A patron leaving the station saw a male in his 40's slumped over a trash can in the bus zone. Medical aid responded and determined that the man was not breathing. Attempts to revive the man were unsuccessful and he was pronounced deceased. The investigation of the scene revealed no indication of foul play. The death appeared to be the result of a medical condition. The Alameda County Coroner responded to take over the investigation.
While on routine patrol, an officer noticed a suspicious vehicle parked in lot B. A check revealed that the vehicle had been reported as stolen to Richmond PD. BART and Union City PD officers extracted the lone occupant of the vehicle and he was arrested for auto theft. Record checks showed that the man had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for possession of stolen property, held by Richmond PD and was on probation for auto theft and robbery. The man was ultimately booked at Santa Rita Jail for auto theft, his warrant and probation violation.
A victim reported the theft of their blue 21-speed mountain bike (unknown brand) from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a cable lock at 0700 hours and when the victim returned at 0930 hours, the bike and lock were gone.
A station agent called to report a male who appeared despondent on the platform. The male walked down to the station agent's booth prior to the officer's arrival. The officer made contact and determined that the male had a $20,000 warrant for violation of a court order. The male was determined to be able to care for himself, but was booked into Santa Rita Jail for the warrant.
A patron reported that her 2009 Nissan Altima was parked, locked and secure, in space #391 on 8/3/15 at 17:35. When the patron returned on 8/4/15 at 08:50, she discovered that some unknown suspect had broken a window and conducted a messy search of the interior of the vehicle. No loss was taken and the suspect fled before the victim arrived back at the car. An officer responded and conducted an investigation and evidence was recovered.
The station agent reported seeing a male suspect running away from a vehicle (silver 2005Honda Accord) after hearing glass breaking and an alarm sounding. Officers responded and confirmed the vehicle’s right rear window had been shattered. The officers also found some traces of blood on the exterior of the vehicle. Eventually, with the assistance of the station agent, officers detained the suspect in a nearby shopping center. During the detention, the suspect was found to be too intoxicated to care for his own safety due to his level of alcohol intoxication, in addition to having a pre-existing superficial wound to his right elbow/arm. A subsequent search of the suspect revealed he was in possession of small porcelain pieces, commonly used to burglarize vehicles; a criminal history check revealed he was on active probation for grand theft. While being interviewed, the suspect admitted breaking the vehicle’s window with his right arm, but denied any further wrongdoing. The officers were unable to substantiate an auto burglary had taken place, but placed the suspect under arrest for public intoxication, possession of burglary tools, vandalism and probation violation. A sergeant responded and approved the arrest. The suspect was then booked into the county jail. The suspect did not require medical attention for his injury, and an attempt was made to contact the vehicle’s registered owner.
An officer responded to the station on the report of a female suspect having battered a male. At the time the officer arrived at the station, the suspect had apparently left aboard a city bus. During this time, the officer was told by the male victim that the suspect, with whom he shares two children, had punched him about the face and then left aboard the bus. While the officer spoke to the victim, the suspect returned to the station and was detained by the officer without incident. The officer determined that the suspect was the primary aggressor in the battery and, based upon their shared relationship, placed her under arrest for domestic violence. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and then booked into the county jail for domestic violence. The victim declined medical attention at the scene, and was not visibly injured.
A station agent saw two male suspects masturbating one another while aboard a station elevator. An officer responded and, on arrival, also witnessed the suspects engaging in the same lewd behavior. The officer managed to detain one of the suspects in handcuffs without incident. The other suspect, however, did not readily comply with the officer’s verbal orders to stop as he attempted to walk away, so the officer used a minimal amount of physical force to stop and handcuff him. At this point, both suspects were placed under arrest for performing a lewd act in public. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest, perform the post arrest interview and conduct the use of force investigation. The suspects were then issued prohibition orders before being booked into the county jail for performing a lewd act in public.
