Officers responded to the Richmond Station regarding a subject trying to get into the fenced construction area. An officer located Victor Araujo (32 years old, Oakland) who matched the description given. Araujo was detained and a records check revealed Araujo had a no-bail felony warrant. Araujo ran from the officers, a brief foot pursuit ensued and officers were able to apprehend Araujo. Araujo was arrested on the warrant and resisting arrest.
Yaiszu Morikawa (49 years old, Sacramento) attempted to strike a patron. Officers contacted him and he was arrested for violation of a court order which prohibits his presence on BART property. The victim declined to press charges. Morikawa was transported to the Martinez Detention Facility.
Officers received a report of a man armed with a firearm leaving the BART station. The suspect had reportedly been involved in an altercation. Officers searched the surrounding area and located a suspect matching the description. Officers contacted the suspect, and the contact resulted in an officer involved shooting. A firearm was recovered from the suspect.The incident is being investigated by the Richmond Police Department and the Contra Costa County District Attorneys Office, per standard protocol.
A man had taken another man’s iPhone while on the train. When the victim demanded his phone, the suspect threatened the victim with bodily harm and smashed the phone. The suspect later resisted officers while being taken into custody. The officers received minor injuries but needed no medical treatment. The suspect was placed under arrest for robbery, resisting arrest, and providing false identification to the officers.
An officer contacted an adult male (Lawrence Harvey, 47 years, Richmond) for fare evasion and discovered that he had a valid prohibition order to stay away from all BART property. He was cited for fare evasion and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for violating the order.
Witnesses reported that a male was in a physical altercation with a female inside the station. Officers responded and detained the male (Deangelo GARRETT, 21, Richmond) for domestic violence. The victim was not injured. Garrett was arrested for domestic violence. He was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
Officers saw a male (Elisha KING, 24, Rodeo) in the station bus zone, suspected of setting an arson fire in a vehicle in the Richmond parking structure earlier today. King was arrested for arson and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
Richmond Fire Department reported a vehicle on fire on the first floor of the parking structure. Officers responded and located a silver 2014 Toyota 4 Runner on fire. RFD determined that the fire had been deliberately set. CCTV captured the suspect setting the fire and officers recognized him as a chronic offender in the area. The investigation is ongoing and officers will attempt to locate the suspect.
Sergeant Henderson and Officers Soto and Cheval conducted a Focused Enforcement Operation at the Richmond Station. Fourteen (14) violators were contacted, nine (9) were issued citations, two (2) field interviews were completed, and three (3) juvenile admonishments were given. There were no arrests. L12
A victim reported a burglary of their 2015 Toyota Corolla while it was parked in the parking structure at the Richmond Station. The burglary occurred between 0830 hours on 9/23/17 and 2210 hours on 9/25/17. Entry was made via a broken right side rear wing window. There was no loss.
A victim reported a burglary of their 2012 Toyota Camry while it was parked in stall 2031 in the garage at the Richmond Station. The burglary occurred between 1600 hours on 9/10/17 and 0138 hours on 9/11/17. Entry was made via passenger side rear wing window smash. There was no loss.
An officer on patrol located two vehicles, each with a broken window, parked in the Richmond Station parking garage. An unknown suspect had broken the left rear window on each vehicle and ransacked the interior. Loss is unknown at this time and notes were left for the owners to contact BART Police when they return.
A victim reported that their 2008 Toyota Tacoma was stolen while it was parked on the 4th floor (unknown stall), in the parking garage, at the Richmond Station. The theft occurred on 8/30/17 between 0730 hours and 2010 hours.
An employee reported seeing two suspects vandalizing train cars with graffiti at the Richmond Yard. The suspects (Black males, tall, dark hoodies) fled the scene on foot. It was determined that two train cars were tagged with graffiti.
A victim reported that their vehicle was burglarized while parked at the station between 1500 hours on 8/24 and 0940 hours on 8/28. A window was smashed to gain entry and the interior was ransacked, but nothing was taken.
A victim reported that their 2008 Toyota Tacoma was burglarized while it was parked in stall 4015, in the parking garage, at the Richmond Station. The burglary occurred on 8/28/17 between 0745 hours and 1840 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the rear sliding window to gain entry. The loss was a social security card, a diamond ring and a laptop.
Victim reported the theft of their vehicle, a 1996 Toyota Camry, while it was parked in stall #2012 in the parking structure at the Richmond BART station. The vehicle theft occurred between 2100 hours on 8/25/2017 and 0330 hours on 8/26/2017. 1708-2162 L15.
Officers on a directed fare evasion enforcement at the Richmond Station observed a male (Francisco Hernandez, 39 years, San Francisco) attempt to fare evade through the fare gates following behind a patron but the gates before he could exit. Hernandez forced the gates open and was stopped. A records check revealed Hernandez had two arrest warrants totaling 50K. Hernandez was placed under arrest for the warrants. Hernandez was searched prior to booking and it was discovered Hernandez was in possession of narcotics. Hernandez was cited for fare evasion and was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility on the warrants/narcotics violation.
Four female victims were on the platform at the Richmond Station when they were approached by a male suspect who made sexual advances towards them. The victims refused his advances and the suspect brandished a knife and made threats to harm them. The suspect was located and identified at the Embarcadero Station. The suspect was arrested for brandishing a weapon and making criminal threats. There were no injuries.
A victim reported their 1992 Chevy Impala was burglarized while parked at the Richmond Station, between 1830 hours on 8/17/17 and 0050 hours on 8/18/17. Loss was a tan suitcase containing misc. paperwork and misc. CD's worth $100.