A taxi driver and a motorist both reported a suspicious circumstance to an officer. The taxi driver said that he saw a male suspect wearing a ski mask try to knock a woman down near the bus zone. The suspect fled towards Castro Valley Blvd. and the victim ran towards the station. The motorist said that she saw a man with a ski mask attack a couple near the bus zone. The suspect knocked the male to the ground, then struggled with the female over some property. The motorist said that the suspect ran towards Strobridge Ave. The officer could not locate the suspect or any victims. The Alameda Co. Sheriff’s Dept. (ACSO) was notified. ACSO had not received any similar reports. (suspect description: unknown-race male, 5-10/6-0, 160-180 or “skinny,” dark-colored eyes, black-colored ski mask with white-rimmed eye holes, black sweatshirt or jacket, blue jeans)
An officer responded to the platform on a report of a male unlawfully lodging on the train. The juvenile male suspect was contacted and off-boarded. The suspect provided two false names before his real name was learned. The suspect told the officer he had on an ankle monitoring bracelet, but he removed it. Upon a records check, the suspect was a listed in MUPS as a missing person to Hayward PD by the Juvenile Justice Center in Hayward. The juvenile was transported to Alameda County Juvenile Hall at the request of the Juvenile Justice Center.
While on patrol in the parking lot, an officer contacted a man who was sleeping in the bushes. A warrant check on the subject revealed an outstanding $5,000 no-cite arrest warrant out of Alameda County for embezzlement. The subject was placed under arrest for the warrant and booked at the Santa Rita Jail. 1112-1109 L12.
A female victim reported man ran off with her white Sprint cell phone after giving the man permission to use it while they were in the carpool lot. The suspect ran northbound toward Redwood Road. Officers checked the area for the suspect with negative results. 1110-0420 L12.
Officers responded to the station on the report of a male suspect drinking vodka from a bottle and being boisterously loud on a north bound train. The officers contacted and off-boarded the suspect and determined he was intoxicated in public. The suspect was arrested and booked for public intoxication at the Santa Rita jail facility.
An anonymous patron flagged down a sergeant at the station and advised him of a male casing vehicles in the parking lot. The sergeant located and contacted the subject in the parking lot. Upon the consensual contact, the sergeant asked the subject if he any weapons in his possession. The subject stated he had a knife and Airsoft “BB” gun. The knife, a dagger, was concealed and the subject was subsequently arrested for possession of a concealed dagger violation. Incident to arrest, a search was conducted and the suspect was in possession of a “shaved” vehicle key, a burglary tool violation. The suspect was booked for the dagger and burglary tool possessions at the Santa Rita jail facility.
A male subject with a stroller was in front of the station when he contacted a station agent who was also in front of the station. The male told the station agent his 2-year old child was missing for five minutes now. The male stated he boarded a Millbrae train at West Dublin station and off-boarded at Castro Valley, and didn’t realize the child was missing until then. BART Central confirmed there are no Millbrae bound trains traveling through Castro Valley station. A BOLO was broadcasted over the District PA systems and trains checked throughout District. A sergeant responded to the station and met the male subject who reported the missing child. The reporting party’s account of how/where/when the child went missing was inconsistent. The sergeant suspected the male under the influence or had psychiatric issues. The sergeant was able to contact the wife of the reporting party, who confirmed she had possession of their child. The wife responded to the Castro Valley station, along with the child. The reporting party was determined to be in need of psychiatric evaluation and was detained for such; and transported to John George Psychiatric Pavilion by responding medical personnel. The detainee has a history of psychiatric detentions/evaluations.
A subject was reportedly masturbating on board a train at the Dublin Station. The Train Operator was the reporting party and the victim. Officers intercepted the train at the Castro Valley Station. The train operator identified the suspect to officers and placed him under citizens’ arrest. The suspect was taken into custody and booked for Lewd Conduct in Public at the Santa Rita Jail.
The station agent called to report a habitual fare evader who had just fare evaded into the station, and who the agent believed had a warrant for his arrest. Officers responded and made contact with the suspect on the platform. The adult male suspect was found to have a $20,000 warrant for domestic violence. The male was booked at the Santa Rita Jail for the warrant.
Pleasanton police reported that a "grab-and-run" theft had occurred at a mall store and that a group of five teenage-male suspects were heading toward the West Dublin station. Per the station agent, the suspects had boarded a train headed for Castro Valley. One suspect had fare evaded. The train was held at Castro Valley for 13 minutes. BART police detained the teenagers and recovered the stolen property. Two of the suspects were turned over to Pleasanton PD officers, who took them into custody for theft and possession of stolen property.
