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.
A sergeant was conducting a welfare check on an adult male when a records check revealed that the male had an out of state probation warrant for his arrest. The male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the warrant.
Officers saw a male, known to have a "stay away" order to stay away from all BART stations, in the Montgomery Station. They were able to make contact and arrest the male for Violation of a Court Order. The male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the charge.
An employee from Pete's Coffee, located inside the Montgomery Station, reported the theft of two (2) bottles of juice from his business. The loss is $8.00. At 0815 hours, a Black male entered Pete's Coffee, took the juices from the display case and walked out without paying. The Black male is described as 50-55 years, 6'0, thin, and wearing a brown down jacket. The employee said this is not the first incident with this subject and wanted the theft documented. The employee took a photo of the suspect, but the photo was out of focus. Officers are investigating this case and station video has been requested.
A patron phoned to report that he was entering the station at the Post St/Market St entrance on 9/05 (unable to provide the time of occurrence) when three suspects ran by him and tried to grab his gym bag and a grocery type bag. He was able to hold onto the gym bag, but one of the suspects was able to take the grocery type bag and flee back up to the street level. The victim was unable to provide descriptions of the suspects, except to say that they were Black males in black hoodies. The only loss reported was a pair of prescription glasses. Although the victim was unable to provide the time element, video will be requested.
Several trains were delayed 10-16 minutes due to a search for San Francisco police purse-snatch suspects. A sergeant and officers responded. The suspects were not located. (suspects’ descriptions: three B-Ms, 15-17 years old; one was 5-10 wearing a tan jacket and blue jeans; another had short hair and was wearing a blue jacket, jeans and white tennis shoes)
A victim reported while standing on the platform she felt a tug at her purse. When she looked into her purse she saw her wallet was gone. She also saw a male running from her with her wallet. The suspect fled the station. Her wallet contained $30, her passport, CA. ID and various credit cards.
A patron reported her $700.00 silver Apple iPad was taken from her by a man while they were on a Richmond bound train at the Montgomery Street Station. The suspect fled the train in an unknown direction, and the victim reported the crime when she arrived at the Berkeley Station.
A patron reported the theft of her iPhone when she arrived at the El Cerrito Plaza Station. The suspect grabbed the phone from the victim’s hand when the train that she was on arrived at the Montgomery Station and then fled to the street level. The victim was only able to tell the officer that it was a male adult that took her phone, nothing further. Station and train car video has been requested. No injuries. 1207- 2260 L14
The station agent called to report a male and a female in a verbal dispute. The agent also reported that the male grabbed the female by the arm, picked up a bag full BART tickets (which the agent had stored nearby) and threw it at the female's head, striking her. Officers arrived and made contact with both parties. The female refused to cooperate with officers, but did tell them that the suspect was her boyfriend. The female was not injured and demanded to leave the scene without assisting officers in their investigation. The station agent gave a detailed statement and placed the suspect under citizen's arrest for the domestic battery. The suspect was then booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the domestic battery charge. Station video has been requested.