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.
John Cardinale (7/1/70, San Francisco) was arrested and booked into the Maguire Jail Facility for an outstanding $10k warrant charging burglary out of Nevada, with extradition. The subject was originally detained when he fare evaded to exit the station.
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.
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.