A station agent was struck in the face as he was following two fare evaders out of the station. The agent suffered swelling his left eye and cheek, and was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital. An area search for the suspects proved negative. Video hotline was notified.
Witnesses reported a man standing on the yellow strip apparently fainted and fell as a train was departing platform 1. The patron fell and hit his head on the grab bar as a train was departing, and it was unsure if patron was knocked unconscious or was already unconscious as he was falling. Witnesses said the patron was drinking, as the supervisor on scene had a bottle of vodka the person was drinking from. The patron regained consciousness with no serious visible injuries, and medical personnel transported him to San Francisco General Hospital. There was no train delay.
An off-duty Alameda County Deputy Sheriff was riding a Daly City bound train approaching Glen Park Station when he heard a commotion. An unknown adult female was chasing a black male adult off the train while yelling that the male had taken her cell-phone. The deputy took part in the chase and the victim and deputy were able to catch the suspect, (William Green, BM, 080890) near on the concourse level of the station. Green gave the phone back to the victim and the victim left the area. BART Officers arrived on scene and took custody of Green. Green was interviewed and admitted taking the phone from the victim. Officers determined Green was on probation for grand theft on a prior BART case. Officers went to Green’s reported residence in San Leandro to conduct a probation search which was determined to be the residence of Green’s ex-girlfriend. The on-call detective was notified. Green was booked at the San Francisco Hall of Justice for grand theft and violation of probation. 1212- 3755 L21
A patron reported the theft of her unknown brand bicycle from the bike racks. The bike had been locked with a U-lock. The U-lock was still locked to the racks when she returned, so the frame of the bike may have been cut to remove the bike. The station agent remembered a WM, 20-30 years, in a grey sweater possibly riding away on a similar bike about 90 minutes before the victim arrived to make the report.
The victim called to report the theft of his blue and gold men's Fuji 10 speed road bike. The victim secured his bike with a kryptonite lock between the hours of 2200 on 10/24/12 and 1610 hours, today. The victim could not provide a serial number for his bike.
An adult male victim parked his blue men's Iron Horse "Excelsior," 21 speed mountain bike at the Glenn Park Station at 0745 hours. He secured his bike to the bike racks using a U-Lock and a chain with a master-lock (Value $30.00). The male returned at 1700 hours and discovered that his bike was missing. An officer is investigating this case and video of the station has been requested.
Victim reported their black and white Scott CR-1 men’s road bicycle, valued at $900, stolen from the bike rack between 0745 and 2123 hours. Also taken were a $20 U-lock and a $14 cable lock, both used to lock the bicycle.
A victim reported her $700.00 iPhone 5 was snatched from her hand while on the Millbrae bound train, and the suspect ran off the train at the station in an unknown direction. No injuries were reported.
The station agent reported that a male had brandished a knife and threatened him after a fare dispute. The suspect went down to the platform. Officers arrived and detained the suspect. The agent identified him as the responsible. The male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for Brandishing a Weapon and making threats. The knife was recovered from suspect's pocket and was entered into evidence.
A female patron reported that she was on the escalator coming up from the platform when she felt someone reaching into her bag. She looked in her bag and noticed that her iPhone was missing. She confronted the only person behind her and he took off running up the escalator and out of the station. She described the suspect as a BM, 14-20 years old, 5'7", slender, short hair, clean cut, wearing a black zip-up jacket and dark jeans. The phone was able to be tracked to the area of Eddy St/Hyde St. Officers responded and checked the area, but they were not able to locate anyone matching the description. After a short period of time, the phone could no longer be tracked, as it may have been turned off. There is no video available in the area of the theft (escalator/concourse).
The victim and her boyfriend were standing on platform #2 around 0000 hrs this morning, when the suspect, described as a BF, 28 yrs, 5'-06", 165 lbs, bro hair, bro eyes, wearing a blk/whi t-sht with horizontal stripes, asked to use her whi iPhone 4. The victim gave the suspect her phone and the suspect ran up the escalator. The victim gave chase, but was blocked by two black females, one with a baby in a stroller, who were also on the up escalator. The victim's boyfriend ran after the suspect, but was unable to catch up to her. The suspect was seen getting into a 06' Toyt Highlander, gry. The two BF's who were on the escalator, later began spitting on the victim because they were mad that the victim tried to knock the baby over as she chased the suspect. The victim believes these two BF's, one described as 23 yrs, 5'-04", 115 lbs., bro hair, bro eyes and hair in a ponytail, wearing a drk bro jkt and the other as 20 yrs, 5'-05", 135 lbs., bro hair, bro eyes wearing a khaki jkt, hair in a ponytail, were possibly accomplices of the first suspect. The victim was not injured and did not make the report right away because she did not want to miss the last train of the evening. The victim called to report the incident later in the morning.
The operator of the Richmond bound train reported possibly striking a man who was on the M2 track as the train entered the station. Responding fire personnel searched under the train and located an adult male with severe head injuries. The man was transported to SF General Hospital for treatment. The man later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. The man had no identification on his person. A tentative identification has been made, pending confirmation by the SF Coroner's office. The investigation is ongoing, but there is no indication of foul play in this incident.
A patron had their iPad snatched from their hand by a suspect who fled from the station on foot. The suspect was described as a light complected black male in his 20's, about 6' tall, with a short afro, wearing a black windbreaker and blue jeans. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect.
A woman reported that her silver-colored, 18-speed, women’s mountain bicycle had been stolen from the bicycle racks today between 0840-1820 hrs. The victim could not provide the bicycle’s make, model, or serial number. The bicycle had been secured to the bike rack with a U-bolt-type lock, which was still attached to the bike rack.
