An officer made contact with two females at the station who reported that earlier in the evening (2000 hours) they were drugged and kidnapped in Stockton, and then transported to Oakland by a Black male adult suspect. The females stated they were eventually dropped off on International Blvd. by the suspect, and then managed to flag down a passing motorist who transported them to the Coliseum station. The females then boarded a train and arrived at the East Dublin station where they reported the kidnapping to police. The females were transported to a local hospital, via ambulance, as one of them complained of a headache and breathing difficulties. A sergeant notified Stockton Police of the kidnapping, and BART Police communications notified Oakland Police as well. The suspect is further described as follows: 20-25 years of age; 6’0”; 200 lbs.; shoulder length dreadlock hair with gold or brown tips; wearing a brown and orange colored jacket, white T-shirt, and brown & tan shoes; he was last seen driving a silver 2007 Infinity SUV.
The Oakland Police Department requested the assistance of our canine units to search for a suspect who was wanted for assault with a deadly weapon (brick). A CHP airship was deployed and confirmed that the suspect was in the back yard of a residence located on the 8000 block of Ney Avenue. A BART Canine Officer arrived on scene and began searching for the suspect. The suspect surrendered after he learned a canine was on scene and was taken into custody by Oakland police officers without incident.
A citizen was walking in the 600 block of West MacArthur Blvd near the area of the MacArthur BART Station. He was then robbed by 3 to 4 male black suspects. During the robbery, the victim was pepper sprayed. The suspects then took the victim’s bag which contained a Kyocera brand cell phone, $150.00, and miscellaneous barber supplies. Two officers and a Sgt responded to the scene. The officers searched the area for the suspects and the Sgt located one suspect who matched the description. An infield show up was conducted and the suspect was identified by the victim. The Sgt approved the arrest. The suspect was not on probation or parole but he did have a criminal history including crimes of violence. A Detective was contacted and he responded to interview the suspect. The cell phone did not have tracking capability. The description of the outstanding suspects is 30 to 40 years of age, nothing further. The victim was treated at the scene for the pepper spray and released by paramedics. The suspect was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.
The ISRC received a report of shots fired topside of the BART Street BART Station in OPD's jurisdiction. It was reported that a male had ran into the station and was armed with a firearm. Officers searched the station and the trains that were on the platforms for the suspect but with negative results. Train service was delayed for 15 minutes. BART officers located witnesses to the shooting and that information was given to OPD.
A BART Officer while on patrol at the Richmond Station was flagged down by a citizen and was informed of a possible shooting. The officer responded to the scene and discovered a victim of a gunshot wound. A Sgt and a Lieutenant responded to the scene. Officers from the Richmond Police Department responded to the scene also. Richmond PD is the investigating agency for this incident.
A BART patron flagged an officer down and reported that he parked and locked their vehicle (a black 2013 Mercedes Benz C350) on Chabot Road next to the BART parking lot on 08/30/13, at 1930 hours. He returned today at 0905 hours to find that their front passenger side window had been smashed. The reported loss was a briefcase containing a black Ipad mini (unknown serial number) in a black Ipad Logitech case ($950) and a Macbook Air chrome ($1200). Victim declined to have his vehicle processed for fingerprints.
As officers investigated a possible cell phone theft at the station, they came upon a suspect who was attempting to remove a security cap form a bottle of liquor, which is normally removed by a store employee upon purchase. Reasonably believing the suspect may have stolen the bottle from a nearby store, the officers detained the suspect for theft. Further investigation revealed the suspect had earlier entered the Safeway Supermarket, across the street from the station, and taken the bottle without paying for it. A check of the subject revealed he had previously received a prohibition order citation by BART Police Due to the fact that BART officers had now handled the bulk of the investigation, they arrested the suspect for burglary and a sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect. The suspect was issued a citation for violating the active prohibition order, and was then transported to the Contra Costa County jail, Martinez, where he was booked for burglary.
Oakland Police requested the assistance of a BART Police canine in order to help in the apprehension of a stolen auto suspect who had fled on foot, and who was eventually contained in the rear yard of a residence in East Oakland. Two canine officers and their respective canine partners responded, as did a sergeant. After several announcements were made ordering the suspect to surrender, a canine was deployed into the yard. Before the canine could make contact with the suspect, however, he surrendered and was taken into custody by Oakland officers. There was no use of force by BART Police personnel.
