Patrons on board a Dublin bound train reported that a group of black males were attacking a lone Asian male victim. The group of four suspects fled on foot when the train arrived as Castro Valley Station, with several patrons in pursuit. The suspects scattered in four directions when they exited the station. Responding officers detained two of the four suspects. Independent witnesses reported that the two detainees punched and pushed the victim to the floor while the two suspects who escaped stole the victim's cell phone. The phone was not recovered. The victim suffered cuts and bruises to his face, but declined medical attention. Both detainees were juveniles. One suffered an asthma attack after being arrested and was cited for robbery and released to his mother. The other suspect was booked at the Alameda County Juvenile Hall for robbery. Both suspects were issued prohibition orders.
#Update: A victim arrived at a local hospital and they sustained a non-life threatening wound to the leg. Additional shell casings were found in the parking lot, just in front of the BART Police sub-station. ACSO continued the preliminary investigation in this case and will follow-up with BART detectives. ACSO case # 15-20374
A community service officer observed two males “casing” vehicles in the parking lot, and provided their descriptions to officers. A sergeant arrived in the area and managed to detain one of the males, a juvenile, without incident. An area search for the second male and any burglarized vehicles ended unsuccessfully. A wants/warrants check of the detained male revealed an outstanding “no bail” juvenile warrant, held by the Alameda County Juvenile Probation Department, for his arrest. The male was then placed under arrest for the warrant and eventually booked into the county’s juvenile detention center.
A victim reported the theft of their 2001 Honda Accord’s catalytic convert while the vehicle was parked in stall 102, between 0530 and 1730 hours on 11/10/15. An officer made telephone contact with the victim and completed a report.
A victim reported that their grey 2008 Chevrolet Suburban was burglarized while parked in the northeast parking lot, stall 484, between 0800 and 1800 hours. The vehicle’s driver’s door window was shattered to gain entry, and the following items were taken: two LCD screens, totaling $400; tools valued at $300; air compressor valued at $100; a knife and sunglasses. An officer responded, processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
While on patrol, an officer observed and detained a subject (Lee, Edwin 2/13/70) for fare evasion. A wants check revealed that the subject had a felony no bail warrant charging burglary issued from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. The subject was arrested and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for his warrant.
An officer was dispatched to conduct a welfare check on three males sleeping at the station. One of the males was found to have a $5,000 warrant for hit and run. He was booked into the Santa Rita Jail for the warrant.
A female reported she was battered by her ex-boyfriend. She alleged the suspect punched her several times in the face but no injuries were visible. The victim declined medical attention and was given an emergency protective order. The suspect fled from the scene before the officers arrived. The suspect was identified and the victim will seek charges. The investigating officer will follow-up and the case will be referred to Detectives.
A victim reported her 1996 red Honda Civic 2 door was burglarized while it was parked and locked between 0710-1735 hours. The driver window was partially rolled down and personal effects were taken from inside the vehicle.
A victim reported her 1995 black Honda Civic 4 door was burglarized while it was parked and locked between 0630-1620 hours. The driver window was smashed and an Alpine stereo system was taken from inside the vehicle.
A victim reported the theft of their blue Electra brand women’s beach cruiser bike, valued at $200.00, while it was cable locked in the free area of the station. An officer responded and completed a report.
The victim of an armed robbery came to the station to report the crime. The victim had been robbed at gunpoint near the Chipotle restaurant on Castro Valley Boulevard by an Asian male in his 30's, about 5'6" tall, wearing a black jacket and brown shorts. The victim had responded to a Craigslist posting and was robbed of his iPhone and wallet. The suspect fled in a green 1996 or 1997 two-door Acura in an unknown direction. A short time after the crime, someone attempted to withdraw money from an ATM in Dublin using the victim's credit cards. ACSO and Dublin PD were notified. Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the suspects.
A victim reported that their black 2000 Mitsubishi Montero was burglarized while parked in stall 464, between 0810-1830 hours. The vehicle’s driver’s side window was shattered to gain entry. A pair of (unknown name brand) sunglasses and $5 in spare change was taken from the vehicle. The investigating community service officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints.