731 total incidents logged at Lake Merritt

Sexual Battery

Lake Merritt

An adult female victim reported at Lake Merritt station that while riding on a Richmond train a male suspect sat next to her and touched her private areas. Responding officers located the adult male suspect near the station. The victim positively identified her assailant. The suspect was booked at Glenn Dyer Jail in Oakland. 0609-0534 L21.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Assault/Battery Sex Crime 

Fighting in Public

Lake Merritt - 0609-0138

Two adult males were detained after it was reported that they were involved in a physical altercation on board a southbound train holding at Lake Merritt station. The altercation was determined mutual and both subjects, who received medical attention at the scene for injuries, were released.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Assault/Battery 

 Robbery

Lake Merritt - 0607-1841

A patron traveling on a train between Dublin-Pleasanton and Lake Merritt stations reported that a subject robbed him of cash. The suspect simulated a handgun in his pocket and threatened the victim. He escaped by off-boarding at Lake Merritt station and was not located. A weapon was not observed, and the victim was not injured.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Robbery 

Sexual Battery

Lake Merritt

A female patron who rebuffed verbal advances by a male patron on the train off-boarded at Lake Merritt station. As she walked up the stairs to the concourse level, the suspect followed her, then reached under her skirt and grabbed her crotch. Responding officers arrested the suspect and booked him for the crime. 0605-1633 CL L12

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Sex Crime 

Battery on BART Phone Center Employee

Lake Merritt - 0605-0037

A Telephone Center employee, on a break in the street-level plaza, was pushed in the back into a wall. The suspect was arrested and booked for battery. The employee was not injured.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Crimes Against BART Employees Assault/Battery 

 Grand theft person on train

Lake Merritt - 0603-0130

A male suspect grabbed a wallet from an elderly woman victim on a Richmond bound train. The suspect fled when the train stopped at Lake Merritt station. The suspect was not located.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Grand Theft/Pickpocket