An adult female reported from an address in Richmond that she was robbed and pistol whipped at the station earlier in the evening at 2040 hours. The victim said she did not report the incident immediately because she planned on dealing with it herself. She was still bleeding from the face later so she decided to get medically treated and called the police. She explained to responding officers that she was approached by a suspect known to her by a nickname and the subject told her “Break Yourself!” She briefly walked away from the suspect but he followed and started beating her in the face with a firearm. Two additional suspects rifled through her pockets and took her suitcase. The victim said she pulled out a knife and cut one of the suspects but was unsure which one. The suspects then ran away. The victim was transported to the hospital to be treated for her injuries which initially appeared to be to bruised eyes, a broken nose, and was still bleeding from her lip/teeth area. Suspect #1 was described as a black male, 5’8” beige and brown suede coat and beige pants. The other two suspects were black males with no further description. Officers, sergeants, and detectives went to the crime scene and were unable to locate any evidence of the attack.
The station agent reported that a man told her that he had been stabbed in the shoulder by his ex-girlfriend. A sergeant and officers responded. An unsuccessful search for the suspect was conducted. It was determined that the crime occurred on a pathway adjacent to the station, in Richmond PD's jurisdiction. Richmond PD was advised. The victim was transported to John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek. His injury does not appear to be life threatening.
A man reported that he had been robbed of his hat in the Barrett St. parking lot. The victim said that he was approached by two male suspects who asked him if he wanted to buy “weed.” One suspect then displayed a chrome-revolver pistol. The victim was hit on the head with the gun. The victim wrestled the gun away from the suspect and flung it over his shoulder. The suspects fled eastbound on foot on Nevin Ave. Richmond and El Cerrito police detained possible suspects, but the victim did not identify them as the responsibles. The victim received seven staples in his scalp to close a laceration. A K-9 and a metal detector were used in a search for the pistol. An officer located a cylinder that may be part of the pistol used by the robber. It is being processed as evidence. (suspects’ descriptions: #1 B-M, 16-18, 5-5, 140, black beanie, black-hooded sweatshirt/jacket, chrome pistol; #2 B-M, 18-22, 6-3, 180, brown-or-orange hooded sweatshirt/jacket, blue jeans)
A BART employee (train car cleaner) reported seeing a male suspect on the trackway between the station and the train yard. The suspect climbed up to the station train platform and told the BART employee his was just retrieving a metal pipe from the trackway and that he was a BART employee too. An officer responded to the station and contacted the suspect, who was determined to not be a BART employee. After speaking with the suspect, the officer determined the suspect was a danger to himself and/or others, and detained for psychiatric evaluation. The detainee was transported to County Hospital in Martinez by responding medical personnel. 1112-1331 L10.
An officer contacted a male suspect for aggressive panhandling at the station. Upon a records check, the suspect had a felony arrest warrant for probation violation out of CCCSO. The suspect was arrested and booked on the warrant.
The station agent called to report an adult male who had fare evaded to enter the station. An officer responded and made contact with the male. A warrant check revealed a $200,000 warrant for robbery for his arrest. The male was cited for the fare evasion charge, debriefed by the sergeant regarding his knowledge of BART related crimes and then booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
A warrant check on a female detained for fare evasion by an officer revealed a no-bail arrest warrant out of Antioch for burglary and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and placed under arrest on the warrant. 1111-0774 L12.
A man reported that he had been robbed, in the bus zone, by a teenage male who had a gun in his waistband. The loss was a black tote bag. The suspect, who was in the company of three other teenage males, fled towards 16th St. and MacDonald Ave. (suspect description: B-M, 14-15 years old, 5-6 to 5-7, blue-hooded sweatshirt; the suspect was accompanied by a B-M, 14-15 years old, with a red and blue baseball cap, unknown-colored zippered, hooded sweatshirt, on a bicycle; and two other B-M teenagers for whom no further description was provided)
Officers responded to the station to look for a man who had earlier been holding a knife while aboard a train. The officers had a consensual contact with a man aboard a train who partially fit the provided description. The man consented to a search of his person and no knife was located. There was a 12-minute train delay.
An officer contacted an adult male at the station for drinking in public and discovered that he had a no bail warrant for driving while intoxicated and another warrant for driving on a suspended license. The male was cited for drinking in public and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrants.
A female patron on the platform had her Droid 2 cell phone pulled out of her hand by a male suspect, who escaped southbound down the trackway. The victim sustained scratches on her hand and broken fingernails while trying to retain possession of her phone. The suspect (B-M, 5-8, 180 lbs., approx. 22 years old, dark complexion, fade haircut, black hooded jacket, blue jeans) could not be located. Trains operated in road-manual mode in the area, and track inspections were conducted with negative results.
A sergeant on patrol responded to the station bus zone on the report of a male suspect yelling, screaming and being boisterous for a half an hour. The sergeant contacted the suspect and determined he was intoxicated in public. The suspect was arrested and booked for public intoxication at the Martinez Detention Facility.
