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.
A patron was the victim of a property snatch when two Hispanic male teens grabbed a Nintendo game device from the former as he was on board a train at Colma Station. The suspects fled from there. One suspect was wearing an oversized SF Giants top.
A 63 year old female was the victim of a strong arm robbery when she was knocked to the ground by an adult male, 30-35 years of age, 6' tall, weighing over 200 lbs. The victim walked across to the passenger pick-up zone after exiting the station and noticed the suspect staring at her. She then removed her wallet and cellular phone and placed them in her pocket. The suspect suddenly appeared, grabbing her purse and knocking her to the ground simultaneously. Loss was miscellaneous personal items. The victim suffered minor wounds. The suspect fled in a grey or blue van.
A citizen reported that his Regional Transit Discount Card was snatched from his possession by a male in his late teens. The victim stated that the suspect followed him to the station from a nearby supermarket.
An adult victim reported that an adult male suspect was masturbating on a Dublin bound train at Colma station. Officers located the suspect on the same train at Balboa station. The victim positively identified the suspect. The suspect was booked for indecent exposure at the San Mateo County Jail. 0812-0413. L21.
While sitting in a car at Colma station, an adult male suspect alledgedly choked his girlfriend during an argument. Responding officers took the suspect into custody for battery on a cohabitant. The adult victim did not have any apparent injuries. The suspect was booked at the San Mateo County Jail. 0811-1534. L21.
An adult male in his 40's was held for psychiatric evaluation after he told the station agent that he wanted to jump in front of a moving train. The subject was detained without incident and transported to a local medical acility for observation.
A 14 year old male juvenile was approached at the bus stop area by another juvenile male, approximately 17 years of age, who simulated a weapon and demanded the former's cell phone. The suspect then grabbed the victim who in turn punched the suspect in the face and fled. There was no loss.
A fight occurred inside the parking structure which resulted in the victim getting kicked in the head several times by the suspect. After fleeing the scene, the suspect was detained by Broadmoor PD. The suspect was positively identified by a witness who was at the scene. The victim was hospitalized for minor facial injuries. The suspect was booked into Redwood City jail for 245(a)(1) PC. 0710-2774. S32.
A station agent at the Colma station was struck in the face by a suspect described as a male in his late teens to early twenties. No information was available at this time pertaining to the circumstances that led to the assault. The suspect fled the area prior to the arrival of responding officers. No medical treatment was needed for the victim.
An adult male was arrested and booked after he allegedly fondled a woman and made lewd comments to her while on a train approaching Daly City station. The suspect, who was located on board a Richmond bound train at Colma station, was additionally found to have an oustanding warrant charging lewd conduct in a public place out of Alameda County.
In a late reported case that occurred on 11/07/06, a passenger on board a train between SAS and CLS claimed that someone used a sharp object to slit his backpack and remove two PDAs (personal data assistant). No suspect description.
A cab driver was assaulted and battered by two adult males who demanded money from him in front of the station. Both suspects and an adult female accomplice fled in an older white two-door Honda. There was no loss.
A sergeant on patrol on-viewed a subject attempting to punch/punching another at the bus stop area. The suspect was taken into custody and subsequently booked for drunk in public. The victim declined pressing charges for the assault.