An officer on viewed a female patron pick up a wallet from the floor of the station and hand the wallet to her male companion. The male went to the platform and the female exited the station. A victim contacted the officer and reported he just lost his wallet at the station. The officer contacted the male who was in possession of the wallet and confirmed it was the victim's. A records check showed the male had a 10K arrest warrant issued by Walnut Creek PD. The female returned and a records check on her showed she had a 5k (no cite) arrest warrant issued by San Mateo County for burglary and possession of a controlled substance. The wallet was returned to the victim and he declined to press charges. The male and female were booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.
A victim reported the theft of their green 2004 Honda Element’s catalytic converter while the vehicle was parked in the far north-east lot, between 0830 and 1730 hours. An officer contacted the victim and completed a report.
Officers responded to the Lafayette Station for a report of a phone theft. The victim recovered the phone prior to the officers arrival. The suspect was detained and a records showed he had a prohibition order prohibition him from BART, The male was placed under arrest and booked at the Martinez detention facility.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a Giant Escape bicycle) at the station today at 0800 hours. The bicycle was secured with a cable lock. The victim returned at 1700 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $250. 1603- 0787 L21
A victim reported the theft of their red (unknown name brand) cruiser bike, valued at $400, while it was chain locked at the station between 0800 and 1730 hours. A community service officer contacted the victim and completed a report.
A victim reported that he set up a meeting with an old high school acquaintance to buy his vehicle. Upon meeting the suspect, the suspect accused the victim of trying to give him “fake money.” At one point the suspect brandished a knife, took his money, and fled in a Nissan Maxima or Altima that had a dent on the right side that was being driven by a Black female in her 20’s. The loss was $700 in cash. The victim was uninjured.
A victim reported the theft of their Gary Fisher Mamba bicycle, valued at $600.00, while it was cable locked in the free area of the station between 0900 and 1815 hours. An officer (W. Maloney #149) contacted the victim and completed a report.
An officer detained a male suspect for reportedly threatening to kill the station agent as he was apparently upset over losing personal property. An independent witness also came forward during this time. The suspect was eventually placed under arrest for criminal threats. A sergeant responded and approved the arrest. The suspect was then issued a prohibition order before being booked into the county jail for criminal threats.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a Trek 18 speed bicycle) to the bike racks today at 0830 hours. The bicycle was secured with two cable locks. The victim returned at 1400 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $500.