An Officer responded to the station on a report of a subject in the bathroom for over 30 minutes. The reporting party was the on-duty agent. The Officer pounded on the door with no response and the door was locked from the inside. The officer along with a cover officer forced their way into the bathroom and discovered that a male subject had a belt wrapped around his neck and his body was hanging by the belt that was suspended to the door. Paramedics/Fire personnel responded and declared the subject deceased. The coroners were called. A Detective responded, along with an ID technician. A Lieutenant and Sergeant also responded to the scene. Video was requested. 1112-2685 L22.
A woman reported to an officer that her i-phone had been stolen. The victim stated that a male suspect snatched the i-phone out of her hand while she was using it in the bus zone. The suspect escaped on foot towards the mall. (suspect description: O-M, 20’s, faded red t-shirt, faded blue jeans, facial hair)
The station agent reported a female acting irrational on the platform and appearing to want to jump down onto the track way. An officer contacted the subject and determined she was unable to care for her own safety, and was subsequently detained for psychiatric evaluation. The subject was transported to John George Psychiatric Pavilion by responding medical personnel.
An officer to a report of two male taxi drivers fighting with one another at the station. The suspects were detained without incident. Suspect #1 and Suspect #2 apparently got into a verbal altercation that turn physical, according to independent witnesses. Both suspects were issued citations for battery, based on mutual citizen’s arrests.
The station agent was trying to help a patron at the station with a lost ticket from inside the booth. When the patron was told he would have to pay $5.20 for his lost ticket he became angry. The patron then took $6.00 from his pocket and spit on the money and pushed it into the change slot on the booth. The agent went out to confront the patron about his rude behavior. Once the agent was out of the confines of his booth, the patron spat on him. The suspect also pushed the agent before fleeing down the stairs and into a waiting silver Dodge Neon driven by a female. The car fled from the scene with the suspect. The agent described the suspect as a Hispanic Male, 18-19 years, wearing a black hat, black shirt, black jeans, and a black back pack. The station agent said he would be able to identify the suspect if seen again.
An anonymous patron reported to the agent that a subject threatened him with a knife. The suspect was reported to be on the platform and described as a White male with a bald head. A K9 Officer and Sergeant responded to the station. Upon arrival, two Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputies were on scene had the suspect detained. There was no complainant and no merit to the brandishing. The suspect was identified and released. There was about a 7 minute train delay.
An adult male aboard the train was yelling at patrons, lying on the floor of the car and acting crazy. Officers arrived and determined that the male was in need of psychiatric evaluation. The male was transported by ambulance for treatment.
A man reported that two male suspects approached him on the platform and forced him to walk over to the mall and withdraw $20 from an ATM for them. (suspects' descriptions: 2 B-Ms, unknown color sweatshirts, baggy clothing; one suspect may have been 15-16 years old, 5-7, slim, wearing a cap, black hooded jacket, and black jeans)
A 33-year-old man went onto the trackway and sat down on the 3rd-rail cover board. The BART Operations Control Center dropped electrical power pending the arrival of police personnel. A station agent convinced the subject to get off of the trackway and accompany her to the agent's booth. The subject was taken to a local hospital, then transported to the John George Psychiatric Pavillion. Revenue service was disrupted for 17 minutes.