A female victim reported that a male subject had snatched her white Iphone 4 out of her hands while she was on board a Millbrae bound train. The suspect reportedly boarded a Pittsburg bound train after he took the victim’s Iphone. The Iphone was temporarily tracked towards the Civic Center Station but it eventually showed that it was off-line. Officers searched the train and surrounding areas but were unable to locate the suspect. The victim stated she could not identify the suspect who was described as a Black male in his 30’s, medium complexion, 6’00” slim build, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.
A victim reported the theft of his blue men's Schwinn 27 speed mountain bike (unknown model or serials numbers) from the Colma Station. The victim parked his bike at the bike racks on the west side of the station at 0530 hours on 4/21/14. He secured his bike to the bike rack using a cable lock. The victim returned to the station at 1800 hours on 4/21/14 and discovered his bike was gone. The victim reported his loss at $350.00. An officer completed a theft report. No evidence was found at the scene.
An victim reported his vehicle was burglarized while parked and locked on the second level of the parking structure, stall #2033, between 4/7/14, at 2200 hours, and today’s date, at 0748 hours. The vehicle, a white 2007 Dodge Ram truck, sustained a shattered rear sliding-glass windshield. The victim reported the vehicle’s $1,000.00 stereo was stolen during the burglary. The investigating officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints, but none were located.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that the male had a $10,000 warrant for trespassing. The male was cited for the fare evasion and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the warrant.
A victim reported that their 1999 Honda Accord was burglarized while it was parked and locked on the 2nd level of the parking structure between 1400 hours on 12/7 and 0055 hours on 12/8. The driver’s side wing window was the point of entry. A suitcase containing miscellaneous items was taken from the inside of the vehicle.
A warrant check on person detained for a welfare check revealed an outstanding $20,000.00 arrest warrant out of San Francisco for theft. The suspect was placed under arrest for the warrant, which was approved by a sergeant.
A victim reported a $150.00 brown Coach wallet was taken from her backpack by a man while they were in the elevator near the bus zone. The victim chased the suspect through the parking structure, but lost sight of the suspect shortly thereafter. The wallet contained miscellaneous credit cards and identification.
A victim reported his catalytic converters (2) were removed from his white 2004 Toyota Sequoia (6JIS774). The victim parked his Toyota in stall #3047, at 0710 hours. When he returned at 1640 hours, he started his vehicle and discovered that someone had removed his catalytic converters. An officer responded and attempted to locate prints on the vehicle but with negative results. The loss is estimated at $4,500.
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.