A victim reported his men’s 24 speed Giant brand mountain bicycle missing. The bicycle was locked at 1330 hours. Upon his return at 2033 hours the bicycle and an unknown type of lock were missing from the bike rack in front of the station. He valued that bicycle at $800.
A patron reported her wallet was taken from her while she was on train on 6/24/12 between 1815-1900 hours. Due to the heavily crowded train, the victim could not identify anyone who could have taken her wallet. The victim's identification, $500.00, and miscellaneous cards were in the wallet.
A victim reported the theft of her maroon 1994 Honda Accord, 2dr which she parked in stall #663 located in the middle lot of the station between 0624 and 1600 hours today. There was no evidence of forced entry at the scene.
The victim's son parked and locked their 1997 Toyota Tacoma, gry, in stall #1066 in the upper lot of the station at 0700 hrs. When the victim came to pick up the truck at 0800 hrs., it was missing. An area search for the victim's truck was conducted with negative results. The officer did not locate any signs of a forced entry in stall #1066.
A man reported that the catalytic converter had been stolen off of his 2001 Toyota Sequoia while the SUV was parked in the upper lot (stall #1397) today between 0800-1820 hrs. The catalytic converter had been cut off of the vehicle.
A male patron at Walnut Creek Station reported a possible man with a gun on board the San Francisco train approaching Lafayette Station. The reporting party stated the man on the train said he had a gun, but no weapon was seen. An officer, with the assistance of Lafayette PD officers, located a man on the train matching the description provided by the reporting party. The man did not have a weapon and it was determined there was no merit to the original report. The train was delayed approximately 11 minutes.
A victim reported, via a phone call, that his catalytic converter had been removed from his 2000 Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck while parked in stall #1175. He stated he parked the truck on April 25, 2012 between 0745 and 2000 hours. Upon his return that same date the part was missing. Due to the time lapse between the actual crime and the date of reporting it the officer was unable to locate any parts in the area.
A patron called to report that her blue Acura MDX had been burglarized while parked in the upper lot, stall #1035. She said that she parked the vehicle at 0730 hours and when she returned at 1330 hours, she noticed that the driver's side rear wing window had been smashed. Entry into the vehicle had been made and two pairs of Acura headphones, an iPhone charger and a small bag of change had been stolen. The victim had driven the vehicle away and returned to make the report, so the vehicle was not processed for prints, but was photographed.
A BART Officer contacted a victim who reported his 1993 maroon Honda Accord was missing from the Lafayette BART Station lot. He parked his vehicle approximately 0545 hours. When he returned about 1545 hours, the vehicle was missing. There are no known leads at this time.
An off-duty BART police officer was driving to work when he noticed a suspicious truck. When the vehicle made a turn and slowed down, the officer saw a foot protruding from a rear-passenger door. Then three males jumped out of the truck and ran into the backyard of a house. Immediately thereafter, a Lafayette police officer made a traffic stop on the truck. After a second Lafayette officer arrived on scene, the BART police officer approached, identified himself, and reported his observations. He notified the ISRC/police dispatch of his location and advised that he was assisting Lafayette PD. It was determined that the males were burglary suspects. They had broken through the backyard fence and left a gun there. A BART police sergeant and officer responded and assisted in establishing a perimeter. Lafayette PD took two suspects into custody and recovered stolen property. The sergeant and officer took the third suspect into custody after finding him hiding on the roof of a shed.
While on patrol, an officer detained a subject for fare evasion at the station. The subject admitted to having a small amount of marijuana in his possession. A subsequent search of the suspect's person resulted in the recovery of approximately an ounce of suspected marijuana and 2 glass vials of suspected hashish. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and arrested for possession of narcotics. Narcotics Task Force officer notified. 1111-0919 L12.
A patron phoned to report the catalytic converter for their vehicle catalytic converter was stolen while the vehicle was parked in the upper east lot of the station on Monday, August 29, 2011 between 0745 and 1645 hrs. The victim vehicle is a 1995 Toyota 4-Runner. There is no known suspect(s) at this time.
An officer on patrol made an enforcement stop on a vehicle driving through the lot after he noticed that the vehicle had a brake light out and the passenger was not wearing a seat belt. A records check revealed that the passenger was on parole. The officer discovered burglary tools on his person after a search. The officer also smelled the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and did a search of the passenger compartment. The search revealed live ammo, a loaded firearm and baggies of suspected marijuana. Both the driver and the passenger were then taken into custody and transported back to the Concord substation where they were interviewed by detectives. Both suspects were booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. The driver was booked for the weapon and marijuana charges and the passenger was booked for possession of burglary tools and a parole hold. The suspects were also cited for the original vehicle code violations.
At 1519 hrs., the LAS station agent reported that near the northside ticket vendors there were 3 plastic laboratory vials, inside a rubber glove, atop a trash can. A sergeant and K-9 officer responded. They summoned the fire dept., who called out their hazmat team. The hazmat team removed the material. The hazmat team supervisor said that had acid, which was in one vial, been mixed with iodine, which was in another other vial, and "the oxidizer base" (unk. material), which was in the third vial, it could have caused a small-pressure explosion. That would have released a vapor that could make people ill. There was no service disruption as a result of this incident. It was not necessary to evacuate the station. Just the affected area was blocked off. The situation was resolved at approx. 1715 hrs. The JTTF officer was notified, as was the TSA's TSOC. The incident is being investigated and documented.