The train operator of a Millbrae bound train reported that a male suspect was smoking crack on the train. The suspect was described as a black male, about 35 years old, wearing an orange hat, a Warriors jersey, and no pants. Officers located the man and determined that he had a valid stay-away order from all BART stations. The man was arrested for violation of a court order. Incident to arrest, a suspected meth pipe was found on his person. The man was booked at the San Mateo County Jail for violation of a court order and possession of narcotics paraphernalia.
Two patrons reported that a male suspect tried to rob them of their cell phone and belongings while on the train. The suspect was described as a black male 35-40 years old, wearing a plaid shirt, camouflage jacket and carrying a stick. The suspect remained on the train to the SF Airport. Officers responded and located the victims at San Bruno Station. SFPD officers located a male matching the suspect description in Courtyard G and detained him. The victims reported that they had fallen asleep on the train and awoke to find the suspect going through their belongings. They challenged the suspect, who punched the male victim and then brandished a knife at the victims. The victims positively identified the suspect and he was arrested for attempted robbery. He was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the San Mateo County Jail.
Officers were dispatched to the bus zone of the station for a report of an assault that had just occurred. Upon arrival they contacted three subjects, one whom said that a male subject had swung a wooden board at him after he refused to leave the area that he claimed was his. The subject did not make contact, but did take several swings at him. Two independent witnesses stood by and corroborated the male victim's story. The subject was placed under arrest for assault with a deadly weapon. A record check also revealed that he had two outstanding warrants totaling $10K. The suspect was transported to the Redwood City Jail and issued a Prohibition Order. There were no injuries to the victim.
A station agent reported that a male suspect chest bumped him and threw a messenger bag at him while they were involved in a fare dispute. The suspect boarded a north bound train and was contacted by officers at the Balboa Park Station. The station agent responded and identified the male as the same person who battered him and placed him under citizen's arrest for battery. The station agent was not injured as a result of the battery. The suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Redwood City Jail for battery on a transit worker.
San Bruno FD requested that our station be closed due to a possible natural gas leak coming from the shopping mall next door to the station. Trains were run through without stopping and the station was closed for about 15 minutes while SBFD and PG&E officials investigated. The station was reopened after about 15 minutes.
A male suspect detained by officers for drinking a beer aboard a Millbrae bound train was found to have two outstanding warrants for his arrest; a $20K BART Police narcotics/public intoxication warrant, as well as a “no bail” Alameda County Sherriff’s Department public intoxication warrant. The suspect was issued a citation for the alcohol violation and booked into the county jail for the warrants.
A patron reported that by phone that their black & red Specialized Hard Rock bike was stolen from the racks in the paid area, between 0700-1815 hours. The victim secured the bike with a U-lock, which was also taken.
A sergeant contacted an adult female for fare evasion after the station agent reported that she entered the station without attempting to pay her fare. The female refused to identify herself or make arrangements to pay fare and attempted to walk by the sergeant to go to the platform. She lunged at the sergeant and had to be physically restrained and placed into handcuffs. Once she was identified, she was booked into the Redwood City Jail for resisting/delaying an officer.
A victim reported her iPhone 6 was snatched from her hand at the San Bruno Station. The victim reported a dark skinned male (dark jacket and light backpack) came up behind her, snatched her phone from her hand and fled from the station. The victim did not see the male's face. Loss was a pink iPhone 6, value $800. Officers attempted to track the phone but the phone was shut off.
A sergeant responded to a request from SamTrans to conduct a welfare check on a male who had off boarded a bus and entered the station. The male was found to be too intoxicated to care for himself. A search of his person revealed a crack pipe and a $5,000 warrant for theft. The male was booked into the Redwood City Jail for public intoxication, possession of drug paraphernalia and the warrant.
Sergeants officers responded to the station’s platform level regarding a subject under an East Bay bound train. Police officers were soon joined by firefighters, and together they located the subject under a train car. BART’s transportation personnel separated the involved train car and firefighters declared the subject deceased shortly thereafter. Officers interviewed witnesses, and crime scene technicians responded to process the scene. At this point, the death does not appear to involve foul play. The on-call detective responded to assist with the investigation. Members of the Trauma Response Team responded as well, and the on-call chaplain was notified.
While on patrol, an officer observed a subject steal a bicycle from the bicycle racks. A sergeant responded to the area and was able to locate and detain the suspect after he fled from the scene. A wants check revealed the suspect had a 25k misdemeanor warrant charging theft from this agency. The suspect was arrested and booked into the Redwood City Jail for theft and possession of burglary tools.
A pastor called to report that a man had just left his office near the San Bruno Station and threatened to jump in front of a BART train. He was able to provide a description to dispatch, which was shared with officers and the station agent. Trains were requested to use caution in the area. Officers located a male matching the physical description given at the fare gates and the male confirmed that he wanted to harm himself. The male, who was found to have a no bail warrant for DUI, was transported for psychiatric evaluation with a criminal hold for the warrant. He will be booked on the warrant once he has been treated and released.
A victim reported the theft of his orange GT 6-speed mountain bike from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a cable lock at 1050 hours and when the victim returned at 1120 hours, the bike was gone, but the cut lock remained. Station video is being requested.
A victim reported a red bag containing a $1,000 silver MacBook and a $400 iPhone 5s was taken while it was on the ground in the free area. There was no suspect information. The phone was tracked to the Pittsburg Station where a search was conducted with negative results.
A station agent reported seeing a male tampering with a bike at the bike racks. An officer arrived and detained the male suspect. A second male began interfering with the officer who was trying to detain the original suspect. After multiple warnings, the second male was detained for interfering/delaying an officer. The officer located a bike at the bike rack, with the lock cut. The tampering suspect was in possession of bolt cutters and a laptop computer. A records check revealed that he is on probation. Further investigation regarding the computer revealed that it belonged to a nearby business. The business confirmed that it had been stolen from them and they made a report with San Bruno PD. A detective was called to interview the suspect. The unsecured bike was taken for safe keeping and a note left on the rack for the owner to contact us upon their return. Both suspects will be booked into the Redwood City Jail (#1 for possession of burglary tools and possession of stolen property, #2 for resisting/delaying an officer).
A sergeant was on the platform when he noticed an adult male urinating on the platform. A records check revealed two no bail warrants for possession of marijuana for sales. The male was cited for urinating and booked into the Redwood City Jail for the warrants.