A patron reported to the station agent at Orinda Station that a man on the SF Airport bound train was acting strangely and was in possession of a handgun. The train was intercepted at Rockridge Station. The suspect was described as a white male in his 40's, bald, wearing a pink long sleeved shirt. Officers responded and located a male matching the suspect description near the agent's booth. The man was detained and admitted to having a replica gun in his bag. A search of the man revealed the replica BB gun in his bag, as well as a syringe of suspected heroin. The man was arrested. The man told officers he had just bought the BB gun and had taken it out to look at it on the train. Officers determined that the name the man provided was false and they confirmed his true identity. Record checks showed that the man had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for burglary, held by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. The man was booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for possession of narcotics, possession of a replica firearm, providing false information to a peace officer and his outstanding warrant. There was about a ten minute delay in service as a result of this incident. TSOC notified.
A victim discovered his white 2014 BMW X-5 4 door (7ERY455) was burglarized while parked at the Rockridge Station. The victim parked in stall #361 at 0615 hours and returned at 1700 hours to discover his driver's side window was smashed. It appears nothing was removed from inside the vehicle. Officers discovered a teal Mazda 2.5 hatchback (6KPE872) was parked in stall #457 and its driver's side window was smashed. The loss is unknown at this time. Both vehicles were dusted for fingerprints but with negative results. An officer completed the two burglary reports.
An officer responded to the platform for a report of a male and female engaging in lewd conduct. Upon arrival, the witness station agent positively identified both parties and placed them under citizen’s arrest. While under detention, the male became belligerent and physical force was used to take him into custody for resisting arrest. The male was placed under arrest for lewd conduct, resisting arrest and public intoxication. The female was placed under arrest for lewd conduct and public intoxication. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and conduct the use of force investigation. Both parties were issued 30 day BART prohibition orders.
A officer responded to a report of a person battering patrons inside the station. The officer confronted the person outside the station upon his arrival, and the suspect was taken into custody after a brief physical altercation. There were no injuries. A sergeant arrived to assist with the arrest and medical was requested for the suspect, who was possibly under the influence of drugs. The suspect was placed into custody for resisting arrest. A lieutenant arrived at the scene to conduct the use of force investigation.
6/4/14, A patron reported that their green 1993 Acura Legend was burglarized while parked in stall #398 in the south lot, between 0645-1920 hours. An unkown suspect used a shaved key to gain entry and stole the in-dash stereo.
A patron reported by phone that their teal 1991 Honda Accord was burglarized while parked in stall #546 in the south lot, between 0630-1745 hours. An unknown suspect used a shaved key to gain entry and stole the in-dash stereo unit.
A victim parked their dark blue 1998 Honda Civic 2dr (6PUM222) in stall #834, of the Main parking lot at 1000 hours. The vehicle was stolen between 1000-1612 hours. An officer completed the auto theft report.
Officers responded to the station on the report of an attempt robbery perpetrated by three male juveniles, all of whom appeared to be 15-16 years of age. As the suspects had reportedly fled toward platform level, trains were held at the station for 6-8 minutes as officers arrived on scene and performed a search for the suspects. Officers, however, were unable to locate the suspects. The victim, who was not harmed during the incident, reported that he had voluntarily given the suspects money. Shortly after giving the suspects money, however, one of the suspects demanded more money and threatened to harm the victim. The victim refused to give the suspects more money and they walked away. The victim described the suspects as follows: #1 – wearing a red top and jeans; #2 – wearing a dark top and jeans; and #3 – carrying tennis shoes. An officer took the report.
A BART employee reported a male was attempting to break into vehicles at the Rockridge Station. Officers were dispatched to the call and a Lieutenant was the first unit to arrive on scene. A male, matching the suspects description, was spotted as he walked out of the west parking lot. The male walked north on College and began to run as he headed west on Oak Grove Ave. The lieutenant chased the male and he was detained at 5750 Claremont Ave. The witness positively identified the male as the person that he saw attempting to break into vehicles. A detective responded to interview the male. The male is on probation for theft. Two victim vehicles were discovered in the lot and a third was reported into Dispatch. The male was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail for two counts of auto burglary.
A victim reported his orange $250.00 Raleigh 10-speed men’s road bike was stolen while it was secured in the free area bicycle racks with a U-Lock and a cable lock, between 0900 hours on 4/3/14 and 2100 hours on 4/7/14. An officer investigated the case.
A patron parked, locked and left their car in stall 635 on 3-14-14 at 1600 hours. On the same date at 1830 hours, the patron returned and discovered that their vehicle had been stolen. The victim vehicle is a 2005 Audi A4 4-Door white, (5NHD541).
A victim reported that they locked their blue $150 Kona brand 27 speed road bike to the free area bike racks on 2/14/14, at 0700 hours. The bicycle was secured with a cable lock and U-lock. The victim returned the same day at 1700 hours to find their bike missing. An officer took the report.
A victim reported the theft of her prescription glasses that occurred on 2/15/14. The victim boarded a Milbrae bound train at Rockridge and placed her $1200.00 prescription glasses inside her purse and zipped the purse shut. When she arrived at the Powell Street Station, she found her purse was unzipped and the glasses were gone. The loss is a pair of red "Silhouette" progressive lens prescription glasses, $1,200. The victim does not remember the number of the train car she was aboard at the time of the theft. An officer completed a phone report and requested video from the Powell Street Station.
A taxi driver reported that two white male suspects might be attempting to steal bikes from the bike racks near the taxi stand. An officer was at the station and detained both the suspects. Record checks showed that one of the suspects had an outstanding, no-bail arrest warrant for a narcotics violation, held by the Alameda County Sheriff's Department. The man was arrested on his warrant. Incident to arrest, a small amount of suspected methamphetamine and burglary tools were found on the man's person. The suspect with the warrant was ultimately booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for his warrant, possession of burglary tools and possession of narcotics. It could not be established that a bike theft occurred. The second male was released after being identified.
Several witnesses reported a man yelling and vomiting inside a train car. The male continued to act irrational, causing the train operator to off board patrons. The man said he had just lost his son and was distraught. An officer arrived at the scene, and had to activate his TASER in order to subdue the person. A sergeant responded to the scene to approve the arrest and conduct the use of force investigation. The subject was taken by medical personnel to Highland Hospital prior to being transported to John George Psychiatric Hospital for an evaluation. The train was held for 37 minutes.
A BART Station Agent reported a fare evader had entered the station. The suspect was located on a train and did not have a ticket. The female was detained and a records/warrant check revealed the female had a 100K warrant For assault issued by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The suspect was issued a citation for fare evasion and was booked on the warrant at the Santa Rita Jail. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest.
A victim (R. Perry) reported two males robbed him at gunpoint while in the parking lot. The victim stated one of the suspects pointed a gun at him and took his iPhone laptop and bag. The two suspects fled the area toward Miles Avenue. The phone had no tracking device.
Officers responded to the Rockridge Station for a report of a robbery that just occurred. The victim reported that a Black male suspect in his 20’s with dreadlocks wearing a green sweater tried to steal his phone. At one point the suspect punched the victim in the face. Medical was summoned for the victim who received injuries to his face as a result of the incident. There was no report of weapons being used. Officers conducted an area check but were unable to locate the suspect.
A victim reported her 2006 black Lexus SUV was burglarized while it was parked and locked install #411 between 1145-1800 hours. The rear window was smashed, and a $1,800 set of golf clubs was taken from inside her vehicle. The scene was processed for evidence.