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!
A man reported that his i-phone had been snatched out of his hand by a male suspect who fled on foot from the station. (suspect description: B-M, 19 years old, thin, black-hooded sweatshirt/jacket with hood up, black jeans)
A patron/victim reported to the station agent that a suspect took their iPhone and fled. The victim was on the platformwhen the suspect grabbed her phone and ran. Apparently other patrons chased after the suspect. The suspect description is a BM, 20’s, blond streaked hair and dark clothing. According to witnesses, the suspect got into a vehicle and fled. The license plate number of the vehicle is 3FLG777, which is listed as a 1994 Acura Integra, Green, 2 Door, out of Elk Grove, CA. It is unknown if there are multiple suspects in the vehicle. SFPD was updated with this information.
A station agent reported seeing approximately a dozen males in their early 20s wearing black hoodies smash the top of the fare gates with claw hammers. The suspects also sprayed painted the words “Charles Hill” and “Oscar” on the station floor and wall, and broke the flower vendor booth lights. The suspects fled toward a nearby park, and were gone upon the arrival of officers. All fare gate Clipper Card readers were broken, but the revenue ticket readers were still operational. A hammer, spray can, and personal effects possibly belonging to the suspects were recovered outside the station. TSOC notified. 1109-1098 L12.
A victim reported their phone was snatched by a male suspect on a south bound train at the station. The suspect then ran off the train. The victim contacted the station agent at Daly City station to report the crime. The suspect is described as a BM, wearing a black sweater, hat and sneakers. There are no known suspects at this time.
Officers responded to a call of an intoxicated subject lying down by the fare gates and screaming and yelling racial slurs. The subject is well known to BART Police and Station Agents. The BART Officer arrived and determined that the suspect was Publicly Intoxicated. As the officer attempted to place the suspect into custody he resisted. The officer struggled with the suspect but he was able to place him into custody. The suspect was booked at the San Francisco Jail for Public Intoxication, Resisting Officer, and a small outside traffic warrant.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a male subject chasing another male subject on the platform. Trains were held out until the scene was secured. The subjects subsequently ran topside to the street and were detained by officers. The subjects are known to each other and the incident started in SFPD’s jurisdiction over a cell phone. The case was turned over to SFPD. There was about a 7 minute train delay.
The train operator of a Daly City bound train reported that there was a person under the train after the train pulled into the station and ran over the person, who had been laying on the trackway. BART Officers and the San Francisco Fire Department responded and determined that a female had been under the train, but she had climbed out from under it on her own and was on the platform when they arrived at the station. The female (in her 40's) received a very minor scrape to her wrist, but was otherwise uninjured. She admitted to officers that she intended to harm herself, but that the train had gone over her (3-4 cars) and did not strike her. Officers and SFFD inspected the trackway under the train to confirm that no one else was under the train before releasing the train back into service. The station was closed for approximately 55 minutes due to the incident. The female was transported by ambulance to San Francisco General Hospital on a psychiatric hold.
A male suspect grabbed an iPhone from the hand of a female victim and fled out of the station. The victim gave chase, but was not able to catch the suspect. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect. The victim was not injured during the theft. The suspect was described as a black male, 18 years old, 5'6-5'7, wearing a white shirt and blue jeans.
A station agent reported that a 38-year-old man had threatened to jump in front of a train. Officers detained the subject, who was subsequently transported to San Francisco General Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.
A male juvenile grabbed an iPhone out the hand of a patron who was sitting on a Millbrae bound train. The juvenile suspect exited the train, fled from the station, and boarded a bus. The suspect was detained by the police and positively identified by witnesses. The juvenile suspect was given a citation for grand theft and released to a parent. 1010-1953 L12.
A custody argument resulted in the father of the child pushing the mother of the child. No injuries were sustained. The father was arrested for domestic battery and booked at the San Francisco City Jail. 1009-1472 L12.
A system service worker recognized a subject as having had an altercation with another system service worker on a previous occasion. The former notified dispatch and officers were able to apprehend the subject who was arrested and booked on several outstanding warrants including battery on a transportation worker and a narcotics offense.
A BART Community Service Assistant saw a man jump onto the trackway at the Glen Park Station. The man ran into the tunnel towards the Balboa Park Station. Trains were held out while the trackway was searched with negative results. The man was later found on the San Francisco City College Campus and was placed on an emergency psychiatric detention.
Officers were dispatched to Glen Park station to investigate a report of a fight on the platform involving as many as 10 juveniles. Investigation revealed that a female juvenile was chased into the station by at least six other juveniles who battered the victim and took her cell phone. The suspects fled the area in a white car and were not located. The suspects are possibly known to the victim.
An officer contacted a fare evader who provided a false name and resisted arrest. The officer was able to take the suspect into custody and located a no bail warrant for his arrest. The adult male suspect was booked at San Francisco County Jail for the warrant.