A victim reported a male attempted to rob his of his cellphone at the Pittsburg Station. The victim dropped his phone and was stabbed three times by the suspect. The suspect fled from the station, leaving the cellphone behind. The victim went to a local hospital and was treated for his injuries. An officer responded to the hospital to investigate the case.
Officers attempted to escort a male subject/suspect, who appeared intoxicated, from the last revenue train of the evening. The suspect, however, refused to readily comply with the officers as they continued to attempt to reason with him. The suspect eventually stepped out of the train, but then refused to leave the station which was closing for the evening. Shortly thereafter, the officers placed the suspect under arrest for trespassing and public intoxication. While being escorted to a patrol car, however, the suspect became physically resistive and officers used physical force to overcome his resistance. On reaching the patrol car, the suspect further resisted the officers’ efforts to place him in its rear seat, but the officers were able to safely place him in the seat. A short time later, the suspect began kicking one of the car’s rear (caged) windows and managed to slip out of his handcuffs. An assisting officer then arrived with the WRAP restraint device, and a sergeant arrived a short time later. Together, the sergeant and the officers managed to re-handcuff the suspect, but he physically resisted being placed in the WRAP. Police personnel were finally able to safely place the suspect in the restraint, and he was then booked into the county jail for public intoxication, trespassing and resisting arrest. No police personnel were injured. The suspect complained of wrist pain at the jail, where he was provided medical attention. A sergeant responded to perform the use of force investigation.
A train operator conducting end-of-line sweeps was punched several times by a male suspect who refused to get off the train. The suspect fled to the concourse, and was contacted by an officer. The suspect resisted being detained, but was taken into custody after a brief struggle. The train operator was transported to John Muir Hospital for treatment of facial injuries. The suspect was arrested for battery on a transit worker and resisting arrest. He was transported to County Hospital for treatment of minor pre-existing injuries and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility once he was medically cleared. He was issued a prohibition order prior to booking.
Officers responded to check on the welfare of a subject who was reported to be sleeping inside the paid area of the station. The officers contacted the subject and determined that he was wanted on a no bail warrant for burglary and a $7,500 warrant for possession of narcotics. The suspect was arrested and booked for the warrants.
An officer was dispatched to a report of a male hitting and kicking the train doors. He was contacted on the platform. There was no damage to the train and no one wished to make a complaint, but the male was found to have a $110,000 warrant for forgery. He was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
An officer performing a welfare check on an adult male discovered (3) outstanding misdemeanor narcotics / theft related warrants, held by BART Police and the San Mateo County Sherriff’s Office, for his arrest; the warrants totaled $11K in bail amount. The male was subsequently arrested for the warrants and booked into the county jail.
An officer attempted to detain a female suspect for an infraction violation in the station, but she refused to submit to the detention by walking away towards the station’s exit. A second officer arrived a short time later and the suspect was detained without incident. A wants/warrants check of the suspect subsequently revealed an outstanding $25K misdemeanor narcotics warrant, held by Pleasanton Police, for her arrest. At this point, the officers placed the suspect under arrest for the warrant and resisting/delaying police; she was then booked into the county jail.
Two female victims, one a juvenile (V1), and the other, the juveniles mother (V2), notified the station agent that they had been battered by the suspect. The suspect, who is the ex-boyfriend of V2, was reportedly involved in an argument with the victims when he punched V1 in the mouth. When V2 attempted to intervene, she was also punched by the suspect. The suspect then fled the area on foot. Responding officers conducted an initial area check, but were unable to locate the suspect. While the victims were inside the station, they looked out through the windows of the station and notified officers that the suspect was walking on the access road approaching the station. As officers converged on the suspect, he fled into a nearby shopping center. Officers set up a perimeter and eventually located the suspect who was hiding in a dumpster behind one of the business in the shopping center. The suspect was detained at gunpoint. A records check of the suspect revealed that he was on probation out of Alameda County. The suspect was booked into the Martinez Jail on the above listed charges. Although the crime had occurred in the City of Pittsburg, the investigation was handled as an outside assist due to the level of involvement of BART PD officers. A Sergeant was on scene to conduct the use of force investigation. The victims declined any medical attention.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a $30,000 warrant for theft. The male was cited for fare evasion and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a condition of probation to stay away from all BART stations. The male was FI'd for the fare evasion violation and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the court order violation.
A patron reported that two male suspects appeared to be breaking into an older model Dodge van in the western part of the lot. Officers responded and located one suspect as he exited a 1999 Dodge van. The man was detained and was found to have faceplate radio in his possession that matched the one missing from the victim van. The second suspect reportedly fled on foot and was not located by responding officers. The first suspect was arrested for auto burglary and possession of stolen property. He was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
An employee reported that their white 2012 Chevy Malibu was burglarized while parked in stall #52, between 1530-0140 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the left rear window to gain entry. The interior was ransacked, but the victim could not establish any loss.
A patron reported that their 2003 Ford F-250 was burglarized while parked in stall #865, between 0410 and 1530 hours. An unknown suspect gained entry via the rear sliding window and stole a socket set ($100 value), and damaged the ignition.
Officers responded to a report of a man acting strangely on the platform. Officers contacted the man and found that he had an outstanding no bail felony warrant for Burglary. The man was arrested and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
Officers were dispatched to a possible fight at the station. They located a female matching the description of one of the involved parties. The female was found to have a $15,000 warrant for theft. The officers were unable to substantiate a battery had occurred, so the female was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
The station agent reported that a male suspect was walking in and out of the fare gates, and was harassing people. The man was described as a Hispanic male, with one eye, wearing a black knit cap, a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. Officers contacted the man in the bus zone, but he resisted being detained. Officers ultimately had to place the suspect in a WRAP device to restrain him. Officers determined that the man was in need of emergency psychiatric evaluation, and he was transported to County Hospital for treatment.
A train operator reported repositioning a train (#377) from a storage track north of the station to platform #1 at 2115 hours. At about 2213 hours, the train operator returned to the (empty) train and found eight (8) of the train’s windows had been smashed by an unknown suspect with a blunt object. The damaged windows were all located on the platform side of the train’s consist. The investigating officer requested station and train video, and completed a report. The damaged train was taken out of service for repairs. TSOC notified.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a Nishiki Manitoba) at the station today at 0515 hours. The bicycle was secured with a cable lock. The victim returned at 1515 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $500.