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.
A victim reported that their Honda Odyssey was burglarized while parked on the first level of the parking structure between 1300-1315 hours. The sliding door window on the driver's side was smashed to gain entry and an iPad was taken. The victim declined to have the vehicle processed for prints, but photos were taken.
Officers responded to the Yard regarding an employee reportedly struck by a slow moving train. Medical and fire personnel responded as well. The employee, who complained of shoulder and arm pain, was transported to the county’s trauma center in Walnut Creek as a precaution. Police and BART transportation personnel investigated the incident.
A victim reported that their black 2007 GMC Yukon XL Denali was burglarized while parked in the second level of the parking structure, stall 2070, between 1500 and 2315 hours on 3/30/16. The vehicle’s left rear window was smashed to gain entry and the following items were taken: $300.00 in cash; three pairs of Gucci, Fossil and Coach sunglasses; and a Coach brand women’s wallet and purse. An officer responded, processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
A victim reported that she parked her vehicle on the 6th level of the parking structure on 3/25 at 2330 hours and when she returned on 3/26 at 1410 hours, the interior of the vehicle had been ransacked. Nothing was missing and there were no signs of forced entry. The vehicle was processed for evidence and station video will be requested.
A victim reported that their vehicle was burglarized while parked on the 6th level of the parking structure. The vehicle was parked and secured at 0750 hours and when the victim returned at 1315 hours, the vehicle had been entered by smashing the rear driver's side window and some loose change had been taken.
An officer was dispatched to check on a female creating a disturbance in the station. The female was contacted and determined to be too intoxicated to care for herself. She was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for public intoxication.
A victim reported that their 2013 Ford Explorer was burglarized while parked in the 5th level of the station’s parking garage, stall 5109, between 0700 and 1830 hours. The vehicle was entered by way of a left rear passenger window smash, but no items were taken. The victim declined to allow the investigating officer to process the vehicle for fingerprints.
A victim reported that their white 2003 Ford F350 truck was burglarized while parked in the 3rd level of the station’s parking garage, stall 3003, between 0510 and 1730 hours. The vehicle’s left rear passenger door window was smashed to gain entry and a Husky brand tool box, containing a Hitachi brand drill and miscellaneous tools, was taken. A community service officer responded, processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
AC Transit requested assistance with a suspect who refused to off-board from one of their coaches. Officers responded and located the man on board the bus. Record checks revealed that the suspect had an outstanding $10,000 arrest warrant for battery, held by Oakland PD. The man was arrested and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
A witness called to report a male suspect in the parking structure, reaching into a vehicle with the window broken, removing items and placing them into a backpack. The witness then followed the male suspect as he left the area on foot. The witness was able to direct officers to the suspect, where he was taken into custody. The witness identified him as the responsible. The juvenile suspect was interviewed and admitted to burglarizing the vehicle and taking the items. The vehicle was processed for evidence and a note left for the owner to contact us upon their return. The suspect was identified, issued a citation and released to a parent.
Officers responded to the station regarding seven burglarized vehicles, all entered by way of window smash(es), parked on the top level of the station’s parking structure; the burglaries occurred between 1330 and 1530 hours. The vehicles were processed for fingerprints; and one was processed for DNA evidence as blood was found in its interior. Witnesses described a possible suspect as a Black male; 20 years of age; 150 lbs; wearing a multi-colored shirt and carrying a black back pack. The victim vehicles are described as follows: • Black Ford Ranger • Green Toyota Camry • Gold GMC Yukon • Gray Chevrolet Tahoe • Burgundy Ford Taurus • Black Honda Civic • Black Lexus ES300
A victim reported that a male suspect approached him while he was seated on a train at the station. The suspect yelled at him and told him to give him his money before punching him in the face. The victim off boarded the train and the suspect stayed on as the train left the station. Officers checked the train at North Berkeley and located a possible suspect, but the victim was not located at Richmond. The suspect was identified and released. A short time later, the victim called from a south bound train and said he was on the same train as the suspect. The train was held at the Berkeley Station and the suspect off boarded the train and exited the station. Responding officers located the suspect and the victim. The suspect requested medical attention for a pre-existing condition and was also sent for psychiatric evaluation, with a criminal hold for the attempted robbery charge. He was issued a prohibition order and will be booked once he has been evaluated and released.