BART officers assisted San Pablo Police Department by locating a homicide suspect (Ignacio Gomez, 25 years, San Pablo) aboard a BART train at the Concord Station. Gomez was placed under arrest and was released to San Pablo.
Hayward Police Department requested assistance for a barricaded suspect inside a house. With BART Police Department's assistance, the male (Vishneet Charan, 27 years, Hayward) was taken into custody and was booked into jail
BART Officers responded to the West Oakland Station with Oakland P.D. units to search for Sindel Botelho (20 years old, Reno) and a 4-year-old victim that she kidnapped from his father. Trains were held and searched at the West Oakland and MacArthur Stations with negative results. An on-duty station agent reported seeing the suspect and victim exit the West Oakland Station. Officers detained the suspect without incident. The suspect was turned over to Oakland P.D. units and arrested for kidnapping. L24
The station agent was contacted by an adult male who reported being shot, in Oakland Police jurisdiction, several blocks away from the station. Oakland police officers responded and took over the shooting investigation, while paramedics tended to the victim. Incident #17-058797
A community service officer near the MacArthur BART station was flagged down regarding a shooting which had just occurred on 42nd Street in Oakland. The community service officer maintained visual of the suspect until a BART officer arrived on scene and was able to detain the suspect. Once officers from the Oakland Police Department arrived, the suspect was turned over to them. The Oakland Police Department ultimately took over the entire investigation as the shooting took place in their jurisdiction. 1709-0920/Oakland PD #17-048230 L15
BART officers were dispatched to the Castro Valley Station to locate a theft suspect on a train. The theft, which was reported by the ACSO, occurred in Dublin. The officers detained a male suspect. a records check revealed an active felony warrant. The case was turned over to ACSO as it occurred in their jurisdiction.
BART Police received several 911 emergency calls reporting a male was assaulted and kicked in the head by a group of 5-6 juveniles. Officers responded "Code 3", arrived at the Richmond Station and located the victim who was transported to a local hospital for his injuries. Officers searched the area for the juveniles but were unable to locate them. During the investigation, the crime was determined to have occurred in Richmond Police Department's jurisdiction and they were notified. BART Police completed a supplemental report and all information was forwarded to Richmond Police. Station video was requested.
A BART employee’s identification was taken during an auto burglary near the employee’s residence, which occurred between 1730 hours on 5/30/17 and 0430 hours on 5/31/17. An officer took the report and provided the stolen identification information to TSOC.
Officers detained a subject for battery against a person on public transportation. The subject pushed the victim for no apparent reason. The victim made a citizen’s arrest. The subject was issued a citation for battery and issued a Prohibition Order. An officer took the report.
An officer was in an eatery adjacent to the station when he noticed a female grabbing onto a male in an apparent argument. The officer tried to intercede, but the female continued grabbing onto the male and had to be placed in a control hold. She resisted arrest, but was eventually handcuffed. The male, who was not injured, was determined to be her boyfriend. SFPD was unable to respond, so the female was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for domestic battery and resisting arrest. The male refused an emergency protective order. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and to conduct a use of force investigation.
A BART contractor reported the theft of a $12,000 compressor unit from a BART construction site at East 12th Street and 29th Avenue in the city of Oakland (near the Fruitvale Station). The compressor was left on its trailer, unhitched, at 0800 hours and when the contractor returned at 1230 hours, the whole unit was gone.
Officers were flagged down for a reported sexual battery which occurred on the street level, in SFPD jurisdiction. The officers detained the suspect, who was pointed out by witnesses, but they were unable to locate a victim. The male suspect was determined to be too intoxicated to care for himself, so he was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for public intoxication.
Concord PD requested BART Officers check the station for a suspect that took guns from his family’s residence without permission. The initial patrol check was negative. An officer later located the suspect at the station without incident. The suspect did not have any firearms in his possession. The suspect and the case were turned over to Concord PD.
Officers detained a suspect for using the station elevator to evade payment of his fare. A warrant check revealed that the suspect was wanted for a $20,000 burglary warrant out of San Mateo County. Further investigation revealed that the suspect was a felon in possession of a Taser weapon and was also in possession of property stolen during a robbery in Millbrae earlier in the morning. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and booked for the warrant, weapon and probation violations. The weapon and stolen property were turned over to the Millbrae Police Department to assist in their robbery investigation.
A BART Train operator was the victim of an auto burglary over the weekend where his work keys (train keys) were stolen from his car. The burglary occurred in Oakland PD’s jurisdiction. The employee notified BART PD of the theft of his keys. TSOC was notified.
Per San Francisco Police Officers, trains were held out of the station as they searched for a male suspect who was said to have been involved in an armed robbery on a city street. The suspect was reportedly on the #1 trackway and headed toward the Embarcadero Station. A combination of BART and San Francisco Police officers searched both trackways between the Montgomery and Embarcadero stations, but did not locate the suspect; two other involved suspects were detained, and a handgun recovered, by San Francisco Police Officers in their jurisdiction. Trains were delayed for approximately 45 minutes. TSOC notified (“Jeff”).
An officer contacted the suspect earlier in the morning before the start of revenue as a result of a welfare check. During that welfare check, the suspect had several suspicious items on him, such as a dealer license plate and a bag full of car keys. At the time, the officer was unable to confirm if the items had been stolen. The suspect was identified and released, but the officer retained the property. A few hours later, the officer was able to confirm that the dealer plate and keys had been stolen in a burglary from Toyota of Walnut Creek. The officer contacted Walnut Creek PD (WCPD) and confirmed they were searching for a suspect in that burglary. The officer located the same suspect from his earlier contact who was still at the station. The suspect was detained and WCPD arrived a short time later to take custody of the suspect and place him under arrest.
The station agent reported that a male suspect had just stabbed a female victim with a machete. SFPD and BART officers responded. The investigation determined that the assault took place in the hallway connecting the platform elevator to the concourse. The suspect stabbed or slashed two victims. One victim remained in the station, while the second victim and the suspect fled to the street. SFPD officers were were at the station exit immediately contacted the second victim and rendered aid the the victim in the station. The suspect was described as a black male, 30-40 years old, 5'10" tall, 200 pounds, wearing a green jacket and dark pants. The suspect was armed with a large machete-type blade. Because they were involved from the outset, SFPD took the lead in the investigation. The 7th & Market exit and platform elevator were closed to facilitate the crime scene investigation. There was no impact on train service.
Officer were on patrol and located a suspect that was wanted for rape by San Leandro PD. The male was detained, his identity was confirmed and was placed under arrest on San Leandro's warrant. San Leandro PD took custody of the suspect.
Officers saw two males running from the Westfield Mall into the station, with security officers in pursuit. Officers followed the males to the platform and detained them for investigation. One male surrendered without incident, but the other attempted to escape by charging an officer. That male was taken into custody, but the officer suffered a cut to his upper lip requiring stitches. Officers later learned that the two suspect had stolen a purse from a victim in the mall food court. The case was turned over to SFPD. The two men were arrested for conspiracy, theft from a person, resisting arrest, and battery on an officer with injury.
Plainclothes BART officers noticed a male breaking a second story window of a building from the inside of the building at 21st/Webster Street. Citizens reported that the male was a burglary suspect who was trying to escape the building. OPD arrived and created a perimeter around the building. Hours later, they requested a BART K-9 and one responded. During a search of the building with the K-9, a suspect was located and taken into custody.
Target store security reported that the suspect in a armed robbery had fled toward the station. Witnesses pointed out the suspect to two officers who were on patrol, and the officers detained the female suspect without incident. The suspect was turned over to San Leandro PD for further investigation.
A BART sub-contractor reported that their personal vehicle (2005 Toyota Scion) was burglarized while parked on 7th Street, Oakland, between 1945 and 2015 hours. The vehicle’s left rear window was smashed to gain entry and a BART portable radio, among other miscellaneous items, was taken. An officer responded and took the report. TSOC notified.
Oakland Police requested the closure of the 12th Street station as demonstrators set fires at street side, above the station. The station was closed, as a safety measure, and train service was minimally impacted as the last hour or so of train service remained. BART Police sergeants and officers responded and assisted Oakland Officers with monitoring the demonstrators, who eventually dispersed. No injuries to police personnel or demonstrators were reported, and BART property was not damaged. L10