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.
A victim reported that their grey 1991 Toyota Camry was burglarized while it was parked in the second level of the parking structure, stall 2090, between 1200 and 2252 hours. The investigating officer determined the unknown suspect(s) entered the vehicle by apparently using a shaved key, and a pair of Rayban brand sunglasses, valued at $50.00, and $13.00 in cash was taken from the vehicle. The officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
The station agent reported a male tampering with a bicycle at the bike racks. Officers arrived and contacted the male. They discovered that the male had a $20,000 warrant for theft. The officers were unable to confirm a theft or attempted theft, but notes were left on a few bikes for owners to contact us upon their return. In the meantime, the male was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
A victim reported to an officer that while asleep aboard a Richmond train, between the Bay Fair and Oakland Coliseum station, his black $500.00 Apple iPad was taken by an unknown suspect as it rested on his lap. The officer searched for a potential suspect and witnesses to the theft, but found none; and the iPad did not have tracking software installed. The officer requested station/train video.
Officers and a sergeant responded to a report of a fire just outside of the yard, in a known homeless encampment area. The Fire department responded and had to cut a portion of the BART fence to reach the fire. Medical was summoned for a subject who was asleep in the area and affected by the smoke. Amtrak was advised as the fire was affecting their track way. It is unknown how the fire started but there appears to be no evidence of foul play. Information regarding the incident will be forwarded to Richmond PD and Amtrak.
A patron became upset over a fare dispute and began threatening the station agent and banging and challenged her to a fight. The patron was detained, positively identified by the station agent, and placed under citizen’s arrest for challenging the agent to a fight. The suspect was arrested for disturbing the peace and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
An officer responded to a report of a subject who was refusing to off-board an out of service train. The officer contacted the suspect and arrested him for trespassing because he refused to leave the station despite numerous requests. The suspect was transported to the El Cerrito Del Norte Police Facility for processing, and while there, began to kick the cell door numerous times. The officers and a sergeant removed the suspect from the cell and placed him in the Wrap. The suspect was then transported to the Martinez Detention Facility for trespassing. A lieutenant responded to conduct a use of force investigation.
A female subject detained by an officer for reportedly trespassing on the track way was found to have an outstanding $10K misdemeanor assault warrant, held by the San Francisco Sheriff’s Office, for her arrest; she was also listed as a “missing person.” The officer placed the subject under arrest for the warrant and cleared her from the missing persons system. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest. The subject was then booked into the county jail for the warrant only as no complainants stepped forward wishing to seek a trespassing complaint against her.
Officers responded to the station in order to perform a welfare check upon an adult male who, according to the station agent, appeared to be under the influence of a narcotic and in the company of a small child. On the officers’ arrival, the subject was observed passed out and the child (later identified as the subject’s two year old son) resting on top of him. The officers managed to awaken the subject and determined he was too intoxicated to care for himself, or the safety of his son, due to his level of inebriation. The subject then provided false identification, but the officers were able to positively identify him and discovered he was on searchable probation for a DUI-related conviction. A subsequent search of the subject also revealed he was in possession of Marijuana for sales. The subject was then placed under arrest for public intoxication, child endangerment, falsely identifying himself to police, possession of Marijuana for sale, and probation violation. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest. The child’s adult aunt arrived at the station and took custody of the child. The subject was then issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail.
An officer was dispatched to a report of a male harassing patrons. The officer located the male and determined that he was too intoxicated to care for himself. He is also on probation with a condition of probation to stay away from all BART stations. No one wished to make a complaint about the original disturbance, so the male was booked into the Martinez Detention facility for public intoxication and the probation violation.
A male suspect was reported to be creating a disturbance inside the station. The male told an employee that he had a gun. Officers responded and detained the male near the street elevator. No weapon was located and no complainant came forward for any charges, but officers determined the man was in need of emergency psychiatric evaluation. He was transported to County Hospital for treatment. There was no impact on train service.
Officers responded to a report of a male hitting a female at the station. Both parties were detained, and an independent witness placed the male under citizen’s arrest for battering the female. It was determined the parties were in a dating relationship, and the male was placed under arrest for domestic battery. A search of the male incident to arrest resulted in the recovery of brass knuckles, for which he was also booked. The weapon was not used and there were no injuries. The suspect was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
Officers consensually contacted an adult male who was eventually found to be on active parole for auto theft. Pursuant to the terms of his parole, officers attempted to search the subject but he physically resisted their efforts. The officers then used physical force to overcome the subject’s resistance and placed him under arrest for resisting/obstructing. A search of the subject revealed he was in possession of suspected methamphetamine and narcotics paraphernalia. In addition, a wants/warrants check of the subject revealed an outstanding “no bail” parole violation warrant for his arrest. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest, debrief the subject and perform the use of force investigation. The subject was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the county jail for the listed crimes. No injuries were sustained by the officers or the subject during the incident.
The station agent called to report a male cutting a bike lock at the bike racks. The male suspect was able to take the bike and fled out of the station. Responding officers located him hiding in an alcove nearby, with the bike, some of his clothing and wire cutters hidden in a bush nearby. The male was also found to have a $12,500 warrant for theft and a $5,000 warrant for being under the influence of narcotics. He was taken into custody for the warrants and the listed charges (based on a citizen's arrest by the station agent). Detectives were notified and responded to interview him before he was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.
A record check on a person detained for fare evasion revealed an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant out of Alameda County for burglary. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and placed under arrest for the warrant.
Officers responded to the Richmond Station for a report of a disturbance. Officers detained and placed a female under arrest for domestic Battery. The female was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility and was issued a prohibition order.
An officer requested an emergency power down for a person on the trackway at the Richmond Station. BART Police, Richmond fire and emergency medical units responded as well. The person was declared deceased and BART Detectives and ID Techs responded to investigate. Coroners arrived on scene and took custody of the deceased. Service was restored at hours.
Officers responded to a report of a subject who was intoxicated. The officers arrived, located the subject, and determined he was intoxicated. Incident to arrest, the officers found identification not belonging to the subject in question. The subject was arrested and booked into the Martinez Jail for public intoxication and misappropriation of lost property.
A BART employee was assaulted by a male suspect over fare evasion at the Richmond Station. The suspect spat in the agents face. Officers responded and checked the area for the suspect but with negative results. Medical responded to treat the station agent. Notifications made.