An anonymous patron reported a male suspect possibly engaged in a lewd act near the station on a pedestrian path. An officer located the male in a vehicle in the area. A female was also located nearby and determined to be with the male. During the contact, the female allowed the officer to retrieve her identification from the car. While getting her purse, the officer saw a handgun on the floor, near the driver. The driver was taken into custody for possession of the firearm and for having ammunition in close proximity to the handgun. The female was identified and released. The male was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the weapons violations.
While patrolling the station’s bus zone, an officer observed a male suspect tossing multiple BART pamphlets on the ground and then running into the station. The officer eventually detained the suspect for littering, but he initially refused to identify himself. The officer finally managed to identify the suspect and prepared a littering/infraction-citation for his signature. The suspect, however, refused to sign the citation. At this point, the suspect was placed under arrest for refusing to sign the citation and booked into the county jail.
A male victim reported that while at the station a male (juvenile) suspect suddenly snatched the victim’s ZTE brand cell phone from his hands and fled. The victim briefly chased after the suspect, but fell to the ground and sustained a minor arm injury; he later declined medical attention. Officers were unable to locate the suspect – described as: 15-16 years of age; under 5’ tall; 165 lbs.; wearing a black sweater and black pants. Officers were unable to track the cell phone. Station video was requested.
An anonymous person called to report a male choking a female on a Richmond bound train. The caller provided a description of both parties, but refused to provide their name or assist by identifying the involved parties. Officers checked the train at the El Cerrito Del Norte Station and contacted the male and female. The female admitted that the male had choked her. She refused medical attention, but was offered an emergency protective order. The male was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for domestic battery.
An officer witnessed a male suspect attempt to rob a victim of their cell phone at the Del Norte Station. The suspect ran and the officer pursued after him. The suspect attempted to carjack a victim but was taken into custody by El Cerrito PD. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.
Officers saw two males enter the parking structure. One of the men was known to have prior contact for auto burglaries. The two men were located on the third floor of the structure, with no apparent lawful business. Record checks showed that one of the men had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for probation violation, held by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. The man was arrested for his warrant and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. The second man was released after being identified.
A male suspect detained by officers for reportedly creating a disturbance at the station was found to be too intoxicated to care for himself due to alcohol consumption. The officers placed the suspect under arrest for public intoxication, and he was then booked into the county jail.
An employee (victim) of Super Bowl City reported the theft of their personal property, which included their work uniform and identification, while aboard one of the last revenue trains of the evening on 2/5-6/16. The victim did not have specific suspect(s) information. An officer responded and completed a report. TSOC notified.
A victim reported the theft of their blue 1989 Toyota Camry while the vehicle was parked in stall # 468 of the parking structure between 0500 hours and 1230 hours on 2/5/16. An officer responded and completed a report.
A victim reported that their white 2002 Toyota Tacoma’s catalytic converter was stolen while the vehicle was parked in the north lot, stall 90, between 0520 and 1645 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
A male suspect detained for fare evasion by officers was found to have an outstanding “no bail” narcotics warrant, held by Richmond Police, for his arrest. The officers placed the suspect under arrest, issued him a citation for fare evasion and then booked him into the county jail for the warrant.
Officers conducted a welfare check on a male at the Del Norte Station and determined he had a warrant for his arrest. The male was placed under arrest and was booked at the Martinez Detention Center.
A victim reported the theft of their 2000 Toyota Tacoma’s catalytic converter while the vehicle was parked at the station between 0550 and 1530 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
A victim reported the theft of their catalytic converter from their black Honda Accord while parked in stall #1954 of the Del Norte Station, between 0730-1940 hours. Loss was estimated at 1,000.
An officer was monitoring the fare gates for fare evaders when he saw a male fare evade thru the side gate to exit the station. The officer detained the male and a records check revealed the male had a 20K warrant for theft issued by San Francisco PD. The male was cited for fare evasion and was placed under arrest on the warrant.
A male subject detained for fare evasion by a sergeant was found to have two (2) outstanding misdemeanor vandalism/fare evasion warrants, held by the BART Police Department, for his arrest. The subject was then placed under arrest for the warrants, which totaled more than $8K in bail amount, and booked into the county jail.
Officers responded to conduct a welfare check on a male who had been in the restroom for an extended period of time. When the officers opened the door, the male charged out and had to be restrained. Once detained, he was found to have a $20,000 for his arrest and to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and suspected methamphetamine. He was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the listed charges.
Officers were flagged down by a citizen wanting to report an intoxicated adult male who was about to board a bus at the station. The officers located the male and determined that he was too intoxicated to care for himself. The suspect was placed under arrest for public intoxication and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.
A person reported to the station agent that a male, who may have just boarded a Millbrae bound train, was in possession of an assault rifle. Trains were held out of the station and the incident train was held at the station until El Cerrito PD and BART officers arrived to search the station/trains. Officers detained a male suspect who matched the description given, but he was not in possession of any weapons. Both the reporting party and the detained individual were identified and ultimately released. The incident train was delayed 24 minutes as a result of the incident and numerous secondary trains were delayed.
Officers attempted to detain and search a male suspect known to be on searchable probation, and for whom recent police bulletins indicated was armed with a handgun. The suspect, however, walked away from officers and refused to stop when ordered to do so. The officers were finally able to safely detain the suspect and placed him under arrest for resisting arrest. A subsequent search of the suspect revealed he was in possession of a pellet gun, so he was also placed under arrest for violating the terms of his robbery-related probation. A sergeant responded and approved the arrest. The suspect was then booked into the county jail.