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.
Officers searched for an adult male who reportedly exposed himself on board a Richmond-bound train. The suspect, described as an adult male, 30-40 yrs. of age with a missing front tooth, fled prior to the arrival of responding officers.
An adult male subject did not possess a ticket to exit. While the female agent was in the booth with the subject's identification, the subject became loud and boisterous, entered the booth, pushed the agent away and reclaimed his ID. He then fled the area. Officers located him nearby and the agent placed him under citizen's arrest. The suspect was booked for battery on a transit employee and for falsely identifying himself to the officers.
While officers searched for the robbery suspect in case 0607-3926, a male adult subject was detained at the Ashby station, as he matched the given description. While questioning the subject, he attempted to flee and was taken into custody. A loaded .38 caliber handgun was found concealed on his person. The suspect was arrested and booked for possessing a concealed and loaded handgun.
At Ashby station, an adult male suspect attacked another adult male, beating him with his fists. The victim fell to the ground striking his head. Responding officers located the suspect nearby and he was taken into custody. The victim who was knocked unconscious was transported to Highland Hospital. The suspect was booked at the Berkeley City Jail. 0607-2605 L21.
The victim was seated on a platform bench when the suspect walked up to him, kicked the victim in the face and took his skateboard. When the suspect demanded the victim's sweater, the victim ran away seeking assistance. Officer's arrived and arrested and booked the suspect. The victim sustained minor injuries.