746 total incidents logged at Lake Merritt

 Bike Theft

Lake Merritt - 1702-0116

A victim reported the theft of their Surly single speed from inside a bike locker at the Lake Merritt Station. The victim lost his wallet that contained the bike locker key card between 2/1 and 2/2/17. No damage to bike locker.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1701-1778

A Sergeant stopped a female for fare evasion at the Lake Merritt Station. A records check showed the female had an arrest warrant and was booked into jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Battery (Prohibition Order)

Lake Merritt - 1701-0861

The female victim reported that while aboard a crowded Richmond bound train, she sat in a seat adjacent to the male suspect who was asleep at the time. When the suspect awoke, however, he told the victim that she could not sit next to him while pushing her away; she was not injured. Fearing for her safety, the victim moved and reported the battery. Officers responded and eventually placed the suspect under arrest, per the victim’s citizen’s arrest, for battery. The suspect was subsequently issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Prohibition Order Issued Assault/Battery 

Resisting Arrest/Providing False Identification

Lake Merritt - 1701-0543

A male suspect ran from an officer who initially detained him for fare evasion. An assisting officer chased after the suspect on-foot and took him into custody in a nearby residential area. A warrants check determined the suspect’s identification and an outstanding drug-related probation violation warrant for his arrest. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for resisting arrest, providing false identification to police and the outstanding warrant.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest Resisting Arrest 

 Auto Burglary

Lake Merritt - 1701-0532

A victim reported that he parked and locked his vehicle in lot A at 1030 hours on 1/11 and when he returned at 0040 hours on 1/12, the vehicle was still locked and not damaged, but his paperwork, the face plate to his car stereo and a guitar from the trunk were gone. It is possible a suspect used a shaved key to enter the vehicle and remove the items. The vehicle was not processed due to rain.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

Man on Trackway/ Use of Force

Lake Merritt - 1701-0104

A male appeared to be in mental distress when the Officers came upon the scene. The male had to be held down in order to prevent him from going back on the track. A BART Sgt conducted the use of force investigation.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

 Public Intoxication/Probation Violation/Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1701-0011

Officers responded to the station on a report of a very intoxicated male on a train. The officers located the reporting party who pointed out the suspect. The officers observed that the male was heavily intoxicated, and placed him under arrest. A records check revealed that the suspect was on probation out of BART PD for public intoxication. The suspect was booked into the Santa Rita Jail on the above listed charges.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Public Intoxication 

 Grand Theft (iPhone)

Lake Merritt - 1612-1647

A female victim reported that while aboard a train, a black male (wearing a black beanie, black hoodie and blue sweatpants) snatched her iPhone 7 from her grasp and fled from the train. An officer and a sergeant responded, but they were unable to locate the suspect. The officer was unable to track the phone.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

Psychiatric Detention/Use of Force

Lake Merritt - 1612-1533

While attempting to detain a resistant female suspect for reportedly battering patrons aboard a train, officers used physical force to place her in handcuffs. The officers soon determined the suspect was in need of psychiatric help, and she was subsequently placed on a psychiatric hold at a local hospital. A sergeant responded to perform the use of force investigation. No patrons came forward wishing to pursue a complaint(s) against the suspect, and no one was injured during the incident.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Psychiatric Evaluation 

 Bike Theft

Lake Merritt - 1612-1508

A victim reported the theft of her Specialized Dolce 12 speed women's road bike from the Lake Merritt Station, between 1000-2200 hours. The bike was secured to a bike rack in the paid area with a chain and the front wheel was locked to the bike rack with a U-Lock.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1612-1471

A male suspect detained for fare evasion by officers was found to have an outstanding “no bail” felony theft warrant, issued by the Berkeley Police Department, for his arrest. The suspect was placed under arrest for the warrant without incident, and then booked into the county jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Grand Theft from a Person

Lake Merritt - 1612-1252

A female victim reported that a male suspect grabbed her iPhone 6 from her hand and ran out of the train. The suspect was not located and the phone could not be tracked. The victim was not injured. Train/station video will be requested.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1612-1154

BART Officers arrested a suspect for a parole violation warrant. The suspect was detained for fare evasion. The suspect was transported to Santa Rita Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

Fare Evasion/Resisting Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1612-0827

An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and the male ran from the officer. He ran out of the station and was taken into custody after he got caught on a barbed wire fence nearby. The male was issued a citation for fare evasion and spitting in the station and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for resisting arrest. No one was injured as a result of the incident.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Resisting Arrest 

 Disturbing the Peace/Public Intoxication/Possession of Dirk

Lake Merritt - 1612-0597

Patrons on board the Dublin train reported that a male was creating a disturbance, and was armed with a knife. Officers responded and detained the man, who was found to have a folding knife, with the blade locked open, concealed in his pants pocket. No complainants came forward for any crimes on the train. Witnesses reported that the man did not brandish the knife at anyone. Officers determined that the man was intoxicated in public. He was arrested and booked for public intoxication and possession of a dirk/dagger, and was booked at Glenn Dyer Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Disturbing the Peace Public Intoxication Weapon Weapon Involved 

 Fare Evasion/Violation of a Court Order/Resisting Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1611-1810

An officer contacted a male and a female who fare evaded at the station. The male tried to stand up and walk away, but the officer was able to place him in a seated position. After other officers and a sergeant arrived to assist, the male tried to run and board a train. He had to be physically restrained on the train and taken into custody. A records check revealed that the male had been issued a restraining order to stay away from the female. The female was issued a citation for fare evasion. The male complained of pain to his shoulder, so he was transported for medical attention before he will be issued a citation for fare evasion and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for resisting arrest and violation of a court order.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Violation of Court Order Resisting Arrest 

 Fare Evasion/Violation of a Court Order (Arrest)

Lake Merritt - 1611-1504

An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that the male is on probation with a condition to stay away from all BART stations. The male was FI'd for fare evasion and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for the probation violation.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Violation of Court Order 

 Auto Theft

Lake Merritt - 1611-1185

A passenger reported the theft of their 1997 Honda Civic from lot A. The vehicle was taken between 0845-1345 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1610-1609

A Critical Asset Patrol Sergeant contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a $10,000 warrant for public intoxication. The male was issued a citation for fare evasion and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the warrant.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1610-1240

An officer stopped and detained an adult female for fare evasion. A records check revealed a $10,000 felony warrant held by San Mateo County for theft. The warrant was confirmed and the suspect was placed under arrest. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and booked into the Santa Rita Jail on the warrant.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest Quality of Life 

 Grand Theft From a Person (Arrest)

Lake Merritt - 1610-1122

A victim reported that a male suspect grabbed her cell phone and ran out of the station. Officers who were at the station chased the suspect and eventually located him on the Laney College campus. The victim identified the suspect as the same person who took her phone and placed him under citizen's arrest. The suspect, who is a juvenile, was booked into the Alameda County Juvenile Hall for grand theft from a person. The phone was not located and could not be tracked.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Bike Theft

Lake Merritt - 1610-0765

A patron reported that their light green unknown make/model road bike was stolen from the racks near 8th Street, between 0745-1815 hours. The victim secured the bike with a cable lock.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Bicycle Theft 

 Fare Evasion/Threatening an Officer/Resisting Arrest (Prohibition Order Issued)

Lake Merritt - 1610-0642

An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and the male resisted the detention. The officer had to physically restrain him. Two sergeants arrived and assisted the officer in handcuffing the suspect. The male made threats to the officer. He was issued a citation and a prohibition order before being booked into the Santa Rita Jail for threatening and resisting an officer. A lieutenant responded to conduct a use of force investigation.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Prohibition Order Issued Resisting Arrest 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1610-0622

Officers detained a male for fare evasion at the Lake Merritt Station. A records check revealed the male had a no bail warrant and was placed under arrest. The male was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1610-1088

An officer was monitoring the fare gates for fare evaders at the Lake Merritt Station when he saw a male fare evade through the emergency gate to exit the station. The man was detained and a warrant check revealed the male had three arrest warrants. The male was cited for fare evasion and was placed under arrest on the warrants.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest