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.
An officer was flagged down by a patron that reported a male was selling narcotics at the Del Norte Station. The officer detained the male and the male admitted to attempting to sell narcotics. The male was placed under arrest for possession of narcotics for sale.
A female victim fell asleep while sitting on a bench in the bus zone. The victim awoke to find her purse missing. She located the purse a short distance away, but found that her wallet had been removed. There is no suspect information.
A victim reported that their tan 2015 Chevrolet Malibu was burglarized while parked on the 4th level of the station’s parking structure, stall 1473, between 0830 and 2315 hours. The vehicle’s right rear window was smashed to gain entry, and a black North Face brand backpack was taken. An officer responded, processed the vehicle for latent prints and completed a report.
Officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance between a male and female. Officers learned that the male had grabbed the female victim's buttocks. The male was arrested for sexual battery. Record checks showed that he had a stay-away order from all BART stations. While being detained, the male suspect demonstrated that he was in need of emergency psychiatric evaluation. The man was cited for sexual battery and was transported by ambulance to County Hospital for evaluation and treatment.
The suspect was detained by officers for fare evasion. During the initial contact, the suspect presented identification in the name of another person. As officers were about to conduct a records check, the suspect fled on foot, leading officers on a short foot chase. The officers were able to catch up to the suspect where he surrendered without incident. The suspect's true identity was determined which revealed an outstanding $25,000 warrant for burglary held by San Jose PD. The suspect was booked into the Martinez Jail on the above listed charges.
An officer detained the suspect for fare evasion and conducted a records check. The records check revealed that the suspect had an outstanding warrant for a parole violation. The suspect was placed under arrest on the warrant. The suspect was booked into the Martinez Jail and issued a citation for fare evasion.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a $60,000 warrant for traffic violations. The male was FI'd for the fare evasion and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
While a sergeant and an officer handled a medical call in the south bus zone area of the station, they were contacted by a security officer who reported that two black male suspects had committed a robbery moments earlier at the nearby Safeway store, and were last seen fleeing on-foot towards the station. Shortly after receiving the report, assisting officers located and attempted to detain the suspects near the BART police substation, but both suspects ran away. A brief foot pursuit(s) ensued as the sergeant and officers managed to corner and, via physical force, detain the suspects. El Cerrito Police officers soon arrived on scene, along with the victim, and the suspects were positively identified as having committed the robbery. At this point, El Cerrito Police officers took custody of the suspects, and lieutenant responded to perform the use of force investigation. Three of the BART officers reported minor injuries, but did not require further medical attention. One of the suspects sustained a minor hand injury, which was discovered while in the custody of El Cerrito Police officers. The entire investigation was subsequently handled by El Cerrito Police.
A female victim reported that she had been battered by her boyfriend while in a car in the parking lot. The male suspect was detained and the investigation revealed that he was the primary aggressor. The female victim, who was six months pregnant, declined domestic violence resources, medial attention and a protective order. The male suspect was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for domestic violence.
A female victim reported that her live-in boyfriend struck her breasts while they argued in the station’s bus zone area. An officer detained the boyfriend/suspect and eventually placed him under arrest for battery. The suspect was subsequently issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail. The victim, who was not injured, refused domestic violence related information/services.
The following vehicles were burglarized while parked in the east lot, adjacent to the parking structure: #1 - Purple 2013 Honda CRV, stall 50, smashed driver’s door window; #2 - Black 2003 BMW X5, stall 45, smashed front passenger window. An officer responded, contacted the Honda’s owner who reported a garage door remote and an iPhone 6 charger were stolen from their vehicle. The officer processed the Honda for fingerprints. As of this writing, the BMW’s owner has not returned to their vehicle.
A passing train operator reported that two suspects were climbing over the fence at milepost 10.88 on the R1 track. Officers responded and detained both suspects. The train operator was unavailable to make a positive identification. Record checks showed that one suspect had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for possession of stolen property, held by Albany PD. That suspect was arrested and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. The other suspect was released at the scene.