An officer located a female smoking on platform #2 of the Walnut Creek Station. A records/warrant check revealed the female had $42,000 in warrants issued by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. The female was cited for smoking on the platform and was booked on the warrants. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the female. She was booked at the Martinez jail.
An officer responded to a report of a man holding a woman in a headlock and pulling her hair aboard a Pittsburg/Bay Point train. A sergeant and officer arrived and assisted the primary officer in detaining the suspect and locating witnesses aboard the train. The suspect was arrested for domestic violence and providing false identification to a peace officer. The sergeant approved the arrest and debriefed the suspect. The suspect was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility. There was a 20 minute train delay as a result of this incident.
The station agent called to report that he had interrupted a possible bike theft. The agent gave a description of the suspect, who was in possession of bolt cutters. The agent inspected the bike racks and found a bike with the cable lock cut. Walnut Creek PD officers located a male matching the description as he was exiting Safeway. The male had stolen food items from the store. A search revealed the bolt cutters as well as a syringe with a small amount of suspected heroin. The male was identified by the station agent as the one who cut the cable lock on the bike. A records check revealed an $11,000 warrant for burglary. The suspect was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for attempted bike theft, possession of burglary tools, possession of narcotics and the warrant. Walnut Creek PD will also be seeking burglary charges for the theft from Safeway. The suspect, who is on probation with no residence (transient), refused to give a statement.
A patron reported the theft of his red K2, 21-speed bicycle from the bike racks. The bike was secured to the rack with a cable lock on 5/9 at 0730 hours. When the victim returned at 1700 hours, the bike and lock were gone.
An adult female was reported to be causing a disturbance at the agent's booth of the Walnut Creek BART station. She was reported to be yelling and threw a can at the agent's booth. Subject was contacted by officers who determined she met the criteria for a psychological hold per section 515o W&I. Subject was combative with officers and had to be physically restrained. Subject was turned over to paramedics for transport.
Two officers responded to a report that a man had fare evaded, and urinated in public. The station agent pointed out the suspect. The suspect was intoxicated, refused to identify himself to the officers, and resisted being arrested for public intoxication. The suspect pushed one officer’s hand away and struck the other officer in the chest. The officers managed to handcuff the suspect after a lengthy struggle. A Walnut Creek police sergeant and officers responded to assist in controlling the still-resisting suspect. The suspect was arrested for public intoxication, battery on peace officers, and resisting arrest. A sergeant approved the arrest, debriefed the suspect, and conducted a use-of-force investigation. The suspect was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department called to give us the description of a suicidal subject who may have already cut himself. They said that his cellphone was pinged in the area of our Pittsburg Station. Officers checked the station with negative results. A short time later, they called back to say that his phone appeared to be on a train approaching Walnut Creek Station. A sergeant and officers were dispatched to check the train. A sergeant located the subject (with bandages on his arms) and he refused to off-board the train. Walnut Creek PD officers arrived to assist in taking the subject into custody, but the subject resisted the detention. The subject was eventually detained and transported by ambulance for psychiatric evaluation. The train was held for approximately 18 minutes as a result.
A patron reported their gray 2002 Ford Explorer was burglarized while parked in stall #662, between 1200 hours on 3/2/13 to 1515 hours today. An unknown suspect smashed the right front window to gain entry and removed clothing, cell phone chargers and car keys.
A patron reported the theft of their Bertoni Americana road bike from the station. The theft occurred between 2/9/13 at 1730 hours and today at 0730 hours. The patron secured the bike to the racks using a cable lock.
A BART PD K-9 officer observed the suspect closing the trunk of another BART PD officer's personal vehicle which was parked at the station. The officer detained the suspect with the assistance of Walnut Creek PD. The suspect was in possession of paperwork from the interior of the vehicle which had the officer's name on it. The officer whose vehicle the suspect entered, responded to the scene and verified that he did not know the suspect or give him permission to enter his vehicle. The suspect was placed under arrest and found to be on parole for vehicle theft. The on-call detective responded to interview the suspect. The suspect was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for burglary.
An adult male victim reported to a BART Officer that his men’s Ironhorse mountain bike was taken from the racks at Walnut Creek Station. The bike was locked about 0700 hours with a cable lock. The victim returned about 1912 hours and the bike and lock was missing. 1211-3906 L21.
An officer responded to the station on a report of three males near the bike racks talking about stealing bicycles. No bicycles were damaged or taken. A warrant check on one of the individuals revealed an outstanding no-bail warrant out of Alameda County for probation violation. The suspect was placed under arrest on the warrant. A second detainee was arrested for possession of burglary tools and for providing a false name. A third suspect was arrested for providing a false name and also had an active stay away order from all BART stations as part of his probation.
A warrant check on a subject who was yelling and screaming in the restroom revealed an outstanding $100,000 arrest warrant out of Merced for probation violation. The subject was arrested on the warrant. 1211-2012 L12.
Victim reported, via phone, that her 1989 Toyota Camry CA. 2LLF142, was broken into while parked in stall #1401 between 1000 and 1845 hours. She found all four doors unlocked and the contents of the vehicle ransacked. She did not find anything missing. Because this was a phone report no evidence was collected by the reporting officer.
Victim reported, via phone, her 1996 Saturn CA. 4WBN682 had been burglarized while parked in stall #198 between 0745 and 1650 hours. Her vehicle registration and insurance papers were missing from the glove box. The steering wheel had been cut and the club removed. The trunk had also been ransacked. Because it was a phone report no evidence was collected by reporting officer.
A patron reported their white 1991 Acura Integra had been burglarized while parked in the structure between 0520-1615 hours. An unknown suspect used a tool, possibly a shaved key, to enter the vehicle. There was no known loss or damage to the vehicle. The officer took the report and processed the vehicle for evidence. The officer determined that the suspect may have unsuccessfully attempted to steal the car.