559 total incidents logged at Lake Merritt

 Bike Theft

Lake Merritt - 1708-1734

A victim reported that they locked their bicycle at the Lake Merritt Station on 8/18/17 at 1630 hours. The bicycle was secured with cable lock. The victim returned on 8/21/17 at 0755 hours to find their bicycle gone.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Bicycle Theft 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1708-1306

Officers were monitoring the fare gates for fare evaders at the Lake Merritt Station and stopped a male (Alexander Taylor, 33 years old, Berkeley) for fare evading through the fare gates. A warrant check revealed Taylor had two warrants totaling $75K. Taylor was cited for fare evasion and was booked on the warrants at Glenn Dyer Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Vehicle Burglary

Lake Merritt - 1708-1266

A BART employee reported a BART vehicle burglarized while it was parked in the auxiliary lot at Lake Merritt from 08/15/2017 at 1500 hours until 08/16/2017 at 0640 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Warrant Service

Lake Merritt - 1708-1111

Officers were dispatched to a report of a subject smoking on a train. The officers made contact with the suspect in question, and a wants check revealed that he had an outstanding felony no bail warrant for his arrest for narcotics issued out of SFPD. The suspect was arrested and is to be booked into the SF County Jail after being medically cleared for a pre-existing condition.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General 

Fare Evasion/ False ID to Peace Officer

Lake Merritt - 1708-0584

Officers detained a subject for fare evasion. Subject refused to give true name for approximately 80 minutes. Eventually officers identified the subject. Subject was issued a citation for fare evasion and booked at jail for the false identification to a peace officer.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Resisting Arrest 

 Auto Burglary

Lake Merritt - 1708-0333

A victim reported that his vehicle (a 1999 Honda) was burglarized while parked in Lot A on today's date.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1707-1702

An officer detained the suspect for fare evasion. A records check revealed an outstanding $100,000 warrant for a probation violation. The suspect was placed under arrest for the warrant. The suspect was booked into the Santa Rita Jail on the warrant and issued a citation for fare evasion.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest Quality of Life 

 Bicycle Theft

Lake Merritt - 1707-1536

A victim reported their women's TREK road bike was stolen from the Lake Merritt Station, between 0800-2130 hours. The bike was inside a bike locker but there were no signs of a forced entry.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Bicycle Theft

Lake Merritt - 1707-1386

A victim reported the theft of their men's Schwinn bike from the Lake Merritt Station, between 0700-1700 hours. The bike was secured with a Kryptonite U-Lock.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Auto Theft

Lake Merritt - 1706-0202

Victim reported the theft of his vehicle parked at the station. An officer took the report.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

Sexual Battery

Lake Merritt - 1706-0171

An officer responded to the station agent’s booth to meet with a female victim who reported a male subject who had off-boarded from a train had reached under her skirt to grab her buttocks. The female described the person as being a Black male adult, 6’, medium build, with a short buzz cut, wearing a light blue t-shirt and dark jeans. The male suspect fled out of the station via the 8th Street stairwell. An area check was conducted and the suspect was not located. L15

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Sex Crime 

 Parole Violation/Theft (Arrest)

Lake Merritt - 1705-1715

An officer detained a male suspect for reportedly stealing a bicycle part. A witness positively identified the suspect as the responsible, and he was placed under arrest for theft. A criminal history check of the suspect also revealed he was on active parole for robbery conviction. The suspect was eventually booked into the county jail for theft and violating the terms of his parole.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Petty Theft 

 Bike Theft

Lake Merritt - 1705-1269

A patron reported that their blue Lemond road bike was stolen from the racks in the paid area between 0715-1910 hours. The victim secured the bike with a U-lock.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Bicycle Theft 

 Auto Theft

Lake Merritt - 1704-1796

A victim reported their 1994 Acura was stolen from the Lake Merritt Station.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Battery on Peace Officer/Violation of Probation (Prohibition Order)

Lake Merritt - 1704-1615

A male suspect physically resisted officers’ efforts to detain him for creating a disturbance. Before being restrained in handcuffs, the suspect battered one officer and threatened to shoot the (3) officers; he was found not to be in possession of a weapon. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and perform the use of force investigation. The suspect was then issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail for battering the officer, making criminal threats and for violating the terms of his criminal threats-related probation. One officer sustained a minor injury, but did not require further medical attention.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Violation of Court Order Prohibition Order Issued Assault/Battery 

 Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Lake Merritt - 1704-1459

A male victim reported that a female suspect (BF, blonde hair, mini skirt) argued with him over a power outlet on the train. When the male leaned down to point out the outlet, she female struck him in the head with a screwdriver, causing a 1" laceration. The female then tried to flee, but patrons tried to detain her. She was able to break free and fled out of the station. She was not located. Medical aid was summoned for the victim, but he refused treatment and left the area. Train/station video will be requested.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Assault/Battery Weapon Involved 

 Auto Burglary

Lake Merritt - 1704-1238

A victim reported that their vehicle was burglarized while parked in lot A between 1500-2315 hours. The driver's window was smashed to gain entry and the interior was ransacked, but the victim reported no property loss.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Auto Burglary

Lake Merritt - 1704-0943

A patron reported that their blue 1994 Toyota Corolla was burglarized while parked in lot "A", between 0924-2005. An unknown suspect stole about $30 in cash from the interior and damaged the ignition.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Burglary/Petty Theft/Probation Violation Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1704-0122

Officer detained a subject for stealing bicycle parts from bikes located on the concourse level. The suspect confessed to the crime and was taken to jail for the above violations.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary Petty Theft 

 Bike Theft

Lake Merritt - 1703-2009

A victim reported their Prizma road bike was stolen from the Lake Merritt Station, between 0540-1920 hours. The bike was secured with a cable lock.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Theft From Person (Arrests)

Lake Merritt - 1703-1784

A victim was aboard a train when her backpack, containing her laptop, was taken from her. Responding officers located three possible suspects and detained them. Part of the victim's property was located and the suspects were placed under arrest.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Theft From Person 

 Auto Burglary (Phone Report)

Lake Merritt - 1703-1134

A victim reported their 2010 Honda Insight was burglarized while parked at the Lake Merritt Station on 3/12/17, between 0800-0000 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Robbery

Lake Merritt - 1703-0738

A female victim was robbed of her cell phone while in the station plaza. The suspects were only described as a black male and two black females. The suspects fled westbound on 9th Street and were not located by responding officers. The phone could not be tracked.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Robbery 

 Disturbing the Peace/Missing Person

Lake Merritt - 1703-0708

Patrons on board the Richmond bound train reported that 40-50 teenagers were fighting on board the train. Officers responded and restored order. One juvenile was found the be a missing person/runaway, out of Turlock PD. The runaway was medically treated for an injury he received in a fight with an unknown person and was then returned to his group home. The train was delayed about 5 minutes as a result of this incident.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Disturbing the Peace Assault/Battery Train Delay Medical Assistance 

Battery on a Station Agent/Psychological Evaluation

Lake Merritt - 1703-0415

The suspect battered an on-duty station agent. Officers attempted to detain the suspect but the suspect would not comply. Force was used to take the suspect into custody. Subsequently, the suspect was taken to John George Psychiatric hospital with a criminal hold for the above listed charge and issued a prohibition order. The sergeant responded to approve the arrest and conduct the use of force investigation. Video requested.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Assault/Battery