An officer responded to a report of the station agent and a male in a heated argument over fare at the Ashby Station. The officer attempted to separate the two but the male attempted to go around the officer and batter the station agent. The officer placed the male in a control hold and the male attempted to pull away. The officer pushed the male to the floor of the station, held him down as he handcuffed the male. A sergeant responded for a Use of Force and to approve the arrest. The male was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.
A victim reported the theft of their silver colored Schwinn men’s vintage bicycle, valued at $200.00, while it was chain/rope locked to the station’s bicycle racks between 0700 hours on 8/16/16 and 0700 hours on 8/19/16. An officer responded and completed a theft report.
An officer responded to the Ashby Station for a report of a male passed out near the escalator. The officer located the male, determined he was too intoxicated to care for himself and was booked at the Berkeley Jail.
A patron reported that their 2007 GMC Denali was burglarized while parked in stall #494, between 0926 and 1915 hours. An unknown suspect gained entry via the driver’s window and took the Alpine DVD/ Navigation ($900 value) from the console.
Officers detained a male suspect at gun-point for reportedly brandishing a knife while at the station. Officers were unable to locate a victim willing to seek a complaint against the suspect, but he was placed under arrest for public intoxication due to his level of alcohol consumption. Prior to being booked into jail, however, the suspect made suicidal statements and was subsequently transported to the county’s mental health facility where he was placed on a psychiatric hold. A sergeant responded to perform the use of force investigation.
A victim reported that their silver colored 2003 Toyota Corolla was burglarized while parked in stall 491 between 1300 and 1645 hours. An officer made telephone contact with the victim who reported that their vehicle was entered by unknown means. The victim further reported that a $100.00 Pioneer brand stereo was taken during the burglary. The officer completed a report.
On 7/27/16 between 07:30 and 17:45 an unknown suspect broke the passenger side wing window on a 2001 Honda Civic, entered the vehicle and removed an in-dash CD / radio from the vehicle. The vehicle had been locked and secure in space #501.
The victim reported that their 08' Hyundai Elantra was burglarized today between the hours of 0830-1745 while parked in stall #439. Entry was made a driver's side window smash. The loss was the vehicle registration and a phone charger. The victim declined to have the vehicle processed for evidence.
Officers were flagged down by a security guard at the flea market regarding a possible theft. The security guard pointed out the suspect to the officers. The officers contacted the suspect and conducted a records check. The records check revealed a no bail burglary warrant held by SFPD. The warrant was confirmed and the suspect was placed under arrest for the warrant. The suspect was booked into the Berkeley City Jail.
Victims reported a male threatening them with a knife aboard a Fremont bound train. Officers responded to intercept the train at the Ashby Station. The male off boarded the train at Ashby and then set his shirt on fire. The male left the platform and a train operator extinguished the fire. Officers located the male and took him into custody at gun point. A records check showed the male had two arrest warrants (totaling 15K) for possession of narcotics. The male was booked at the Santa Rita Jail for brandishing a weapon, negligent burning, terrorist threats and warrants. 1607-5170 L22.
A male suspect detained by a sergeant and an officer for creating a disturbance was found to have (2) outstanding misdemeanor vandalism warrants, held by San Francisco Police and totaling $17K in bail amount, for his arrest. The suspect was placed under arrest for the warrants and booked into the county jail. No complaint was sought for the disturbance portion of the incident.
A security guard at the flea market reported a subject creating a disturbance. Officers responded, detained the suspect and discovered that the suspect was wanted on a $5000 warrant for public intoxication. The suspect was arrested at booked for the warrant.
A flea market vendor reported that an unknown suspect took multiple pairs of sunglasses from the vendor's booth and attempted to leave without paying for the merchandise. The vendor attempted to retrieve the property, but the suspect pushed the victim to the ground and fled with the stolen property. The vendor was not injured and requested a police report for documentation. Officers conducted an area search, but could not locate the suspect. The suspect was described as a black male, 40 years old, 180-200 pounds, short black hair, wearing a black t-shirt and black shorts.
Officers conducted a welfare check on a male subject who was causing a disturbance at the station. Once the officers contacted the male he became combative during the contact resulting in the officers having to use physical force to control him and place him into handcuffs. The male was subsequently placed on a psychiatric detention and transported the hospital for evaluation. The Sergeant responded for the use of force investigation.
A victim reported a male grabbed her cell phone while she was sitting on the platform of the Ashby Station. The victim cased the suspect and patrons stopped the male, recovered the phone and returned the phone to the victim. The suspect fled from the station.
A patron reported a burglarized vehicle in the lot. An officer located the vehicle and discovered that the driver's window was smashed and the center console and glove compartment opened. The doors to the vehicle were still locked. The officer processed the vehicle for evidence and left a note for the owner to contact us upon their return.
An officer responded to a report of a station agent who was possibly assaulted by a male suspect with a metal crowbar. The station agent, who was uninjured, was able to disarm the suspect and recovered the weapon. The officer arrived and was initially unable to locate the suspect. It was further reported that the suspect may have been involved in some sort of robbery that occurred earlier at the station between himself and another person who was no longer at the station. Berkeley Officers later reported that they had the possible suspect detained at a nearby gas station. The station agent was then transported to the suspect’s location, and positively identified him as the responsible. The suspect was then placed under arrest for assault with a deadly weapon, issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail. 1603-0734 L21/L10