A system service worker advised that she saw a Hispanic male subject (15-17 years old, long white sweater, and blue jeans) inside the station during non-revenue hours. The male subject told the system service worker that he had been inside the station since 0400 hours. The subject exited the station when the system service worker told him the station was closed. When the subject left, the system service worker noticed that one of the station doors appeared to have been pried open. An officer responded but was unable to locate the subject. The report that the station door was pried open turned out to be unfounded. There was no known loss.
A suspect snatched an iPhone 4 from a male victim while on board a Pittsburg bound train. The suspect fled on foot at Colma Station. The victim off-boarded at Daly City Station to report the crime. The suspect was described as a black male, 20-30 years old, wearing a black sweater or jacket. The victim was not injured and stated he could not recognize the suspect. The phone was not equipped with tracking. Broadmoor and Colma police were provided with the suspect description. About 45 minutes later, Colma police arrested a man at a nearby shopping center for an unrelated crime. Incident to arrest, officers discovered the victim's phone on the arrestee's person. The suspect was booked at San Mateo County Jail for the unrelated crime by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies. While at the jail, the suspect admitted to stealing the victim's phone at Colma Station. Charges of grand theft/person and possession of stolen property were added to the booking.
The train operator of a Pittsburg bound train reported striking a person and that the person was under the train. Officers and medical responded and located a male with major injuries on the trackway. The male was declared deceased and the coroner was notified. Detectives and ID techs were called to the scene. The station was closed, but trains were allowed to run through on another trackway. The coroner arrived at the scene at 0959 hours. Once the scene was processed and the victim removed, the station was released for normal traffic at 1107 hours. The investigation is on-going.
A victim reported his grey 2004 Toyota Prius was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #2115 on the 2nd level of the parking structure between 0700-1600 hours. The owner did not want the Toyota processed for fingerprints. An officer completed a burglary report.
An officer was dispatched to a vehicle with a broken window on the 4th level of the parking structure. The officer located an Acura SUV with the rear driver's side window and small wing window broken out. It appeared as though the doors had not been opened, but an empty backpack was outside the door, on the ground. It appears that a suspect broke the windows, grabbed the backpack from inside the vehicle and left it on the ground. The officer processed the vehicle for evidence and left a note for the owner to contact us upon their return.
A patron reported seeing a car in the parking structure of the Colma station with a window smashed out. The responding officer located eight vehicles that had been burglarized on various levels of the structure, all with smashed windows. The vehicles' contents appeared to have been rifled. Notes were left for the vehicle owners. Loss items for all vehicles have not been determined at time of this entry.
BART police officers working in-conjunction with SFPD, followed up on an anonymous tip and located the reported stolen dog at a residence in San Francisco. The identity of the dog was confirmed through a microchip by SF County Animal Control. The victim and the dog were reunited. The occupants of the residence were interviewed, the investigation continues, and charges are pending in the case.
Officers attempted to detain an adult male for fare evasion. The man fled into the station bus zone and refused to stop. The man struggled with officers and resisted being taken into custody, but was finally subdued. There were no injuries. The man was arrested for resisting arrest and fare evasion. He was booked at Redwood City Jail.
A female victim reported that earlier, at about 1830 hours, a male suspect suddenly snatched her iPhone from her hands as she played a video game on the phone. The suspect fled southbound from the station on a red colored bicycle and the victim gave chase, but was unable to catch him. The suspect was described as wearing black jeans and a black t-shirt. The victim was not injured during the incident.
A victim reported her backpack containing a laptop, cell phone and passport was taken while she was on a Pittsburg/Baypoint bound train between the South Francisco and Colma Stations. No suspect was seen in the immediate area.
A male subject was contacted for fare evasion at the Colma Station. The male did not cooperate with the officer and began to physically resist the officer. Cover units responded and the male was taken into custody. The male was clear of warrants and was booked at the Redwood City Jail for fare evasion and resisting arrest. A sergeant responded to the scene to approve the report and debrief the suspect.
