221 total incidents logged at Balboa Park

 Grand Theft

Balboa Park - 1112-3692

A passing train operator reported a hole in the fence near milepost 14.7 on the M-1 track.  A District electrician investigated and reported approximately 240 feet of copper cable had been stolen from the area.  Detectives were notified and the investigation is ongoing. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

Train Delay

Balboa Park

Trains were held for 15 minutes as officers searched for a person who ran into the station after taking an iPod from a person while on a Muni bus. The search for the suspect proved negative. 1111-0903 L12.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Outside Assist Train Delay 

Battery

Balboa Park - 1110-3143

A BART Officer and SFPD Officers responded to the station regarding a fight involving multiple subjects.  Further investigation revealed the battery occurred between two subjects who know each other with the primary aggressor having left the station.  The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 25 years old, all black clothing, 5’10”, 195 lbs.  The victim refused to pursue a criminal complaint.  He suffered a bloody nose, was treated at the scene by Fire/paramedics and released.  As a result of SFPD’s area search outside the station, they arrested a suspect for resisting arrest/drunk in public and took the case. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

Psychiatric Evaluation

Balboa Park - 1110-1443

An adult male was transported for a psychiatric evaluation after he was seen leaving his bags on the platform at the station and boarding a train.  The male had approached an off duty officer and was talking about religion before he left his bags on the platform and left the area on a south bound train.  The officer recontacted the individual at the San Bruno Station and waited for on duty personnel to arrive.  The bags were retrieved by the station agent and found to contain nothing suspicious.  Officers determined that the male was unable to care for himself and placed him on a psychiatric hold.  Trains on the line were checked for any other materials he may have left and some of his papers and ID were recovered on one of those trains.  The train searches resulted in a 5-7 minute delay.  TSOC was notified. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Psychiatric Evaluation 

Battery on a Station Agent

Balboa Park - 1109-1949

A subject was observed exiting the paid area (emergency gate) of the station by the station agent.  The station agent  contacted the subject who hit him in the jaw with a closed fist.  The suspect fled the station on Geneva Ave., toward City College of San Francisco.  BART officers identified the suspect ,but the agent refused to make a complaint. 

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

 Attempted Homicide/Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Balboa Park - 1109-0960

Officers were dispatched to the station after the station agent called to report a stabbing near the fare gates.  The victim was with the agent and the suspect had fled the station on foot.  Officers arrived and began the investigation.  The victim, an adult male, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of a stab wound to his neck.  Detectives and an ID Tech responded to the scene.  Officers were able to locate witnesses at the scene who were able to provide a detailed description of the suspect.  The description was shared with the San Francisco Police Department.  At 0751 hours, an SFPD officer detained a possible suspect in the area of San Jose Ave/Mission Street.  The witnesses positively identified the suspect as the responsible party.  The suspect was then transported to the hospital, where the victim also identified him as the attacker.  The suspect was then transported to the Powell Street substation, where he was interviewed by detectives.  The suspect confessed to the crime and was found to have two knives on his person.  He was subsequently booked at the San Francisco County Jail for attempted murder.  The victim is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.  The attack appears to be unprovoked. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Assault/Battery Weapon Involved 

Battery (Spit)

Balboa Park - 1108-1962

A patron attempted to enter the station with an invalid ticket.  The station agent told the patron the ticket was no good.  The patron bought another ticket and entered the station.  The patron then asked for his original ticket back from the agent, but the agent would not give it back to him.  The patron eventually spit on the agent and entered the system, riding the train to the next station: Glen Park.  An officer conducted an area such for the suspect, but was unable to locate him.  The suspect is described as follows: WM, scraggly blonde beard, 5-07, 160, hat and brown fatigues. 

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

 Indecent Exposure

Balboa Park - 1108-1822

A sergeant responded to the station on a report of a male subject on the platform with his pants down and genitals exposed.  The suspect entered  a train and proceeded to walk thought the consist, purposely wiggling his genitalia.  The sergeant contacted the subject on the train and detained him.  The victim/witness placed the suspect under arrest for indecent exposure.  The suspect was booked at SF city jail. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Sex Crime 

Domestic Violence / Battery Arrest

Balboa Park - 1108-1690

Officers responded to the report of a domestic dispute in the passenger pick-up zone of the station between a male and a female.  Apparently, the male was trying to exit the female’s vehicle with his belongings, but she refused to let him take them.  While attempting to remove his property from the vehicle, the female kicked the male in the head several times.  The male refused medical attention.  The female was arrested for domestic violence and is to be booked at SF City jail. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Assault/Battery Domestic Violence 

 Welfare Check/Drug Paraphernalia/Warrant Arrest

Balboa Park - 1108-1249

8/10/11 - 0722 Hours A train operator reported a subject in the lead car “nodding off” with a needle sticking out of his leg.  An officer checked the train and off-boarded the subject.  A warrant check on the subject revealed $60,000.00 in warrants for burglary and theft out of San Francisco County.  The warrants were confirmed and the subject was transported to a Medical Center to remove the needle and be cleared for booking.  The subject was transported to San Mateo County Jail for the warrants and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General Auto Theft/Burglary Narcotics Medical Assistance 

Violate a Domestic Violence Restraining Order

Balboa Park - 1106-3307

6/24/11 - 2207 The Station agent at Balboa Park Station reported that there was a 35 year old Asian Male harassing a 27 year old Asian female at the station. The female had a one year old baby with her and asked the station agent to call the police. A BART Officer was at the station and heard the subjects yelling at each other. The female was trying to get away from the male and the male was refusing to comply with the officer who was attempting to detain him. The male suspect turned quickly and aggressively toward the officer and the officer held him at Taser point until the suspect complied. A subsequent check revealed that the male suspect had a Domestic Violence Stay Away Order and the protected person was the female that he was harassing at the station. He was arrested for violation of that order. Once detained in the police office the suspect became agitated once again and started banging his own head into the wall and had to be physically controlled by officers at the scene to prevent him from hurting himself. A medical unit was summoned to the scene to check on the suspect and he was cleared for booking. A BART Sergeant tried to interview the subject but the suspect refused. The video hotline was notified.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Resisting Arrest 

