A 30-year-old man hit and spat on his 32-year-old wife. The suspect was arrested. A sergeant and the arresting officer interviewed the suspect prior to his being booked into Glen Dyer Jail for spousal battery.
An officer responded to a reported unattended package on platform #1. He located the package on a bench. It appeared to be an opened cardboard box with what appeared to be a brick of modeling clay wrapped in clear plastic. A BART Police explosive detection K-9 responded to the scene to confirm that it was not explosive material. Once confirmed to be safe, the item was collected to be placed into evidence. The TSOC was notified. Train service was not impacted/delayed.
A woman reported that a man had bumped her, thrown her bags on the floor, then sat next to her. Officers off-boarded both parties. They determined that there was no merit to the complaint. The train was very crowded and the man asked for the empty seat. When he got no response, he sat down. The train was held for six minutes.
A hot dog vendor told an officer that an aggressive panhandler was chasing away his customers. The 32-year-old man was found to have six outstanding misdemeanor Oakland and BART PD warrants (for vehicle code violations, marijuana possession, and an alcohol-related crime) with a bail totaling $13,526. He was booked into Glenn Dyer Jail on the warrants.
Officers on patrol contacted a male subject on the platform for smoking a cigarette. The suspect had a valid restraining order to stay-away from the female he was apparently with. The suspect was arrested for the restraining order violation and booked into the Glenn Dyer jail.
A female victim was on a Millbrae bound train arriving West Oakland. When the doors opened up, two juveniles in their early teens boarded the train. One of the teens grabbed an I-Phone 4 out of the victim's hand and both teens fled from the train and station. The victim stayed aboard the train and reported the incident at Embarcadero Station.
A passenger was sitting on the train near a door and holding an Iphone in her hand. When the train arrived at the West Oakland Station a suspect grabbed the Iphone out of her hand and fled off of the train. The victim called from home to make the report at 1830 hours.
An adult male suspect sat next to a female victim, showed her an open folding knife, and told her that if she did not give him money, he would poke her with the knife. The female gave the suspect her cash ($65) and he fled from the train at the West Oakland Station. The victim (who was not injured) described the suspect as a black male in his 40's, 5'10"-5'11", bald, wearing three black jackets (layered). The male may have been trying to get other patrons to play three card monte with him before he approached the victim. The investigation is on-going.
A male victim was using his phone on the train when a male suspect attempted to take it from his hand. The victim was able to hang onto the phone and a struggle ensued on the platform. During the struggle, the victim was punched in the face and received a small scratch, but was able to hang onto the phone. The suspect fled the area, along with a second suspect, and neither was located during an area search. The victim refused medical assistance.
Officers contacted an adult male for smoking in the station. A records check revealed that the suspect had a no bail arrest warrant for battery. While attempting to take the suspect into custody for the warrant, the suspect violently resisted the officers. Two officers received minor injuries during the struggle. The suspect was booked for the warrant, resisting arrest and battery on an officer.
A Critical Asset Protection team officer detained a male suspect for smoking on the platform. Record checks revealed the male had an outstanding $15,000 arrest warrant issued by the San Francisco Police Department, for driving under the influence. The male was arrested and booked at Glenn Dyer Jail.
A 20-year-old male suspect robbed an 18-year-old male of his i-phone on the platform. The suspect claimed to have a gun. The victim saw something in the suspect's pocket that he believed to be a gun. The suspect was arrested on the station concourse by a sergeant. The suspect did not have a gun, but was in possession of the victim's i-phone. Trains were held for 11 minutes, due to a gun possibly being involved, until cover officers arrived to search for possible additional suspects, victims, and witnesses. The suspect was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for robbery.
