A patron rep0rted that their white Giant Cypress 27-speed bike was stolen from the station between 0700 hours on 4/15/13 and 2330 hours on 4/19/13. The victim secured the bike to the racks with a cable lock. When they returned, the bike was gone. The victim valued the bike at $100.
A patron reported their cell phone was snatched from their hand as they entered the south entrance of the Balboa Park station. The victim described the suspect as a Black male adult, 20-25 years old. An area check for the suspect by responding officers was negative. The phone did not have tracking capability. The loss was an iPhone 4 valued at $300.00.
A patron reported by phone that their bike was stolen between 0830-1630 hours. The patron locked her dark gray Citizen folding bicycle to the racks inside the station using a U-lock through her helmet and bike frame. When she returned, the lock and helmet were still attached to the rack, but the bike was gone. The victim was unsure how the thief managed to remove the bike without disturbing the other items.
A patron reported the theft of his unknown brand, single speed bicycle. The bike was secured to the bike racks with a cable lock at 0830 hours and when the victim returned at 1320, the bike and lock were gone. Station video will be requested by the investigating officer.
A victim reported a man snatched a cell phone out of her hand while they were near the fare gates, and fled from the station. There were no injuries, and a search for the suspect proved negative.
A woman reported that she was on a Millbrae train when a male suspect snatched her iPhone out of her hand and fled with it through the station. (suspect description: W-M, 20’s, black hooded jacket, shorts)
A female patron reported that an adult male suspect (BM, 20's, tall, thin, green windbreaker jacket) pushed her head as he grabbed her iPhone from her hand and fled the area on foot. The suspect was not located by responding officers. The victim was not injured. The phone was not able to be tracked. The investigating officer will request station video.
A victim said she was robbed of $20.00 while on a train at the station. The victim said the suspect stood in front of her, took $20.00 from her wallet, and off boarded the train. There were no injuries. The victim did not report the crime until she arrived home after off boarding at the North Berkeley Station. Video hotline notified.
The victim reported the theft of his men's Novaro Express road bike, black and gray in color, with red stripes from the bike racks. The victim secured his bike with a U-lock and cable today between the hours of 1300-1600. The victim could not provide the serial number and valued the bike at $250.
While enroute to work, an off-duty officer observed a man drinking beer aboard a train. Subsequently, after going on duty, the officer located the suspect on the train when it returned from the airport station. The suspect admitted having been drinking and was found to be without a valid BART ticket. The officer could not locate the beer that the suspect had been drinking. The officer reprimanded the suspect for drinking in public, cited him for fare evasion, and arrested him on a $10,000 San Francisco misdemeanor warrant for petty theft with a prior conviction (and for several other misdemeanor and infraction warrants). A sergeant approved the arrest. The suspect was booked into San Francisco Jail.
A train operator reported a female had walked across the track way in front of his train to get to the other platform. Upon arrival, an officer detained the subject who was positively identified by the train operator. A warrant check revealed the suspect had an outstanding $10,000 arrest warrant out of Sonoma County for contempt of court. The train operator refused to place the suspect under citizen’s arrest for trespassing, and the suspect was placed under arrest for the warrant. TSOC notified. Trains were delayed for a few minutes.
Victim reported that a male snatched her iPhone 3 from her hand and ran from the station while they were on a Millbrea bound train at the Balboa Park Station. She chased the suspect who fled up stairs. Victim does not believe she can identify the suspect. A search or the area was negative. The value of the phone was not reported. 1212-1846, L13 Victim reported that a male snatched her iPhone 3 from her hand and ran from the station while they were on a Millbrea bound train at the Balboa Park Station. She chased the suspect who fled up stairs. Victim does not believe she can identify the suspect. A search or the area was negative. The value of the phone was not reported.
While on a Daly City bound train, a victim was wrestled and robbed of his cell phone by three males who then fled from the scene when the train arrived at the station. Officers arrived at the scene and assisted San Francisco Police in tracking the phone. San Francisco Police detained three subjects matching the description given a few blocks from the station. The victim sustained a cut to his finger, but refused medical attention. Two of the suspects were positively identified by the victim as the ones who took his phone, which was recovered. The two suspects were placed under arrest for robbery. A sergeant arrived to approve the arrest, and detectives arrived at the scene to interview the suspects. Video was requested from the incident train.
A victim reported the theft of his computer bag ($100.00) containing a laptop computer ($800.00), I-phone charger ($35.00), earphones ($20.00) and an Ethernet cable ($25.00). The victim said he sat down on a bench inside the station and put his bag down next to him. As the victim was talking on the phone, he walked about ten feet from his bag. He returned to where he had left his bag and discovered that it was missing. He did not see anyone take his bag. Case is being investigated.
A patron reported to a station agent at 24th Street Station, that she saw the suspect with his hand on a patron's purse aboard a Daly City bound train. The suspect, an AM, 30-40 yrs, blu sweatshirt, blu jeans, no socks and sneakers, made eye contact with the reporting party and started to pull out a hammer from his back pack. The train was held at Balboa Park Station. The suspect, who matched the description, was contacted by an officer at the agent's booth. A records check of the suspect revealed a $75,000 warrant out of SFPD charging battery. The suspect was placed under arrest for the warrant. The suspect was debriefed by the sergeant and booked into SF Jail on the warrant. No victim from the original call could be located.
A patron reported his $400.00 gray and black men’s 21 speed Rockhopper bicycle with red duct tape on the handle bars was stolen while it was parked and cable locked at the station between 0900-2359 hours.
An officer detained a subject for fare evasion. A records/warrant check of the subject revealed a 10,000 warrant for possession of burglary tools issued by SFPD. Daly City PD held a 2,500 warrant for theft. A sergeant debriefed the subject and gained information of BART related crimes. Subject was cited on the fare evasion and booked into jail on the warrants.
A victim reported the theft of a black camera bag from the Balboa Park station. The victim entered the station around 0800 hours and set the bag next to them as they waited for the train. Victim was facing away from the bag and the bag was taken during the 15-20 minute wait for the train. No suspect description available. Officer investigating case.
A suspect snatched an iPhone from the hand of a victim while on a Millbrae bound train at the Balboa Park Station platform. Witnesses gave chase to the suspect and another male who was with the first suspect. One witness was pepper sprayed by a suspect. Both suspects were taken into custody and identified by various witnesses and the victims. The pepper spray victim refused medical attention. A Detective was called out. Suspect #1 confessed to the crime. Additional charges for the second suspect are being sought for the pepper spray. Both suspects were booked into Juvenile Hall.
A suspect rubbed an unknown substance in the eyes of a victim causing irritation and temporary blindness while on an Airport bound train. The suspect along with five others took the victims Ipad and ran off the train. The victim refused medical attention. 1207-1258, L13 A suspect rubbed an unknown substance in the eyes of a victim causing irritation and temporary blindness while on an Airport bound train. The suspect along with five others took the victims Ipad and ran off the train. The victim refused medical attention.
A patron lent his phone, a Bra Apple 3G, to a male subject. The male, BM, 20-30 yrs, 5'09"-5'11" , slim build, short cropped hair, wearing a blk leather coat and dark jeans, kept the victim's phone and ran off with it. The victim said the suspect had a large lower lip. The value of the phone was $150.
The San Francisco Police Department Bomb Squad responded to investigate a suspicious package that was located in the area of Geneva and San Jose Streets near the Balboa Park Station. The station entrances nearest the scene were closed and BART police and transportation personnel directed patrons away from the area during the incident, but the station remained open for service. The item was cleared at 18:09 and the station entrances were reopened. TSOC notified.