An adult male suspect urinated near the station agent's booth and the station agent called the police, requesting a citizen's arrest. An officer arrived, but the suspect was uncooperative, combative and violently resisted the officer's efforts to detain him. The officer wrestled the suspect to the ground, and with the assistance of a UC Berkeley police officer, placed the suspect in handcuffs. The suspect was also in possession of cocaine, and was booked.
A patron reported that he saw a man with a gun in his waistband on a train departing El Cerrito Plaza Station. The train was held and searched by officers at North Berkeley Station. The station agent reported a possible suspect existing the station prior to the officers arrival, and that subject was stopped a few blocks from the station. The subject was on parole and had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Since he had no firearm in his possession, the same train was later searched again at Macarthur Station for the gun. No gun was located. The suspect was booked for the warrant, and the total train delay at both stations was approximately thirty-five minutes.
Officers responded to a report of a male vs female altercation on board a Fremont train approaching Berkeley station. Officers determined that both parties knew one another and neither party wished to pursue the matter. The male, however, was found to have an outstanding felony warrant for parole violation. The subject was arrested and booked on the warrant.
An officer heard a loud argument, street level at Center and Shattuck Streets. The officer observed a male suspect spray a male victim with pepper spray. The officer detained the violently resistive suspect, and the case was turned over to Berkeley PD.
An officer contacted a female fare evasion suspect on the station platform. The suspect began yelling, drawing a crowd and refused to comply with the officer. The suspect violently resisted arrest, but was taken into custody and booked.
An officer responded to the station regarding a loud verbal altercation between a male and female. The male was in violation of a court order which prohibited him from contacting the female, and was arrested and booked for violating the order.
Officers investigating a man-with-a-gun call wound up arresting the reporting party for an outstanding felony parole violation warrant out of the Calif. Dept. of Corrections. Investigating officers believe there was no merit to the report of man in possession of a gun.
The on-duty station agent reported that an adult male exposed himself to her. Officers located the suspect on the platform, where he was identified by the agent and placed under citizens arrest. He was arrested and booked for indecent exposure.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion at Berkeley Station. The suspect attempted to run away and then resisted the officer's attempt to arrest him. The suspect was finally subdued, and arrested for the fare evasion and resisting arrest.
An adult male was held for psychiatric evaluation after a station agent reported him wandering about erratically and talking of killing himself. The subject was located on board a Richmond train, which was held until officers arrived.
An officer observed several subjects blocking a station entrance and asked them to move. One suspect was extremely belligerent and intoxicated. The officer began placing the suspect in custody, but the suspect violently resisted arrest and had to be pepper sprayed for the officer to gain control. The suspect was also on probation for resisting arrest. The suspect was arrested and booked.
A subject contacted for fare evasion was booked for resisting arrest during the contact. Additionally, he was booked on outstanding warrants out of Sacramento Co. charging terrorist threats, violation of probation, and brandishing a deadly weapon.
A citizen alerted an officer and sergeant that an apparently disturbed man was walking down the street carrying a knife with the blade exposed. The subject was detained and determined to be a danger to himself or others. He was transported to Alta Bates Hospital for evaluation.
Berkeley PD advised that a suspect armed with a handgun had just robbed a business on Shattuck Avenue and may have fled into the Berkeley Station. Trains were held out of the station while officers searched for the suspect, but he was GOA/UTL.
A Blackberry cell phone was snatched from the possession of a patron who was walking down the stairs into the station from street level. The suspect was a male in his late teens, medium build, short hair and wearing a light colored shirt. 0609-1301. L18.
A large crowd of demonstrators en route to San Francisco to participate in an "Immigration rights" protest fare evaded at Berkeley station. The station agent reported the size of the crowd at 300. It is not known how many evaded fare but one individual was seen holding a fare gate open while a large number filtered through to enter without using a ticket.
A train operator observed a suspicious dueffel bag just outside of the platform area adjacent the trackway. Train service was interrupted and the platform cleared as the bag was examined by responding officers. It was determined to be non-hazardous.