 Warrant Arrest

Balboa Park

A warrant confirmation check on a female subject at the station revealed three outstanding felony narcotic-related arrest warrants out of San Francisco. The female was arrested for the warrants and booked at the San Francisco Jail. 1106-2022 L12.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General 

 Grand Theft Person (Cold Report)

Balboa Park - 1106-0893

A female victim reported to Police Dispatch that their iPod Touch device was stolen two-hours earlier while at the station. An offficer was finally able to make contact with the victim in the late afternoon and learned the theft occurred in the bus zone area on the south side of Geneva Ave. The victim state two black male juveniles approached her and one of them snatched her iPod. The suspects ran to San Jose Ave, then south on San Jose Ave. The suspect who grabbed the iPod was wearing a dark BB cap, and red & white jacket. The other suspect was wearing a dark BB cap and a dark jacket. The victim stated she cannot identify the suspects.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Warrant Arrest

Balboa Park - 1105-3389

An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and determined that he had two outstanding $20,000 warrants for battery. The male was arrested for the warrants and booked at San Francisco County Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest Quality of Life 

 Outside Assist/Robbery

Balboa Park - 1105-2496

An officer responded to a reported fight between two adult male suspects at the station. The officer was able to locate both parties on the platform and take both into custody. It was determined that the males were involved in a fight over one trying to rob the other of his marijuana. The case was determined to have started on the street level (in San Francisco Police Department's jurisdiction). SFPD officers responded and took custody of both parties and will handle the investigation.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Narcotics Outside Assist Assault/Battery 

Attempted Roberry

Balboa Park - 1105-0333

A patron observed 2 suspects playing 3 Card Monte while on board a Daly City train. The patron off-boarded at the Balboa Park station and the two suspects followed him. The two suspects then punched the victim and attempted to take his I-phone and I-pod. The victim was able to maintain his property and the suspects fled in an unknown direction. The victim called BART police the next day, to file a report. The first suspect was described as a black male in his early 30's, 6' tall, wearing a baseball cap with a red bill, red striped shirt, and dark pants. The second suspect was described as a black male, 6' 2" tall with a goatee, wearing a white T-shirt, and black pants.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Robbery Assault/Battery 

Battery

Balboa Park

A station agent contacted two adult males in the free area for playing loud music on a stereo that was plugged into the station wall. As the agent tried to unplug the stereo, one male punched the agent in the face and the other male kicked him. The suspects then fled in an unknown direction. Police were unable to locate the suspects, and no medical attention was required. 1012-1580 L12.

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

 Suspicious Person

Balboa Park

San Francisco PD reported that a distraught female had told them she felt suicidal and was somewhere on the trackway near the Balboa Park Station. Train service was delayed for 21 minutes while BART and San Francisco officers searched the Glen Park, Balboa Park, and Daly City stations with negative results. 1012-0274 L12.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Outside Assist Train Delay 

 Strongarm Robbery

Balboa Park - 0910-1483

An adult female victim was descending the stairs into the station when a male suspect grabbed her cell phone from her hand. When the victim tried to hang onto the phone, she was knocked to the ground during the struggle. The suspect fled out of the station with the phone. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect. The victim was not injured during the incident.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery 

 Attempt Robbery

Balboa Park

A group of male juveniles walked up to male subject who was sitting on a train with his laptop. One of the juveniles tried to physically take the victim's laptop, but the victim wrestled it away from the suspect. All but one of the suspects fled the train as it approached the Balboa Park station. Officers detained the lone suspect at the Daly City station, and cited and released him due to his minor involvement in the crime. The victim was not injured. 0609-1561 L12.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Robbery 

 Robbery

Balboa Park - 0905-0947

An adult male suspect grabbed an iPod from an adult male patron on-board a train at the Balboa Park Station. The suspect fled on foot with the loss and ran out of the station and onto the city streets with the victim in pursuit. During the chase, the suspect threatened to shoot the victim, but no weapon was seen. The San Francisco Police Department detained the suspect and recovered the loss. The suspect was turned over to the BART Police Department and booked into jail for robbery and several outstanding arrest warrants.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery 

Battery

Balboa Park

A woman was battered by four female juveniles while riding on a Daly City bound train. The parties off boarded at the Balboa Park Station, and the suspects fled on a bus. The victim needed medical treatment for injuries to her face. 0902-2577 L12.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Assault/Battery Medical Assistance 

 Robbery

Balboa Park

An adult male patron had just entered the Balboa Park station when he was surrounded by a group of adult male suspects. One of the suspects snatched the victim's cellphone. When the victim asked for it back, he was punched twice in the face. The suspects fled and were not located. 0812-2138. L21.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery Assault/Battery 

 Warrant Arrest

Balboa Park - 0811-2392

An adult male was detained for disturbing the peace after he was reported by a hot dog vendor to be verbally harassing her. Investigating officers subsequently arrested the suspect on an outstanding $25,000 warrant out of SFPD charging indecent exposure.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest Sex Crime 

 Warrant Arrest

Balboa Park - 0811-1880

An adult male detained for fare evasion was arrested and booked on a warrant charging failure to appear in court for a commercial burglary out of Colma P.D.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest