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.
A patron reported his red gym bag containing miscellaneous clothing had been taken from him while he was on the platform on 6/8/12 between 2100-2105 hours. No suspect was seen. The 1206-1633 L12.
Officers responded to the station to investigate a report of a citizen holding a suspect who had just snatched an iPhone. The investigation determined that the suspect, a juvenile snatched the iPhone in the stairwell leading into the station. The victim gave chase yelling that the suspect had stolen her phone. A witness was able to get a hold of the suspect and hold him until police units arrived. The suspect was arrested, and was also positively identified by the victim and witnesses. The victims’ phone was identified also in his possession. A Detective was called out to interview the suspect. The suspect was located in MUPS as a Missing Person. CHAVEZ was cited out to a guardian.
A patron reported that his iPhone was removed from an outer pocket on the jacket he was wearing while riding BART. The patron had placed the phone in his pocket when he was at the Montgomery Station and discovered it missing while riding a Daly City bound train as it passed through the Civic Center Station. The victim did not have any suspect information.
The station agent called to report that a male suspect, who is known to her, had exposed his penis to her and began masturbating as he descended the escalator to the platform. The male boarded a train, which was intercepted by officers at the Powell Street Station. The male, who is also known to officers, was off boarded and detained. The agent responded to the Powell Station and identified the detainee as being the one she saw masturbating. The suspect was placed under citizen's arrest and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for Indecent Exposure.
Officers contacted a male suspect for smoking in the station. Upon a records check, the suspect was wanted by the CDCR for violation of parole. The suspect was arrested and booked on the parole violation.
An officer took a battery report from a female patron/victim at the Bay Fair station who was hit on the head with keys by a female suspect. The battery occurred on a train in downtown San Francisco approximately 20 minutes earlier. The victim stated the suspect off-boarded at the Montgomery station. Suspect desrcripton: BF, 40’s, pink shirt, jeans, tattoo on neck. Officers conducted a search for the suspect at the Montgomery station with negative results. The victim was not injured.
Officers were at the station and responded to a public address announcement by the station agent to come to the primary station agent’s booth, which they did. There, the officers were met by a male victim of a grand theft wallet. The victim stated a male suspect took his wallet from him as he was boarding a Muni bus on Market Street. The victim then pointed-out the suspect who was in the station near a ticket kiosk. The officers contacted and arrested the suspect for theft. The suspect was in possession of the victim’s wallet. SFPD was notified, as the crime occurred in their jurisdiction. SFPD arrived on-scene and took charge of the case, and custody of the suspect.
A passenger reported that a man on a Daly City bound train at Montgomery station had brandished a knife and was being aggressive and making racist statements to other passengers. The train had already left the station by the time the report was made, so officers checked several trains down the line with no luck in locating the suspect or any additional victims. The suspect was described as a Black Male, 50's, heavyset, wearing a white headscarf, denim shirt and tan pants. TSOC notified.
A Peet’s Coffee employee from the store located in the station reported a female suspect took $5.00 from a ticket vendor, which belonged to a male patron. The Peet’s employee recognized the suspect (by name) as a regular public nuisance at the station and attempted to get the money back; and was subsequently battered by the suspect. The suspect exited the station to street-level. The battery victim was not injured. Officers conducted an area search for the suspect with negative results. The theft victim did not want to pursue a complaint, but the Peet’s employee did want to pursue battery complaint against the suspect. The officers put together a six-pack photo line-up and the battery victim positively identified the suspect. Charges will be sought against the suspect, who has more than 100 documented contacts on file, most of which are for public nuisance violations in Zone 4.
Officers contacted a suspect who was asleep on the floor on the concourse level. The male suspect became very agitated and spit numerous times on the floor. The officers attempted to detain the male who was not cooperative. At one point one officer place her hand on the suspect's chest as he tried to walk past her. The suspect violently hit her hand away. He was arrested for battery on a peace officer. He was booked at San Francisco County Jail for the battery, expectorating and two small warrants from another jurisdiction.
A female subject ran into the station and reported that a male subject tried rob her of her purse and also tried to stab her. This occurred topside, on New Montgomery and Market streets. The suspect was described as a black male, 38-45 years of age, black jacket and carrying a black bag. The knife was described as silver with a 4-5 inch blade. A BART Sergeant and Officers responded along with SFPD. A search was conducted with negative results. SFPD took the case.
