An officer responded to the Orinda Station for a report of a male creating a disturbance. The male was detained and determined to be too intoxicated to care for himself. The male was booked into jail.
A customer used the BART Watch application to report a man who was yelling in an aggressive manner and coming very close to the trackway while on the platform at Pleasant Hill. Several other customers called in to report the male was acting erratic and may possibly be under the influence of drugs or alcohol after the subject boarded a train. Officers intercepted the train at Orinda Station and contacted the male subject. The officers determined the male was under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for himself. The male was found to have outstanding warrants, as well as a stay away order from BART. The male was booked into Contra Costa County jail for all his violations.
A victim reported the theft of their catalytic converter from their vehicle while it was parked at the station. The vehicle was parked at approximately 1530 hours and the owner returned at approximately 2259 hours.
Officers arrested a suspect in possession of stolen property after being detained for suspected auto burglary. A witness on-viewed the suspect in the vehicle. An Officer interviewed the suspect, who admitted going into the unlocked vehicle and taking property out of the car. The suspect was taken to Martinez Detention Facility for booking.
The victim reported that their gold-colored 2003 Acura TL’s catalytic converter was stolen while the vehicle was parked at the station, stall #720, between 1000 and 2030 hours on 3/2/17. An officer contacted the victim and completed a report.
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.