Two victims reported that a suspect stole their cell phones. Officers detained a male matching the suspect description in the nearby shopping area. The suspect was in possession of one of the stolen phones, and admitted that he took both phones. He was on probation for theft. The suspect was arrested and booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for theft from person and probation violation.
A security guard from a local business followed a vandalism suspect to the Fruitvale Station and contacted BPD officers. The female was detained and a records check she had an 10K arrest warrant for theft. The business did not want to pursue charges for vandalism and she was booked on the warrant.
While aboard a Daly City bound train at the Fruitvale Station, the female victim was confronted by a male suspect who took her iPhone and fled from the train, followed by the victim in pursuit. The station agent saw the commotion and chased after the suspect and eventually caught up the him and retrieved the victims iPhone. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction. An officer is investigating the incident.
A victim called in to report their vehicle, a 2006 GMC Yukon, was stolen from stall #1185 at the station. The victim parked their vehicle on 5/3/2017 at approximately 2100 hours and returned today to find it missing.
Officers detained a female for fare evasion at the Fruitvale Station. A records check showed she violated a court order by being out of compliance to a court order. The female was issued a warning citation and was booked at jail.
A victim reported that their vehicle was burglarized while parked at the station between 1610-1715 hours. The driver's window was smashed to gain entry and the interior was ransacked, but nothing was taken.
A BART contractor reported the theft of a $12,000 compressor unit from a BART construction site at East 12th Street and 29th Avenue in the city of Oakland (near the Fruitvale Station). The compressor was left on its trailer, unhitched, at 0800 hours and when the contractor returned at 1230 hours, the whole unit was gone.
The female victim reported that while aboard a Dublin/Pleasanton bound train arriving at the station, two Black male juveniles forcibly took her Apple laptop and iPhone from her grasp and then fled from the station via an emergency door. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspects, nor were they able to track laptop or the phone. The victim was not injured. The investigating officer requested station video.
A male suspect detained for fare evasion by officers attempted to flee before force was used to arrest him for resisting arrest. A subsequent criminal history check of the suspect revealed an active stay away order prohibiting him from BART property. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and perform the use of force investigation. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for resisting arrest, falsely identifying himself to police and violating a court order; he was also issued a citation for fare evasion. No injuries were sustained by the officers or the suspect.