1,518 total incidents logged at Powell St.

 Possession of Narcotics

Powell St. - 1105-0573

A warrant check on a subject detained for fare evasion revealed an outstanding felony warrant for the subject's arrest. Incident to arrest, officers recovered cocaine and marijuana from the subject's possession. The subject was arrested and booked at the San Francisco Jail for possession of narcotics.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Narcotics 

 Warrant Arrest / Drug Possession

Powell St. - 1105-0326

Officers on patrol contacted a male subject at the station whom they recognized from a previous contact who had an outstanding arrest warrant. The warrant was confirmed and the subject was arrested. Incident to arrest, the subject was searched and a marijuana cigarette was found. The subject was booked at SF City jail on the warrant and issued a citation for the marijuana violation.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General Narcotics 

 Robbery

Powell St. -

A Sergeant was flagged down by a patron who stated that a subject, by way of fear, took a $1 bill from her at the BART ticket machines. The victim spotted the suspect as she was providing her statement. The suspect was arrested and booked. The victim subsequently refused to provide a written/recorded statement or pursue charges. 1104-4322 L15.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Robbery 

 Violation of Court Order

Powell St. - 1104-3957

Officers contacted a known, male subject in the station who they suspected had a court order to stay-away from BART, which he did. The suspect was arrested for violation of the court order and booked into SF City jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

 Violation of a Court Order

Powell St. - 1104-3615

An officer patrolling the station recognized an adult male in the station, known to have a valid stay away order which restricts him from BART property. A records check revealed that the order is still valid. The male was booked at the San Francisco County Jail for violation of the court order.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

 Warrant Arrest

Powell St. - 1104-3598

An adult male was contacted for fare evasion and found to have a $20,000 warrant for theft. The male was debriefed by a sergeant regarding criminal activity on BART and then booked at the San Francisco County Jail for the warrant.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

Psychiatric Evaluation

Powell St. - 1104-3325

A female patron contacted the station agent stating she was feeling suicidal. Officers responded and subsequently placed a psychiatric hold on the female. The female was listed as a “missing person” at risk out of UCSF Medical Center. The female was located and transported to SF General for psychiatric evaluation.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Psychiatric Evaluation 

 Robbery/Battery on a Transit Passenger

Powell St. - 1104-3099

A patron had her I phone forcibly snatched from her hand as she walked in the station. Other patrons intervened and detained the two suspects until the arrival of the Officers. A patron was battered by one of the suspects as she tried to intervene. The on-call detective was called out to interview the suspects. Both suspects were booked at San Francisco Juvenile Hall.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Robbery Assault/Battery 

Panhandling/Threatening a Station Agent

Powell St. - 1104-3007

An adult male panhandler was asked to leave the station by the station agent. The suspect then threatened harm to the agent. Officers arrived and contacted both the suspect and the agent. The suspect, who was also in possession of drug paraphernalia and credit cards that did not belong to him, was booked at the San Francisco County Jail for making threats, being in possession of drug paraphernalia and misappropriation of lost property. The investigation regarding the credit cards is on-going.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Quality of Life Crimes Against BART Employees 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Powell St. - 1104-1589

A sergeant detained a male suspect for fare evasion. Record checks showed the man had an outstanding, no-bail arrest warrant issued by the Department of Corrections. The male was arrested and booked at San Francisco County Jail for the warrant.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General Quality of Life 

 Warrant Arrest

Powell St. - 1103-4031

An officer arrested a 43-year-old man whom he knew to have a Calif. Dept. of Corrections parole-revocation warrant. The suspect was booked into the San Francisco Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Warrant Arrest

Powell St. - 1103-3451

BART Police Officers contacted a female suspect for fare evasion. The suspect had an outstanding misdemeanor burglary warrant, for five thousand dollars, out of SFPD. The suspect was booked at the San Francisco County Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General Quality of Life 

 Attempted Burglary

Powell St. - 1103-2365

BART Police Officers responded to the report of a suspect threatening a system service worker and attempting to pry his way into the Yerba Buena Corridor on the 4th Street end of the station. Officers detained a suspect that they had contacted early in the shift (BPD # 1103-2337). At that time they found the suspect locked inside of the corridor. The suspect claimed he thought it was a bathroom and before he could get out someone locked him inside. The officers didn't find anything out of place at that time, and with a battery call in progress, the suspect was identified and released. The suspect admitted to attempting to pry his way back into the corridor to obtain a box that belonged to him. The suspect was in possession of pry tools and was taken into custody for attempted burglary. Officers located a box on the inside of the corridor, that the suspect claimed was his. Inside of the box was a laptop computer and miscellaneous items that the officers later determined belonged to a BART employee. The suspect was also in possession of a red back pack that was searched incident to arrest. An Apple IPad and miscellaneous items were located. The officers were able to locate the owner who stated that his backpack had been stolen earlier in the evening from the Four Seasons Hotel. The officers responded to the hotel where the victim identified his property and the officers obtained a video that showed the suspect committing the theft. The suspect was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine. The "on call" detective was notified and responded to the station to interview the suspect. The suspect was booked at San Francisco County Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Auto Theft/Burglary Narcotics 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Powell St. - 1103-1662

