A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a silver/blue 8 speed road bicycle) to the bike racks on 8/7/15 at 0715 hours. The bicycle was secured with a U-Lock. The victim returned at 2330 hours to find their bicycle gone.
A female victim on the Richmond bound train reported that a male suspect groped her buttocks. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his 20's, 5'4" tall, wearing a red shirt and carrying a gray hooded sweatshirt. An officer located a man matching the description on a nearby street and detained him. The victim positively identified the man and made a citizen's arrest of him. The man was issued a prohibition order and was booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for sexual battery.
A victim reported his 2003 green Volkswagen Jetta 4 door was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #393 between 0815-1530 hours. The front passenger window was smashed and a Sony stereo system was taken from inside the vehicle. No prints were lifted from the vehicle.
A victim reported that their white 2005 Toyota Corolla was burglarized while parked in the Woolsey street lot on 7/19/15, between 1200-2030 hours. The vehicle’s rear passenger wing window was shattered to gain entry and the following items were taken: A Garmin brand GPS system, iPod Touch and four purses for a total monetary loss of $450.00. As this was a telephone report, the investigating officer did not process the vehicle for fingerprints.
A female victim reported that she was walking down the stairwell leading from the street level into the station when a male suspect tried to grab her Iphone 6 from her hand. The victim struggled with the suspect to maintain her Iphone but the suspect was able to gain control of the phone fled on foot. Two citizens who witnessed the incident gave chase to suspect, who then discarded the IPhone which was later recovered. The witnesses pointed out the suspect to Berkeley PD officers who were able to detain suspect a couple of blocks from our station. BART police officers arrived and took over the investigation. The victim and one of the witnesses positively identified the suspect. The suspect was arrested and booked into the Berkeley City Jail for robbery and probation violation. The suspect was also issued a prohibition order. The victim suffered minor superficial injuries as a result of the incident but no medical was required. A detective responded to interview the suspect.
A victim reported that while half asleep and seated in her rented U-Haul truck on the west side of the station, a Black male suspect reached through an unlocked truck door and took her AT&T “go” cell phone, valued at $30.00, from her “fanny pack.” The suspect then fled toward Adeline St. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect, and were unable to track the phone. The investigating officer was also unable to locate any potential video evidence from nearby businesses. The victim was not injured during the theft.
Officers responded to the Ashby Station for a report of a male creating a disturbance on-board a Richmond bound train. The train was intercepted at the Ashby Station and the man was determined to be too intoxicated to care for himself. He was placed under arrest for public intoxication and was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.
An adult female detained by an officer for possessing an open container of alcohol, was also found to be too intoxicated to care for herself. In addition, a warrants/wants check revealed an outstanding $5K public intoxication warrant, held by Berkeley Police, for her arrest. As the officer attempted to place the subject under arrest, however, she physically resisted his efforts by pulling away from his grasp and a struggle ensued. The officer eventually controlled the subject by way of a physical control hold, and placed her in handcuffs. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest, debrief the subject and perform the use of force investigation. The subject was then booked into the county jail for the warrant, resisting arrest and (petty theft) probation violation. No injuries were sustained by the officer and the subject.
A female victim reported that a male suspect approached her at the ticket vendors and asked for spare change. When the victim opened her purse to get some money, the suspect snatched $10 from her wallet and ran to the platform. The suspect boarded a Millbrae bound train and was not located. The suspect was described as a white male, 5'6" tall, with brown hair and a gray beard. The investigating officer developed a possible suspect, based on the suspect description and behavior. The investigation continues.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a black BMX) to the bike racks on 6/10/15 at 2110 hours. The bicycle was secured with a cable lock. The victim returned at on 6/11/15 at 0030 hours to find their bicycle gone. An officer took the report.
A victim reported that their silver 2007 Honda CRV was burglarized while parked in stall 370 between 0730 and 1751 hours. The vehicle’s front passenger door window was shattered to gain entry; $1500.00 in cash and a pair of unknown name brand sunglasses were taken. An officer investigated the crime(s) and completed a report.
A patron reported that their green Vilano single speed road bike was stolen from the south racks between 0630-2251 hours. The victim locked the front wheel to the rack using a U-lock. The suspect removed the frame, leaving the front wheel locked to the rack.
An officer responded to a report of a subject playing loud and offensive music on a Richmond bound train. The officer contacted the subject in question and a wants check revealed that the subject had a felony no bail warrant charging parole violation issued from the California Department of Corrections. The subject was arrested and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for his warrant.
An officer contacted a subject for urinating and determined he was intoxicated. A search incident to arrest yielded suspected marijuana. The subject was arrested and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for public intoxication and issued a citation for the marijuana possession.
While on patrol, an officer observed and detained a subject for fare evasion. A wants check revealed that the subject had a misdemeanor $15k warrant charging vandalism issued from the SFPD. The subject was arrested and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for his warrant.
A victim reported his credit card that was stolen earlier in the city of Berkeley had been used to purchase $60.00 worth of BART tickets at the station between 1300-1400 hours. Video requested.
Berkeley PD requested that trains be held out of the station while they responded to a reported robbery one block from the station. The four suspects were seen running toward the station from the scene. Responding officers saw three of the suspects in the neighborhood and gave chase, but eventually lost them on Alcatraz Avenue. The station and platform were checked for the fourth suspect, but he was not located. There was about a 20 minute delay in service as a result of this incident.
A victim reported that they parked and locked their vehicle (a 2013 Ford F150) in the parking lot on 4/18/15, at 0900 hours. They returned today at 1105 hours to find their rear window smashed and interior ransacked. Loose change and blank checks were taken. The reporting officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints and was able to recover a latent print.
A citizen reported a male in the flea market who was known to have a stay-away order. Officers responded and located the male. The stay-away order was confirmed and the male was arrested for violation of a court order. He was booked at Santa Rita Jail.