A male told the station agent that he felt suicidal. Officers responded and determined that the man did not meet the requirements for psychological detention. However, record checks showed that the man had a no-bail arrest warrant for grand theft, held by Richmond PD and a $10,000 arrest warrant for probation violation, held by the Napa County Sheriff's Office. The man was arrested on his warrants and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
A victim reported that they were approached by a subject on a train who asked him if he (the victim) could break a $20 bill. The suspect then simulated he had some sort of weapon and demanded his property. The victim fled with the suspect chasing him. The victim was able to get away. The suspect was described as a Black male, late 20’s, 6’00” stocky build with bad acne, wearing a blue puffy vest, and light blue acid washed jeans. The victim was not injured. Train and station video is to be requested. 1612- 0166 L21
A victim reported that he was at the bus stop when a subject approached him, and asked the victim if he had change for a $20 bill. The suspect then claimed to have a gun and demanded his wallet and money. The victim gave the suspect his money, and the suspect subsequently fled on foot. The suspect was described as a Black male, 20’s, heavy set, wearing a brown jacket, blue jeans, and white shoes. Station video was requested and the area will be canvassed for additional video.
Officers responded to the Richmond Station for a report of a male and female in a heated argument. Officers detained the male for public intoxication and a records check showed he a 30K warrant issued by LASO. The male was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
A patron reported their white 2001 BMW X5 was burglarized while parked on the 6th floor of the station’s structure, between 1200 and 2307 hours. The vehicle’s rear passenger window was smashed to gain entry. A video monitor attached to one of the vehicle’s head rests was ripped from its position and then left on the ground nearby. An officer responded, processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
A patron reported their silver 2004 Honda Accord was burglarized while parked on the top floor of the station’s structure, stall 6111, between 1300 and 2140 hours. The driver’s (door) window was smashed to gain entry and two gold rings were taken. An officer responded, processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
Officers detained a male suspect for reportedly trespassing on the trackway. A subsequent wants/warrants check of the suspect revealed an outstanding misdemeanor 7,500.00 “stalking” warrant, held by the Solano County Sherriff’s Office, for his arrest. The officers placed the suspect under arrest for the warrant and then found that he was in possession of a controlled substance. The suspect was then booked him into the county jail for the warrant and for possessing a controlled substance. No complaint was sought for trespassing.
A patron was standing on platform 2 filming a verbal altercation between two males with his Iphone 6 plus. An unknown person no description then slapped the cell phone out of the victim’s hand and then an unknown suspect picked up the phone and fled.
Officers responded to the station for a report of a battery on the station agent. The station agent reported that a male suspect threw a sign at her which stuck her legs and also threatened her in the process. The suspect fled the station prior to the officers arrival. An area search was conducted by both BART PD and Richmond PD with negative results. The station agent was not injured as a result of the battery. OCC was notified.
Officers contacted a male suspect who was behaving erratically in the station. They determined that the man needed psychiatric treatment. Once paramedics were at the station, they attempted to detain the man, but he resisted and ultimately had to be subdued by means of a Taser activation. The man was transported to County Hospital for psychological evaluation and treatment.
A victim reported that their blue 2010 Honda Civic was burglarized while parked on the 4th level of the station’s parking structure, between 0700 and 2350 hours on 11/3/16. An officer responded, but was unable to determine how the vehicle was entered. Wiring in the vehicle’s fuse box was damaged, and the victim was unable to determine whether any items had been taken during the burglary. The officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
10-29-16, 1727 hours A BART patron was robbed while inside the elevator that goes from the concourse to the outside plaza. The suspect punched the victim twice and took a brown fanny pack containing $200.00 and the victim’s ID. The victim was transported to Kaiser Richmond. The suspect fled toward Macdonald Ave and 17th street. The suspect was described as a Male Black, 30’s, 6’-2” tall, 270 pounds, wearing a black jacket, no further description.
Officers responded to the station on a report of an adult male subject who was bleeding from a possible knife wound to the hand. Four juveniles were reported as possibly being involved. Upon arrival, officers located the male victim who had a small cut to his hand. The victim was very uncooperative with officers, and refused medical treatment from fire personnel who were on scene. The four juveniles had boarded a train prior to the arrival of officers, but were detained by additional officers at the El Cerrito Del Norte Station. Two of the four juveniles were determined to be adults. The investigation revealed that the victim had accused the group of 4 of stealing his phone at the Richmond Station while it was plugged into an outlet charging. The group denied stealing the victim's phone, but the victim continued to harass the group and followed them on to the train. At one point, the victim became extremely agitated and followed the group as if he were going to attack them. It was then that the adult subject drew a folding knife in self-defense. The victim made a sudden movement towards the male with the knife, and the male jumped out of the way and unintentionally cut the hand of the victim. The victim off-boarded the train before it departed the station. The knife used by the male to defend himself was seized and held as potential evidence. The victim's phone was never located, and he refused to cooperate in the investigation. The case will be forwarded to the District Attorney. Station video will be requested, and TSOC was notified (TSA-1030709-16).
Three vehicles were burglarized while parked in the station’s parking structure between 0740 and 1900 hours. The vehicles’ wing windows were smashed to gain entry, apparently with a fire extinguisher, and miscellaneous clothing and cell phone accessories were taken. An officer responded to investigate. The vehicles are described as follows: • White 2014 Honda Accord (processed for fingerprints) • Gray 2016 Toyota RAV 4 (victim refused fingerprinting) • Silver 2003 Toyota Corolla (unable to fingerprint)
A victim reported that their white 2015 VW Jetta was burglarized while parked on the 5th level of the station’s parking structure, between 0800 on 10/17/16 and 0000 hours on 10/18/16. The vehicle’s left rear wing window was smashed to gain entry, and personal items were taken. An officer made telephone contact with victim and took the report.
A Jeep parked in the parking structure between 10/15/16 at 07:15 and 10/16/16 at 21:10 was burglarized via window smash. The suspect entered the vehicle, but the victim could not identify what was taken.
A patron reported that their black 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan was burglarized while parked in stall #4005 on the 4th level of the structure, between 10/14/16 at 1700 hours, and today at 1830 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the right front window to gain entry and stole a cell phone charger.