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.
A victim reported the theft of her women's Schwinn 5 speed hybrid bike from the Ashby Station, between 0815-1700 hours. The U-lock was not locked to the bike's frame and was left behind.
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.
A victim reported their 2006 Honda Element was burglarized while parked at the Ashby Station, between 1730-2130 hours.
A victim reported that a male suspect (white puffy coat) grabbed the victim's iPhone and fled out of the station. The iPhone was tracked for a moment, but then went off line. Video will be requested.
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.
A victim reported their 2007 Toyota Avalon was burglarized while parked at the Ashby Station, between 1600-2130 hours.
A victim reported their 2016 Subaru Crosstrek was burglarized while parked at the Ashby Station, between 0800-1830 hours.
A victim reported their 2001 Mazda Tribute was burglarized while parked at the Ashby Station, between 0820-1710 hours.
A victim reported their 1997 Nissan Maxima was stolen from the Ashby Station, between 0730-2030 hours.
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.
A victim reported their 2003 Lexus ES300 was burglarized while parked at the Ashby Station, between 1830-2130 hours.
A victim reported the theft of their white 1991 Toyota Camry from the Ashby Station, between hours 2230 hours on 12/22 and 1800 hours on 12/23.
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.
The female victim reported that while aboard a Fremont train at the station a black male wearing a black hoodie suddenly took her iPhone 6 from her grasp and fled from the train. The suspect was not located by police, and the investigating officer was unable to track the phone. The victim was not injured during the theft.
The female victim reported that while aboard a Richmond train a suspect suddenly took her iPhone 6 from her grasp and fled from the train. The victim, who was not injured, was only able to describe the suspect as a black male who wore a beige colored jacket. The investigating officer contacted the victim and completed a report; the officer was unable to track the phone. BART central was unable to determine the incident train’s run number.
The victim reported that their 99' GMC Safari was burglarized between the hours of 0715-1615 while parked in lot D, stall #549. Entry was via a rear side passenger window smash. Loss was reportedly a new pair of white and gray Nike shoes. The vehicle was processed for latent prints with negative results.
The victim made a phone report regarding the theft of a green kayak (unknown make/model) and a Cannondale 21 sp bike, teal, from the exterior of their 95" Ford Tiago RV, which was parked in the West parking lot on 11/6 between the hours of 1200-1620. The kayak was valued at $1,400 and the bike $2,200.
A BART Officer responded to investigate a report of a female acting erratic. The subsequent investigation resulted in the suspect being arrested for a 10K warrant (contempt) out of Walnut Creek PD. The suspect was booked at the Berkeley Jail.
An unidentified patron reported that he saw a male suspect smash the driver's window of a white 2008 Acura TSX, which was parked in stall #496. The caller could not describe the suspect and did not stand by for contact. The suspect reached into the car and stole a broken cell phone from the interior. Responding officers did not locate the suspect in the area.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion. The male tried to walk away and had to be physically restrained. He was ultimately issued a citation for fare evasion and booked into the Berkeley City Jail for resisting arrest.