A station agent called to report a male throwing garbage in the station and making threats to harm the agent. Officers made contact with the male and the agent placed him under citizen's arrest for the threats. The male was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail on the citizen's arrest.
Victim reported the catalytic converter removed from their white 1995 Toyota pickup truck, 2L71927 CA. between 0640 and 1745 hours. The vehicle was parked in stall #809. No evidence recovered. Estimated loss was about $800.
A patron reported that someone had pried their way into a bike locker and removed his bicycle. The suspect used an unknown pry tool to pry the metal mesh wall from the frame of the locker and remove the bike. The bike (a black and red men's 20-speed Stump Jumper) was parked in the locker on 10/8 at 2000 hours. When the victim returned at 0730 hours on 10/9, he noticed the damage to the locker and that the bike was missing. The investigating officer processed the lockers for prints, photographed the area and requested station video.
Victim reported someone had opened her backpack, which she was wearing, while on a San Francisco Airport bound train between Rockridge and Montgomery St Stations and removed her lanyard pouch containing her keys, California ID, debit card and various other cards. She noticed no one suspicious around her during her train ride. This occurred between approximately 0830 and 0900 hours.
A BART Officer contacted an adult male victim who reported the theft of his red Giant trail bike from the racks at Rockridge Station. The bike was locked with a cable at the racks about 1200 hours and was missing when the victim returned about 1430 hours. No known suspect at this time.
An adult female victim boarded a PBS bound train at PPS and sat in car #1622. The suspect was already on the train and appeared to be sleeping in one corner of the "X" end of the car. The victim sat across the aisle from the suspect and the suspect woke up and attempted to make conversation with the victim, but the victim did not speak to the suspect. When the train was somewhere between MacArthur and Rockridge stations, the suspect told the victim that he had a gun underneath a bag that was sitting on his lap. The suspect instructed the victim to place her cell phone into her purse and to hand the purse over to him. The victim was scared that the suspect had a gun, so she did what she was told. The suspect then told the victim that he would shoot her if she made any attempt to bring attention to what was going on. The suspect then off boarded the train at Rockridge station and fled with the loss. The victim was too terrified to speak, but a female patron who saw the suspect off board the train with the victim's purse asked the victim what just happened. The Rockridge station was searched but the suspect was not located. Both the victim and witness stated they could identify the suspect if they saw him again. Video evidence was requested and the suspect’s description was given to the operations control center to distribute to BART employees just in case the suspect returned to ride another train. The accumulated loss of the purse and its contents is estimated at $4,000. The victim described the suspect as a white male, mid 30's, wearing a "Taylor made" baseball cap, black hooded sweatshirt with the letters "UCSF" in small letters on one chest, and camouflage shorts. TSOC notified.
A victim reported the theft of her Mongoose mountain bike (3 speed, 26"frame) from the Rockridge Station. Her loss was reported at $150.00. The victim parked her bike at 0800 hours and secured her bike to the bike racks using a cable lock. The victim returned at 1630 hours and discovered that her bike was stolen. The serial number to the bike was entered into the stolen property records system. An officer is investigating the case and requested video of the station.
A patron reported via telephone that his Tan, 18 speed Bianchi Volpe men’s road bicycle was stolen while it was parked and locked at the bike racks between 0800 hours on 7/18/12 and 0800 hours on 7/19/12. The bicycle was valued at $1000, and it was secured to the rack using a U - lock.
Victim reported the theft of his bicycle from the Rockridge BART Station. Victim secured his bicycle to the bicycle rack with a cable lock on 07/15/12, at 1324 hours. Victim returned at 2100 hours and discovered his bicycle was missing.
A patron reported that their Honda Accord was burglarized while parked in the parking lot between 1630 hours on 7/14 and 1350 hours on 7/15. The window was smashed to gain entry and a bag of dirty clothes was taken. The vehicle was processed for prints.
