An officer contacted a male suspect for fare evasion. He male tried to walk away from the officer and then took a swing at the officer. The officer was able to grab onto him and place him in handcuffs with the help of arriving Berkeley PD officers. The suspect was found to have a no bail warrant for possession of stolen property. He was issued a prohibition order, cited for fare evasion and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for resisting arrest, assault on an officer, the warrant and a probation violation.
A victim reported that their blue 2014 Toyota Prius was burglarized while parked at the station, between 0810 and 2200 hours. The vehicle’s front driver’s side wing window was smashed to gain entry and a plastic cell phone mount was taken. An officer responded, processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
A victim reported that their yellow 2007 Ford Focus was burglarized while parked at the station, between 0800 and 2020 hours. The vehicle’s front passenger window was smashed to gain entry and a CD player and Magellan brand GPS were taken. An officer responded, processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
Officers responded to the station for a report of two males involved in a fight. Upon arrival, the officers contacted one of the involved in front of the station agent's booth. The subject became combative resulting in the officers having to use physical force to handcuff the male. The subject was subsequently identified as a known regular in the system. He was evaluated and found to be a danger to himself and others. He was transported to the hospital on a psychiatric hold. The other involved male left the area prior to the officers arrival. The sergeant responded to conduct the use of force investigation.
Officers responded to a report of an attempted robbery at the Ashby Station and one of the suspects displayed a black semi-automatic firearm. Berkeley PD responded to assist and located a possible suspect who was a juvenile. The male was cited and released to his father.
A female victim reported that she was robbed of her iPhone 6 and a bag containing $600 in cash, while on a Richmond bound train. The suspects were described as a black male in his 20's, with dreadlocks, wearing all black clothing, a black female wearing a pink top, and a third nondescript black male. The victim's cell phone had a dead battery, so it could not be tracked. The suspects fled on foot, southbound from the station and were not located by responding officers.
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.