Lemelle Armstrong (30, transient) was arrested for unsuccessfully attempting to grab a cell phone from a person while on a train. A prohibition order was issued.
An officer contacted an adult male (Daley Byrd, 47 years, Stockton) for fare evasion and discovered that he had a $10,000 domestic violence warrant for his arrest. The male was booked into the Santa Rita Jail for the warrant.
Arthur Seymour (52 years of age; Union City) was placed under arrest for attempting to steal a bicycle and possession of a burglary tool; he was also found be on probation for theft. Seymour was then booked into the Fremont City jail.
A victim reported the theft of their blue Specialized, 21 speed, men's mountain bike from the Union City Station. The bike was stolen on 11/25/17 between 0930 hours and 1720 hours. The bike was secured to the bike rack with a cable lock.
A victim reported that their cell phone was snatched from their hand. The suspect was described as a black male, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt. The suspect fled on foot and was not located by responding officers.
Officers detained a male (Timothy Knockum, 51 years, Oakland) for trespassing on BART property. A records check showed he had two arrest warrants totaling 10,000. Knockam was booked into jail on the offenses. 1711- 0723 L22
James Rainey (47 years old, Oakland) made threats to harm to the station agent. Rainey was arrested for making criminal threats, issued a Prohibition Order and booked at the Santa Rita Jail.
A female (Deanna Lopez, 36 years, Union City) was placed under arrest for domestic battery and a 10K warrant at the Union City Station. Lopez was issued a prohibition order.
A male subject was yelling and causing a disturbance on a Richmond train. Officers arrived and detained the subject (Ismael Williams, 25 years old, Modesto) on the platform. Williams attempted to leave the detention prior to its conclusion and board the train. A records check revealed an outstanding $2500 warrant for theft. Williams was arrested for the warrant and for resting/delaying a police officer. Williams was booked at the Fremont Jail.
Officers detained a male (Sean Pettit, 29 years, Richmond) for fare evasion at the Union City Station. A records check showed he had a 35K warrant for vandalism issued by SF Superior Court. Pettit was placed under arrest on the warrant and will be booked into Santa Rita Jail once he is medically cleared.
BART and Union City Police officers arrested a female suspect for domestic violence after an independent witness reported she battered the male victim, later determined to be the father of the suspect's children. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail. The victim was not injured.
Hayward Police received a call from an unknown reporting party advising of a bomb aboard an A/C Transit bus arriving at the BART station’s bus zone area; the bus and immediate area were cleared of passengers and pedestrians shortly after the initial call. BART canine officers responded, along with several Union City Police officers. The incident bus was swept by the canine teams, but no suspicious or explosive devices were located. Meanwhile, Hayward Police performed a check of the public telephone from which the initial report originated, but did not locate anyone or anything suspicious. Train service was minimally impacted and TSOC was notified.