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.
The station agent reported that a male suspect entered the agent's booth and stole an iPhone that had been turned in as found property. The agent was successful in getting the phone back, but then realized her personal iPhone had also been taken. The suspect denied having the other phone and left the area. The suspect was described as a female, 40 years old, 5'5" tall, wearing a sweater and jeans.
Officers were detailed to the station regarding a (male) juvenile subject displaying a handgun in the bus zone. As officers responded, the subject and a group of other juveniles reportedly walked away from the station, south bound, on a city street. Shortly thereafter, South San Francisco Police officers and a BART officer detained the group at a nearby 7-11 store. During the detention, the subject was found to be in possession of a BB gun, which resembled a semi-automatic handgun; a sergeant responded to the scene. The initial reporting party, however, declined to seek a complaint against the subject for displaying the imitation firearm. Subsequently, the subject’s parents responded to the South San Francisco station and took custody of the juvenile.
Officers were driving from San Francisco back to Oakland, when they observed a vehicle making a u-turn on the Bryant St. on-ramp and attempted to drive down the ramp into oncoming traffic. Officers attempted to stop the driver but he fled eastbound onto the freeway. The driver swerved between lanes and did not drive in a single lane. The officer's suspected the driver was driving while impaired. The driver refused to stop and CHP was notified. CHP intercepted the driver and was able to stop him in Oakland. CHP took the suspect into custody.
South San Francisco Police (SSFPD) received a call from a reporting party who advised that a male was hurting a female in the bus zone area of the station. SSFPD officers arrived on scene first and pursued the male suspect on foot, tasered him, and took him into custody. A BART officer arrived on scene a short time later. SSFPD officers handled the entire case, including the suspect’s booking. A BART prohibition order was issued to the suspect by the BART officer. The female victim was not injured during the incident. SSFPD case #13-6987 / BART PD case #
A patron reported the theft of his backpack from between his feet, from the floor of the train car. The victim fell asleep on the train and when he got to the San Francisco Airport Station, he noticed his backpack was gone from between his feet. A patron told him that a suspect (male, dark hair in a ponytail) had taken the backpack and off boarded the train at the South San Francisco Station. The backpack contained some books and a pair of headphones. Station/train car video will be requested.
While on patrol officers discovered a cut fence and cut lock at the maintenance way. Upon further investigation, the officers found that the walls in the area had been vandalized with graffiti that appeared to be fresh. The exact time frame of occurrence and estimated damage value is unknown at the time. OCC, the EOC, and TSOC were notified. The area was secured by the officers and by a repair crew.