CHP officers conducted a traffic enforcement stop in the parking lot at the station. The driver, described as a black male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, fled on foot toward the station. The suspect entered the station and was seen on the platform. Trains were held out and power was dropped. CHP and Lafayette PD officers searched the platform, but did not locate the suspect. CHP believed the suspect fled onto the tracks and went toward Orinda Station on foot. CHP officers searched the 24 freeway in both directions. BART and CHP officers boarded the SF Airport bound train and conducted a track inspection, while the train operator of the Pittsburg train checked the #1 track from Orinda to Lafayette. The suspect was not located during the search. Normal service was resumed at 2335 hours. TSOC notified (Reference #TSA-04-09182-15).
A record check on a person detained for fare evasion revealed a $5,000 arrest warrant out of Alameda County for driving while intoxicated. The subject was cited for fare evasion and placed under arrest for the warrant.
A victim reported the theft of their maroon 1994 Honda Accord while it was parked in the upper lot, between 0747 and 1845 hours. An officer responded, unsuccessfully searched for the vehicle and completed a report.
A victim reported the theft of their purple 1994 Acura Integra while it was parked in the mid lot, between 0645 and 1700 hours. An officer responded, unsuccessfully searched for the vehicle and completed a report.
A male caller reported that his wife was chasing him around the parking lot, ripping at his clothing and punching him repeatedly. Lafayette PD officers responded and detained both parties. BART officers arrived and took over the investigation. The female suspect was ultimately arrested for domestic violence. The victim refused domestic violence resources and declined an EPO. The female was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for domestic violence. The victim was not injured.
The train operator of a Pittsburg bound train passing milepost 13.7, north of the station, reported a male subject way side. A responding officer eventually detained the subject on Brown Street at Deer Hill Road, Lafayette, and determined the he was in need of a psychiatric evaluation as he was a danger to himself; he was eventually transported to the county hospital. Officers and train operators performed a track inspection(s) between the Lafayette and Walnut Creek stations, but did not find any suspicious items. The incident caused a 12 minute delay in train service. TSOC notified (Ref. #TSA 030741515).
An adult female detained by an officer for a traffic violation was determined to be driving while under the influence of alcohol. After failing field sobriety tests, she was placed under arrest. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest. The female was then booked into the county jail.
A victim reported that they parked and locked their vehicle (a 1997 Nissan truck) in the lower parking lot on 3/6/15, at 1300 hours. They returned today at 0828 hours to find damage to the rear truck bed window, interior ransacked, and steering column cover ripped off, ignition tampered with, and front driver’s side assembly missing. A nearby security officer stated they witnessed the incident but believed the subjects he saw were trying to fix the vehicle. The suspects were described as two Hispanic or Filipino males, and one Hispanic or Filipina female in a black Nissan truck with no plates. The victim did not want his vehicle processed for fingerprints.
The station agent reported an intoxicated female creating a disturbance in front of the station. An officer contacted the female and determined that she was too intoxicated to care for herself, so she was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for public intoxication. No one wished to make a complaint regarding the disturbance.
A victim reported their white 1998 Honda Prelude was burglarized while parked at the Lafayette Station. The victim parked in stall #1249 in the lot furthest from the station at 0750 hours and returned at 1911 hours to discover his Honda was unlocked. Loss was a gym bag ($70.00) containing a Garmin bicycle computer ($550.00), an IPhone charger ($20.00), and clothing ($200.00). The interior of the vehicle was ransacked/searched but no damage to the Honda. An officer processed the Honda for prints but with negative results.
An officer responded to the Pleasant Hill station for a report of a male urinating/defecating and causing disturbance on a San Francisco bound train. The officer contacted the male as he off boarded from the train and he was stumbling and displayed poor balance. The male was detained for investigation of public intoxication. A records/warrant check showed the male had a “no bail” warrant for burglary issued by Walnut Creek PD. The male was booked on the warrant and public intoxication at the Martinez Detention Center. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest.
A victim reported the theft of their gold colored 2003 Buick Regal while it was parked at the station, stall #968, between 0735-1700 hours. The victim reported the theft of the vehicle’s front dash and its assorted gauges stolen, in addition to a stock stereo; total monetary loss of approximate loss $1300. The investigating officer determined the vehicle was entered via passenger door window cheat. The officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints.
A patron reported by phone that their silver 2001 Toyota 4Runner was burglarized while parked in stall #1472, between 1830-0020 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the front passenger window to gain entry and stole an iPod and $50 in cash.
A patron reported that their white 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse was burglarized while parked in stall #520 between 1600-2345 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the front passenger window to gain entry and stole a backpack containing school and work papers.
A patron reported that their gray 2014 Dodge Ram pickup was burglarized while it was parked in stall #23, between 1745-2335 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the rear window to gain entry and stole a gym bag containing clothing.
The following vehicles were burglarized while parked and locked in the upper lot between 0800-1810 hours: • 2004 black Jeep Cherokee; rear passenger window smashed; interior ransacked • 2007 red Ford Mustang; rear window smashed; interior ransacked • 2007 gray Toyota 4Runner; rear passenger window smashed; interior ransacked The vehicles were processed for prints with negative results.