Officers responded to the station on the report of a battery having occurred aboard a Dublin-Pleasanton train. The female suspect, for no apparent reason, punched a female victim on top of the head and pulled her hair. Based upon a suspect description, and her last known location, the officers managed to detain the suspect near the station. The victim positively identified the suspect and placed her under citizen’s arrest for battery. In addition, a warrants check revealed the suspect was wanted on an outstanding $5,000 battery warrant issued by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was then placed under arrest for battery and the outstanding warrant. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect. The suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked at the San Francisco County jail for misdemeanor battery and the warrant. The victim, who complained of pain, did not sustain any visible injuries, nor did she require medical attention at the scene.
A victim reported a $700.00 black iPhone was grabbed from his hand while on a Pittsburg bound train arriving at the station. The suspect fled from the train toward the secondary end of the station. There were no injuries and video hotline was notified.
A victim reported the theft of his black iPhone 5 (no serial numbers) while aboard a Pittsburg bound train (unknown car) at 1655 hours. The victim said he was sitting near the train doors when a Black male suspect (medium complexion, late 20's-30's, 6'04", dark clothing and pants) grabbed his phone and ran off the train at the Montgomery station. The phone was shut off and officers could not track the phone. The victim estimated the loss at $740.00. An investigating officer requested station and train car video.
A victim reported a person grabbed a white iPad mini 16G from her hand while they were on a Daly City bound train approaching the station. The suspect fled from the station in an unknown direction.
While performing a security check at the Montgomery Station, a community service officer saw a known transient lodging. A warrant check was performed and it revealed that the subject had an active stay away order for an employee who was working at the station. Officers responded to the scene and arrested the subject for violating the stay away order. A search incident to arrest revealed that the subject was in possession of drug paraphernalia (crack pipe). The subject was booked at the San Francisco County Jail for the violations without incident.
A patron reported that there was a subject inside the station who was reportedly masturbating. Officers responded to the station and located a subject matching the description. Although there was no evidence of the initial report, the suspect was found to have a $10,000 warrant out of San Francisco for vandalism. The suspect was debriefed, arrested for the warrant, and booked at the San Francisco County Jail.
A victim reported that at approximately 0505 hours, she was accosted by two suspects who attempted forcibly take her purse as she was walking up the stairwell (Market and 2nd St.). The victim stated that one of the suspects covered her mouth while the other tried to remove her purse. The victim screamed and was able to break free from the suspects who then fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim described both suspects as Black males, 14-16 years of age, and wearing baggy clothing. The victim was not injured.
A Station Agent reported that there was a female subject in the station for whom she had a restraining order against. Officers responded and arrested the suspect for violating the restraining order.A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect, who was booked into the San Francisco County Jail.
Officers conducting a welfare check on a male recognized him as having a stay away order from the station. A records check confirmed the stay away order. The male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for violation of the court order.
The on-duty station agent reported that a female suspect was inside the station and that he had a workplace violence protective order against her. Responding officers detained the female suspect, who is a chronic quality of life violator, and confirmed the stay-away order. The female was arrested and booked at San Francisco County Jail for violation of a court order. She was issued a citation for possession of an open container or alcohol.
A male victim reported that a male suspect threatened him and robbed him of his BART tickets and pocket change. The victim claimed that the suspect has robbed him before (#1210-2595). The suspect could not be located, but the investigating officer will request station video. The victim was not injured.
The on-duty station agent observed the a suspect urinating in the stairwell of the station. Officers S. Barnes and B. Wilder contacted the suspect who was positively identified by the agent and placed under citizen’s arrest for the violation. The suspect refused to identify himself and refused to sign a citation. A sergeant responded and was unable to get the suspect to cooperate. The suspect was booked into jail on the above listed violation and subsequently identified.
An officer on routine patrol observed a man who appeared to be under the influence and attempted to detain him. The man resisted the detention, but was taken into custody after a brief struggle. The man was determined to be intoxicated in public and was booked at San Francisco County Jail.
A station agent called the ISRC and declared an emergency. The video cameras in the ISRC were switched to the primary station agent's booth at the Montgomery Station as officers immediately responded to the station. A Hispanic male was pacing back and forth in front of the booth. Officers responded and detained the male in handcuffs. As the officers were moving the male a short distance away from the booth to complete their investigation, the male began to physically resist the officers. The male was physically restrained against the floor of the station to maintain control of him and a supervisor responded to the station. The male was placed under arrest for disturbing the peace, terrorist threats, and resisting arrest. A sergeant approved the arrest and debriefed the male. During the investigation, it was determined that the male made additional threats against the agents based on their race. A hate crime was added to the males charges. The male was booked into the San Fransisco jail.
