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.
A manager reported the bike structure at the Ashby Station was burglarized and three bikes were stolen. One victim came forward to report his Citizen foldable bike was stolen from the structure. An officer completed a report.
Patrons reported a male was spitting on people and brandished a weapon on a Richmond bound train. Officers responded and detained the male. No one came forward to lodge a complaint for battery or brandishing a weapon. The male was booked for public intoxication.
Patrons on board a Richmond bound train reported that there was a fight on the trailing car. Officers intercepted the train and detained three males. Officers determined that the incident was a mutual combat between all three men. Two of the men declined to pursue a complaint. One man made a citizen's arrest of one of the other men, who was cited and released. The man making the citizen's arrest was found to have an outstanding $10,000 no-cite arrest warrant for theft, held by El Cerrito PD. That man was arrested on his outstanding warrant and was booked at the Berkeley City Jail.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a verbal altercation where one of the suspects threatened to shoot the other with a gun. Upon arrival, the officer contacted both parties and determined that no weapons were involved. A subsequent records check of both suspects revealed that one suspect was on probation out of BART PD, and as a condition of his probation, to stay away from all BART stations. The suspect was placed under arrest for the probation violation and eventually booked into the Berkeley Jail. The other suspect was identified and released.
The station agent reported that a male had barricaded himself inside the station restroom, and was refusing to exit. The man, who was a chronic transient known to the agent to carry knives, claimed that people were trying to kill him. Officers arrived and attempted to get the man to exit of his own free will, but he refused. Officers attempted to unlock the door from the outside, but the man forced the lock closed. Ultimately, Berkeley Fire Department personnel were able to remove the ventilation screen from the bottom of the door, and the man surrendered without further incident. The man was transported to Alta Bates Hospital for psychological evaluation/treatment.
Patrons on board the Fremont bound train reported that a male was acting erratically, and had to be restrained by other patrons. Officers responded and detained the man. No complainants came forward about any crimes on board the train. Record checks showed that the man was on probation and had a stay-away order from all BART stations. He was arrested and booked at the Berkeley City Jail.
A patron reported by phone that their green 1998 Toyota Camry was burglarized while parked in stall #542, between 0730-1530 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the right front window to gain entry and stole the in-dash stereo.