An unidentified patron reported a male acting erratically on a train and threatening patrons with his cane. No victims or complainants came forward, but record checks revealed the male suspect had a current stay-away order from all BART stations. The male was arrested on the court order violation and was booked at San Francisco County Jail.
BART Police received a call that a suspect punched an adult female passenger while on board a Dublin bound train at the station and then off-boarded. The suspect was described as an unknown white male adult 35-40 years, 5’9”, 160, brown hair, blue eyes, wearing a yellow jacket, blue jeans and was carrying a black bag. The female victim said the suspect got up to leave the train and punched her in the shoulder before leaving for an unknown reason. The victim was not injured. Officers searched for the suspect but were unable to locate him. The victim stayed aboard the train and was contacted by an officer at the West Oakland Station.
Patrons on a San Francisco bound train at the station reported that two suspects took a victim’s iPad while on the train, and several patrons had one of suspect apprehended on the platform. San Francisco Police arrived and placed one of the suspect in handcuffs. The victim off-boarded the train at the San Francisco Airport Station, and confirmed that his iPad had been taken. The suspect was placed under arrest for grand theft. Investigation is on going. 1112-0042 L12.
A station agent reported that a man spat on him while they were near the agent’s booth. The agent said the man then left the station toward Sutter Street. The man reportedly has had prior contacts with BART Police for unruly conduct inside the San Francisco stations. Officers searched the immediate area for the suspect with negative results. 1111-3451 L12.
Officers conducted a welfare check on a male suspect who was lodging on the concourse level of the station. Upon a records check, the suspect had two outstanding arrest warrants out of SFPD for theft and public nuisance offenses. The suspect was subsequently arrested on the warrants. The suspect was also in possession of a crack pipe. The suspect was booked on the warrants and possession of drug paraphernalia. 1111-0190 L10.
Officers were dispatched to a call of a fight that was occurring on the platform at the station between two adult white males. BART Officers responded and found a subject that had a swollen lip at the scene. He eventually admitted that he had been arguing with a friend and the friend punched him in the mouth one time. They are friends and had attended the S.F. Giants game together and neither party wanted to make a complaint on the other and each went on their separate ways. The trains were kept delayed for seven minutes as a result of people reportedly fighting on the platform.
A patron/victim reported being “bumped” by someone as he prepared to exit a south bound train at Montgomery station and then noticed his smart phone was missing. No suspect description reported or direction of flight.
A station agent called to report a habitual female panhandler who was wearing baggy pants which were causing her to expose herself. Officers made contact with the female and determined that she had a $20,000 San Francisco warrant for panhandling offenses and two BART infraction warrants. The exposure was determined to be inadvertent and the officers were not able to locate a complainant regarding the panhandling, so the female was booked at San Francisco County Jail for the warrants only.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a male suspect who threatened to fight the station agent. Apparently, the agent was trying to close the station, as train service had ended, and told the suspect such. The suspect threatened to fight the agent and then proceeded to the platform. Officers contacted the suspect on the platform and determined he was intoxicated. The suspect was arrested without incident for public intoxication and booked into SF City jail.
The station agent called to report an adult male possibly under the influence or drugs or alcohol. The agent reported that the male had been climbing on the grill at the entrance of the station and eventually passed out. Upon contact with officers, the male began kicking at the officers and had to be restrained until the ambulance arrived. Officers determined that the male was a danger to himself and others, so he was transported to St. Francis Hospital for psychiatric evaluation.
7/1/11 – 2051 Anonymous victims’ reported that a 47 year old white male subject wearing a police hat had brandished a knife at them at the MacDonald’s near 2nd & Market and followed them to the station. The victims were adamant that they did not want to give their names or make a report but wanted the suspect stopped. When officers arrived it was learned that the suspect had already left via the Sansome/Sutter St. exit. SFPD was notified. About 45 minutes later, officers at Powell Street Station noticed a subject matching the description of the earlier brandishing suspect and contacted him. A routine warrant check revealed that the subject had a warrant for possession of a concealed dirk or dagger and brandishing a weapon, in addition to a miscellaneous traffic warrant. Both warrants were out of San Francisco. The suspect was arrested for the warrant and booked at San Francisco County Jail.