While aboard a Pittsburg-bound train at the station, a Black male (wearing a dark hoodie) suddenly snatched a gold-colored iPhone-6s from the victim’s grasp and fled from the train. The victim briefly chased after the suspect before being pushed to the floor by a second Black male suspect. An off-duty U.S. Customs officer then detained the second suspect, at gunpoint, until a BART Officer arrived and placed him in handcuffs without further incident; the primary suspect managed to elude capture. The second suspect, a juvenile who refused to provide a statement, was booked into the county’s juvenile hall for robbery. The victim was not injured. The officer was unable to track the stolen iPhone. Train and station video was requested.
A station agent reported a battery at the station. Officers contacted the female suspect at the station and she was uncooperative. The female resisted the detention and was eventually wrestled to the ground. During the struggle, she kicked one officer and scratched another. The original battery victim left the area and did not wish to press charges. The female suspect was booked into the San Francisco Jail for battery on an officer and threats to an officer. The officers did not require medical attention.
A suspect was creating a disturbance on the platform. A BART employee was subsequently struck by the unruly person. A responding BART Officer arrested the suspect and transported her to the SF County Jail.
A victim had their Apple iPhone 6 snatched from their hands while waiting for a train on the platform of the Embarcadero Station. The suspect fled on an East Bay bound train. The train was intercepted and searched but the suspect managed to escape.
A victim reported that a male suspect (5'9", dark backpack) took her her iPhone 6 from her hand as the train pulled into the Embarcadero Station. The suspect fled and was not located. The victim was not able to track her phone. Station/train video will be requested.
The station agent flagged down an officer for a female who had fare evaded and was creating a disturbance. The officer attempted to detain the female suspect, but she tried to walk away and pushed the officer in her attempt to leave. The officer was able to detain her without further incident and she was placed under citizen's arrest by the station agent. The female suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the San Francisco County Jail for fare evasion, willfully disturbing others, resisting arrest and battery on an officer. The officer was not injured as a result of the incident.
The victim was on a Dublin/Pleasanton bound train at the station when the suspect, described as a HM, 30-35 yrs old, with short curly black hair, acne scarred face, and possibly wearing a black t-shirt, approached the victim from behind and snatched her cell phone from her hands. The victim struggled with the suspect to retain the phone until the suspect produced a knife and held it to the victim's face. The victim became scared and let go of her phone. The suspect ran from the train and out of the station. The suspect apparently dropped the knife, and the victim recovered it using a plastic bag. The suspect was not injured and her phone could not be tracked. The knife will be processed for evidence, and video was requested. TSOC was notified. TSA# 05-14263-16
The ISRC received a report from BART Central of a person beneath the train on the M-2 track way. Police and fire personnel responded to the station and located a male victim beneath the Pittsburg bound train. The victim was conscious and talking with first responders. Third rail power was shut down while fire personnel rescued the victim from beneath the train. The victim was eventually transported to an area hospital for what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. An ID technician also responded to process the scene. At this time, it is believed that the incident is not the result of a criminal act. The station was closed for approximately one and a half hours before normal service was restored. The Trauma Response Team and TSOC were notified. TSOC report #TSA-05-14231-16.
A patron reported that they sat down on a bench in the center of the platform and placed their purse behind them on the bench. A few minutes later, the victim realized that the purse had been taken without their permission by an unknown suspect. The purse contained $1,000 and the victim's passport.
An officer observed a male attempting to tamper with bicycles at the Embarcadero Station. The officer contacted the male and a records check showed he had an 24K arrest issued by Contra Costa County. The male was searched before booking at the SF County Jail and additional narcotics violations were discovered. 1605-0084 L22.
Officers intercepted a Daly City train for report of a male battering a female on the train. Officers located the male suspect and placed him under arrest for domestic battery. He was booked at the SF County Jail and was issued a prohibition order.
An anonymous patron reported a male was battering patrons aboard an SF Airport bound train. An officer intercepted the train at the Embarcadero Station, located the male and off-boarded him from the train. A records check showed the male had a court order prohibiting him from BART. No one came forward to place the male under citizen's arrest for battery. The male was placed under arrest and was booked into the SF County Jail.
Officers were dispatched to check on a report of a subject who was creating a disturbance at the station. A suspect matching the description was detained and it was discovered that the suspect was wanted on approximately $37,000 in warrants from outside agencies for a variety of misdemeanors. The suspect was arrested and booked for the warrants.
A train operator reported seeing a male suspect on the trackway just outside the station. Trains were held out of the station. A station agent then saw the male on the trackway and watched him walk back onto the platform. Officers were able to contact the male on the platform. Trains were then released to normal operations. The male was placed under citizen's arrest for interfering with a rail operation and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the charge. TSOC was notified of the incident.
Officers detained a male suspect for fare evasion. Record checks showed that the man had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for parole violation, held by the Department of Corrections. The man was arrested for his warrant was booked at the SF County Jail.
A male subject detained by an officer for fare evasion behaved erratically shortly after being detained, and was determined to be a danger to himself due to mental health issues. During the detention, the officer observed and retrieved what was later determined to be a kitchen knife from the subject’s pants’ pocket. The subject, however, physically resisted the officer’s effort to detain him for a psychiatric evaluation, so the officer used physical force to overcome his resistance; the officer and the subject were not injured. A sergeant responded to perform the use of force investigation, and the subject was transported to the county hospital for further psychiatric evaluation.
The on-duty station agent reported an adult male, who is known to the agent, and as having an active stay away order from the agent, was inside the station. Officers contacted the suspect, confirmed the stay away order, and then placed him under arrest. The suspect was transported to the SF County Jail for violating the court order to stay away from the station agent.
A victim reported the theft of their black Specialized Stump Jumper men’s mountain bike, valued at $5K, while it was parked and secured with a chain lock in the station’s Bike Link racks; between 2/19/16 and 3/3/16. An officer contacted the victim, requested station video and completed a report.
A male suspect detained for fare evasion by officers was found to have an outstanding $10K indecent exposure warrant, held by BART Police, for his arrest. The officers placed the suspect under arrest for the warrant, and then booked him into the county jail. 1603-066 L10
A victim reported the theft of their orange Strida brand folding bike from the secured bike station. The bike was secured in the station with a U-lock at 1700 hours on 3/02 and when the victim returned at 0730 hours on 3/03, the bike was gone. The investigating officer will be requesting bike station video.
An adult male suspect detained for petty theft by an officer was found to have an outstanding $5K trespassing warrant, held by the San Mateo County Sherriff’s Office, for his arrest. The officer placed the suspect under arrest for the warrant only as the (theft) victim did not wish to pursue a complaint. The suspect was then booked into the county jail.
A victim parked her Schwinn 6-speed bike inside the “Bike Link” locker at the Embarcadero Station on 2/19/16. The bike was secured with a chain and lock. When she returned on 2/22/16, her bike was gone. Loss was reported at $150.00.
A male suspect detained for fare evasion falsely identified himself to officers who then placed him under arrest. Shortly after arriving at the county jail, the suspect’s true identity was revealed and he was booked for the identification violation; he was also issued a citation for fare evasion.
Officers contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a $40,000 warrant for theft. He was cited for fare evasion and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the warrant. 1601-3069 L16_