A victim reported that they parked and locked their 2005 Acura TL in the parking structure on 10/9/15, at 1600 hours. They returned today at 0430 hours to find their miscellaneous electronic/personal items removed. The victim declined to have his vehicle processed for fingerprints.
An officer performed a traffic stop of a vehicle for two infraction violations. During the stop, the officer discovered the driver/suspect was on active court probation for auto theft - with a full search clause. Pursuant to the search clause, the officer searched the suspect and found that he was in possession of a small glass pipe, commonly used to smoke narcotics. A search of the vehicle’s interior did not reveal any immediate contraband or weapons, but the officer noticed that its paneling, various compartments and airbags were not positioned as per manufacturer specifications. So, based upon these observations, a Walnut Creek Police officer and canine partner responded to perform a further search of the vehicle for possible contraband. The search, however, did not reveal any contraband. At this point, the suspect was placed under arrest for violating the terms of his probation and possessing narcotics paraphernalia. A sergeant responded and approved the arrest. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for the violations.
A victim reported that he was in the bus zone when a taxi cab driver intentionally hit him with his vehicle. The taxi cab driver reportedly remained at the station after the incident. The victim initially declined medical. Officers responded and located the parties in question. The victim claimed that he, his girlfriend and the cab driver got into a verbal altercation while getting a ride. The victim said he exited the vehicle and that the cab driver hit his hip area as he was making a U-turn. The cab driver denied ever striking the victim and reported that the victim repeatedly kicked his vehicle as he made the U-turn. There were several independent witnesses who stated that the cab driver never hit the victim. The victim later requested for medical and he was treated at the scene and released. This report is to be forwarded to the Detectives Division for review. Station video was requested.
The Walnut Creek Police Officers requested, and were provided with, the assistance of BART Police canines as a high school in their city received a written bomb threat from an unknown source. BART canines searched the school over the course of nearly 1.5 hours, but did not locate any suspicious devices. Walnut Creek Police then continued with their criminal investigation related to the threat.
A witness reported that a male suspect used a cutting tool to steal a bicycle from the station’s bicycle racks. An officer responded and contacted the witness, while Walnut Creek Police officers searched for and eventually located the suspect near the station. The witness then positively identified the suspect and he was placed under arrest for theft and for providing false identification to police. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect; the suspect refused to be interviewed. Eventually, the suspect was booked into the county jail for theft and providing false identity to police.
Martinez PD recovered a tan 1990 Honda Accord that they determined had been stolen from the Walnut Creek BART Station today between 0430-2030 hours. An officer responded to document the theft.
A victim reported that they locked their Roadmaster 18 speed mountain bicycle at the station on 9/3/15, at 0430 hours. The victim returned at 1930 hours on the same day to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $130.
A victim reported their dark gray 2015 Honda Pilot was burglarized while parked at the Walnut Creek Station. The vehicle was parked on the 3rd level, stall #551, between 1330-2330 hours. The suspect smashed a rear cargo window and attempted to remove an empty suitcase from the vehicle but was not successful. An officer attempted to process the vehicle for prints but the victim declined.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a Nordic Track Wasatch bicycle) to the bike racks at 0800 hours. The bicycle was secured with a cable lock. The victim returned at 1800 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $500.
A victim called to report that her car had been burglarized on 8/8 between 1700-2300 hours. Newly purchased clothing items were taken from her trunk. It is unknown how entry was gained, as there was no damage to her vehicle.
An officer detained a male suspect for reportedly creating a disturbance aboard a Pittsburg/Bay Point train. During the detention, the officer determined the suspect was too intoxicated to care for his own safety and placed him under arrest for public intoxication. A sergeant responded and approved the arrest.
Multiple callers reported that a suspect was deliberately setting trash cans on fire at the station. The suspect then went to platform #1 and began throwing burning bundles of newspapers from the platform to the concourse level. An officer contacted the man, who resisted being detained, but was taken into custody after a brief struggle. Record checks showed that the man had an outstanding $20,000 arrest warrant for theft, held by San Francisco PD. A Contra Costa Fire arson investigator responded and assisted with the investigation. The man was issued a prohibition order and was then booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for arson of property, resisting arrest, and his warrant.
A sergeant noticed a male sleeping on the ground at the station and conducted a welfare check on him. The male was found to have a $25,000 warrant for indecent exposure, so he was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
A patron reported that a male had climbed over the wall at the south end of platform #2 and gone to the tracks. Power was dropped on the #2 side. The man returned to platform level, but remained wayside on the emergency stairs. Officers responded and detained the man without incident. Officers determined that the man qualified for emergency psychiatric detention. He was transported to County Hospital for evaluation/treatment. There was about a 10 minute delay on the #2 track as a result of this incident.
Patrons on board the Pittsburg bound train reported a black male suspect acting erratically. The man got off the train at Walnut Creek Station and officers contacted him there. 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 on his outstanding warrant and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
An anonymous patron reported 2 subjects were tagging and spray painting a Pittsburg bound train. An officer arrived and detained the males at the Walnut Creek Station. The officer checked the train for vandalism but did not locate any tagging or spray painting. A records check revealed one of the males had a $40,000 arrest warrant issued by SFPD. The male was placed under arrest and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. The other male was identified and released.
A record check on a person detained for possible indecent exposure revealed an outstanding felony arrest warrant out of California Department of Corrections for parole violation. The subject was placed under arrest for the warrant. The reporting party refused to file a complaint for indecent exposure.
A victim reported the theft of their grey KHS DJ200 men’s mountain bike, valued at $650.00, while it was secured with a Kryptonite lock to the east side bike racks between 1145 and 1830 hours. An officer responded to complete a report.