The female station agent reported that a male suspect had groped her buttocks while on the way to the platform. Officers responded and detained the man. The agent made a positive identification and performed a citizen's arrest. The man was transported to the Martinez Detention Facility, where he was identified by fingerprints. Record checks showed that the suspect had an outstanding $1,500 arrest warrant for theft, held by Emeryville PD. The suspect was booked for sexual battery, public intoxication and his warrant. He was also issued a prohibition order.
Witnesses reported that a male suspect was beating up a female victim while on the Richmond bound train. Officers responded and detained the male, who resisted being detained. Officers determined that the male was the primary aggressor and he was arrested for domestic violence. While being searched before being placed in a patrol car, the suspect smashed the patrol car window with his forehead. The female victim then attempted to intervene, to prevent her boyfriend from being arrested. The female refused to cooperate, and she was arrested for obstructing/resisting an officer. The male lied about his identity, and it was finally determined that he was a juvenile. The female refused all domestic violence resources, and she was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. The male suspect was cleared at the County Hospital and was then booked at Juvenile Hall for domestic violence, resisting arrest, vandalism, and probation violation.
A victim reported that their tan 2003 Buick Century was burglarized while parked in the first level of the parking structure, between 0500 and 1700 hours. The vehicle’s right rear window was smashed to gain entry. The victim reported an unknown name brand backpack containing a Nintendo video game and a “Leap” brand educational pad, was taken during the burglary. The investigating officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
A victim reported that their white 2013 VW Passat was burglarized while parked in the first level of the structure between 0500 and 1700 hours. The vehicle’s driver’s door was smashed to gain entry, and a pair of sunglasses and a Sony brand digital camera were taken. An officer responded, processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
Officers responded to a reported battery at the station. They contacted both the victim and the suspect. The victim, who was not injured, declined to pursue charges. The suspect was found to have a $25,000 warrant for vandalism. The suspect was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
Officers responded to the station’s parking structure regarding multiple reports of a possible traffic collision having occurred on its top floor. Further reports indicated medical attention was needed for two subjects suffering from hand injuries, while other reports indicated a male and female had fled from the structure. A second male (juvenile) subject was also described as having fled from the structure after taking a purse from the involved vehicle, a maroon 2000 Ford Expedition. Arriving officers were unable to locate any injured subjects in the structure, but located the unoccupied vehicle which had been reported stolen two days earlier from San Leandro Police jurisdiction and which appeared had been involved in a single-vehicle collision. Shortly thereafter, Richmond Police Officers detained the male juvenile with the purse. He was not injured, but the purse he possessed contained the identification of a female juvenile. Aside from a pre-existing injury, this juvenile was not injured and did not require medical attention. At about 1435 hours, Richmond’s Kaiser Hospital staff notified police dispatch that two juveniles, a male and female, were currently seeking medical attention for non-life threatening hand injuries at their facility. Officers responded to the hospital and contacted both subjects. The female admitted being a passenger in the stolen vehicle and identified her boyfriend as the driver. Based on their need for medical attention, both juveniles were released to their parents and medical staff. The younger juvenile, initially detained by Richmond officers, was released to an adult relative. Officers will seek criminal complaints against the subjects through juvenile probation.
Officers responded to the Richmond Station for a report of a male casing cars. Officers detained a male and a records check showed he had an arrest warrant issued by ACSO. The male was placed under arrest and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
BART staff reported the discovery of four train cars which were damaged with extensive exterior graffiti at some time prior to 06:30 hours. A hole was also discovered in the fence and repaired. Evidence was collected and the cars were released for cleaning.
Officers responded to a report of two males fighting near the agent's booth. The officers detained both males, and determined that there was no merit to the report of a battery. However, one of the men had an outstanding $15,000 arrest warrant for possession of stolen property, held by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff. The man was arrested on his outstanding warrant and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. The other man was released without charge.
While on patrol, an officer observed and detained a suspicious individual who was in a parked vehicle in the parking structure. A wants check revealed that the subject may be out of compliance of his sex registrant classification. The subject was arrested and booked into the Martinez County Jail for being out of compliance.
A patron reported that his iPhone 6 was snatched from his hand while on the platform. The suspect was described as a black male with a pockmarked face, 25 years old, wearing a white shirt and jeans. Officers who were at the station on another assignment searched for the suspect, but did not locate him. Attempts were made to track the phone, but it was turned off.
A victim reported that their vehicle was burglarized while parked on the 3rd level of the parking structure between 0639 and 1825 hours. The passenger's window was smashed to gain entry and the interior ransacked, but nothing was taken. The vehicle was processed for evidence.
A victim had his cell phone taken from him aboard a Richmond bound train as it approached the Richmond Station. The victim challenged the suspect and the suspect threatened to harm him. Fearing for his safety, the victim went into the next car and notified the train operator. The suspect fled from the train and was last seen running on the Nevin pathway, away from the station. Loss was a Samsung S-3 phone.
Officers were conducting a burglary suppression operation when they observed two males breaking into a Chevy Monte Carlo that was parked at the Richmond Station. The suspects were taken into custody and officers recovered property taken from the Chevy. The males were interviewed and were booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
An officer located a burglarized vehicle on the 5th floor of the parking structure. The victim arrived as the officer was inspecting the vehicle. The door lock was damaged to gain entry, but nothing was taken. The victim said that the damage took place between 1320 hours on 5/10 and 0527 hours on 5/11. He declined to have the vehicle processed for evidence.
A CSO performing a security check of the parking structure saw two male juvenile suspects (BMs, black hoodies) exit a vehicle with a smashed driver's window and run down the stairs and out of the structure. The suspects were not located, but four other victim vehicles were found. The station video has been pulled and is being reviewed. The victim vehicles will be processed for evidence.
A victim reported that his 2000 Toyota Sienna was broken into while parked in stall #1037 of the parking structure, between 0900-2359 hours. The rear left window was the point of entry. The loss was $400.00 cash.