A patron reported via email and phone that she was the victim of a sexual battery on 2/9/17, about 1720 hours. A male suspect grabbed the victim's buttocks while she was on the platform. The victim shouted at the suspect, who then attempted to grab her crotch. The victim punched the suspect in the nose, making it bleed. The victim boarded an arriving Daly City bound train and left the station. The suspect was last seen on the platform. The suspect was described as a black male in his 20's, 5'3" tall, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, and carrying a backpack. The victim was not injured.
A station agent called to report a male entering the trackway on the platform #2 side at the north end of the station. The central supervisor also reported receiving an alarm notification of a person entering the trackway and saw a shirtless male entering the trackway on the #2 side. The station agent also reported that the male was in possession of a hammer. Trains were held out and officers responded to the platform. They spotted the male after he had crossed over to the #1 trackway and were able to convince him to drop the hammer and come back onto the platform. Once on the platform, the male resisted being detained and was "tased" and physically restrained. Medical aid arrived and he was placed on a psychiatric evaluation hold after it was determined that he was a danger to himself. A lieutenant responded to conduct the use of force investigation. Three officers reported receiving minor injuries as a result of the struggle. TSOC was notified (Case #TSA-02-03181-17).
A male suspect detained by an officer for reportedly being suicidal was found to have two outstanding vandalism warrants (one “no bail” and the other with a $5K bail amount). The officer placed the suspect under arrest for the warrants, transported him to the hospital for medical/psychiatric clearance and then booked him into the county jail.
A male suspect detained by an officer for reportedly disturbing others aboard a train was found to be too intoxicated to care for himself, and placed under arrest. In addition, a records’ check revealed he was in violation of an active BART prohibition order. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for public intoxication and trespassing. No complaint was sought for the earlier reported disturbance.
Officers noticed a male who appeared to be smoking methamphetamine on the platform and contacted him. He was detained for possession of drug paraphernalia and also found to be in possession of prescription medication not belonging to him. A records check revealed a no bail warrant for narcotics, so he was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the possession charges and the warrant.
Officers contacted an adult male as he was entering the platform from the emergency gate. A records check revealed that he had a no bail warrant for assault with a deadly weapon. The male was FI'd for going beyond the emergency gate and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the warrant.
A male victim reported that while walking in the station’s Drumm Street stairwell, he was confronted by a Hispanic male suspect who attempted to forcibly take the victim’s tool bag. A brief struggle then ensued between the two, but the victim managed to retain his bag before the suspect fled. Officers responded, but did not locate the suspect. The victim, who was not injured, further described the suspect as 20-plus years of age, wearing a neon green jacket and blue jeans. Station video was requested.
Officers responded the Embarcadero Station for a report of an individual possible using narcotics. Officers detained the man and a records check revealed the male had a court order prohibiting him from being on BART property. The male was placed under arrest and booked at the San Francisco Jail.
An Officer detained a male for smoking in the free area of the Embarcadero Station. A records check revealed the male had a no bail felony arrest warrant. The male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail.
The victim reported that while stepping off an East Bay bound train, at the Embarcadero station, an unknown suspect pick pocketed his black Samsung Note 4 cell phone. The victim, who was not injured, was unable to describe the incident train’s final destination, and the investigating officer was unable to track the phone.
A female patron boarded a Pittsburg bound train, as did the suspect, who was described as a Black male, 40’s, thin, with a black garment bag over his shoulder. The suspect bumped into the victim and shortly thereafter, she noticed her wallet was missing. The suspect fled from the train. The victim’s wallet contained $200 and miscellaneous credit cards. The victim was not injured and can possibly ID the suspect. An officer took the report.
A suspect brandished a family with a knife. An off duty Federal Police Sgt witnessed the incident and took the suspect into custody. BART Officers arrived and took custody of the suspect. The suspect was transported to the SF County Jail.
A BART Police employee saw a male enter the Trans-Bay Tube at the Embarcadero Station. Officers responded and boarded a train in an attempt to locate the male but were unsuccessful. After an extensive search of the Trans-Bay Tube, the male was located and was taken into custody. Criminal charges are pending and the system suffered 40-50 minute delays.
BART Officers contacted a suspect for blocking movement. The subsequent investigation resulted in the suspect being arrested for a no cite 1K warrant for battery out of the SF Court. The suspect was transported to the SF County Jail.
A male suspect detained by officers for reportedly causing a disturbance at the station agent’s booth was found to be a danger to himself and others due to a mental health issue. However, as the officers prepared to transport the suspect to a psychiatric facility, he physically resisted. The officers then used physical force to control the suspect. A sergeant responded to perform the use of force investigation before the suspect was transported to the psychiatric facility for further evaluation. The officers and the suspect were not injured.
An officer intercepted a train at the station for a report of a male creating a disturbance. A male and female victim reported that the suspect had battered them (unprovoked). The female was pushed in the back of the head (declined medical/no visible injuries) and the male was punched numerous times, causing scratching and bruising. The male victim was treated by medical staff at the scene. The victims placed the suspect under citizen's arrest for battery. He was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the battery charges and a probation violation.
A patron had their Macpro laptop taken from their lap while on a train. The suspects then fled from the train at the Embarcadero Station. The suspects were described as 2 Male Blacks medium build wearing dark clothing.
Officers, including canines, responded to the station regarding the anonymous report of a bomb. The entire station was searched, but no suspicious devices were located. As a result of this incident, there was a delay in service. TSOC notified.
Passengers reported a sexual battery on the train. An officer intercepted the train and noticed that multiple passengers had the suspect detained. The officer contacted the victim, witnesses and the suspect and determined that the male suspect was seen rubbing his groin (clothed, but grinding) against the female victim. He was placed under citizen's arrest by the victim. He was issued a prohibition order and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for sexual battery. Train car video will be requested.
A female victim reported a male suspect masturbating on the train. Officers intercepted the train and contacted both the victim and suspect. The victim placed the suspect under citizen's arrest. The suspect was found to be in possession of concentrated cannabis (wax). He was issued a prohibition order and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for indecent exposure and possession of concentrated cannabis.
The station agent reported that after telling the male suspect to stop selling BART tickets at the station, the suspect spat on the agent’s face and then fled from the station. During a subsequent area search, Officers located and detained the suspect in a fast-food restaurant near the Powell Street BART station. The victim/station agent arrived at that location a short time later, positively identified the suspect as the responsible and placed him under citizen’s arrest for battery. Further, a wants/warrants check of the suspect revealed an active stay away order prohibiting his entry onto BART property. The suspect was then issued a prohibition order before being booked into the county jail for battering a transit employee and violating the stay away order.
A victim reported that his green 18-speed Trek 520 bike was stolen from the bike links area. The bike was secured with a Kryptonite U-lock on 9/29 at 1400 hours and when he returned at 0945 hours on 9/30, the bike and lock were gone.
Officers detained a male and a female for trespassing in one of the station’s entry ways. A wants/warrants check of the male suspect revealed an active stay away order prohibiting his entry on BART property and placed under arrest for its violation. Similarly, a check of the female suspect revealed three (3) no bail warrants and one $5K warrant, all narcotics related and held by Santa Clara County Police agencies; she was then placed under arrest for the warrants. Both suspects were subsequently booked into the county jail.
A male victim reported that while aboard a Dublin-bound train arriving at the station an unknown race male, wearing a black/white hoodie and blue jeans, snatched his black iPhone 5S from his hands and fled towards the concourse level of the station. Officers responded and unsuccessfully searched for the suspect, who is further described as 5’9” tall; 150 lbs. The cell phone was not trackable as it was shut down shortly after the theft. The victim was not injured. Train and station video was requested.