Patrons reported that a male appeared to be unable to care for himself due to intoxication. The person was identified as Shawn Vankorner 31 years old out of the San Francisco area. He was arrested for public intoxication and a warrant.
A patron reported that their red and white Excalibur mountain bike was stolen from the racks in the paid area, between 7/27/18 at 0800 hours to today at 1800 hours. The victim secured the bike with a U-lock and cable lock.
A juvenile suspect snatched a cell phone from a victim aboard a Dublin bound train at the Castro Valley Station. The victim chased the suspect but lost them. A responding officer located the suspect near the station and he was detained. The suspect was positively identified by the victim who recovered his phone. The juvenile was placed under arrest for theft from a person.
A victim reported they found their 2002 Honda Accord unlocked and their stereo missing while parked at the Castro Valley Station, between 0820-1910 hours. Its suspected the suspect used a key to enter the Honda.
A BART system service worker reported that a male suspect brandished a knife at him and went back up to the platform. The suspect was located by officers and a sergeant, detained at gunpoint and taken into custody without incident. The folding knife was also recovered. The victim identified him as the responsible person and placed him under citizen's arrest for brandishing a weapon. A lieutenant responded to conduct a use of force investigation. The suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Santa Rita Jail for brandishing a weapon. BART Central was notified of the incident. TSOC was notified.
A victim reported that a suspect (with two other male suspects, all BMs, teens) took her iPhone 6 from her hand and ran out of the train at the station at the Castro Valley Station. The victim reported the crime at the Fruitvale Station. The phone was not able to be tracked and the suspects were not located. The victim was not injured and station/train video will be requested.
A victim reported that their vehicle was burglarized while parked in the lot between 0730-1651 hours. It is unknown how entry was made into the vehicle, as there was no damage, but a gym bag with gym clothes, sunglasses, a small amount of cash and prescription medication was taken. The vehicle was processed for evidence.
A victim reported (via phone report) that the passenger window of her vehicle was smashed and two garage door openers had been taken from the vehicle. The crime occurred between 0800-2100 hours on 8/22.
Officers responded to the station for a report of a theft that had just occurred. Two male cab drivers were involved in an argument when one of the males reached into the parked cab via the driver’s window and grabbed the other male driver by the throat. When the male victim stated that he was going to call the police the male suspect grabbed the phone and walked off with it. The male suspect was detained by responding officers and was subsequently positively identified by the victim. The male suspect was placed under arrest for battery, theft of the phone and booked into the Santa Rita Jail. The victim had scratches and complained of pain to his neck, but refused medical attention.
A female victim reported that her iPhone 6 was snatched from her hand while on a Dublin bound train. The suspects got off the train at Castro Valley, while the victim remained on board and reported the theft at Dublin/Pleasanton Station. Officers responded and detained two suspects at Castro Valley Station, who had just boarded the Daly CIty bound train. The suspects did not have the victim's phone. However, while the train was at San Leandro Station, a patron found an iPhone 6 in the space between two train cars, where the suspects had been. The phone was confirmed to be the victim's. The victim refused to attempt an in-field identification. Lacking other witnesses, the two suspects were released. The phone was returned to the victim.
Two men were involved in a verbal dispute in front of the station when one man struck the other, knocking him to the ground. Witnesses phoned the police and officers responded and detained the suspect nearby. The victim was knocked unconscious and was transported to hospital by ambulance. The suspect was arrested and booked for aggravated assault and issued a prohibition order.