232 total incidents logged at El Cerrito Plaza

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1605-1494

The victim called to report the theft of the catalytic converter from her 2010 Volkswagen Jetta, which was parked in the NE lot between the hours of 0700-2300, on 5/20/16.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Theft (2-Catalytic Converters)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1605-1079

Two victims reported the theft(s) of their vehicles’ catalytic converters. The thefts occurred between 0730 and 1800 hours while the vehicles were parked at the station. An officer responded and completed a report. The vehicles are described as follows: • Blue 2002 Honda Element • White 2003 Honda Accord

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Warrant Arrest

El Cerrito Plaza - 1605-0938

A suspect called to report that he was having medical issues due to ingesting illegal narcotics. Officers responded and determined that the suspect was wanted for a no bail warrant out of San Francisco for failing to register as a sex crimes registrant. The suspect was arrested and booked for the warrant.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Bike Theft

El Cerrito Plaza - 1605-0094

A victim reported their folding bike (unknown brand/model) was stolen from the El Cerrito Station, value $400.00. The bike was secured to the bike rack with a cable lock.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1604-1709

A victim reported the theft of their catalytic converter from their 2002 Honda Accord. The converter was taken between 0745-1730 hours on 4/28.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Bike Theft

El Cerrito Plaza - 1604-1680

A victim reported the theft of their gold TREK mountain bike from the El Cerrito Del Norte Station, between 1630-1830 hours.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Bicycle Theft 

 GRAND THEFT (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1604-0280

A victim reported the theft of their gray 2008 Honda Element’s catalytic converter while the vehicle was parked in stall 667 between 1030 and 1930 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 Grand Theft (Catalytic Converter)

El Cerrito Plaza - 1603-0509

The victim called to report the theft of her vehicle's catalytic converter from her 2005 Honda Element SUV. The victim stated she parked her vehicle in Lot A on 3/19/16 between the hours of 1430-0000.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Grand Theft/Pickpocket 

 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