A witnessed called in to report that he saw a male leaning into a vehicle taking items about one hour prior to the call. The passenger side window was smashed as the suspect (WM, middle aged, plaid shorts, on a silver or grey bike) was reaching in. An officer responded and located the vehicle. The officer was able to contact the owner, who said he will call when he returns to the vehicle later today. The officer processed the vehicle for evidence. The loss is unknown at this time.
A victim reported the theft of their silver colored 2000 Honda Element’s catalytic converter while the vehicle was parked in the station’s east lot, stall 185, between 0730 and 1805 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
A victim reported the theft of their gray 2000 Honda Accord’s catalytic converter while the vehicle was parked in the station’s east lot, stall 135, between 0700 and 1805 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
A victim reported the theft of their teal green 1992 Honda Civic while the vehicle was parked at the station between 1400 hours on 2/5/16 and 1045 hours on 2/7/16. An officer responded and completed a report.
An officer attempted to detain a male suspect for fare evasion. The suspect resisted and tried to flee, but the officer and cover officer were able to physically take him into custody at street level. Record checks revealed that the suspect was on probation and had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant, held by ACSO. The man was booked at Santa Rita Jail for fare evasion, resisting arrest, his warrant and probation violation.
A victim reported that her White/ Gold IPhone 6 was taken from her backpack sometime while she traveled from the 16th Street Station to the Berkeley Station. She was able to momentarily track her phone to 23rd and Roosevelt in the City of Richmond but then the signal was lost. No suspect information.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that the male had a valid probation order to stay away from all BART stations. The male was issued a citation for fare evasion and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the court order violation.
Officers and medical personnel responded to the station regarding the report of a subject underneath a Richmond bound train. Subsequently, the (adult male) subject was located on the #1 track way and declared dead; no foul play is suspected at this time. The coroner’s office responded and took custody of the body. As a result of this incident, train service was delayed for approximately 2.5 hours. TSOC notified
Officers conducted a welfare check on a male that was crawling on the stairs at the Berkeley Station. The officers determined the male was too intoxicated to care for himself and was placed under arrest for public intoxication. The officers were escorting the male out of the station when he grabbed an officer, struggled with them and kicked an officer. The male was forced to the ground and held down to control him before being placed inside a patrol car. The male complained of injury and was medically cleared before being booked into Santa Rita Jail for public intoxication, resisting arrest and battery on a peace officer. The male was issued a prohibition order.
A victim reported the theft their blue men’s mountain bike (unknown name brand), valued at $600.00, while it was U locked at the station between 0600 and 1700 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
A male suspect detained by an officer for reportedly urinating aboard a train was found to have an active stay away order - prohibiting him from BART property. The suspect was then placed under arrest for violating the stay away order, and booked into the Berkeley City jail.
A track crew reported finding a human body part that may be related to a BART case from 12/20/15. Officers arrived and secured the body part. The Alameda County Coroner was contacted and the part was removed for disposal. The station was briefly closed but resulted in no delay in train service. 1601-
The station agent reported that a male suspect was blocking the fare gates, preventing other patrons from entering/exiting. The suspect was described as a black male in his 50's, wearing a black jacket, a black, purple and gray scarf, and black pants, carrying crutches. The man refused to leave even after being told by the agent that he could ride for free. Responding officers located the man, who resisted being detained. The suspect was taken into custody after a brief struggle and he was ultimately booked at the Berkeley Jail for blocking free movement, resisting arrest and trespassing.
The ISRC received a report from BART Central of a person on the track way and underneath the train on platform #1. BART and Berkeley PD officers, along with Berkeley Fire, responded to the station. First responders located an adult female beneath the train calling out for help. The train was uncoupled and the victim was rescued from the track way. The victim sustained a severe injury to one of her legs. The victim was transported to Highland Hospital for her injuries. The train operator from the incident train told officers that the female appeared to have jumped down onto the track way on her own and lay across the tracks as the train entered the station. The female was placed on a 72 hour Psychiatric Hold. The station was closed for more than an hour and a half before full service was restored at 1020 hours. Trauma Response Team members and TSOC were notified (TSA-12-32923-15).
Officers responded to the North Berkeley Station for a report of a couple arguing over a phone. An anonymous reporting party advised the male punched the female twice in the face and then fled from the station. Officers detained the male in the west parking lot. A records check showed the male had a 55K arrest warrant for robbery issued by Contra Costa County and the female no bail arrest warrants for robbery issued by Richmond PD. The male was booked at Glenn Dyer for domestic battery and the warrant. The female was booked at Santa Rita Jail on the warrant. The female was given an EPO and the male received a prohibition order.
An adult male detained by officers for fare evasion was found to have two outstanding theft and narcotics warrants, totaling $10K in bail and held by the Union City Police and Alameda County Sherriff’s Office, respectively, for his arrest. The officers placed the subject under arrest for the warrants and booked him into the county jail.
A victim reported the theft of their multi colored Bonrager brand women’s bike, valued at $500.00, while it was cable locked at the station between 0820 and 2030 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
Officers responded to the Berkeley Station for an alleged battery involving a stick from Berkeley’s jurisdiction that spilled over into the station, concourse level by the elevator. Inside the station, a male (Unknown suspect) threw a ceramic flower pot at the victim, striking him in the hand and causing a severe laceration. Witnesses on scene reported the male suspect acted in self-defense when he threw the pot at the victim that allegedly attempted to strike him with a stick. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment. The suspect fled from the scene before officers arrived. Station video tape was requested and ID Techs responded to the station to process the crime scene.