A victim reported the theft of his Bianchi men's bicycle from the Glen Park BART Station. Victim locked his bike on 07/16/12, around 0830 hours and returned on 07/17/12, around 0100 hours and discovered his bike was missing. The u-lock and helmet was left on scene, in tact, indicating that the frame was possibly cut. 1207 - 2749 L22
A patron reported that a male suspect in dark clothing grabbed her iPhone from her hand while she was on an unknown train at Glen Park Station. The suspect fled the train. The victim remained on the train and reported the crime at the 24th Street Station. The victim could not provide any further description and does not believe she will be able to identify the suspect. The phone did not have tracking capabilities. Station video will be requested.
A patron reported that her 4G I Phone was snatched from her hand by a male suspect, described as a BM, late teen to early 20's, and wearing a black hoodie, while they were on board an SFO Airport bound train approaching the station. The suspect ran off the train and out of the station. The victim off boarded at the next station and reported it to the station agent. The victim was not injured during the theft. 1206- 0867 L14
A woman reported that a male suspect had stolen her i-pad from her hand aboard a Pittsburg/Bay Point train. The suspect dropped the i-pad on the ground and the victim managed to retrieve it. The suspect fled through the station and up Diamond St. on foot. (suspect description: B-M, mid 20’s, 5-10, all-black clothing including a black hooded jacket or sweatshirt)
The station agent reported that a man, who had loitered in the station for 20 minutes, had apparently stolen a bicycle. The station agent heard what sounded like metal snapping. He saw the suspect holding a severed chain that had an intact lock attached to it. The suspect then left the station with the bicycle, the chain, and the lock, heading towards Bosworth St. The owner of the bicycle later returned to the station and spoke to the investigating officer. The loss was a specialized Sirus 21-speed men’s bicycle, along with a Master lock and chain. The officer recovered two pieces of a severed link of the chain. The chain looked as if it had been severed with bolt cutters. (suspect description: W-M, 30 years old, 6-0, 180, thinning blond hair, unshaven, white sunglasses, black leather “motorcycle” jacket, blue jeans)
A male adult victim was robbed of his iPod while standing on the platform at the station. The suspect was described as a black male in his 20's, tall and thin, wearing a hat, a baggy blue shirt under a black zipped jacket. The suspect threatened to shoot the victim, although no weapon was displayed. The suspect fled from the station on foot. SFPD and responding BART officers were unable to locate the suspect in the area. The victim was not injured.
The station agent reported a domestic dispute between a male and female in the station plaza area. The male then left towards Bosworth and Mission Streets. The female walked to the station agent’s booth and told the agent the male suspect pushed her. Officers responded to the station. The battery occurred off-property and a block away at Diamond St. and Monterey Blvd. SFPD was notified and responded to the station. The male suspect is known to the female victim and was gone when the officers arrived on scene. The female victim stated she is 1-2 months pregnant and the suspect is the father. The female stated she is not hurt and refused medical, although medical was summoned as a precautionary measure as the victim stated she is pregnant.
Officers responded to a disturbing the peace report on a train at the station. According to an anonymous report party, a disheveled looking white male was being loud and throwing a bottle on the train. There was no victim standing by on the train. Officers located a possible suspect (Robert Jones, WM, 04/11/1957) who fit the general description and who they recognized as a “regular” with a stay-away order from BART. The violation of the court “stay-away” order was confirmed and the suspect was arrested and booked for such.
Officers responded to the station on a third-party report of a battery with a cane on an elderly female with the male suspect leaving towards Diamond Street. An officer located the suspect near Diamond and Cherney Streets, and physically detained him in handcuffs as he was not cooperative. The victim positively identified the suspect. After further investigation, it was determined there was no battery. The victim did not want to pursue an assault complaint. The suspect did fare evade and was cited for such via a citizen’s arrest by the station agent. The suspect was also cited for delaying an officer in the course of his duty.
A woman reported that her Apple i-phone had been snatched out of her hand aboard a Daly City train. The suspect escaped through the station and ran northeast on Bosworth St. A lieutenant and officers conducted an unsuccessful area search for the suspect. (suspect description: BM, 20 years old, just under 6’ tall, medium build, dark blue hooded jacket or sweatshirt with the hood up, blue jeans)
There have been numerous reports of cellular phone thefts occurring in the San Francisco BART stations over the past couple of days. On Friday, 1/20/12 from 2153-2328 hrs, there were three (3) reported thefts from persons at the Glen Park BART station alone. Losses were cellular phones in all cases. The suspect in also cases had similar descriptions: BM, 19 yrs, 5’9”-5’10”, hooded sweatshirt. On Saturday, 1/21/12, officers researched resent BART suspects for similar crimes in the same area and located a possible suspect. A records check was conducted on the suspect and he had an outstanding felony arrest warrant for carrying a loaded firearm in public. On Sunday, 1/22/12, a BART officer spent much of the morning at the Glen Park BART station in hopes of seeing the suspect. He showed a picture of the suspect to the Glen Park station agent and told the agent to contact Dispatch if he saw the suspect. A few minutes later, the station agent saw someone who matched the suspect's description and notified BART Police Dispatch. A BART officer and SFPD officers responded to the station. The BART officer saw the suspectexit the station area and walk away briskly. The BART officer to the subject and asked him to stop, but he would not comply and cursed at the officer. The BART officer and SFPD detained the subject and confirmed his identity as the suspect they were looking for with the felony warrant; and he was subsequently arrested on the warrant. The arrestee appears to be a person of interest in a slew of recent BART thefts of cell phones from persons in SF: 1201-2153, 1201-2869, 1201-2875, 1201-2967, 1201-2995. BART Detectives responded to the Powell Street BART police facility to interview the arrestee. Upon his arrest today, the suspect was in possession of a cell phone from one of the previous mentioned theft cases. Outstanding team work by all involved in this case!