A BART Officer intercepted a Bay Point bound train at the Rockridge Station. He was investigating a report of a suspect creating a disturbance. Unidentified patrons pointed out the suspect. The officer determined that the suspect was intoxicated in public. A Sgt approved the arrest and debriefed the suspect. On scene, the suspect refused to identify himself. A BART Officer transported the suspect to the Glenn Dyer Jail where it was discovered that the suspect had a California Department of Corrections no bail felony warrant for a parole violation.
Officers responded to a report of a subject on a Daly City bound train who was flashing a knife around, scaring patrons. Officers located the subject in question and discovered he had an outstanding $10k misdemeanor warrant charging vandalism. The subject was arrested, but was transported for psychiatric evaluation before he is to be booked for the warrant. There was no merit to the allegation that the subject had brandished the knife in a threatening manner and there was no one who wished to press charges.
A victim reported the theft of her yellow mountain bike (unknown brand) from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a cable lock on 10/5 at 1200 hours and when the victim returned at 2200 hours on 10/6, the bike and lock were gone.
A security guard called to report a male trying car door handles in the lot. The suspect was then seen accessing the truck of a vehicle. He then entered the station, where he was contacted by responding officers. The security guard was able to identify the male as the same person he had seen accessing the trunk of a vehicle. The suspect was in possession of a bag with miscellaneous items. Officers located the victim vehicle, but could not determine how entry was gained, as there was no damage. The suspect was searched, but found to not be in possession of any tools. Officers were able to contact the victim vehicle's owner and the owner described the bag as coming from his trunk. The victim was unsure if he had secured the vehicle before leaving it. The suspect is on probation, so a probation search of his residence is being planned. He will then be interviewed by detectives before being booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the petty theft and a probation violation.
A victim witnessed a man burglarizing his 1997 blue Dodge truck while it was parked and locked in stall #488 at approximately 1345 hours. The suspect exited the vehicle and fled from the parking lot toward Clifton and Miles Streets. The driver side window was smashed, and two cell phones were taken from inside the vehicle. A search for the suspect by officers proved negative. The scene was processed for evidence. Video requested.
A BART employee reported a male and a female in a dispute at the station. Officers arrived and contacted both parties, who are known to each other. The female, who has a current stay away order keeping the male away from her, said that the male had come to her home and got into her car with her. They drove to the station where the suspect grabbed her phone from her. The female yelled for help to get her phone back. A records check confirmed that the male was ordered by the court to stay away from the female. The phone was not recovered. The male was transported to the Glenn Dyer Jail and booked for violation of a court order and grand theft from a person.
A patron parked, locked, and left their vehicle at 1400 hours. The patron returned at 1530 hours and discovered that their vehicle had been stolen. The vehicle is a Mini Cooper brown in color. It was parked in stall 227.
A victim reported his 2004 blue Ford Expedition SUV was burglarized while it was parked and unlocked at the station between 1730-2000 hours. A $60.00 Samsung cell phone, a black $150.00 Samsung Galaxy cell phone, a $500.00 Toshiba laptop, a $300.00 Sony digital camera, and a green wallet containing several credit cards were taken from inside the vehicle. The victim refused to have his vehicle processed for evidence.
A patron reported that their tan 2007 Toyota Camry was burglarized while parked in stall #588 in the south lot, between 0645-1625 hours. An unknown suspect gained entry by using a shaved key and stole loose change and a flashlight from the interior. The interior was ransacked.
A witness reported two males had wire cutters and were attempting to steal bikes at the Rockridge Station. Officers arrived at the station and attempted to detain the males but they fled from the station. One suspect was detained but the second suspect escaped. The male that was detained attempted to hide a replica firearm but the replica was discovered by officers. The male suspect was positively identified and was determined to be a juvenile. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and the juvenile was transported to LMA for processing. Detectives were called and responded to interview the juvenile. 1309-0381 L22 Update: Male cited and released to his guardian.
