A BART Officer saw a suspect fare evade. The subsequent detention resulted in the suspect being arrested for a stay away order and a no cite $1000.00 warrant out of the Oakland Police Dept. The suspect was transported to the Glynn Dyer Jail.
A patron reported that a male suspect snatched his iPhone 6 while he was at the station. The suspect fled from the station as he was being chased by a couple of witnesses. The suspect was described as a white male, 5'8, dark baseball cap, and blue hooded sweatshirt. Responding officers conducted an area search with negative results.
A victim reported the theft of his cellphone while standing on the platform of the Macarthur Station. The victim allowed the suspect to use his phone and the suspect appeared to place the phone inside the victim's backpack. When the victim checked his backpack, the phone was missing and the suspect had left the area. Loss was reported at $200.
A female patron saw a cell phone unattended and being charged in the station. She picked it up, intending to turn it in to the station agent. A male then approached her and slapped her, while yelling that she should keep her hands off other people's property. Officers responded and arrested the man for battery. The man made suicidal threats at Glenn Dyer Jail. He was cited for battery and was transported by ambulance to John George Hospital for psychological evaluation. He was issued a prohibition order.
Critical Asset Patrol Officers working an operation watched a male suspect enter a vehicle and attempt to take it. The suspect took the keys from the vehicle and left the area. He was contacted and found to be in possession of the keys, other altered keys and a methamphetamine pipe. The male was interviewed and admitted to attempting to steal the vehicle. He was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for attempted auto theft, petty theft, possession of burglary tools, possession of stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A BART employee reported the burglary of a District vehicle (white 2015 Ford Truck) while it was parked along MacArthur Blvd., near maintenance way 7, between 1630 and 1755 hours. The vehicle’s left rear passenger door window was smashed to gain entry and two (2) tool bags, containing miscellaneous tools and electrical meters, were stolen. An officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
A patron reported a male was stealing rims and a bike at the MacArthur Station. Officers arrived, located the male and detained him, pending further investigation for theft. The male was on probation for theft and was in violation of a narcotics violation. The male was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.
An adult female victim reported that her ex-boyfriend had hit her in the face and attempted to steal her dog. As the victim was calling police, the suspect snatched the phone from her hand and fled the station. At some point during the altercation, the suspect stole money from the victim's purse and an additional cell phone. The victim was not injured and declined medical attention. The victim also declined an emergency protective order. Officers were unable to track the victim's phone. Approximately two hours later, officers spotted the suspect in downtown Oakland, and attempted to take him into custody. Just as the officers approached the suspect, he fled on foot and eluded apprehension.
While patrolling the top level of the station’s parking structure, an officer located a maroon 2006 Honda Civic in stall 478 with its front passenger door window smashed and the passenger compartment ransacked. The officer left a business card requesting contact from the victim in order to document any potential loss.
An employee located an abandoned case under one of the platform benches. The case was found to contain a Winchester .22 caliber rifle. The weapon is not known to be associated with a crime. An officer took custody of the rifle and booked it into evidence. TSOC notified.
A victim reported a male suspect masturbating while aboard a Millbrae-bound train. The victim further reported seeing the same suspect pickpocket a cell phone from a sleeping passenger aboard the same train. Upon the train’s arrival at the station, officers detained the suspect and located the victim of the cell phone theft. A short time later the initial victim positively identified the suspect as the responsible for both the sex crime and the cell phone theft. Officers then placed the suspect under arrest and found that he was still in possession of the stolen cell phone. A subsequent criminal history check of the suspect revealed his sex registrant status was out-of-compliance; a previous conviction for indent exposure, and an active stay away order prohibiting him from BART property. Sometime after his arrest, however, the suspect made suicidal statements and was transported to the county’s mental health facility where he was placed on a psychiatric hold, in addition to a police hold. Once cleared by facility staff, the suspect will be booked into the county jail for (felony) indecent exposure, grand theft, the sex registrant violation, and for violating the stay away order.
While on patrol, an officer located a vehicle (1983 Volvo) with it’s passenger side window smashed and interior ransacked. The loss is unknown at this time. The officer attempted to contact the registered owner with negative results. A note was left with the vehicle and it was processed for fingerprints.
A victim reported that his vehicle was burglarized while parked on the third level of the parking structure between 1930 hours on 7/28 and 0613 hours on 7/29. The vehicle was possibly entered by way of door lock cheat (no damage) and the battery was stolen. The vehicle was processed for evidence.
Sometime between 07:00 and 17:49, an unknown suspect entered a 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe via a passenger side window smash. The suspect removed a pocket knife and fled with the loss. The vehicle was parked in space #481. The vehicle was processed for fingerprints and CCTV video was requested. A second vehicle, a 2008 Honda Civic, was found in space #170 with a window smash, but the owner was not present and it is unknown if entry was made to the vehicle or if anything was taken.
A victim called to report that she was on a Pittsburg bound train at the MacArthur Station when a male suspect grabbed her laptop computer. She tried to hold onto it and a struggle ensued, but the suspect was able to force it away and ran out of the train. The suspect was seen boarding a Richmond bound train, which left the station. Officers were dispatched to intercept the Richmond bound train at its next stop, while other officers checked the platform at the Ashby Station and located a male matching the description given. The male was in possession of a laptop computer. A check of the computer revealed that it was the same make and model the victim had taken from her. It also contained the name of the victim. The victim, who was not injured, was taken to the Ashby Station, where she identified the suspect and the laptop. The suspect was interviewed and admitted to the crime. He was found to have a no bail warrant for domestic violence and a $15,000 warrant for making criminal threats. He was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for robbery and the warrants. Train and station video will be requested.
A patron parked a 1998 Nissan Altima in the parking structure between 7/22/16 at 13:00 and 7/26/16 at 13:00. When the patron returned they discovered that some unknown suspect had broken the passenger window, ransacked the interior and removed a purse, cash and jewelry from the vehicle. Video evidence was requested. 1607-1264 L11.
A victim reported that they parked and locked their vehicle (a Honda Element) in the parking structure on 7/20/16, at 1500 hours. They returned today at 2130 hours to find their front passenger window smashed, and glove compartment rummaged through. There did not appear to be a loss according to the victim. The victim declined to have their vehicle processed the vehicle for fingerprints. 1607- 1220 L21
A patron reported that their black 2014 Honda Accord was burglarized while parked in stall #16, on the first level of the parking structure, between 1030-2200 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the driver's window to gain entry. The interior was ransacked, but the owner could not establish any loss.
A victim reported the theft of their white Breezer brand beach cruiser bicycle, valued at $800.00, while it was cable locked at the station between 0700 and 2000 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.