05-25-06 1548 hrs. A 29-year-old man, who had reportedly been casing in the station parking lot, was found to be in possession of burglary tools and stolen property. Subsequent investigation linked him to an auto burglary in the lot. The suspect was booked at Santa Rita Jail for auto burglary, possession of burglary tools and possession of stolen property.
Officers assisted the Contra Costa County Sheriff's in their search / pursuit of an auto theft suspect. Trains were held out of the station as it was searched for the suspect with negative results.
Officers were taking a stolen auto report when the victim observed his car being driven into the Richmond BART station parking lot. The suspect exited the vehicle and fled. Officers arrested the suspect in a nearby construction yard. The suspect was on parole and was booked for auto theft and outstanding warrants.
An observant patrol officer noticed a suspicious vehicle driving adjacent to the station. The window was open in heavy rain, and the driver was trying to conceal his face from her. Upon checking the license plate, it was discovered to be a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was stopped and the lone occupant arrested and booked on stolen vehicle charges.
A routine traffic stop developed into a short vehicle pursuit when the driver failed to yield. The driver abandoned the car and fled into the yards in a nearby residential area. The suspect, described as an adult male, 19-20 yrs. of age, wearing a light multi-colored outfit, remains outstanding. The vehicle is a possible unreported stolen auto (dashboard ripped out).
Officers responded to a report of an auto burglary in progress in the parking lot. A perimeter was established and a subsequent search of the lot revealed a victim vehicle, but the suspect, an adult male, was able to flee the scene.
Witnesses reported observing a black truck strike two vehicles in the lot. A check of the plate revealed it was stolen out of Concord PD's jurisdiction. The truck was recovered. The suspect was not located.
Plainclothes officers were doing a surveillance at West Oakland station and arrested an adult male for auto burglary. The suspect who used a hammer to break the window of a vehicle was booked at the Glenn Dyer jail for burglary and a parole violation.
An officer observed a subject climbing out of the back of a Jeep. The subject was found to have burglarized the Jeep and another vehicle. The suspect was arrested and booked for auto burglary and possession of burglar tools.