A Community Service Officer observed four juvenile suspects casing and then break into a vehicle at the Richmond Station. The suspects stole property from the vehicle and were then arrested by arriving officers. All four were cited and released to their parents.
A citizen in a wheel chair had his cell phone snatched from his possession by a subject described as a male in his late teens to early twenties wearing a red shirt and dark pants. The suspect approached the victim and asked him for the time. When the victim checked the time on his cell phone the suspect wrested the phone from his hand and fled.
A female patron had her purse forcibly stolen while walking through the parking lot at Richmond Station. The unknown male adult suspect fled the area and was not located. The victim did not require medical attention.
A citizen was robbed of $60 cash by two males in their twenties on the Nevin St. side of the station. One of the suspects brandished a knife during the offense. Both suspects fled on foot prior to the arrival of responding officers.
A reliable witness reported that a male suspect was attempting to break into a vehicle in the Barrett parking lot while a second suspect acted as a lookout. The suspects tried to leave the area as officers arrived. They were detained for investigation of burglary. The suspects, who turned out to be juveniles, were released when no victim vehicle could be located.
A male suspect was yelling and behaving erratically, then ran into the station agent's booth and battered the station agent. The suspect pushed the female station agent against the wall in the booth, then was pulled out of the booth by two patrons. The suspect ran from the station, but an officer apprehended him a few blocks away. The suspect was arrested and booked.
Officers responded to Richmond Station regarding a suspect exposing himself and threatening patrons. Officers detained a suspect on the Amtrak platform. The suspect had dropped his pants, exposing himself to patrons. He had also threatened to stab patrons with a pencil if they did not give him money. The suspect was arrested and booked.
A patron reported to the station agent that an adult male, heavy set, in his 60's, was exposing himself and masturbating in the paid area of the station. A suspect was contacted but the victim/witness left the scene prior to the arrival of responding officers.
Officers responded to the Barrett Street parking lot regarding an in-progress auto burglary, involving three suspects breaking into a vehicle. The suspects fled when they saw Richmond PD officers approaching. One juvenile suspect was apprehended and two suspects avoided capture. The captured suspect also had an outstanding warrant and was booked at Juvenile Hall.
Officers contacted an adult female victim at Richmond station after she reported being pushed and kissed on the cheek by an unknown adult male. Officers located the suspect nearby who appeared to be drunk in public. The suspect was arrested for battery and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
A 26-year-old man entered the station and attempted to steal parts off of bicycles locked in the bike rack. The suspect was subsequently arrested for attempted burglary, violation of probation, and on a misdemeanor BART warrant. He was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
In a late-reported incident (occurred 9/3 1100 hrs.) a patron reported being punched in the face for no apparent reason by one of thee male teens who loitered about the Barrett lot station entrance. The victim sufferred a black eye.
The station agent reported that a male patron had been robbed of $80.00 in cash. The victim was surrounded by several unknown suspects who physically stole the money from his pockets. The victim was not hurt, and the suspects fled from area.
The station agent reported that an adult male was the victim of a strong-arm robbery in the parking lot. The victim was attacked by five unknown suspects who approached from behind and hit him in the head. The suspects stole his wallet containing cash and credit cards, fled the area and were not located. The victim refused medical attention.
07-07-06 1815 hrs. A 34-year-old suspect called a cell-phone theft victim offering to sell her back her phone. BART police officers detained the suspect when he arrived to meet the victim. The suspect, already on parole for a narcotics offense, was arrested when he was found to be in possession of the stolen cell phone and crack cocaine packaged for sale.
A group home in Stockton called and reported that one of their 16-year-old residents was the victim of a robbery at the Richmond station on Friday, June 30, 2006, 16:00-17:00 hours. The victim reportedly was attacked by six to seven suspects. The victim was knocked to the ground and kicked in the head. Injuries included a black eye and abrasions. Loss was a baseball bat and $2.00 in change.
An officer on patrol at Richmond Station was contacted by a robbery victim who said he had been robbed of his cell phone by three juveniles riding scooters. The officer stopped one possible suspect, but the victim did not wish to make an identification, and the suspect was released. The same officer had just taken a robbery report by phone from a victim who lost cash and a cell phone to similarly described suspects (incident occurred three hours previously).
In the MacDonald Avenue lot, a woman was surrounded by a large group of juveniles, one of whom displayed a handgun. The suspects demanded the victim's property, but the victim had nothing of value. The suspects were GOA/UTL.