A male suspect detained for fare evasion was found to have an outstanding $10,000 arrest warrant issued by Los Angeles County for driving under the influence. The male was arrested and booked for his warrant at San Francisco County Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General 

Smoke Investigation

Powell St. - 1103-1289

The station was evacuated and closed for fifteen minutes while officers investigated smoke in the station. The source of the smoke was determined to be a small fire which a welding crew started and quickly extinguished. Trains ran through the station during the closure and no injuries were reported. The San Francisco Fire Department responded and determined that it was safe to resume normal service.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

Lewd Conduct/Attempted Sexual Battery

Powell St. - 1103-1152

An adult female reported that she was propositioned for sex by two adult male suspects who then attempted to sexually batter her as she was entering the station. Officers responded and made contact with the two suspects. The victim positively identified them as the responsible persons and placed them under citizen's arrest for lewd conduct in a public place and attempted sexual battery. Both suspects were interviewed and subsequently booked at the San Francisco County Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Sex Crime 

 Warrant Arrest/Battery on Officer

Powell St. - 1102-2458

Officers saw a male suspect in the station who they believed had an outstanding warrant. Officers confirmed that the male had an outstanding $15,000 felony drug warrant issued by San Francisco County. The male was arrested for the warrant and transported to jail. At the jail, the male spat on one of the officers and resisted being booked. The male was eventually booked for his warrant, battery on an officer and resisting arrest. There were no injuries.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General Resisting Arrest Assault/Battery 

Suspicious Circumstance

Powell St. - 1102-1588

An unknown suspect released a gas or liquid irritant near the primary MUNI fare gates. About 50 people reported coughing, throat irritation and trouble breathing. The investigation conducted by San Francisco PD and Fire Department revealed the irritant was likely pepper spray. Four people (including two MUNI station agents) were transported to the hospital as a precaution. No BART patrons reported feeling the effects of the substance. The MUNI and BART platforms, as well as the station concourse were checked for suspicious items, with negative results. TSOC was notified of the incident.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Outside Assist Homeland Security Hazardous Material 

 Violation of Court Order

Powell St. - 1102-1360

A 24-year-old man was loitering near the ticket machines. Officers recognized him as being subject to a court order requiring him to stay away from all BART stations. The suspect was arrested for violation of a court order and booked into the San Francisco Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

Trespass/Possess Stolen Property

Powell St. - 1102-1051

A male suspect was observed by a BART train operator on the catwalk inside the bore leading to the Trans Bay Tube at Embarcadero Station. The male boarded a southbound train, which was intercepted at Powell Street Station. The male was detained by an officer for trespassing on railroad property. The male claimed he entered the bore in order to urinate. The officer learned that the male was on probation and had an active search clause. The officer enforced the search clause and located a laptop computer, checks and other identification that did not appear to belong to the suspect. After further investigation, the officer discovered that the property was taken during a theft in Palo Alto. The computer was listed as stolen property and the officer was able to locate and contact the actual owner of the property. The witnessing train operator responded to Powell Street Station and positively identified the suspect as the person she had seen in the bore, but refused to make a citizen's arrest of the male for the trespassing violation. The male was arrested and booked at San Francisco County Jail for probation violation and possession of stolen property. The zone sergeant debriefed the suspect about his knowledge of criminal acitivity at BART prior to the suspect being transported to the jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Powell St. - 1102-1019

A male suspect detained for fare evasion was found to have a no-bail parole violation warrant issued by the Department of Corrections. A search incident to arrest revealed a suspected crack pipe. The suspect was booked at San Francisco County Jail for his warrant and possession of narcotics paraphernalia.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General Narcotics 

 Warrant Arrest

Powell St. - 1102-0481

A 22-year-old man was detained for stealing a 60-year-old man's BART ticket. The suspect was then arrested on a California Youth Authority warrant. He was treated at a hospital for a 2-month-old gunshot wound before being booked into the San Francisco Jail. The suspect was interviewed by BART police detectives regarding felonies that occurred in Oakland and San Francisco.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest 

 Brandishing Weapon

Powell St. -

A verbal argument between two adult males in the free area resulted in one of the men pulling up his shirt and brandishing a handgun. The male in possession of the gun proceeded to the platform where he was arrested by officers. The suspect, who was positively identified by the victim, was booked at the San Francisco Jail for brandishing a weapon. 1102-0329 L12.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Weapon Weapon Involved Train Delay 

 Violation of a Court Order

Powell St. - 1102-0218

The station agent called to report an adult male selling BART tickets at the station. Officers responded and made contact with the male. The male had a valid court order to stay away from all BART stations. The male was booked at San Francisco Jail for violation of the order.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General 

 Fare Evasion/Warrant Arrest

Powell St. - 1101-3271

A male suspect contacted for fare evasion was found to have a no-bail arrest warrant for a narcotics violation, issued by El Dorado County. The suspect was arrested and booked at San Francisco County Jail.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General