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.
An off-duty BPD sergeant driving by the Castro Valley parking lot observed two suspicious subjects. He flagged down the on-duty sergeant and they contacted the two, now located by a burglarized vehicle. A search of the lot revealed another burglarized vehicle nearby. The suspects had also traveled to Dublin station, and a check of the lots there revealed three more burglarized vehicles. Both suspects were arrested and booked for burglary, possession of stolen property and outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants.
A verbal altercation took place when a subject driving a vehicle nearly struck a pedestrian. The suspect driver threatened to stab the pedestrian victim. No weapon seen. Report was 30 minutes cold. Suspect GOA/UTL.