An officer contacted a man for having an open container of alcohol. When the officer asked for identification, the suspect said that he did not have identification on him. The suspect advised that he was carrying a knife and raised his shirt. The officer saw that the suspect had a fixed-blade knife (over 6” in length, with a finger guard) that had been concealed by the shirt. The suspect was arrested for possession of a dirk or dagger, cited for the open-container violation, debriefed by a sergeant, and booked into Glen Dyer Jail.
An officer contacted a fare-evasion suspect and determined that he was on parole for auto theft. The suspect gave a false date of birth, and resisted the officer’s attempt to conduct a parole search. With the assistance of another officer, the primary officer arrested the suspect for fare evasion and for resisting, obstructing, or delaying a peace officer. The suspect was debriefed by a sergeant, cited for the infraction, and booked into Glenn Dyer Jail for resisting, obstructing, or delaying the officer.
A train operator reported stopping her train after seeing a man within the right-of-way, adjacent to the tracks near MW #6, between West Oakland station and the transition structure. Another man was outside of the fence. The man outside the fence appeared to give the other a pair of wire cutters. The train operator believed that a hole had been cut in the fence. The train operator reported seeing a black GMC truck parked outside of the fence. Officers checked the fence, but could not locate any damage to it. A follow-up is being conducted. The BART OCC will be sending a crew to inspect the fence further after revenue service ends. The TSOC was notified.
The station agent reported that a man was yelling at a woman, then the female choked the male. An officer responded and arrested the female suspect for domestic battery. The suspect was interviewed by a sergeant, then booked into Glenn Dyer Jail.
A man reported that he was carjacked in the parking lot. A male suspect tapped on the window of the victim’s vehicle with what appeared to be a gun. The victim fled from the vehicle, did not see the suspect’s direction of flight, but said that he saw the suspect backing the car out of its parking stall. The victim, who was not injured, ran to the station agent’s booth. An officer arrived 5 minutes after the call was dispatched. Two other officers arrived 2 minutes after the first officer. An officer found the vehicle parked in the same parking stall where the victim had left it. The car was unoccupied. Evidence-technician work was completed on the vehicle. (suspect description: B-M, 5’-6” to 5’-10”, black cap, hooded jacket of unknown color).
A female subject was observed rolling a marijuana cigarette at the station by a BART Sergeant. The Sergeant detained the suspect and checked her for warrants. The subject had a no bail 602 W & I Warrant out of Alameda County Probation. The female suspect was cited for possession of marijuana and transported to Glen Dyer for the warrant. 1109-1975 L24.
An adult female was walking from the station to her car in the southwest parking lot. She said four black males followed her from the station and fare evaded out by jumping over the fare gates. She said she was walking in the lot when one of the suspects (B/M 18 years, red BB cap, white t-shirt and jeans) tried to pull off her back pack from her and struggled with her. The victim was able to retain possession of her back pack and the suspect ran toward a 4dr, possibly white sedan and got inside. Another of the suspects (B/M 18 years, red jacket, white t-shirt, jeans, and clean cut) ran up to her and grabbed her back pack and struggled with her for her back pack. He was able to wrest it from her control and the force threw her to the ground. The victim received scratches to her hands, lip, chin, and knees but declined medical. She was unable to describe the other two suspects that did not have involvement in the crime. All of the suspects got into the vehicle and drove east on 7th Street. The loss was a blue Eddie Bauer back pack containing a HP laptop computer and credit cards. The victim believes she could identify the suspect who took her laptop if seen again. BART Officers responded to the scene but were unable to locate any suspects.
A patron reported that there was an adult male suspect on a Millbrae bound train approaching the station and he was spitting on his girlfriend. BART Officers arrived at the station and found the couple that had been fighting. There was also an independent witness that off-boarded the train and gave a statement to the officers. Officers were able to determine that the male subject was the aggressor and the female victim had scratches on her arm from the suspect grabbing her. Officers arrested the suspect for Domestic Violence and he was booked at the Santa Rita Jail. 1109-0571 L20.
Officers responded to the station on a report of an apparently intoxicated male suspect who may have fare evaded to exit the system. Officers contacted the suspect at 7th and Mandela Streets and determined he was intoxicated and unable to care for his own safety. The suspect was also in possession of an open container of alcohol. The suspect was arrested and booked for alcohol possession, and public intoxication at the Glenn Dyer jail facility.
There was a verbal dispute between two patrons on the train, with one subject threatening to get a gun from a nearby cart and shoot someone; but no weapons were seen. The train was held at the station and the suspect off boarded with his cart, and remained on the platform. Multiple officers responded due to the nature of the call and detained the suspect on the platform without incident. No weapon was located. The victim refused to make a citizen’s arrest. The suspect was reprimanded and released.
A victim reported that a subject grabbed her buttocks and while on board a Pittsburg train approaching the station. The victim confronted the suspect and the suspect through a plastic bottle at her. Officers arrived at the station and the victim pointed out the suspect but declined to make a citizen’s arrest. The officers discovered the subject had a no bail violation of parole warrant out of the California Department of Corrections. The suspect was taken to Highland Hospital to be medically cleared prior to booking at the Santa Rita Jail. No charges were made for the sexual battery.
A subject was contacted for fare evasion at the station and was subsequently discovered to have a felony drug warrant for $25,000 out of Alameda County. The suspect was cited for Fare Evasion and booked at the Santa Rita Jail for the warrant.
An officer responded to two cold auto burglary reports at the station and located an additional two there also; totaling four apparent auto burglaries. All the vehicles had window smashes on either the front driver’s side or front passenger’s side window. All the vehicles appeared ransacked with no obvious loss. The two victims who reported the crimes stated they parked their vehicles at the station the day before around 1700-1800 hours; and there was no known loss from their vehicles.