Central report a female entered the trackway from the station platform and started walking on the southbound tracks (R2) toward the El Cerrito Del Norte station. A train operator on the opposite, northbound trackway stop and tried to assist the female. The train operator noted the female appeared confused and refused to board the train. Officers arrived at the station and entered the right of way, eventually making contact with the female. The female was relocated back to a station platform for safety reasons. The officers noted the female appeared disoriented and confused, and unable to care for her own safety; and was subsequently detained for a psychiatric evaluation.
A man reported to a train operator that he wanted to kill someone today and produced a large fixed-blade knife while on the train. The man then sat on the lead car and places the knife on the seat next to him. Officers and a sergeant contacted the subject and escorted him from the train. He was cooperative and stated he was hearing voices which were telling him to hurt someone, and that he had not taken his medication today. He was admitted for a 72 hour Psychiatric Evaluation.
An officer made contact with an adult male for fare evasion after he "piggybacked" through the fare gates. The male became irate and began yelling at the officer and refused to comply with commands. After being detained in handcuffs, the male eventually gave the officer false identifying information. After conducting an investigation, the officer was able to confirm the suspect's true identity. The male was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for delaying an officer and providing false identifying information and cited for the fare evasion.
An officer contacted a subject for Fare Evasion at the station. The subject lied about his name and delayed the officer for 20 minutes while trying to conceal his name. The subject then refused to give his name and cooperate. The subject was arrested and only then revealed his true name. The suspect was cited for Fare Evasion, and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for Resisting/Delaying officer and Providing False Name to Police.
8/10/11 - 0107 Hours A subject fare evaded through the emergency gate and was contacted and detained by a BART Police Officer. A warrant check on the subject revealed and outstanding warrant out of San Francisco County for Trespassing ($20,000.00). The warrant was confirmed and the subject was cited for fare evasion. The subject was transported and booked at Martinez Detention Facility on the warrant.
An officer contacted a male suspect for aggressive panhandling in the station. Upon a records check, the suspect was on probation with a condition to stay away from BART, unless ticketed and on lawful business. It was determined the suspect was not ticketed and not on lawful business, and he was arrested and booked on the above probation violation.
A patron was walking up the stairs on the MacDonald side of the station with her IPAD computer. A suspect (Black male juvenile, slender build, 5’6”, black puffy nylon jacket, and white shirt) approached her and grabbed onto her computer. A struggle ensued and the suspect forcefully took control of the computer and fled the station. However, the suspect’s backpack was left at the scene. A Sergeant and an Officer conducted an area check and detained two subjects (who matched the description). An in-field line-up was conducted with negative results. The victim was not injured.
A female suspect made verbal threats to the station agent and chased the agent into the station booth before leaving the station. A responding officer contacted the suspect at 23rd and MacDonald Streets. A second officer contacted with the station agent. It was determined the suspect was in need of psychiatric evaluation, and she was subsequently detained for such and transported to Martinez County Hospital by responding medical personnel.
The station agent reported a male and female were having a loud argument at the station. BART Police arrived and contacted the female who said she was just arguing with the subject. Officers contacted the male and determined that he had an $80,000.00 warrant out of Albany P.D. for second degree burglary. He was on parole for burglary and probation for auto theft, petty theft with a prior, burglary and possession of stolen property. The suspect was arrested for the warrant and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. Prior to being booked he was questioned by a BART Sergeant regarding any criminal activity at BART.
A BART officer contacted and detained a subject who exited the station through the emergency gate. A warrant check revealed the subject had an outstanding misdemeanor non citable warrant out of San Mateo County for $5,000.00 dollars. The officer debriefed the subject concerning criminal activity on District property with negative results. The subject was transported and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a female suspect who threatened use a “knife” on an employee who works the end of the line train cleaning. No weapon was displayed or seen. The suspect was sitting on a train when contacted by officers. After further investigation, it was determine the suspect was in need of psychiatric evaluation, and was detained for such. No weapon was found. The detainee was transported to Martinez County Hospital for psychiatric evaluation.
An Officer was conducting a security check at the station when his attention was drawn to a subject who appeared to be arguing with a female. They were in the paid area in front of the agent’s booth. The female subject advised the Officer the male subject was going to fare evade (to San Francisco). The male subject then approached the Officer and asked for a free ride to San Francisco. The subject exhibited signs of intoxication and was placed under arrest. It was also determined that he had an outstanding warrant ($1,000) Santa Clara SO for public intoxication. The suspect was booked into the Martinez Detention facility for public intoxication and the warrant.
An Officer was providing a courtesy transport for one adult and two stranded female juveniles from Richmond Station to an address in Berkeley. A routine warrant check on one of the juveniles revealed a misdemeanor no bail warrant for a failure to appear for unknown crimes. The juvenile with the warrant was booked at the Contra Costa Juvenile Hall and the other two were dropped off at the Berkeley residence.