A warrant check on a subject detained for fare evasion by an officer revealed an outstanding $3,500.00 no-cite arrest warrant out of San Mateo County for driving with a suspended license, and two outstanding warrants out of San Francisco for theft totaling $10,000.00. The subject was cited for fare evasion and arrested on the warrants.
BART Officers responded to Colma Station regarding reports of a victim (WMA) being attacked by three assailants. The description of the suspects: BM’s wearing dark and gray hoodies, late teens-early twenties. They were seen on station video repeatedly kicking and punching the victim. Their direction of flight was through the bus zone. Allied agencies were notified. An area search was negative. The victim had lacerations to the head and face and was transported to Seton Medical Center. Evidence tech work was done at the scene as well as recovery of station video. The victim will be interviewed and an investigation is on-going.
An officer contacted a suspect for fare evasion. Upon a records check, the suspect had an outstanding arrest warrant ($10K) for DUI out of Colma PD. The suspect was arrested and booked on the warrant, and cited for fare evasion.
A K-9 officer contacted an adult female for fare evasion. A records check revealed a $10,000 "no-cite" warrant for her arrest for injury to a child. The female was booked into the Redwood City Jail for the warrant. Prior to discovering the warrant, the officer agreed to allow her to pay her remaining fare, so she was reprimanded for the fare evasion charge.
A BART track inspection “high railer” pick-up truck de-railed after running over a cross-over switch that was switched in the opposite direction. The incident happened sometime in the early morning hours during non-revenue service according to BART Central, who was notified at 0515 hrs of the incident. BART Police were notified at 0641 hrs of the incident. System Safety responded and released the entire scene 0528 hrs. There were no injuries or damage to the vehicle. The cross-over switch was damaged and needed repair. Train delays were in effect on the W-Line from 0600-0710 hrs.
A woman reported that a man took her purse and battered her while they were in the bus zone at the station. The victim said the purse contained her cell phone, a credit card, and approximately $650 in cash. The victim said a female who is know to her was with the man. The victim sustained a minor injury to her head and the suspects fled in an unknown direction. 1112-4228 L12.
A warrant check on an adult male detained for smoking on the platform revealed an outstanding $15,000 arrest warrant out of South San Francisco for DUI. The subject was cited for smoking and arrested for the warrant. 1111-3543 L12.
A victim reported that he was robbed approximately an hour earlier in the bus zone at the station. The victim said five males in their late teens walked up to him and demanded money. The suspects then battered the victim, and took a Metro PCS cell phone and $25.00 in cash from him. The victim sustained facial injuries, but did not require medical attention. The victim said he could positively identify the suspects if he saw them again. 1111-1117 L12.
An officer on patrol heard the sounds of a verbal dispute and when responding to investigate the incident observed an adult female suspect throw a water bottle at the station agent, striking the agent in the leg with the bottle. The dispute was the result of the suspect evading payment of fare for her BART trip. The suspect was arrested and booked for disturbing the peace and battery on a BART employee. The station agent was not injured. The suspect was interviewed prior to booking.
A male suspect became involved in a dispute with a taxi driver at the BART station. The taxi driver left with the male and then returned because the male suspect did not have enough money to pay his fare. The dispute continued in the taxi zone. The male punched and then attempted to cut the driver with a knife. Colma and Broadmoor police were on-scene almost immediately and arrested the male suspect. Broadmoor police requested to take primary jurisdiction of the case and took custody of the male and will conduct follow-up investigation. The taxi driver was transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Officers and medical personnel responded to the station to investigate a report of an adult male who was laying on a bench on the sidewalk in front of the station and appeared to be unresponsive. Medical personnel were unable to revive the man and he was declared dead. BART police officers and the San Mateo County Coroner's Office conducted a preliminary investigation which did not reveal any signs of foul play. Detectives and TSOC were notified.