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.
Officers located an ice chest (cooler) placed near the entrance to the police substation. No threats had been received. Because no explosive detection K-9s were on duty at the time, a request went out to our allied agencies. The UC Berkeley PD had a K-9 available, but because the cooler had been placed at the entrance to the police office, they determined that it should be checked out by their bomb squad. The item was x-rayed and determined to most likely not contain explosives. It was eventually examined by one of their specialists and found to contain water and miscellaneous items (including some wire). Trains were held briefly while the item was x-rayed and again later when it was opened. TSOC was notified of the incident (TSA-07-19380-16).
Officers were dispatched to a report of a male and a female involved in a verbal dispute. The officers contacted both parties and determined that the male is on probation with a condition to stay away from the female. Witnesses reported that they saw nothing physical between the male and female, so the male was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for being in violation the court order.
A female victim reported that a male suspect snatched her phone from her hand while on a train at the station. The male left the train car with the phone, but then returned a few minutes later and threw the phone on the floor of the train. He then fled out of the station. Responding officers located a male matching the description near the station, but the victim did not want to pursue prosecution, since she recovered her phone, so the male suspect was FI'd and released. The victim returned later, after discovering that her SIMS card was missing from the phone, and wanted to give a statement and pursue prosecution. Station/train video will be requested and the case will be forwarded to the Investigations Unit.
While on patrol,an officer observed and detained a subject for fare evasion. A wants check revealed that the subject had a misdemeanor no bail warrant for traffic related offenses issued from the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office. The subject was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for his warrant.
An officer was dispatched to conduct a welfare check on a male subject. The officer determined that the male was too intoxicated to care for himself, so he was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for public intoxication.
A sergeant contacted an adult male for smoking in the bus zone. A records check revealed a $50,000 warrant for vandalism. The male was issued a warning citation for smoking in violation of the city ordinance and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.