746 total incidents logged at Lake Merritt

Psychiatric Evaluation

Lake Merritt - 0707-0463

An adult male was held for psychiatric evaluation after he allegedly threatened to push patrons off of the platform.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Psychiatric Evaluation 

 Outside Agency Assist

Lake Merritt - 0706-1129

A sergeant in the vicinity of 13th and Madison Streets heard someone yelling and upon investigating determined that a citizen had been beaten and robbed. The sergeant spotted the suspect who resisted arrest but was eventually subdued. The Oakland Police were notifed and took over the investigation.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery Outside Assist 

 Outside Agency Assist (Attempted Robbery)

Lake Merritt - 0706-0769

An adult male was followed off a train by two males in their twenties who then tried to rob him of his laptop computer in the area of 9th and Fallon Streets. The victim was able to ward off the suspects who then fled on foot. Responding officers conducted a search of the area with negative results.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery 

Terrorist Threats

Lake Merritt - 0702-2396

An unknown subject made the threat of a bomb in the BART system. A check of the system was negative.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

Battery on Transit Passenger

Lake Merritt - 0702-1420

An elderly man riding the train with his bicycle had fallen asleep, not realizing the bicycle had bumped another patron. That subject became angry and suddenly punched the man in the face/eye, then fled the train. Officers were unable to locate the suspect. The victim was taken to the hospital for medical treatment.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Assault/Battery 

 Robbery/Carjacking

Lake Merritt - 0702-0692

A woman was robbed of her purse and eventually her automobile in parking lot "A" of the station by a male in his 20's who was armed with a handgun. Oakland Police later spotted the vehicle and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The chase ended when the suspect crashed. The suspect was captured, taken to a local hospital for treatment, and later booked on charges of robbery, carjacking, and felony evasion. The handgun used in the offense was recovered by OPD.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery Weapon Involved 

 Battery / Attempted Grand Theft / Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 0701-1213

A patron was assaulted and battered by three subjects who the former prevented from taking property off of a sleeping passenger on a train. The suspects, who fled Lake Merritt station, were apprehended near 14th and Broadway. The victim was unable to make a positive identification, but one of the suspects (all juvenile males), was arrested and booked into juvenile hall on a no-bail warrant charging auto theft.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket Assault/Battery 

Brandishing a Knife

Lake Merritt - 0701-0251

A female patron reported that an adult male brandished a knife to her in a threatening manner at the corner of 8th and Oak Streets. The suspect was taken into custody and positively identified by the victim. The investigation determined that the suspect was in need of psychiatric care and was subsequently committed for same.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Weapon Weapon Involved 

Battery

Lake Merritt - 0612-3245

An adult male was arrested and booked for striking a station agent in an incident over a fare dispute. The agent sustained no injury.

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

 Possession of Loaded Firearm / Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 0612-3130

A BART employee witnessed a male and female engaged in an argument in the parking lot. The witness was able to see that the male had a handgun tucked in his waistband. Responding officers located the suspect a block from the station and took him into custody without incident. The handgun, which was loaded, was recovered. The suspect was booked for being in possession of a loaded firearm in addition to a $10,000 warrant out of Berkeley for battery.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest Weapon Involved 

 Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 0612-0136

A welfare check on an adult female for possibly being under the influence of an alcoholic beverage resulted in her arrest and booking on an outstanding drug violation warrant out of Los Angeles County.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Narcotics/Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 0611-2924

What began as a welfare check of a possible lodger resulted in the arrest of an adult male for an outstanding narcotics violation warrant in addition to being in possession of 24 rocks of cocaine.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest Narcotics 

 Robbery

Lake Merritt - 0611-2661

A patron on board a Daly City bound train was robbed of cash by an adult male who snatched the money from his possession as he was counting it. The suspect, who displayed a menacing and threatening demeanor when confronted by the victim, was apprehended on the platform and booked for robbery.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery 

 Warrant Arrest

Lake Merritt - 0611-1577

An officer contacted a 17 year old male for a bicycle rule violation. The juvenile was taken into custody and booked at Juvenile Hall for a no-bail warrant.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General 

Battery

Lake Merritt - 0611-0106

Officers responded to a report of four subjects involved in a physical altercation on the 9th and Oak stairwell. The primary suspect in the incident fled the scene. Unknown motive.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Assault/Battery 

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