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.
A male victim reported that three suspects (BMJs, black clothing) approached him from behind as he was walking through the parking structure. One of the suspects covered his mouth and pushed him to the ground, while the others went through his pockets. The suspects took his cell phone and wallet before fleeing on foot through the structure. The suspects were not located by responding officers. The victim, who was not injured, did not think his phone had tracking. Station video will be requested.
BART Central reported a male on the trackway just south of the station. Officers responded and located the male on the tracks. Eventually a train operator was able to coax the male onto the train and returned him to the station, where officers took him into custody. The male was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for interfering with a rail operation. The case resulted in a 20 minute train hold. TSOC was notified of the case (TSA-04-11081-16). A second male was also seen on the tracks, just north of the station, but he walked back onto the platform and exited the station prior to officers locating him.
A male victim reported that three suspects (2 BMs and 1 HM, 18-21 years old) approached and surrounded him in the bus zone. One of the males simulated a weapon under his jacket, but no weapon was seen. The males took the victim's backpack (which contained his wallet, a laptop and miscellaneous personal items) and then fled the area on foot. The suspects were not located. Station video will be requested. The victim was not injured during the incident.