Four juveniles were observed trying car door handles, and a plain clothed backgrounds officer observed one of the juveniles in a burglarized vehicle. When approached, the suspects ran, but were all captured. One suspect was cited and released to his father. The other juveniles were transported to the City of Oakland Truancy Center.
Three juveniles were observed checking door handles and entering at least two vehicles in the parking lot. Officers detained the suspects and observed ignition column damage to two victim vehicles. The suspects were cited and released to guardians.
Via closed-circuit camera, on-duty dispatchers observed a subject entering and exiting multiple vehicles in the parking lot of the Coliseum station. A second subject was also observed as he seemingly stood-by and acted as a lookout. Officers detained the two adult male subjects and confirmed that four vehicles had been burglarized. The subject seen entering the vehicles was booked for four counts of auto burglary, while the second subject was released due to a lack of evidence. 0710-1630, L10.
A subject suspected of stealing laptop computers from office buildings in SFPD's jurisdiction was detained at Montgomery St. station. Witnesses saw him enter a building, steal a laptop, and flee into the Montgomery St. station. The suspect was turned over to the SF Police.
A subject on-viewed by patrol officers trying to purchase tickets with a stolen credit card was arrested and booked for burglary in addition to $60,000 in warrants charging burglary, possession of stolen property, possession of burglary tools and a narcotics violation.
From the station platform, a patron witnessed two men in their mid-40's burglarize a vehicle parked on San Leandro Blvd. Responding officers located and detained the suspects. The pair was positively identified by the witness. After consultation with OPD, BART PD took the case and booked the suspects for auto burglary.
An officer was in the station parking lot when she observed two juvenile/young adult males drive into the lot and park a Honda Accord. The passenger walked up Arlington Street and the driver walked toward the corner of Diamond and Bosworth Streets. The officer checked the plate and discovered that the vehicle had been reported stolen by Berkeley PD. The officer arrested the 17 year old driver, and later cited and released him to his mother's custody.
Officers responded to the station regarding two suspicious males in an older vehicle, cruising through the parking lots. An officer observed the suspect vehicle, but it fled the station at a high rate of speed. The officer briefly pursued the vehicle, but stopped the chase for safety concerns. The suspect vehicle was found abandoned several blocks away, and the suspects were GOA/UTL. The suspect vehicle had been stolen from Hayward PD's jurisdiction. There were several automobile stereos in the vehicle and at least three vehicles had been burglarized in the BART lot.
An adult male victim was robbed of cash in the parking lot by two juvenile male suspects. The suspects pointed a pellet rifle at the victim, while the firearm appeared to be a sawed-off rifle. BART and Oakland police officers arrived at the scene and OPD detained two subjects that were identified as the responsibles. Up to five burglarized vehicles were located in the parking lot and the responsibles appear to also be the robbery suspects. The suspects were booked at Juvenile Hall and the investigation continues.
An adult female walking to her car in the parking lot was robbed of the contents of her purse along with her automobile after she was accosted by two males, one of whom brandished a handgun. The suspects fled in the victim's car in an unknown direction. At 1835 hrs., the Oakland Police reported that they recovered the stolen auto with one suspect (the driver) in custody at the intersection of 92nd Ave. and Bancroft. The vehicle was recovered after a vehicle pursuit which ended in a crash at said location. A passenger in the stolen auto managed to escape and is still outstanding. The suspect captured by OPD was turned over to this agency. The investigation is on-going.
Patrons reported seeing two male teenagers prowling in the parking structure. A sergeant spotted two suspects matching the provided description leaving the structure in a possibly-stolen vehicle. Another sergeant made a traffic stop on the vehicle. It was later confirmed that the vehicle had been stolen from the structure, the 15-year-old driver was under the influence, and the 17-year-old passenger possessed shaved keys. Both suspects were cited for auto theft and possession of burglary tools. Additionally, the younger suspect was cited for being a minor driving under the influence. Both were released to adult relatives.
A traffic stop as a result of a moving violation resulted in the arrest of three suspects for being in possession of a stolen automobile out of San Leandro PD's jurisdiction. All three were taken into custody without incident.
A patron observed a suspect burglarize a vehicle parked in the station parking lot, and reported the incident to the station agent. An officer arrived, located the suspect walking away from the station, and arrested him.
Street level, witnesses observed a male drop his wallet, then saw a female suspect pick up the wallet and enter the station. When officers arrived, the suspect was at the ticket vending machines, using the victim's credit card to purchase BART tickets. The suspect was arrested and booked.
An adult and three juveniles were arrested on charges ranging from possession of burglar tools to attempted burglary, attempted auto theft, and possession of a controlled substance after a citizen watched as they gained entry into an automobile in the west parking lot. The adult and two juveniles were booked while the third juvenile was cited to a guardian.
An officer observed a vehicle stopped on the station access road with a driver behind the wheel. The vehicle was listed on the OPD stolen vehicle list. The suspect drove the vehicle away from the station and failed to stop for the officer, who pursued the suspect vehicle onto the nearby 580 freeway, where it crashed. The suspect fled on foot and eluded capture.
An anonymous person reported that a man was breaking into a truck parked in the Barrett-side parking lot. BART police dispatchers were able to view the suspect on camera and direct responding BART police officers to the suspect's location. The suspect was arrested for auto burglary and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
Officers observed a female suspect using a credit card to purchase BART tickets at the ticket vending machines. The credit card belonged to someone other than the suspect. Officers detained the suspect, confirmed the card was stolen, then arrested and booked the suspect.
Officer on duty at the Coliseum station observes suspect leave vehicle parked/running unattended in bus zone. Officer starts to run record check, suspect returns stating "I'll move the car". Record check reveals the vehicle to have been stolen this date from San Francisco. Suspect booked at Glen Dyer Jail for 10851 CVC.
BART plainclothes officers observed two male suspects break into a parked vehicle at Coliseum station. The suspects started the vehicle and started to drive away when they were apprehended by the officers. The suspects were booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for vehicle theft. 0703-2755. L21.
Officer on patrol on-viewed two subjects breaking into an automobile with a third acting as a lookout. All three were taken into custody. Statements obtained from one of the suspects led officers to the recovery of two automobiles they had stolen from BART lots. All of the suspects were juvenile males. All were charged with or are being investigated for burglary and attempted auto theft.
An officer detained a suspect who appeared to be casing vehicles in parking lot 'D'. While the officer was speaking with the suspect, a burglary victim contacted the officer to report the burglary to his vehicle which had been parked in lot 'A'. The suspect was found in possession of the victim's car stereo, other property belonging to the victim and burglary tools. The suspect was arrested and booked.