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.
A female was creating a disturbance at the Lafayette Station by yelling at patrons as they entered the station. An officer detained the female and a records/warrant check showed two warrant for her arrest (10K for vandalism issued by ACSO). The female was placed under arrest on the warrants and given a warning for disturbing the peace. The female was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility. A sergeant approved the arrest.
Witnesses reported seeing a man being beaten on the access road adjacent to Deer Hill Road. Officers responded and determined that the adult male victim had arrived at the station in a vehicle with three black male suspects. One of the suspects began punching the victim through the car window. He then dragged the victim out of the car and one or two of the suspects punched and kicked the victim in the head several times. The victim was left at the scene with significant, but not life-threatening injuries to his face and head. The suspects fled in a light colored (silver, tan or white) sedan, possibly a Mercedes Benz or Audi. The victim was transported to John Muir Hospital for treatment. The suspects were known to the victim, but the victim was not cooperative with officers and refused to provide more information. The investigation is ongoing.
Lafayette Police Department recovered a vehicle parked in the red zone on Oak Hill underneath the track way. Lafayette PD notified the victim and reported the vehicle stolen from the Lafayette BART Station. The victim retrieved his vehicle from Lafayette PD. Victim vehicle is a gold 1991 Honda Accord (2WDA124). The vehicle was entered into APS as stolen by BART PD and recovered by Lafayette PD.
A patron reported that their white 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser was burglarized while parked in stall #1385, between 0720-1855 hours. An unkown suspect smashed the passenger window to gain entry and stole the in-dash stereo unit. A second patron reported that their 1992 Nissan Pathfinder was burglarized while parked in stall #1279, between 0800-1900 hours. The victim in this case left the vehicle unlocked. An unknown suspect entered and stole the in-dash stereo unit. 1407-0375 &
A victim reported his white 1997 Saturn SL2 4 door was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #1312 between 0800-1745 hours. The rear passenger window had been forced open, and a stereo was taken from the console area of the vehicle. Latent prints were lifted at the scene.
A victim reported his 2008 white Patriot SUV was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #1398 located in the east lot between 1300-1515 hours. The passenger side window was smashed and a stereo was taken from inside the vehicle. Latent fingerprints were taken but none were retrieved.
A patron made a phone report regarding his vehicle being burglarized at the Lafayette Station. The victim parked in the east lot (stall #97) at 0730 hours and returned at 1345 hours, to discover his vehicle was unlocked. Missing from his vehicle was a Pioneer Stereo ($390.00), an H/P Printer ($200.00), a black I pad ($400.00), and a set of hair clippers/razors ($300.00). No damage was sustained to the vehicle and the vehicle was not available to be processed for fingerprints. A CSO completed a burglary report.
A victim reported hi 2006 white Ford 150 was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #1265 in the east lot between 0800-1720 hours. The passenger side window was smashed and a stereo was taken from inside the vehicle. The scene was processed for prints with negative results.
A victim reported her black 2005 Honda Element was burglarized while parked at the Lafayette Station. The victim parked her Honda in stall #400 (middle lot) at 0800 hours. She returned at 1450 hours and discovered her Honda had been burglarized. Loss was a Sony DVD/CD player (unknown model/serial numbers) worth $1,000. The vehicle's center console was also damaged. The victim declined to have the Honda processed for latent fingerprints. An officer completed a burglary report.