The victim of an armed robbery that occurred a block from the Rockridge station reported the incident to a lieutenant at the station. The victim, six and one-half months pregnant, was struck in the stomach by the gun-wielding suspect who demanded her belongings as she walked north on Keith Ave. The suspect, an adult male in his late 20's, fled in a black Honda. The victim was taken to a local hospital for examination. Loss was $600 cash.
The department's Tactical Team was deployed to police a public demonstration at Rockridge Station protesting the officer-involved shooting at Fruitvale Station on New Year's Eve. There were no arrests and revenue service to the station was not affected. L18
A witness to a beating that occurred in Oakland PD's jurisdiction several weeks ago observed the suspect vehicle involved and possible suspects in the parking lot of the Trader Joe's store a block from the Rockridge Station. The witness reported her observation to BPD officers at Rockridge who then detained one of the suspects (identified by the witness) and turned her over to the Oakland Police.
A male juvenile reported being robbed at Rockridge by three male juveniles after one of the suspects grabbed the victim in a bear hug while the other two suspects rifled through the victim's pockets. The suspects took the victim's wallet, which contained $70 in cash. The victim did not report the crime until after he took the train to the Walnut Creek Station. Officers checked Rockridge for the suspects with negative results.
Officers responded to a report of a disturbance on board a train at the Rockridge Station and discovered that an adult male suspect had been verbally harassing a group of junior high school students and their chaperons who were on a field-trip. Based on witness statements, officers arrested the suspect for disturbing the peace and annoying children.
A female citizen walking her dog in front of the station was attacked and battered by a group of juveniles after she took exception to them taunting the dog. The assailants boarded a bus and left the area. The victim suffered minor injuries.
A citizen observed two adult males approach a vehicle parked in the lot. One suspect smashed a window and both suspects entered the victim vehicle, removing the stereo and other property. An officer detained both suspects as they entered their vehicle, parked across the street from the lot. The property was recovered and both suspects were booked.
A patron on board a Pittsburg bound train reported a male exposing himself. The suspect was observed masturbating prior to the train's arrival at Rockridge station where he off boarded. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect.
A 36-year-old man was the victim of a strongarm robbery in the west-parking lot. The suspects were three male teenagers wearing dark-colored, hooded sweatshirts. The loss was $100 cash. The victim reported the crime two hours after it occurred.
The female reported a male came from behind, grabbed her neck, and took $10.00 and her BART ticket as she was riding on the escalator in the free area of the station. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.
A 24 year old female patron was attacked in the parking lot at Rockridge Station by two male suspects. They knocked her to the ground, kicked her several times and forcibly tried to steal her purse. Another patron came her aid, and the suspects escaped in a car driver by a third suspect. The victim was treated at the scene by medical personnel for a cut on her neck and hand.
In a late reported case, a male juvenile reported that he was assaulted and battered by a group of 10-12 males (one female) as he waited on the platform for a train. The victim, who declined medical at the scene, knows two of the suspects as possibly attending Claremont Middle School. Investigation continuing.
A citizen reported a possible dead body in bushes near the station. Officers located a transient encampment containing with what appeared to be a deceased male. Medical arrived and pronounced the victim DOA. Case turned over to OPD for investigation.
A female passenger on board a train at Rockridge station reported having been punched in the head by another female patron. The motive behind the altercation is not known as both suspect and victim were gone when responding officers arrived.
A patron walking through the south parking lot was accosted by two men in a vehicle. One of the men threatened him with a handgun and demanded his money and bag. He surrendered both and they fled the area in the vehicle. Victim was not injured, and the suspects were not located.
Victim pulling out of Rockridge parking lot, suspect steps in front of vehicle and brandishes a gun. Victim accelerates past suspect and exits parking lot. Victim calls police after leaving scene, Rockridge area checked for suspect with negative results.
Two subjects were contacted for disturbing the peace on a north bound train at Rockridge station. One subject was arrested for being under the influence of alcohol. Booked North County Jail to be released when sober.