An anonymous citizen reported a victim vehicle, parked in stall #644, with its right rear passenger window shattered. Officers responded to the location, found the vehicle and confirmed it had sustained the window damage. In addition, officers found that the vehicle’s interior had been ransacked. An officer investigated the case.
A male victim reported the theft of his green Schwinn (no model or serial number) 10 speed mountain bike from the Castro Valley Station. The victim parked his bike on 3/26/14 at 1100 hours and returned on 3/30/14 at 2000 hours, to discover his bike was missing. The reported loss is $160.00. The victim used a cable lock to secure his bicycle to the bike racks. No video cameras are in the area and station video was not requested due to the time span. An officer completed the theft report.
An officer on routine patrol saw a male suspect apparently snorting narcotics. The man was detained and admitted the substance was powdered heroin. The man was arrested and a search incident to arrest revealed additional heroin on the man's person. The man was booked at Santa Rita Jail for possession of narcotics.
A victim reported his white Fix-D brand men’s single-speed bike, valued at $100, was stolen while it was cable locked to the concourse level bike racks of the station. The theft occurred between 0900 hours., on 3/16/14, and 1330 hrs., on 3/17/14. An officer took the report.
An officer was detailed to the station to perform a welfare check upon a male subject who was reportedly sitting along the curb line of an access road with his legs outstretched on to the roadway. On the officer’s arrival, he contacted the subject and determined he was unable to care for his own safety due to his level of (alcohol) intoxication and placed him under arrest for public intoxication. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. The subject was then booked into the county jail.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a black with green polka dots 21 spd Cannondale bicycle, unknown serial number) to the railings by the newspaper racks on 1/25/14, at 1730 hours. The bicycle was secured with a cable lock. The victim returned today at 1000 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $800.
Officers responded to a male reported to have fare evaded thru the emergency gate to exit the Castro Valley Station. Officers contacted a male and detained him outside the station. The on-duty station agent responded to place the male under citizen's arrest for fare evasion. A records/warrant check showed the male had a 7,500 warrant for fare evasion and providing false identification to a police officer held by BART PD. The male was cited for fare evasion and placed under arrest on the warrant. During the contact, the male began showing signs that he was emotionally unstable and was placed on an emergency psychiatric detention. The male was transported to John George Pavillion and will be booked on the warrant when released from John George.
Officers responded to the platform on a report of a man in possession of a firearm on a San Francisco bound train. Upon searching the train, the officers detained and recovered a firearm from a person matching the given description. The suspect was placed under arrest for possession of a concealed loaded firearm. A lieutenant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and conduct the use of force investigation.
The on-duty station agent reported that a male and female were involved in a heated argument on the platform. The agent witnessed the male hitting the female via the platform video camera. Officers detained the male on the platform. The victim was uncooperative and was not injured. Officers determined that the male and female were married. The male was arrested for misdemeanor domestic violence and was booked at Santa Rita Jail. The female refused an EPO and all domestic violence assistance that was offered.
A patron reported via phone that their unknown make/model silver mountain bike was stolen from the racks between 1315-1445 hours today. The victim secured the bike with a cable lock. The victim valued the loss at $80.
The victim parked her 2011 Nissan Armada in the northeast lot in stall # 69 between the hours of 0730-1800, today. When she returned, she found the right rear passenger window of her vehicle smashed out and $2 dollars in candy missing from her vehicle. The suspect(s) apparently used a large metal object to smash out the window. The suspect(s) also left a screwdriver inside the vehicle after making entry. The vehicle was processed, but no prints were located. The metal object and screwdriver were recovered as evidence.
A male suspect fare evaded thru the emergency gate to exit the Castro Valley Station. Officers stopped the male in the bus zone and a records/warrant check showed the male had a $7,500 warrant for theft issued by Pacifica PD. The agent responded to the station and placed the male under citizen's arrest. The male was cited on the fare evasion and was booked on the warrant at Santa Rita Jail. The arrest was approved by an OIC.
Officers responded to the station on the report of a female victim chasing an adult male suspect who had taken an iPhone from her hands while aboard a Dublin bound train. As BART officers responded, Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputies managed to detain two individuals possibly involved in the theft. The victim, however, was unable to definitively identify either one of the subjects as the responsible(s) in the theft; the subjects were then released. An area search for the suspect, who is described as a Black male in his twenties and wearing a blue flannel shirt and blue hat, ended with negative results. The victim was not injured during the theft. The investigating officer requested train/station video.
Officers and a sergeant were dispatched to a report of two suspicious male subjects in the lot who were possibly attempting to steal a catalytic converter from a vehicle. The suspects were reportedly in a champagne colored van that was parked next to the victim vehicle. The sergeant located the vehicle and was able to detain the subjects inside. All three suspects were found to be on probation for theft related charges out of Alameda County with search clauses attached to each. A search of the van yielded methamphetamines located under the rear passenger seat where the female was lying as well as suspected burglary tools. A victim vehicle was located and it was determined that the suspects attempted to cut off the catalytic converter but were unable to complete the act. An officer was able to locate the reporting party who later positively identified the subjects as the same ones he saw trying to steal the catalytic converter. Detectives responded to interview the suspects. CAP Team officers and the sergeant conducted a probation search of two of the arrestee’s residence which yielded negative results. The third arrestee was determined to be transient and did not have a current address. The two male suspects are to be booked into the Santa Rita Jail for attempt grand theft, possession of burglary tools, and probation violation after their interview with detectives. The female suspect was booked into the Santa Rita Jail for possession of meth and probation violation.
A victim reported his 1996 red BMW Z3 was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #305. Entry was made via the vehicle window, and a $100.00 Garmin GPS was taken from inside the vehicle. The scene was processed for evidence.
A victim reported having a white iPhone snatched from his hand while on the train. The victim chased the suspect as they off boarded the train and out of the station, but lost sight of the suspect near Redwood and Wilbeam Roads. The there were no injuries, and the victim can identify the suspect. Officers checked the area for the suspect with negative results. Video hotline notified.