Officers responded to the station on the report of an adult male having been stabbed there. Upon the officers’ arrival, they found the victim conscious and suffering from two stab wounds, at the corner of 19th St. and Nevin Ave. Paramedics were then summoned to the scene. The victim told officers the stabbing had occurred at the corner of 23rd St. and Barrett Ave. (Richmond PD jurisdiction) during an attempted robbery. According to the victim, the suspect was described as follows: White male; thin build; standing 5’7” tall; wearing dark colored clothing/hoodie; and armed with a knife. Richmond police officers responded to the scene and took over the investigation. The victim was eventually was transported to a local hospital.
BART Dispatch received a report from the station agent that there were multiple SFPD officers chasing after a subject down to the platform. SFPD officers were able to detain the subject in question on the platform. SFPD advised that the suspect was wanted for brandishing a firearm on the street level and was also possibly wanted for a robbery. A BART officer assisted in locating a firearm that was dumped in a trash recycling bin near the primary station agent’s booth. The suspect was taken into custody by the SFPD and trains were briefly delayed as officers retrieved some of the suspect’s property that ended up on in the track way. TSOC was notified.
A BART Officer saw a vehicle driving north bound on Shattuck Ave. He observed that the vehicle did not have its headlights on and the vehicle was swerving. The Officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop that resulted in the arrest of the driver for driving under the influence. A Sgt approved the arrest. The driver was booked at the Alameda North County Jail without incident.
The Oakland Police Department contacted a BART officer to report a parolee at large would be at our Pittsburg station. The parolee has a history of violence and was considered armed and dangerous. Officers were later contacted by an Oakland Police sergeant who told them the parolee was inside the station. BART officers attempted to detain the parolee but he began fighting to escape. After a struggle, officers were able to take the parolee into custody. During the struggle, the parolee was bitten by a police canine that was on scene. The parolee was transported to and treated at the hospital. A sergeant responded to the station for a Use of Force investigation and to approve the arrest. OPD took over the case.
Officers on patrol near Powell Street Station heard gunshots from the area of the cable car turnaround at Powell and Market Streets. They immediately investigated and found a male victim on the ground with a gunshot wound to his left leg. Witnesses reported multiple people running from the scene after the shooting. An officer inside Powell Street Station saw a male running through the station from the direction of the shooting and he pursued the possible suspect on foot. The suspect was detained at Powell and Mason Streets. The suspect, who was a fifteen year old male, spontaneously admitted to the officer that he shot the victim and that he had a firearm in his waistband. The suspect was found to be armed with a handgun. The firearm and suspect were turned over to San Francisco police to continue the investigation.
A male victim reported to a sergeant that he had just been robbed of his cell phone, at gun point, by a Black male at the corner of 75th Ave. and San Leandro St., Oakland. The sergeant and an officer performed an area search and soon located a suspect near the corner of 73rd Ave. and Hamilton St. The suspect, however, ran as the sergeant and officer approached him, and a foot pursuit ensued. While running, the suspect dropped a handgun and refused to obey verbal commands to stop. Eventually, the sergeant and a second officer took the suspect into custody at the corner of Hamilton St. and Hegenberger Rd. During this time, the victim’s cell phone was recovered from the suspect, and the victim positively identified him as the responsible. The handgun, which was determined to be a BB gun, was recovered near a residence. Oakland Police Officers, who were earlier notified of the robbery, arrived at the arrest scene but were soon called away to an unrelated shooting in their city. So, BART Police handled the entire investigation from that point on. A detective responded to interview the suspect, who confessed. The victim was not injured during the robbery, but the sergeant sustained minor injuries during the arrest; he did not require medical attention. A lieutenant responded to the scene and performed the use-of-force investigation. After being interviewed by the detective, the suspect (who is homeless) was booked at the North County jail for armed robbery, resisting arrest and violation of probation.
While driving on northbound Highway 680, Walnut Creek, an officer observed a vehicle swerve and strike several construction safety cones and nearly strike an electronic directional sign. The officer then conducted a traffic stop upon the vehicle and, upon contacting the male driver, believed he was driving while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. CHP officers responded to the detention scene, performed sobriety tests on the driver and arrested him for DUI.
Officers were flagged down at the corner of Cyrill Magnun and Eddy Streets, San Francisco, by a witness who advised them of a strong arm robbery having just occurred. The witness identified a female suspect nearby, as well as a victim. The officers immediately detained the suspect without incident and learned that the suspect had forcibly taken a cell phone from the victim. San Francisco Police officers arrived and took control of the case.
CAP Team and Zone 1 officers assisted Oakland PD with a large protest in the downtown Oakland area. Approximately 300-400 people gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza above 12th Street Station for a protest. The crowd eventually marched through the downtown area and at one point moved onto the 880 freeway, stopping traffic in both directions. Protesters committed acts of vandalism to buildings and vehicles along their march route, started several small fires and battered officers with rocks and other missiles. OPD requested mutual aid and officers from a number of jurisdictions responded. BART officers assisted with crowd control near City Hall until the crowd dispersed at about 0030 hours. There was no damage to BART property and no disruption of service.
Officers responded to a report of a grand theft from a person (cell phone) that occurred inside the Westfield Mall. After a foot pursuit, officers detained the male suspect on 48 Golden Gate Ave. SFPD responded and took over the case. The male was seen earlier on BART property so Detectives were notified of arrest and were given the suspect's information.
Berkeley police requested that a Fremont train be held because two Berkeley male robbery suspects, at least one of whom was armed with a gun, were believed to be aboard. The train was held at MacArthur station. A BART police sergeant and three officers responded to the scene. BART police personnel accompanied Berkeley police to the platform and assisted in the train search. Oakland police secured the concourse level of the station. Berkeley police detained four people initially, then released one of them. Berkeley police recovered an air-soft pistol and two backpacks, at least one of which contained marijuana. Once Berkeley police recovered the evidence and photographed the area in which the items were found, the train was released. The train was held for 30 minutes. TSOC was notified.
A bus driver flagged down BART officers to report that she had seen a possible robbery just outside of the station and she was able to point out the suspect. Officers attempted to make contact, but the suspect fled. An officer caught up to the suspect and determined that he was hiding in some bushes and the officer could see a knife in his hand. The suspect was ordered at gunpoint to drop the knife, which he did. The robbery victim then arrived and said he had been robbed of $5. The victim identified the suspect as the same person who had shown him a knife and demanded his money. Because the crime occurred in Richmond PD's jurisdiction, the case was turned over to them. Custody of the suspect was turned over to RPD.
A BART police officer assisted Oakland police in arresting a man wanted on a robbery warrant. The officer tackled the fleeing suspect, who had gotten away from the Oakland officers who had detained him. The suspect was subsequently found to be in possession of a .22 caliber pistol. A BART police sergeant responded to the scene to conduct the use-of-force investigation.
San Francisco Police received a report that a stabbing had just occurred at a restaurant near the 16th Street station. San Francisco Police chased a suspect into the station and confronted him on the platform. After pepper spray was unsuccessful in subduing the suspect, a bean bag round was fired and the suspect was taken into custody. Trains were delayed for approximately 15 minutes while officers attempted to locate the weapon and witnesses. No one was injured, although a San Francisco officer had his eyes washed out due to the blow back from the pepper spray being used. A BART police sergeant and several of our officers arrived at the scene to assist SFPD. Video recovery notified.
A female used a call box in the parking lot to report that she had been raped in an apartment complex near the station. She stated she was approached by three black males as she exited the BART station and offered a drink. She accepted and went with the males to the apartment building. She believed the males put something in her drink, as she blacked out and could not remember anything. She returned to the station about 30 minutes later and reported the assault. Responding officers met the victim and stayed with her until Concord PD and medical aid arrived. The case was turned over to Concord PD for further investigation.
Officers were flagged down regarding a battery in progress on the street level of the Powell St. station. Officers were able to take the suspect into custody without incident. A victim was located who signed a citizen's arrest against the suspect. The suspect was also found to have three infraction warrants. The suspect was booked for battery and the warrants at the San Francisco County Jail.
While in the employee parking lot at 6th and Madison Streets, an officer heard multiple gunshots coming from the downtown area. Oakland Police were notified and the BART officer drove towards downtown. As he approached the Jackson Street on-ramp to highway 880, the officer came upon what appeared to be the victim of a traffic collision lying on the roadway. The officer soon discovered the (male) victim was connected to the earlier reported gunshots. In addition, the officer discovered a second male victim suffering from a gunshot wound while seated in a nearby vehicle. Oakland and Highway patrol officers responded to the scene, as did medical personnel. Oakland officers eventually took control of the investigation, which was determined to be a double homicide. No suspect(s) information was available.