An officer contacted the suspect earlier in the morning before the start of revenue as a result of a welfare check. During that welfare check, the suspect had several suspicious items on him, such as a dealer license plate and a bag full of car keys. At the time, the officer was unable to confirm if the items had been stolen. The suspect was identified and released, but the officer retained the property. A few hours later, the officer was able to confirm that the dealer plate and keys had been stolen in a burglary from Toyota of Walnut Creek. The officer contacted Walnut Creek PD (WCPD) and confirmed they were searching for a suspect in that burglary. The officer located the same suspect from his earlier contact who was still at the station. The suspect was detained and WCPD arrived a short time later to take custody of the suspect and place him under arrest.
A patron reported that a male suspect kicked him while they were on the platform. Officers arrived and contacted the victim and the suspect. The suspect was determined to be too intoxicated to care for himself and found to have a stay away order from all BART stations. The victim refused to make a complaint for the battery, so the suspect was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the court order violation and public intoxication.
A patron reported that their silver Acura TL was burglarized while parked in the west lot, between 1200-2045 hours. An unknown suspect gained entry by unknown means and stole the in-dash stereo and speakers.
An officer contacted an adult make for fare evasion and discovered that he had a no bail warrant for theft and a probation violation. The male was issued a citation for fare evasion before being booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a no bail warrant and a $5,000 warrant for narcotics. He was issued a warning citation for fare evasion and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrants.
An officer contacted an adult male and an adult female for fare evasion and discovered that the female had a $15,000 warrant for driving while intoxicated and a $5,000 warrant for selling alcohol to a minor. The male had a $7,000 warrant for theft and a stay away order to stay away from the female. The female was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for her warrants and fare evasion. The male was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for his warrant, the court order violation and fare evasion. 1612-0522,
A female juvenile victim reported that another female juvenile attempted to take her phone by force. The victim was able to fight off the suspect and retain her phone. The suspect fled on foot from the area. The suspect was described as a Black female juvenile, white hoody, blue jeans, black purse and her hair in a pony tail. The victim was not injured.
A patron reported that about 30 minutes earlier, a male suspect asked to use their cell phone. When the owner asked for the suspect to return the phone, the suspect refused and claimed he had a gun, although no weapon was seen. The suspect then fled the area with the victim's phone, and was last seen in the area of the Ohlone pathway. The suspect was described as a black male, 30 years old, 5'8" tall. wearing a gray flannel shirt with a hood.
A male suspect contacted police in order to turn himself in for an outstanding “no bail” federal warrant, charging counterfeiting, held by the U.S. Marshall’s office. An officer responded, placed the suspect under arrest without incident and booked him into the county jail.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a $10,000 warrant for public intoxication. The male was FI'd for fare evasion and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
A reporting party reported by phone that her mother had been the victim of a phone theft in the station bus zone at about 2130 hours. A black female suspect, about 20 years old, wearing a gray sweater, took the phone from the victim's hand, saying that she needed to use it to make a phone call. The suspect then handed the phone to another black female, wearing a black jacket. The female suspects refused to return the phone and then walked away with a black male wearing all yellow.
On 11/24/16, at about 0800 hours the victim left his silver Schwinn "Phocus 700C" mountain bike at the bike racks at the El Cerrito Del Norte Station, fastened with two cable locks. On 11/26/16, he returned to the bike rack at approximately 0900 hours and saw that his bike was missing.
Officers heard a male suspect banging on a bike lock with a hammer, in an effort to defeat the U-lock. The man was detained and a search incident to arrest revealed burglary tools and narcotics paraphernalia on his person. Record checks showed that the man was on probation for battery out of BART PD, and had an outstanding $5,000 arrest warrant for battery, held by BART PD. The man was arrested and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for petty theft, possession of burglary tools, possession of narcotics paraphernalia, probation violation, and his outstanding warrant.
Officers attempted to detain a male suspect for reportedly battering another male at the station. The suspect, however, resisted the officers and a struggle ensued. The officers finally managed to place the suspect in handcuffs, and learned he was also wanted on a $5K narcotics’ warrant held by Pinole Police. The suspect was then issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail for battery (per the victim's citizen’s arrest), the outstanding warrant and resisting arrest. The involved officers were not injured, nor were the victim and suspect. A sergeant responded to perform the use of force investigation.
Officers contacted a suspicious male suspect in the station’s parking garage. During the contact, the officers learned of an outstanding $30K misdemeanor warrant for the suspect and placed him under arrest. The male’s sex registrant status was also found to be out of compliance. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for the warrant and the sex registrant violation.
While detaining a female suspect for reportedly creating a disturbance at the station, a sergeant and an officer determined she was a danger to herself and called for an ambulance. While waiting for the ambulance, however, the suspect attempted to flee so the sergeant and officer used physical force in an attempt to restrain her. Before being fully restrained, the suspect managed to batter both the sergeant and officer. Paramedics eventually arrived and transported the suspect to the county’s mental health facility. When cleared by the facility, the suspect will be booked into the county jail for resisting arrest and battering police officers. The sergeant and officer sustained minor injuries while struggling with the suspect, and for which paramedics provided them with first aid. A lieutenant responded to perform the use of force investigation.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that the male had two warrants for $5,000 each (for theft and assault with a deadly weapon). The male was issued a citation for fare evasion and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrants.
Officers detained a male suspect for reportedly disturbing female passengers aboard a train. During the detention, the suspect was found to be too intoxicated to care for himself, in addition to having an outstanding $1K public intoxication warrant for his arrest. At this point, the officers placed the suspect under arrest for being intoxicated and the warrant; and booked him into the county jail. There were no complainants for the initial disturbance portion of the incident.
An officer located an adult male acting erratic along the east access road of the station, adjacent to the police office. A short time later, the male jumped onto the front hood of a patrol car before being safely restrained by the officer; there was no use of force. Paramedics eventually arrived and transported the male to the county hospital where he was placed on a psychiatric hold as he was deemed unable to care for himself due to a mental health condition. The officer and the male were not injured during the incident, but the patrol car sustained minor damage to its front hood.