A train operator reported a person under the Richmond bound train. Medical responded and declared the person deceased. Investigators and ID technicians responded to conduct the investigation and process the scene. The coroner responded, began their investigation and removed the person from the trackway. The station was closed during the investigation, but trains were able to single track through the station on the other trackway. Service was restored at 1235 hours.
An anonymous patron reported seeing a subject place a gun inside his backpack and enter the station. Officers responded and entry into the station was temporarily suspended and trains were held out. The officers searched the platform level of the station and detained a subject who matched the description (Holmes, Aubrey, 4/30/78). The subject was taken into custody without incident and found to have a toy gun laying nearby on the platform. The subject was released after it was determined he committed no crime.
Officers responded to the station regarding the report by BART Central of a subject under a train on the San Francisco/Fremont track way. Power to both of the station’s track ways was shut down, and firefighters and paramedics responded as well. Eventually, the subject was located – apparently asleep – under the train. He finally awoke and made his way onto the platform; he was not injured. Shortly thereafter, the subject was transported to the county hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. As a result of the incident, train service into the station was interrupted for approximately 20 minutes. TSOC notified.
A victim reported the theft of his blue/silver Schwinn 21-speed bike from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a cable lock on 12/20 at 1400 hours. When the victim returned at 1800 hours, the bike and lock were gone.
A victim reported the theft of their $1500 (orange and white) Rock Hopper men’s mountain bike while it was cable locked at the station, between 1500-1645 hours. The investigating officer completed a report.
A victim reported the theft of his silver/black Motiv Smoothie 21 speed comfort bike (no serial numbers). The victim parked his bike at the north bike racks and secured the bike to the racks using a cable lock at 0810 hours. The loss was discovered at 1715 hours. Loss was estimated at $150.00. An officer completed a bicycle theft report.
A victim was holding a phone in her hand and was standing at the bus stop on the east side of the station. A male suspect rode up on a black mountain bike, grabbed the victim's phone and rode off with the victim's phone. Loss was a white iPhone 4s (no serial number) and tracking software was not installed. The suspect was described as a Black male, 19-20 years old, goatee, green hoodie and jeans. The victim was not injured in this incident. An officer responded to search the area and completed a theft report. Station video was requested.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a blue Fuji 18 speed bicycle) to the bike racks on 8/27/14, at 0630 hours. The bicycle was secured with both a cable lock and kryptonite lock. The victim returned at 2130 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $500.
A patron reported that he set his bicycle (GMC men’s 18 speed bicycle) down to talk to the station agent. The patron then discovered that his bicycle was then gone. The victim called back later from the Macarthur Station and reported that he saw a subject (Black male, 20-25 years old, black shirt, black pants, black shoes) with his bicycle and requested it back. The subject gave the victim his bicycle without incident. Officers searched the area for the subject with negative results.
A victim reported the theft of their burgundy 1999 Subaru Legacy while it was parked in the northeast parking lot, stall #543, between 1020-1739 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
Two males were arguing on the platform over the elevator. The suspect struck the victim. The victim defended himself and ran downstairs to contact the station agent. The suspect fled from the station. Officers searched the surrounding area and located the suspect in the shopping center, across from the station. An in-field show-up was conducted and the victim positively identified the suspect. A sergeant approved the arrest. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
A victim reported the theft of his silver 1998 Nissan Sentra (4BOS540)from the El Cerrito Plaza Station. The victim parked in stall #75 at 0611 hours and returned at 1600 hours to discover his car was missing. An officer completed an auto theft report.
A victim reported the theft of his grey Fuji men’s mountain bicycle - 21-speed - while it was U-locked at the station between 1900 hours on 7/20/14 and 1720 hours on 7/21/14. The victim valued the bicycle at $300.