A victim reported that their silver 2003 Ford Focus was burglarized while parked in the station’s southwest lot, stall 58, between 0915 and 1600 hours. The vehicle was entered via right front window smash, and its unknown name brand stereo was taken. An officer made telephone contact with the victim, requested station video and completed a report.
A victim reported the theft of their light blue Rawley brand men’s mountain bike, valued at $3500.00, while it was secured with a Kryptonite lock in the free area of the station between 0745 and 1540 hours. An officer completed a report. 1509-44441 L10
A victim called to report the theft of their blue Public C7 7-speed women's bike from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a U-lock on 9/21 at 1700 hours and when the victim returned at 1226 hours on 9/24, the bike and lock were gone.
An officer contacted a female who appeared to have been drinking and was sitting on the stairs that led to the train platform. A records check on the female revealed she had a no bail warrant for a traffic offense issued by Livermore PD. The female was placed under arrest on the warrant and booked at the Berkeley jail.
An officer detained an adult male who was described by a reporting party as indecently exposing himself while also verbally abusing passengers aboard a Richmond train. A victim came forward and placed the suspect under citizen’s arrest for willfully disturbing others. A wants/warrants check then revealed the suspect was not in compliance with his sex registrant status, and in violation of a court order prohibiting him from entering BART property. As the officer prepared to place him under arrest for the violations, the suspect physically resisted so the officer used a moderate amount of physical force to place him in handcuffs; neither the officer, nor the suspect were injured. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and perform the use of force investigation. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for the violations.
BART and Berkeley officers responded to the Berkeley Station to search for robbery suspects. Trains were held out while the platform was searched. Two males were detained on the platform and one resisted arrest resulting in a use of force by a BART officer. A sergeant responded to conduct a use of force investigation. The male continued to resist and was placed in a WRAP. Berkeley PD is handling the case. Trains were delayed 13 minutes.
Offices responded to a report of an unconscious subject on board a train. The officers arrived, located the subject, and determined he was intoxicated. The subject was arrested and booked into the Berkeley City Jail for public intoxication.
An officer responded to the station after a citizen reported seeing what appeared to be a live grenade in the Franklin Street satellite parking lot. The officer checked the device and determined it appeared to be a live explosive. With the assistance of Berkeley Police, local residents were evacuated from the immediate neighborhood and a safety perimeter was established. The station was closed as a precaution, and the U.C. Berkeley Police Bomb Squad responded as well. Members of the bomb squad then inspected the device and determined it was not an explosive – it was a toy. Shortly thereafter the station was reopened and residents were allowed to return to their residences. A lieutenant, two sergeants and assisting BART officers responded as well. Train service was minimally impacted as a result of this incident. TSOC notified (TSA #1508-3822).
A victim reported the theft of their black Trek 7-speed hybrid bike from the racks. The bike was secured with a chain and lock on 8/15 at 1600 hours and when the victim returned today at 1010 hours, the bike and lock were gone.
A patron reported that their green 1999 Toyota Tacoma pickup was burglarized while parked in stall #560 in the north lot. An unknown suspect smashed the rear window to gain entry and stole the in-dash stereo unit.
A victim reported the theft of their black/gold Specialized Crossroads men’s 24-speed bike, valued at $800.00, while it was secured to the south free area bike racks with a Kryptonite lock between 1100 hours on 8/5/15 and 0030 hours on 8/6/15. An officer responded and completed a report.
A victim reported her 2006 green Honda Pilot was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #102 between 0740-1750 hours. The front passenger window was smashed and a stereo was taken from inside the vehicle.
A victim reported they were robbed in the north parking lot of the North Berkeley Station. The victim reported two Black males wearing all black clothing approached him on foot, pointed a handgun at him and demanded his wallet, cell phone and prescription glasses. The suspects fled westbound from the station. The victim's phone has tracking capability but he cannot identify the suspects.
A female victim reported a man took her $200 white iPhone 6 after hitting her on the head while at the payphones near the entrance to the station. The suspect fled from the station in an unknown direction. The victim sustained a minor injury to her head and received medical attention. The victim could not identify the suspect and the phone was turned off.
A victim reported the theft of their unknown brand black mountain bike from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a U-lock on 7/15 at 1000 hours. When the victim returned at 2100 hours, the bike was gone, but the front wheel of the bike was still secured to the rack with the U-lock attached.
A victim reported the theft of their grey 21-speed Specialized bicycle from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a U-lock on 7/13 at 0900 hours and when the victim returned at 1615 hours on the same day, the bike and lock were gone.
A record check on a person detained for public intoxication revealed a $50,000 arrest warrant out of Oakland for vandalism. The subject was placed under arrest for public intoxication and the warrant.
A victim reported that their tan 1998 Toyota Corolla was burglarized while parked in the west parking lot, near Virginia St., between 1815 hours on 7/3/15 and 0015 hours on 7/4/15. The victim reported the vehicle’s rear driver’s side wing window was shattered and the passenger compartment ransacked, but no items were taken. An officer, who made telephone contact with the victim, completed a report.
A station agent reported a man threatened to return to the station with a gun because the agent intervened in a verbal altercation between the man and a woman. Further investigation revealed there was no threat and no complaint was sought. The suspect was issued a citation for unruly behavior after being placed under citizen's arrest by the agent.