A victim reported the theft of their green 2001 Honda Accord’s catalytic converter while it was parked in the east parking lot on 7/14/15, between 0730 and 1930 hours. An officer completed a telephone report of the theft.
An officer contacted an adult female for fare evasion. She was intoxicated in public, resisted the contact and had to be physically restrained. A records check revealed a small infraction warrant for her arrest. She was cited for fare evasion and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for public intoxication, resisting arrest and the warrant.
A male subject detained by officers for fare evasion and creating a disturbance, was then placed under citizen’s arrest for the violations. After multiple, and unsuccessful, attempts to identify the subject the officers placed him under physical arrest for delaying/obstructing police – in addition to the initial complaints. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. The subject was then booked into the county jail and his identification is pending.
Officers responded to the station regarding the report by the station agent of a disturbance between an adult male and female. Lafayette Police Officers responded to the station as well as the disturbance was reportedly escalating, and detained the subjects; they were later determined to be in a dating relationship. BART officers arrived at the station several minutes later and took over the investigation. Officers were unable to substantiate domestic violence had occurred between the couple, but the female was found to have an outstanding $100K felony “possession of stolen property” warrant (held by Concord Police) for her arrest. The female was then placed under arrest for the warrant, and a sergeant approved the arrest. Subsequently, the female was booked into the county jail for the warrant.
A victim reported the theft of their 24-speed GT Aggressor bike from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a cable lock on 5/8 at 1330 hours and when the victim returned the same day at 2330 hours, the bike and lock were gone.
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.