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.
A patron made a phone report regarding her 1997 Honda Civic being burglarized while parked in the south west lot on 5/14. Entry was made via prying the passenger window and a stereo was taken. The crime occurred between 0710-1720 hours.
An officer was called for a report of a vehicle in the Miles St lot with a broken window. The officer located a Subaru Legacy with a smashed window and the stereo missing. The vehicle was processed for evidence and a note left for the owner to call us upon their return.
A victim made a telephone report that his $600.00 black single speed Specialized Globe bicycle was stolen while it was cable locked at the station between 1725 hours on 4/25/13 to 0830 hours on 4/26/13.
A caller reported that a male subject walked to the north end of the platform, looked around and then deliberately set a backpack down and left the station on foot. Trains were held out and the station was closed as a precaution. The male subject was described as a short Hispanic male in his early 20's, with dark hair, wearing all black clothing. While the station agent was clearing the platform, the male returned and claimed his backpack. Responding officers detained the male and examined his backpack, but found nothing hazardous inside. The male was identified and was clear in all databases. He told officers he had forgotten an item in his car and had run down to get it, leaving his backpack behind. The man was admonished and allowed to continue on his way. He elected to not take BART and left the station. Trains were delayed about 7 minutes as a result of this incident. TSOC notified.
A male victim parked his silver 1999 Honda CRV (6XFA839) in stall #49 at the Rockridge station on 3/29, approximately 2030 hours. He returned on 3/30, at noon and discovered his Honda was missing. An officer responded and checked the area in an attempt to locate the vehicle but with negative results. The officer checked the area for possible evidence but with negative results.
A woman reported that her 2011 GMC Yukon was burglarized today in stall #49 between 1745-2305 hrs. The front-passenger door window had been broken. A backpack, electronics, and clothing were stolen from the vehicle. The investigating officer processed the vehicle for latent prints.
A Honda minivan was discovered burglarized in stall #590 in the west parking lot. The passenger side window was smashed, and a stereo had been taken from the inside of the vehicle. A business card was left for the registered owner.
Officers responded to the Rockridge Station for a report of an assault on a station agent. A system service worker came to the aid of the station agent and pulled the suspect off the agent. Officers located the suspect and detained him at the station. The suspect fare evaded into the station and the agent questioned him to determine if he processed a ticket to enter the station. A verbal dispute began that resulted in a physical attack. The agent reported that she was not hurt by the suspect. The officers located a independent witness and their account supported the station agent's account of the attack. A sergeant responded and debriefed the suspect and he was booked into Glenn Dyer Jail.
The station agent called to report an adult male masturbating in the station. Officers were able to make contact with the male in front of the station. The station agent identified him as the responsible person. The suspect was found to be a registered sex offender and was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for a felony count of indecent exposure and for probation violation.
A 2005 black Honda CRV was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #795 in the west parking lot. The passenger side window was smashed, and the loss inside the vehicle is unknown at this time. The scene was processed for evidence. A business card was left for the owner. 1303-1095 L12.
A patron reported their green 2001 Mazda Miata was burglarized between 1600-2045 hours, while parked in the south lot. An unkown suspect forced the driver's window down to gain entry and removed the in-dash stereo.
A CSO located a Ford Escape with a smashed front passenger window in the east lot, stall #308. The stereo appeared to have been removed. The vehicle was processed for evidence by an officer and a note left for the owner to contact us upon their return.
A patron reported their gray 2004 Volkswagen GTI was burglarized while parked in stall #418 in the south lot, between 0700-1610 hours. An unknown suspect smashed the front passenger window to gain entry and removed the in-dash stereo.
A victim made a telephone report that her 2010 Subaru Forrester was burglarized while it was parked and locked on the top row of the upper lot at the station between 0800-1930 hours. The driver side window was smashed, and the loss inside the vehicle is unknown at this time.
An officer was conducting a security check on a Pittsburg bound train when he contacted an adult male eating on the train, violation of 640.(b)(1) PC. The male was detained and admitted that he had fare evaded into the system. The officer ran a records/warrant check and discovered he had a 10,000 warrant for 148.9 PC and 470(d) PC, issued by the Oakland Police Department. The male was cited for eating on the train and fare evasion. A sergeant responded to approve the warrant arrest and to debrief the male. the male was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail.