731 total incidents logged at Lake Merritt

 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 

 Welfare Check/Drunk in Public/ Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1610-0346

Officers intercepted a Fremont bound train to conduct a welfare check on an individual who was passed out across several seats. Officers located an intoxicated male in the lead car of the train. A records check revealed the male had an active warrant for $30k. The male was placed under arrest for the warrant and for being intoxicated in public and subsequently booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1610-0274

A female suspect detained by officers for fare evasion was found to have two outstanding warrants for her arrest. The officers placed the suspect under arrest for the warrants, cited her for fare evasion and subsequently booked her into the county jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Grand Theft from a Person

Lake Merritt - 1610-0263

A female victim reported that six juveniles (BMs 12-14 years, wearing school uniforms) ran by her as the train pulled into the station and one of them grabbed her laptop computer from her lap as they fled out of the train. She was not able to follow them and responding officers were not able to locate them. The computer was not able to be tracked. Train/station video will be requested. The victim was not injured.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1609-1316

An adult male was being interviewed by a detective and was found to have a $25,000 warrant for domestic violence and vandalism. The male was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the warrant.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Delaying Police/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1609-1148

A male suspect detained by officers for reportedly smoking aboard a train refused to identify himself, and was placed under arrest for failing to provide satisfactory identification. Officers eventually located the suspect’s identity, and a criminal history check revealed two outstanding Alameda County narcotics warrants, totaling $10K in bail amount, for his arrest. A search of the suspect also revealed he was in possession of property which appeared to have been stolen in Oakland Police jurisdiction. As of this writing, officers are investigating whether the items are in fact stolen.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest Resisting Arrest 

Driving Under the Influence

Lake Merritt - 1609-1014

A vehicle passed a patrol vehicle at a high rate of speed and appeared to be having difficulty staying inside their lane, so the officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. The driver appeared intoxicated. Field sobriety tests were conducted and the suspect was determined to be driving under the influence. He was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for driving under the influence.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

 Welfare Check/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1906-0936

Officers intercepted a Fremont bound train to conduct a welfare check on an individual. Officers located an intoxicated male on the rear car of the train. A warrant check revealed the male had two arrest warrants totaling 12,500. The male was placed under arrest and was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1906-0892

An officer observed a male fare evade into the system at the Lake Merritt BART Station. A records check revealed the male had a $30,000 arrest warrant and he was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Theft from Person (iPhone)

Lake Merritt - 1609-0708

A victim reported that while aboard a Fremont train arriving at the station, a tall-thin black male snatched their iPhone 6 from their hands and fled from the train. The victim, who was not injured, reported the theft upon arriving at the Bay Fair station. The investigating officer requested video, but was unable to obtain enough information in order to attempt to track the phone. The victim further the described the suspect as wearing black clothing.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Warrant Arrest / Psychiatric Hold

Lake Merritt - 1609-0496

An officer on patrol observed a suspect who was in the station and yelling that he was going to kill other people. The officer detained the suspect and determined that he was in need of psychiatric treatment. The suspect was also wanted on a $10,000 warrant for making threats to police officers and resisting arrest. The suspect was transported to hospital for clearance prior to booking.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest Psychiatric Evaluation 

Vandalism Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1609-0294

Patrons reported a male cutting up seats on the train approaching Lake Merritt Station. Officers intercepted the train and contacted both the suspect and a witness who was willing to place him under citizen's arrest for vandalism. The witness was able to show officers a seat that the suspect damaged. The crime occurred while the train was in San Francisco, so the suspect (who is also on probation) was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the vandalism charge and a probation violation.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Vandalism 

 Fare Evasion/Violation of a Court Order Arrest

Lake Merritt - 1609-0231

An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he is on probation with a condition of his probation to stay away from all BART stations. The male was issued a citation for fare evasion and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the court order violation.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Violation of Court Order 

 Public Intoxication (Arrest)

Lake Merritt - 1609-0040

An officer responded to the Lake Merritt Station for a report of an intoxicated male inside the station. The officer detained the male, determined he was too intoxicated to care for himself and placed him under arrest. He was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Public Intoxication 

 Theft from Person

Lake Merritt - 1608-1590

A Victim had her cell phone taken from her and the suspect fled off the train. The phone was tracked but the suspect turned off the phone. Officers searched the area but did not locate the suspect.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Theft From Person 

 Grand Theft/Person

Lake Merritt - 1608-0750

A female patron reported that a male suspect snatched her iPhone 6 from her hand while on board the Dublin bound train. The suspect was described as a black male in his 30's, 5'11" tall, with shoulder length braids, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. The suspect fled on foot toward 9th and Oak Streets. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect in the area. The phone could not be tracked.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Theft From Person