8 total incidents tagged with Counterfeit Currency

11377(a) H&S, 369(i)(b) PC, 470(b)

Fruitvale - 2007-0920

Michael A. Washington (4/25/75, Berkeley) was booked into the Santa Rita Jail on the listed charges.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Narcotics Violation of Prohibition Order Counterfeit Currency 

Possession of Counterfeit Currency/Possession of Prescription Medication w/out a Prescription Arrest

Coliseum - 1412-3760

A victim approached officers to have them look at a $50 bill that he had received as a result of selling a game ticket. The officers determined that the bill was counterfeit and asked him who had given it to him. When the victim pointed out the suspect, the officers made contact with the suspect. The suspect was on probation with a search clause, so they conducted a search and located several more counterfeit bills. The suspect admitted to knowing the bills were bogus. He was also found to be in possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. He was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the listed charges.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Narcotics Counterfeit Currency 

 Fare Evasion/Resisting Arrest/Possession of Narcotics/Possession of Counterfeit Currency

Civic Center/UN Plaza - 1401-0875

CAP Team officers detained a male suspect for fare evasion. Record checks revealed that the man was on probation and had a full search clause. When the officers exercised the search clause, the suspect resisted and had to be physically controlled. The officers completed a search of the man's person and located a quantity of suspected cocaine, as well as $200 in counterfeit US currency. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and booked at the San Francisco County Jail for resisting arrest, possession of narcotics and counterfeit currency. The US Secret Service was notified of the counterfeit violation.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Quality of Life Narcotics Resisting Arrest Counterfeit Currency 

 Fare Evasion/Possession of Narcotics/Possession of Counterfeit Bill Arrest

Civic Center/UN Plaza - 1310-3461

A Critical Asset Patrol Officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that the male is on parole.  A parole search of his person was conducted and he was found to be in possession of prescription narcotics without a prescription.  The male also had a counterfeit $20 bill in his possession.  He was debriefed regarding BART related crimes before being booked into the San Francisco County Jail for fare evasion, possession of narcotics and possession of a counterfeit bill. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Narcotics Counterfeit Currency 

 Grand Theft

Antioch Park and Ride - 1308-4808

A BART contractor reported the theft of a $30,000.00 portable generator from the construction site at the Antioch Park and Ride.  The construction site was secured at 1745 hours on 8/29 hours and upon return on 8/30 at 0700 hours, the theft of the generator was discovered.  The loss is a light blue portable Miller Generator (serial# LD450025E) and the loss was estimated at $30,000.  The lock at the Willow Ave. gate was cut and it appears the thieves entered the site thru the gate.  The lock and gate was fingerprinted but no prints were located.  Antioch PD was advised of the theft.  The case will be followed up on. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Grand Theft/Pickpocket Counterfeit Currency 

Fare Evasion / Resisting Arrest

Powell St. - 1305-4665

Officers observed a male suspect fare evade by jumping over the fare gates to exit from the Powell Street Station.  Officers attempted to detain the male but he attempted to walk away from them.  Officers used force to stop the male from fleeing and place him into handcuffs, but the male resisted their efforts.  Additional officers responded and the male as taken into custody.  A sergeant approved the arrest and debriefed the male.  The male has prior contacts for fare evasion but clear of warrants.  The male was booked at the San Francisco Jail for fare evasion and resisting arrest. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Resisting Arrest Counterfeit Currency 

Possession of Altered Tickets

Powell St. - 1303-0927

While on patrol, officers made a consensual contact on a person who was known to possess altered BART tickets. A records check revealed the person had an outstanding $2,500.00 arrest warrant out of San Francisco for infraction violations. A search incident to arrest resulted in the recovery of altered BART on the suspect’s person. Officers also had earlier taken a statement from a station agent who positively identified the same suspect who was seen altering BART tickets the prior day.  The suspect gave a written statement confessing to altering tickets the previous day. The suspect was placed under arrest for altering tickets and the warrant.A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Warrant Arrest General Counterfeit Currency 

Altering BART Tickets/Possession of Counterfeit Currency

MacArthur - 1301-3948

The station agent alerted an officer to a suspicious male in the free area of the station.  The officer watched the male for a period of time and eventually saw, and heard, him attempt to sell BART tickets to patrons.  The officer detained the suspect.  Upon being detained, the suspect was found to be in possession of altered BART tickets, as well tools commonly used to alter tickets.  At this point, the suspect was placed under arrest for altering tickets.  A search incident to arrest revealed the suspect was also in possession of counterfeit U.S. Currency.  A detective responded and interviewed the suspect, who then confessed to the crimes; a sergeant debriefed the suspect as well, but obtained no relevant criminal information.  The suspect was booked at the North County Jail, Oakland, for altering BART tickets and possession of counterfeit U.S. Currency.  The U.S. Secret Service was notified of the suspect’s arrest for possessing the counterfeit money. 

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Counterfeit Currency