231 total incidents logged at Balboa Park

 Petty Theft

Balboa Park - 1309-4187

A victim reported someone took a $300.00 purple 17“ Asus laptop computer from her bag while she was sitting on the platform waiting for a Dublin bound train. The victim did not see anyone take the merchandise. Video requested.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Petty Theft 

 Bicycle Theft

Balboa Park - 1309-4031

A victim reported her $150.00 blue and orange Cannondale M400 men’s mountain bicycle was stolen while it was cable locked at the bike racks in the paid area of the station between 0015 hours on 9/15/13 to 0930 hours on 9/24/13.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Bicycle Theft 

 Petty Theft (Bicycle)

Balboa Park - 1309-0542

A victim reported that his black Critical brand, single speed bike was taken from the bike racks between 0950-1315 hours.  The bike was secured with a cable lock. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Grand Theft

Balboa Park - 1308-4967

A BART Elevator/Escalator Repair Technicion reported that he left his tool bag behind an escalator maintenance barrier on 8/30/13 at 1000 hours.  He returned at on 8/30/13 at 1415 hours to discover that the bag and tools had been stolen.  The bag contained two Dewalt drills, 5 Dewalt batteries, and miscellaneous tools.  The value of the loss is about $1,200.00.  Station surveillance video was requested by the reporting officer.  There are no known suspects at this time. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 (Armed) Robbery

Balboa Park - 1308-4772

A female patron was aboard a Daly City bound train arriving at the station when she was suddenly confronted by a Black male suspect, who was wearing a black colored scarf wrapped around the lower part of his face.  The suspect, without saying a word, pointed a black colored semi-automatic handgun at the victim and grabbed the victim’s (black colored) iPhone from her hands.  He then stepped off the train, while the victim remained on the train.  The train then continued onto Daly City station, where the victim reported the robbery to police.  An area search for the suspect was performed, but the suspect was not located.  An officer investigated the case and requested train and station video.  The victim was not injured.  The suspect is described as: tall, wearing a blue jean shirt, dark colored pants, and a dark baseball style cap; this description was also relayed to San Francisco Police.  

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery 

 Petty Theft

Balboa Park - 1308-4424

A victim made a telephone report that someone took his $750.00 14 inch, Dell 142 Inspiron laptop while he was asleep on a Daly City bound train between the Richmond and Balboa Park stations. The victim stated the laptop was lying next to him when he fell asleep, and was missing when he woke up. There is no suspect information.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Petty Theft 

 Battery on a Transit Patron/Resisting Arrest/Prohibition Order

Balboa Park - 1308-4417

Patrons reported a female creating a disturbance on the platform.  The female suspect then began punching a female who was waiting for a train.  Officers from SFPD and BART arrived and had to use minimal force to take the suspect into custody.  The victim, who was apparently known to the suspect, suffered a scratch to her neck, an abrasion to her knee and a bite mark on her finger as a result of the attack.  The victim placed the suspect under citizen's arrest for battery.  The suspect had already been issued a prohibition order from a previous case, so she was cited for violation of that order and issued a new one.  She was then booked into the San Francisco County Jail for battery and resisting arrest. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Prohibition Order Issued Resisting Arrest Assault/Battery 

 Bicycle Theft

Balboa Park - 1308-3553

A victim reported his $700.00 blue Jamis brand 15-speed road bike was stolen while it was cable locked at the station between 0925-2243 hours. The investigating officer requested station video.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

Disturbing the Peace/Violating a Court Order (Arrest)

Balboa Park - 1308-0517

A station agent reported that there was a subject inside the station harassing patrons.  An officer detained the subject and found he had an active court order prohibiting him from all stations.  The subject was arrested and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for violating the court order. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Violation of Court Order 

 (Attempt) Strong Arm Robbery

Balboa Park - 1307-3450

A female victim reported that while walking on the concourse level of the station, two minor suspects suddenly walked alongside of her and began physically leaning into her from opposite sides.  Believing the minors were preparing to take her cell phone, which she was carrying in her right hand, she hid the phone in her clothing.  A brief moment later the male suspect slapped her right hand and the victim yelled for help.  The suspects then fled from the station and, as they did so, joined two adult male subjects who appeared to be waiting nearby; the victim could not provide descriptions of the adults.  The victim described the suspects as Black and 9-10 years of age.  She further described each suspect as follows:  Suspect #1 – male, wearing a black jacket and jeans; Suspect #2 – female, wearing a yellow jacket and jeans.  The victim complained of soreness to her right hand, but refused medical care at the scene.  Responding officers performed an area search for the suspects, but were unable to locate them.  The investigating officer requested video of the station. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery 

 Grand Theft From a Person

Balboa Park - 1307-2338

A female patron reported that a male suspect (BM, 20-21 years, 5'8", thin build, wearing a grey striped hoodie and faded blue jeans) grabbed her iPhone from her hand as the train pulled into the station.  The suspect fled from the train, but the victim stayed on the train.  The victim was not injured.  The phone had tracking, but showed offline.  Video will be requested. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Bicycle Theft

Balboa Park - 1307-2072

A victim reported his silver Gary Fisher Hookueehkoo B21 mountain bicycle was stolen while it was cable locked at the bike racks between 0720-1900 hours. Video hotline notified.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Bicycle Theft 

 Strong Arm Robbery

Balboa Park - 1307-1658

A female victim reported that she was inside the station listening to music on her headphones when a subject came from behind her, reached into her jacket pocket, and removed her Iphone 5 (unknown serial number).  The suspect also tried to take the victim’s wallet, but the victim was able to struggle to keep it in her possession. The suspect fled on foot out of the station towards Ocean Ave.  Officers  responded to the area but were unable to locate the suspect.  There was a language barrier between the victim (Cantonese) and the officer so a CSO assisted with the translation.  Officers tried to track the cell phone but discovered that it had already been turned off.  (Suspect description:  Black male, 20-25 years old, wearing a gray hoodie).  