Officers were dispatched to conduct a welfare check on a male who was changing clothes in the station. A records check revealed a no bail warrant for his arrest for violating the conditions of his probation. The male was debriefed by the zone sergeant before being booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the warrant.
Officers were dispatched to a well known panhandler inside the station. The female suspect has a stay away order for Powell and Civic Center Stations, but not for Montgomery. During a routine records check, she was found to have a $1,500 infraction warrant out of San Francisco, so she was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the warrant.
BART Police Dispatch/ISRC was informed at 2136 hrs. that a person was apparently stuck in the elevator shaft of an elevator at the Sansome and Sutter St. end of the station. The elevator travels between the Muni and BART passenger platforms and the concourse level of the station. At 2138 hrs., the BART communications specialist reported that someone who was stuck inside the elevator car said that someone was trapped in the elevator shaft, beneath the elevator car. At 2144 hrs., a BART elevator worker requested that a Code 3 ambulance be sent to the station. At 2145 hrs., BART police dispatch/ISRC confirmed that SFFD/Medical had the call and were responding Code 3. A BART police sergeant and officers arrived on scene at 2150 hrs. SFPD personnel also responded. The sergeant advised that there was a man, who was not moving, stuck between the elevator car and the elevator shaft wall. At 2204 hrs., SFFD/Medical confirmed that the man was deceased. The SFFD extricated the body from the elevator shaft at 0016 hrs. on 03/11/13, and turned it over to the coroner's office. The man who had been stuck inside the elevator car said that he had been riding the elevator from the Muni platform to the concourse level of the station when he heard a crunching sound, followed by a scream. Then the elevator stalled. The deceased had no identification on him and officers did not recognize him as a regular. The detective sergeant was informed of the incident and a detective responded to the scene. The TSOC was notified. #
A victim reported that a $20.00 unauthorized transaction had been made on his credit card after leaving the backpack containing his card on BART earlier in the day at 0115 hours at the Balboa Park station. Video hotline was notified to request video of both stations.
While conducting a homeless sweep inside the station, officers noticed a male who they could not awaken and was not breathing. Despite live saving efforts by paramedics, the man was pronounced dead at the scene. A coroner arrived at the scene and reported there were no apparent signs of struggle or foul play. The deceased man was a White male in his 30s and there was no identification on his person. A detective was called out to the scene and an officer processed the scene for evidence. Video Hotline notified.
Officers conducting quality of life sweeps in the stati0n saw a man display a switchblade knife over his head as he walked out of the station. Officers detained the man and arrested him for possession of the weapon. The man was booked at San Francisco County Jail.
An officer contacted a man for selling the “Street Sheets” newspaper on the platform. The suspect did not have a valid BART ticket and was found to have a $10,000 BART PD misdemeanor warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and arrested on the warrant. The suspect was debriefed by a sergeant, then booked into the San Francisco Jail on the warrant.
Officers arrested a man for public intoxication who had been shouting and frightening patrons. The suspect was found to have a $5,000 San Diego felony warrant for drug possession. The suspect was debriefed by a sergeant, then booked into the San Francisco Jail for public intoxication and the warrant.
A victim reported the theft of their cell phone while they were on board a Dublin bound train. The victim reported that the suspect grabbed their I phone as the doors opened at the station. The suspect was described a Hispanic male, 25-28 years old, heavy set, wearing a grey beanie, and a black hoodie sweatshirt. The victim gave chase but was unable to catch the suspect. An officer is investigating this case and is requesting station video.
A male suspect snatched an iPad from a female victim while she was on the train. The suspect then fled from the platform and exited the station via the Sansome Street exit. The victim was not injured. The suspect was described as a black male 18-20 years old, 5’3” tall with a thin build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and black pants. The iPad did not have tracking. Officers responded to investigate the crime. The suspect description and MO in this case is similar to the Fruitvale case (1211-3577), but it is not known if it is the same suspect.
An adult male victim reported to a BART Officer that he was on the platform at Montgomery Station when someone took his backpack. The theft occurred on 10/28/12 about 1100 hours. The victim stated he had put his backpack on a bench for a brief moment. When he turned around, the backpack was missing. The backpack had a laptop computer, textbooks, and a cell-phone charger.