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.
Multiple patrons reported a suspect acting erratically on a SF bound train and at various stations along the Pittsburg line. Officer intercepted a train at Orinda Station and located the suspect who was showing signs of being under the influence of narcotics and the suspect admitted recently using "bath salts" and marijuana. The suspect was transported to county hospital for treatment under section 5170 W&I.
A victim reported her 2004 Volvo X90 was taken by force at the Orinda Station. Two suspects took the vehicle by force and pushed the victim to the ground. The victim sustained a minor injury but she refused medical attention. The suspects also took the victim's cellphone and laptop.
Officers responded to investigate a report of a battery that occurred in the parking lot. The victim reported that he was walking through the parking lot and was involved in an altercation with the driver of a vehicle who accused the victim to blocking the roadway. During the altercation, the victim admitted kicking the suspect’s car and said that the suspect shoved the victim to the ground. The victim had a complaint of pain, but declined medical treatment. The suspect was not located, but the victim described the suspect as an Asian male, heavy set, late 20's to early 30's who was driving a white Mercedes.
A witness saw a man cutting a lock (unknown type of lock) off a bicycle at the Orinda Station and reported it to BART Police. Officers responded, located the male with the bicycle and placed him under arrest. The male was interviewed by a detective and was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.