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.
A patron reported an intoxicated male at the station. An officer contacted the male and determined that he was too intoxicated to care for himself. The male was booked into the Santa Rita Jail for public intoxication.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion. The male ran from the officer and out of the station. Two sergeants, who were responding for cover, located the male and tried to detain him, but he ran from them. They were able to catch up to him and had to physically force him to the ground. The male, who was not injured, was eventually booked into the Santa Rita Jail for resisting arrest.
A victim reported the theft of their green and black bike (unknown brand) from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a cable lock on 5/19 at 1900 hours and when the victim returned at 0900 hours on 5/30, the bike and lock were gone.
A patron made a late report for the theft of a catalytic converter from a vehicle that had been parked at the Castro Valley Station. The crime occurred on Friday, 5/13/16 between 07:20 and 17:30 and the victim vehicle was a 2006 Honda Element that had been parked in space #607.
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office requested that our officers respond to take over a domestic violence investigation. ACSO deputies had been passing trough the parking lot about 30 minutes before and had found a female victim on the ground, suffering from injuries to her face. The suspect was her former boyfriend, who had left the area. ACSO deputies attempted to contact the suspect at his residence, but he fled in a vehicle. ACSO pursued the suspect, but had to terminate the pursuit in the interests of public safety. The victim declined an EPO. The case will be forwarded to detectives for follow up.
A patron called in a male sleeping on the train with a kitchen knife in his lap. Officers contacted the male and recovered the knife without incident. A records check revealed a $50,000 warrant for burglary. The male was booked into the Santa Rita Jail for the warrant.
A victim reported the theft of their green Cannondale brand bicycle, valued at $2,400.00, while it was cable locked at the station on 3/2/16, between 0910 and 1940 hours. An officer contacted the victim and completed a report.
A Good Samaritan performed CPR upon an adult male who, according to witnesses, suddenly collapsed while on the platform. A sergeant and an officer responded, as did fire and paramedic personnel. Medical personnel continued life-saving efforts and transported the male to a nearby hospital where he eventually passed away. Based upon witness statements, no foul play is suspected.
Officers detained a female and a male while investigating an earlier report of a domestic violence incident. During the investigation, officers learned the couple was in a dating relationship and that the female had earlier battered the male, which caused him minor/visible injuries; he refused medical assistance. The officers then placed the female under arrest for domestic violence, and she was eventually booked into the county jail.
A resident called in to report a male suspect who broke into a vehicle in the parking lot. The resident was able to give the direction of flight as the suspect left the area on foot. An Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy located a male matching the description walking nearby and detained him. The male was found to have a $10,000 warrant for auto theft and to be in possession of a screwdriver and drill bit. The reporting party identified him as the responsible person and said that she saw him in the victim vehicle. The victim vehicle, which had a broken window and had been ransacked, was processed for evidence. The suspect declined to give a statement. He was booked into the Santa Rita Jail for auto burglary, possession of burglary tools and the warrant.
A victim reported that their silver colored 2014 Honda CRV was burglarized while parked in the station’s west lot, stall 1053, between 0750 and 1825 hours. The vehicle’s front passenger window was smashed to gain entry and the vehicle’s manuals, a credit card and $10.00 were taken. The investigating officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
A victim reported, via telephone report, the theft of their 2002 Acura TL’s catalytic converter while the vehicle was parked in the reserve lot between 0745 and 1800 hours on 1/4/16. An officer contacted the victim and completed a report.
A victim reported the theft of their maroon 1999 Honda Accord’s catalytic converter while the vehicle was parked in stall 357, between 0805 to 1800 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
At 0418 hours, Dispatch received a call from a patron reporting a subject was sleeping in front of the Castro Valley Station and he was not responsive. An officer arrived on scene and advised the male was not breathing at 0423 hours. Medics were requested to respond to the station (code 3) and arrived at 0427 hours. ALCO Fire Unit #25 responded to the station as well. The male was declared deceased at 0454 hours. No foul play is suspected at this time. The on call detective was notified. The coroner was notified at 0454 hours. The male's identity is unknown at this time. The case is under investigation.
A patron reported a male was threatening another patron aboard a Daly Vity bound train. Officers intercepted the train at Castro Valley and removed the suspect from the train. The victim did not want to place the suspect under arrest. A records check showed the suspect had a court order restricting him from being on BART. The suspect was placed under arrest for violation of a court order and was booked at Santa Rita Jail.