The victim reported that their silver-colored 2017 Honda CRV’s catalytic converter was stolen, between 0730 and 2100 hours on 2/28/17, while the vehicle was parked in the station’s east lot. An officer contacted the victim and completed a report.
Two vehicles were burglarized, between 1545-2115 hours. The victim vehicles were a gray 2009 BMW 128, and a blue Jeep Cherokee. An unknown suspect smashed the rear windows to gain entry and stole an iPad, a wallet and backpack from inside.
Officer took a telephone report regarding a grand theft from a vehicle parked in stall 277 at the station. The victim stated someone stole his catalytic converter from his vehicle, a 2002 Acura TL, while it was parked from 0830 hours to 1700 hours. The loss was estimated at $1000.
The victim reported the theft of the catalytic converter from his 03' Acura TL while parked in stall #703 between the hours of 1400-2100. It appeared that the suspect(s) cut the catalytic converter from the vehicle.
An anonymous patron reported a male placed a handgun inside his jacket pocket at the Orinda Station. Officers responded, detained the male based on the patron's description and discovered he was in possession of a concealed loaded firearm. A records check revealed the male had two arrest warrants. He was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility. TSOC notified.
An at risk adult male (due to an injury) was separated for his care giver and possibly boarded a San Francisco bound train at the Orinda Station. BART Central made system wide notifications and pages in an attempt to locate the male. Dispatch sent out a Bay Area wide teletype bulletin to advise outside agencies. A detective sent out a Missing At Risk Adult to all Bay Area outside agencies. BART Central will continue making system wide notifications system wide until the end of revenue. All notifications have been made.
Passengers aboard a Pittsburg bound train reported a black male suspect brandishing a knife in a threatening manner. Officers responded and detained the suspect; he was found to be in possession of a folding knife and under the influence of alcohol. Three victims came forward and placed the suspect under citizen’s arrest for brandishing the knife in a threatening manner. A subsequent warrants’ check of the suspect revealed an outstanding $5K public intoxication warrant, held by BART Police, for his arrest. Officers placed the suspect under arrest for brandishing the knife, public intoxication and the outstanding warrant; he was also issued a prohibition order. The suspect was then booked into the county jail TSOC notified.
A female victim reported that a male suspect (BM, mid 20s, 5'7") grabbed her iPhone 6 plus from her hand as the train arrived at the Orinda Station. The male fled out of the train and the victim continued to the next station, where she made the report. The phone was tracked and two trains were checked for it, with negative results. The victim was not injured. Station/train video will be requested.
A patron reported that their blue Infiniti G37 was burglarized while parked in stall #82, between 0700-1810 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the right front window to gain entry and ransacked the interior. The victim could not identify any loss.
While on patrol, an officer located a red 1997 Honda Accord which had been burglarized, via driver’s door window smash, while parked in the north lot – stall #1237. The officer processed the vehicle for latent prints, left a business card requesting the victim contact police, and completed a report.
Patrons on board the Millbrae bound train reported that a male suspect was on board acting erratically, holding a large knife. The suspect was described as a white male in his 40's, with a buzz haircut, wearing a gray jacket with silver stripes on the sleeves. The suspect off-boarded at Orinda Station. Officers, along with Orinda PD responded and detained the man on the platform. No complainants came forward, but officers determined that the man was intoxicated in public. A kitchen knife was found on top of a fire cabinet near the suspect. The man was arrested for public intoxication and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
A victim reported the theft of their Giant brand 24-speed men’s mountain bicycle, valued at $500.00, while it was U and cable locked at the station between 0755 and 1800 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
A male suspect detained by and officer for reportedly jumping onto the track way was found to be too intoxicated to care for himself. The officer placed the suspect under arrest for public intoxication and booked him into the county jail. No complaint was sought for trespassing on the track way as the initial reporting party/witness was not available.
Officers were dispatched to conduct a welfare check on a male subject who was causing a disturbance and refusing to leave the station. Once the officers contacted the male it was determined that he was in need of a psych evaluation. The officers attempted to escort the male from the platform, but he refused to move voluntarily resulting in the officers having to use physical force to control him and place him into handcuffs. The male was subsequently placed on a psychiatric detention and transported the hospital for evaluation. The Lieutenant responded for the use of force investigation.