BART and Walnut Creek Police officers responded to a report of a White male and Black male subject involved in an altercation with each other on board a SFO bound train. It was reported that both parties were armed with knives. This call came in from two separate callers. The officers arrived and conducted a hazardous train search with Walnut Creek police officers. The two parties in question were located, detained, and off-boarded, along with one of the reporting parties. Investigation into the matter revealed that neither party had a knife and that it was only a verbal altercation between the two. No one was one injured during this incident. The trains were delayed for approximately 21 minutes as a result. Neither party wished to pursue a complaint and both were subsequently released without further action. TSOC was notified.
A victim reported the theft of his grey Specialized Hardrock mountain bike (no serial numbers) from the Walnut Creek Station. The victim parked his bike at 0415 hours on 11/18 and secured his bike to the racks near the bus zone, using a motorcycle cable lock. The victim returned at 2315 hours and discovered his bike was gone. Loss was reported as $100.00. An officer completed a theft report.
A patron aboard a San Francisco bound train reported via Elerts, three subjects on the train who appeared intoxicated and creating a disturbance. The train was held at the Walnut Creek Station and the subjects were off-boarded by an officer. A records check revealed that one of the subjects had a $50,000 warrant held by San Francisco PD for theft. The subject was placed under arrest for the warrant. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect. The subject was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant.
An officer responded to a report of a battery in progress on the platform. An investigation revealed a husband struck his pregnant wife in the stomach after a heated argument. The husband was placed under arrest for domestic violence and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. The woman was transported to the hospital as a precaution. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest.
Two patrons reported that a male was standing on the platform and masturbating. The suspect was detained by responding officers and a witness made a citizen's arrest. The man was arrested and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. He was issued a prohibition order prior to booking.
A concerned citizen reported a burglarized vehicle (a silver-colored 2011 BMW X3) in the west parking lot. The vehicle’s rear driver’s side passenger window was shattered and its interior had been ransacked. As the victim was not readily available, the officer was unable to determine any potential loss. The officer processed the vehicle for latent prints, and a note was left for the victim.
While on patrol, an officer was advised of a vehicle that was burglarized. The officer located a 2009 Subaru that had its front passenger side window and interior ransacked. The officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints. The loss is unknown at this point.
While on patrol, an officer observed a vehicle (a 2014 Dodge Ram) in the reserved parking lot with its rear window smashed and interior ransacked. The loss is unknown at this point. The officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints.
A witness reported a man used bolt cutters to cut the lock off a bicycle at the bike racks and ride away from the station with it. The suspect fled from the station toward Ygnacio Valley Road, and there was no description on the bicycle.
A record check on a person detained for disturbing the peace revealed an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant out of Contra Costa County for driving under the influence, and another no-bail arrest warrant out of Concord for driving under the influence. The person was placed under arrest for the warrants. There was no complaint sought for the disturbance. A sergeant approved the arrest.
A victim reported that they locked their bicycle (a red Schwinn 15 speed road-bicycle) to the bike racks on 8/29/14, at 0700 hours. The bicycle was secured with cable lock. The victim returned the same day at 2130 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $490.
Two female victims reported that a male suspect seated in the bus zone followed them toward the station and attempted to speak with them while masturbating. The victims contacted an officer who was on patrol in the station and pointed out the suspect. The victims made a citizen's arrest and the man was taken into custody. Incident to arrest, a quantity of prescription narcotics was found on the man's person. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for indecent exposure and possession of narcotics.
Patrons on board the Pittsburg train reported that a male suspect was threatening them. An officer intercepted the train at Walnut Creek Station and located the suspect. Two victims made citizen's arrest of the man for disturbing the peace. The suspect resisted being taken into custody and attempted to walk away. The suspect was arrested after a brief struggle. He was ultimately booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for disturbing the peace and resisting arrest. He was also cited for fare evasion.
A victim reported that they left their bicycle (a black Gazelle women’s 7 speed bicycle) in the bike rack area on 7/29/14, at 2100 hours. The bicycle was secured with fixed lock that attaches the frame to the bicycle wheel. The bicycle was never locked to the bicycle racks. The victim returned today at 0100 hours to find their bicycle gone. The estimated value of the bike is $800. The reporting officer learned that the Walnut Creek Police Department recovered a bicycle matching the victim’s bicycle description earlier that day (no one in custody). The officer referred the victim to contact the Walnut Creek Police Department.