Officers responded to the station to investigate a report of an adult female who was creating a disturbance in the free-area of the station by yelling, screaming and hitting her head against a plastic chair that she was carrying. On arrival, the officers located the woman and determined that she was a danger to herself due to her mental-state. Paramedics responded and transported the woman to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. The woman had to be restrained to the gurney by straps due to her level of agitation.
An officer assigned to the station contacted a male who was having trouble entering the paid area with his ticket. The station agent checked the ticket and discovered that the ticket was purchased with a stolen credit card. The officer attempted to detain the male to investigate, but the male attempted to leave the area. The male resisted the officer and a struggle ensued. The male was eventually taken into custody. A search incident to arrest revealed two credit cards belonging to two other people. The male was interviewed by detectives before claiming medical problems and being transported to Highland Hospital for treatment. Once cleared by medical staff, he will be booked into Glen Dyer Jail for misappropriation of lost property and resisting arrest. The investigation regarding the status of the credit cards is on-going and charges may be amended to include possession of stolen property if they are confirmed to be stolen.
An officer assigned to a fixed post at the station watched an adult male jump the fare gate to enter the paid area. The officer made contact with the male on the platform. A records check revealed a $20,000 warrant for battery for his arrest. The male was booked at the Glen Dyer Jail for the warrant and cited for the fare evasion.
An officer responded to the station on a report of an aggressive panhandler by the station agent. Upon arrival, the officer witnessed the suspect drink an alcoholic beverage in public. The suspect was boisterous, uncooperative and refused to provide the officer with his name. The sergeant responded to the station. The suspect refused to provide his name to the sergeant too. The suspect was arrested and did not have any identification on his person. The suspect was booked at the Santa Rita jail for drinking in public and failure to provide identification.
A paramedic assigned to the station during commute hours witnessed an adult male assaulting an adult female in the parking lot. The male grabbed the female by the throat and punched her in the face at least three times. Both the suspect and the victim entered the station and went up to the platform. When officers arrived, they made contact with all of the involved parties. Officers determined that the suspect and victim live together. The victim was uncooperative and claimed that nothing had occurred. She refused medical attention, and said that she was not injured, but officers noticed a scratch on her arm. Based on the witness statement and the injury, the suspect was taken into custody, without incident, for domestic violence. A records check revealed a no bail warrant for robbery for his arrest. The suspect was transported back to the Lake Merritt headquarters, where he was interviewed by detectives, before being booked at the Glen Dyer Jail for the domestic violence charge and the warrant.
An anonymous female patron contacted a female BART officer and reported a subject was in front of the station masturbating. The officer proceeded to the front of the station and observed the subject with his penis fully exposed, and he was masturbating. The officer identified herself and took the subject into custody. The subject was checked for warrants with negative results. The subject was debriefed by the officer concerning criminal activity on BART with negative results. The subject was booked into Glen Dyer Jail for Lewd or Obscene Conduct.
Patrons called to report a male brandishing a knife on a Pittsburg bound train approaching West Oakland Station. The train was held at the station until officers arrived and made contact with the victims. Four victims told officers that they were on the train when a white male, 50's, in a white cap, threatened them while brandishing a knife. The male suspect then off boarded the train and left the station. Officers conducted an area search, but were unable to locate the suspect. Other witnesses were located on the train. One of the victims took a photo of the suspect with his phone and gave it to investigating officers. The train was delayed for approximately 14 minutes for officers to respond and investigate.
While sitting with her boyfriend in a vehicle in the parking lot, a female was approached at gunpoint by a male who demanded money from her. After refusing to hand over money, the suspect hit the victim several times with the gun. The victim then handed over her wallet and the suspect fled in an unknown direction. The victim did not need any medical attention, and waited until she arrived at home to call the police.
Officers responded to the station on multiple reports of three black male juveniles casing vehicles. A suspect was detained by an officer and identified by a RP/witness. The witness saw the suspect make entry into a vehicle parked on 5th and Mandela Parkway and remove a small duffle bag, which he discarded prior to being contacted by police. The other two suspects apparently entered the crowded BART station, but responding officers were unable to locate them. The crime occurred in OPD jurisdiction and was handled by BART PD as a courtesy, as OPD resources were directed toward a shooting incident in their city. The juvenile suspect refused to provide a statement; and was subsequently released on a burglary citation to his mother.
An officer patrolling the parking lot this morning discovered a cold auto burglary (Hyundai). A patron soon thereafter reported their vehicle (Chrysler Pacifica) too had been burglarized. The officer noticed a third burglarized vehicle (Toyota Prius) near the second vehicle. All vehicles were entered via a side window smash. The glove boxes of all the vehicles appeared ransacked. Contact was made with two of the victims and both stated they parked their vehicle at the station the night before. The only known loss at this time is a house key from one victim's vehicle. There are no suspects at this time.
A BART employee was injured while working on the track way. The employee fell into a deep hole and struck his head causing a 2 inch laceration to the side of his forehead. An ambulance transported the subject to Highland Hospital where he was treated for his injuries. The employee was alert and conscious. A BART Police Officer responded to the scene and followed the ambulance to the hospital.
BART Officers contacted a 46 year old female for smoking on the train platform at the West Oakland Station. A routine warrant check revealed the subject had a $5,000.00 warrant out of ACSO for Driving Under the Influence. The suspect was arrested for the warrant and booked at the Glen Dyer Jail. The suspect was warned for smoking on the platform.