224 total incidents logged at El Cerrito Plaza

 Auto Burglaries (6)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1702-1908

An officer located six burglarized vehicles in the overflow lot. All of the vehicles had a smashed window and had been ransacked. The loss was undetermined as of this entry. The crimes occurred between 0800-1600 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1602-0494

A victim reported that their catalytic converter was stolen from their 2001 Honda Accord while it was parked in stall #65 on 2/17 between 0720-1700 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Resisting Arrest/Violation of Probation

El Cerrito Plaza - 1601-2892

An officer attempted to detain a male suspect for drinking an alcoholic beverage from a bottle. The suspect, however, walked away and refused to comply with the officer’s orders to stop and comply. Concerned for his safety as the suspect held onto the bottle of alcohol, the officer drew his Taser and ordered the suspect to stop; and he then complied. At this point, the officer placed the suspect under arrest for resisting/delaying police without further incident. The officer performed a criminal history check of the suspect and learned that he was on active (theft) probation. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for resisting/delaying police and for violating the terms of his probation.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Violation of Court Order Resisting Arrest 

Coroner’s Case

El Cerrito Plaza - 1601-2885

Officers responded to the station in order to check upon the welfare of an adult male who was reportedly experiencing medical issues. On their arrival, officers located the male and determined he was not breathing and had no pulse. The officers immediately began performing CPR on the male, until firefighters and paramedics arrived and took over life-saving measures. The male was eventually transported to Kaiser Hospital, Richmond, where he later died. At this point, no foul play is suspected - but investigators have been notified.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Coroner's case 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza

A victim reported the theft of their white 2002 Toyota Tacoma truck’s catalytic converter while the vehicle was parked at the station between 0730 and 1700 hours. An officer made telephone contact with the victim and completed a report. 1601- 2748 L10

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Auto Theft

El Cerrito Plaza - 1601-1434

A victim reported the theft of their copper colored 2001 Chevrolet Blazer while the vehicle was parked at the station between 1730 and 2200 hours on 12/29/15. An officer contacted the victim and completed a report.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Warrant service

El Cerrito Plaza - 1601-0380

A station agent reported a male subject who was acting aggressively, unpredictably, and talking about suicide. An officer detained the subject and a wants check revealed that the subject had a BART misdemeanor $7.5k warrant charging public intoxication. The suspect also had additional misdemeanor warrants from Walnut Creek PD and Kensington PD for narcotics offense and resisting arrest offenses totaling $35k. The subject was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for his warrants.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General 

 Auto Burglary

El Cerrito Plaza - 1512-5144

While on patrol, an officer located a vehicle (Honda Civic) with its window smashed and interior ransacked in the parking structure. The loss is unknown at this time. The officer attempted to contact the registered owner with negative results. A note was left with the vehicle and it was processed for fingerprints.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Auto Theft/Burglary 

 Warrant Arrest

El Cerrito Plaza

An officer detained a subject that appeared to be casing the area of the bicycle racks. A wants check revealed that the subject had a misdemeanor $10k warrant for burglary out Pinole PD. The subject was arrested and booked into the jail for his warrant. No damage or loss to any of the bicycles. 1512- 3047 L14

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Petty Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1512-1922

A victim called to report that their catalytic converter was stolen from their vehicle while parked in the lot on 12/9 between 0530-2200 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Petty Theft 

 Trespassing/Warrant Arrest/Narcotics Arrest

El Cerrito Plaza - 1511-4542

Officers were dispatched a report of a male subject on the trackway. The officers arrived and located the subject in question. A CSO identified the subject as the same person he saw on the track way from the ISRC cameras. A wants check revealed that the suspect had a misdemeanor $10k warrant charging a theft related offense issued from the SFPD. Incident to arrest, the officers located suspected methamphetamines on his person. The suspect is to be booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for trespassing, narcotics possession, and for his warrant.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General Narcotics 

Domestic Violence

El Cerrito Plaza - 1510-6309

A male caller reported that his girlfriend slapped him and took his phone. The caller became uncooperative and refused to answer any further questions. Officers responded and located the male, but he refused to provide more information. The female suspect had left the area and officers were unable to locate her during an area search. The suspect returned about an hour later and officers detained her for investigation. She was ultimately arrested for domestic violence and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Domestic Violence 

 Outside Assist/Warrant Arrest

El Cerrito Plaza - 1510-3798

While on patrol, an officer was flagged down by taxi cab driver who claimed he was battered by another individual on the street. The officer located and detained a subject a few blocks away. A wants check revealed that the subject had a misdemeanor no bail juvenile warrant issued from the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office. The subject was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention facility for his warrant. The taxi cab driver did not wish to place the subject under citizen’s arrest for the battery.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General Outside Assist 

 Attempt Robbery/Arrest (Prohibition Order)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1510-2824

