An officer detained a male suspect for fare evasion. Record checks showed that the man had three outstanding arrest warrants: $75,000 for reckless driving, held by Pasadena PD; $100,000 for driving under the influence, held by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department - Palmdale; and no-bail for theft, held by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department - Lancaster. The man was arrested on his warrants, cited for fare evasion and booked at Santa Rita Jail.
Officers responded to a report of a man who was chasing people around the parking lot with a knife. Upon further investigation, it was determined that a person approached four people and threatened them with a knife. Witnesses stated the suspect began chasing the victims with the knife until he was detained by Union City Police. No one was injured, and the suspect was placed under arrest for brandishing a weapon in a threatening manner and for making threats. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and interview the suspect, who denied threatening anyone. The suspect was also issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. TSOC notified.
A male suspect forced his way into the train operator's cab of a Richmond bound train and refused to leave. The train operator was not injured. Power was dropped and BART and Union City officers responded. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. It appeared that the suspect was under the influence of controlled substances and was having some type of psychotic episode. There was no damage to the train and no injuries to anyone. The suspect was transported to the hospital for evaluation. When medically cleared, he will be booked for trespassing on railroad property and for parole violation. NCRIC and TSOC notified. There was an approximate 25 minute delay in service on the A2 line.
A patron parked, locked, and left their vehicle in stall 141 at 0700 hours. The patron returned at 1815 hours and discovered that their vehicle had been burglarized. The driver’s side quarter window was smashed. The loss was softball equipment. The victim vehicle is a 2008 Audi Q7 gray in color. The owner requested that the vehicle not be dusted for prints.
A female victim parked her gold 2000 Honda CRV (4MHU843) in stall #753 of the Union City Station at 0645 hours. The victim returned at 1635 hours and discovered her Honda was stolen. No evidence was left at the scene. A CSO responded to the station to complete a report.
A victim reported the theft of his white Mongoose Ledge 21 speed mountain bike (no serial numbers) from the Union City Station. Loss was estimated at $200.00. The victim parked his bike on 9/12 at 0800 hours and returned on 9/13 at 0700 hours and discovered his bike was gone. The bike was secured to the south bike rack using a cable lock. No evidence was located at the scene.
A patron reported via phone that the catalytic converter was stolen from their silver 1997 Toyota 4Runner while it was parked in the north lot, between 0530-1545 hours today. The vehicle was not available for inspection.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a maroon Trek Track mountain bike, no serial number) to the free area bike racks on 08/16/13, at 0900 hours. The bicycle was secured with a cable lock. The victim returned later that evening at 1800 hours to find their bicycle and cable lock gone. The estimated value of the bike is $100.
An officer responded to the station in order to perform a welfare check upon an adult male who had reportedly urinated on himself while aboard a Richmond-bound train. Upon contact, the officer determined the subject was too intoxicated to care for his own safety due to alcohol consumption. The officer also learned the subject was wanted for two outstanding warrants. One of the warrants, issued by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, charged a single count of DUI/no bail and the other, issued by BART Police, charged a single count of public intoxication and a total bail amount of $5,000. The officer placed the subject under arrest without incident, and a sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. The subject was then transported to the Hayward City Jail where he was booked for public intoxication and the two warrants.
A victim reported a $650.00 black iPhone 5 was taken from her hand while she was near the station agent’s booth. The suspect fled from the station toward Mission and Decoto Roads. A search for the suspect proved negative. The suspect is different from case #1308-1342 in which a similar incident occurred. Video hotline notified.
A victim reported a person was unsuccessful in grabbing an iPhone from her hand while they were in the taxi zone. There was no loss or injuries, and the suspect fled toward Decoto Road. Video hotline notified.
Fremont police located a vehicle in their city that they believed was an unreported stolen car. They contacted the owner and confirmed that his black 2000 Honda Civic was stolen from Union City Station between 1100 hours yesterday and 1300 hours today.
A male victim sitting at the 97 bus stop was pushed to the ground by a suspect and the victim's Android phone was stolen. The victim was not injured. The suspect, described as a Hispanic male in his teens, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, light colored pants and red shoes, fled toward Decoto Road. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect in the area.
A female victim reported that while walking through the main access road of the station, she was approached from behind by a male juvenile suspect. The suspect grabbed for the victim’s iPhone 5, which she held in her hands, and the two momentarily struggled for control of the phone. The suspect, who was in the company of a second male juvenile, managed to overpower the victim and took control of the phone before fleeing northbound from the station. Responding officers performed an area search for the suspect and his companion, but were unable to locate either subject. The victim was not injured during the robbery, and the phone’s tracking capability was not activated. The suspect is described as a Black male, with a dark complexion, approximately 14 years of age; wearing gray colored sweat pants and a gray colored hoodie. The suspect’s companion, whom the victim described as not actively participating in the robbery, is described as a Black male, 14 years of age, 5’6” tall, with a lite-complexion; wearing lite-blue colored shorts and a white t-shirt.
A BART Officer cited a suspect for fare evasion. The suspect had two no bail warrants for petty theft and soliciting a minor to use a controlled substance. A Sgt debriefed the suspect. The suspect was booked into the Alameda County Jail.
A victim reported that he discovered someone had removed his ASUS laptop (unknown serial number, estimated value $2000) from his backpack. The victim explained that he had his laptop in his backpack when he boarded a train at the Fruitvale Station and did not realize it was missing until later. The victim stated the theft occurred sometime between 0700-0830 hours. There is no suspect information.
A victim reported that they parked and locked their 1988 Toyota Camry in stall # 519 of the station. The victim returned and found that someone had made entry into the vehicle because both doors were unlocked. There was no reported loss and no obvious point of entry.