Orinda PD requested that trains be held out of Orinda Station while they searched for two armed robbery suspects who had just robbed the Shell gas station and fled toward the station. The two suspects, who were armed with handguns, were described as black males wearing black hooded jackets. BART officers responded to assist Orinda and Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputies. The Pittsburg bound train was held at the station with doors open, while other trains were run through without stopping. A CCSO K9 tracked the suspects from the gas station to the vicinity of the station and then searched the platform and train, but officers were ultimately unable to locate the suspects on board the Pittsburg train. The Pittsburg train was delayed about 37 minutes as a result of this incident. TSOC notified.
A patron reported a vehicle with a smashed window. An officer responded and located the vehicle in the lot. The rear passenger window had been smashed and interior ransacked. The officer processed the vehicle, attempted to contact the registered owner and left a note for them to contact us upon their return.
A victim reported the theft of their white 4/door 1997 Honda Civic while it was parked in the pay-to-park lot, stall 584, between 0520-1500 hours. An officer responded, unsuccessfully searched for the vehicle and completed a report.
A victim reported his 2003 white Dodge Ram truck was burglarized while it was parked and locked at the station between 0545-1715 hours. The method of entry was unknown and a CD stereo system was taken from the interior of the vehicle.
A victim called to report that her vehicle was broken into while parked in the lot between 0715-1915 hours on 11/26. The passenger window was smashed and a backpack, sunglasses and a stereo were taken. The vehicle was not processed as the victim made the report via phone.
A victim reported that their black 2002 GMC Sierra was burglarized while parked at the station, stall #540, between 0530-1800 hours. The victim reported the vehicle was apparently entered via door cheat. As a result of the burglary, the victim reported the loss of an Alpine brand stereo, a Serius brand radio satellite receiver and a Blue Tooth receiver; total monetary loss of $1000. The investigating officer completed a telephone report.
A victim reported that their brown 2006 Nissan Frontier was burglarized while parked at the station, stall #518, between 0710-1715 hours. The victim reported no loss, but stated the vehicle was entered via a front passenger window smash. The investigating officer completed a telephone report.
An officer investigated the burglary of a silver 2004 Subaru Forester, which was parked in stall #354. The officer determined the vehicle was entered via passenger window smash; and its unknown name brand stereo was taken. The officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints, and attempted to make telephone contact with the victim. While the officer discovered this burglary at about 1430 hours, until the victim is contacted the exact time of occurrence is uncertain.
A victim reported that their beige 2002 Honda Civic was burglarized while parked in the west lot, stall #416, between 0800-1316 hours. During the burglary, the vehicle’s unknown name brand stereo was taken. The investigating officer determined the vehicle was entered via a passenger door window smash.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a Civia Twin City bicycle) to the bike racks today at 0945 hours. The bicycle was secured with U-Lock. The victim returned today at 1545 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $995.
A victim (S. Ahuja) reported her silver Toyota Land Cruiser was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #1043 between 0700-1830 hours. When Ahuja returned, he saw the front passenger window was smashed and his Pioneer navigation/stereo was removed from the dash. Estimated loss is $700.00. Ahuja’s vehicle was not available to process for fingerprints and an officer completed a burglary report.
A victim reported her 2004 red Jeep Wrangler was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #115 between 0745-1600 hours. The driver door was forced open, and a $500.00 Pioneer stereo was taken from inside the vehicle. The vehicle was processed for prints with negative results.
A victim reported his 2011 Honda CRV was burglarized while it was parked and locked at the station between 0600-1500 hours. The front passenger window was smashed, and a Pioneer stereo was taken from inside the vehicle.
A victim reported the theft of his 1998 Dodge Dakota from the Orinda Station. The victim parked his truck on 11/1/14 at 0800 and returned today at 1915 hours to discover his truck was missing. The truck was located at the Lafayette Station and the ignition was damaged. The truck was processed for prints but with negative results. The vehicle was released to the owner. An Officer completed a theft/recovery report.
A victim reported the theft of a catalytic converter from their silver 2003 Acura 3.2 TL that was parked in the Orinda parking lot. The victim parked in stall #987 (north lot) at 0625 hours and returned at 1755 hours to discover their converter was cut from the vehicle. Loss was reported between $800.00–$1,000.00. An officer responded to take the theft report.
Officers responded to multiple reports of a White male subject on top of and physically attacking a female on the pedestrian overpass leading to the station. The suspect reportedly fled on foot towards the theaters. While en-route, the Orinda Police Department advised they had the possible suspect detained. The victim was transported to the hospital for injuries to her face, knees, and for possibly suffering from a concussion. The suspect was positively identified by a witness who was standing by. A detective responded to interview the suspect since the motive for the assault is not clear at this point. The victim was unable to give a full statement or identify the suspect because of her medical condition. The suspect was later transported to a mental health facility. Once cleared, the suspect is to be booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for assault with a deadly weapon likely to produce serious bodily injury. The suspect was issued a prohibition order.
A victim reported his 1993 blue Chevrolet Silverado (5X44905 CA) was stolen while it was parked in south lot stall #473 between 0700-1700 hours. The vehicle was processed for prints with negative results.
A victim reported his 2004 silver Toyota Tacoma was burglarized while it was parked and locked in the east lot between 0730-1500 hours. The rear window was smashed, and a first aid kit was taken from inside the vehicle.
A victim parked a black Cannondale CAAD-9 road bike ($1800, no serial numbers) on the on the concourse level, behind vendors, of the Orinda Station. The victim secured the bike to the rack using a cable lock at 0900 hours. He returned at 2025 hours to discover his bike was missing.
An anonymous patron reported a female was very intoxicated, appeared unable to care for herself and was vomiting on a San Francisco bound train. The female off boarded at the Orinda Station and an officer responded to conduct a welfare check. The female initially cooperated with the officer as he detained her to determine if she was able to care for herself but suddenly became physically aggressive and cursed at the officer as she attempted to walk away. The officer smelled a heavy odor of alcohol on the females breath, observed she had blood shot watery eyes and attempted to stop the female to place her under arrest for public intoxication. She physically resisted the officer and force was used to place her into handcuffs. The female was placed under arrest for public intoxication and resisting arrest. The female was not injured during the struggle and was transported to the Martinez Detention Facility for booking. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and conduct a use of force report.