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.
Officers responded to the station to investigate a report of a subject who was scaring other patrons. On arrival the officers detained the suspect and determined that he was wanted on a $5,000 arrest warrant for narcotics charges out of San Mateo County. The suspect was arrested and booked for the warrant.
A victim reported that their silver-colored 2005 Honda Element’s catalytic converter was stolen while the vehicle was parked in the station’s main lot, stall 197, between 1130 to 1530 hrs. An officer responded and completed a report.
A victim reported (via telephone report) that their green 1996 Honda Accord was burglarized while parked in the overflow lot, stall 1019, between 0630 to 1800 hours. There were no signs of forced entry, so a “shaved” key may have been used to enter the vehicle. According to the victim, a Pioneer brand stereo, (2) JBL brand sub-woofers and (2) Kenwood amplifiers were taken – for a total monetary loss of $1200.00. An officer made telephone contact with the victim and completed a report.
A BART officer proceeded to the station in order to perform a welfare check on a male subject who was reportedly unconscious, but breathing. Orinda Police officers arrived at the station before the BART officer, contacted the subject and determined he was possibly intoxicated. When the BART officer arrived, he determined the subject was too intoxicated to care for himself. The officer also learned of an outstanding “no bail” DUI warrant, held by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, for the subject’s arrest. The subject was then arrested for public intoxication and the warrant; and then booked into the county jail without incident.
A female suspect detained by officers for reportedly battering passengers aboard a Pittsburg bound train, was found to be too intoxicated to care for herself and placed under arrest; the passengers refused to seek a complaint(s) against the suspect. While being escorted to the front of the station, in order to be transported to jail, the suspect became physically uncooperative so officers used a minimal amount of force (push) to gain her compliance. A sergeant responded, approved the arrest and performed the use of force investigation. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for public intoxication.
An adult female victim was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot by three (3) suspects, described as Black males in their late teens to early 20's. Suspect (S-1), described only as "chubby", ran up to the victim while she was standing at the open, right front passenger door of her vehicle, which was parked in stall #605. S-1 said "hey big girl" to the victim as he ran towards her. S-1 used his body to wedge the victim into the front passenger seat. S-1 then reached into the vehicle and took the victim's purse from the front passenger seat. During the struggle with S-1, the victim saw suspect #2 (S-2), described only as having a slim build, standing in close proximity, just watching. The victim also saw suspect #3 (S-3), described as having short black hair "pointed upwards", wearing a dark colored top, and holding either a black shotgun or a rifle against his chest, which was pointed "upward." The suspects fled from the station in what the victim described as a "pearly" white colored, newer model Mercedes SUV, with a possible third row. The victim's purse, a Petunia Pickel Bottom brand purse, contained a black Petunia Pickel Bottom wallet with six credit cards, a white unknown model Apple iPhone in a pink and white otter box, a white iPod touch, a Bank of America check book and miscellaneous makeup. The victim's cell phone was unable to be tracked. The victim was not injured and said that she would not be able to identify the suspects. Several allied agencies were notified of the incident along with the suspect vehicle and suspect descriptions. Video of the parking lot is being requested by the investigating officer.