A male and a female couple were standing in the bus zone when they were approached by the suspect who demanded the male victim's phone. The male refused and the suspect, described as a Hispanic male, 5'04", dark hair and wearing a thin black hoodie, punched the victim in the face. When the female screamed, the suspect fled on foot from the station. The suspect did not get the victim's phone. The crime originally occurred at approximately 2109 hours, but was not reported until 2253 hours. The female called to report the crime, as the male victim did not wish to speak with police. The female said she could identify the suspect. The victim was not injured.
The victim was walking out of the station when he was approached from behind in lot B by a Hispanic male adult, described as being in his 20's, 5'01" to 5'04", wearing a baggy gray hooded sweatshirt covering his head, a light red t-shirt and pants. They suspect demanded the victim's property, but the victim refused. The victim then looked down and saw the suspect holding a gun in his right hand. The victim also heard a clicking sound as if the suspect was cocking the hammer of the gun. The suspect rifled through the victim's pockets and removed his wallet and cell phone. The suspect ran off, but was challenged by a good Samaritan, who was able to get the victim's phone back. The victim was not injured and can identify the suspect.
The victim reported being robbed in the parking lot at gunpoint by an adult white male, 25-30 years of age, wearing all black clothing, with a black mask partially covering his face. The suspect pointed a small black handgun at the victim and demanded her black iPhone 5S. The suspect initially got the victim's attention by speaking a basic East Indian phrase. The victim recognized the phrase as a "crude greeting" for a mother or father. The suspect fled on foot and was not located after an extensive search of the area by responding officers. The victim was not injured and can identify the suspect. Officers were unable to track the victim's phone.
A victim reported his 1993 gray Chevrolet Silverado truck was burglarized while it was parked and locked in stall #245 Lot A between 0635-1640 hours. The method of entry was possibly via the driver door, and a $400.00 Sony AM/FM CD MP3 stereo with a detachable plate was taken from inside the vehicle. Latent prints were lifted from the vehicle.
A station agent reported a fare evader that exited the station. An officer detained the subject in question (Tracy, Roderick 2/795). Further investigation revealed that the subject was on searchable probation. During the contact, the subject became physically resistive and physical force was used to place the subject into handcuffs. A sergeant was also present and involved in the use of force. Subsequent to arrest, the officer found suspected marijuana on the subject’s person. The subject was arrested and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for resisting arrest, probation violation, and possession of suspected marijuana. A lieutenant responded to conduct a use of force investigation.
An officer detained a female suspect for fare evasion. Record checks showed that she had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for a juvenile offense, held by Alameda County. The suspect was arrested and booked at the Alameda County Juvenile Hall.
An officer on patrol discovered a male stumbling and falling in the bus zone at the Union City Station. The officer determined the male had consumed too much vodka and was too intoxicated to care for himself. The male was placed under arrest for public intoxication and was booked at the Santa Rita Jail.
A patron reported that their unknown make/model road bike was stolen from the racks in the free area, between 1/23/15 at 0730 hours to today at 1630 hours. The victim secured the bike with a cable lock.
An officer detained a male suspect for public intoxication in the bus zone. Record checks showed that the man had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for parole violation, held by the Department of Corrections. The man was arrested and booked at Santa Rita Jail for public intoxication and for his warrant.
A victim reported that they parked and locked their vehicle (a blue Chevrolet Suburban) in parking lot B, stall 303, at 0900 hours. They returned to their vehicle on the same day, at 1720 hours to find their driver’s door window shattered. No items were taken from the vehicle. The investigating officer unsuccessfully processed the vehicle for fingerprints, and completed a report.
A station agent reported a vehicle that appeared burglarized in the parking lot. An officer located a vehicle with its driver’s side rear door window smashed. The vehicle was not entered and there is no loss at this time. The officer contacted the registered owner and the vehicle was processed for fingerprints.
A parole officer called to report that one of his wanted parolees was going to the station to meet his mother to get money. Officers arrived and took the adult male into custody for the parole warrant. He was then booked into the Santa Rita Jail for the parole warrant.
While at the bus zone, a victim reported two males jumped out of a vehicle and took a Coach purse off her arm after a brief struggle. The suspects then jumped back into the vehicle and drove from the station on Mission toward Decoto Road. The vehicle was described as a maroon or gray Buick 4 door. There were no injuries.