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.
Officers were dispatched to a report of a subject of a subject who was seated upside down and twitching and moaning. The officers were able to locate and detain the subject in question. A wants check revealed that the subject had a warrant for his arrest. It was a misdemeanor $20k warrant charging possession of stolen property issued from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office. The subject also had suspected narcotics in his possession. The subject was arrested and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for his warrant and for possession of narcotics.
A record check on a person detained for trespassing on the trackway revealed an active stay away order from the station. The subject was placed under arrest for trespassing and violation of a court order. A search of the suspect’s person incident to arrest resulted in the recovery of a crack pipe. There was no delay in service. TSA-07344-15.
Officers detained two adult male subjects for reportedly fighting each other at the station. Both subjects placed one another under citizen’s arrest for battery, and they were issued their individual citations for the crime. One of the subjects, however, was deemed to be too intoxicated to care for his own safety and placed under arrest. A sergeant approved the arrest and the subject was booked into Santa Rita jail, in addition to being issued a prohibition order.
Officers detained a male for having an open container of an alcoholic beverage in public (platform). During the detention the suspect became uncooperative and stated “ I will fight you.” The suspect got in a fighting stance and did not cooperate. The officers then used physical prowess (use of force) to handcuff the suspect. A Sgt responded to the scene and conducted a use of force investigation. The Sgt was instructed to ensure station video will be requested. The suspect was booked into the Glynn Dyer Jail.
A victim reported the theft of his black 26-speed Nishiki bike from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a U-lock at 0800 hours on 2/25 and when the victim returned the same day at 1800 hours, the bike and lock were gone.
Officers responded to reports of a male sitting inside the trackway of the Ashby Station consuming alcohol and interrupting train traffic. The male was removed without force and was placed under arrest for trespassing on railroad property. A sergeant approved the arrest and the male was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.