A victim reported his red and black Specialized Allez-Elite 21 speed mountain bicycle was stolen while it was cable locked in the paid area of the station between 0800-1810 hours. Video hotline requested.
An officer on patrol discovered a silver 2005 Honda Civic (5RDZ939) with its hood open in stall # 544 of the Orinda Station at 1200 hours. The interior of the Honda was searched and the steering wheel column was damaged. The ignition wires had been cut and it appeared that someone had attempted to start the car. The officer used insurance information for the car to track down and contacted the owner at 1316 hours. The victim said she parked her Honda at the station at 0700 hours and the vehicle was intact at that time. The officer dusted the Honda for prints but did not locate any. Station and parking lot video was requested.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a man who was intoxicated and exposing his private parts. Officers detained the subject and found he was need of immediate medical attention due to possibly being under the influence of methamphetamine. Prior to being transported to the hospital, a witness placed the subject under citizen’s arrest for indecent exposure. Due to the suspect’s condition, he was cited for indecent exposure and sent to the hospital.
The victim's vehicle, a 2007 Honda Accord, was burglarized while parked in the lot on 12/07/12 between the hours of 1000-2030. According to the victim, there was no sign of forced entry. The interior of the vehicle was ransacked and the only loss was a bottle of Lancome Poem perfume.
A patron reported their blue 2005 Toyota Sienna van was burglarized between 0700-2000 hours, while parked in the west lot. The suspect entered by unknown means and took the vehicle registration and insurance paperwork. There was no damage to the vehicle.
A patron reported their white 2003 Honda Accord was burglarized while parked in stall #613. The suspect entered by unknown means and removed about $25 in change and the vehicle registration. There was no damage to the vehicle. The victim did not report the crime until they arrived home, so the vehicle was not available for evidence processing.
An Adult female victim reported the theft of her white, 1993 Saturn SC-1 (CA lic. 3DIB994) from stall # 1114 of the Orinda BART Station. The victim parked and locked her car at 0733 hours. When she returned at 1715 hours, her vehicle was missing. The vehicle was entered into SVS.
Victim reported, via a phone call, that his white 1999 GMC cargo van CA. 6C10880, was broken into. The suspect forced the driver’s door window down and ransacked the vehicle. No loss was reported. The vehicle was parked in the front lot of the station. The victim had driven the vehicle home to El Sobrante so no attempt to locate evidence was made. 1210-2256, L13 Victim reported, via a phone call, that his white 1999 GMC cargo van CA. 6C10880, was broken into. The suspect forced the driver’s door window down and ransacked the vehicle. No loss was reported. The vehicle was parked in the front lot of the station. The victim had driven the vehicle home to El Sobrante so no attempt to locate evidence was made.
A victim reported his silver 2002 Honda Accord was burglarized was it was parked and locked at in the east lot between 0715-1531 hours. The passenger side window was smashed and personal effects, including several compact discs, were taken from inside the vehicle. The vehicle was processed for evidence.
An officer responded to the bus zone for a report of a man inhaling a caustic substance. After further investigation, the suspect was placed under arrest for possession of a toxic substance with intent to inhale. The suspect gave a Mirandized statement admitting to the crime.
An adult female driver crashed her vehicle into a bus on the access road of the station. She then put her car in reverse and backed into a BART patrol car, which was being driven by an officer on the access road behind her. No one was injured as a result of the crashes, but the driver was determined to be too intoxicated for field sobriety tests. During the investigation, she passed out and medical had to be called. She was eventually transported via ambulance to the hospital, where she is being treated for intoxication and other medical issues. The officer is conducting a DUI investigation and will most likely be requesting a 5170 W&I evaluation and seeking charges through the District Attorney's Office. The sergeant is conducting the collision investigation.
A patron parked his car at the Orinda Station (unknown stall) on on August 24, 2012, at 1200 hours. He returned to his vehicle at 2200 hours and discovered that someone attempted to force their way into his vehicle by prying on the drivers and passengers door of his 2006 Mercedes E350 wagon. The doors were damaged but entry was not made into the vehicle.The Patron reported the incident on 8/30/12, at 0917 hours. An officer responded to the victims residence to examine the car. The officer confirmed the damage and attempted to process the vehicle for finger prints, but with negative results. Due to time restrictions, video of the station is not available. Estimated damage to car is $2,000.00.
A victim reported the theft of her IPAD that occurred late this morning on a Pittsburg bound train, between Oakland and Orinda. The Ipad was taken from her purse. She tracked the I-Pad to San Jose and are contacting the person that has possession of the IPad. Theft occurred on an unknown BART car.
A patron reported that her Blue, 24 speed Kona hybrid bicycle was stolen while it was parked and locked at the bike racks between 1800 hours on 7/20/12 and 0930 hours on 7/23/12. The bicycle was secured to the rack using a U – lock and two cable locks.
A woman reported that the catalytic converter had been stolen from beneath her 2000 Toyota 4-Runner on 07/10/12, between 0730-2100 hrs. The vehicle had been parked in the far west lot at the time of the theft.