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.
Officers responded to a report of a suspicious persons casing bicycles. The officers arrived and detained the two subjects, one of whom was on probation for a narcotics violation. The officers searched this subject and discovered he was in possession of burglary tools and bicycle parts. A Detective was notified and responded to interview the subject.
Officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a person at the station who was talking nonsense. On arrival, the officers contacted the suspect and determined that they were wanted on over $10,000 in no-cite warrants from local agencies for a variety of crimes including theft. The suspect was arrested and booked for the warrants.
An adult female victim reported that thirty minutes prior, while approaching the rear parking lot’s stairwell which leads to a nearby office building, she was grabbed from behind by two male suspects who demanded her purse. When the victim refused to hand it over, the suspects kicked her and she fell to the ground. The suspects then took the victim’s charcoal grey Guess brand purse, which contained $835 cash, and fled in a green 1998-2000 BMW; possibly a 700 series model. The victim further described the two main suspects as wearing black ski masks, black hoodies and dark colored jeans, with Spanish accents. The victim was unable to provide a description of the driver of the getaway vehicle. The victim suffered scratches to her head and neck, and complained of pain to her right leg, but refused medical attention at the scene. The investigating officer requested station video and canvassed the adjacent office building area for potential video. Lafayette Police were provided with the suspect(s) and getaway vehicle descriptions.
Officers and Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to the north parking lot regarding an active vehicle fire there. On their arrival, firefighters extinguished the fire which was determined to have originated from a vehicle’s engine compartment. A total of six vehicles were affected by the fire, but no citizens were injured; and train service was not interrupted. Firefighters determined the fire was caused by mechanical failure, and not connected to any criminal act.
During a consensual contact of a male subject an officer performed a wants’ check and discovered an outstanding “no bail” narcotics warrant, held by the San Francisco Police Department, for his arrest. The officer then placed the subject under arrest for the warrant and found that he was also in possession of burglary tools. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. The subject was then booked into the county jail for the warrant and possession of burglary tools.
A victim reported finding the door to their vehicle (a 1985 Toyota Pick-up) unlocked and their engine running. An officer responded to investigate and determined that an unknown suspect attempted to steal the victim’s vehicle. The vehicle was processed for fingerprints. The victim stated they parked their vehicle in the lot today at 0530 hours and returned at 1700 hours.