The victims of a hot-prowl residential burglary in unincorporated Walnut Creek located some of their stolen property offered for sale on Craigslist. The victims used their computer skills to identify the suspect, based on his internet posting. They made arrangements to meet the suspect at Powell Street Station and purchase their property and they contacted our department to notify us of the crime. At the last minute, the suspect changed the location of the meeting to West Oakland Station. The victims met the suspect on the platform and detained the male juvenile until our officers could arrive. Trains were held to prevent the suspect's escape until officers arrived. The victims' property was located in the suspects' possession and he was placed under arrest for possession of stolen property. The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department, who took the initial burglary report, was unable to send their investigators, due to an officer-involved shooting in Bay Point earlier today. BART detectives took over the investigation and the suspect eventually admitted to burglarizing the occupied home, stealing computers and credit cards and using the stolen credit cards to purchase goods. The male was booked at Martinez Juvenile Hall for burglary and possession of stolen property. Detectives will share their information with the Contra Costa Sheriff and Walnut Creek police in the event the juvenile can be tied to other burglaries.
Two Hispanic males were reported acting erratically on board a train. Patrons at Embarcadero Station reported that the males appeared intoxicated, were loud and threatening, had urinated on the platform and had claimed to have a gun which they intended to use. The males took a train to West Oakland Station, where they were located on the platform by video camera. Responding officers detained both males and determined that neither one had any weapons. Both detainees were clear warrants and there were no complainants for any other charges, so the males were released. Trains were held out of the station until the males were safely detained.
A female victim reported that a suspect grabbed her cellphone from her hand and fled the station. The suspect was described as a white male, 40s with a black/grey beard and wearing a black jacket. Responding officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. The victim was not injured.
When a Dublin-bound train arrived at the station, a suspect grabbed an iPhone from a victim's hand and fled off the train with the loss. Officers searched the area, but could not locate the suspect. The suspect was described as a Black Male, 18-20, 5'7", 150-160 pounds, wearing a Black beanie, Black sweatshirt and Black pants.
While patrolling the train, two officers noticed an adult male counting currency. The male then removed a plastic bag, which appeared to contain narcotics, from his jacket pocket. The officers made contact with him and determined that he was in possession of suspected narcotics. The male was handcuffed and off-boarded at West Oakland Station. At the station, the suspect complained of chest pains and claimed to be having heart issues. Medical was summoned and the male was transported to the hospital for treatment. The case will be forwarded to the district attorney's office for filing.
A male suspect matching the description from a theft case earlier today (1102-2722, previous entry) grabbed a laptop computer from the possession of a male victim and fled the station. Responding officers located a possible suspect at 10th Street/Center Street. The suspect fled into the neighborhood backyards. A search of the block was conducted using a K-9, but the suspect was not located. The investigation is on-going.
An adult male became visibly upset with a pair of juvenile aboard a Dublin/Pleasanton train. The adult male slapped one of the juveniles across the face. One of the juveniles swung a belt at the male adult in self defense, to keep him away. BART Police Officers intercepted the train at West Oakland Station and took the suspect into custody for battery. The suspect invoked his Miranda Rights and knew of no criminal activity related to BART. The suspect was booked at Glen Dyer Jail in Oakland.
Officers patrolling a train noticed an adult male in possession of suspected marijuana. The officers took custody of the male without incident and located other prescription narcotics in his possession during a search. The male did not have a prescription for the narcotics, so he was booked at the Santa Rita Jail for the possession charge.
A female patron reported being the victim of a battery on board an SF bound train holding at Oakland West. Both the suspect and the victim stopped at the agents' booth before exiting the station prior to officers arriving on scene. A possible male suspect was contacted a couple blocks away from the station. Officers searched the area for the female victim, but she was GOA. The male suspect had no warrants, so he was released.
A male suspect detained for fare evasion was found to have an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant from the Department of Corrections. The male was arrested on the warrant and booked at Glenn Dyer Jail.
An officer on patrol detained a suspect for fare evasion. During the detention, the officer discovered that the suspect was on probation for a narcotics violation. When the officer asked the suspect if he was in possession of anything illegal, the suspect admitted that he was carrying heroin. The officer arrested and booked the suspect for possession of heroin.
An officer at the station saw OPD officers chasing a suspect nearby. The BART Officer gave chase and assisted in setting a perimeter. The suspect was wanted for an earlier shooting in the City of Oakland. Other BART Officers arrived to assist in the search. After an extensive search, the suspect was not located.