An officer viewed a male suspect in the act of robbing a female victim just outside the station entrance. The suspect knocked the victim to the ground and demanded money. The officer arrested the male without incident. The man refused to identify himself, but was later identified by fingerprints. The man was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for attempted robbery.
The train operator of a Fremont bound train reported that a male suspect had flipped up all the train seats on the train. The suspect was reported in the second car. Officers responded and detained the suspect. The train operator declined to make a citizen's arrest. Record checks showed that the suspect had an outstanding $2,000 no-cite arrest warrant, for trespassing on railroad property, held by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. The man was arrested on his outstanding warrant and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
The station agent reported that a male suspect was making verbal threats to harm her. The suspect was angry that the agent would not stop trains to search for a bag the suspect left on board when he off-boarded. An officer responded and detained the suspect. The agent placed the man under citizen's arrest. The man was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for making criminal threats. The agent was not injured.
A victim reported being battered by a male aboard a Fremont bound train holding on platform #2 of the Richmond Station. The victim reported the male struck them on the back of their head. Officers arrived and detained the male. The victim positively identified the suspect but declined to press charges. Officers determined the male was intoxicated and could not care for himself. The suspect was placed under arrest for public intoxication and was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.
A car cleaning crew reported seeing three white males, all wearing flannel jackets, walking between trains on storage tracks 9 & 10. When the males saw the employees, they fled out through a hold that had been cut in the fence. Responding officers did not locate the suspects in the area. A check of the area revealed no apparent damage to BART trains or property. TSOC notified.
A sergeant responded to a report of two males breaking into vehicles on the 4th level of the parking structure. Upon arrival, the sergeant detained two suspects and an assisting officer arrived a short time later, at which time the suspects were placed in handcuffs. A total of eight (8) vehicles were found burglarized, while an attempt burglary of a ninth vehicle was discovered as well. Through a combination of (2) independent witness statements and evidence items, the suspects were placed under arrest for auto burglary. In addition, one of the suspects was found to be in possession of prescription medication and identification which did not belong to him. The second suspect was found to have two outstanding (stolen property and battery) warrants, totaling $20K in bail amount and held by Richmond Police, for his arrest. The suspects were eventually booked into the county jail for auto burglary. A lieutenant responded to perform a use of force investigation as the sergeant used (handgun display) force when initially detaining the suspects. An evidence technician responded to process the victim vehicles and detectives were notified. 1511-3741 L12/L10
A victim reported the theft of their black unknown name brand men’s hybrid bike, valued at $500.00, while it was cable locked at the station between 0800 and 1845 hours. An officer responded and completed a report.
Dispatch received reports of a subject who was yelling and banging things with an object that may have been a firearm. Officers and a sergeant and Richmond PD officers responded and located the subject in question and took him into custody without incident. The weapon turned out to be what appeared to be a construction tool. One of the victims who had since left the scene, agreed to return to the station to identify the suspect, which she did. No other victims stood by. The victim alleged that the suspect rudely brandished the weapon at the victim, told her to stop looking at him, and made a generalized statement that he would shoot if anyone left the platform. The suspect then reportedly walked over and took a seat on the bench, taking no further action. The suspect was Mirandized and gave a statement. The suspect was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for brandishing a weapon, criminal threats, false imprisonment, and probation violation. The suspect was additionally issued a prohibition order. A lieutenant responded to conduct a use of force investigation. Trains were held out for about 13 minutes as a result of this incident. TSOC was notified.
A female suspect entered the men's restroom and opened the door while she was using the restroom. When a BART supervisor and station agent went over to check on her, she pushed both of them and made threats to harm them. She then went up to the platform, but eventually left the station as officers arrived. She was contacted in the parking lot and identified as the responsible party. She was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for two counts of making criminal threats and two counts of battery on a transit employee.
An unidentified patron reported to the station agent that a male was masturbating on the platform. An officer contacted the male, but did not observe the crime. The victim was unwilling to place the suspect under citizen's arrest. The suspect provided false identifying information and was eventually found to be on probation. He was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the probation violation and for providing false identifying information.
Officers responded to the Richmond Station for a report of a male who was robbed of his bicycle and was beaten when he attempted to defend himself. One of the suspects possessed a pipe and struck the victim, causing injury. The victim sustained head/facial injuries and possibly was missing teeth. Suspects were described as three Black Males and they fled towards 19th Street with the bike. Station video was requested. A suspect was located and detained by Richmond PD. The victim positively identified the male as one of the suspects. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Detectives were notified of the case. The suspect was booked on the listed charges and warrants.
A patron reported by phone that their blue 2002 Ford Explorer was burglarized while parked on the top level of the parking structure, between Friday 10/16/15 at 0740 hours, to today at 1500 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the driver's window to gain entry and stole $4 in cash from the interior.
A victim reported that their black 2011 Audi was burglarized, via driver’s door window smash, while parked on the 6th floor of the parking structure. The victim’s $150.00 Ray Ban brand sunglasses were taken during the burglary. An officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
Officers responded to a report of a female subject who may have been intoxicated or on drugs due to her erratic behavior. The officers arrived, detained the subject and a wants check revealed that the subject had a two felony warrants outstanding for her arrest. The first warrant was a no-bail warrant for parole violation issued from the CDC. The second warrant was issued out of the Madera County Sheriff’s Office and charged a counterfeiting offense. The subject was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for her warrant.
A victim reported that they locked their non-descript mountain bicycle at the station today at 1300hours. The bicycle was secured with a cable lock. The victim returned at 1650 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $200.
A victim reported that they parked and locked their Chrysler Sebring in the parking structure today at 0610 hours. They returned at 1500 hours to find their car burglarized. The investigating officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints with negative results.
Two victims reported a male attempted to rob them inside the Richmond Station. The suspect attempted to take one victim's wallet and the other victim's backpack but was unsuccessful. When the victims attempted to fight back, they were struck by the suspect causing minor injuries. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment. Station video was requested.
An officer responded to the Richmond Station for a subject on the ground at the station. A records/warrant check showed the male had a $50,000 extraditable warrant issued by Los Angeles Sheriff's Department for vandalism. The male was placed under arrest on the warrant and transported to a local hospital for medical clearance before booking at the Martinez Detention Facility.
A male suspect detained for trespassing by officers was found to have an outstanding $25K felony sex crime warrant, held by the Contra Costa County Sherriff’s Office, for his arrest. The officers placed the suspect under arrest for the warrant without incident. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for the warrant only. A sergeant approved the arrest.
A train operator reported seeing a male climb the fence to enter the trackway. Trains were held out of the area briefly. A train operator convinced the male to board a train and officers were able to contact him at the station. It was determined that he was trying to fare evade into the system and that he had a no bail parole violation warrant. No one was willing to place him under citizen's arrest for interfering, so he was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant. TSOC was notified of the case.
Officers responded to a report of a robbery that occurred involving two victims. It was reported that a Black male subject, 6’00”, 240 lbs, 40’s, with a full beard, wearing a yellow/blue cap threatened both victims with a knife and then eventually took one of the victim’s his cell phone, cash, and BART tickets. The second victim stated he battered the suspect, upon which the suspect fled. When officers arrived, the victims had apparently left the station but later re-contacted an officer at the El Cerrito Del Norte Station to file the report.
A station agent reported a female possibly in need of psychiatric attention. The female had thrown rocks at the agent's booth (no damage) and kicked a brochure rack (also not damaged). Officers contacted the female and discovered that she had a $10,000 warrant for possession of narcotics. The female was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.