An officer was flagged down by a station agent who reported a “purse snatch” suspect being restrained by a witness to the crime. The officer soon located the male suspect, placed him in handcuffs without incident, and learned the female victim had managed to retain her property (purse) after briefly struggling with the suspect while aboard a Richmond train. An assisting officer located the victim who then positively identified the suspect as the responsible. The suspect, who was uncooperative during an interview attempt, was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the county jail for attempt robbery; a lieutenant approved the arrest. The victim was not injured during the incident. The investigating officer requested train and station video.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Prohibition Order Issued Robbery 

 Attempted Strongarm Robbery Arrest/Prohibition Order Issued

El Cerrito Plaza - 1509-4175

A victim reported that a male attempted to take her cell phone from her hand while they were on platform #2. The victim was able to retain the phone and the suspect swung his jacket at her before exiting the station. The victim followed him and was able to provide a direction of flight. Officers contacted the suspect nearby. The victim identified him as the responsible person. The victim, who injured her hand during the struggle, was treated by medics at the scene. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for attempted robbery.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Prohibition Order Issued Robbery 

Battery on Passenger/Battery on an Officer

El Cerrito Plaza - 1509-0910

A patron reported a female was assaulting another female aboard a Richmond bound train. An officer responded to the station and located the suspect in the station. The female suspect attempted to walk away from the officer and resisted when the officer attempted to place her in handcuffs. The officer deployed OC spray and the female stop resisting and was placed into handcuffs. A sergeant responded for the use of force and to approve the booking. The battery victim declined to press charges. The female was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Assault/Battery 

Off Property Traffic Stop/DUI Arrest

El Cerrito Plaza - 1509-0567

While driving on southbound on San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito, an officer saw a 2007 BMW 328i traveling in the same direction and being driven in an erratic/unsafe manner. The officer performed a traffic enforcement stop of the vehicle and contacted its adult female driver/suspect whom the officer reasonably believed to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. The officer performed field sobriety tests upon the suspect, which she failed, and then placed her under arrest for driving while under the influence of alcohol (DUI). A sergeant approved the arrest, and the suspect was booked into the county jail for DUI.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

 Attempted Strong-Arm Robbery (Prohibition Order Issued)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1508-4172

Officers responded to a report of an attempted robbery that occurred at the station. A victim reported that a male suspect tried to take his backpack and punched him in the face in the process. Officer Wilder checked the platform and saw the suspect on the track way. The officer made contact with the suspect and with the help of a responding unit, took him into custody. An in-field show up was conducted and the victim was able to positively identify the suspect. The suspect admitted to committing the alleged crime and was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for attempted robbery and trespassing. The suspect was additionally issued a Prohibition Order. The victim did not request for medical attention.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Prohibition Order Issued Robbery 

 Bike Theft

El Cerrito Plaza - 1508-2815

A victim reported the theft of their blue Mongoose brand bike, valued at $400.00, while it was cable locked at the station between 900 hours on 8/13/15 and 1700 hours on 8/15/15. An officer responded and completed a report.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Auto Theft

El Cerrito Plaza - 1507-3466

A patron reported that their tan 1988 Toyota 4Runner was stolen from the west lot, between 7/18/15 at 1530 hours to today at 2110 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Auto Theft/Burglary 

Psychiatric Detention

El Cerrito Plaza - 1507-3401

The station agent reported that a male subject was acting erratic at the station by crawling on the ground, harassing a bus driver and tampering with bicycles. A sergeant and an officer contacted the suspect and determined he was in need of a psychiatric detention. The suspect, however, physically resisted their efforts to detain him. The sergeant and the officer then used physical force to control the suspect, and he was then transported by ambulance to the county hospital. A lieutenant responded to perform the use of force investigation. No injuries were sustained by police personnel or the subject.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Psychiatric Evaluation 

 Petty Theft (Bicycle)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1507-1484

A victim reported the theft of their white Diamondback 21-speed bike. The bike was secured to the rack with a cable lock on 7/6 at 0815 hours. When the victim returned the same day at 1815 hours, the bike and lock were gone.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Bicycle Theft (Phone Report)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1507-1220

A victim reported his $300.00 red 2009 Specialized Hardrock Sport bicycle was stolen while it was cable locked at the bike racks between 0745-1845 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Bicycle Theft 

 Bike Theft

El Cerrito Plaza - 1507-0946

A victim reported the theft of their black (unknown name brand) women’s road bike while it was cable locked at the south racks between 0800 hours on 7/4/15 and 0859 hours on 7/6/15. An officer completed a report.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Bicycle Theft (Phone Report)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1506-4694

A victim reported his black and red Mongoose mountain bicycle was stolen while it was cable locked at the bike racks between 1210-2035 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Bicycle Theft