At 2054 hours, Pittsburg Police arrested a juvenile suspect who was driving the carjacked vehicle. The suspect was arrested after crashing the car and attempting to flee from the scene. Detectives were notified and the vehicle was towed and stored. Investigation pending.
While in her vehicle (2017 grey Honda Accord #7YSM397 CA) in the west lot, a woman was approached by a male who pointed a black semi-auto handgun at her. The woman exited her vehicle, and the suspect drove away in her vehicle with another male. The suspect with the gun was described as a Hispanic male in his early 20s wearing a black hooded jacket. The second suspect was a male with no further description. There were no injuries.
The on-duty station agent reported that a male suspect (Black male, 50s, light blue long sleeve shirt, black and white plaid shorts, black shoes, short afro, slim build) became upset and battered her at the Rockridge Station. The suspect then took the victim’s work bag and fled the scene. Officers searched the area for the suspect with negative results.
Officers contacted a male subject (Quantrell GALES, 25 years old, Transient) for fare evasion. A records check revealed an outstanding $20,000 misdemeanor arrest warrant out of San Francisco County. GALES was taken into custody for his warrant and cited for fare evasion. GALES was booked into San Mateo County jail in Redwood City.
Station agent called to report a male subject inside the station who reportedly had a gun. The male (Julian FORD, 39 years old, Concord) was detained by officers in front of the station after he had walked out. Officers were unable to locate any gun, however a victim contacted officers to advise FORD had threatened him. FORD was found to have an active stay away order as part of his probation out of Alameda County. FORD was taken into custody for violating the stay away order condition. as well as disturbing the peace. FORD was booked into Santa Rita jail.
A victim reported he was robbed at the Rockridge Station at about 1913 hours. The victim was sitting on a bench when suspect #1 (Black male, 20-30 years old, black sweater, baggy jeans) threatened to kill him and demanded his property. Suspect #1 also told the victim he had a gun. Suspect #2 (Black male, 20-30 years old, camouflage pants, blue sweatshirt) ripped the victim's laptop from his grasp. The suspects fled the scene on foot. No weapons were displayed.
The victim's unknown brand 21 speed road bike, white in color with pink handle bars, was stolen at approximately 1735 hours. An unknown witness advised the on-duty station agent that she witnessed a Black male remove a pair of bolt cutter from a guitar case and cut the U-lock from the victim's bike and leave the area. The victim arrived at the station a few minutes after and confirmed her bike was stolen. Station video was requested.
A victim reported their Peugeot 15-speed bike was taken from the Rockridge Station, between 1400 on 8/22/17 and 0000 hours on 8/23/17. The bike was secured with a U-lock to a bike rack in the free area of the station.
Officers contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a no bail warrant for assault with a deadly weapon. He was issued a warning citation for the fare evasion violation and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for the warrant.
A male victim reported that a male juvenile grabbed his phone from his hand and ran off of the train with two other male juveniles at the Rockridge Station. When the victim tried to follow the suspects, one of them reached into his waistband, indicating that he had a weapon, so the victim stopped following them as they exited the station. Officers responded and were able to locate two juveniles who ran from them, but were eventually detained nearby. The victim identified one of the males as being the one who took the phone, but could not positively identify the other as being involved. The identified suspect eventually directed officers to the phone, which had been discarded and it was returned to the victim. That suspect was interviewed and booked into juvenile hall for robbery and resisting arrest. The other juvenile was missing from a group home, so he was transported back to the home in San Francisco.
Two auto burglaries were reported in the south lot. Both occurred between 1000-2200 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the left rear window of a 2016 Toyota Prius and stole a laptop computer. The suspect also smashed the right rear window of a 2015 Audi A4, and ransacked the interior.
A victim reported a burglary to their vehicle while it was parked at the station in stall 569. The vehicle was parked at approximately 1930 hours and the owner returned at approximately 2210 hours to find the rear passenger side window to be smashed out. Loss was $100 in cash.
A victim reported the theft of their vehicle, a white 2006 Toyota Corolla, while it was parked at the station. The victim parked their vehicle at 1200 hours and returned at 1400 hours to find their vehicle missing.
A female victim reported that a male suspect (BM, 18-19 years, 5'8"-5'9", golden brown afro, black sweater) grabbed her iPhone 6 from her hand while she was on the platform. The suspect and an accomplice (BM, same approximate age and size, no further description) then ran out of the station. The suspects were not located. The victim was not injured. The phone could not be tracked. Station video will be requested.