A patron reported seeing two males breaking into a 4 door white sedan with a screwdriver. The patron observed the suspects gain entry and remove the radio from the car. One of the suspects saw the patron looking at them and threatened him to mind his own business or that he would pull out a gun. No gun was seen or displayed. The suspects fled in an unknown vehicle and the patron went to the station to board a train. Responding officers located the victim vehicle in the lot. An area search for the suspects was negative.
The station agent reported that a black male in his 50's was creating a disturbance in the station and might be intoxicated. An officer responded and located the man, who was combative. With the assistance of a second officer, the man was detained. Due to his pre-existing medical issues, and level of intoxication, the man was transported to County Hospital for treatment. There were no injuries as a result of this incident.
The victim reported that his 1997 Ford Mustang was burglarized while parked in stall #2070 between the hours of 0630-1630. The driver's window was smashed and the glove box was ransacked. The vehicle was processed for latent prints with negative results.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a no bail warrant for failure to comply with a court order. The male was FI'd for fare evasion before being booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
BART and Pittsburg Police officers detained a male suspect for reportedly battering a female victim for no apparent reason. While detained, the suspect ran from the officers who managed to detain him a short time later. The victim, who was not injured, positively identified the suspect and placed him under citizen’s arrest for battery; a wants/warrants check of the suspect revealed he was on active probation for battery as well. The suspect was subsequently issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail for battery, resisting arrest and violating the terms of his probation. There was no use of force by the BART officer during this incident.
Officers responded to the station regarding the report of someone pepper-sprayed in the taxi zone. On their arrival, officers learned that a black male suspect and a male victim argued before the suspect pepper-sprayed the victim in the face. The suspect and a female companion then fled from the station on-foot towards Bailey Road; officers were unable to locate them during an area search. Paramedics responded to assist the victim, who was uncooperative with officers. Eventually, paramedics had to physically restrain the resistive victim to a gurney as he was determined to be over-intoxicated while also suffering from the effects of pepper-spray; officers did not use force upon the victim. The primary investigating officer requested station video.
A patron reported by phone that their silver 2007 Toyota Corolla was burglarized between 0615-1840 hours, while parked in stall #1358. An unknown suspect smashed the right rear window to gain entry and stole a bag containing a laptop computer, a Google cell phone and a battery pack.
An officer saw a male who had climbed on top of the roof of the bus shelter above the main entrance to the station. The man was armed with a 6' metal pole that he was waving around and banging on the roof. He also threw several bottles into the bus zone. The man refused to come down. Medical attention was staged and fire personnel placed a ladder against the bus shelter, while officers tried to engage the man in conversation. After almost two hours, a sergeant was able to convince the man to voluntarily climb down to the ground, and the man was detained for psychological evaluation. He was transported to County Hospital for treatment. There were no injuries and no impact on service, as the station was closed fur Sunday service.
Officers responded to the Pittsburg Station for a report of a male creating a disturbance in the bus zone. Officers located the male, detained him and determined he was intoxicated. A records check showed the male had a 5K warrant issued by Alameda County. The male was booked on the warrant and public intoxication.
A victim reported the burglary and attempted theft of their white 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe stall while it was parked in stall 814, between 0700 hours on 11/25/16 and 1925hours on 11/28/16. An officer responded, but was unable to determine how the vehicle was entered. The vehicle’s steering column was damaged and, according to the victim, tools were taken from its passenger compartment.
Officers responded to the station regarding reports of a male victim who was beaten by a black male suspect; who then fled from the station in a silver colored Chrysler 200. Paramedics responded as well and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was treated for what was later determined to be minor-to-moderate head injuries. Officers were unable to locate the suspect, but based upon witness statements he was further described as: 5’7” tall; heavy build; wearing a black hoodie and black jeans. Station video was requested.
A 2010 Toyota Prius which was parked in the bus zone between 09:45 and 10:45 was broken into by an unknown suspect who smashed the left rear window and removed a backpack containing a laptop computer.
Multiple reports came into BART PD Dispatch via 911 of a male suspect chasing patrons on the platform and throwing things at them. A female victim came forward and stated that she was spat on and scratched on her face by the male suspect. At some point during the incident the male suspect was also pepper sprayed by an unidentified patron on the platform. The male was subsequently contacted on the platform by a BART officer and was physically taken to the ground and taken into custody. Pittsburg PD also responded and assisted with identifying witnesses. The female victim was transported to the hospital for treatment. The male was transported and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the battery and issued a prohibition order. The Sergeant responded to conduct the use of force investigation.