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.
Allegedly, an adult male sitting in his car in the city of Castro Valley, was surrounded by numerous teenagers. One of the teens reached into the car, struggled with the victim, and took cash from the victim's lap. The suspect was located on the platform of CVS and was taken into custody. He was turned over to ACSO.
Officers responded to the station regarding an adult male who was suspiciously looking into vehicles. An officer observed the suspect hiding, then running away from the station. The officer chased, tackled and detained the resistive suspect. The suspect was on probation for auto theft and possession of narcotics, in possession of crystal amphetamines and burglary tools, and was booked.
Two young adult male suspects approached a 20 year old male victim on platform #2. One suspect placed his arm around the victim's neck while the second suspect grabbed the victim's messenger bag containing the victim's wallet, iphone and lap top. The incident was not immediately reported, and the suspects fled prior to the arrival of officers.
Officers responded to a report of an adult male disturbing others on a train holding at Castro Valley Station. Upon contact, the subject became uncooperative, took a swing at one of the officers and had to be physically subdued with the aid of a K9. The subject was booked for the above charges.
Two male juveniles waiting for a train on the Castro Valley station platform began to throw bottles at vehicles passing by on the freeway, shattering a car's windshield. The driver who was covered in glass was able to drive to the station and detain the suspects. The suspects admitted their involvement to officers. The suspects were cited and released to their parents. Driver was uninjured. 0809-2205. L21.
A patrol sergeant was flagged down by a citizen on Castro Valley Blvd. who reported spotting a suspected burglar from a case that occurred earlier in the day in the jurisdiction of the Alameda County Sheriff's Dept. The sergeant detained the suspect and turned him over to the Sheriff's Dept.
A male patron got into a taxi and was accosted by a female acquaintance of the driver. She got into the back seat with the passenger and made a lewd advance on him, grabbing his thigh and reaching for his crotch. The passenger jumped out of the cab and called police. The suspect was arrested and booked for the battery and an outstanding warrant.
A citizen approached an off-duty BPD officer (having known the officer previously) and advised the latter that he had found a pipe bomb at his residence that was left behind by a previous roommate. The bomb, which was in the reporting party's car parked in a local MacDonald's restaurant parking lot, was recovered and secured by the Alameda County Sheriff's Bomb Squad.
An adult male was reportedly standing in some bushes, yelling. An officer located the male and ordered him to step away from the bushes and to show his hands. The suspect pulled a knife from a sheath concealed in his waistband, and only dropped it when the officer raised his firearm. The suspect was arrested and booked.