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
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a Navarro brand bicycle) to the bike racks today at 1000 hours. The bicycle was secured with a U-lock. The victim returned at 1540 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $600.
Officers were dispatched to check on a male who had urinated in the station. Upon contact, the officers determined that the male was too intoxicated to care for himself. The male was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for public intoxication.
Case #1: A victim reported his 2010 Mercedes R350 was burglarized while parked at the Ashby Station (stall #476) between 0800-1740 hours. Case #2: A victim reported his 1992 Toyota Corolla was burglarized while parked at the Ashby Station (stall #442) between 0815-1800 hours.
A female victim reported that 20 minutes earlier, while walking through the north west portion of the station near Adeline and Ashby Avenue, a 17-20 year old Black male suspect approached her from behind and grabbed her gold-colored iPhone. The victim momentarily struggled with the suspect, but he managed to fully gain control of the phone before fleeing. The victim chased after the suspect for approximately 2-3 blocks, but lost sight of him and then walked to her friend’s nearby residence to report the robbery to police. The investigating officer was unable to track the phone. The victim, who was not injured during the robbery, further described the suspect as approximately 6’ tall, medium build and wearing a purple shirt.
Officers responded to conduct a welfare check on an adult male and discovered that he had two no bail warrants for robbery and possession of drug paraphernalia, A $10,000 warrant for battery and he is a sex offender out of compliance with his registration requirements. The male was booked into the Berkeley City Jail for the warrants and compliance violation.
Officers responded to the Ashby Station for a report of a female creating a disturbance at the station. When interviewing the victim, it was determined no crime had been committed. After the female was released, she approached the victim and made threats of great bodily injury. The officers returned to the station and located the suspect a 2nd time. The victim placed the suspect under citizen's arrest for criminal threats. The suspect was booked into the Santa Rita Jail and was issued a prohibition order. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest.
A victim reported their black 2004 Toyota Tacoma 4 door was broken into and someone attempted to steal while parked in stall #504 of the Ashby Station, between 0820-1800 hours. The suspect used a tool to remove the driver's door lock and broke a tool off in the ignition, attempting to start the vehicle. An officer processed the vehicle for prints but did not locate any useable prints.
BART and Berkeley officers responded to the Ashby Station for a report of a male and a female in a physical struggle. The physical struggle escalated and the female brandished a pair of scissors. The male brandished a knife and stabbed the female in the head, causing a scalp laceration. A review of captured video footage showed the male appeared to have acted in self-defense. Both parties were identified and the case will be submitted to the Alameda County District Attorney's Office. An ID tech and on-call detective responded for the case.
Officers responded to the station regarding the report of a male suspect having thrown a beer bottle at a male victim, which caused an injury to the victim’s face. BART and Berkeley Police Officers unsuccessfully searched for the suspect, while the victim was treated by paramedics for what was determined to be a minor lip injury; he also refused further medical attention. Approximately 40 minutes later, Berkeley Police Officers were called to the corner of Russell and Grand Streets regarding a male suspect experiencing mental health issues (i.e., hearing voices, wishing to be killed by police); and determined he matched the description of the station’s assault suspect. BART Officers then transported the victim and a witness to the suspect’s location for in-field identification(s), and determined he was the assault suspect. However, due to his mental health issues, he was transported to the county’s mental health pavilion where was placed on a psychiatric hold, along with a police hold. Once the suspect is cleared by mental health care professionals, he will be booked into the county jail for assault with a deadly weapon.
Officers detained the suspect for a blocking free movement violation. A records check revealed that the suspect was on searchable probation. The officers conducted a probation search of the suspect and located suspected methamphetamine in his possession. Officers also located burglary tools in the suspect's backpack. The suspect was placed under arrest. The Department's narcotics task force officer was advised of the arrest and interviewed the suspect. The suspect was booked into the Santa Rita Jail for possession of a controlled substance, possession of burglary tools and a probation violation.
A victim reported the theft of their light blue/black Felt Breed single speed cycle cross bike from the Ashby Station. The victim locked the bike to the bike rack inside the paid area at 0730 hours, using a U-Lock. The victim returned at 1930 hours and discovered his bike and the lock was missing. Loss is estimated at $500. An officer completed a crime report.
A victim reported the theft of their Trek 21-speed bike from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a U-lock on 10/29 at 0500 hours and when the victim returned at 1800 hours on 10/30, the bike was gone, but the cut lock remained.