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Robbery 

 Attempt Theft from Person

Balboa Park - 1307-1403

A female victim reported that a suspect tried (but failed) to snatch her cell phone from her hands as she waited for someone outside of the fare gates in the free area of the station.  The suspect was described as a Black male, late teens, and wearing all black clothing.  The suspect fled on foot out of the station on the walkway towards Geneva Ave.  Officers searched the area with negative results.  The victim was not injured.  

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Warrant Arrest/Prohibition Order Issued

Balboa Park - 1307-0943

A station agent reported a man who had assaulted him two weeks earlier was in the station. An officer responded and detained a suspect who was positively identified by the station agent. No injuries had occurred from the battery. A warrant check on the subject revealed two outstanding arrest warrants out of Los Angeles totaling $60,000 for resisting arrest. The suspect was cited for battery on the previous case, issued a 30 day BART prohibition order, and placed under arrest on the warrants. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General Prohibition Order Issued Assault/Battery 

 Petty Theft

Balboa Park - 1307-0843

A victim reported her $300.00 black iPhone 5 was stolen while on a Pittsburg/Baypoint bound train the station. The victim reported the crime when she arrived at the Rockridge Station in Oakland.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Petty Theft 

 Robbery (Cold Report)

Balboa Park - 1307-0629

A female victim reported that at around 1230 hours she was at the ticket machines when a suspect grabbed her Iphone 5 (estimated value $200, unknown serial number at this time) from behind and whispered to the her that he had a knife.  The suspect fled on foot with the victim’s Iphone towards Muni.  (Suspect description: Black male, 19-23 years old, short hair, wearing a white sweater and baggy blue jeans.)  The victim was not injured.  The investigating officer will be requesting station video.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Robbery 

 Robbery

Balboa Park - 1306-2383

A female patron reported that she was standing on the platform when a juvenile suspect (BF, 13-17 years, 5'2", 110 lbs, short hair, wearing a black sweatshirt) took her iPhone from her jacket pocket.  When the victim tried to hang onto the phone, a struggle ensued and a second suspect (BM, 13-17 years, 5'4", 110 lbs, wearing a black sweatshirt and black jeans) punched the victim in the nose.  The suspects were able to take possession of the phone and fled out of the station.  The victim stayed on the platform and called to make the report.  She had some redness to her nose, but declined medical attention.   The victim did not have tracking on her phone.  Officers were unable to locate the suspects, but the investigating officer will be requesting station video. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery 

 Bicycle Theft

Balboa Park - 1306-1626

A victim reported her $120.00 balck Magna Fixie 26 inch bicycle was stolen while it was cable locked at the station between 0750-1900 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Bicycle Theft 

Domestic Violence

Balboa Park - 1306-1270

A female reported her boyfriend punched, her, pulled her hair, took her money, and physically threw her off a train while they were at the station. No medical attention was needed. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Assault/Battery Domestic Violence 

 Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Balboa Park - 1306-1111

Officers responded to a report of a man bleeding from the head.  According to a witness, the victim had gotten into a fight with two men who had objected to the way that the victim was treating his girlfriend.  The suspects hit the victim on the head with skateboards before fleeing from the station via the Geneva Ave. exit.  An unsuccessful area search was conducted for the suspects.  An ambulance was summoned and medical personnel treated the victim at the scene.  However, the victim declined to be transported to the hospital.  He left the station in a taxi cab, accompanied by his girlfriend.  (suspects’ descriptions: two W-Ms or O-Ms, 20’s, 5-8/5-10, long hair, wearing beanies, carrying skateboards) 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Assault/Battery 

Battery on a Station Agent

Balboa Park - 1306-0674

The station agent called to report that a male suspect (WM, beard, riding a bicycle which was towing a cart of strawberries) grabbed him and spat on him before fleeing the area.  The agent followed the suspect to San Francisco City College, but lost sight of him.  City College Police were notified and given the suspect description.  Officers searched for the suspect with negative results.  The agent was not injured. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Crimes Against BART Employees Assault/Battery 

 Grand Theft/Person

Balboa Park - 1306-0231

While on board a SF Airport bound train, a female patron had her Lumina brand cell phone stolen from her pocket by a male suspect who then fled from the station via the Geneva Avenue exit.  The victim saw the male take the phone and followed him into the station.  The suspect was described as a black male, about 26 years old, wearing a multi-colored hat, a dark letterman-style jacket and blue jeans.  Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect in the area.  SFPD was provided with the description.  Station video was requested. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Fare Evasion/ Warrant Arrest

Balboa Park -

An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion.  A records check revealed a Felony warrant for auto theft.  The male was debriefed by the zone sergeant regarding BART related crimes before being cited for fare evasion and booked into the San Francisco County Jail.  1305- 3037 L14

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Grand Theft from a Person

Balboa Park - 1304-3889

A female witness reported that she saw a suspect (Asian male, 20's, hair in ponytail, blue shirt) remove an object from another woman's purse while they were on the platform.  She initially thought the suspect and victim knew each other, so she didn't say anything to the victim until she and the victim boarded a train together.  The suspect stayed on the platform.  Once on the train, the victim realized that her iPhone was missing from her purse.  They then off-boarded at another station and made the report.  Officers checked the Balboa Park Station, but the suspect was gone.  The phone had tracking, but was only showing "offline."  The investigating officer will request station video. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket