Two 11 year old female victims reported that while they were on the train a male suspect (BM, 50-60, 5'7", thin build, black jacket, black pants) sat near them and began grabbing his crotch. He then grabbed onto one of them but they were able to break free and move to another seat. They exited the train at the South San Francisco Station and reported the crime to the station agent. The agent saw the male in the paid area, but the male fled back to the platform. Trains were held at the station and officers responded to search the trains and the station, but they were not able to locate the male suspect. The victims left the area to go to school before officers arrived, but the school called later, so officers were able to respond to conduct interviews of the victims. Detectives were notified and station/train video is being requested.
BART officers responded to the main UC San Francisco campus regarding an adult male, detained by a UC officer for trespassing, found to have an outstanding $25K misdemeanor warrant, held by BART Police, for his arrest. The BART officers took custody of the subject and then booked him into the county jail for the warrant.
The station agent reported that a male suspect spat on him while exiting the station with another male, who fare evaded. An officer located the pair at a business near the station and detained them. The agent made a positive identification and a citizen's arrest. One suspect was cited for battery on a station agent and was issued a prohibition order. The second suspect was cited for fare evasion. The agent was not injured.
A victim of a previous assault with a deadly weapon case (scissors) that occurred a few weeks ago reported seeing the same suspect on the street level just above the Montgomery St. Station. Officers arrived and detained the subject in question. The victim positively identified the suspect and he was taken into custody. A detective responded to interview the suspect and he is to be booked into the SF County Jail for assault with a deadly weapon. The subject was additionally issued a prohibition order.
Train Central received a report of a suitcase on the track way near South San Francisco. During a train inspection, a male was located wayside and was loaded onto the inspection train. A records/warrant check showed the male had a no bail warrant for a narcotics violation and a violation of court order issued by Antioch PD. The male was placed under arrest on the warrant and trespassing on railroad property. Train service was delayed for approximately 10 minutes. He was booked into the Redwood City Jail. Homeland Security and TSOC was notified.
A victim reported the theft of their turquoise men’s mountain bike, valued at $100, while it was cable locked to the concourse level bike racks between 0800 and 1620 hours. The investigating officer requested station video and completed a report.
A female patron reported that a male suspect robbed her of her iPhone 6 while on a Millbrae bound train between 24th Street and Daly City Stations. The victim works at a restaurant and the suspect was a frequent customer. The suspect followed the victim to the BART station and sat next to her on the train. The suspect forcibly took the victim's phone and two male patrons intervened and forced him to give the phone back to the victim. Both suspect and victim off-boarded at South San Francisco. The suspect followed the victim, who was fearful and hid in the station restroom. Witnesses said the suspect waited outside for a time, before fleeing in an unknown direction. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his 40's, 5'3" tall, wearing a brown leather jacket and tan pants. The victim was not injured and the suspect was not located in the area.
A patron reported that there was a vehicle in the structure that appeared to have been burglarized. An officer and CSO arrived and located the victim vehicle which had its window smashed out. The CSO attempted to located the registered owner with negative results. The vehicle was additionally checked for fingerprints. The loss is unknown at this time.
A victim reported that their silver 2008 Nissan Sentra was burglarized while parked in the second level of the structure, stall 333, between 1230 hours on 1/17/15 and 1620 hours on 1/18/15. The vehicle’s front passenger and driver’s door windows were shattered, but no items were taken from the passenger compartment. An officer responded, processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
A station agent reported that their personal vehicle was burglarized while it was parked at their residence in San Francisco, between 2100 hours on 12/13/14 and 1700 hours on 12/14/14. During the burglary, the employee’s BART-issued equipment was taken. The burglary was reported to the San Francisco Police Department. An officer responded and completed a report detailing the theft of the BART property.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a Specialized mountain bicycle) to the bike racks today at 0730 hours. The bicycle was secured with a cable lock and U-Lock. The victim returned at 1500 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $1000.
The station agent called to report a male grabbing and pushing a female at the station. Officers responded and contacted the station agent and the victim, but the suspect had left the area. The victim explained that the suspect is her boyfriend, who she lives with in a nearby apartment. She said that the male was probably headed to the apartment, so officers responded to the residence, where they detained the male suspect. The victim, who had no visible injuries, responded and identified him as the person who pushed her at the station. An emergency protective order was issued and a prohibition order was issued to the suspect. He was booked into the Redwood City Jail for domestic violence.
A victim reported a catalytic converter was stolen from her 1999 white Toyota truck while it was parked in stall #1045 on the 3rd level of the parking structure between 0930-1815 hours.
A victim reported their red 2011 Toyota Prius (6UFD947) was burglarized at the South San Francisco Station. The victim parked in stall #678 at 0730 hours and returned at 2050 hours to discover his passenger window was smashed. Loss was a Coach purse ($300.00), gold necklace ($50.00), a $50.00 gift card, and a sterling bracelet (50.00). In addition, the suspect damaged the hub caps to his vehicle (100.00). The victim declined to have his vehicle processed for fingerprints. An officer completed the burglary report.
San Francisco Police reported having received a telephone call from an unknown male caller who relayed information regarding a bomb along the Bay-to-Breakers foot race route. The caller also mentioned BART properties. BART officers performed searches of all downtown stations and other related properties. Canine officers responded with their respective partners as well, and performed searches. No suspicious items or persons were located.
While at the station an off-duty SFPD officer saw a male subject harass and spit on another patron. The SFPD officer identified himself to the suspect both verbally and with his badge in an attempt to intervene. The SFPD officer then went to advise the train operator of the incident. When the SFPD officer returned, the suspect was gone. The SFPD officer later saw the same suspect on board a train that just came into the station. The suspect saw the off-duty officer, used profane language against him, and at one point tried to hit him with a cane. The off-duty SFPD officer drew his duty firearm told the suspect to stop and it was at this point a BART officer (who was in the station) heard the commotion and went to the platform to investigate. The BART officer and the SFPD officer detained the subject and off-boarded him from the train. A wants check revealed that the suspect had a stay away order from all BART stations. The suspect was arrested and booked into the Redwood City Jail for assault on a peace officer and for violating a court order. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest.
An officer responded to a report of a man who was walking on the trackway. South San Francisco Police arrived first at the scene and was able to get the man onto the platform without incident. The suspect was placed under arrest for public intoxication. Trains were held for approximately twenty minutes as officers conducted a track inspection with negative results. TSOC notified.