A BART Officer contacted an adult male victim who reported the theft of his bicycle from the Lafayette Station. The victim locked his black and gold Merida mountain-bike with a cable at the racks about 0840 hours. When he returned about 1930 hours, the bike was missing.
A victim reported a lock punched on his 2000 Ford F-150 truck 6E26146 CA. and the ignition damaged in an attempt to steal the vehicle between 0750 and 1900 hours. Total damaged listed at $1200. No property loss reported. The vehicle was parked in the north/east lot, stall #1260. The report did not document the vehicle being processed for evidence.
An adult male victim contacted a BART officer to report the theft of the catalytic converter from his 1998 Toyota 4-Runner. The victim parked his vehicle in stall #662 in the mid-lot approximately 0620 hours. Upon returning about 1810 hours he discovered the part missing. There are no known suspect(s) at this time.
A System Service worker saw a suspect using a credit card with a woman’s name on it to buy a BART ticket. He was also holding a woman’s ID card. When she questioned the man about the woman’s name he became upset and left. She reported this to the police department. An officer responded to investigate. The suspect was located on the platform and identified by the System Service worker as the man using the credit card. He was on parole with a full search clause and had an outstanding warrant. During the detention a woman’s wallet was found in a trash can whose name matched the name on the credit card. The woman who owned the wallet came to the station and identified the suspect as the man who stole her purse from her work earlier in the evening. Walnut Creek PD had taken that report. The suspect was arrested for being in Possession of Stolen Property, Theft, the parole violation and two warrants. He was interviewed by a Sergeant. He was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
A patron reported the catalytic converter was stolen from her white 1996 Toyota 4Runner while it was parked and locked at the station between 0545-1630 hours. The officer was unable to process the vehicle for evidence.
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.