A male entered the trackway, climbed over the barbed wire fence and entered the west bound lanes of I-580. CHP conducted a traffic break until the male could be contacted. A CHP officer eventually detained the male and gave custody of him to BART Officers. The male told BART Officers that he was trying to get away from negative energy. He was transported to John George Pavilion on a psychiatric evaluation hold. Trains were not delayed since the male had already left the trackway when the report was received.
COLD REPORT: A subject approached an officer who was parked in the bus zone to report the theft of his iphone which occurred on 8/31 at 2100 hours at the Castro Valley station. The victim said that he was standing in the bus zone when he was asked by two black males who were in a car if they could borrow his cell phone. The victim handed them his iphone and then they drove off in possession of the phone. He described the suspect car as a red, 2 door, 80's model Honda. The victim was not hurt and stated that he cannot identify the suspects.
A patron called to make a phone report regarding the attempted theft of their Honda Accord which was parked at the station between 0730-1300 hours. The patron was unable to determine how entry was gained, but the face plate of their stereo was taken and an unknown object was lodged into the ignition.
Station Agent reported that a male patron exited through the emergency gate of the Castro Valley Station, without processing a ticket. The agent reported the male was also intoxicated. An Officer contacted the male and determined he was too intoxicated to care for himself. The male had a valid ticket, but failed to process his ticket out. Subject was placed under arrest for public intoxication and transported to Santa Rita jail for booking. A Sergeant attempted to debrief the subject, but he was too intoxicated to interview.
Victim reported via telephone about the theft of his daughter’s red Barry Fisher bicycle from the Castro Valley Station. The theft occurred on July 8, 2012 between 1200 and 2000 hours. The victim secured her bicycle to station railing with a cable lock.
A patron reported that her 1999 green Toyota Corolla was burglarized while parked in the Rockridge Station lot between 1030 hours and 1530 hours. The rear left passenger window was smashed to gain entry. The loss was two Kindles, three suitcases (in plain view from the exterior), $1300 worth of clothes, and $3000 cash. The vehicle was checked for prints with negative results.
A warrant check on a driver detained on a traffic stop by an officer revealed an outstanding $5,000 arrest warrant out of Alameda County for drunk driving. The driver was placed under arrest for the warrant.
A victim reported his green 1993 Saturn wagon, 3DEZ418 CA. broken into between 1000 and 1855. The victim reported the door lock had been tampered with and the trunks contents were disorganized. He was missing his silver Oakley sun glasses and some baseballs. No prints were located.
A patron reported his gray carry-on luggage was taken from under his seat while he was on board a Dublin bound near the Castro Valley Station between 1930-2021 hours. The victim did not see who took his property.
A patron reported her 4G IPhone was snatched from her hand by a female suspect while they were on board a Dublin Bound bound train approaching the station. The suspect ran off the train and out of the station. The victim also ran off the train in pursuit of the suspect, but lost her outside of the station. A search was made to locate the suspect, with negative results. The victim was late for school and stated that she would contact the BART Police at a later time to give a thorough statement. The victim was not injured during the theft.
Officers responded to a report of several juveniles attempting to steal a bike at the station. Two juveniles were detained and a third suspect fled on a bicycle. No witnesses could be located and there was insufficient evidence to arrest the suspects for a crime. The suspects were identified, their parents notified and released.
A SAFE Task Force (BART) officer contacted Dispatch to advise that a suspect wanted for parole violation was on a train approaching the Castro Valley station. The suspect had reportedly cut-off his ankle monitor. The suspect has prior arrests in the past for weapons charges. Officers responded to the station platform and met the train. The officers located the suspect and took him into custody without incident. The suspect was arrested and booked for violation of parole.
A motorist driving on I-580 called to report a male standing on the platform pointing a rifle at the freeway. The caller provided a description of the male suspect and said that the rifle appeared to have a scope. Alameda County Deputies and BART Officers conducted a hazardous train search of the train that was held on the platform and located a suspect matching the description. The suspect had only an umbrella in his possession. He was identified and released. The trains were held for 12 minutes for the response/search.
A BART Police Sergeant took a report from a victim via phone. The victim stated he parked his 1990 Toyota 4-door sedan in the Castro Valley Station lot at 0705 hours. Upon returning at 1930 hours, the car was missing. There are no known leads at this time. 1202-4147 L21.
An Officer was monitoring traffic flowing along Norbridge Avenue which dissects the Castro Valley Station parking lot. He notice a driver, (WMA) using his cell-phone while driving. The officer conducted a traffic stop. Upon contacting the driver, the Officer saw the driver drop a clear plastic bag of suspected methamphetamine. The driver admitted the contents was methamphetamine. The suspect was cited for the traffic violation and he was booked for possession of a controlled substance at Santa Rita County Jail. 1202-3833 L21.
A patron reported two males cutting locks off bikes locked to the bike racks at the station. The two suspects fled with two bikes and were detained by responding officers near the station. The witness positively identified both suspects as the people he had seen cutting locks. Evidence at the scene connected the suspects to the theft. One victim was later located and confirmed that the bike had been stolen from the station. One of the suspects was on parole and had tools on his person that matched the lock found cut by the bike racks. Both suspects had prior convictions for theft. The on-call detective responded to interview the suspects and take over the investigation. Both suspects were booked at Santa Rita Jail for petty theft with prior convictions.