A suspect struck a female victim, over the head with a glass bottle, after she refused to give him some money. The victim said the suspect was a Black male, approximately thirty one years of age, 5’9, 135 pounds, bald, wearing a tan jacket, and navy blue jeans. The suspect fled the area towards the Walgreen’s Store on Castro Valley Blvd. BART Police responded and performed an area check but met with negative results. The victim suffered a non life threatening injury and was transported by paramedics to Eden Hospital. The victim says she could positively identify the suspect. 1102-0741 L19 UPDATE: 2/6/11 0003 hrs. Alameda County Sheriff's Deputies detained an individual in the City of Castro Valley who matched the description of the assault suspect. BART Officers soon took control of the individual and performed an in-field/hospital identification with the victim. The victim positively identified the suspect as the responsible and he was arrested for the assault. In a subsequent interview, performed by a sergeant, the suspect admitted to assaulting the victim with an alcoholic beverage bottle after being insulted by the victim. The suspect was booked at Santa Rita Jail for the assault; the victim was due to be released from the hospital later in the morning. L22
An adult male attempted to take a purse off the leg of a woman by crawling under the seats on a Dublin bound train at the Castro Valley station while she was asleep. The suspect was unsuccessful, and fled the station in an unknown direction. The woman reported the crime to the police when she arrived at the Dublin station. 1012-2722 L12.
A BART employee reported seeing a white male subject masturbating onboard an SF train at the Castro Valley BART Station. The suspect was located on board the train and positively identified by the employee. The suspect was placed under citizen's arrest and booked at Santa Rita Jail for Indecent Exposure. 1012-1622 S-56
A male subject on board a train between San Leandro and Castro Valley Stations sat across from a female passenger and began trying to get the woman's attention. He eventually put his hand down his pants and began manipulating his genitals while trying to get the woman to watch him. The male off-boarded at Castro Valley Station and the woman reported the incident. The male was located near the station and the victim made a positive identification. The male, who had prior convictions for indecent exposure and lewd conduct and was on probation for indecent exposure, was booked at Santa Rita Jail for probation violation and lewd act in public. He may also be connected to a prior case with similar circumstances (1011-3465).
An officer stopped and detained a subject for fare evasion to exit by piggy-backing. The suspect had a no bail, felony warrant (CDC) for parole violation(s). The suspect was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Santa Rita jail.
Officers responded to a report of a subject exposing himself and masturbating on a San Francisco-bound train arriving at the station. Officers located the suspect walking away from the station. The suspect, who was positively identified by the victim, was arrested and booked.
An adult male was walking through the station parking lot when he was approached by two suspects who demanded the victims wallet and money. The victim resisted and one of the suspects hit the victim and stabbed the victim with a sharp object. The suspects then fled from the scene in a vehicle. Suspect #1 was described as a White Male about 16 years old with dark hair. Suspect #2 was described as a White Male about 14 years old wearing dark clothes. The suspect vehicle was described as an older American model, dark and dirty with lots of stuff in the car. The victim was transported to hospital for treatment.
Officers responded to a report of a boyfriend and girlfriend arguing on the platform. Officers discovered that the female had been scratched by the male during the altercation. The male was booked at Santa Rita Jail for the battery and the female refused medical attention.
An adult male suspect was arrested after he inappropriately touched at least four female patrons in the free area of the station. Two of the victims placed the suspect under citizen's arrest and a third victim will be contacted as part of the follow-up investigation. The suspect was booked at Santa Rita Jail for two counts of sexual battery.
Patrons advised that a 63-year-old man aboard a Daly City-bound train did not appear to be breathing. The train was held at Castro Valley station. The first police officer on scene began CPR. Fire department personnel removed the victim from the train and temporarily restored his pulse. The victim, who had prior heart-related medical problems, died at Eden Hospital at 1718 hrs.
Officers responded to the area of the Castro Valley BART station on a report from A/C Transit that a juvenile was carrying a firearm on board a bus. A sergeant assisted Alameda County Sheriffs' Deputies detain a group of juveniles who matched the description and narcotics were recovered from one of the suspects. No firearm was located.
While on a Daly City bound train leaving the Dublin Station, a female victim called dispatch to report a male suspect masturbating. The male was contacted by officers at the Castro Valley Station and identified by the victim as the responsible party. The victim placed the suspect under citizen's arrest and because he had a prior conviction for a similar offense, he was booked for felony indecent exposure at the Santa Rita Jail.