A BART patron flagged an officer down and reported that he parked and locked their vehicle (a black 2013 Mercedes Benz C350) on Chabot Road next to the BART parking lot on 08/30/13, at 1930 hours. He returned today at 0905 hours to find that their front passenger side window had been smashed. The reported loss was a briefcase containing a black Ipad mini (unknown serial number) in a black Ipad Logitech case ($950) and a Macbook Air chrome ($1200). Victim declined to have his vehicle processed for fingerprints.
An officer was checking the Rockridge Station and located two vehicles that were burglarized in the parking lot. In stall #209, a maroon 1994 Honda Accord (6CGR730) had its driver's side window smashed. The vehicle was processed for finger prints but no prints were located. A note was left for the driver. In stall #41, a tan 2005 Chevy Cobalt (Maryland 1EWB03) had its driver's front and rear passenger window smashed out. The vehicle was processed for prints but no prints were located. A note was left for the driver. A request for station video was made by the officer.
An anonymous patron called into the ISRC to report an auto burglary at the Rockridge Station. An officer contacted the victim and learned he parked his black 2005 Porsche Boxer (5PBD166) in stall #569 at the Rockridge Station at 2030 hours on 6/30/13. The victim reported no loss and refused to allow the officer to process the vehicle for fingerprints. No video is available for the parking lot.
A victim parked his grey 2004 Toyota Sequoia (Lic: 6ykl376) in stall #599, west parking lot of the Rockridge Station at 0530 hours. He returned at 1707 hours and discovered that someone had removed two catalytic converters from his vehicle. Loss is $4,100. The suspect possibly used a power tool because the exhaust pipes are cut clean. The area under the vehicle was not printable due to oil splatter. Officer requested station video.
While walking in the south parking lot of the station, a male and a female were accosted from behind by two Black male suspects. One of the suspects (#1), wearing a gray colored hoody, was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun. This suspect pistol-whipped the female victim about the head and face before taking her iPhone and Clipper card. The other suspect (#2), who did not appear to be armed and wore a black hoody, took the male victim's backpack and iPhone. Both suspects then fled on foot, southbound, towards Forest St. Officers responded to the station and performed an area search, but were unable to locate the suspects. Attempts to track the victims’ cell phones also met with negative results. The female victim sustained minor injuries as a result of the attack and received medical attention at the scene, but refused further medical treatment at a local hospital. The male victim did not sustain any injuries. The victims further described the suspects as appearing 24-26 years of age, and standing 6’ tall. The investigating officer requested station video.
A male called to report that a female suspect had tried to remove his children from the Pittsburg bound train while the train was at Rockridge Station. The man and his four daughters, aged 2-7, boarded the train at MacArthur Station. Two of the girls, aged 4&5, sat in a seat while the father and the other two girls stood nearby. A female approached and sat near the two girls and engaged them in conversation. When the train arrived at Rockridge, the woman suddenly grabbed the two girls by their arms and started trying to drag them off the train. The girls screamed and resisted being pulled to the door. The father intervened and pushed the woman away, but she blocked the train doors and began yelling that the girls could not possibly be the man's daughters. A second patron pushed the woman away from the doors, allowing them to close, and the train left for Orinda. The father called to report the crime while in the Berkeley Hills Tunnel and the family returned to Rockridge on the next San Francisco train. Meanwhile, the female suspect also called to report the incident, claiming that the father had kidnapped the four girls. The suspect voluntarily returned to the station and responding officers met all parties at Rockridge. The suspect admitted she had been drinking and had taken psychiatric medication, but claimed she was coherent. She continued to claim that the children could not belong to the father, but could not explain the basis for this belief. She stated she was trying to save the children by removing them from the train. Officers confirmed that the children belonged to the father. Based on their investigation, the woman was booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for attempted kidnapping, annoying/molesting a child, battery on a transit passenger and public intoxication.
A patron reported that their red & white Trek 27-speed mountain bike was stolen from the racks near the concourse escalator between 1015-1600 hours. The victim secured the bike to the racks using a cable lock. When the victim returned, both the bike and lock were missing.