomb at the Ashby Station and that it would go off in five minutes. The station was closed and train service was stopped to the station. Officers, along with explosive detection K-9's searched the station with negative results. The station was re-opened after being closed fourteen minutes.
A patron reported to the agent that a subject tried to rob him on the Martin Luther King side of the station. The suspect reportedly rifled through the victim's pockets without taking anything. The suspect, who fled the scene, was described as an adult male, 6', heavy set.
An adult male was observed striking an adult female while both parties were inside of a vehicle. Upon the arrival of responding officers, the vehicle and occupants were gone. The car and female were located at an address in Oakland. It was found that the couple cohabitates and that the female received a lacerated lip. The male is outstanding and the investigation continues.
An officer detained a fare evasion suspect and began placing him in custody for a battery warrant. The suspect violently resisted arrest, and had to be pepper sprayed for the officer to gain control. The suspect was then arrested and booked.
A woman was booked at the Berkeley Jail on a domestic-violence charge. She had thrown bottles at a vehicle belonging to her former boyfriend, then physically attacked him. The suspect and victim have a child together. The victim declined to press charges against a second female suspect who had also battered him.
An adult male collapsed on a Richmond bound train approaching Ashby Station. Patrons were administering CPR when officers arrived. Subject was transported via ambulance to Alta Bates Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 0610-2726 L21.
Berkeley Police dispatchers received an anonymous call from an adult male who said a bomb was going to go off at Ashby station. No other specificity was given. Dispatchers said they recognized the man's voice from other bomb threats around Berkeley. Officers along with a police K-9 team searched the station with negative results. Service was not disrupted. 0609-1953 L21.