A fire beneath a section of third rail coverboard near Richmond Station caused a 45 minute disruption in service between El Cerrito Del Norte and Richmond stations. The Richmond Fire Department responded to extinguish the fire and service was restored at approximately 0925 hrs. There was no evidence of criminal activity.
Two male suspects confronted a male patron as the patron walked through the Barrett Street lot. One suspect held a knife to the victim's stomach and throat while the second suspect took the victim's cell phone and cash. The suspects beat the victim and knocked him to the ground before fleeing into the neighborhood.
An adult male suspect, accompanied by a 13 year old male, accosted a male victim on the Barrett Street side of the station. The suspect tried taking the victim's wallet, but the victim resisted and the suspect walked away without getting any of the victim's property. An officer located the suspect and minor a few blocks from the station. The suspect was arrested and booked for attempt robbery and contributing to delinquency of a minor. The minor was released to a parent.
A 30-year-old man was drinking beer in the station. When the agent told him that drinking in public is illegal, he made terrorist threats against her. The suspect violently resisted two officers' efforts to take him into custody and kicked one of the officers. He was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for terrorist threats and for obstructing/resisting an executive officer.
A female patron reported an adult male inappropriately touching her buttocks while on board a Richmond bound train between Powell St. and Embarcadero stations. The victim could see the suspect fondling himself beneath his jacket. The suspect, who boarded at 16th St. station, off-boarded at El Cerrito Plaza station.
A patron inadvertently left his cell phone aboard a train. The patron later dialed his phone and a male suspect answered, promising to return the phone for $80.00. The suspect told the victim to meet him at the Richmond Station, and the victim advised BPD. Officers arrested the suspect and returned the phone to the victim.
An adult male was arrested for indecent exposure after the victim of a recent incident saw the suspect on the platform. The victim indicated that she's been victimized two days in a row before today. The suspect was taken into custody without incident.
Two male subjects were arguing on a bus approaching the Richmond BART station. Both subjects off-boarded there and the bus left. In the bus zone, one subject assaulted the other with a box cutter knife. The victim sustained a small laceration in the neck area. Medical responsed and transported the victim to a local hospital. An area search for the suspect yield negative results.
Service in and out of Richmond station was delayed for approximately 40 minutes at the request of the Richmond Fire Dept. due to a fire burning on Amtrak property near the station. Witnesses reported people throwing objects into the fire to feed it. Service was restored with no major problems aside from the dealy.
A 16-year-old male victim was robbed of a backpack and cell phone by three teenage males. At least one of the suspects kicked the victim in the head. The victim was transported to Kaiser Hospital, Richmond, for treatment of facial cuts. An unsuccessful area search was conducted for the suspects.
Suspect contacted for public intoxication at Richmond station. Suspect becomes combative with officers during arrest. Suspect physically subdued by officers and placed under arrest for public intoxication and resisting arrest, booked at Martinez Detention Facility.
An adult male was robbed of over $400 in cash by a male in his mid to late teens who brandished a firearm. The suspect, who wore a black hoodie with the hood up, glasses with chrome on the side, and blue jeans, told the victim he would shoot him if he didn't give up the cash. The suspect was later joined by two other subjects as the former was leaving the scene. The offense occurred on the Barrett St. side of the station.
A 13 year old juvenile male was detained after a witness reported that he and three other male juveniles attempted to rob an adult male on a stairway in the free area of the station. The witness reported one of the suspects was in possession of a handgun. The 13 year old was caught after a brief chase but was later released to a parent after the victim could not be located and the witness declined to come forward. A plastic toy gun was recovered near the scene of the footchase. Responding officers could not locate the other three suspects.
An anonymous witness reported observing a male patron being knocked to the ground and robbed by three males, ages 20-23 yrs. The incident took place near the entrance to the station on the Barrett St. side. No information on the loss at this time.
An anonymous person reported that a man was breaking into a truck parked in the Barrett-side parking lot. BART police dispatchers were able to view the suspect on camera and direct responding BART police officers to the suspect's location. The suspect was arrested for auto burglary and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
An anonymous person reported a suspect breaking into cars in the parking lot at Richmond Station. With the assistance of dispatchers viewing the crime via surveilance cameras, officers arrived and located a male adult attempting to escape. Two vehicles were discovered broken into. The suspect was arrested and booked for auto burglary.
Two male victims were walking through the Barrett Street parking lot when they were confronted by three male juvenile suspects. One suspect brandished a handgun and pointed it at the head of one of the victims, demanding money. The suspects took the victim's cell phones and cash, then fled into the neighborhood. The suspects were GOA/UTL.
A group of 6-7 juveniles were creating a disturbance aboard a train. One juvenile was heard stating that he was going to shoot someone. Officers arrived and the juveniles fled. The officers were diverted to El Cerrito del Norte Station regarding a disturbance aboard a #80 bus.
Reported at 07:54 hours, an adult male subject at the bus stop was struck with a bottle and a metal pipe by two adult males. The suspects are possibly known to the victim. The victim was transported to the hospital via ambulance. The investigation continues.
An adult male was the victim of a robbery in the parking lot. A male in his 20's approached the victim, threatened to shoot him (no gun seen), took his jacket and fled. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect.
Suspect approaches victim in bus zone, Barrett St. lot, simulates weapon and demands victims purse. Victim fearing for her safety, gives up her shoulder bag containing her purse. Suspect flees toward 18th St. Officers unable to locate suspect.