A patron on board the Pittsburg bound train approaching Rockridge Station reported two men fighting, with one of the men holding the other down on the train floor. Responding officers determined that one of the men had been creating a disturbance on the train. Multiple patrons attempted to detain the man by blocking him into a corner on the train, but the man was able to escape. The man left the station and officers were unable to locate him. There was no merit to the original fight call. The Pittsburg train was held approximately 14 minutes as a result of this incident.
A lieutenant and officers responded to a report of four intoxicated male adults creating a disturbance aboard a Pittsburg/Bay Point train. The four men, and two women accompanying them, were off-boarded at the station. One man was found to have a $20,000 Burbank police misdemeanor warrant for being an unlicensed driver. The suspect was arrested on the warrant and booked into Glenn Dyer Jail. The other subjects were identified and released. No patrons came forward wishing to file a complaint against the subjects.
A patron reported via telephone a debit card she was still in possession of was used to purchase two tickets at the station on 6/26/12. The victim had no possible suspect information and had no idea how her card information was stolen.
A patron reported that her 2000 Honda CRV was burglarized while parked in the west lot of the station. She parked and locked the vehicle at 0730 hours and when she returned at 1354, she noticed that the passenger window was smashed and the stereo face plate was missing. The vehicle was photographed, but the victim declined to have the vehicle processed for prints.
While on patrol an officer was contacted by a victim who reported her 2002 Specialized brand, 17 speed, Unisex road bike taken. She locked the bike using a U-Bolt lock and cable lock at 0810 hours in the bike racks on the west side of College Ave. Upon her return at 1730 hours the bike, lock and helmet were missing. Total value of the loss is $225.
A BART Officer contacted a victim via telephone who reported her black 1999 Honda CRV had the driver’s side window smashed, and the interior ransacked while parked at Rockridge. No known loss was detected. The Officer inspected the lower parking lot and found two other vehicles with smashed out windows and ransacked interiors. As of this posting, the other two victims have not returned to their vehicles. The other vehicles are a 2001 Honda Accord and a 2006 Honda Civic. 1205-4161 L21.
A lieutenant, sergeant, and officers responded to a report of a robbery that occurred on a Pittsburg/Bay Point train. They met a male-juvenile victim who pointed out two male-juvenile suspects. The victim and his friends had managed to recover the loss, an Apple i-phone, which had been pulled out of the victim’s hands after a struggle. One suspect was arrested for robbery and released on a citation to his parents, due to a medical issue. The other suspect was arrested for possession of stolen property and for a Reno, NV, robbery warrant, and booked into juvenile hall. Detectives interviewed the suspects. There was a 15-minute train delay.
A victim reported, via phone, that on May 9, 2012 his 1998 Honda Civic had been broken into. He stated he parked the vehicle in stall #552 at 0730 hours. Upon his return at 1730 hours he opened his trunk and saw that property was missing. He entered the interior of his vehicle and saw that more property was missing from his center console and glove box. The method of entry is unknown. Missing property included the vehicles registration, a mountaineering backpack, miscellaneous tools, a digital camera, sunglasses and approximately $100 worth of coins. The vehicle was not processed for evidence due to the crime being reported over the phone.
A patron made a report via telephone that his $100.00 21 speed Vista Esquire road bicycle was taken from the station while it was parked and locked at the bike racks on 5/2/12 between 0800-1930 hours. The bike was secured with a cable lock. 1205-0283 L12.
A male patron reported that two adult males (W-M, 20’s, wearing a white shirt; O-M, 20’s, wearing a blue shirt) may have broken into a vehicle parked in the north lot. The reporting party subsequently advised that the subjects appeared to be heading towards the station building. Trains ran through the station without stopping for 5 minutes (from 1903-1908 hrs.) until the station agent was reached and confirmed that no one matching the subjects’ description had entered the station. The reporting party then advised that he had not seen entry being made to the vehicle, and that the vehicle may have belonged to one of the subjects. Officers located the vehicle. It did not appear to have been forcibly entered or damaged. The subjects were not located.