While on patrol, a BART officer was flagged down by a citizen who reported that two male subjects had just stolen her phone from her back pants pocket. The officer spotted the two suspects who fled on bicycles. BART officers were eventually able to detain one of the suspects. The female victim positively identified the subject as the same suspect who took her phone early. Berkeley PD was advised and responded to take over the investigation.
A patron reported that their gray Raleigh Detour 21-speed road bike was stolen from the racks on the south side of the station, between 1100-2400 hours. The victim secured the bike with a U-lock and a chain. An officer located the bike near the station about two hours later. The U-lock was still in place, connecting the frame and wheel. It appeared the suspect cut the chain to remove the bike from the rack, but abandoned it when it could not be ridden. The bike was returned to the owner.
A victim reported the theft of their purple Mongoose brand men’s mountain bicycle, valued at $120.00, while it was U-locked at the station between 1315 and 1800 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a Giant 21 speed bicycle) to the bike racks on 1/17/15 at 1750 hours. The victim returned on 1/18/15 at 0930 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $800.
A patron reported that their silver 2004 Toyota Tacoma was burglarized while parked in stall #388, between 1200 hours on 12/23/14 and 2250 hours today. An unknown suspect smashed the left rear window to gain entry and stole several items of clothing.
An officer detained a male subject for creating a disturbance while on platform level. During this time, the officer determined the subject was too intoxicated to care for his own safety and placed him under arrest for public intoxication. A subsequent warrants’ check of the subject also revealed an outstanding $5K misdemeanor theft warrant, held by the San Bruno Police Department, for his arrest. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. He was then booked into the county jail for public intoxication and the warrant.
A patron parked their silver 1999 Honda Accord on 12-23-14 at 0900 hours and discovered that their catalytic converter was stolen the same date at 1530 hours. The report was made today on 12-26-14.
A victim reported his $200 white and green 18 speed hybrid bicycle (unknown make and model) was stolen while it was cable locked at the bike racks between 1800 hours on 12/18/14 to 1800 hours on 12/19/14.
A victim reported the theft of their silver women's Cannondale Q-5 hybrid bicycle (no serial numbers) from the North Berkeley Station. The victim parked the bike at 0900 hours and secured the bike to the bike racks (near lot) using a U-Lock and a cable combo. The victim returned at 2215 hours and discovered the loss. The estimated the loss is $800.00. An officer completed a theft report.
A victim reported that while he was using the restroom, he left his bike unsecured in the free area. The station agent reported that a suspect (WM, 30-35, blonde mustache, thin build, red/grey striped knit cap) took the bike and fled out of the area. Officers searched the area, but were not able to locate the suspect or the bike. The bike was a dark colored 10-speed Cannondale bike.
A sergeant and an officer contacted a male subject at the station who was reportedly distressed and crying. While it was determined the subject was able to care for himself, a warrants check revealed he was out of compliance with his sex registrant status. The subject was placed under arrest for the violation, debriefed by the sergeant and booked into the county jail.
While on patrol, an officer observed and detained a subject for panhandling. A wants check revealed that the subject had a misdemeanor $15k warrant charging public intoxication issued from BART PD. The subject was arrested and booked into the Berkeley City Jail for his warrant.
A victim reported the theft of their men’s black Public brand road bike, valued at $800, while it was U-locked at the station on 11/24/14, between 0815-2200 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
A victim reported a male tried to forcefully take a belt and shoes from him as they making an exchange from an agreement via Facebook correspondence. There were no weapons or injuries, and the suspect fled from the station in an unknown direction. The victim boarded a train.
A patron reported by phone that their tan Honda Accord was burglarized yesterday while parked in stall #172, between 1600-2315 hours. An unknown suspect gained entry by unknown means (no forced entry) and stole the in-dash stereo unit and a US Passport.
A subject, distraught over dating relationship issues, jumped onto the trackway as a train entered the station. The train operator, however, managed to make an emergency stop and the subject was not hit by the train. Responding officers contacted the subject and determined he was in need of a psychiatric evaluation. Paramedics then transported the subject to a local hospital for the evaluation. Due to this incident, train service was delayed for about 5 minutes. TSOC notified.
Train control reported to the ISRC of a man underneath a Fremont bound train at the station. A sergeant and multiple officers responded as well as fire crews. The station was temporarily shut down and trains held out while officers and firefighters searched for the possible victim. Several witnesses reported seeing the subject purposefully laying down on the track way as the train arrived. While inspecting the track way, officers could hear the subject yelling from under the train. The train was uncoupled and the subject was rescued. The subject, who was coherent, was then transported to the Highland hospital for moderate injuries. Train run throughs were cleared to occur at approximately 1728 hours and the station was re-opened at 1801 hours. There was no evidence of foul play and the subject was placed under a 5150 W&I detention. Station video will be requested. TSOC was notified.